Daily Flyer: Thursday, April 19

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News Briefs

The 2012 Arkansas Music Pavilion season kicks off tonight at the venue’s new location inside the Washington County Fairgrounds with a performance by Cake.

Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer

Arkansas Music Pavilion officials led a media tour Wednesday afternoon of the AMP’s new location at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Here are some photos.

Creative home builder Dan Phillips of The Phoenix Commotion, will speak at Mount Sequoyah Retreat Center on Saturday, April 21.

An local Fayetteville Freethinker seems to be serious about the following offer: Deliver me a Bigfoot, receive my house.

Another Art Amiss compilation was recently released on the organization’s Bandcamp page.

Thursday Events


Cake will take the stage tonight for their second appearance at the Arkansas Music Pavilion. The band last played in town at the AMP in 2009 when the venue was still at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. Tonight’s show is the first at the AMP’s new location in the Washington County Fairgrounds.

Also tonight, TheatreSquared begins its second week of “The Fall of the House,” Smoke & Barrel has Matt & Gus, Kingfish has Starroy and Walton Arts Center has Mary Poppins.

The list:

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
UA Campus: Over Regulated: Is The Government Killing Business?
Fayetteville Public Library: Green Your Life: Edible Sustainability
Nightbird Books: JP Cunningham
JJ’s Grill: Mike & Grady
Legacy Blues Lounge: Russ Hutchison
Rowdy Beaver Den: Blew Reed & The Flatheads
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Matt & Gus
Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: The Fall of the House
Walton Arts Center: Mary Poppins
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Jed Clampit
George’s Majestic Lounge: Mike Dillon
Kingfish: Starroy
Powerhouse Seafood: Cadillac Jackson
Fresco Cafe & Pub: Anthony Ball
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Catfish Jackson
AMP: Cake

Thursday Public Meetings

3:00 p.m.Policemen’s Pension and Relief Board of Trustees *City Hall, Room 326
4:00 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
4:30 p.m.City Council Tour: Prospective Downtown Parking DeckCity Hall, Room 219
5:30 p.m.Telecommunications Board *City Hall, Room 326
6:30 p.m.Southeast Fayetteville Community CenterYvonne Richardson Center

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

Thursday Birthdays

Locals: Adam Higinbothom, Bill Cohea, Chase Miller, David John Dachauer, Jessica McNeil, Kirk Teeters, Kristal Kuykendall, Michael Preston, Miles Van Dusen, Sherri Fry, and Sophie Kid.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actor Hugh O’Brian is 87, actor Tim Curry is 66, actress Ashley Judd is 44, actor James Franco is 34, actress Kate Hudson is 33, actor Hayden Christensen is 31, and pro tennis player Maria Sharapova is 25.