Tales of the Maya Skies

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The Oakland Raiders and Chabot Space and Science Center encourage you to attend the opening day of Tales of the Maya Skies on Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. Cost of tickets are $14.95 for adults and $10.95 for children. This is the story of how the ancient Maya interwove astronomy and culture to create a stable society that spanned 2,000 years.* *The show is set primarily at Chichén Itzá, one of the last great city states of the Maya.

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the "seventh wonder of the modern world," Mexico's Chichén Itzá. Hear the story of the ancient Maya civilization. Experience Tales of the Maya Skies, *a new digital, full-dome planetarium show produced by Chabot Space and Science Center. Narrated by Grammy Award winner and Oscar nominee Lila Downs, *Tales of the *Maya Skies *transports you to the jungles of Mexico, presenting the rich history and culture of the ancient Maya. Using the latest three-dimensional laser scanning and advanced graphic techniques, *Tales of the Maya Skies *weaves together the richness of Maya culture, stories, science and contributions to our way of life.

For ticket information please contact 510.336.7373 or by logging on to chabotspace.org/ticketing.

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