Daily Flyer: Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012

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News Briefs

Fourteen pig sculptures are now on display around town.

Photos: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

With more than a dozen PIGShibition sculptures now on display around town, we thought it was a good time to post a list and some photos of the pigs here on the Flyer.

Five new bicycle racks are set to be installed on Block Avenue, and from the looks of it, they’ll be right at home alongside one of Fayetteville’s most colorful streets.

We’ve got tickets to give away for Eileen Ivers’ performance at the Walton Arts Center on Thursday, Nov. 15. Try to win ’em.

Razorback head coach Mike Anderson’s live show, ‘Mike’d Up’ will move to a new location for the the 2012-13 season, at local barbecue restaurant Sassy’s Red House.

Thursday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
Fayetteville Public Library: Free Flix Before 6: Moonrise Kingdom
JJ’s Grill: TJ Scarlett
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Isayah Worford
Walton Arts Center: UA Schola Cantorum
Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: UA Tuba and Euphonium Quartets
UARK Bowl: Comedy: Robert Kelly feat. Sam Letchworth
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: The Vine Brothers
Rogue: Candy Lee and the Sweets
George’s Majestic Lounge: Helmet / Toadies
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: DJ Bizar
Fix Ultralounge: FIX Thursdays w/ Bailey Mendenhall
Legacy Blues Lounge: Will Brand Duo

Thursday Public Meetings

12:00 p.m.Fayetteville Forward Inclusion GroupCity Hall, Room 111
1:30 p.m.Airport Board *Drake Field, Conference Room
4:00 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
6:00 p.m.Fayetteville Forward Creative Economy GroupNew Design School
6:00 p.m.City Council Meeting * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

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

Thursday Birthdays

Locals: Rachel Nicole, Kate DeTar, Bill Oldham, Jenn Pickett, Brenda Evans-Tharp, Mike Made, Mandy Fleming, Jovan Arellano, David Starr, Blake Trolinger, Steve Zega, Joe Gordon, Margarita Javier and Brandon Shumard.
* Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Singer Bonnie Raitt is 63, singer-songwriter Rickie Lee Jones is 58, singer-actor Leif Garrett is 51, TV chef Gordon Ramsay is 46, actress Parker Posey is 44, actress Gretchen Mol is 40, aActress Tara Reid is 37, actress Dania Ramirez is 33, actor Chris Rankin is 29 and TV personality Jack Osbourne is 27.