Weekend Flyer: Sept. 21-23

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News Briefs

‘Philanthropy’ by Kathy P. Thompson.

Two new art exhibitions, including one by longtime Fayetteville artist Kathy Thompson, will open on Thursday, Oct. 4 at Joy Pratt Markham Gallery inside Walton Arts Center.

Welcome back, Tyler. Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson has been cleared to play against Rutgers, Coach John L. Smith said on Thursday.

Speaking of Arkansas versus Rutgers, we’ve got a little score prediction contest going on for the game. Enter to win a free t-shirt from Bearstate Supply.

Friday events, Sept. 21


If you have the blues, or if you just like the blues, the happy hour show for you is at George’s with RJ Mischo and Jimmy Thackery, and Chris Cameron Band. Later on, Ala. duo BoomBox are back in town with Dallas electronic band, Ishi.

There’s a serious rock show at Nightbird Books, with locals Thunderlizards, The Chads and WolfWhistle.

There are two chances to see award winning jazz vocalist Gretchen Parlato at Walton Arts Center. Parlato will perform at 7 and 9 p.m.

Guerrilla Blues Band and Revolution Butterfly are at Rogue, and local favorites Isayah’s Allstars are at Jose’s.

Wanna hear some jokes? UARK Bowl continues their stand up comedy series with comics Paul Strickland and Kris Shaw.

The Seedling Film Association will announce the movie lineup for this year’s Offshoot Film Festival at an annoucnement party at Matt Miller Studios Friday night. Here’s some more info on that.

Also, if you haven’t seen TheatreSquared’s Noises Off at Nadine Baum Studios yet, this weekend’s your last chance. Several of this weekends shows are already sold out, so you’d better get tickets, pronto.

Full Friday list:

Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Dave Bright
UA Old Main / Giffels Auditorium: Peter Eisenman lecture — “Istanbul Quadrille”
Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared’s Noises Off
Fresco Cafe & Pub: Ozone Players
George’s Majestic Lounge: RJ Mischo / Jimmy Thackery / Chris Cameron / Boom Box / Ishi
Legacy Blues Lounge: Theo Reynolds / Cadillac Jackson
Walton Arts Center: Gretchen Parlato
Matt Miller Studios: Offshoot Film Festival announcement party
Foghorn’s on College: Vikki Cunningham
JJ’s Grill: Jerrod Mounce
Jose’s: Isayah’s Allstars
The Lightbulb Club: Happy Hour Fridays
Nightbird Books: Thunderlizards / The Chads / WolfWhistle
UARK Bowl: Live comedy: Paul Strickland
Speakeasy: Brandy Armstrong
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Aerosault Dance Party
Scarpino: Salsa night
Rogue: Guerrilla Blues Band / Revolution Butterfly
Dickson Street Pub: Gabe Edmondson
Kingfish: Phriends of the Phamily

Saturday events, Sept. 22

Carter Sampson

The Farmers’ Market on the Fayetteville Square is the place to be on Saturday morning. Everybody knows that.

At 11 a.m., new local beer-makers Saddlebock Brewery will host a grand opening at their facility at 18244 Habberton Road in Springdale. There will be food, music, and of course, new locally-brewed beer to enjoy.

At 1 p.m., Cash Mob Fayetteville will be mobbing another local business. This time, it’s Red Hill Gallery, located in Kantz Shopping Center on the east side of Fayetteville.

The Razorbacks are off to a rough start this year, but they’ll get a chance to get the season back on track when they take on Rutgers at Reynolds Razorback Stadium Saturday night. Kickoff is at 6 p.m., and the game will be televised by ESPNU.

Fayetteville songwriter Carter Sampson has been touring with Austin-based Patrice Pike, and the tour will end in Fayetteville at Smoke & Barrel Tavern Saturday night.

Benjamin Del Shreve fans, rejoice. Mr. Shreve and the band are back in action this Saturday night at Rogue. A new local house music label, Techdics House Audio, will celebrate their launch party that evening as well.

Do you like real country music? If so, you might like the show at George’s Saturday night, with Oklahoma-based red dirt band, Jason Boland & The Stragglers.

Full Saturday list:

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Fayetteville Public Library: Fayetteville Stories: Film Screening and Awards Ceremony
Terra Tots Natural Parenting: Meet the Doulas of NWA
LIT: DJ Tyler Durden
Reynolds Razorback Stadium: Arkansas Football vs. Rutgers
Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared’s Noises Off
Saddlebock Brewery: Grand Opening
Red Hill Gallery: Cash Mob Fayetteville
Fresco Cafe & Pub: Effron White
Rogue: Benjamin del Shreve / Techdics House Audio Launch Party
Dickson Street Pub: Michael Tisdale
George’s Majestic Lounge: Jason Boland and the Stragglers
JJ’s Grill: Steppin Stones
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Carter Sampson / Patrice Pike
Legacy Blues Lounge: Brown Soul Shoes
Kingfish: Weakness for Blondes

Sunday events, Sept. 23

Wanna watch a movie? Fayetteville Public Library will debut their new monthly film series featuring films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens on Sunday. The first film is called Half The Sky, and will play for free in the library’s Walker Room at 2 p.m.

Speaking of movies, the OMNI Center for Peace, Justice, and Ecology will host a screening of the documentary film, “Corporate FM” on Sunday. The film’s director, Kevin McKinney, will be in town for the screening, and will answer questions about the film. Also, a group called Fayetteville Community Radio will give a brief presentation on their desire to bring a community-based, low power FM radio station to Fayetteville before the film screening. It all starts at 6:30 p.m.

Full Sunday list:

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Farmers’ Market
Fayetteville Public Library: Community Cinema Independent Lens
Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared’s Noises Off
Pesto Cafe: Shannon Wurst
OMNI Center: Fayetteville Community Radio Presents “Corporate FM”

Friday public meetings

9:00 a.m.Fayetteville Forward Economic Accountability Council *Public Library, Henry Borad Room

Weekend Birthdays

Sarah Varga, Beth Pressley, Bill Putman, Sabine Schmidt, Kara Crone, Jennifer Harper, Pat Moran, Jessica Terminella, Rob Sabatini, Kim Krummel, Robyn Riggins, Cindy Schumard, Amy James, James Oullette, Ian Horton, Sidney Moncrief, Gary Ritter, Jeff Stewart, Xi Krump, Matthew Boles, Jerry Meredith, Anne Birge, Adrea Tedford-Goolsby, Wesley Dobbs, Cathy DeLozier, Wendy Trumble, Gary Thrasher, Anissa Thacker, Ann Sullivan, CJ Pryor, Meredith Hawkins, Melanie Vergura, Jonathan Carlsmith, Cheryl Vanwinkle, Paula Bemberg, Susan Neyman, Stella LaRue, Matt Hoffman, Justin Bersi, Chris Wilkins, Hollie Howell, Quinn Landrum, Grant Merrill, Jeff Hunt, Eva Madison, Jason Redecliff, and Laurie Hendricks.

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