Celebrating its 125th anniversary, National Geographic returns to Goodman’s Albert Theatre on 170 N Dearborn Street with its four-part National Geographic Live Chicago Speaker series, featuring:
The Search for Life Beyond Earth with Kevin Hand, Astrobiologist
Monday, October 7, 2013, 7 p.m.
To gain insight into how microbes eke out a living in our world’s harshest climes, Hand has traveled to the most forbidding environments on Earth.
The Lens of Adventure with Bryan Smith, Extreme Filmmaker
Monday, December 9, 2013, 7 p.m.
Whether it’s kayaking in frigid waters or testing humans’ capacity to fly, Smith shares his experiences documenting adventure in some of the world’s most challenging environments.
Spirit of the Wild with Paul Nicklen, Wildlife Photojournalist
Monday, February 10, 2014, 7 p.m.
From capturing the beauty of emperor penguins in the icy waters of Antarctica to photographing Canada’s elusive Spirit Bears, Nicklen faces incredible hardships and danger in pursuit of powerful, close-up images of iconic wildlife.
The Hidden Life of Wolves with Jim and Jamie Dutcher, Filmmakers and Wildlife Activists
Monday, April 7, 2014, 7 p.m.
Documented in a series of Emmy Award-winning films, the Dutchers spent six years observing the social behavior of the Sawtooth wolves, recognizing the need to educate the public about the alarming eradication of these animals. Call 312-443-3800 to order tickets.
For more information, visit www.goodmantheatre.org/natgeo. To subscribe to National Geographic magazine, call 1-800-NGS-LINE (1-800-647-5463). ###