Daily Flyer: Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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Local news

Residents review state improvement plans for the Wedington Drive-Interstate 540 interchange during an open house-style public meeting held Thursday evening at Asbell Elementary School in west Fayetteville.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

State officials have no plans for a roundabout as part of upcoming improvements to the Wedington Drive interchange on Interstate 540 in west Fayetteville.

The Artosphere 2014 lineup includes new art installations, music and more.

Darius Rucker and Pat Green are coming to the AMP this summer.

Unit #709 at The Dickson features two bedrooms, two baths, and gorgeous views of Fayetteville. That news and more in this week’s Flyer Sponsor post.


The Arkansas men’s basketball team ended the season this week after a 75-64 loss to California in the NIT second round at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley.

After sweeping Mississippi Valley State in a doubleheader Tuesday afternoon, the Razorback baseball team hit the road for the series finale Wednesday in North Little Rock at Dickey-Stephens Park.


Wednesday Events

6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Wednesday night Blues Therapy Sessions
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
6:30 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Live jazz w/ Adams Collins, Johnny Arredondo and friends
7 p.m.  St. Paul’s Episcopal: Saint Thomas NYC Choir of Men and Boys Concert
7 p.m.  Crystal Bridges Museum: Art Out Loud | Gertrude Stein Plays Paris by Arkansas Stage
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Icon for Hire / Slackline / Eye For A Lie
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Calamity Cubes / Cletus Got Shot

Wednesday Meetings

1:30 p.m.NWA Regional Planning CommissionCommission Office
2 p.m.Bid Opening: Bid 14-22, Asphalt Materials-Quarter 2City Hall, Room 326

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Karen Cordell, Michael Scott, Amanda O’Dell, Robert O’Connor, Leah Alter, Aaron Lingelbach, Jayne Christensen and Gary Corder.
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Others: Actor Leonard Nimoy is 83, actor Alan Arkin is 80, actor James Caan is 74, singer Diana Ross is 70, singer Steven Tyler of Aerosmith is 66, actor Martin Short is 64, actress Jennifer Grey is 54, guitarist James Iha Smashing Pumpkins is 46, country singer Kenny Chesney is 46, actress Leslie Mann is 42, rapper Juvenile is 39, actress Amy Smart is 39, actress Keira Knightley is 29 and rapper J-Kwon is 28.