For Immediate Release: Get Ready to Explore “Madagascar, Africa’s Land of Ghosts: Part One” with our new Lecture Series!

Escondido, California — :

The next lecture in our new lecture series presented by the California Center for the Arts, Escondido and EcoLife Conservation happens on Tuesday, April 30th at 7:30pm with Madagascar, Africa’s Land of Ghosts: Part One.

Follow Bill Toone, Executive Director and Founder of EcoLife Conservation, and his story of a rugged 100 mile transect in the rainforest of northeastern Madagascar.

What started as a wildlife survey, turned into a 4-year adventure living in a tiny rainforest community on the Masoala Peninsula.

Antanambao is a community of subsistence farmers with no running water or electricity, and it was there Bill met the richest people in the world.

Shortly after his research contract ended, tragedy struck this tiny community leaving Bill’s life forever changed forever.

Tickets are on sale online at for $7-$14 at or at the Center ticket office at 340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido, Ca 92025, or by calling 800.988.4253. The ticket office is open Tue. – Sat. 12–6 PM, and Sun. 12–5 PM.

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About the California Center for the Arts, Escondido 

A 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Center’s creation was sparked by a civic vision—one that recognized the vital role that the arts play in strengthening and uniting the community. Our commitment to enriching lives and improving access to the arts, especially for low-income individuals and families, is exemplified through our extensive educational programming and robust series of free community events. The Center is guided by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and passionate staff who are dedicated to furthering arts education and access, and to creating programs that provide cultural enrichment for residents of North County and beyond.

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