Daily Flyer: Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

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Local news

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Poet, novelist, civil rights activist and veritable renaissance woman Maya Angelou is coming to the Fayetteville Public Library.

The state of the city is sound, Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan said Tuesday during his annual State of the City Address.

Tenisha Gist, director of the Yvonne Richardson Center, received the Fayetteville Martin Luther King Jr. Brotherhood Award at this week’s City Council meeting.

Organizers of the Fayetteville Roots Festival said they’ll release their initial 2014 lineup next month.


The Razorbacks returned to Fayetteville with their 21st loss in 23 road games under head coach Mike Anderson last night. The Hogs fell to 1-4 in conference play after losing 81-74 to Tennessee Tuesday evening in Knoxville.


Thursday Events

6 p.m.  Ozark Natural Foods: “Healthy Cooking on a Budget” class
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: University of Arkansas Horn Choir
8 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Compagnie Kafig
8 p.m.  Speakeasy: Comedians NWA – Roast of Ray Porter
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Goose
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Rooftop Revival – Live music
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Joe Sundell / Honkysuckle
9 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Stereokill Presents: Purp Loder
10 p.m.  Jose’s: Throwdown Thursday

Thursday Meetings

3 p.m.Firemen’s Pension Meeting *City Hall, Room 326
4:30 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
5:30 p.m.Fayetteville School Board (agenda)Adams Leadership Center
6 p.m.Housing Authority Board of Commissioners *City Hall, Room 111
6 p.m.Ward 1 Meeting *Fayetteville Senior Activity & Wellness Center

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Anthony Ball, Brent Robinson, Alli Condra, Martha Molina, Chrissee Littrell, Nanette Gusick, Jeremy Head, Melissa Swann, Melissa Broyles-Langley, Frans Schimper and Jason Dinh.
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Others: Singer Anita Pointer of the Pointer Sisters is 66, bassist-keyboardist Bill Cunningham of The Box Tops is 64, actor Richard Dean Anderson is 64, singer-guitarist Robin Zander of Cheap Trick is 61, singer Anita Baker is 56, bassist Earl Falconer of UB40 is 55, actress Tiffani Thiessen is 40 and bassist Nick Harmer of Death Cab for Cutie is 39.