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Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey

Benefit 2013
On October 12th, Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey’s Benefit 2013 will be held at the Folly Theater. Nicole Corbett Wang and Myron Wang, Dr. Samuel Cullan and James Landrum are the honorary co-chairmen, and Angela Bennett and Sherri Wattenbarger are serving as the co-chairmen.The event will feature a performance by Ailey II under the direction of Troy Powell, followed by an After Party at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown.

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Congratulations Caroline and Anthony!

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Roy Cross of Winter Park, Florida, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Ann Cross, to Anthony Joseph Buccino, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Buccino of Orlando, Florida. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. Donald E. Noland of Shawnee and the late Mrs. Noland and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roy Cross of Our Town. Caroline is a graduate of Lake Highland Preparatory School in Orlando.

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Powerful Message

First Call
September 17th is the date for First Call’s third annual Message in a Bottle at the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial. Lena Price and Tom Cohen are the co-chairmen. David Sheff, author of Beautiful Boy; and his son, Nic Sheff, are the featured speakers. 
Also featured in the August 10th issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Wheat Photography

Tom Cohen and Lena Price, co-chairmen

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Art of the Car Concours

Artsy Autos
More than 200 vintage cars, classic and special interest cars were on display at the Art of the Car Concours, which was held on June 23rd at the Kansas City Art Institute. A Preview Event took place on June 22nd outside Tivol on the Country Club Plaza.

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Congratulations Shana and Thomas!
Amy Lichtenstein of Highland Park, Illinois, and Jim Lichtenstein of Los Angeles, California, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shana Lisa Lichtenstein, to Thomas Bradley Martin, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Baxter Martin of Leawood. Shana is a graduate of Deerfield High School in Deerfield, Illinois. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in communications from Indiana University.

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