Weekend Flyer: Nov. 8-10, 2013

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Friday events, Nov. 8

A Good Fight

Eddie Love, lead singer of A Good Fight, will play his last show with the band Friday night at George’s. Locals Chasing Pictures and Surf De Soliel are also on the bill. Admission is $7 at the door.

The Razorback men’s basketball team opens the season Friday night versus SIU-Edwardsville at Bud Walton Arena. The Hogs looked pretty good in their first two exhibition games, but we, like Mike Anderson, are looking forward to seeing what the Hogs can do “when the popcorn’s poppin.'”.

There’s a whisky tasting at Walton Arts Center Friday night, featuring Gregor Cattanach, National Master of Scotch Whisky and Keeper of the Quaich. It’s called The Evolution of Whisky. Here’s more info.

Full list:

11 a.m.  Bud Walton Arena: Razorback women’s basketball vs. Sam Houston State
11:30 a.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: 10th annual Gathering of the Groups
6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Big Band Jazz / Jigsaw Mud
6 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Koan Collective live @ Jazz Night
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Matt Smith Jazz
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Boston Mountain Brassworks
7:30 p.m.  St. Paul’s Episcopal: UA Schola Cantorum and the American Guild of Organists
7 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: Razorback men’s basketball vs. SIU-Edwardsville
7:45 p.m.  UA Old Main / Giffels Auditorium: The Tournées Festival: New French Films on Campus
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: The Evolution of Whisky
7 p.m.  The Wine Cellar: Live Jazz with Alex Lewis
8 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Effron White
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jason Strode
8 p.m.  Passages Rising: Candy Lee and Austin Miller
8 p.m.  The Phoenix: Tyrannosaurus Chicken
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Chasing Pictures / A Good Fight
9 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: I Do Declare / The Irie Lions
9 p.m.  Scarpino: Salsa Night
10 p.m.  Speakeasy: State of EDM: Phase 3
10 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Brent Tactic

Saturday events, Nov. 9

Brian Regan

How about some comedy this weekend? Comedian Brian Regan will perform at the Walton Arts Center Saturday night. It looks like there are only a few tickets left.

Tunes-wise, locals The Inner Party will play their last show for a while at The Lightbulb Club (they’re looking for a new drummer), along with Ezra Lbs and Icebirds. Kentucky Knife Fight is back in town for a show at Smoke & Barrel.

Full list:

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
9 a.m.  St. Paul’s Episcopal: St. Paul’s Used Book Sale
10:30 a.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Seemore Puppet Show
3:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Various degree recitals
7 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Brian Regan Live Comedy Tour
7 p.m.  Speakeasy: Randall Shreve and ONE week of action party
7 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Reggae Night: Mashburn Singers ft. Rochelle Bradshaw
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Dave Bright
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Foley’s Van
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Stoney Larue / Kelly Road
9 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Inner Party / Ezra Lbs / Icebirds
9 p.m.  The Phoenix: Guta
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Kentucky Knife Fight
9 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Toe Funk Jam Band

Sunday events, Nov. 10

Monday is Veterans Day, and a parade to commemorate the holiday is set for Sunday on the Fayetteville Square.

Got a story to tell? Sunday Service at Maxine’s this week features a storytelling open mic called Speak For Yourself.

Full list:

11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Isayah Warford
11 a.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Melody & Morty
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Peter Lippencott
2:30 p.m.  Fayetteville Square: Veterans Day Parade
3:30 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Lisa Margulis – On Repeat: How Music Plays the Mind
7 p.m.  Maxine’s Tap Room: Speak for Yourself
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Teddy Sablon

Friday Public Meetings

8:30 a.m.Civil Service Commission Rules and RegulationsCity Hall, Room 111

Saturday Public Meetings

8 a.m.City Council Budget MeetingCity Hall, Room 326

Weekend Birthdays

Locals and expats:
Kate DeTar, Steve Zega, Mandy Fleming, Rachel Nicole, Jenn Pickett, Bill Oldham, Mike Made, Brenda Evans-Tharp, Brandon Shumard, Joe Gordon, David Starr, Suni Vallum, Lula Starr, Ashlee Smith, Becky Roark, Susan Coffer, Betony Maringer, Holly Teaff, Brent Hale, Brad Lawless, Laura Elam, Jenn Hart and Mary Lea Dinwiddie.
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