Daily Flyer: Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

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Local news

Vampire Weekend played the AMP last week.

Clayton Taylor

From the perfect outdoor concert weather to the elaborate light show and a stage setup, last week’s Vampire Weekend show was nearly flawless.

Mayor Lioneld Jordan’s next town hall meeting is set for 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30 at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 764 W. North Street.

Fayetteville will close out the 2013 First Thursday season with an Oktoberfest celebration at the monthly art walk and festival on the Fayetteville square this week.

UA news

The history department in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will host the new director of the Arkansas History Commission, Lisa Speer, on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

The University of Arkansas Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society and the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service will co-host the fifth symposium in the Blair Legacy Series highlighting Second-Wave Feminism Nov. 13-15 in Fayetteville.

The University of Arkansas Press has published a new edition of A Documentary History of Arkansas.


There are a lot of ways to look at the Hogs 3-2 start this season, depending on who you ask. Terry J. Wood examines the Hogs start in his Monday column.

Monday Events

5:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: UA student documentary premiere
5:30 p.m.  UA Vol Walker Hall: Andrew Saunders Lecture — “Architectural Transpositions”
7 p.m.  The Perk: Open acoustic jam

Monday Birthdays

Ashley Enoch, Nick Manos, Annie Quinn, Travis Rohrbough, Cody Yancey, Mandy Bunch, Michelle Price, Judy Paynesmith, Sarah Doege, Alan Gwin, Amy Guerber, Sarah Adams and Tony Pirani.
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Others: Guitarist John Lombardo of 10,000 Maniacs is 61, actress Fran Drescher is 56, country singer Marty Stuart is 55, actress Crystal Bernard is 52, actor Eric Stoltz is 52, rapper-producer Marley Marl is 51, country singer Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry is 50, singer Trey Anastasio of Phish is 49, bassist Robby Takac of The Goo Goo Dolls is 49, actress Jenna Elfman is 42, actor Kieran Culkin is 31 and rapper T-Pain is 29.