Daily Flyer: Thursday, June 5, 2014

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Local news

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Wakarusa kicks off today, with nearly 50 performances set to take place across six stages on Mulberry Mountain.

For those staying in town, tonight’s First Thursday festivities will move inside the Town Center, thanks to a threat of rain.

Attention locals: A road reconstruction project is expected to close Leverett Avenue for up to 10 weeks between North and Cleveland streets.

Birds of Chicago, The Apache Relay and Jackstraw were recently added to Fayetteville Roots Festival lineup.

The Artosphere Festival Orchestra will perform a festival finale concert at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Walton Arts Center.

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Dickson Street Liquor has tasty new beers from Magic Hat Brewing Company, Founders, Sierra Nevada and more.

Greenhouse Grille owners Clayton Suttle and Jerrmy Gawthrop will soon open a wood-fired pizza restaurant next door at the corner of South School Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Wasabi on Dickson Street has $3 wells and 15% off sushi daily from 3 to 6:30 p.m.

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Razorback athletic revenue is nearing the $100 million mark, according to USA Today.

Former Arkansas golfer Emily Tubert is going pro to eventually compete on the LPGA Tour.


Thursday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
12 p.m.  Mulberry Mountain: Wakarusa
2 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Free Flix – Back to the Future trilogy
5 p.m.  Fayetteville Square: First Thursday Fayetteville
5 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: Art openings
5 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Art openings and live music
6 p.m.  Independent Denim & Essentials: Luke Pruitt Album Release Party
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
7 p.m.  Wasabi: DJ Mixx Tenn
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Eli Amey
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Joe Giles and the Home Wreckers
7:30 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: BottleRocket
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Darren Ray
8 p.m.  Kingfish: Jeff Kearney
9 p.m.  JR’s Lightbulb Club: Peace Of The Sea / Monsterheart / Future Museums / Single Lash
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Rooftop Revival
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Jackie Meyers Band
9:30 p.m.  The Stolen Glass: Randall Shreve
10 p.m.  Club Push: The Beat

Thursday Meetings

4:30 p.m.Planning Agenda Session and Tour *City Hall, Room 111
6 p.m.Partners for Better HousingCity Hall, Room 111

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Aida Caldera-Diaz, Don Brown, Shane Logan, Reid Alexander, Brittney McCormack, Brittaney Wright, Michael Gallagher, Lisa Whitaker and Frank Graham.
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Others: Country singer Don Reid of the Statler Brothers is 698, singer Laurie Anderson is 67, drummer Nicko McBrain of Iron Maiden is 62, saxophonist Kenny G is 58, singer Richard Butler of Psychedelic Furs is 58, actor Ron Livingston is 47, singer Brian McKnight is 45, actor-singer Mark Wahlberg is 43, actress Navi Rawat is 37 and actress Amanda Crew is 28.