Opening Reception of Pattern Recognition & Homecoming Sept. 8, 6-8p.m. in Carbondale Arts’ R2 Gallery at The Launchpad (76 S. 4th St, Carbondale) Join Carbondale Arts for the Opening Reception of two solo exhibitions in the R2 Gallery on Sept. 8 from 6 to 8p.m. at The Launchpad. “Pattern Recognition: Observations and Explorations” features works in variety of mediums by Carbondale contemporary artist, textile designer and graphic designer Lindsay Jones. “Homecoming" is a new installation created by artist Lara Whitley that involves local mining history, contemporary art and a climbing rope. The exhibition will be open to the public on weekdays from 9a.m. to 5p.m. and Saturdays from 10a.m. to 2p.m. through Oct. 6. For more information visit carbondalearts.com or call (970)963-1680.