Daily Flyer: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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Local news

Mayor Jordan speaks during a town hall meeting Monday night.

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Mayor Lioneld Jordan held his first town hall meeting of the year last night at the Fayetteville Boys and Girls Club. Here’s a recap for those who couldn’t make it.

The Fayetteville School Board will interview two candidates today for the superintendent’s job during a special meeting at 5 p.m. inside the Adams Center on Bulldog Boulevard. The candidates are Doug Powers, superintendent in Maize, Kan., and Matt Saferite, principal at Ramay Junior High School.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week for the Amazeum children’s museum, set to open 30 miles north of Fayetteville sometime next year.

Saturday Night Live cast memberNasim Pedrad will perform at the Verizon Ballroom inside the Arkansas Union at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 26.

You’ve got until noon today to enter our giveaway for TheatreSquared’s Hamlet.

Sponsor news

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Haas Hall Academy was ranked as the #1 high school in Arkansas in the 2014 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings.

Smoke & Barrel Tavern has live music with Epiphany, Tomorrow Maybe, Matt Smith Trio, and more this week.

Fayetteville Realtor Tim Stein is a proud sponsor of the Arkansas Gryphons Rugby team.

There’s still time to save $100 on an iPad or iPad Mini at UA Computer Store.

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The University of Arkansas athletics department unveiled new uniforms, a new primary color, and a new secondary logo Monday evening during the annual Hogspy Awards ceremony.


Tuesday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
6:35 p.m.  Baum Stadium: Razorback baseball vs. Northwestern State
7 p.m.  Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
7 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Degree Recital: Richard Bobo, contrabassoon
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Trampled By Turtles

Tuesday Meetings

5 p.m.Fayetteville Board of Education special meetingAdams Center

Tuesday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Waynell Renfro, Lacey Deslile, Kathleen Everitt, Gretchen Schlump and Sonia Davis Gutierrez.
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Others: Singer Glen Campbell is 78, actor Jack Nicholson is 77, singer Mel Carter is 71, director John Waters is 68, singer Peter Frampton is 64, actor Ryan Stiles is 55, actor Chris Makepeace is 50. Guitarist Fletcher Dragge of Pennywise is 48, actress Sheryl Lee is 47, country singer Kellie Coffey is 43, bassist Shavo Odadjian of System of a Down is 40, singer-guitarist Daniel Johns of Silverchair is 35 and actress Amber Heard is 28.