"You've got to anticipate the note." The words are a tactical reminder from Director Cherry Dunn at a recent Columbus Girlchoir practice. But they are also a happy, long-range statement for the choir: They are anticipating plenty of high notes when they sing in New York's Carnegie Hall in May.
Comfortable and inviting. That's what the three kitchens on the 2013 Columbus Girlchoir Tour of Kitchens have in common -- that often elusive quality that makes a space the heart of a home.
The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest.
The Gordy Honors College at Mississippi University for Women will host Bill Rosemann as part of its Forum Speakers Series Thursday, April 18. The longtime editor with Marvel Comics will speak on the topic "Superheroes On and Off the Page."
One of the flowering plants I remember from my youth is the cleome. I loved these tall plants with flowers I thought looked a little spidery.
I live a life that jetsetters would envy. My jaunts up and down Highway 45 North and through downtown Columbus could be the inspiration for a romance novelist. Those occasional journeys to Starkville or West Point probably set the "Beautiful People's" hearts aflutter.
Recently I spent a few days in a city so cold my nose did not warm up for a week. In all that bitter chill I was surprised not to notice a single fur coat. I saw many of those puffy coats and jackets that are efficiently warming, but no fur that I recall.
Homecoming at Mississippi University for Women promises to be one of the most exciting yet as the university welcomes alumni and guests back with a host of events scheduled for April 18-21.
Junior Auxiliary of Columbus celebrated seven decades of service to children in Lowndes County, and honored the memory of a revered life member, during National Junior Auxiliary Week April 7-13.
Spring fever is in the air, and for foodies that means the welcome arrival of fresh spring vegetables. Asparagus is a frequent favorite on that list. Grilled, steamed, stir-fried, roasted, in salads or puréed in soup, this flowering perennial that comes in green, purple and white is a versatile hit.
Bright citrusy flavors. Splashes of colorful sugary confetti. Rich creamy frosting flecked with berries. These cupcakes have it all and are a perfect way to welcome spring.