Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Weather forecast

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Flyer news

Local band 3 Penny Acre performed Tuesday night during the final show of the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks free summer concert series.

Photo: Clayton Taylor

Over two dozen street sections in west Fayetteville are expected to close for a few hours over the next four weeks.

Overnight lane closures are planned this week on Interstate 540 between the Wedington Drive and Porter Road exits.

The weather should be great for tonight’s Vampire Weekend concert at the Arkansas Music Pavilion. Tickets are still available.

Fayetteville ex-pat musician Andy Frasco was back in town for a series of shows during this year’s Bikes, Blues & BBQ festivities. Here are some photos.

UA news

UA IT Services promoted David Bruce, formerly manger of campus networks, to associate chief information officer for campus networks.

Peggy Schaefer Whitby, the UA’s assistant professor of special education, received a $150,000 grant to assist families of children with autism spectrum disorders.


With the nonconference schedule out of the way, the Fayetteville Bulldogs now begin to chase a 7A-West title.

Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema met with the media this week to discuss the Texas A&M game.

Razorback soccer sits at No. 23 in the first NCAA RPI poll this season.

Wednesday Events

4 p.m.  Botanical Garden of the Ozarks: Farmers’ Market
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Sky Smeed
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
6 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Northwest Arkansas Water Resources
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s on Crossover: Live jazz w/ Alex Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Karaoke
7:30 p.m.  UA Old Main / Giffels Auditorium: Ret. Colonel Ann Wright
7:30 p.m.  The AMP: Vampire Weekend
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s: Open Mic Night
8 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Tavern Trivia
10 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: SW/MM/NG / Messy Sparkles

Wednesday Meetings

1:30 p.m.NWA Regional Planning CommissionCommission office

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Brit Thorne, Tyler Clark, Katie Daniel, Meg Mock, Elizabeth Williams, Jess Eris, Kelly Pugh, Nathan Beatty, Alu H’ Cisneros, Jason Jech, Beth Hartman, Maggie Ivy, Christian Vaught, Shelby Brewer, Bobby Melton, Ron Foster, Caitlin Kennedy, Marlene Hinson, Mariah Riffel, Brad Schmitt and Jerry Stiles.
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Others: Newswoman Barbara Walters is 84, actor Michael Douglas is 69, model Cheryl Tiegs is 66, actor Mark Hamill is 62, actress Heather Locklear is 52, actor Jason Flemyng is 47, actor-singer Will Smith is 45, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones is 44 and rapper T.I. is 33.