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National Geographic Hosts Lectures, Live Concerts and More

This fall season Silver Spring residents can enjoy compelling films and live concerts in December.

 

National Geographic Live is back and this year will be filled with plenty of events to choose from. Beginning Sept. 14 and running through Dec. National Geographic will host world-renowned photographers, travel writers, scholars, and Nobel Prize winners.

All programs will take place in the Grosvenor Auditorium at 1600 M St.
NW, Washington, DC (unless otherwise noted).

December events:

Event Date/Time Description Cost

KITE SKIING THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE

Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Eric and Sarah McNair-Landry, the borther and sister team trekked two thousand miles through Canada’s arctic archipelago, fending off polar bears and coping with unfavorable winds.

NG member: $18 / 2-pt series: $34

Public: $20/ 2-pt series: $38

WHAT MAKES A SOCIETY SUCCESSFUL: A LOOK AT HUMAN AND CHIMPANZEE COMMUNITIES

Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m.

Roger Myerson and Jill Pruetz share their insights on how humans and chimps share information, resolve conflicts, and build social groups.

NG member: $20/ 3-pt series:$57

Public: $22 / 3-pt series: $63

CHEETAHS: SURVIVORS ON THE RUN


Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 p.m.


Photographer Frans Lanting  recently documented surviving cheetah populations in Africa and Asia.

NG member: $18/5-pt series: $85

Public: $20 /5-pt series: $95

IRISH CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA

Saturday, Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Enjoy Irish Christmas concert with Aaron Jones, of Old Blind Dogs and Shannon Lambert-Ryan. $30

Note: Tickets can be purchased online at www.nglive.org, by telephone at (202) 857-7700, or in person at the National Geographic ticket office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Free parking is available in the National Geographic underground garage for all programs that begin after 6 p.m. 

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