Oct. 4, 2013

Volume 33, Number 6

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ACL Music Fest Preview

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features

ACL MUSIC FEST

ACL Fest 2013 Preview

Interviews, album reviews, and recommendations for the first weekend of the fest
news

From 'Abstinence-Only' to Plan Z

Reproductive health care for young Texas women is limited, costly ... or nonexistent

BY JORDAN SMITH

What's Next for Allan Elementary?

IDEA was sent packing – now AISD and the neighborhood face the school's 'repurposed' future

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Point Austin: The Davis Challenge

The road from Haltom City to Austin

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: City May Buy Aquifer Land Slated for Sewage

Judge's order offers only clue that talks are in progress

BY AMY SMITH

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Headlines

Abortion Rights Lawsuit Filed Against State of Texas

BY JORDAN SMITH

Council: Still Biking After Midnight

With the EMS contract filed away, Council moves on to the South Lamar PUD

BY MICHAEL KING

Eckhardt Father and Daughter Day at Scholz

A centennial celebration provides platform to stump for county judge

BY AMY SMITH

HD 50: Will Dem Split Enable GOP?

Front-runners emerge in the race to replace Strama

BY CHRISTOPHER HOOKS

County Preps Voters on Election ID Law

County officials scramble to tell voters what Texas GOP doesn't want them to know

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Death Watch: Madness and Forensics

Two capital cases raise psychological and evidentiary issues

BY JORDAN SMITH

SXSW Eco: By Any Means Available

Conference slate features diverse range of speakers

BY BRANDON WATSON

The Hightower Report

Ryan rants, and a new voice of morality responds

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

ACL MUSIC FEST

Feeding the Beast

ACL food vendors talk strategy for the two-weekend challenge

BY CLAUDIA ALARCÓN

Foraging Near Zilker

ACL Festgoers' guide to nearby restaurants

Rock, Then Nosh

ACL aftershow eats

New SoLa Blue Food Court ACL Ready

From kolaches to tacos to West African fare, this trailer park packs in a lot of flavors

BY GRACIE SALEM

How the One Percent Lives

Exclusivity has its perks – and its price – at ACL's VIP Grove

BY CLAUDIA ALARCÓN

Barton Springs Pool Info

Show Us Your Tapas!

We go weak at the knees for Barlata

BY CLAUDIA ALARCÓN

Wholly Kabob

Persian wraps and bowls carpeted with big flavor

BY MICK VANN

Food-O-File

As the weather cools down, the food event calendar heats up

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

Oct. 3-10

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

music

ACL MUSIC FEST

What About This Two Weekend Deal?

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

Brit Face Off: Depeche Mode vs. the Cure

BY ABBY JOHNSTON

ACL Music Fest 2013 Friday Interviews

Talking with ACL Friday performers

ACL Music Fest 2013 Friday Reviews

ACL Music Fest 2013 Friday Listings

Blurbing Friday ACL

Friday Local Limits

Austin bands at ACL Fest, Friday, Oct. 4

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Friday Local Limits

Austin bands at ACL Fest, Friday, Oct. 11

BY KEVIN CURTIN

ACL Music Fest 2013 Saturday Interviews

Talking with ACL Saturday perfomers

ACL Music Fest 2013 Saturday Reviews

ACL Music Fest 2013 Saturday Listings

Blurbing Saturday ACL

Saturday Local Limits

Austin bands at ACL Fest, Saturday, Oct. 5

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Saturday Local Limits

Austin bands at ACL Fest, Saturday, Oct. 12

BY KEVIN CURTIN

ACL Music Fest 2013 Sunday Interviews

Talking with ACL Sunday perfomers.

ACL Music Fest 2013 Sunday Reviews

ACL Music Fest 2013 Sunday Listings

Blurbing Sunday ACL

Sunday Local Limits

Austin bands at ACL Fest, Sunday, Oct. 6

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Sunday Local Limits

Austin bands at ACL Fest, Sunday, Oct. 13

BY KEVIN CURTIN

ACL Aftershows, Oct. 3-10

ACL Aftershows, October 11-13

Kid Rock

Austin Kiddie Limits

BY THOMAS FAWCETT

The Gospel Truth

Zilker Tent stage

BY THOMAS FAWCETT

Lebanon Calling

The Lebanese connection: ACL booker Charles Attal's bond with Zilker Park

BY MICHAEL CORCORAN

Playback: ACL Arrives and So Does Aaron Behrens' New Band

ACL arrives

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Sarah Jarosz

Build Me Up From Bones

Radio Ready, Hundred Visions, Slugbug, Coma in Algiers, the Able Sea

Radio Ready – Lost Power Pop Hits 1978-1983: Texas, Vol 1, Permanent Basement, Truck Month, Christ Adonis Algiers, yr4 pt5

American Sharks

American Sharks

Bill Kirchen

Seeds and Stems

Kim Lenz & the Jaguars

Follow Me

JoDee Purkeypile

Messenger
screens

A Capital Idea

How Josh Baer helps people 'quit their jobs' to join the bustling hive at Capital Factory

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

All-Star Alumni

Ten notable start-ups born out of Capital Factory's Demo Day

BY DOUG FREEMAN

Converge and Captivate

Bringing gaming, film, music, and mobile tech together

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

Film Reviews

Bad Milo!

In this gross but smart comedy from Jacob Vaughan, a man's stress grows into a monster that explodes from his rectum.

Besharam

Bollywood romantic comedy.

Blue Caprice

Generation Iron

This doc about bodybuilders vying for the Mr. Olympia title is narrated by Mickey Rourke.

Gravity

Sandra Bullock is lost in space – alone with the beauty, terror, and the laws of gravity.

Inequality for All

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich tackles income inequality in this documentary.

Parkland

The events surrounding the assasination of JFK are witnessed through the eyes of those who were there in this made-in-Austin film.

The Patience Stone

An Afghan woman finds her true voice while speaking her true thoughts about their marriage to her comatose husband.

Pulling Strings

This bilingual romantic comedy hopes to follow in the footsteps of the U.S. box-office sensation Instructions Not Included.

Raja Rani

Tamil romantic comedy.
arts & culture

Creature Construction

How Trouble Puppet creates those ingenious, inhuman figures that populate its plays

BY ELIZABETH COBBE

Studio Visits: Sam Sanford

This painter logs long hours at his easel in an open, airy space at the front of his apartment

BY ANDY CAMPBELL

Christopher Durang

Tony-winning playwright takes up residence at Texas State

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Museum

Tina Howe's satirical study of the people viewing a contemporary art exhibit becomes a fast, over-the-top romp at St. Ed's

Heart

At its best, this program of five choreographers riffing on 'Heart' pulled me in and provoked me to deeper exploration

Field Collision: Dave Culpepper, Rebecca Marino, and Andrew McCloskey

Exhibition of photography and mixed media carries emergent Austin art to new heights
columns

Oops!

He Took the Cat to Texas: Part 2

Suicide was the last lens through which Mayer Vishner gazed upon life

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

Gay Place

Time to dig in the crypt of queer music history

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Up, up and away, my beautiful balloon!

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Common Law: Strange Brew – Interesting New Texas Laws

New Texas laws affect eating, drinking, weapons, and tanning

BY LUKE ELLIS

The Luv Doc: Faking It

Some really heavy, dark, first world, existential shit

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Hornography

BY RUSS ESPINOZA

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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