Subscribe Today

Save almost 50% off the newsstand price!

In addition to receiving 26 issues of The Independent Kansas City’s Journal of Society, your subscription will include our annual publication, the Charitable Events Calendar and a subscription to our e-newsletter, The Insider.

Questions about your current subscription? Contact Laura Gabriel at 816-471-2800.

The Folly Theater – 2021 Folly Frolic

The Folly Theater’s annual Folly Frolic was held on November 20th. Guests enjoyed a ’20s-themed reception, followed by a performance of Two Lost Souls with Jane Lynch and Kate Flannery. 

Gale Tallis, Folly Theater; Julie Walker Browne and Pete Browne, Joe Browne, Maureen Browne, and Brian Williams, Folly Theater


Gale Tallis and Robert Hellweg


Danny Powell and Kelly Dougherty


Tanner Rose and Victoria Gevorkov


(Front row) Kate Flannery with Kelly Dougherty, Gale Tallis, and Stephanie Ornburn, Folly Theater (back row) Janann Eldredge, Brian Williams, and Matthew Briggs, Folly Theater; and Jane Lynch

Read more from the January 8, 2022 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Kelly Powell


Micro Weddings: The Evolution Of The Modern Wedding

When you think of a wedding, what comes to mind? Is it a large formal affair with hundreds of people in attendance? Or, is it an intimate scenario in a…

Documenting Weddings with Bailey Pianalto

Capturing, saving and presenting the images of a wedding celebration is a process that requires a lot more thought and effort than just throwing a few photos in a scrapbook…

The Women’s Committee for the UMKC Conservatory – Sophisticated Ladies Spring Luncheon

Indian Hills Country Club was the site for The Women’s Committee for the UMKC Conservatory’s Sophisticated Ladies Spring Luncheon, which was held on April 17th. Michele Hamlett-Weith served as the…

University of Central Missouri – Evening of Appreciation Gala

University of Central Missouri honored its most generous donors at the annual Evening of Appreciation Gala on April 20th. The event was held in Warrensburg, Missouri. Former UCM President Dr.…