Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice

Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice

© Photo by Steve Jones David Doubilet on assignment in Antarctica.

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Tue., Jan. 10, 7:30 p.m. 2017
$15 to $65
It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. For more than 20 years, David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes have spent their time capturing breathtaking photos to help tell the story of marine life and everything that happens under the sea. They’ll be in Houston for a lecture titled Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice, the second installment of National Geographic Live’s four-part series, with the goal of sparking understanding about the world around us. “We photographed everything starting at the equator and working our way to both of the poles,” says Hayes. “We take the audience on a journey from the coral reefs of Papua, New Guinea, to under the Arctic ice where we meet a lot of cool creatures. What we’re doing is telling the ‘real’ story behind the story: the good, the bad, the ugly, the humiliating, the successes and the failures.”

7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Houston Symphony, 615 Louisiana. For information, call 713-224-7575 or visit houstonsymphony.org. $15 to $65.

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David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes, underwater photographers

Uncover the remote undersea worlds with photographers David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes as they explore the rich and diverse waters of Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea, part of the “coral triangle.” Follow them into the world beneath the Antarctic ice, then north to the Gulf of St. Lawrence to see whales, wolfish and harp seals.
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