Wednesday To-do List: Aug. 4

It’s the first Wednesday of the month which means we’re only one day away from First Thursday. This month’s event looks to be another good one. We’ll have a guide ready in the morning, but for now, it’s Wednesday. What are you going to do?

If you’re interested in becoming a Fayetteville City Council member, you probably don’t need us to tell you that the filing period opens today and runs through Aug. 24. You’ll need to gather 30 signatures, visit the City Clerk’s office on the third floor of City Hall, and if you win, give up your Tuesdays for a few years.

Dubstep DJs and fans, listen up. From the launch of NWA Dubstep, to KXUA‘s weekly Saturday night “Midrange Optional” show, a local dubstep scene is starting to take hold. Fortunately, FIX is paying attention and as a result, has seen a couple of super successful dubstep nights this summer. If things continue to go well, the folks in charge say they might even start a bimonthly dubstep event. Tonight’s fun is provided by Domewrekka and Baby Armie. Oh, and Wednesdays at FIX are now 18+.

Also tonight is the start of the local Gong Show at Smoke & Barrel. Lucio will emcee the show, and give you 10 minutes on stage to show your stuff in front of three local judges. The winners will get a longer set, and an opportunity to make their way into the regular Smoke & Barrel music lineup down the line. Show up around 9 p.m. and don’t get gonged.

It’s day two of the 112th Tontitown Grape Festival and although the famous spaghetti dinners aren’t being served until tomorrow, locals Charliehorse are providing some live music at 7 p.m. Big Smith follows at 8 p.m.

That’s some of today’s choices. Here’s the rest:

Wednesday, August 4, 2010
JJ’s Grill n Chill: Tim Meitzen
US Pizza Co: Matt Smith
New Design School: WordCamp Fayetteville debriefing
Guido’s Pizza: Patrick McCoy
Walton Arts Center: Beauty and the Beast
Greenhouse Grille: Sleepy Lou w/ Paul McGowen
Rogue: Truck Stop Hookers / Fauxnz / Antactichrist
Mojo’s: Johnny Arrendondo
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Open Mic Gong Show
Fix Ultra Lounge: Dubstep Night w/ Domewrekka & Baby Armie