Daily Flyer: Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

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News Briefs

Pedestrians walk along Lake Fayetteville Trail on the west side of the lake.

Staff photo

We’re publishing a seven-part series of Northwest Arkansas trail reviews this week. First on the list is Lake Fayetteville Trail.

Little Rock artist Jessie Ward will exhibit new work at Nightbird Books at 6 p.m. tonight.

Bikes, Blues & BBQ organizers will once again donate proceeds from the annual motorcycle rally to local charities, event director Joe Giles announced Wednesday.

University of Arkansas music professor James Greeson, a nationally respected jazz guitarist and composer was inducted into the Arkansas Jazz Hall of Fame last month.

Little Rock-based metal band Pallbearer is set to perform at the Lightbulb Club on Friday, Jan. 11 with locals, Fauxnz.

Thursday Events

6 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Clarke Buehling and friends
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
6 p.m.  Legacy Blues Lounge: Copeline Bates
6 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Art Show by Jessie Ward
8 p.m.  UARK Bowl: Comedy Open Mic night
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Carter Sampson
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: DJ Clunk

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Thursday Meetings

9:00 a.m.Subdivision Committee *City Hall, Room 326
6:00 p.m.Partners for Better HousingCity Hall, Room 111
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

Thursday Birthdays

Locals: Molly Mathias, Courtney Robinson, Shane Hall, Cynthia Aspedon, Holly Hamilton, Amy Locke, Joe Montana, Kate Dreier, Lulu Bruns, Lindsey Riggle and Judi Neal.
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Others: Record producer George Martin is 87, actor Dabney Coleman is 81, singer Stephen Stills is 68, bassist John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin is 67, actor Mel Gibson is 57, actress Sarah Alexander is 42, actress and author Danica McKellar is 38 and model Liya Kebede is 35.