Despite passing away 25 years ago, Marjorie Powell Allen's life works continue to impact the Kansas City region. Today, we recall the businesswoman, educator and philanthropist, chronicled in a new biography. Then, we speak with two-time Grammy winner and Leavenworth native Melissa Etheridge, and learn how and why she continues to advocate for the environment and the LGBTQ community.
Deborah Jean Allen and Leeanne Seaver will discuss 'Becoming Marjorie: The Life and Legacy of Marjorie Powell Allen' at Unity Temple on the Plaza at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 24. For more information, visit RainyDayBooks.com.
Melissa Etheridge will perform with the Kansas City Symphony at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. on September 22 and 23, and at 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 24. For ticketing information, visit KauffmanCenter.org.