Daily Flyer: Thursday, May 1, 2014

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Cost estimates for Fayetteville’s downtown parking deck are $1.9 million over budget, officials announced earlier this week.

It’s Thursday, May 1, and that means it’s time for First Thursday Fayetteville, the city’s monthly art walk and festival on the downtown square. Here’s what we know.

Reggae rapper Matisyahu was added to tonight’s Head & The Heart show at Barnhill Arena.

Award-winning graphic novelist Nate Powell will visit the Fayetteville Public Library as part of the library’s Free Comic Book Day event on Saturday.

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Apple Blossom Brewing Co. will be serving up samples of their tasty brews at Fayetteville Foam Fest on Saturday.

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The Razorback men’s and women’s track and field team is set to host the Arkansas Twilight meet Friday night at John McDonnell Field.

Arkansas’ first two football games of the 2014 season will start at 3 p.m. and will be nationally televised by the SEC Network.


Thursday Events

4 p.m.  Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Graduate Degree Recital: Hannah Mindeman, piano
5:15 p.m.  Walker Park: Ribbon cutting for Walker Park buildings
5 p.m.  Walton Arts Center: Artosphere Visual Arts: Translating Earth, Transforming Sea
5 p.m.  East Square Plaza: UA Photography and Printmaking Exhibit
5 p.m.  Fayetteville Square: First Thursday Fayetteville
5 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: First Thursday art openings
6 p.m.  St. Paul’s Episcopal: 3rd Annual Cesar Chavez Commemoration Dinner
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Mo Brothers
6 p.m.  Fayetteville High School: Community Through Photography
7 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Darren Ray
7 p.m.  Good Shepherd Lutheran Church: UA Tuba & Euphonium Ensemble
7:30 p.m.  UA Campus: Degree Recital: Brice Smith, violin
7 p.m.  Barnhill Arena: The Head and The Heart / Matisyahu
7 p.m.  Speakeasy: Comedy open mic night
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: Hamlet
7:30 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Boom Kinetic
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Ruckus
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Isayah Warford
8 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Jeff Kearney & Benjamin Del Shreve
8:30 p.m.  Kingfish: Preston Keith
8 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Art and live music
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Rooftop Revival
10 p.m.  Jose’s: Throwdown Thursday
10 p.m.  Club Push: The Beat

Thursday Meetings

9 a.m.Subdivision Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
6 p.m.Partners for Better HousingCity Hall, Room 111

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Rachael Cheaney, Roxanne Worthy, David Johnson, Rhonda Crone, Lindsay Martinson-Vester, Penny Munoz, Christopher Byrne and Heather Artripe.
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Others: Country singer Sonny James is 85, singer Judy Collins is 75, singer-songwriter Ray Parker Jr. is 60, country singer Tim McGraw is 47, bassist D’Arcy Wretzky of Smashing Pumpkins is 46, director Wes Anderson is 45, actor Jamie Dornan is 32 and actress Kerry Bishe is 30.