Daily Flyer: Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

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From the Flyer


Tonight’s First Thursday event is cancelled, but officials said the final Gulley Park Summer Concert performance (with Ben Miller Band) will happen tonight.

Aldermen listened for nearly three hours Tuesday night while residents voiced their opinions on a proposed anti-discrimination ordinance.

Our sister company, Flyer Homes, just listed a house for sale in west Fayetteville (Ad).

It’s been too long since Georgia-based Americana outfit Drive-By Truckers was in Fayetteville. That’ll change in October.

Local band Friday Maybe Saturday will release a new album Friday at George’s. Here’s a bit more.

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Stop by Rooftop Revival at 21st Amendment tonight. Music by Purp Loder and m.bolez. No cover!

Wasabi just released a new drink menu, and an increased tap beer selection!

JJ’s Grill has new daily specials. Check out “Soak it Up” Saturday. It’s the cure for a late Friday night.

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From others

Former Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett was named the starter for the New England Patriots’ preseason opening game against the Washington Redskins tonight (CBSSports).

A 53-year-old Mountainburg man died today after losing control of his vehicle on I-49 near Johnson (KFSM).


Thursday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
5 p.m.  Fayetteville Underground: August art exhibition openings
5 p.m.  Fayetteville Square: First Thursday Fayetteville
6 p.m.  Arsaga’s at The Depot: Artist reception: Mike Price
6 p.m.  Bear’s Place: Sam Thompson
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: ClusterPluck
7 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Comedy open mic
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Scott Miller
7 p.m.  Gulley Park: Ben Miller Band
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Earl and Them
7 p.m.  The AMP: Tim McGraw / Kip Moore / Cassadee Pope
8 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Celebrating Solomon Scholarship
8 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: DJ Derrick
8:30 p.m.  Kingfish: Candy Lee
9 p.m.  Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Cluster Pluck
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Rooftop Revival
9 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Space 4 Lease / Recess
10 p.m.  Club Push: The Beat

Thursday Meetings

4:30 p.m.Planning Commission Agenda Session * (tentative agenda)City Hall, Room 111
6 p.m.Partners for Better HousingCity Hall, Room 111

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Kay Goss, Kelli Nixon, Nick Musial, Jeevan Uttamchandani, Bernice Hembree, Jon Moores, Ukiah Hawkins and Dave Wright.
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Celebrities: Talk show host Garrison Keillor is 72, actor Tobin Bell is 72, actor Wayne Knight is 59, singer Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden is 56, actor David Duchovny is 54, actor Chico Benymon is 40, actor Michael Shannon is 40, actress Charlize Theron is 39, actress Abbie Cornish is 32, actress Helen Flanagan is 24, and actress Francesca Eastwood is 21.