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Kansas City Speaker Series

  • Date
    February 24, 2015 – June 2, 2015
  • Location Kansas City, MO
  • Price Four show packages start from $64-$140. Three show packages start from $54-$120. Special pricing is available to add The Hidden Life of Wolves to your three- or four-show package.
Photo: Helzberg Hall stage
The Muriel Kauffman Theatre at Kansas City’s Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Photograph by Tim Hursley

National Geographic Live returns to Kansas City with a new five-part speaker series at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre. If you’ve attended previous Nat Geo Live events, you know that they 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. If you haven’t, join the adventure this season at the Kauffman Center!

Season packages for our 2015 season at the Kauffman Center are now on sale to current subscribers by phone at 816.994.7222. Subscriptions are available to the public to purchase on Monday, July 28. Single tickets are on sale to the public on Thursday, August 28. Check the links below for more information about our 2015 National Geographic Live events in Kansas City.

  • Picture of Carsten Peter
    Extreme Planet
    SpeakersTuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Kansas City, MO

    Photographer Carsten Peter has gone into erupting volcanoes and down ice shafts to get images of the natural world that look more like science fiction than fact. Journey with him to a planet you never knew existed—our own Earth.

  • Picture of Amy Toensing
    Aboriginal Australia
    SpeakersTuesday, March 17, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Kansas City, MO

    Get a glimpse into the contemporary reality of the world’s oldest continuous culture through the eyes of National Geographic Amy Toensing, a photographer renowned for her intimate portraits of ordinary people.

  • Picture of Joel Sartore
    Grizzlies, Piranhas, and Man-Eating Pigs
    SpeakersTuesday, April 21, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Kansas City, MO

    Photographer Joel Sartore has learned the hard way that there’s more to the job than just traveling to exotic locales and shooting pictures. From being chased by angry and hungry animals to surviving multiple traffic accidents in far-flung places, things can go wrong in the field, and for Sartore, they often do.

  • Picture of David Doubilet
    Coral, Fire, and Ice: Exploring Secret Underwater Worlds
    SpeakersTuesday, May 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Kansas City, MO

    Join photographers David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes for a tour of contrasting underwater environments: from a tropical coral paradise in Papua New Guinea to the ice-filled waters of Antarctica, then north to Canada’s Gulf of St. Lawrence.

  • Jim and Jamie Dutcher
    The Hidden Life of Wolves
    SpeakersTuesday, June 2, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.Kansas City, MO

    Jim and Jamie Dutcher spent six years observing the behavior of a pack of wolves in a camp bordering Idaho’s Sawtooth Wilderness, as documented in a series of Emmy Award-winning films. Join them for a rare, intimate look at a long-misunderstood creature who plays an important role in balancing ecosystems.

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Events for Today, November 23, 2014 in Kansas City, MO

UPCOMING EVENTS

Extreme Planet, Kansas City, MO
February 24, 2015

Aboriginal Australia, Kansas City, MO
March 17, 2015

Grizzlies, Piranhas, and Man-Eating Pigs, Kansas City, MO
April 21, 2015

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