Daily Flyer: Thursday, Aug. 16

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News Briefs

Fayetteville Underground artist Hank Kaminsky (right) leads a tour of the collective’s new gallery space at 101 W. Mountain St. on the Fayetteville square. Seven A&P Commission applicants, including Michael Andrews (left) and Matt Behrend (center), toured the new facility Monday afternoon.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Volunteers are needed for the fifth annual Lee Creek Cleanup is set for Saturday, Sept. 8 at Devil’s Den State Park.

Fayetteville’s hotel, motel and restaurant (HMR) tax receipts continue to rise this year. Receipts reported in July were $214,750, a 4.5 percent increase over the same month last year.

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville raised more than $100 million for the second consecutive year. For the 2012 fiscal year ending June 30, the university recorded $108.1 million in private gift support, surpassing its goal of $103 million.

Detroit-based producer GRiZ is coming to Fayetteville next month.

Thursday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
JJ’s Grill: Miller & Buford
Foghorn’s on College: Amber and Emma
Jammin’ Java: Open acoustic jam
Fresco Cafe & Pub: Anthony Ball & Friends
Jose’s: Joe Giles & The Home Wreckers
Legacy Blues Lounge: Gary Hutchison and Jody Andrews
George’s Majestic Lounge: Kopecky Family Band
Powerhouse Seafood: Isayah’s Allstars
Rowdy Beaver Den: Blew Reed & the Flatheads
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Darren Ray
Rogue: Avett Brothers Tribute / The Trashcan Bandits
The Lightbulb Club: Solo Cup & Hip Hop Night w/ DJ Clunk
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: DJ Prizewell, RoQ’y TyRaid, Landon Wordswell
Fix Ultralounge: FIX Thursdays w/ Chaz Bizar

Thursday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.Subdivision Committee *City Hall, Room 326
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: Dominic Swanfeld, John Pierce, Preston Brassfield, Sarah Sparks, Olivia Carr, Tyler Wilson, Deana Dickey, Krisha Wilson, Charles Tyler, Anna Thomas, Melodye Volkinburg, Amy Clark and Melissa King.
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: TV co-host Kathie Lee Gifford is 59, director James Cameron is 58, singer Madonna is 54, actor Timothy Hutton is 52, actor Steve Carrell is 50 and banjo player/singer Emily Robinson (Dixie Chicks) is 40.