Daily Flyer: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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News Briefs

Expansion timeline for Walton Arts Center’s Fayetteville and Bentonville facilities.

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Advertising and Promotion commissioners approved plans yesterday to help fund the Walton Arts Center’s upcoming renovations and a planned regional park in southwest Fayetteville. Included are a proposal to the City Council to extend voter-approved bonds, and spending $600,000 in 2013 commission reserves.

The Arkansas men’s basketball team will face Vanderbilt in the second round of the 2013 Southeastern Conference Tournament at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

Robert Randolph & The Family Band returns to George’s tonight with local band 1 Oz. Jig.

The tents are down, and the deck is open at Kingfish bar in downtown Fayetteville. That news and more in this week’s Flyer Sponsor post.

Tuesday Events

5 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Beyond the Holocaust Series-Invented Mothers, Mothers of Invention
6 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Soldiers Heart: Songs and Stories of War, Peace and Healing
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
6:35 p.m.  Baum Stadium: Arkansas baseball vs. Alabama A&M
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Robert Randolph and the Family Band / The 1oz Jig

Tuesday Meetings

4:30 p.m.City Council Agenda Session * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5:00 p.m.Special City Council Meeting (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
6:15 p.m.Entertainment District Parking Deck Public Input Session *City Hall, Room 326

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals: Elizabeth Prenger, Greg Mack, Chris Gray, Debbie Pierceall, Robyn Ledbetter, Jennie Robinson, Patrick Lunsford, Jon Medders, Anna Vester, Danielle Fusco, Randy Ashley, Justine Harrington, Deb Sexton, Misty Mills, Holly Attaway, April Ameling, Robert Baker, Catherine Rodgers, Hari Newmark and Joey LaCerra.

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Others: Hall of Fame and former Arkansas basketball coach Eddie Sutton is 77, singer-actress Liza Minnelli is 67, singer James Taylor is 65, actor Jon Provost is 63, adult film star Ron Jeremy is 60, bassist Steve Harris of Iron Maiden is 57, actor Titus Welliver is 52, actor Aaron Eckhart is 45, actor Rhys Coiro is 34 and actor Samm Levine is 31.