Profile: Pamelia Kursten and the Art of the Theremin

Pamelia Kursten is the 21st century’s greatest theremin virtuosa, who has turned an instrument most associate with creepy sci-fi “woo-woo” music into an art form. Hear what she has to say and how she does it in this sound-rich piece, originally produced for the Voice of America’s “Our World” science program.

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NYC “Cricket Crawl”

Artists meet Canoe in search of Crickets

In which Adam goes out with an intrepid group of artist-citizen-scientists as they explore Brooklyn’s  Gowanus Canal on canoes looking for seven species of crickets and kaydids. Also includes some Madison Square Park exploration.

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