Aug. 2, 2013

Volume 32, Number 49

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news

Budget Stretch Run

City money season at full speed – and the dollars are chasing the needs

BY MICHAEL KING

Point Austin: Broken Record

Latest APD shooting follows a too-familiar pattern

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: Green Is as Green Does

Robbins' latest 'Directory' follows the flows of water – and power

BY AMY SMITH

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

More Questions Than Answers in APD Shooting

Department says they'll have a clearer picture as investigation proceeds

BY JORDAN SMITH

Lege Lines

Get ready for special number three

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Redistricting Commission Moves On ... With All Deliberate Speed

First order of business for the ICRC is the organization, not maps

BY ELIZABETH PAGANO

Eastman Wins; Jury Still Out on Plastic

Lawsuit highlights potential health effects of plastics

BY ANN CHEN

'Weird Rodeo' at the Scottish Rite

Theatre fires artistic director as harassment charges come to light

BY BRANDON WATSON

The Hightower Report

Access to a college degree is now as important as a high school diploma

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Craft Beer Is Their Creed

Forget 'ladies who lunch' – it's ladies who like lager at BitchBeer.org

BY IVY LE

Sausage Fest

Banger's does brats right, but it's the more adventurous menu items that really sing

BY CLAUDIA ALARCÓN

Food-O-File

Your tasting menu of Austin restaurant news

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

Aug. 1-8

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

Waltz Across Texas

Is the Broken Spoke being edged off South Lamar?

BY MARGARET MOSER

Metallurgy: Black Sabbath

Even 40 years on, the heavy metal pioneers still draw blood

BY MICHAEL TOLAND

Metallurgy

Amon Amarth

Deceiver of the Gods

Black Star Riders

All Hell Breaks Loose

Dust

Hard Attack / Dust

High on Fire

Spitting Fire Live Vol. 1 & 2

Horseback

A Plague of Knowing

Kadavar

Abra Kadavar

Kylesa

Ultraviolet

Nails

Abandon All Life

Southern Front

Seasons of Hate

Tribulation

The Formulas of Death

Watain

The Wild Hunt

Church of Misery, Coffins

Thy Kingdom Scum (Metal Blade), The Fleshland (Relapse)
screens

By the People, for the People

It started on a mountain, and now it's over the hill: channelAustin is turning 40

Blood in the Water

'Blackfish' is a whale of a nightmare for SeaWorld's PR department

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Lady Be Good

Austin Film Society presents pre-Code Barbara Stanwyck

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Film Reviews

The Attack

When the wife of an assimilated Arab in Israel is identified a suicide bomber, the unwitting husband questions both his marriage and hiss Palestinian identity.

Blackfish

Orcas exploited in the name of entertainment and free enterprise is bad business in the view of this doc.

Cockneys vs. Zombies

This bloody good zom-com stands out from the crowd of zombies recently invading our screens.

The Smurfs 2

The Smurfs invade Paris. (Must've heard Jerry Lewis is a god there.)

2 Guns

Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg let the bullets fly in this intricate action puzzle.

We're the Millers

This Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis comedy shows some sweetly crude family values.
arts & culture

We Don't Think They're Not in Kansas Anymore

Austin's Rubber Repertory rents a former church in Kansas and fills it with a diversity of artists

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Hotbox

MASS Gallery establishes an artist-in-residency program at its new home

BY CAITLIN GREENWOOD

Studio Visits: Cecelia Phillips

Between studios at present, this painter of geodes talks about the need to have her workspace close

BY ANDY CAMPBELL

Arts Reviews

One Night With Janis Joplin

Zach makes this soulful portrait of the blues-rock queen an exhilarating concert that'll have you on your feet

A Chorus Line

The Long Center presented a strong version of a great musical that's still worth seeing

The 2013 Tiny Park Drawing Annual

This edition of the annual group show shakes up our idea of what drawing can and should be
columns

Gay Place

Men of Color are the essence of Essex

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Archaeology site in Lubbock uncovers mysteries of the past

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Common Law: Uncertain Lease Agreements – Things to Consider

Uncertain Lease Agreements – Things to Consider

BY LUKE ELLIS

The Luv Doc: Dropping the Godfather Ball

Kids are inevitably disappointing - almost as disappointing as their parents

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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