Daily Flyer: Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012

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News Briefs

Mary Chapin Carpenter is coming to the Walton Arts Center in March.


With three new City Council members set to be sworn in next month, Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan has his recommendations ready for new appointees to the various council committees.

Comedian, writer, and actor Ralphie May is set to kick off the Winter 2013 Stand-up Comedy Season at the UARK Bowl on Jan. 17.

The band that Wall Street Journal called the “quintessential New Orleans Jazz Band” is coming to Fayetteville this week, and ccclaimed songwriters and longtime friends Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin will be here this spring.

See an artist rendering of the poolside view at the upcoming Sterling Frisco Apartments inside this week’s Flyer Sponsors post.

Tuesday Events

4 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Atari to Xbox – Retro Gaming Night
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
7 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Richard Burnett
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
8 p.m.  Rogue: Ozark Poetry Slam presents the Jam Slam!
10 p.m.  Rogue: Twisted Tuesdays with Rasmey and Domewrekka

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Tuesday Meetings

8:15 a.m.New Alderman OrientationCity Hall, Room 326
11:15 a.m.New Aldermen Orientation LunchSenior Center
1:00 p.m.New Aldermen Orientation ToursVarious locatoins
2:00 p.m.Bid Opening for 2013 Bulk Material Bids: Bid 13-01 through 13-11City Hall, Room 111
4:00 p.m.Walton Arts Center CouncilWalton Arts Center
6:00 p.m.City Council Meeting * (agenda)City Hall, Room 219

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Mitsi McKee, Noël Gieringer, Chet Bartley, Echo Sunyata Sibley-Abbate, Robert Ginsburg, John White, Mary Moeller and Thomas Krapausky.
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Others: Guitarist Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones is 69, director Steven Spielberg is 66, actor Ray Liotta is 57, actor Brad Pitt is 49, actress Rachel Griffiths is 44, country rapper Cowboy Troy is 42, rapper-actor DMX is 42, actress Katie Holmes is 34 and singer Christina Aguilera is 32.