Clarksdale native inspires local creativity
On a chilly night in November, a steady stream of women files into the On Pointe Dance Studio on Main Street. Some carry a bottle of wine, others a plate of something steamy and delicious. Everyone is smiling. The occasion is the monthly Arty Party.
The Arty Party is a gathering of participants for cocktails, fellowship and the opportunity to exercise some creative artistic expression.
Celeste Zepponi, a native of Clarksdale, Miss., leads the class. The concept has become so popular over the past year that she now travels to two other locations in Helena and Clarksdale.