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Chicago Speaker Series

  • Date
    April 7, 2014 – March 30, 2015
  • Location Chicago, IL
  • Price Series subscriptions start at $101 (Nat Geo members and Goodman Theatre subscribers) and $115 (general public).
Photo: Goodman Theatre
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Picture of Steve Winter with rangers

Photographer Steve Winter opens our 2014–15 season October 20.

Photograph by Sharon Guynup

National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s popular and entertaining speaker series, will showcase the world through the eyes of great explorers, filmmakers, and photographers with a new season starting October 2014 at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. 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. Join us!

Subscription tickets for our 2014–15 series are on sale now! Check the links below to find out more about our new season of events. Please note that member pricing is available only by phone or in person at the Ticket Office (+1 312 443 3800).

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  • Picture of Steve Winter
    On the Trail of Big Cats: Tigers, Cougars, and Snow Leopards
    SpeakersMonday, October 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.Chicago, IL

    Award-winning photographer Steve Winter has tracked tigers in the jungles of Asia, searched for snow leopards in the Himalaya, and gone to Hollywood in pursuit of a cougar. Co-author of the National Geographic book Tigers Forever, Winter strives to share the beauty of big cats while working to save them.

  • Picture of Mike Libecki and Cory Richards
    Untamed Antarctica
    SpeakersMonday, December 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.Chicago, IL

    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 David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes
    Coral, Fire, and Ice
    SpeakersMonday, February 9, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.Chicago, IL

    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 and 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 Jodi Cobb
    Stranger in a Strange Land
    SpeakersMonday, March 30, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.Chicago, IL

    A veteran National Geographic photographer whose career has spanned four decades, Jodi Cobb takes audiences on a moving and humorous journey as she chronicles her public—and private—path from young photojournalist to world-renowned photographer.

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Events for Today, April 23, 2014 in Chicago, IL

UPCOMING EVENTS

On the Trail of Big Cats, Chicago, IL
October 20, 2014

Untamed Antarctica, Chicago, IL
December 1, 2014

Coral, Fire, and Ice, Chicago, IL
February 9, 2015

View all events on the calendar page →

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