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The 2012 Northwest Arkansas Music Awards ceremony was held last night at George’s Majestic Lounge. Here is a list of winners and a handful of photos.
University of Arkansas athletics director Jeff Long issued a news release Friday with an update on his search for a new head football coach. We’re expecting another update any day now.
You can look ahead at the week’s public meeting schedule without waiting for the Daily Flyer each morning. Just click on “Public Meetings” under the News & Views link in the main menu.
Five young, undocumented immigrants will participate in a unique panel discussion called “Undocumented: Living in the Shadows,” from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Fayetteville Town Center. The panelists were brought by their parents to the U.S. at a young age without proper immigration papers. Three panelists are students who grew up in Arkansas. The other three panelists are recent college graduates who grew up in Massachusetts, New York and Virginia. Their undocumented immigration status makes travel within the U.S. difficult and risky and their ability to seek employment legally impossible.
Also tonight, former Grateful Dead percussionist Mickey Hart is in town for a show at George’s. For those who aren’t familiar, Hart spent three decades performing with the Grateful Dead, and was half of the percussion tandem known as The Rhythm Devils along with fellow drummer Bill Kreutzmann.
The full list:
- UA Campus: ‘Structured Forest: The Trees of the National 9/11 Memorial’
- Greenhouse Grille: Montinore Estate Winemaker’s Dinner
- JJ’s Grill: Mo Brothers
- Nightbird Books: Science Fiction Book Club
- Pesto Cafe: Darren Ray
- Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: UA Trumpet Ensemble Concert
- The Perk: Open acoustic jam
- George’s Majestic Lounge: Mickey Hart Band
- Fayetteville Town Center: Undocumented: Living in the Shadows
Monday Public Meetings
|2:00 p.m.||Bid Openings: Bid 12-35, 1.5 Ton Service Body & Bid 12-36, Service Body Truck – 9ft.. Utility Bed||City Hall, Room 326|
|3:00 p.m.||Bid Openings: Bid 12-37, Dump Trailer & Bid 12-38, Truck Tractor||City Hall, Room 326|
|5:30 p.m.||Planning Commission * (agenda)||City Hall, Room 219|
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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel
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Others: Actor Lee Majors is 73, actress Joyce DeWitt is 63, actor James Russo is 59, director Michael Moore is 58, actress Jan Hooks is 55, actress Valerie Bertinelli is 52, comedian George Lopez is 51, comedian John Oliver is 35, singer Taio Cruz is 29, and actor Dev Patel is 22.