.Gossip and Curling Irons in Steel Magnolias

Stronger than any gel or acrylic manicure is the bond between a salon owner and her clientele—especially in a small town. In the beloved story Steel Magnolias, Truvy’s Beauty Salon has the hottest curling irons and gossip in all of Chinquapin, Louisiana, and Truvy is just as fast dishing it out as she is styling an updo for prom. Based on the experience of the death of author Robert Harling’s sister, the comedy-drama beautifully illustrates how humor and lighthearted conversations can help one cope with the seriousness of many of life’s difficult situations.

Steel Magnolias

Opens Wed, 8pm, $29+

CPA, Mountain View

Melisa Yuriarhttps://www.melisayuriar.com
Melisa is a features writer for Metro Silicon Valley, covering music, arts and entertainment in the Valley. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the journalist has bylines in Dancing Astronaut, Gray Area Magazine, Festival Insider and Saint Audio. She is a member of the American Copy Editors Society.


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