Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Oct. 19

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Minneapolis, MN band Sleeping in the Aviary will appear at Smoke & Barrel tonight along with Fort Smith band An A+ Setup.

Local Notes

UA Athletic Director Jeff Long unveiled a $320 million Athletic Facilities Master Plan on Tuesday. The plan, which Long describes as a wish-list, details facilities upgrades for all 19 sports at the UA over the next 30 years. (Fayetteville Flyer, UA Athletics, ArkansasSports360)

Tweets posted by pedestrians on Lake Fayetteville Trail Sunday night indicated that a portion of the trail was roped off by police Sunday night. Police said that UA professor Scott O’Leary-Kelly, of Fayetteville, committed suicide on Lake Fayetteville Bride. He was 51 years old. (NWAOnline)

Happy Birthday!

Locals: Beverly Toll, Jay Carney, Coreen Henry Ames, Brandon Prichard, Jason Elkins, Gregory Thomas, Rebekah Kennedy, Jaynie Hesselgren Seward, Tony Hines, Leah Guinn, Trey Biddy, Allen Maddra, Vince Pianalto, Sarah M. Brown
Others: Actor John Lithgow is 66, singer Patrick Simmons of The Doobie Brothers is 63, TV host Ty Pennington (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition) is 47, actor Jon Favreau is 45, South Park co-creator Trey Parker is 42, and comedian Chris Kattan is 41.
*Send us your local birthday shout outs.

Wednesday To-do

There’s a big show at George’s Majestic Lounge tonight with Oxford, MS electronic-rock outfit, Zoogma. You may remember them from Wakarusa.

Ft. Smith band An A+ Setup, along with Minnesota rockers Sleeping In The Aviary are in town for a show at Smoke & Barrel. Do yourself a favor, and check out a couple of these tasty tracks.

Elsewhere, there’s a benefit at Washington Elementary for their music program featuring Derek, Ricky & Jake, Feed Fayetteville is hosting a panel on hunger at the UA’s Global Campus, and local songwriter Emily Kaitz is celebrating her 60th birthday at Goodfolk.

Happy hump day, everyone. Hump around.

The list

George’s Majestic Lounge: Zoogma
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: An A+ Setup / Sleeping In The Aviary
Greenhouse Grille: Tiffany Christopher
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Legacy Blues Lounge: RJ Mischo Blues Band / Ben Harris Group
Washington Elementary: Derek, Ricky & Jake
Arsaga’s on Crossover: Singer-Songwriter Circle
Jose’s: Karaoke
GoodFolk: Emily’s Kaitz 60th Birthday Concert
Fayetteville Public Library: Public Art in America: The Basics
Tim’s Pizza (square): Offshoot Film Fest Volunteer Meeting
UA Global Campus: Feed Fayetteville “Hunger in the Land of Plenty”

Public Meetings

City Hall, Room 326 Technical Plat Review – 9:00 a.m.
Station 1, Room 111 Washington County Regional Ambulance Authority (agenda) – 5:00 p.m.

* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel are indicated with an asterisk