‘PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST': Norton Fine Arts will feature the figurative paintings of Stephen Cefalo at this week's 2nd Friday Art Night event, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 12. Cefalo will give a demonstration from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. June 13 at the gallery at 1206 Main St. Other 2nd Friday Art Night shows include sculpture by Elena Petroukhina at The Arts Scene, 110 N. State St.; furniture by Arkansas craftsmen at the Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third; and paintings, ceramics, photos, fiber art and woodwork by Arkansas artists at the Arkansas Studies Institute's retail gallery, 401 President Clinton Ave. Trolley transportation will be provided. Also open downtown Friday night: River Market Artspace (301 Clinton) and the gallery at ChristChurch (509 Scott St.).
Heads up for Thursday, Oct. 27: Matt McLeod Fine Art Gallery opens "Landscapes/Dreamscapes: At the Crossroads of Observation and Memory," an exhibition of drawings and paintings by Little Rock artists Jeanie Lockeby Hursley and Dominique Simmons.
If you read this week's Arts and Entertainment feature on Good Weather Gallery, you are probably wanting to know a little bit more about the show opening tomorrow, Oct. 22: Elliott Earls' "Death of a Salesman."
Lauren McCants, the Southern Salt Co. food truck founder and chef, is now serving food at the White Water Tavern Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday. On the menu: hamburgers and cheeseburgers (of course) as well as deep fried pork tenderloin sandwiches, deep fried chicken sandwiches, a smoked bologna and over-easy egg sandwich (real good, she says), chicken nachos and a special, like coconut curried chicken. There are vegetarian options, as well: Deep-fried tofu sandwiches, prepared with avocado and like a fish taco; and sweet potato and avocado tacos.
Also, Red Octopus at the Public Theater, Alcee Chriss III at First Presbyterian Church, Harvestfest in Hillcrest, the Arkansas Times Hog Roast, Wildflower Revue at South on Main and Made By Few in Bentonville.