Daily Flyer: Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014

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Local news

Volunteers work to build the Walker Park Community Garden in south Fayetteville.

Courtesy Tracey Haynes

Spring registration for the city’s Community Gardens in the Park program is set for next week.

Fayetteville police are asking for help identifying a person wanted for questioning in connection with several local fraud cases.

This week’s Speak For Yourself open mic night will focus on travel.

We’re giving away tickets to see Soweto Gospel Choir next week at the Walton Arts Center. Enter here.


Highlight machine Michael Qualls and the rest of the Razorback men’s basketball team are set for a rematch against Kentucky at 6 p.m. tonight on ESPN. The Wildcats are out for revenge, while the Hogs look to pick up their first win at Rupp Arena since their national championship season in 1993-94.

Also tonight, the UA women’s basketball team takes on No. 17 Texas A&M at 7 p.m. on Fox Sports Southwest.


Thursday Events

7:30 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: UA New Music Ensemble
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: Good People
7 p.m.  Speakeasy: Comedy open mic night
8 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Keith Nicholson
8 p.m.  Dickson Street Pub: Candy Lee
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Brian Miller
8 p.m.  UA University Theatre: University Theatre: Spring Awakening
8 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Uncle Lucius
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Hands Face Feet
10 p.m.  Club Push: The Beat

Thursday Meetings

9 a.m.Subdivision Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5 p.m.Fayetteville School Board meeting (agenda)Adams Leadership Center
6 p.m.Housing Authority Board of Commissioners *City Hall, Room 111

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Becca Peterson, Rachael Hummel, Catherine Womack, Christy Pollock, Kodi Shelley, Scott Moore, Ralph Nesson, Vernon Tarver Sr., Chris Hargis and John Nooncaster.
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Others: Actress Joanne Woodward is 84, guitarist Neal Schon of Journey is 60, guitarist Adrian Smith of Iron Maiden is 57, singer Johnny Van Zant of Lynyrd Skynyrd is 54, actor Adam Baldwin is 52, singer Chilli of TLC is 43, bassist Shonna Tucker of Drive-By Truckers is 36, singer Josh Groban is 33, drummer Jared Champion of Cage the Elephant is 31 and actress Kate Mara is 31.