Daily Flyer: Thursday, March 28, 2013

5-day Weather Forecast

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News Briefs

With funding finally coming together, the state, city, and University of Arkansas are preparing to move forward with long-awaited plans to widen Razorback Road.

The new traffic roundabout near Washington Regional Medical Center will be closed to traffic this weekend while crews work to complete the final stages of asphalt surface work.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is coming to the UA campus in Fayetteville next month, as is multiple Grammy Award-winning artist John Legend.

Country star Kip Moore will perform at Barnhill Arena in May.

Little Rock’s Riverfest today announced the 2013 headliners, which include Dierks Bentley, Peter Frampton, Daughtry and more.

Thursday Events

11:30 a.m.  Bear’s Place: Richard Burnett
6 p.m.  Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: Live Celtic acoustic music
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Degree Recital: Alex Badour, conducting
7 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Movie and Book Club: High Fidelity
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Garrison Keillor: A Brand-New Retrospective
7 p.m.  Nibbles: Effron White
8 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Sarah Hughes
8 p.m.  UARK Bowl: Comedy Open Mic
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Dave Bright
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Ben Rector / Alpha Rev
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Single Lash / Black Blondes / Pyramid Paradise
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Matt & Gus

Thursday Meetings

10:00 a.m.Bid Opening: Bid 13-23, Construction – Hangar A Renovation Re-BidCity Hall, Room 111
2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 13-22, Sewer Easement MachineCity Hall, Room 111
6:00 p.m.Housing Authority Board of Commissioners *City Hall, Room 111
6:00 p.m.Fayetteville Council of Neighborhoods *City Hall, Room 326

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Slader Agee, Kristin Higgins, Linda Scott, Bethany Johnson, Harland Tsosie, Debi Barnes, Tanya Stuckey, Debi Barnes, Helen Griffin and Leslie Kordsmeier.
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Others: Country singer Reba McEntire is 58, rapper Salt of Salt-N-Pepa is 47, country singer Rodney Atkins is 44, actor Vince Vaughn is 43, guitarist Dave Keuning of The Killers is 37, actress Julia Stiles is 32 and singer Lady Gaga is 27.