July 19, 2013

Volume 32, Number 47

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news

The Making of a Movement

Moments from the battle on women's rights ... in progress

BY MICHAEL KING AND AMY SMITH

Point Austin: United Defense of the Fetus

Campaign to end abortion is a national crusade

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: The Race For Campaign Cash

County Judge and Pct. 2 Commissioner's races don't come cheap

BY AMY SMITH

Headlines

Civics 101

Quote of the Week

Lege Lines

With only transportation left on the special session agenda, the 2014 race begins

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER AND JORDAN SMITH

'The Fight for the Future ... Is Just Beginning'

After weeks of drama, sweeping abortion restrictions pass the Lege

BY JORDAN SMITH

Aftermath: Troopers Bust Protesters

In the heat of the abortion protests, some say the DPS used excessive force

BY AMY GENTRY

City Promises to Obey Law ... Eventually

JJ Seabrook neighborhood fights back against 'ongoing construction site'

BY ELIZABETH PAGANO

McAfee To Be Remembered at Childhood Home

Longtime activist dies Saturday, July 13

BY AMY SMITH

Abbott Starts His Campaign Battle At the Alamo

The gubernatorial candidate is armed with a $21 million war chest

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Red Light Firm Red in the Face

Redflex claims no wrongdoing in Austin

BY MIKE KANIN

The Hightower Report

Slaphappy politicos

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Have Your Lake and Eat There Too

'Chronicle' foodies dive into the fresh offerings out west

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Crema of the Crop?

Pastry chef Jessica Forkner goes brick and mortar with a homey South Austin cafe

BY MELANIE HAUPT

New in Print: 'Austin Breakfast Tacos'

Blog Taco Journalism leaps to print with this ode to the best meal of the day

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-O-File

Perdón! We didn't mean to fall off the tapas truck!

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

July 19-24

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

We Were From Texas

Texas Triangle: Guy Clark, Susanna Clark, Townes Van Zandt

BY DOUG FREEMAN

Playback: Dialing In Birdlegg

Birdleggs, Strange Boys, Moonpies, Ed Hall / Gorch Fock / Brown Whörnet, and other weirdness

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

the Octopus Project

Fever Forms

The Gospel Truth

A Lonely Man Does Foolish Things

Utley3

No More, No Less

the Carrots

New Romance

Troller

Troller

Wiretree

Get Up

Earl Poole Ball

Pianography
screens

The Full Monty

With the release of 'RWBY,' Monty Oum is officially Rooster Teeth's rock star

BY DAN SOLOMON

To Forgive, Divine

Nicolas Winding Refn and Ryan Gosling reunite in 'Only God Forgives'

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

When My Big Star's Beside Me

Cult-legend rock doc returns to Austin

BY SCOTT SCHINDER

Film Reviews

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Sports biopic from India based on the life of "The Flying Sikh" Milkha Singh.

The Conjuring

This supernatural thriller from the director of Saw could be mistaken for The Amityville Exorcist.

Fill the Void

In this fascinating Israeli film set within a community of ultra-Orthodox Jews, a young woman grapples with whether to marry her dead sister's husband.

Girl Most Likely

Kristen Wiig plays the darker side of the girl who hasn't fulfilled her potential and Annette Bening co-stars as her Atlantic City mom.

Grown Ups 2

Sandler and pals return to the well.

Only God Forgives

Drive's Nicolas Winding Refn reunites again with Ryan Gosling and adds Kristin Scott Thomas to the mix for this descent into heartlessness.

Red 2

No wonder Bruce Willis has become the king of the sequels: He reliably delivers more of whatever it is we liked the last time.

Turbo

A snail wants to race in the Indy 500 in this new animated comedy.
arts & culture

'A Chorus Line'

Long Center launches its new musical series with a singular sensation

BY ROBERT FAIRES

'Anthem'

Austin Shakespeare takes its stage adaptaion of Ayn Rand's novella to off-Broadway

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Studio Visits: Jerry DeFrese

A new studio provides the space, and height, for this artist's new body of work

BY ANDY CAMPBELL

Arts Reviews

Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare may not seem like experimental theatre, but it is when it's being performed by improvisers

The Pillowman

As staged by 7 Towers Theatre Company, Martin McDonagh's play takes storytelling too far in more ways than one

Contemporary Photographic Practice and the Archive

This photography exhibition at the Ransom Center demonstrates the life of archives
columns

Gay Place: Down South

This week is Red Hot; your week ain't doodly-squat

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Central High School National Historic Site in Little Rock, Ark. is an inspirational landmark

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Contemplating Depilating

The youth of today: with their hairless privates … and their interwebs … and their kombucha

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

WWE Monday Night Raw

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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