Imagine climbing in the shadow of George Mallory as he clings to the face of Everest or swimming with Robert Ballard as he discovers the fossil-like remains of the Titanic.
Starting tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Macky Auditorium, 17th Street and University Avenue in Boulder, First Person: Stories From the Edge of the World takes you on a multimedia expedition like you've never experienced. Narrated by National Public Radio's Neal Conan and actress Lily Knight, the event features National Geographic archived pictures projected on a large screen while Conan and Knight read from the text of explorers who visited those places. It's all accompanied by music created specially for Stories.
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According to executive director Joan McLean Braun, "The music really helps capture the loneliness and fear and joy all of the emotions that these explorers experienced." Tickets range from $12 to $52. For more information, call 303-492-8008 go to www.cuconcerts.org.
Fri., Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m., 2007