The Legacy Of Marjorie Powell Allen, And Catching Up With Melissa Etheridge

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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 .

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