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Presentation Schedule

Main Stage
10:00am Hybrid Zone
Hybrid Zone is a 4 piece alt-rock band from Cary that has been playing together for two years.  With a wide variety of musical influences, each member contributes something unique to the band as a whole.
11:15am Graffiti Monkeys
12:45pm Bug Cooking Demo (Featuring Pharaoh’s at the Museum)
12:45pm Strolling band: Touch of Dixie
2:00pm Dan Paterno
Acoustic Rock for All Ages Featuring the Sing-along "Bugs in Your Rugs”
3:30pm Savannah Smith
Savannah Smith is a sixteen-year-old singer-songwriter from North Carolina. She sings and is a multi-instrumentalist as well as being involved in her high school marching band, chorus, and musicals. She recently released her first EP “The Yellow Room Sessions,” available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and more.
5:00pm Mosquito Legs
Playing original music written by Kelly Bourgeois, which has been described as massive, mystic, and visceral, as well as the most popular pop punk & rock 'n' roll covers. 

Windows on the World (NEC, Third Floor)
9:30am Storytime: Life of a Silk Moth
Madison T. Drouin, Author
10:30am Talk TBD
Dr. Dan, Avian and Exotic Animal Care
11:30am A Bug-eating Lemur? The Amazingly Weird Aye-Aye
Chris Smith, Duke Lemur Center
2:30pm Scorpions: Fact vs. Fiction
Wade Harrell, Live Arthropod Curator
The Harrell House Bug Museum, Santa Fe New Mexico
3:30pm Remote Controlled Cyborg Insects for Search and Rescue (As Seen on TV)
Prof. Alper Bozkurt, NC State University, iBionics Laboratory
SECU Daily Planet (NRC)
10:00am Talk TBD
Dr. Julie Urban, Assistant Director, Genomics & Microbiology Lab
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
11:00am The Earth’s Coolest Bugs: The Hidden World of Hoppers
Jason Cryan, PhD, Deputy Museum Director for Research & Collections
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
1:00pm Talk TBD
Brian Little
2:00pm Bugged: The Race to Eradicate the Asian Longhorned Beetle
Jim Smith, Entomology Risk Analyst
USDA-CPHIST-PERAL
3:00pm Talk and book signing
Arthur Evans, Author
4:00pm Dr. Matt Bertone
WRAL 3D Theater (NEC, First Floor)
10:00am
11:00am
noon
2:00pm
3:00pm
4:00pm
3D Movie: Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure!
(Tickets required, please see Museum Box Office)
5:00pm James and the Giant Peach (not 3D)
Free!

 

Event presentations and displays are subject to change without notice.

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