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Enjoy our Nat Geo Live series 2018-19, and you'll experience five of National Geographic's top photographers, filmmakers, and adventurers as they share behind-the-scenes stories live onstage. Reserve the best seats today! Get 5 shows for as low as $98


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  • National Geographic Society Members & Mesa Arts Center Members Pricing: $157, $140, $124 or $98.
  • Non-Member Pricing:  $183, $164, $147, or $118.
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Mesa Arts Center Members single tickets on sale May 11

Public single tickets on sale May 20 


Rhinos, Rickshaws, and Revolutions

Ami Vitale: Photographer

October 17, 2018

Since beginning her career covering the conflict in Kosovo, photojournalist Ami Vitale has chosen to “live the story.” Vitale has lived in mud huts, contracted malaria, and braved civil war. Her belief that “you can’t talk about humanity without talking about nature” led her to chronicle her journey from documenting warzones to reintroducing rhinos to the wild. 

The Search for Longevity

David McLain: Photographer | Dan Buettner: Author

November 14, 2018

Learn how to live a longer, healthier, happier life from best-selling Blue Zones author Dan Buettner and award-winning National Geographic photographer David McLain, who have travelled the world to understand how the longest lived and happiest people got to be that way.

A Wild Life

Bertie Gregory: Filmmaker

January 23, 2019

Whether camping with wolves on Vancouver’s western beaches, pursuing peregrine falcons in London, or filming leopards in the streets of Mumbai, Bertie Gregory captures the essence of what it means to coexist peacefully—with respect and humor—alongside the magnificent creatures of the natural world.

Standing at Water's Edge

Cristina Mittermeier: Photographer

February 20, 2019

Cristina Mittermeier is a Mexican-born marine biologist and photographer specializing in conservation issues surrounding the ocean and indigenous cultures. Her work centers on the delicate balance between human well-being and healthy ecosystems.

Wild Seas, Secret Shores  

Thomas Peschak: Photographer

March 20, 2019

To Thomas Peschak, sharks aren’t a reason to get out of the water. They’re a reason to get in. In this talk, the marine biologist-turned-National Geographic Photographer takes audiences around the world with his award-winning images and his engaging take on the ocean’s charismatic creatures. 



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