Events, notes, birthdays and more for Monday, Sept. 19, 2011.
A U.S. Postal Service proposal would shut down the 90-person processing and distribution facility on South City Lake Road in Fayetteville, moving the work to Little Rock. Congressman Womack is not happy. (NWAOnline)
The Razorbacks beat Troy 38-28 Saturday evening. Two Flyer readers were 7 points off in predicting the score. Nice picking! (Fayetteville Flyer)
The UA System board of trustees on Friday approved the purchase of a 16-acre plot behind the Garland Avenue parking garage. The Traveler reports the plan is to create more parking in the future. (Arkansas Traveler)
A 28-year-old man who was changing a tire on I-540 Friday was hit by a pick-up truck near the Bobby Hopper Tunnel. The man was airlifted to Northwest Medical Center for treatment, but died Sunday evening. (KFSM)
Locals: David Nolewajka, Amanda Rey, Bek King Phelan, David Roberts, Holly Aaron, Ashley Ross, Jason Holliday, Rhonda Baxter, Mike Gibbs, Sarah Wendell, Adam West and Julie Worlow.
Others: Host James Lipton (Inside the Actor’s Studio) is 85, actor Adam West (Batman) is 81, country singer Trisha Yearwood is 47 and comedian/host Jimmy Fallon is 37.
The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) kicks off the 2011-12 season at 7:30 p.m. tonight with its Masterworks I performance at the Walton Arts Center. On the schedule are Mozart’s overture from “The Marriage of Figaro”; Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E Minor; and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 in B Minor (“Pathétique”).
Also tonight, the Fayetteville Public Library will premiere the film Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time at 5 p.m., Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall has the Bob Montgomery and Al Herman Jazz Quintet, and Sam Thompson is at JJ’s.
- Fayetteville Public Library: Arkansas Premiere of Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time
- Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Blues jam night
- JJ’s Grill: Sam Thompson
- Walton Arts Center: SoNA: Masterworks I
- Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Bob Montgomery and Al Herman Jazz Quintet
- The Perk: Open acoustic jam
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