Children’s Program Features Magic and Creepy Crawlies in Upcoming WSCC Evergreen Arts and Humanities Performance

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dr insecta-maxwellspider-smHave you ever touched a tarantula? How about seen magic hissing cockroaches? The Evergreen Arts & Humanities Series of Washington State Community College (WSCC) is proud to present their annual children's concert featuring the captivating Dr. Insecta and his "Incredible Unforgettable Bug Lab Experience." This event will be held on February 8th at 2:00pm at Graham Auditorium on the WSCC campus.

Children of all ages will be sure to enjoy the magic and insects that Dr. Insect has to offer. Dr. Insecta offers an up-close look at different insects while explaining their anatomy and characteristics to the crowd. Audience members even have a chance to get hands-on with the different creatures that Dr. Insecta has to offer. This event is a kid-approved favorite that features humor, magic, and educational material. Dr. Insecta likes to make sure that kids are having fun while they learn about each of his interesting bugs.

Dr. Insecta hopes that through his shows, he can help people lose their fear of some of the biggest bugs in the world. Through education and hands-on experiences, he shows audiences that while many see his bugs as "creepy", there really is not something to be afraid of. This intro to entomology is sure to thrill children and adults alike. He has performed across the country to share his love of insects with audiences of all ages. To get a preview of what to expect at the performance, visit

Additionally, the Spring Semester Art Exhibit will be open to all who attend the children's program. The exhibit features sculptures and paintings created by Beth Sears Cox, who is an art instructor at West Virginia University – Parkersburg. The pencil drawings of Anthony Wilson are also being featured in the exhibit.

Make sure to come out and see Dr. Insecta in the Graham Auditorium at WSCC on February 8th at 2:00pm. This event is free and open to the public. Advance seat pass reservations can be made by contacting Tanya Wilder by phone at 740-374-8716 or by e-mail at In case of extreme weather, the EAHS Facebook page and the WSCC website will announce cancelled and rescheduled shows.

The Evergreen Arts and Humanities Series in funded in part by ARTSBRIDGE United Arts Fund. In addition, this project is supported in part by the Ohio River Border Initiative, a joint project of the Ohio Arts Council and the West Virginia Commission on the Arts. The Schwendeman Agency, Inc. has served as the presenting sponsor for the Series for over five years.

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