Daily Flyer: Tuesday, March 20

5-day Weather Forecast

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News Briefs

Organizers and members of The Iceberg CoWorking Space prepare to cut the ribbon during an official opening ceremony held last week.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

An opening ceremony was held last week for The Iceberg, a 5,600-square-foot co-working facility located in the basement of the Metro District Commercial Center.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch through Wednesday morning for parts of Northwest Arkansas including Washington County.

UA Athletics Director Jeff Long was named as one of five finalists for the 2012 SportsBusiness Journal and Sports Business Daily Athletic Director of the Year for his achievements at Arkansas.

Adventure Subaru is taking orders for the 2013 Subaru BRZ. Only 8 are available. That and more in this week’s Flyer Sponsor deals and news.

Tuesday Events

Summer People

New York-based band Summer People are in town tonight for a show at Smoke & Barrel Tavern. The group is headed back from SXSW and was last in town in September with Cleveland’s HotChaCha.

Locals The Plaid Jackets are also on the bill for what will likely be the band’s last show for a while. According to a Facebook update, drummer Matt Johannesen is moving to Springfield, Mo.

Tonight’s $3, 21+ show starts at around 9 p.m.

Also this evening, Comedians of NWA will host a reunion of sorts at West End. The open-mic group, which got its start at the bar on West Avenue, has since moved on to UARK Bowl. Tonight, they’ll hold a cover-free event at their old stomping grounds. Sign-up is at 8:30 p.m. The show starts at 9 p.m.

The full list:

OMNI Center: Community radio discussion
JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
Baum Stadium: Razorback Baseball- Arkansas Vs. Nevada
Rogue: Open mic and poetry slam
Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: The Union
West End: Comedians NWA open mic
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Summer People / The Plaid Jackets

Tuesday Public Meetings

6:00 p.m.City Council Meeting * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

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

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Allyson Covey, Anna Raye Jones-Skaggs, Brandi Tyner, Christopher Spencer, Denise Lanuti, Ellis Ralph, Jon Williams, Rena Mae Carrillo, Robert Bradberry, and Shelly Stanley.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Director Spike Lee is 55, actress Holly Hunter is 54, model Kathy Ireland is 49, actor Michael Genadry (Ed) is 34, actress Christy Carlson Romano is 28, and Chicago Bulls forward and former FHS star Ronnie Brewer is 27.

Summer People