Friends of Alvin Ailey "Ailey II" photos by David Riffel
Ailey II was held on October 6th at the Folly Theater. An After Party was held at the Muehlebach Tower of the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. Dr. Michael Weaver was the honorary chairman, and Angela Bennett and Sherri Wattenbarger served as the co-chairmen. Artistic Director Troy Powell and Choreographer Benoit-Swan Pouffer delighted guests with an amazing program featuring their diverse creative talents. Proceeds benefited Kansas City Friends of Alvin Ailey and its year-round programs for youth, which teach critical life skills through dance.