Nov. 23, 2012

Volume 32, Number 13

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news

What Now for Central Health?

Medical school planning begins, and associated care programs move to implementation

BY MIKE KANIN

Point Austin: We Want Your Urine

Rick Perry's latest bright idea is pissing on Texas

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: Campaign Cash

Austin's real estate community fared well on their election investments, but affordable housing got dropped in the grease

BY AMY SMITH

Quote of the Week

Headlines

Civics 101

GIFT GUIDE 2012

2012 Politics Gift Guide

Holiday picks for the news nerd of the family

BY THE NEWS STAFF

Hightower Report: Bosses Gone Berserk

Faced with having to provide health insurance to full-time workers, these head honchos just made sure every one of their employees was part-time instead

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

Fans Declare F1 a Success

Some Downtown venues profited more than others

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Enviro Goodman Loses Seat on Aquifer Board

Redrawn boundaries turn veteran board member's precinct from blue to red

BY ELIZABETH PAGANO

DNA Testing Puts Hank Skinner at Murder Scene

But it doesn't necessarily mean he's guilty, attorneys argue

BY JORDAN SMITH

food

Stuffed Locally

Give thanks for the local harvest with these market-fresh recipes

BY RACHEL FEIT, KATE THORNBERRY, MICK VANN, WES MARSHALL, GRACIE SALEM AND VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Wine of the Week: Wine and Cocktail Pairings for Thanksgiving

BY WES MARSHALL

Home's a Brewin': Give Thanks for Beer

Thanksgiving beer pairings from local brewers

BY IVY LE

Food-o-File

Topsy-turvy South Austin restaurant scene

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

Nov. 22-29
music

Guess Who's Knocking

Gone Hollywood? Not Ryan Bingham.

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Playback: Headhunters Decapitated

Headhunters and Hotel Vegas get face-lifts, and maybe Whiskey Shivers gives one

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Phases & Stages

KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 20

KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 20

Akina Adderley & the Vintage Playboys

Say Yes

Denny Freeman

Diggin' On Dylan

the Calm Blue Sea

Arrivals and Departures

My Jerusalem

Preachers

Honky

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screens

Going Places

By merging technology and old-school community-building, Heyride just may revolutionize how you get from here to there

BY DAN SOLOMON

GIFT GUIDE 2012

'A Conga Line of Incongruous Celebrities'

Sam Staggs chronicles the extraordinary life of a Hollywood gadabout in 'Inventing Elsa Maxwell'

BY MARGARET MOSER

Other Notable Film Books

New collections from critics David Thomson and David Denby, Richard Burton's candid journaling, and more

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Film Reviews

Life of Pi

This time Ang Lee's tiger is not crouching; this animal has its claws out and has only an adolescent boy for companionship – or vice versa.

Red Dawn

This remake's inspiration comes more from Call of Duty and other first-person-shooter games, rather than the 1984 original.

Rise of the Guardians

Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and the Sandman team together like Cartoon All-Stars in this animated picture.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2

The Twilight's over, and the darkness has just begun.
arts & culture

Street Lighter

Andy Coolquitt gives urban waste a second life as art

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Studio Visit: Aaron Meyers

Wry humor and technical precision dovetail in this Austin sculptor's art

BY ANDY CAMPBELL

2012 Austin Visual Arts Awards

AVAA honors local art makers who really love making art

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Tapestry Dance Company

Acia Gray takes medical leave, but the shows go on

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

The Scarlet Letter

Sarah Saltwick's new adaptation sticks close to Hawthorne's novel – maybe too close

Pride and Prejudice

Austin Shakespeare turns Jane Austen's rich novel into a fine evening of smart theatre

'Monster Show 7'

Thinks monsters are superstitious folderol? Domy Books' group show will show you otherwise
columns

After a Fashion: A Deeper Code

Your Style Avatar trains the spotlight on the latest collection by Gail Chovan

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Gay Place: Thanks, Part 2

Tony Curtis in a dress, yes!

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Burt's Birdhouses in Carmine elevates the common avian domicile to an art form

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: If You're Going to Have a 'Tude, Make Sure it's Gratitude

Football and arguing about politics ... isn't that what Thanksgiving's for?

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

Dynamo and Galaxy in MLS Cup, again

BY NICK BARBARO

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