Weekend Flyer: Aug. 10-12

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News Briefs

Artist Rae Russell

The second of 25 planned PIGShibition pig sculptures was installed Friday morning in front of the Clinton House Museum. Local artist Rae Russell designed the Fayetteville-inspired sculpture which features depictions of popular locations around town.

Mayor Lioneld Jordan’s next Town Hall Meeting will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20 at Butterfield Trail Village.

Our friend and Flyer contributor Roger Barrett reviewed the book “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn this week.

Friday events, Aug. 10

Level Up poster

A lot of people get really thirsty after work on Friday, and luckily for those people, there’s something called happy hour. Wade Ogle’s new band The Mad Spirits are playing an acoustic(ish) set at 7 p.m. at The Lightbulb Club on Friday.

Speaking of happy hour, George’s has the Belairs and Mississippi Fever. Later on, locals Fauxnz Send + Return, and Friday Maybe Saturday will rock it.

At Smoke & Barrel, local video game music band The OneUps are throwing a party called Level Up with their friends Those Who Fight (Final Fantasy music as a Rock Opera), brentalfloss (game music parody artist from New York), Lucio (video game rapper from Fayetteville), and Descendants of Erdrick (nostalgic game music garage rockers from Austin).

Full Friday list:

Rogue: Alissa’s Birthday Bash w/ Surf De Soleil / Randall Shreve / Motortrain
Greenhouse Grille: Matt Smith Jazz
The Lightbulb Club: Roots Happy Hour w/ Mad Spirits-acoustic
George’s Majestic Lounge: Belaires / Mississippi Fever / Fauxnz / Send + Return / Friday Maybe Saturday
Legacy Blues Lounge: DJ Derrick D / Davis-Fitzgerald Tribute
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: The OneUps BBQ
Fresco Cafe & Pub: Patrick Sallings
JJ’s Grill: Jason Strode
Jose’s: Boston Mountain Playboys
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Basement Brew
Louie’s Bar & Grill: Effron White
Foghorn’s on College: Jon Knox
The Wine Cellar: Jim Goza
Scarpino: Salsa night

Saturday events, Aug. 11

Don’t Stop Please

Conway band Don’t Stop Please has a new record out called Crowded Car, and they’ll celebrate its release at Smoke & Barrel Saturday night.

Local thunderband the Thunderlizards are back at The Lightbulb Club Saturday night, with Springfield, Mo. band Suzi Trash, Memphis’ Deal Me In, and newish local band, Dead Indian.

A Tool tribute band called Opiate is at George’s Saturday night, along with a Pantera tribute band called Far Beyond Driven. Locals The Bob Kramer Incident will perform a set of Alice in Chains songs.

The 1 Oz. Jig will be funking up the place at Rogue on Saturday night. In a good way.

Full Saturday list:

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Art’s Place: NWA Roller Derby Car Wash
Legacy Blues Lounge: Roby Pantall / Leah & The Mojo Doctors
Fresco Cafe & Pub: Mendy Johnsen
George’s Majestic Lounge: Pantera, Tool, Alice in Chains tribute show
JJ’s Grill: Left of Center
Jose’s: Isayah’s Allstars
The Lightbulb Club: Thunderlizards / Suzi Trash / Deal Me In / Dead Indian
Walton Arts Center: KUAF Summer Jazz Series: Vic Juris
Foghorn’s on College: Derek VanLynn
Rogue: The 1 Oz. Jig
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Don’t Stop Please

Sunday events, Aug. 12

Do you like banjo music with your brunch? Greenhouse Grille will have some with Clarke Buehling on Sunday.

The second lecture in the three-part series, Joan of Arc in History and Film, will take place at 2 p.m. at the Fayetteville Public Library.

Full Sunday list:

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Farmers’ Market
Greenhouse Grille: Clarke Buehling
Fayetteville Public Library: Joan of Arc in History and Film Part II

Public Meetings

10:00 a.m.Pre-Bid Meeting: Bid 12-65, Construction – Installation of Solid Waste Concrete Pad, Phase 2Fayetteville Solid Waste & Recycling

Weekend Birthdays

Suzannah Garrison, Ceyhan Ince, Jen Cole, Sam Clay, Paula Heaney, Alicia Underwood, Sean Bruce, Brenda Boudreaux, Aaron Tomlinson, Quan Carr, Hilary Peterson, Molly Johnson, Linda Caspermeyer, Nichole Dodson, Floy Hale, Johna McNabb, Leana Houston, Molly Morton, Michael Kaufman, Brittany Genge, Dina Pellow, Brandon Colley, Jay Swearengin, Leana Houston, Rachel Moline, Hannah Bradford, Steven Smith, and Michael Kaufman.
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