Daily Flyer: Thursday, March 1

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News Briefs

Bikers gather in the Mill District for the Highway 71 Classic bike ride


The first ever NWA Fashion Week is set to begin on Monday, March 5 in Fayetteville, and will run through Saturday, March 10.

The Highway 71 Classic bike ride is just a few days away. There are two choices for routes, including a 75-mile ride to Mountainburg, and a 36-mile ride to Brentwood.

Walton Arts Center officials announced that they’ve added a second date with country legend, and Arkansas-native Glen Campbell

The University of Arkansas today announced the hiring of Eli Jones as new dean of the Sam M. Walton College of Business effective July 1.

This week, students at Fayetteville High School will say goodbye to the library which will soon be demolished as part of the current school renovation project.

Thursday Events

In Defence

TheatreSquared starts its final run of Tigers Be Still tonight at Nadine Baum Studios across from the Walton Arts Center.

Also tonight, Pop Evil is at George’s and Minneapolis-based punk band In Defence is at The Lightbulb Club with locals Potions.

The full list:

JJ’s Grill: Mo Brothers
Sound Warehouse: Two Visual Artists
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Wes King – Instrumental Conducting Recital
Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared’s Tigers Be Still
Jammin’ Java: Open Acoustic Jam
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Jed Clampit
UARK Bowl: Stand-up comedy open mic
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Matt Smith
George’s Majestic Lounge: Pop Evil
LIT: DJ Chicken George / The Sample Platters ft. TJay & Will Brand
JR’s Lightbulb Club: In Defence / Potions
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Jeff Kearney

Thursday Public Meetings

6:00 p.m.Partners for Better HousingCity Hall, Room 111

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

Thursday Birthdays

Locals: Chelle Shipman-Gerhardt, Crystal Garza, Danny Ray Brasher, Jennifer Brock, Julie Preddy, Laura Dickey, Marci Manley, Sarah Moore, and Tim Mathis.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Singer Harry Belafonte is 85, singer Roger Daltrey (The Who) is 68, actor Alan Thicke (Growing Pains) is 65, actor-director Ron Howard is 58, actress Catherine Bach (The Dukes of Hazzard) is 58, actor Tim Daly is 56, actor Bryan Batt (Mad Men) is 49, actor Javier Bardem is 43, actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar is 38, actress Cara Buono (Mad Men) is 38, singer Ke$ha is 25, and singer Justin Bieber is 18.