June 7, 2013

Volume 32, Number 41

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news

The Facts Were Immaterial

The 'counterintelligence' operations of Hoover's FBI included harassment, vilification, violence – and fake 'underground' newspapers in Bloomington, D.C., and Austin

BY DALE BRUMFIELD

Point Austin: Things to Do in Texas When You're Lege

The special agenda is not so special

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: The Return of Bruce Todd

Shock and awe over Biscoe's choice to fill commissioner's seat

BY AMY SMITH

Headlines

Civics 101

Quote of the Week

Officers Testify in Carter Shooting Case

Testimony continues in civil suit filed by Carter family

BY JORDAN SMITH

Council Preview: Are You Reddy for This?

Council delays discussions about Austin Energy

BY MICHAEL KING

New Suit Filed Against Lehmberg

Former political opponent alleges D.A. engaged in several criminal acts

BY JORDAN SMITH

School District Staff Face Big Health Care Rate Hike

District working to educate workers on options

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Judge Edith Jones on Race, Crime, and God's Vengeance

Civil rights group files complaint against 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge

BY JORDAN SMITH

Lege Lines: Redistricting Battle Drags On

More hearings are scheduled as the House debates alternate maps

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Death Watch

Chester to die June 12

BY JORDAN SMITH

The Hightower Report

IRS should outlaw all 'social welfare' political fronts

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Food-O-File

An unusual number of new restaurants make their debuts this summer

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Wine of the Week

Superb $12 Pinot Grigio and Pinot Noir

BY WES MARSHALL

Food Events

June 7-10

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Reviews

Winflo Osteria

Pizza and pasta with modern pizzazz

PhoNatic

This fast-casual Vietnamese eatery is the real deal
music

If You Have Ghosts

Nothing's rotten in Denmark for Danny Malone

BY ABBY JOHNSTON

Playback: Shark Attack!

American Sharks, the future of Austin rock

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Chaos in Tejas Live Shots

Best-of cull from last weekend's Chaos in Tejas mayhem
screens

Play It Again, Sam

ATX TV Fest founders are back for round two

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Bloomsday Confidential

Under the covers with James Joyce's 'Ulysses'

BY ANNE S. LEWIS

Cinema East's Summer Lineup

Jazzing up the summer screenings with indie films from fresh off the festival circuit

BY MONICA RIESE

Film Reviews

Iddarammayilatho

In this Telugu romance, a man is in love with two women.

The Internship

Once Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson joined forces to crash weddings; in their new comedy, the duo crashes Google as older-than-average interns.

The Kings of Summer

This Sundance favorite is a perfect yet offbeat summer movie about teens who ditch their families and try to live like men in a ground-level treehouse in the woods.

Now You See Me

This magicians' caper film has a good cast but very little else hidden up its sleeve.

The Purge

Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey star in this suspenseful horror film that's set in the near future and poses dark possibilities and even darker lighting.

Stories We Tell

Canadian filmmaker and actress Sarah Polley goes looking for her biological father and comes homes with a wise and poetic documentary about the nature of truth.

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani

This Bollywood film is a coming-of-age romantic comedy about friends viewed over a number of years.
arts & culture

Best in Show

The 2012-13 Austin Critics Table Awards

BY ROBERT FAIRES

'Double Step'

Kathy Dunn Hamrick and Kate Warren bring their dance companies together, but they've been in step for decades

BY ROBERT FAIRES

All Over Creation: Head in the Game

In Houston, 'Warrior Class' and 'Road Show' show it is how you play the game

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Blood, Sweat, and Cheers

This play about competitive cheerleading doesn't always fly as high as its heroines, but the athleticism is awesome

Red Left, Blue Right

GrayDUCK group show examines the degree to which the art object affects the senses

Harvey

Zach Theatre's revival provides plenty of laughs, but is missing the poignant quality that makes the play so enduring
columns

Gay Place: Back To ... Normal?

Compared to last Saturday, this weekend gay Austin may be able to hear a pin drop, but there's still too much to do

BY KATE X MESSER

After a Fashion: Sample Closet

Your Style Avatar rolls out in his first Queerbomb. Sort of.

BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

Day Trips

Park is home to famous tree

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Common Law

My tenant is two months late on rent – can I change the locks?

BY LUKE ELLIS

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: The Sleeping Beauty Syndrome

Get out there and start sucking

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Texas Rollergirls Playoffs

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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