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.
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 meeting||City Hall, Room 111|
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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel
*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.