Travel Blog

6 Feb

Stalking Big Cats at the Orpheum Theatre

National Geographic Live’s speaker series at the Orpheum Theatre
continues with “On
the Trail of the Big Cats
”, a thrilling evening involving a trek up
the Himalayan mountains, through Latin American jungles and to other global
hideaways of big cats – all told through stunning photography.

Presented by acclaimed photojournalist Steve Winter – whose live shows
about big cats regularly sell out venues worldwide – this second instalment of
National Geographic Live’s speaker series is much more than a mere slideshow.
Throughout the evening, Winter captivates his audience with tales of narrow
misses, rhino attacks, and getting stuck in quicksand. Underlying every story
is his obvious passion for sharing these majestic felines with the world while
promoting conservation efforts and trying to halt their journey toward

Winter is a wildlife photojournalist specializing in big cats, and has
contributed to National Geographic since 1991. He is responsible for some of
the most iconic wildlife photographs seen today, including “Hollywood
”. Winter has been named BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year
and BBC Wildlife Photojournalist of the Year. He is also the two-time winner of
Picture of the Year International’s Global Visit Award, and placed first in the
“Nature Story” category at World Press Photo.

“On the Trail of the Big Cats” takes place at the Orpheum Theatre on
February 27, beginning at 7pm. Tickets start at $45. For more information, click

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