Daily Flyer: Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

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From the Flyer

The 2014 Fayetteville Roots Festival kicks into high gear tomorrow. Here’s our annual guide to all the fun.

A public forum for all candidates in the Ward 4 City Council race is scheduled for next month at Fayetteville City Hall.

Speaking of Ward 4, The City Council race is a little less crowded now that one candidate has dropped his name from the ballot.

A longtime Fayetteville restaurant owner said he would sell pizzas for next to nothing if Arkansas upsets Auburn in the Razorbacks season-opening game on Saturday.

TheatreSquared opens its new season tonight with One Man, Two Guvnors, a new adaptation of Carlo Goldoni’s classic The Servant of Two Masters.

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Smoke & Barrel Tavern has live music this weekend with Boxcar Bandits, American Lions, and more.

Sassy’s Red House celebrates the start of football season tonight with televised games and all-you-can-eat ribs.

The 2015 Subaru Outback and the Legacy have earned top safety pics. Adventure Subaru fills us in.

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From the UA

University of Arkansas senior was named the new “Miss Cherokee” and will represent the Cherokee Nation as a goodwill ambassador for the next year.

Celebrity design duo Cortney and Bob Novogratz recently surprised UA students with a brand new common area in Pomfret Hall.


Thursday Events

7 a.m.  Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
11 a.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Roots Festival film – “Blue Tattoo”
11 a.m.  UA Campus: Razorbash
5:30 p.m.  Nightbird Books: Fiction Book Club
6 p.m.  Garner Farm: Roots Festival: Live music
6 p.m.  Greenhouse Grille: Roots Festival: Vine Brothers
6 p.m.  JJ’s Grill: Copelin Bates
6 p.m.  Ozark Natural Foods: Healthy Treats Class
6 p.m.  Fayetteville Public Library: Roots Festival: Ozark music listening party
7 p.m.  Ryleigh’s: Comedy open mic
7 p.m.  The Garden Room: LifeSource – Fashion for Compassion
7 p.m.  Foghorn’s on Green Acres: Darren Ray
7 p.m.  Jose’s: Oreo Blue
7:30 p.m.  Nadine Baum Studios: TheatreSquared: One Man, Two Guvnors
7:30 p.m.  George’s Majestic Lounge: Roots Festival: Live music
8 p.m.  Powerhouse Seafood: Boom Kinetic
8 p.m.  Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Foley’s Van
9 p.m.  21st Amendment: Rooftop Revival

Thursday Meetings

9 a.m.Subdivision Committee * (agenda)City Hall, Room 326
5 p.m.Fayetteville School Board (agenda)Adams Leadership Center
6 p.m.Housing Authority Board of Commissioners *City Hall, Room 111

Thursday Birthdays

Locals/Expats: Shaun Williams, Thomas Senor, Kathy Britain, Maria Halpaine, Michael Gallemore, Saleh Faur, Katie McKnight and Jennifer Carter.
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Celebrities: Actress Emma Samms is 54, singer Shania Twain is 49, actor Jack Black is 45, actor Jason Priestley is 45, singer Jake Owen is 33, singer Cassadee Pope is 25, actor Kyle Massey is 23, and actress Quvenzhane Wallis is 11.