May 24, 2013

Volume 32, Number 39

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news

AISD's Underutilized Business

AISD weighs equity study to improve its limited program for minority- and women-owned firms

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Point Austin: 'This Case Is Different'

Grand jury, citizen review, and now judge suggest officers culpable in Carter shooting

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: Honk If You Prefer Walking

Young people are changing transportation trends as city rushes to catch up

BY AMY SMITH

Headlines

Civics 101

Quote of the Week

Open City Parks for Business Parking?

A proposal to save one restaurant's parking woes is not drawing many supporters

BY ELIZABETH PAGANO

Council: Watch Out for Angry Penguins

Council takes on Downtown density and the Summer X Games

BY MICHAEL KING

Lege Lines

There's a lot of business to take care of before sine die

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Judge on Byron Carter Shooting: Take It to a Jury

Judge clears the way for family of victim of fatal police shooting to pursue civil rights suit

BY JORDAN SMITH

AISD Board Signs With Johns Hopkins, Approves Backup Plan

Board votes 8-0 for one-year contract

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Hightower Report

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The 'Dirty' Word

Has Dirty Sixth cleaned up its act?

BY IVY LE

Mill-King Market & Creamery

A food allergy inspires this family farm to rethink how it produces milk

BY KATE THORNBERRY

Liquor of the Week

Huge natural fruit flavors collide with high-quality vodka. The Deep Eddy folks are at it again.

BY WES MARSHALL

Food-O-File

Virginia B. Wood predicts a bright future for the budding chefs who took part in last week's Culinary Arts Career Conference

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

May 24-25

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

The Lazarus of Barbecue Rises in East Austin

Mercurial John Mueller is back at the top of his game

BY MICK VANN

music

Great World of Sound

David Wingo's success scoring film fuels his band Ola Podrida

BY DOUG FREEMAN

Playback: The Beautiful Old

Gabriel Rhodes makes Grammy bait

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Phases & Stages

Wheeler Brothers

Gold Boots Glitter

Shinyribs

Gulf Coast Museum

Steve Earle

The Low Highway

Natalie Maines

Mother

Mother Falcon

You Knew

Joe King Carrasco & El Molino

Tlaquepaque

Dumb

Live Fast Die Dumb

Churchwood

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screens

Leonard for a Day

Louis Black and Leonard Maltin reminisce on 50 years of moviegoing

Low Lighting

Soderbergh flickers into retirement with 'Behind the Candelabra'

BY PATRICK COURTNEY

Players' Guide

AMODA's new festival, UT's new gaming program, and more

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

Film Reviews

Before Midnight

This third European outing with Celine and Jesse is a grand accomplishment.

Epic

This imaginative 3-D animated fantasy takes place in a forest world.

Fast & Furious 6

The curiously addictive fast-cars franchise is still committed to excess.

The Hangover: Part III

The hard-R comedy trilogy concludes with more mortal peril and questionable taste.

Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's

This doc about the storied department store stays relentlessly on-message.
arts & culture

Comedians With Theatre Damage

The fourth annual Austin Sketch Fest scripts itself silly

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Austin Critics Table Awards 2013

Arts writers raise their glasses to outstanding art in list of nominees

BY ROBERT FAIRES

'Is There Life After Lubbock?'

Jaston Williams, Joe Ely, and Jo Carol Pierce say, 'There is, there is'

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

The Happy Couple

This Last Act Theatre show depicts a couple's nice life unraveling with equal parts tension and release

The Cruel Circus

Though often entertaining and quite humorous, this Trouble Puppet show seems to be missing something

Body & Soul

The flamenco artists worked to build the energy and tension throughout, but that goal proved hard to achieve
columns

After a Fashion: The Hurting

Epiphanies sometimes look like gorgeous sunsets and produce brilliant work

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Gay Place

Christeene, Kings N Things, Funhouse, surely there's something to offend everyone

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Drive-in brings outdoor movie viewing back to the Metroplex

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Grabbing Crotch

How to cure your attention deficit

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Brewskee-Ball National Championships

The best skee-ballers in the country will be in our fair city this weekend to find out whose roll is most under control.

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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