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    JA BizTown

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    Orchestra Love Stories Begin With Shared Values

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    Hats Off for Mothers

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    Danny Ritz

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Recent Features

Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City – JA BizTown Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Reception for the opening of the new JA BizTown on June 10th at the JAKC Youth Learning Lab… Read More
Congratulations, Kristen & Ryan! Dr. and Mrs. Douglas L. Nelson of Mission Hills, Kansas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Adele Nelson, to Ryan Matthew Turner, the son of Mr.… Read More
Starlight Theatre – Starry Night at Starlight Denise Dibben and Kristen Whalen are serving as co-chairmen of Starry Night at Starlight. The event, which will be held on September 11th at Starlight Theatre, will pay homage to… Read More
HEART OF THE COUNTRY: Local creators strive to make Kansas City a hub for film and television When David Dastmalchian returned to Kansas City after a 20-year absence, to appear in the independent film he wrote, All Creatures Here Below, it was not just a homecoming. It… Read More
The Folly Theater – Folly Golf Classic
Deer Creek Golf Club was the site for the Folly Golf Classic, which was held on June 18th. Alex Solorio served as the chairman.       Also featured in the August 7, 2021 issue of The Independent Photo credit:…
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Homegrown – Sip And See In KC
We recently returned from a fabulous trip to Napa Valley where we sipped wine and soaked up the sunshine while learning to appreciate the art of winemaking. We listened to many winemakers’ success stories of growing the grapes, and I…
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Crib Note – Wyatt Timothy Sorenson
A bouncing baby boy named Wyatt Timothy Sorenson was born on April 2nd to Alexandra and Christopher Sorenson of Prairie Village, Kansas. Wyatt has blue eyes and black hair. He weighed eight pounds, two ounces, and was 21 and one-half…
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City – Legacy Invitational
Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City held its Legacy Invitational on May 24th at Loch Lloyd and June 14th at The National. When not on the links, guests enjoyed a variety of amenities, including hot towel shaves, chair massages, a…
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‘ONE GREAT GOOD TRUE THING’: Theater’s love-couples can school us in the art of romance
Theatergoers cherish a good love story. We look at some favorite couples from a range of English-language stage works, all of whom can teach us a thing or two about living and loving.   Cleopatra and Antony (Antony and Cleopatra); History’s…
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