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Enter to Win Two tickets to the French Institute's spring and summer theater, film, and culinary programming

The FIAF (French Institute Alliance Française) is the city's ultimate purveyor of Francophone arts, culture, and language. In May and June, FIAF is presenting a mother lode of top-notch cultural programming spanning opera, theater, film, and culinary arts, and we have tickets to six of their upcoming events for one lucky winner!
(Two tickets to six events at the French Institute Alliance Française, May 17—June 18; $548 value; see details below)

Castor et Pollux
May 17
Opéra Français de New York’s stark and daring opera breathes life into ancient mythology. In the ultimate story of rivalry and redemption, twins Castor and Pollux go to hell and back, struggling to trade fates while moving through time and space—from Athens, Greece to Astoria, Queens.

Sneak Preview! La Vie en Rose
May 23
This critically acclaimed film follows the dramatic and passionate life of legendary French singer Edith Piaf.

Bruce Levingston performs Satie and the Cinema
June 5

Pianist Bruce Levingston performs in a special evening dedicated to the exquisite music and art of Erik Satie. The performance includes a screening of René Clair’s revolutionary 1924 surrealist film Entr’acte accompanied by a rare live performance of Satie’s original score.

Peggy Guggenheim: Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors
June 7

Tragedy and comedy intermingle in a theatrical concert that dramatizes the life of the American art patron Peggy Guggenheim, including her forays into the avant-garde and her love affairs. Musical works by Stravinsky, Gershwin, Cole Porter, John Cage, Milhaud, Poulenc, Nino Rota, and others.

Susan P. Meisel and Nathalie Sann Present Gourmet Shops of New York
June 13

New York caterer Susan Meisel and Parisian food maven Nathalie Sann go on a treasure hunt through the five boroughs, revealing the city’s essential gourmet shops and best-kept secrets. The event will be followed by a Q&A, book sale and signing as well as a glass of Champagne.

The Greatest Wines of France: Regional Focus on Champagne
June 18

Michel Couvreux, the former head sommelier of Le Bernardin restaurant, leads a tasting and comparative study of Champagnes.

  • Prize summary: Two tickets to six events (one winner)
  • Entries must be received by: May 10 at 8 a.m.
  • Winners will be notified by: Between May 10 at 8 a.m. and May 10 at 6 p.m.
  • Winner must respond by: 24 hours from notification or we'll select another
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