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.