Daily Flyer: Thursday, March 22

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News Briefs

Rainy day demolition at Fayetteville High School

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

Despite all-day drizzle and rainfall yesterday, a wrecking crew began demolition of the Fayetteville High School auxiliary gym. The school is undergoing a $95 million renovation which will also include demolition of the main gym, cafeteria, and the band and choir rooms by June.

A recent update to the rockIT Music Week website includes information about the second-year event including the nominees for the 2012 NAMA awards.

The second annual Bicycle Fayetteville Days festival is set for April 21 and 22.

In music news, two members of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will play at Rogue this weekend. Also, Gavin DeGraw and Colbie Calliat will play at the AMP on June 17.

Thursday Events

Every Time I Die

There are a handful of music choices for tonight including New York hardcore band Every Time I Die at the Stone Pony, Carolina Story and Star & Micey at Smoke & Barrel, and Carter Sampson at Kingfish.

Also tonight, the Fayetteville Public Library will screen the documentary film “Still on the Hill: Ozark – A Celebration of Song” at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

The full list:

JJ’s Grill: Tiffany Christopher
Legacy Blues Lounge: Walter Savage
Fayetteville Public Library: Still on the Hill: Ozark A Celebration of Song documentary screening
Jammin’ Java: Open Acoustic Jam
Kingfish: Carter Sampson
Stone Pony: Every Time I Die / The Overseer / Left Holding The Gun / My Hands To War
UARK Bowl: Stand-up Open Mic
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Jovan Arrellano
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Carolina Story / Star & Micey

Thursday Public Meetings

4:00 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
6:00 p.m.Trail Trekkers meetingCity Hall, Room 111

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

Thursday Birthdays

Locals: Blake Woolsey, Joey Black, Kale Riley, Mary Jane Kuharick, Nikole Wilson, Pat Gideon, Shay Hopper, Tera Norrid, Will Whiting, and William Walker.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Composer Stephen Sondheim is 82, actor William Shatner is 81, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is 64, sportscaster Bob Costas is 60, actress Anne Dudek (Mad Men) is 37, and actress Reese Witherspoon is 36.

Every Time I Die

Carolina Story

Star & Micey

Carter Sampson