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Cousteau family will highlight undersea work at May event; tickets going fast

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“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.”

That's what one of the most celebrated undersea explorers, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, once said, and his family will be speaking to this idea at an event in the Twin Cities next month.

For decades, Jacques-Yves Cousteau was involved in underwater exploration films, television shows and books that promote marine conservation and education, and since his death his family has continued his legacy through the Ocean Futures Society.

His son, Jean-Michel Cousteau (pictured above) and his two children, Fabien and Celine, will highlight their family's work at the May 7 event "An Evening with the Cousteau Family," presented by Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Park.

The Cousteaus will speak about the importance of sustainability, conservation, stewardship and innovation when it comes to the world's oceans, which play a vital role in human survival.

The event includes the Cousteau family's remarks, films highlighting their work, and a question and answer session, as well as a VIP reception featuring sustainable seafood.

Tickets to the event are going fast, Avi Olitzky of Beth El Synagogue told BringMeTheNews.

They range in price from $60 for general admission ($25 for students and seniors), to $500. The $500 ticket includes admission to a VIP reception with the Cousteau family prior to their presentation, and food from Chef Robert Wohlfiel of the Oceanaire Seafood Room.

To buy tickets or for more information click here or call 952-873-7300.

This event is part of the synagogue's many speaker series, which has featured a variety of guests including "American Sniper" widow Taya Kyle and Hillary Clinton, among others.

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