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The Northwest Arkansas Mall celebrated its 40th anniversary last week during a brief ceremony held at Center Court.
As expected, another round of building demolition began Monday at the future site of a large-scale, student housing project near the corner of Maple Street and West Avenue.
Big thanks to Metropolis Salon for signing on to become the latest Flyer Sponsor. Metropolis takes appointments straight from their website or Facebook page. In fact, they’re running a 10% off special if you book online.
In A&E news, Newseum consultant Susan Bennett will speak in town this week, Kid Cudi will likely play at the UA on April 29, the ‘Dancing Outlaw’ Jesco White will be at George’s May 18, and comedian Gabriel Iglesias is coming to the Walton Arts Center May 21.
Soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci will perform at 8 p.m. tonight in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall on the University of Arkansas campus. Tonight’s performance, sponsored by the John Harrison Opera Foundation, is part of Antonacci’s North American tour, which includes a stop at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in NYC. Tickets are $100, proceeds of which will benefit the foundation. For more info, call 479-443-5600.
The full list:
- Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Anna Caterina Antonacci / Arkansas Tuba & Euphonium Quartets
- Fayetteville Public Library: TheatreSquared Artists’ Forum: Fall of the House
- JJ’s Grill: Jeff Fox
- Sound Warehouse: Damn Arkansan in-store
- Mt. Sequoyah: Emily Kaitz
- Pesto Cafe: Jed Clampit
- Walton Arts Center: Circus Oz
Tuesday Public Meetings
|6:00 p.m.||City Council Meeting * (agenda)||City Hall, Room 219|
» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel
*Send us your local birthday shout-outs.
Others: Actress-singer Doris Day is 89, singer Wayne Newton is 70, singer Tony Orlando is 68, guitarist Mick Mars (Motley Crue) is 56, actor Alec Baldwin is 54, comedian-actor Eddie Murphy is 51, singer-guitarist Mike Ness (Social Distortion) is 50, singer Sebastian Bach (Skid Row) is 44, actress Jennie Garth is 40, actor Adam Scott is 39, actress Cobie Smulders is 30, and actress Amanda Bynes is 26.