Acting sensation Andie MacDowell will headline the final installment of Smart Talk. Through her conversation, “Acting as a Way of Life,” MacDowell shares behind the scenes information and personal accounts of what it’s like being a successful actress. She has appeared in box office hits including "Groundhog Day," "St. Elmo’s Fire" and "Four Weddings and a Funeral." The Smart Talk series encourages female empowerment; this once in a lifetime experience is great for mothers, daughters and anyone looking to share this special moment. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and free hors d’oeuvres are available to series subscribers. A question and answer session will follow the conversation. 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24. Aronoff Center for the Arts, Downtown. $25-$85.