Weekend Flyer: Feb. 8 – 11, 2013

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News Briefs

A sign noting the future home of a regional park stands at Judge Cummings Road in Fayetteville

A dilapidated factory in southeast Fayetteville will eventually be torn down to make room for a new convenience store. City Council members voted 5-3 Tuesday to sell about two acres of the former Tyson Mexican Original plant property at Huntsville and Happy Hollow roads to Kum & Go.

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema announced his new 2013 recruits earlier this week. Here’s some info on all 23 new Razorback signees.

A plan to help the Walton Arts Center expand its Dickson Street facility has grown to include funding for a 200-acre regional park and a possible permanent home for the Arkansas Music Pavilion.

Friday events, Feb. 1


6 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Brandon White
6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Oreo Blue / Nace Brothers / Earl Cate / Jimmy Thackery / Dave Renko
7 p.m.  Mermaids: Adam Collins Duo
7 p.m.  Arts Live Theatre: A Separate Peace
8 p.m.  Chancellor Hotel: Claudia Burson Trio
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Matts Bar Band
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jason Strode
8 p.m.  Rogue: Randall Shreve & The Sideshow / Violetta Lotus Burlesque Troupe
8 p.m.  UARK Bowl: Comedian David Nickerson
8 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Memphis The Musical
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Swimming / Purple / Pagiins
9:30 p.m.  Hookah Java: Mendy Johnsen
8 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Honeyshine
10 p.m.  Scarpino: Salsa night
10 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: The Great Scotts Show
10 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Lucero / Jimbo Mathus & The Tri-State Coalition

Saturday Events, Feb. 2

Fat Saturday parade

11 a.m.  Crystal Bridges Museum: Love and Chocolate: A keller’s Candies Trunk Show
2 p.m.  Dickson Street: Fat Saturday Parade of Fools
6 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Morty & Melody Mortenson
7 p.m.  Mermaids: William Reyes
7 p.m.  Arts Live Theatre: A Separate Peace
8 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Justin Leflar
7:30 p.m.  Matt Miller Studios: Love is a Battlefield slam
7 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Valley of the Vapors Festival film screening, discussion, party
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Keith Nicholson
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Mike & Grady
8 p.m.  Billy’s Grill: Strangelove
8 p.m.  Crystal Bridges Museum: Artinfusion: Black Hearts Ball
8 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Tangled Words Comedy Competition
8 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Memphis The Musical
9 p.m.  Rogue: Crush
9 p.m.  Speakeasy: Mardi Gras Masquerade
9 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Chasing Pictures
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Aerosault
10 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Lucero / Adam Faucett

Sunday events, Feb. 8

Event poster

11 a.m.  Common Grounds: D.J. Soulfree
11 a.m.  Emelia’s Kitchen: Live jazz
12 p.m.  Crystal Bridges Museum: Family Sunday Art
2 p.m.  Arts Live Theatre: A Separate Peace
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Local Author Nancy S. Kay: Presentation & Book Signing
6 p.m.  Starlight Skatium: NWA Roller Derby: Burnin’ Love B out
7:30 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Memphis The Musical
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Walking Dead watch party

Friday Public Meetings

2:00 p.m.Deadline: RFQ 13-01, Architectural & Engineering Services/td>

City Hall, Room 111

Weekend Birthdays

Betsy Bevis, Tiff Wimberly, Chad Cearley, Jarred Rogers, Silvana Pagliuca, Mary Lynn Veden, Laurie Haj, Nicole Walker, Iris Sheppard, Dee Dietz, Kelli DeClerk, Scott Berens, Addy Chipouras, Nick Jones, TJ Beringer, Evan Ballowe, Hannah Jordan, William Janes, Deak Reed, Robert Bruno, Lorel Hoffman, Jeremy Ashley, Rachel Waalkes, Deric Johns, Clay Simmons, Cynthia Moore, Korey Fiddner, Jason Lilly, Cathy Roth, Brandon Tibbs, Caleb Murry, Laura Barrow, Lisa Outlaw, Steve McCratic, and Rick Boone.

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