Jan. 25, 2013

Volume 32, Number 22

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news

From Occupation to Co-operation

Co-op Think Tank organizes to expand member-owned movement

BY ROBYN ROSS

Point Austin: Shoot First ... Think Later

Guns don't kill people, but they sure make it a whole lot easier

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: Light and Air

Condo Dwellers fear dark days ahead with parking structure next door

BY AMY SMITH

Civics 101

Quote of the Week

Headlines

AISD Braces for Lege, Court Action

School finance likely to hang fire for several months

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

AISD Bond Hearing

School district struggles to narrow its needs before getting on the May ballot

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Jesus, Take the Wheel: Texas Education Is a Mess of Biblical Proportions

Texas education is a mess of biblical proportions

BY JORDAN SMITH

Carter Shooting: Attorney Challenges Official Story

Family attorney challenges official version of Carter shooting

BY JORDAN SMITH

Council Preview

Council starts to heat up for 2013

BY MICHAEL KING

LegeLines

Counting down the days, committee chairs, redistricting, and more

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

First Woman to Be Executed Since 2005

BY JORDAN SMITH

The Hightower Report: Look Out, Here Come the Drones

When police and privacy butt heads

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Fresh at 75

Quality Seafood Market celebrates a milestone

BY MM PACK

The Elephant in the Room

Sobering details from a three-day cocktail party

BY ROBERTO ONTIVEROS

Wine of the Week

Bodini wines are built on dreams of individuals, not institutions

BY WES MARSHALL

Food Events

Jan. 25-30

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-File

What's cooking in the Food Lab? Creation, innovation, and the entrepreneurial spirit.

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Reviews

Micklethwait Craft Meats

Hard to pronounce, sublime to eat
music

Nacho Daddy

What do Michael Jackson and Manu Chao have in common? Joe King Carrasco.

BY MARGARET MOSER

Playback: Uprooting Antone's

Antone's moves for the fourth time in 37 years

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Phases & Stages

Beck

Song Reader

Cody Chesnutt

Landing on a Hundred

Kendrick Lamar

good kid, m.A.A.d city
screens

Break on Through

Paranormal show 'El Otro Lado' investigates an untapped market for Spanish-language scares

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Origin Story

New Mondo Gallery show frames first efforts

Screens Reviews

Film Reviews

Amour

Death is part of love’s bargain, a fact filmmaker Michael Haneke lays bare.

Quartet

A charming, funny, and sentimental comedy/drama about former opera singers living in a home for retired musicians.
arts & culture

Think 'New' Music

eighth blackbird helps Texas Performing Arts change how we regard classical

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute

Speaking Methodic Lee, David Strasberg brings his father's Method to Zach Theatre

BY ADAM ROBERTS

Michael Mogavero

Austin painter joins the 'Sex Talk' in the 35th Brown Symposium at Southwestern

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Tru

The fascinating character of Truman Capote drives this thoughtful evening of theatre

Fandom: Improvised Fan Fiction in Your Favorite Worlds

This Hideout series both sincerely celebrates and lovingly pokes fun at the fantasy worlds we love

Ordinary Peephole: The Songs of Dick Price

This expertly curated celebration of Austin's premier composer of camp ought not to be missed
columns

Letters at 3AM: What Are Human Beings For?

No I, only robot

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

Day Trips

Have a soak in Mineral Wells

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

After a Fashion: Buzzing

Your Style Avatar previews the 2013 Texas Film Hall of Fame lineup

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Gayplace: Join Our Krewe

Joy Division, Madame X, John Cameron Mitchell, Erasure, Christeene, Dan Savage, and Diana Ross make this a star-studded week in gay.

The Luv Doc: Loser Musician

Is there another type of boyfriend in Austin?

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

Aztex players dominate first round of MLS SuperDraft

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

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