Daily Flyer: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

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News Briefs

Snow day in Fayetteville!

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All Fayetteville Public Schools are open today, Thursday, Feb. 21, district officials announced this morning. Classes and offices at the University of Arkansas will begin at 10 a.m.

Los Bobos Taqueria is now open on Dickson Street between 21st Amendment and Rogue. “The menu is simple, and to the point,” said owner Zac Wooden.

The Thunder on the Mountain Throwdown is set for March 2 at George’s. Five local bands will battle for a chance to play a Thunder on the Mountain stage in June on Mulberry Mountain.

We’re giving away tickets to see TheatreSquared’s ‘Sons of the Prophet’ on March 3 at Nadine Baum Studios.

The latest Flyer book review is “The Next Time You See Me” by Holly Goddard Jones. “This is a novel that you will read quickly, think about often, lend to friends, and want to read again,” said Roger Barrett.

Thursday Events

11:30 a.m.  Bear’s Place: Richard Burnett
5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Free Flix Before 6 – MIB 3
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Foleys Van – aka Chris Jerry
6 p.m.  Hawaiian Brian’s: Effron White
6 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Clarke Buehling and friends
6 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: UA men’s basketball vs. Georgia
7:30 p.m.  Jammin’ Java: Acoustic jam
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Sarah Hughes
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Dr. Pierce’s Faculty Recital
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: Son’s of the Prophet
8 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Klint, Danny and Gang
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Darren Ray
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Fork & Knife
8 p.m.  UARK Bowl: Comedy Open Mic
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Nadis Warrior / Govinda Andy Frasco
9 p.m.  Rogue: (Hed)p.e.
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: DJ Clunk – The Clash & The Smiths

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Thursday Meetings

4:00 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Historic District Commission *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Telecommunications Board *City Hall, Room 326

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Thursday Birthdays

Locals: Chung Tan, Laura Jacobs, Teresa Niblett, Roy Farley, Anne Lancaster, Ryan Jordal, Cassie Peters, Erik Pollock, Amanda Weldon, Mario Moreno and Cheryl Walsh.

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Others: Record company executive David Geffen is 70, actor Anthony Daniels (C3P0 in “Star Wars” films) is 67, keyboardist Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads is 64, actor Kelsey Grammer is 58, singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter is 55, author Chuck Palahniuk is 51, actor Billy Baldwin is 50, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is 49, bassist Eric Wilson of Sublime is 43, actress Jennifer Love Hewitt is 34, actress Ellen Page is 26, actor Corbin Bleu is 24 and actress Sophie Turner is 17.