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The Kansas City Art Institute – Art and Design Auction

The Kansas City Art Institute held a kick-off reception on October 2nd for its 2013 Art and Design Auction in Vanderslice Hall. The big event is set for June 1st on the KCAI campus and will feature selected work from KCAI alumni and faculty in the live and silent auctions. The biennial auction supports student scholarships at KCAI, where 800 students are currently enrolled and about 98 percent of those students receive some form of financial aid. Meg and Bill Zahner are the honorary chairmen, and Mary and Richard Wetzel and Kathy and Mark Donovan are the co-chairmen.

Also featured in the October 27th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Mark McDonald

5. Laura McGrew, Archie Scott Gobber, Eric Dobbins, Jon Taylor -2
Laura McGrew and Archie Scott Gobber, alumni co-chairmen; Eric Dobbins, KCAI; and Jon Taylor, design items chairman
4. Richard and Mary Wetzel, Jacqueline Chanda, Mark and Kathy Donovan, Brigette Chirpich -2
Richard and Mary Wetzel, co-chairmen; Dr. Jacqueline Chanda, KCAI; Mark and Kathy Donovan; co-chairmen; and Brigette Chirpich, KCAI



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Saint Luke’s Foundation – 10th Annual Plaza 10K

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Park International Center for Music – Stanislav & Friends

Park International Center for Music’s Stanislav & Friends was held on September 17th at the Boulevard Drive-In. Guests enjoyed beautiful classical music at the reimagined event which featured a pre-recorded…