Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Dec. 20

Photos: ArkansasRazorbacks.com
Bobby Petrino and the Razorback football team will sign autographs before the men’s basketball game tonight at Bud Walton Arena.

In case you missed it…

The Fayetteville Planning Commission unanimously approved plans for a 183-unit apartment project at the corner of Maple Street and West Avenue. The project is one of two large-scale apartment complexes set to be built in that neighborhood.

USA Today last week published an interesting article on former Arkansas quarterback Mitch Mustain.

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Happy Birthday!

Locals: Van Bivens, Pat Hampel, Tim Moldenhauer, Dawn Egan, Mistie Stafford, Kelly Alford, Jessi Leonard, Deena Owens, Max Deitchler and Shanda Walden Sloan.
Others: Drummer Peter Criss (Kiss) is 66, singer Billy Bragg is 54, singer-bassist Mike Watt (The Minutemen) is 54, singer Chris Robinson (Black Crowes) is 45, singer David Cook (American Idol) is 29 and actor Jonah Hill is 28.
*Send us your local birthday shout outs.

Tuesday To-do

The 7th-ranked Razorback football team practiced yesterday in preparation for the upcoming game against 11th-ranked Kansas State in the 76th AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic.

OPS Jam Slam

Head coach Bobby Petrino and members of the football team will sign autographs before tonight’s Razorback basketball game against Eastern Kentucky in Bud Walton Arena. Autographs will be signed from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tipoff for the game is 7 p.m.

TheatreSquared begins another week of performance for its version of “It’s a Wonderful Life” at Nadine Baum Studios off Dickson Street. Tonight’s performance begins at 7 p.m.

Also tonight, there’s a poetry slam at Rogue, a comedy open mic night at West End and a couple of local singer-songwriters at Pesto and JJ’s.

The list

Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: It’s a Wonderful Life
Rogue: The Jam Slam
Bud Walton Arena: UA basketball men vs. Eastern Kentucky
West End: Comedy Open Mic Night

Tuesday Public Meetings

6:00 p.m.City Council Meeting * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

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