Daily Flyer: Wednesday, March 14

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News Briefs

The Walker Park Historic Mural in South Fayetteville.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

City officials yesterday unveiled an informational sign that illustrates and describes the events and people represented in the Walker Park Historical Mural located at the south end of Walker Park, along the park’s outer trail.

Signs memorializing Jack Luper, a Fayetteville transportation worker who died last year after being struck by a vehicle, are now in place along Joyce Boulevard.

Bill Clinton has accepted a request to narrate the upcoming film, Up Among the Hills, The Story of Fayetteville.

The Razorback football team will begin the first of fifteen scheduled Spring practices today, six of which will be open to the public this year.

Wednesday Events

The Calamity Cubes

Kansas-based Americana band The Calamity Cubes are at Smoke & Barrel Tavern tonight with local twang rockers Damn Arkansan.

Also today, the Razorback baseball team takes on Gonzaga at 3 p.m. in Baum Stadium and Walton Arts Center hosts The Peking Acrobats at 7 p.m.

The full list:

Baum Stadium: Razorback Baseball- Arkansas Vs. Gonzaga
Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Legacy Blues Lounge: Mo Brothers
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Old Time Fiddle Jam
Walton Arts Center: The Peking Acrobats
UA Student Union: Documentary: Education Under Fire
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Calamity Cubes / Damn Arkansan / Tavern Trivia / Filthy Still
UARK Bowl: Stand-up Open Mic
Fix Ultralounge: Party Trap

Wednesday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Technical Plat ReviewCity Hall, Room 326
4:00 p.m.Urban Forestry Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111
4:00 p.m.Nominating Committee InterviewsCity Hall, Room 111

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

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Corbin McDonald, Jerrmy Gawthrop, essica Keahey, Linda Willkie, Lisa McClure, Misty Bolton-Samuels, Richard Spoo, Roger Valdez, Sher Speer, Tammy Bristow, and Troy Gittings.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy is 91, composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 79, comedian Billy Crystal is 64, radio personality Rick Dees is 62, Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield is 61, actor Chris Klein is 33, and singer-keyboardist Taylor Hanson (Hanson) is 29.

The Calamity Cubes – Lily Belle

Peking Acrobats – Amazing Balancing Act