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After a brief winter hibernation, one of Fayetteville’s favorite events is back. First Thursday returns to the downtown square for another season this evening.
Earth Day will be recognized by most folks on April 22 this year, but here in Fayetteville, organizers are planning on getting an early start. In fact, activities kick off today.
After nearly a year of silence, a piano duel that raged at 216 W. Dickson Street for nearly a decade will soon resume. Willy D’s owner Don Ray says he hopes to re-open the piano bar this summer.
Another offseason, another odd player departure for the Razorback basketball program. Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson announced yesterday that junior guard Julysses Nobles will not return for his senior season next year.
- Fayetteville Town Center: Illinois River Watershed: Rain Garden Academy
- Fayetteville Square: First Thursday Fayetteville
- Powerhouse Seafood: Groovement
- Fayetteville Public Library: Green Your Life: Building Green Panel Discussion
- JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
- Jammin’ Java: Open acoustic jam
- Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Chamber Music Recital
- Walton Arts Center: UA Inspirational Chorale
- UARK Bowl: Stand-Up Open Mic
- Kingfish: Chooch & The Sidehill Gougers
- Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Matt Smith
- Rowdy Beaver Den: Left of Center
- Legacy Blues Lounge: Gary Hutchison and Jody Andrews
- Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Isayah’s All-Stars
Thursday Public Meetings
|4:00 p.m.||Planning Agenda Session and Tour *||City Hall, Room 111|
|2:00 p.m.||Bid Opening: Bid 12-26, Fine Band Screen||City Hall, Room 326|
|5:00 p.m.||Water and Sewer Committee *||City Hall, Room 326|
|6:00 p.m.||Partners for Better Housing||City Hall, Room 111|
» 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: Country singer Tommy Cash is 72, actor Max Gail is 69, actress Jane Asher is 66, guitarist Mike McCready (Pearl Jam) is 46, singer Paula Cole is 44, country singer Pat Green is 40, rapper-producer Pharrell Williams is 39, and actress Hayley Atwell is 30.