March 22, 2013

Volume 32, Number 30

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Neighborhood Watch

Sustainable Neighborhoods group advocates 'family-friendly' north side development

BY ROBYN ROSS

Point Austin: Ten Years of War

Remember the last war, or repeat it

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: Two Developments at Crossroads

A proposed recycling plant collides with a planned residential project

BY AMY SMITH

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Headlines

Zone Defense

City clears the way for Gables Residential and Hotel ZaZa

BY MIKE KANIN

Council Notes: All About AE?

This week, the Council takes on urban density, grandfathering, and parking

BY MICHAEL KING

Cap Metro: A Couple Years of Labor Peace?

McDonald Transit and Amalgamated Transit Union reach an agreement

BY MICHAEL KING

Waterfront Condo Project Hits First Bump

Waterfront advisory panel says it needs more information

BY ELIZABETH PAGANO

Protecting Women? Deuell Knows Best

The Lege moves to put more restrictions on abortion clinics

BY JORDAN SMITH

Correction: There Are Two Manchesters

Son claims 'Papa' Doug's views on LGBTs have evolved

BY BRANDON WATSON

LegeLines

House of Representatives is finally hearing bills on the floor

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Hightower Report

A blanket of PR to make you want to hug a drone

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

What Is Passover?

A newbie's guide to a Seder

BY AMY KRITZER

Our Barbecue, Ourselves

Third annual Foodways Texas Symposium showcases Texas barbecue arts

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-O-File

A glimpse of SXSW 2014

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Wine of the Week

Riondo wines for Passover and Easter

BY WES MARSHALL

Food Reviews

Schmaltz

Julia Hungerford drums up business at her Jewish, vegetarian sandwich trailer
music

Playback: Empire of Music

Even a new Pope couldn't top SXSW

BY KEVIN CURTIN

What Goes Around ... Comes Around

Final SXSW 2013 live reviews

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

screens

Don't Stop Believin'

Journey doc hits Alamo Slaughter for one night only

BY MONICA RIESE

Film Reviews

The ABCs of Death

Horror anthology does it down to the letter.

Admission

Tina Fey and Paul Rudd go rom-drahm, while Lily Tomlin runs circles around everyone.

The Call

Halle Berry plays a 911 phone operator who takes a call in which everything's on the line.

Come Out and Play

Isolated adults must fight off feral children in this effective, if familiar, horror import.

The Croods

Animated cave dwellers are stealth charmers.

The Gatekeepers

Six retired directors of Israel’s domestic intelligence agency candidly reflect.

InAPPropriate Comedy

Sketchlike comedy from the likes of Rob Schneider, Adrien Brody, and Lindsay Lohan.

Mindless Behavior: All Around the World

The cameras follow as this boy band goes on tour.

Murph: The Protector

The life of Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy, a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, is recalled.

Olympus Has Fallen

It''s Die Hard at the White House as a lone man battles the terrorists who take the building with diabolical force.

Spring Breakers

In turns appealing and horrifying, those contrasts are at the heart of Harmony Korine’s latest outing.

Stoker

Starring Nicole Kidman, this first English-language outing of Korean fave Park Chan-wook is stylish but wanting.

Upside Down

This interplanetary, dystopian romance stars Kirsten Dunst and Jim Sturgess.
arts & culture

A Veteran's Voice

Playwright Johnny Meyer returned from war to learn that theatre is essential to life

BY JILLIAN OWENS

UT Wind Ensemble

The ghost of Gershwin plays live in Austin

BY NATALIE ZELDIN

Gallery Shoal Creek

Longtime local gallery leaves West Campus for new digs in Flatbed World Headquarters

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Studio Visits: Emma Hadzi Antich

Painting by day, sketching by night, in a small bedroom studio

BY ANDY CAMPBELL

Arts Reviews

Lady Windermere's Fan

Austin Playhouse's take on this Oscar Wilde treat is straightforward and buoyed by terrific performances

Goodnight Moon

Zach Theatre's production pleases and would be as pleasing to return to as Margaret Wise Brown's book

'Wunderkammer: Mark Johnson & Debra Broz'

This 'cabinet of curiosities' from artists Broz and Johnson works best when the art is specific and personal
columns

Letters at 3AM: Miss Sunshine Takes Another Bow

Those who are both greatly gifted and severely damaged must remain true to their gifts

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

Gay Place

What? No SXSW listings? What? Still a packed calendar?

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Little remains of bygone highway culture

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

After a Fashion

Your Style Avatar learns that while 'sunglasses at night' might be cool, they also might be hazardous to your health

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

The Luv Doc: Dream Crushing

If you never try, you never fail

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

86th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays

The Texas Relays boast top-notch track-and-field talent

BY MARK FAGAN

Soccer Watch

U.S. hosts Costa Rica in World Cup Qualifying, and more

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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