Daily Flyer: Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

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Recent local news

Crossland construction officials, Walton Arts Center staff, and board members tour the construction site for the new Arkansas Music Pavilion on Tuesday.

Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Construction is underway at the site of what officials say will be the largest permanent outdoor amphitheater in the state.

Police are looking for help to find a trio of accused thieves around Northwest Arkansas. KNWA has photos.

The “Song of Arkansas” songwriting contest includes two finalists from Fayetteville.

Karen Kapella, executive directory of the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, will resign after the 2013-14 symphony season.


Tonight’s Razorback men’s basketball game against Missouri was originally scheduled to be televised by ESPN2, but will now be shown on ESPN at 6 p.m.

Razorback fans will get their first look at the 2014 football team on Saturday, April 26.


Thursday Events

6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Mike & Grady
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: Good People
7 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: Arkansas women’s basketball vs. Alabama
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Darren Ray
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Buku
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: American Lions
10 p.m.  Club Push: The Beat

Thursday Meetings

9 a.m.Subdivision Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
1:30 p.m.Airport Board *Drake Field, conference room
5:30 p.m.Historic District Commission *City Hall, Room 326

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Jen Hottinger, Rachel Moore, Bob Mains, Chad Hatley, Sterling Flournoy, Lisa Musgrave-Kirkpatrick, Dana Foley-Taylor, Kelley Miller, Kathy Kisida, Coleson Burns and Brock Reather.
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Others: Singer-bassist-actor Peter Tork of The Monkees is 72, talk-show host Jerry Springer is 70, singer Peter Gabriel is 64, bassist Peter Hook of New Order and Joy Division is 58, actor Matt Salinger is 54, singer Henry Rollins is 53, singer Freedom Williams of C & C Music Factory is 48, singer Feist is 38 and actress Mena Suvari is 35.