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The Kemper Gala 2017 – “Carnival Havana”

The Kemper Gala 2017, “Carnival Havana,” celebrated the exciting food, music and culture of the Caribbean on October 21st. Partygoers enjoyed cocktails, delicious fare from Café Sebastienne and entertainment. Trudy and John Jacobson were the honorary chairmen, Keely Edgington, Kim Klein and Dolly Wood served as the co-chairmen and Karen and Jack Holland are the Ambassadors chairmen. Proceeds support the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, which provides exhibitions of contemporary art and programs for all ages, all free of charge.

Diane Botwin and Mike Vessels

 

Palle and Dennis Rilinger

 

Damian Lair and Shelly Seaton Legler

 

Bill and Regina Kort with Bobby Epsten

 

Kat McDaniel and John Ditch

 

Nancy and Rene Bollier

 

Toma Wolff and Liz Aron

 

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Brent Weinstein and Brooke Runnion Weinstein with Rachel Sexton and Brian King

 

Nico and Nicole Leone

 

Also featured in the December 16, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credits: J. Robert Schraeder Photography and Kenny Johnson Photography

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