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National Geographic Live Season Tickets

Presented by In Partnership with National Geographic

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Ikeda Theater

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At National Geographic Live this season, you'll meet four explorers who, each in their own way, are pushing the boundaries of exploration. Join the Explorers Circle to receive reserved front orchestra seating, an invitation to an exclusive reception with Nizar Ibrahim, and a signed gift. Season tickets include a tax deductible gift of $250 to help ensure the continuatino of Nat Geo Live in Arizona. 


Blue World

Sylvia Earle: Oceanographer

November 18, 2015

Discover the wonders and fragility of the deep blue seas with National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Sylvia A. Earle. She has been called "Her Deepness" by the New Yorker and the New York Times, "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress, and first "Hero for the Planet" by Time magazine. She is an oceanographer, explorer, author, and lecturer. 


Gorongosa Reborn: A Cameraman's Journal

Bob Poole: Wildlife Filmmaker

January 20, 2016

Travel to Africa with Emmy Award-winning wildlife cinematographer Bob Poole. In 2012, National Geographic Television produced the film War Elephants in Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park about elephants traumatized by years of civil war and poaching. Whether tracking elephants in extreme desert environments of Mali, following wildbeest across the Serengeti, or traveling road-less regions of war-torn Sudan, Bob Poole's lifetime experience, and unfailing tenacity help him capture remarkable moments. 


Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous

Nizar Ibrahim: Paleontologist 

February 10, 2016

In a tale for the ages, 2014 National Geographic Emerging Explorer Nizar Ibrahim finds "a needle in a desert" - the first semi-aquatic dinosaur. The German/Moroccan paleontologist was obesessed with the giant predator Spinosaurus, one of the great mysteries in paleontology. Listen to Ibrahim's remarkable story and about the findings of an international team of scientists that were featured as a cover story for National Geographic magazine. 


K2: Danger and Desire on the Savage Mountain

Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner: Mountaineer

March 2, 2016

End the season with National Geographic's 2012 "Explorer of the Year", Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner. She is the first woman to achieve the extraordinary feat of scaling all 14 of the world's 8,000-meter peaks without the use of supplementary oxygen. Once summiting all the other 8,000-meter peaks, K2 was still holding out on her. After six trying attempts and thirteen years of climbing, Kaltenbrunner finally reached K2's peak. 

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