Daily Flyer: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012

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News Briefs

Two more PIGShibition pig sculptures were installed this week including “What’s the Pig Idea?” by Julian Santa Rita at Psychology and Counseling Associates of NWA. (View all pigs)

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Construction is set to begin in January on a flyover bridge that will connect northbound College Avenue traffic to the Fulbright Expressway and shopping areas near the Northwest Arkansas Mall. The long-awaited project will provide an alternative for northbound College Avenue drivers who normally make a U-turn at Joyce Boulevard.

Reminder: The Fayetteville Square will once again be alive with holiday lights beginning at 6 p.m. this Saturday.

A free public screening of the documentary film that chronicles the development of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 inside the Walker Community Room at the Fayetteville Public Library.

Pipeline Productions, organizers of the Wakarusa and Harvest music festivals, are set to debut a three-day country music festival this year called “Thunder on the Mountain.”

Thursday Events

Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
JJ’s Grill: Keith Nicholson
Fayetteville Public Library: Beware of Limbo Dancers: An Evening with Author Roy Reed
Walton Arts Center: Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul
Legacy Blues Lounge: Sara Morgan
Arts Live Theatre: Beauty and the Beast
Mermaids: TheatreSquared 2012 Gala for Education
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Tangled Words Comedy – First Standup Showcase
Pesto Cafe: Sarah Hughes
George’s Majestic Lounge: Corey Smith
UARK Bowl: Comedy: JR Brow feat. Jason Brown
Dickson Street Pub: Klint & Danny
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Roots & Hellfire
The Lightbulb Club: The Rich Hands / Swimming / Acid Of The East
Rogue: Guerilla Blues Band
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: El Dude Bros.
Fix Ultralounge: FIX Thursdays w/ Rasmey

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Thursday Public Meetings

9:00 a.m.America Recycles Day TourSolid Waste and Recycling
4:00 p.m.Walton Arts Center FoundationWalton Arts Center
5:30 p.m.Telecommunications Board *City Hall, Room 326
5:30 p.m.Environmental Action Committee *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Fayetteville School Board (agenda)Adams Leadership Center
6:00 p.m.Fayetteville Housing AuthorityCity Hall, Room 219
6:30 p.m.Southeast Fayetteville Community CenterYvonne Richardson Center

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Thursday Birthdays

Locals: David Burks, Elizabeth Hubbard, Alexis Roberts, Jordan Williams, Tony Boyd, Lynette Mason and Josie Vyrostek.
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Others: TV judge Joseph Wapner is 93, actor Ed Asner is 83, actress Beverly D’Angelo is 61, actor Ray McKinnon is 55, actor Kevin J. O’Connor is 49, country singer Jack Ingram is 42, actor Sean Murray is 35 and model Gemma Atkinson is 28.