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The 2012 Block Street Block Party is this Sunday. We’ll have a full guide published later today.
Several city officials and other involved parties officially broke ground on Fayetteville’s first modern roundabout during a ceremony held earlier this week. Here’s more info including photos and the plans.
Paste Magazine released their list of “12 Arkansas Bands You Should Listen To Now,”, and three Fayetteville bands made the cut.
Alley 38, a multi-location performance in downtown Fayetteville, starts Monday. Our contributor, Tobias Wray, has more on that.
- Fayetteville Square: Farmers’ Market
- JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
- Fresco Cafe & Pub: Anthony Ball & Friends
- Foghorn’s on College: Michael Shaw
- Jammin’ Java: Acoustic jam
- Jose’s: Earl & Them
- Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall: Community Music School: Spring Recital
- Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: The Phosphenes
- Dickson Street Pub: Jimmy Garrett
- Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Isayah Warford / Carter Sampson
- Rowdy Beaver Den: Leah & the Mojo Doctors
- Kingfish: Joe Mack / Cody Russell
- Powerhouse Seafood: Boom Kinetic
- George’s Majestic Lounge: Trapt / The Dreaming / Candlelight Red
- UARK Bowl: Stand-up Open Mic
- Legacy Blues Lounge: Walter Savage / Big Bluesy / Amanda Rey
- JR’s Lightbulb Club: Stardeath And White Dwarfs / Swimming
- Smoke & Barrel Tavern: Matt & Gus
Thursday Public Meetings
|2:00 p.m.||Bid Opening: Bid 12-46, Construction – Drake Field Pavement Rehab & Restriping||City Hall, Room 326|
|3:00 p.m.||Bid Opening: Bid 12-44, Topsoil & Bid 12-45, Tree Grates||City Hall, Room 326|
|3:30 p.m.||Spring International Students||City Hall, Room 219|
|5:30 p.m.||Telecommunications Board *||City Hall, Room 326|
|6:30 p.m.||Southeast Fayetteville Community Center||Yvonne Richardson Center|
» 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: Singer Taj Mahal is 70, actor Bill Paxton is 57, comedian Bob Saget is 56, TV producer Simon Fuller is 52, singer Enya is 51, talk show host Craig Ferguson is 50, musician Trent Reznor is 47 and actress Leven Rambin is 22.