Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013

A new series of banners lines the north side of Dickson Street Tuesday.

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5-day Weather Forecast

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News Briefs

Sales tax revenue was up this month in three of the four largest cities in Northwest Arkansas. Only Bentonville reported a drop in collections compared to the same month last year.

Former GoodFolk House proprietor Mike Shirkey will host a series of folk concerts on Dickson Street this spring.

A crew began installing a new set of colorful banners on the north side of Dickson Street this week.

Former Razorback head basketball coach Nolan Richardson will be presented with a portrait of his late daughter Yvonne at a special ceremony tonight at the Yvonne Richardson Center.

A group hoping to shoot a movie called Valley Inn in Northwest Arkansas this summer will hold a crowdfunding kickoff event tomorrow at UARK Bowl.

Wednesday Events

6 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Caravanserai: Moroccan Film Screening & Filmmaker Discussion
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Brick Fields Band
6 p.m.  Nibbles: Jed Clampit
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: TJ Scarlett
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Sarah Hughes
8 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia
8 p.m.  UARK Bowl: Comedy Open Mic
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Big Gigantic / HeRobust
8 p.m.  UA University Theatre: A Streetcar Named Desire
10 p.m.  Fix Ultralounge: FIX Wednesdays w/ Rasmey & Chaz Bizar

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Wednesday Meetings

9:00 a.m.Technical Plat Review (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
2:00 p.m.Bid 13-17, Service Body Truck with CraneCity Hall, Room 111
6:30 p.m.Richardson RevitalizationYvonne Richardson Center

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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Christy Pollock, Rachael Hummel, Chris Hargis, John Nooncaster, ernon Tarver, Becca Peterson, Ralph Nesson, Scott Moore, Kodi Shelley and Catherine Womack.
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Others: Guitarist Neal Schon of Journey is 59, actor Timothy Spall is 56, singer Johnny Van Zant of Lynyrd Skynyrd is 53, bassist Shonna Tucker of Drive-By Truckers is 35, TV journalist and former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is 33, singer Josh Groban is 32 and actress Kate Mara is 30.