Weekend Flyer: Feb. 14-16, 2014

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Friday events, Feb. 14

The Razorback baseball team opens the season on Friday with a 3 p.m. game versus Appalachian State at Baum Stadium. Welcome back, Diamond Hogs.

TheatreSquared’s new show, the Tony-nominated Good People officially opens Friday at Nadine Baum Studios after a well-received preview performance on Thursday. There are performances scheduled throughout the weekend, actually.

Greenhouse Grille hosts its annual Valentine’s Day jazz dinner Friday night with the soundtrack for romance provided by Alex Lewis.

There’s a Valentine’s burlesque show in town as well, with Violetta Lotus Burlesque set to perform at The Lightbulb Club. There will also be a poetry reading by local poet Houston Hughes. Admission is $5.

Full list:

6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Alex Lewis
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: Good People
8 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Chucho Valdes
3 p.m.  Baum Stadium: Arkansas baseball vs. Appalachian State
6 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Earl & Them / Gary Hutchison B-Day Bash
6 p.m.  Fresco Cafe & Pub: Drew Packard Jazz
6 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Adams Collins Trio
7 p.m.  Chancellor Hotel: Claudia Burson Trio
7 p.m.  Speakeasy: Lovesick: Erotic Art
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Copelin Bates Band
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Randall Shreve
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Me & Owen
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Boom Kinetic
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Carter Sampson
10 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Violetta Burlesque
10 p.m.  Fix Ultralounge: MasqueRave
10 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Cutty Rye

Saturday events, Feb. 15

Fayetteville Underground hosts a kickoff reception for the UpStream Art Project at 5 p.m. Saturday. The folks behind the project will be available to answer questions, and to show off work from the last round of murals painted on local storm drains.

Local comedy improv troupe Phunbags will be back in action at Dickson Theater Saturday night. This month, they’ll be joined by local songwriter Candy Lee (who also happens to be one of seven finalist in the Song of Arkansas Competition.)

SoNA performs its Valentine’s Pops show at Walton Arts Center Saturday night. The show features love-inspired classical and operatic music along with “a dash of musical theatre thrown in for spice.” Here’s more info.

Also in tunes, Louisiana funky gypsy band Vagabond Swing will be at Smoke & Barrel Tavern, there’s a country show at George’s Majestic Lounge, and The Lightbulb Club has a metal show with Mud Lung, Antarctichrist and Crankbait.

Full list:

12:15 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Suzuki Music School: Student Recital
7:30 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: SoNA’s Valentine’s Pops
3 p.m.  Baum Stadium: Arkansas baseball vs. Appalachian State
7 p.m.  Bud Walton Arena: Arkansas men’s basketball vs. LSU
5 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: UpStream Art reception
6 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Poetry and fiction readings
7 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Anthony Ball Jazz Group
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: Good People
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Throwdown Thursday
8:30 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Wes & Karl
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Anti Valentines Day
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: John Henry & Friends
8 p.m.  Dickson Theater: Phunbags February Improv Show w/ musical guest Candy Lee
$5  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Vagabond Swing
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Granger Smith / Earl Dibbles Jr.
10 p.m.  The Lightbulb Club: Mud Lung / Antarctichrist / Crankbait
10 p.m.  Coco’s Lebanese Cafe: Calle Soul & DJ Cubanito

Sunday events, Feb. 16

Artist Laboratory Theatre’s All You Need to Know Show returns to Maxine’s Sunday Service this weekend with a variety show about Pie. Sounds delicious. Admission is zero dollars.

Full list:

11 a.m.  Common Grounds: Mark Bilyeu & Sidney Woolfe
1 p.m.  Yvonne Richardson Center: Black History Month celebration
1 p.m.  Terra Studios: Llib Snikda
1 p.m.  Baum Stadium: Arkansas baseball vs. Appalachian State
2 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: Good People
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: Good People
7 p.m.  Maxine’s Tap Room: All You Need to Know Show: Pie
10 p.m.  LIT Lounge: LIT Lounge Sundays

Friday Public Meetings

 No meetings scheduled 

Weekend Birthdays

Locals and expats: Rubee Fernades, Nicole Anderson, Kathy Nelson, Debbie Oxner, Chad Daulton, Steve Fortner, Jana Harper, Krikette Brown, Michael Stephens, Maura Murphy, Jade Rundle, Ron Wilkins, Jerrod Mounce, Joshua Hicks, Gina Lloyd, Randy Zurcher, Jennifer Wilson, Debra Ines, Kristy Todd, Thomas Hunter, Alex Martinez, Randy Thomas, Dale Benfield, Scott McGeHee, Stephanie Webb, Bill Birnie, Courtney Norris, Ronnie Adams and Ben Johnson
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