Daily Flyer: Thursday, May 30, 2013

5-day Weather Forecast

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News Briefs

Wakarusa 2013 kicks off today.

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Wakarusa officially starts at noon today on Mulberry Mountain, kicking off four days of music from The Black Crowes, Of Monsters and Men, Snoop Lion and over 100 other performers.

The Gulley Park Summer Concert scheduled for tonight has been cancelled due to the threat of severe weather.

Fayetteville trail users may soon enjoy a new art installation planned at the intersection of two of the city’s most popular trails.

The Fayetteville Public Library will kick off its summer reading program with a special event from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 1.

Former Southwest Conference opponents Texas Tech will be back on the Hogs’ football schedule for the first time since 1991 in a new home-and-home series that begins next season.

Thursday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
11:30 a.m.  Bear’s Place: Richard Burnett
12 p.m.  Mulberry Mountain: Wakarusa
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Clint Scrivner
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Sarah Hughes
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Left of Center
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Summer Chamber Music Festival: Concert Three
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Listen to Your Mother
7 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Red Ambition
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on College: Darren Ray
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Barrett Baber / Luke Wade
8 p.m.  UARK Bowl: Comedy open mic
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Adam Collins
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: DJ Clunk
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Dave Bright Band
9 p.m.  Rogue: Flight Machine
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: DJs EQ and Purp Loder
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Willie Stadlin / No Justice

Thursday Meetings

9:00 a.m.Subdivision Committee *City Hall, Room 326
2:00 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 13-32, Overhead Lube System Re-BidCity Hall, Room 326
3:00 p.m.Firemen’s Pension and Relief Fund Board of Trustees *City Hall, Room 326
5:00 p.m.Rupple Road Public Input SessionBoys & Girls Club
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: Bret Ellington, Naomi Harrod, Jennifer Moore, Joe Cates, Casey Gross, Dan Kelley, Dwain Cromwell and Loyd Ward.
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Others: Actor Michael J. Pollard is 74, country singer Wynonna Judd is 49, guitarist Tom Morello of Audioslave and Rage Against the Machine is 49, musician Stephen Malkmus is 47, singer Cee Lo Green is 39 and songwriter Devendra Banhart is 32.