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Heart of America Shakespeare Festival – Romantic Revels Masked Ball

The InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza was the beautiful setting for Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s Romantic Revels Masked Ball on February 16th. Bev and Erik Elving served as the honorary chairmen of the event that featured a sword fight in the middle of the dance floor! Dan Bukovac was honored with The Founder’s Award. Proceeds support Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s expanded season and production of Shakespeare in Love and education programs.

Edward Bate and Frank Campanella


Jacques Roy and Todd Lanker performed for the guests.


Dr. Craig and Mandy Webb


Sasa Jandric and Chad Parkhurst


Tom and Loretta Mentzer


Bill Yé and Dan Bukovac, honoree


Molly and Matt McAndrews


Laurence Bate and Garrett Toms


Ruben Nogueira and Dagney Velazquez


Drs. Charles and Susan Porter flanked Good Will.

Additional photos featured in the March 16, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Brian Rice


The Children’s Place – Angels’ Gala

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Saint Luke’s Foundation – Books & Boutiques Patrons’ Party

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