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  • BOTAR

    Studio 54 Party

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  • The Lyric Opera Circle

    Fall Luncheon

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  • Art Scene

    Melanie Nolker

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  • Committee of 100 Celebratory Luncheon

    The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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  • Community LINC

    The Rent Party

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  • The Jewel Ball

    Mothers’ Coffees

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  • Wayside Waifs

    31st annual Strutt With Your Mutt

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  • National World War I Museum and Memorial

    Night at the Tower

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  • Symphony League of Kansas City

    39th annual Symphony Ball

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  • UMKC Conservatory Graduate Fellowship

    Woodwind Quintet

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  • Art Scene

    Laura Crehuet Berman

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Recent Features

BOTAR – Faulkner’s Ranch Party BOTARs and Escorts enjoyed a delightful fall evening at Faulkner’s Ranch on October 1st. Partygoers enjoyed a sumptuous barbecue dinner, line dancing, square dancing, and bull riding. Bridget and John… Read More
Congratulations, Jordan & Patrick! Becky Sue Nichols of Overland Park, Kansas, and Mr. Mick Andrew Frederes of Denver, Colorado, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jordan Mae Frederes, to Patrick Michael… Read More
Children’s Mercy – Red Hot Night 22 February 5th is the date for Red Hot Night 22, a benefit for Children’s Mercy. The event will be held at the Kansas City Convention Center and as a virtual… Read More
BUILDING BRIDGES: Friends concert will use transcontinental technology to join choirs and audiences The pandemic of recent months has inspired a number of remarkable innovations among Kansas City’s performing-arts groups, from livestreamed concerts and “Zoom theater” to high-tech ventures combining seemingly disparate art… Read More
A Toast To Olde Tymes – The Wenner-Grens
Richard Liggett owned and operated several movie theaters and then, at the behest of his brother-in-law, he went to work for a company that made and sold vacuum cleaners.  You’re not riveted? Let’s try this: One of Richard’s theaters was…
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BOTAR – Faulkner’s Ranch Party
BOTARs and Escorts enjoyed a delightful fall evening at Faulkner’s Ranch on October 1st. Partygoers enjoyed a sumptuous barbecue dinner, line dancing, square dancing, and bull riding. Bridget and John Brandmeyer, Jennifer and Tommy Clemente, Anne and Kevin Connor, Stephanie…
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Art Scene – Melanie Nolker
With a degree in psychology from Avila University, and many years teaching at the Multiply Handicapped Preschool at The University of Kansas Medical Center, and later as an administrator at St. Michael’s Day School helping mainstream children with special needs,…
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Philanthropy MATTERS
To learn more about becoming a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Kansas City Chapter, please visit afpkc.org. The Independent is proud to be the exclusive media partner of AFPKC. Being the executive director of The Arts Asylum is extremely…
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Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas – The Gathering
The Gathering is an annual event, now in its ninth year, that benefits Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas’ program, New Roots for Refugees. October 5th was the date, with Missy Kuklenski serving as the chairman, at the lovely home of…
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We invite you to nominate an individual making a difference in Kansas City for our 2022 Class of Rising Stars! Deadline to submit nomination packets: December 17, 2021.  

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