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Kansas City Young Audiences – Name Dropping

Katie and Clyde Wendel and Peggy and Bill Lyons are serving as the honorary co-chairmen for Kansas City Young Audiences‘50th Anniversary Celebration on November 12th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Idina Menzel will be the featured performer at the event, which is close to being sold out. Katie and Clyde are supporters of the arts, […]

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BOTAR President Carol Fryer – Name Dropping

Carol Massman Fryer’s enthusiasm for the American Royal is infectious. She is serving as BOTAR president this year and enjoying every minute of it. In addition to the Ball, Carol is especially excited about the American Royal Parade which coincides with the opening of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. “There is a lot of pride […]

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UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance – Crescendo

The UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance will present a night of exquisite cuisine and captivating performances atCrescendo 2011 on October 22nd at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center Hotel. The enchanting evening will feature student and faculty performances, and all proceeds will support Conservatory student scholarships. Anne and Howard Elsberry will serve as the honorary chairmen, and Lisa […]

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Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association – Forever Families

Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association (MFCAA) will host Forever Families at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza on August 20th.  The event will include silent and live auctions and a delicious dinner.  Mayor Sly James and Nathan Ross will be the featured speakers.  Proceeds will help further MFCAA’s mission of providing children with loving families and […]

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Dr. Linda Hood Talbott

The American Biographical Institute in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England, are pleased to announce that Dr. Linda Hood Talbott of Our Town has been inducted into the International Hall of Fame in Cambridge.  She was recognized for her distinguished achievements in humanitarian and philanthropic leadership.  Linda is president of Talbott & […]

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The Kansas City Club – A Third Friday Art Event 

The Kansas City Club will present A Third Friday Art Event on August 19th featuring artists known as the KC BOYS – Allan Chow, Michael Duane, Jamie Lavin, and Preston McCall.  Guests can browse and purchase art items on the week days through August 31st at the Club’s location. Also featured in the August 6th issue of The […]

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KCYA Celebrates 50 Years

Kansas City Young Audiences (KCYA), the region’s largest provider of arts education, will present its 50th Anniversary Celebration on November 12th at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. It will be one of the first events at the new Center. Idina Menzel, star of the hit television show Glee and Tony winner for her role as […]

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Sheffield Place – Off the Wall

Off the Wall, a gallery event and art auction, will be held on October 20th.  Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants, wine, an art auction, and live music.  Steve Metzler and Brian Williams are the honorary chairmen, and Heather and Tom Moser are serving as the chairmen.  Proceeds support the Children’s Clinical Services […]

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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey – Gala

November 19th is the night for the Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey Gala 2011.  Signature Suppers will be held in homes and creative venues throughout Our Town.  Then guests will gather at the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts for a dynamic performance by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.  The After Party will provide an opportunity for guests […]

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