Daily Flyer: Thursday, March 8

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News Briefs

The Fayetteville Fire Department helped send off the FHS boys basketball team Thursday morning near Baum Stadium.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

Two Fayetteville Fire Department trucks formed a bridge over Razorback Road Thursday morning for the FHS boys basketball team bus to drive under on its way to Hot Springs. The Bulldogs face Little Rock Hall at 7 p.m. Friday, March 9 in the Class 7A state finals.

A new food trailer, Mountain Crepes, is set to open on Dickson Street next week. The menu includes about 25 different crepes, with a good mix of both the sweet and savory variety.

Circus Oz is coming to Walton Arts Center for a string of shows, and we’ve got two pairs of tickets to give away. Try to win ’em.

Thursday Events

Heartless Bastards

Austin’s Heartless Bastards make a stop at George’s tonight. The four-piece, who recently released their latest LP, Arrow, was last in town as an opener for Jenny Lewis. Long Beach’s The Fling open the show. Admission is $10. Grab a ticket.

Also tonight, locals 3 Penny Acre play their final Goodfolk show before the venue closes its Block Avenue stage this year. Opening are Charlottesville, Va.-based band The Honey Dewdrops. Tickets are $15. Music starts at 7:30 p.m.

The full list:

JJ’s Grill: Burnett Trio
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Opera Theater Concert
Walton Arts Center: In The Heights
Jammin’ Java: Open Acoustic Jam
Arts Live Theatre: The Outsiders
GoodFolk: 3 Penny Acre / The Honey Dewdrops
Legacy Blues Lounge: Jones and Leah
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Effron White
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Aerosault DJs
George’s Majestic Lounge: Heartless Bastards / The Fling

Thursday Public Meetings

12:00 p.m.FFEAC Inclusion GroupCity Hall, Room 111
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.Environmental Action Committee *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: Amber James, Ashley Garcia, Jason Prelesnick, Jessica Ann Beil, Jessica Bennett, Kathy McGregor, Libbey Haney, Megan Bell, Michelle-Scout Scott, Ryan Bradshaw, Trish and Kalbas-Schmidt.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Songwriter Carole Bayer Sager is 68, musician-actor Micky Dolenz (The Monkees) is 67, singer Shawn Mullins is 44, actor Freddie Prinze Jr. is 36, actor James Van Der Beek is 35, and singer Kristinia DeBarge is 22.

Heartless Bastards on Letterman, Feb. 22, 2012

The Fling – Dogpile