Professor William Saturno National Geographic Live at the Goodman Theatre

Starts:
7:00 pm on Monday, December 3, 2012
Location:
170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601
URL:
http://www.oakparkjournal.com/2012/2012-Goodman-National-Geographic-Dec-3rd.html
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE PRESENTS IN SEARCH OF THE ANCIENT MAYA Archaeologist William Saturno at Goodman Theatre Monday, Dec. 3, 7:00 p.m. On Monday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. National Geographic Live presents In Search Of the Ancient Maya with Archaeologist William Saturno at Goodman Theatre. Since the 1840s, when explorers John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood first revealed to the outside world the wealth of Maya ruins to be found in the jungles of Central America, we have been wrestling with the same questions: Who built these cities? Who ruled over them? How did they fall into ruin? Recently, these questions have taken on added urgency in the public mind with the popularizing of a purported “Mayan prophecy” that the world will end in 2012. Archaeologist William Saturno offers clues to these mysteries—and more! “There the paintings remained, hidden in the Guatemalan jungle, for more than 2,000 years before those divine faces again met human eyes. I was the fortunate one to uncover the mural…” — William Saturno, In Search Of the Ancient Maya. Tickets are $29-$40 and are available at goodmantheatre.org or by calling 312.443.3800.