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National Geographic Hosts Lectures, Live Concerts and More

This fall season, enjoy compelling films and live concerts in September.

 

National Geographic Live is back this fall with discussions and talks on everything from travel to music and exotic food. Beginning Sept. 14, National Geographic will host world-renowned photographers, travel writers, scholars, and Nobel Prize winners in events open to the public.

All programs will take place in the Grosvenor Auditorium at 1600 M St. NW, Washington, DC (unless otherwise noted).

September events:

Event Date/Time Description Cost

1001 INVENTIONS: THE ENDURING LEGACY OF MUSLIM CIVILIZATION


Friday, Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m.


Professor Salim   T.S. Al-Hassani shares his experience and revelations from the Muslim Civilization.

$20


THE ARAB TABLE


Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m.

Meet author author May Bsisu who was born in Jordan. join the discussion with Bsisu as she Arab cooking, reflected in her book "The Arab Table: Recipes and Culinary Traditions."

$60 tasting/  tasting & exhibit $65


THE LONGEST WAY HOME: ONE MAN’S QUEST FOR THE COURAGE TO SETTLE DOWN

Friday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Award-winning travel writer Andrew McCarthy discusses his new book,"The Longest Way Home."

NG member: $18/ 3-pt series: $51

Public: $20/3-pt series: $57

ALL ROADS FILM FESTIVAL


Thursday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Sept. 30


Meet filmmakers at panel discussions and dance to live music. Enjoy free photography exhibit in the courtyard.

NG member: $8/9-pt series & launch party: $73

Public: $10/ 9-pt series & launch party: $91

 

FESTIVAL LAUNCH PARTY

Thursday, Sept. 27 at 5 p.m. 

Meet and mingle with filmmakers and festival guests.
N/A

ALL ROADS DANCE PARTY


N/A Enjoy the electro-Latin sounds of Palenke Soultribe. Must be 21 or over. ID required.

NG member: $18/ Public: $20


Note: Tickets can be purchased online at www.nglive.org, by telephone at (202) 857-7700, or in person at the National Geographic ticket office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Free parking is available in the National Geographic underground garage for all programs that begin after 6 p.m.

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