Daily Flyer: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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News Briefs

Transit study area


The Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission is asking residents for input about a possible “fixed guideway” transit system that would run from Greenland to Bella Vista. There’s a public input session planned for tomorrow.

Instead of announcing the 2013 Fayetteville Roots Festival performers all at once, organizers have been slowly, sneakily rolling out the lineup, one artist at a time, on Facebook.

The Fayetteville Public Library and Clinton House Museum will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” on April 16 by hosting readings of the letter in Fayetteville.

University of Arkansas police blocked off Lindell Avenue near Futrall Hall for about 45 minutes Wednesday morning, after a suspicious device was reported.

Wednesday Events

1:30 p.m.  NWA Mall: Public library input session
4 p.m.  McNair Middle School: Public library input session
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Beyond the Holocaust Series presents-“Bar Mitzvah”
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Brick Fields Band
6 p.m.  Nibbles: Jed Clampit
6:30 p.m.  The Showcase: Pardon My French Tour
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Chooch
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
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Karaoke
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Anything Goes
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Shawn Mullins
8 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia
10 p.m.  Fix Ultralounge: Brent Tactic

Wednesday Meetings

8:30 a.m.Walton Arts Center Future Forum: Coffee HourWalton Arts Center, McBride Studio
9:00 a.m.Fayetteville Public Library Space StudyCity Hall, Room 326
10:30 a.m.Fayetteville Public Library Space StudyCity Hall, Room 326
11:00 a.m.Pre-Bid Meeting: Bid 13-26, Access Control SystemCity Hall, Room 111
4:00 p.m.Urban Forestry Advisory Board *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Active Transportation Advisory Committee *City Hall, Room 326

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Sarah Fine, Shawna McFatrich, James Huffman, Stephanie Irving, Mary Claire, Brittany Phillips, Jordin Tarver, Norman Harrop and Jim Atkisson.
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Others: Sportscaster John Madden is 77, reggae artist Bunny Wailer is 66, actor Steven Seagal is 62, singer Terre Roche of The Roches is 60, singer-producer Babyface is 55, musician Brian Setzer is 54, rapper Afrika Bambaataa is 53, drummer Tim “Herb” Alexander of Primus is 48, rapper Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest is 43, bassist Andrew Dost of fun. is 30, actor Ryan Merriman is 30, singer-actress Mandy Moore is 29 and actor Haley Joel Osment is 25.