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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Nutcracker Luncheon

December 13th was the date for the Kansas City Ballet Guild’s annual Nutcracker Luncheon to honor Artistic Director William Whitener’s final season. Guests enjoyed entertainment by surprise guest, Marilyn Maye, and personal tributes by Vicki Baxter, Kimberly Cowen, Logan Pachciarz, Jason Pollen, Wil Rowland, and Wendy Powell. 

Additional photos also featured in the January 26th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Larry F. Levenson


161Karen Jordan, Jane Webster and Missy Zuk

321Logan Pachciarz, Jason Polen and Kimberly Cowen


691Amy Illig, Bonne Illig, Ron Fredman, and Kimberly Ried

Lauren LaPointe, Tom Whittaker and Mark Sappington751

Features

Kansas City Zoo – 30th Annual Jazzoo

June 7th was the night to don animal prints and go on safari – to a not-too-distant land featuring 65 pop-up restaurants, 10 bars, and five stages with music. Oh,…

MRIGlobal – 75th Anniversary Cocktail Reception

June 17th was the date for MRIGlobal’s 75th Anniversary Cocktail Reception, in recognition of its founding in 1944. Civic leaders, current and former members of the board of directors and…

BOTAR – Spring Meeting

The BOTAR committees recently met to plan The BOTAR Ball. The 70th annual event will be held on October 19th at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.…

Children’s Mercy – Big Slick Celebrity Weekend

David Koechner, Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet, and Jason Sudeikis were the celebrity hosts for the 10th annual Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, a benefit for pediatric cancer research at…