Daily Flyer: Wednesday, March 6, 2013

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News Briefs

Check the Flyer calendar for upcoming “Save the Date” events like festivals and holidays.

A meeting of the Fayetteville City Council was held at 6 p.m. last night. Here’s what passed and what was tabled until the next meeting.

Several regional music festivals recently announced their lineups for the season including the Flatlands Country Music Festival, Memphis in May, Kanrocksas and Rocklahoma.

First Thursday Fayetteville begins tomorrow, there’s a local art show at Arsaga’s at the Depot, and the group of artists behind last November’s “Fright Night” Halloween-themed art show are back with a new event this week.

Bo Counts, local resident and host of the Drive-In Speakerbox podcast, will host a screening of the 1980s cult classic movie, Miami Connection tonight at Smoke & Barrel Tavern.

The Humane Society of the Ozarks has partnered with Walton Arts Center for “Arts for Animals,” a fundraiser and awareness campaign for the humane treatment of animals.

Wednesday Events

6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Grazzhopper
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s on Dickson: Live jazz w/ Alex Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
6 p.m.  Nibbles: Jed Clampit
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Brick Fields Band
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Martin Sexton / Carrie Nation
8:30 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Drive-In Speaker Box – The Miami Connection!
8 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Guest Artist Recital: Redekopp and Edwards, piano duo
9 p.m.  Rogue: Jucifer / Left Holding the Gun / Auric

Wednesday Meetings

10:00 a.m.Pre-Bid Meeting: Bid 13-18, Construction – Server Room Storm Shelter Re-BidCity Hall, Room 326

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Lane Coleman, Bill Lyle, Charlie Nakic, Laura Robinson, Megan Chapman, Hope Bradberry, Karen Underwood, Michelle Wearsch.
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Others: Singer Mary Wilson of The Supremes is 69, drummer Hugh Grundy of the Zombies is 68, singer-guitarist David Gilmour of Pink Floyd is 67, actor-director Rob Reiner is 66, actor/comedian Tom Arnold is 54, actor/comedian D.L. Hughley is 50, actress Connie Britton is 46, former NBA center Shaquille O’Neal is 41, pro BMX rider Ryan Nyquist is 34 and drummer Chris Tomson of Vampire Weekend is 29.