Daily Flyer: Monday, Feb. 20

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News Briefs


It’s a quiet Presidents Day morning on Mountain Street in Fayetteville. City Hall is closed in observance of the federal holiday.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

A group called “Keep Dollars in Benton County” is out to get the 40,000 signatures needed to let voters decide in November if the county should become “wet.”

If you missed the premiere of 40 Minutes of Hell, the documentary on former Razorback basketball coach Nolan Richardson, the guys over at Hog Database have put together a list of scheduled re-airings of the program on ESPN2 and ESPNU.

KXUA has provided us with another round of Music Briefs, this time from A Place to Bury Strangers, Princess Chelsea, Ani DiFranco, and Adrian Younge.

The Oscars are Sunday and our latest recipe should help with any watch party snack selection problems you’re having. Spicy Tuffled Popcorn, anyone?

Monday Events


As part of the Polk Stanley Wilcox Sustainability Lecture in the 2011-12 Fay Jones School of Architecture lecture series, Lance Hosey will present “How Beauty Could Save the Planet” at 5:30 p.m. today in Hembree Auditorium, in the Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Building (Room 107E), on the UA campus.

After nearly 25 years Tucson rock troupe Supersuckers are still at it and tonight, Eddie Spaghetti and crew will play Rogue with Motortrain and locals Well Well Well. Tickets are $10 in advance or at the door.

Also tonight, Houston-based psychedelic-drone-rockers Indian Jewelry are at The Lightbulb Club with OKC one-man-band El Paso Hot Button and locals Voyageurs.

Full list:

UA Campus: Lance Hosey lecture
JJ’s Grill: Will Gunselman
Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: American Music for Trumpet and Piano
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon
Rogue: Supersuckers / Well Well Well / Motortrain
JR’s Lightbulb Club: Indian Jewelry / El Paso Hot Button / Voyageurs

Monday Public Meetings

 City Holiday 

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

Monday Birthdays

Locals: Andrew Solomon, Dustin Allen, Heather Hansberger, Kelly Wolfe, Luke Charpentier, Mike Atwood, Paige Thompson, Sarah Alexander, Shannon Joyce, and Wes Mouser.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actor Sidney Poitier is 85, singer Nancy Wilson is 75, guitarist J. Geils is 66, actor Peter Strauss is 65, guitarist Poison Ivy (The Cramps) is 59
Actor Anthony Stewart Head (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) is 58, actor Joel Hodgson (Mystery Science Theater 3000) is 52, basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley is 49, model Cindy Crawford is 46, actress Lauren Ambrose (Six Feet Under) is 34, guitarist Coy Bowles (Zac Brown Band) is 33, singer-mandolinist Chris Thile (Punch Brothers) is 31, and singer Rihanna is 24.

Indian Jewelry – Swans

El Paso Hot Button vs. Daisy the Bulldog

Supersuckers – Born With a Tail