by Jon Shannon Rogers.
2ND FRIDAY ART NIGHT5 p.m., Downtown.
A new venue joins the 2nd Friday Art Night bunch this Friday: The Arts Scene at 110 La Harpe. The trolley will add this stop to its rounds that take gallery-goers to the Historic Arkansas Museum (opening “John Bridges: Echoes”), Hearne Fine Art (featuring art talks by Marjorie Williams-Smith at 6 p.m. and Garbo and Archie Hearne at 7 p.m.), River Market ArtSpace and the Cox Creative Center. Showing at The Arts Scene will be paintings by Jon Shannon Rogers, who graduated from the Chicago Art Institute in 2008. Singer-songwriter Charlotte Taylor will perform. The HAM show features the work of the director of the photography department of the Arkansas Arts Center's Museum School. Art Night hours are 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. On Saturday, in conjunction with its “Collaborations: Two Decades of Excellence” exhibit, artists Rex Deloney, George Hunt, Anthony D. Lee and Alvin Roy will give a talk at 2 p.m.
—Leslie Newell Peacock