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Around the World in 90 Minutes with Marty Essen

Date and Time

Thursday, March 22, 2018
9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.


  • Kirkhof Center » RM 2250 - Grand River Room


Spotlight Production's is bringing Around the World in 90 Minutes for part of the Laker Traditions Intercultural Festival. 

What's the event?

Around the World is a high-energy show featuring interesting facts, stories, and the best of the thousands of photos Mary Essen took while traveling for his multi-award-winning book: Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents. Marty has been APCA's #1 booked college speaker for 50 total months! 

The show is divided into eight segments, covering his adventures and wildlife encounters on each of the seven continents, plus Central America. He talks about endangered species, new scientific discoveries, and the need to protect our environment. After the show he opens up the floor for questions and engages the audience in a lively discussion. 

Come on out for a fun, educational, and funny lecture on Thursday, March 22 starting at 9PM in Grand River Room. This event is LIB 100 approved! 


Questions: email 



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