Daily Flyer: Thursday, Feb. 9

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News Briefs

Fort Smith Mayor Sandy Sanders, left, speaks alongside Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan Wednesday afternoon inside Fayetteville City Hall.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

The Fayetteville and Fort Smith mayors yesterday announced a plan to hold a series of four joint meetings to explore ways to work together on transportation issues that could benefit the two cities and the region.

An assistant principal at Ramay Junior High School in Fayetteville was arrested Wednesday on eight counts of indecent exposure.

Glenn Campbell’s “Goodbye Tour,” the final string of shows for the 75-year-old musician who last year announced that he is battling Alzheimer’s disease, will make a stop in Fayetteville this spring.

Our new beer review column from Tanglewood Branch Beer Co. owner J.T. Wampler begins today. First up: Lilja’s Argosy I.P.A.

Our theatre critic, Tobias, says unless fun is anathema to you, you will have a hard time not enjoying Bring It On! The Musical.

Thursday Events

The latest TheatreSquared production, Tigers Be Still, begins a series run tonight at Nadine Baum Studios.

TheatreSquared is one of the first theaters outside New York to present the Kim Rosenstock play which the New York Times called “Piercing, ferocious, and devastatingly hilarious.”

Tickets are $10-$19.50 and are available at the Walton Arts Center box office at 479-443-5600 or online at waltonartscenter.org.

The full list:

JJ’s Grill: Barrett Baber
Legacy Blues Lounge: Yaniv Taubenhouse solo
Pesto Cafe: Sarah Hughes
Walton Arts Center: Bring It On: The Musical
Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared – Tigers Be Still
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Shannon Wurst
UARK Bowl: Stand-Up Open Mic Comedy
Rogue: Burn Halo / Siva Addiction / Amsterdam / Surf De Soleil
George’s Majestic Lounge: Ray Wylie Hubbard
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: DJ Shortfuze
LIT: DevilSkin Boot

Thursday Public Meetings

1:00 p.m.Leadership Fayetteville Government DayCity Hall, Room 219
1:30 p.m.Airport Board *Drake Field, Conference Room
4:00 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Historic District Commission *City Hall, Room 326
6:00 p.m.Special Fayetteville Housing Authority Board Meeting *City Hall, Room 111

» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Thursday Birthdays

Locals: Addy Chipouras, Camilla Holland, Dee Dietz, Evan Ballowe, Hannah Jordan, Iris Shepard, Kelli DeClerk, Nick Jones, Nicole Walker, Scott Berens, TJ Beringer, and William Janes Jr.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Singer Carole King is 70, actor Joe Pesci is 69, author Alice Walker is 68, actress Mia Farrow is 67, and singer Travis Tritt is 49.

Bob Ford on Tigers Be Still