National Geographic Events

NGLive!

Arizona Speaker Series

  • Date
    October 15, 2014 – March 25, 2015
  • Location Mesa, AZ
  • Price Series tickets start at $78.
Photo: Mesa Arts Center
Mesa Arts Center

Photograph courtesy Mesa Arts Center

Image of Nat Geo Live brochure

National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s popular and entertaining speaker series, and Arizona’s premier performing arts complex, Mesa Arts Center, will showcase the world through the eyes of great explorers, filmmakers, and photographers with a new season starting October 2014. If you’re a previous attendee, you already know that Nat Geo Live events are lavishly illustrated, firsthand presentations by people who travel the world to get the powerful stories and images you’ve seen on the National Geographic Channel and in National Geographic magazine.

2014–15 subscription are on sale now. Single-event tickets will go on sale June 16 on a first-come, first-served basis. Don’t forget that parking at Mesa Arts Center is convenient—and still free!

Find out about our Student Matinees at Mesa Arts Center.

See our Tickets and Information page for more details.

Join the Explorers Circle! Enhance your National Geographic Live experience by becoming a member of the Explorers Circle. Find out how.

  • Picture of David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes
    Coral, Fire, and Ice: Exploring Secret Underwater Worlds
    SpeakersWednesday, November 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.Mesa, AZ

    Explore undersea worlds with photographic legend David Doubilet and his wife and underwater partner, photojournalist Jennifer Hayes. From the coral reefs of Papua New Guinea to the icebergs of Antarctica to the harp seals of Canada’s Gulf of St. Lawrence, they’ll go beyond the published stories to share their behind the camera adventures.

  • Picture of Mike Libecki and Cory Richards
    Untamed Antarctica
    SpeakersWednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Mesa, AZ

    Veteran climbers Mike Libecki and Cory Richards tell the story of their journey to Antarctica, where they battled extreme cold, furious winds, and fickle weather to summit a remote 2,000-foot spire. Join them for a humorous but gripping firsthand account of this first ascent at the bottom of the world.

  • Picture of Pete McBride
    Chasing Rivers
    SpeakersWednesday, March 25, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Mesa, AZ

    Acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Pete McBride (Chasing Water) offers unforgettable journeys down two of the world’s great rivers. The Colorado flows through majestic landscapes but no longer reaches the sea. And the Ganges, India’s sacred waterway, is revered as a god but polluted by the people who worship it.

Event Sponsors

  • Series Sponsor

    Logo: Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Presenting Partner

    Logo: Mesa Arts Center
  • Lead Education Sponsor

    Canon logo
  • Official Bookstore

    Logo: Changing Hands Bookstore
  • Hotel Partner

    Logo: Phoenix Marriott
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