Nothing pulls the sequined sling-backs out of the closet like an elite Manhattan event, and Friday night there was one of those happening at just about every movie theater in every town in the country. The opening of “Sex and the City: The Movie” may not have curb appeal to the Average Joe, but there were plenty of Average Janes, some dressed in above average fashion, amassed at local cinemas for the much anticipated reunion of Carrie Bradshaw and Co.
Indianola by way of England artist Elizabeth Reed Smith works with some of the most formidable symbols on Earth.
Yet her style is so delicate that she counts a magnifying glass as just another piece of equipment. With magnifier in one hand, crow quill ink pen in the other, she endeavors a visual celebration of nature, one stroke at a time, through painstaking sketches of some of the planet’s most magnificent plant life — trees.
Cappella Choirs celebrates its 10th anniversary and its founder’s final year with a special spring concert at 5:30 p.m. June 7. While she’ll still be organizing the annual Fort Warden Children’s Choir Festival, Charbonneau will be stepping down from her duties directing the Cappella girls choir and the tour choir.