Weekend Flyer: Jan. 25-27, 2013

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News Briefs

Iris Dement (left) and Del McCoury.

The first two artists for the Fayetteville Roots Festival have been announced. Arkansas-born singer/songwriter Iris DeMent and bluegrass troubadours The Del McCoury Band are scheduled to perform at the festival, set for Aug. 22-25 at various locations around Fayetteville.

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) will return to Walton Arts Center for their third performance of the 2012-13 season on Saturday, Jan. 26.

The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce will host the first in a series of forums with area legislators at 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25.

Friday events, Jan. 25

6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Earl & Them / Steve Pryor / Waka Winter Classic
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Dave Gesualdo
7 p.m.  Barnhill Arena: UA gymnastics vs. Denver
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Tom McMahon
8 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Ouachita River Band
8 p.m.  UARK Bowl: Comedian Mo Alexander
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Delta Soul
9 p.m.  Scarpino: Calle Soul
9:30 p.m.  Hookah Java: Adam Minor

Saturday events, Jan. 26

Ginsu Wives

11 a.m.  Pack Rat Outdoor Center: Outdoor Cooking Clinic
7:30 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: SoNA Masterworks II
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: TJ Scarlet
7 p.m.  Fayetteville Town Center: Paint the Town Red
8 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Effron White
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: The Floozies / Montu / Manic Focus / Bizar
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jovan Arellano
8 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Local Poet Fest
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Hip Hop on the Hill
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Ginsu Wives / Perpetual Werewolf
9:30 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Tangled Words Comedy
10 p.m.  Rogue: COOL SHOES

Sunday events, Jan. 27

Shannon Wurst

11 a.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Fork and Knife
11 a.m.  Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Richard Burnett
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Evan Muse
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Author Robert Laurence
2 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: UA women’s basketball vs. South Carolina
7 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: An evening with Shannon Wurst
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: The Dirty River Boys

Friday Public Meetings

 No meetings listed 

Weekend Birthdays

Emily Rowland, Susan Charon Wallace, Charlie Sego, Jennifer Hensley, Brenda Jones, Nancy Ballard, Ash Ellison, Lance Reynolds, Brandy Duffett, Melanie Ann Richardson, Cindi Milam, Mike Tramill, Sarah Meadows Brown, Jeff Clements, David Lewis, Robert Norman, Alison Alison, Preston Head, Marcia Overby, Shana Woolems, Daniel Nouguier, Richard Evans, Joseph Lindquist, Alexandra Buell, Bob Caudle, Jack MacKenzie, Ben Schlegel Jr., Patsy Chance and Ony Sue.

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