Art Rumba reporting on the newest and latest art shows and events happening around the region.
   
At The Root Note, 115 S. Fourth St. La Crosse, Pocket Vinyl will be appearing Friday, April 5, at 8 p.m. Eric Stevenson plays piano and sings, and Elizabeth Jancewicz paints to his music. At the end of the evening her work is auctioned off to the highest bidder. To learn more about this unique duo, check out www.pocketvinyl.com.
   
The Poor Nobody’s will be appearing Saturday, April 6, at 8 p.m. A film will be shown to which they will play the soundtrack live. Check out www.thepoornobodys.com.
   
Viva Gallery, in Viroqua, will be showing the paintings of Jamie Heiden. Go to www.vivagallery.net for more info and hours.
   
The Lanesboro Art Center, 103 Parkway Ave. N., will be featuring the ceramic work of Linda Lewis in a show titled “Mothers and Their Dreams” April 6-June 20, with an opening reception April 13 from 6-8 p.m. Go to www.lansboroarts.org for more info.
   
The Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King St., La Crosse, will be showing “Coming Into View,” a show of graduating senior art students from UW-L, Viterbo and WTC from April 12-May 4. Reception April 26 5-7 p.m. For more info, check out www.thepumphouse.org.
   
Across the street from the Pump House, The Wine Guyz is featuring the abstract paintings of Chris Johnson through April 13.
   
State Street Gallery, 1804 State St., La Crosse, continues to show a mix of local, regional and national artists covering all mediums and styles. If you like an intimate environment to explore your art tastes, this is it.
   
Continuing at the Grand River Station Gallery, Third Street, is the show “Small Works.”.An opening reception will be held April 5 from 6-8:30 p.m. For more info, call 608-782-0101.
   
Enjoy the art, support the artists and Rumba on!