Experience National Geographic Live in Nashville!
Meet National Geographic explorers as they share their behind-the-scenes stories straight from the front lines of exploration - illustrated with stunning images and video-live onstage at Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
February 11, 2019 Point of No Return with Mountaineer Hilaree Nelson
Mountaineer Hilaree Nelson shares the gripping story of leading a National Geographic team on a harrowing journey to the summit of Myanmar's Hkakabo Razi, possibly Southeast Asia's highest point. They didn't realize that the greatest obstacle wouldn't be their dwindling rations, or the grueling jungle hikes, or the life-threatening hypothermia. It was the force of conflicting personalities that threatened to unravel the entire endeavor. Nelson recounts the tough decisions she had to make to keep the team together, accompanied by photographer Cory Richard's dramatic stills and clips from Renan Ozturk's searing documentary Down to Nothing.
April 29, 2019 Ocean Soul with Underwater Photographer Brian Skerry
Voyage across the oceans with one of National Geographic's most seasoned photographers and discover a vast, hidden world beneath the waves. Using his camera to communicate, Brian Skerry has spent more than 10,000 hours underwater telling the oceans' stories. His images celebrate the mystery of the depths and offer portraits of creatures so intimate they sometimes appear to have been shot in a studio. Skerry dives eight months of the year, often in extreme conditions beneath Arctic ice or in predator-infested waters, and has even lived at the bottom of th