Daily Flyer: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

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Local news

National Geographic photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols is coming to Fayetteville.

Courtesy Ken Geiger, National Geographic

A local artist’s plans could lead to more public art around town.

Crain Hyundai plans to move from Springdale to Fayetteville.

Gift of Gab from Blackalicious will perform in Fayetteville on Friday.

Nashville-based indie rockers Kopecky Family Band will play a free show in Fayetteville on Saturday.

UA news

National Geographic photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols will speak and show photographs next month on campus.

Eight faculty members and 11 staffers received furlough notices this week as a result of the government shutdown.


Fayetteville sophomore Luke Long will compete for the state overall golf title today in Little Rock.

It was tough to stomach Arkansas’ 52-7 loss to South Carolina, but recruiting is the cure for the Razorbacks’ ills.


Thursday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
1 p.m.  Mulberry Mountain: Harvest Music Festival
6 p.m.  The Garden Room: People Feeding People benefit
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Guest Artist Recital: Tom Bacon, horn
7 p.m.  UA Campus: Screening of the Documentary Breaking Through
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Copelin Bates
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Karaoke
8 p.m.  Dickson Theater: Comedy open mic
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Mixx Tenn
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Rooftop Revival
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: DJ Clunk

Thursday Meetings

3 p.m.Policemen’s Pension and Relief Board of Trustees *City Hall, Room 326
5 p.m.Water and Sewer Committee *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Telecommunications Board *City Hall, Room 326
6 p.m.Housing Authority Board of Commissioners *City Hall, Room 219
6:30 p.m.Southeast Fayetteville Community CenterYvonne Richardson Center

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Amjad Faur, Tim Miller, Sara Taylor, Shawna Ginn, Lena Kratchmer, Steven Thomas and Mandee Carter.
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Others: Actor Michael McKean is 66, actress Margot Kidder is 65, country singer Alan Jackson is 55, animator Mike Judge is 51, comedian Norm Macdonald is 50, reggae singer Ziggy Marley is 45, singer Chris Kirkpatrick of ‘N Sync is 42, rapper Eminem is 41, singer Wyclef Jean of The Fugees is 41 and actor Chris Lowell is 29.