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Jane Krakowski to headline Alliance benefit

THEATER
Jane Krakowski to headline Alliance benefit

The Alliance Theatre has announced that “30 Rock” star Jane Krakowski will be the entertainer for its annual “A Tony Evening” gala on May 18. The fifth annual event, benefiting Alliance educational program for youth and families, will honor Georgia Power president and CEO Paul Bowers and Sesame Workshop, the non-profit behind “Sesame Street,” for their support of arts in early childhood education. Stephanie Blank is serving as event chairwoman. Tickets: $300, $500 couple. 404-733-4612, www.alliancetheatre.org/atonyevening. HOWARD POUSNER

ARTS
Rialto leader Leslie Gordon to be knighted

Rialto Center for the Arts director Leslie Gordon will bestowed with the French honor of Knight in the National Order of Arts and Letters in a private ceremony on March 27. Denis[CQ, ONE N] Barbet, Consul General of France in Atlanta, noted the many French artists that Gordon has brought to Atlanta in recent years, including musician Angélique Kidjo and dancer Pierre Rigal. Gordon, he said, has “played a significant role in strengthening cultural relations between France and the American Southeast.” HOWARD POUSNER

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