Weekend Flyer: Feb. 1-3, 2013

News Briefs

The Lightbulb Club

Fayetteville Mardi Gras festivities kick off on Feb. 9 with the Fat Saturday Parade, followed by a pub crawl and more reveling on Fat Tuesday Feb. 13. Here’s more, including some info on how to get involved in the fun.

The Lightbulb Club is going to test out being a non-smoking establishment beginning on Feb. 4. That’s Monday, FYI.

The Razorback basketball team fell to the Alabama Crimson Tide 56-59 in Tuscaloosa last night. BJ Young led the Hogs with 14 points in the losing effort.

Friday events, Feb. 1

Randy Rogers Band

6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Ozark Celtic Band
6 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Concert: Tribute to Black American Composers
7 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Effron White
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Dave Baer
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Keith Nicholson
8 p.m.  UARK Bowl: Comedian Roy Haber
9 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Steve Dimmitt
9 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Bloka
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Damn Arkansan / Dead Leaves
10 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Randy Rogers Band / Trampled Under Foot

Saturday Events, Feb. 2

The Paper Hearts

10 a.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Playwriting Workshop with Stephen Karam
6 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Panel Discussion: Tribute to Black American Composers
3 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: T2 Artist Forum with Stephen Karam – Sons of the Prophet
3 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: UA men’s basketball vs. Tennessee
8 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Patrick Sallings
8 p.m.  Billy’s Grill: Critter
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Strange Deranger
9 p.m.  Rogue: The Paper Hearts / Kentucky Waterfalls
9 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: No Name Kicker
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Don’t Stop Please
9 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Diana & The Heartbeats
10 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Perpetual Groove

Sunday events, Feb. 3

11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Sarah Hughes
11 a.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Pat Pathoumthong
11 a.m.  Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz

Friday Public Meetings

5:30 p.m.Fayetteville Housing Authority BoardLeon Jones Jr.Law Firm

Weekend Birthdays

Laura Whitfield, Mike Davis, Oneida Finch, Kristine Presley, Jack Carroll, Darilyn Hill Szalay, Nehia Rose, Debbie Stephens, Nate Hancock, Chrystee McCabe, Donna Bright, Jacinda Connors, Brian St. Claire, Brittany Sullivan, Barbara Erp, Gabrielle Idlet, Jennifer Neill, Aaron Randall, Scott Seaman, Brad Sheppard, Chris Bias, Jody Cohen, Ross Hurley, David Boddie, Mindy Fitchell, Deborah Coody, Edwin Sugg, Adam Dodson, Melissa Boen, Jessica Gray, Melanie Chambers, Susan Pemberton, Sheree Barnes, Joseph Kilgore, and Zachary Noice.

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