Daily Flyer: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012

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News Briefs

Fred Nickell, Fayetteville parking management officer, installs parking meters along the south side of East Center Street as part of a downtown sidewalk improvement project.

Photo: Todd Gill, Flyer staff

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said he believes the Fayetteville Advertising and Promotions Commission may legally contribute tax revenues toward construction of a planned performance hall on the University of Arkansas campus.

More than 30 ambassadors representing countries on four continents visited the area Tuesday as part of a three-day tour of the state to showcase Arkansas’ unique and diverse history, and to explore its cultural and historical landmarks.

We thought it might be nice to create a collection of Halloween activities that we know about around town. We ended up making two lists: One for family-friendly events and one for grownups.

Wednesday Events

George’s Majestic Lounge: Beats Antique / Lynx Ethan / The Juggler
Smoke & Barrel Tavern: DJ EJ’s Wheels of Steel / Tavern Trivia
Greenhouse Grille: Sarah Hughes
Legacy Blues Lounge: Roby Pantall and Ron Pennington
JJ’s Grill: Russ Hutchison
UARK Bowl: Standup Open Mic Night
Foghorn’s on College: Effron White
Tanglewood Branch Beer Co.: West Street Blues Band
Mojo’s Pints & Pies: Jules Brown jam

Wednesday Public Meetings

Time Meeting Location
6:00 p.m. Fayetteville Arts Council * Cancelled City Hall, Room 111

» View all of this week’s public meetings
* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel

Wednesday Birthdays

Locals: Dusti Bauer, Ken Lockman, Iris Lee, Colin Brooks, Frank Edmonds, Suzanne Johnson, Rob Nelson, Tim Taylor, Jeffrey Madden, Paul Thurman, Kevin Harrington and Stacy Liles.
* Send us your local birthday shout-outs.

Others: Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman is 76, actor F. Murray Abraham is 73, actor Kevin Kline is 65, singer Monica is 32, TV personality Tila Tequila is 31, NASCAR driver Brian Vickers is 29, rapper Drake is 26 and actress Shenae Grimes is 23