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Spencer Fane Pledges $50,000 to Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2017 Kansas City, Mo. – Spencer Fane LLP is making a three-year commitment to support Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey (KCFAA), a nonprofit whose mission is to make dance accessible to all people. Through performances and innovative arts education programs, KCFAA teaches more than 25,000 youth annually critical life […]

Leadership with Grace: Elaina has a KCFAA Anniversary

KCFAA is blessed with dedicated staff and this week we celebrate the 7-year work anniversary of Elaina [Levingston] Thomas. Elaina (a former AileyCamper) is an Artistic Instructor trained in Modern, Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, and African. She has worked with top choreographers like Debbie Allen (who will be with us in November!) and toured […]

First Friday, October 6: Two Locations for Twice the Fun!

We’re excited to be partnering with Helix Architecture, 1629 Walnut Street, for a fun First Friday. Helix has generously offered their beautiful space to host KCFAA for food, drink, and a presentation of AileyCamp the Group. From 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., we’ll be living it up in the Crossroads with Helix. If you plan […]

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Contest to Win FREE Ticket to Symposium

Enter the contest to win a FREE TICKET to attend our annual Symposium on Race, Place, and Diversity! In a few weeks, we’ll begin promoting the 2017 Symposium on Race, Place, and Diversity presented by Great West Financial and Empower Retirement. Attendance at the daytime event with lunch and panel discussions will cost $60, but you might be […]

Change is the Law of Life*

I have learned that change is really the only thing we can know for certain. Saying that is one thing, learning to live it is another and means that we must often find ways to let go of the past and present, so we may be free to embrace the future.   In Richard Bach’s […]