The third annual Fayetteville Half Marathon was held Sunday morning requiring closure of several streets around town. Jasper resident Johnny Purvis’ winning time was 1:11:56, nearly nine minutes faster than second place finisher Eric Fernstrom (1:20:17) of Rogers. The first place female finisher was Rachel York (1:32:06) of Fayetteville. A full list of results is available at the event’s website.
This week’s scheduled public meetings include the A&P Commission, a City Council agenda-setting session, the Street Committee and more.
TheatreSquared’s version of Tennessee Williams’ “Period of Adjustment” runs through Dec. 30 at Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. Our own Tobias Wray called it a “gorgeous production with at least a little Christmas cheer,” and said he’d be seeing it again.
The Arkansas basketball team lost 80-67 to No. 3 Michigan Saturday in Ann Arbor. Here’s a roundup of a few stories about the game.
- 4 p.m. Crystal Bridges Museum: Benjamin West’s Cupid and Psyche
- 5 p.m. JJ’s Grill: Sarah Hughes
- 7 p.m. The Perk: Open acoustic jam
- 7 p.m. UA Old Main / Giffels Auditorium: Nathan McLeod Quartet CD release
- 8 p.m. Rogue: All Hail The Yeti / Laid In Stone / Cowards / Terminus
|2:00 p.m.||Advertising and Promotion Commission * (agenda)||Town Center|
|4:00 p.m.||A&P Commission 35th Anniversary Celebration||Town Center|
|5:30 p.m.||Planning Commission * (agenda)||City Hall, Room 219|
|6:00 p.m.||Animal Services Advisory Board *||City Hall, Room 111|
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* Meetings scheduled to be televised by the Fayetteville Government Channel
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Others: Drummer Walter “Clyde” Orange of the Commodores is 66, actress Nia Peeples is 51, TV chef Bobby Flay is 48, singer-guitarist J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. is 47, drummer Meg White of The White Stripes is 38, actress Emmanuelle Chriqui is 35 and actress Raven-Symone is 27.