Oct. 11, 2013

Volume 33, Number 7

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ACL Music Fest Preview

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news

From 'Abstinence-Only' to Plan Z

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

BY JORDAN SMITH

Point Austin: When the Well Runs Dry

While our leaders fiddle a manufactured crisis, the land is burning

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: Dog Days of Parks and Rec

Planned changes to off-leash area at Auditorium Shores draws howls

BY AMY SMITH

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Headlines

Davis Enters Race, Mudslinging Begins

A governor's race with lots of buzz

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

City Council: No Tubes for You!

Tubing, 24-hour bike trails, and zoning on this week's agenda

BY MICHAEL KING

SXSW Eco: Remember the Dinosaurs

Green conference bridges gap between environmental movement and tech scene

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

In Fact Daily Takes a Nonprofit Leap

Politics newsletter hopes to take Texas Tribune model local

BY MICHAEL KING

Feds Take Wind Out of Dread Pirate Roberts' Sails

Ex-Austinite accused of being one of the Internet's biggest crime lords

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Death Watch: One Inmate Gets Reprieve, Another Granted Hearing

Is Larry Hatten sane enough to die?

BY JORDAN SMITH

The Hightower Report

The agonizingly slow pace of a fast-food giant

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

HD 50: How Many Dems Does It Take to Hold a District?

Candidates make final efforts to reach voters

BY CHRISTOPHER HOOKS

food

Cornering the Market

With its second location, Wheatsville expands its cooperative mission

BY KATE THORNBERRY

Food-O-File

El Chile comes home, Austin Eastciders goes for the gold, and two beloved bakeries shutter

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

Oct. 10-17

Food Reviews

Barton Springs Neighborhood Food Court

Eclectic eats at a trailer court close to the ACL action

Blue Ox BBQ

Findings from the big honkin' fire pit in Buzz Mill's backyard

Basic Instincts

While one of the characteristics of umami is subtlety, Umami Mia Pizzeria is anything but
music

Last Day of Summer

White Denim pours 'Corsicana Lemonade'

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

ACL MUSIC FEST

ACL Fest 2013 Preview

Interviews, reviews, and recommendations

Playback: Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe at ACL Fest

First weekend of ACL Fest – that's a wrap. Number two starts now.

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Patty Griffin

Silver Bell

Phoebe Hunt, Jordan Whitmore, Raina Rose, Cheryl Murdock, Emily Bell

Live at the Cactus Cafe, Consider It Done, Caldera, Late Bloomer, Technicolor

Max Frost

Low High Low

Patrice Pike

The Calling

Tony Scalzo

My Favorite Year

Reed Turner

Ghosts in the Attic

Good Field

Good Field
screens

Deep-Seated Divans and Homo Sectionals

'Don't just sit there!' implores Polari, giving us every reason to

BY KATE X MESSER

Put Down Roots

Austin woman among those to be featured on PBS' 'Genealogy Roadshow'

BY R.U. STEINBERG

Environmental Storytelling

Two SXSW Eco panels, one 'Inconvenient Truth,' and unlimited possibilities for human stories inspiring green change

BY JESSI CAPE

Film Reviews

After Tiller

After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller, what's life like for the 4 remaining doctors who perform late-term abortions in this country?

Captain Phillips

Tom Hanks is at his best in this multidimensional thriller that grabs real life by the throat.

Escape From Tomorrow

Shot guerrilla-style at Disneyland and Disney World, this surreal drama about a man's mental disintegration at "the happiest place on Earth" lands a spitball in the Mouse's eye.

Grace Unplugged

A talented Christian teen must choose between her faith and superstardom.

Machete Kills

Robert Rodriguez once again unleashes manic, over-the-top mayhem.

Ramaiya Vastavaiya

Bollywood romantic comedy.

Red Wing

Honest, down-home flavor mixes with melodramatic excess in this Texas-made movie produced by Terrence Malick.

Runner Runner

A Princeton student and online gambler gets entangled with the operation's devious mastermind in Costa Rica.

We Are What We Are

This effectively creepy horror story gives new meaning to the family film.
arts & culture

Stages of Death

Life lessons from the mortuary to the theatre

BY ADAM ROBERTS

A Journey Through Hell

Óscar Martínez talks about riding the rails through Mexico to America

BY AMANDA EYRE WARD

'Right There: A Hedonic Map of Pleasure and Pain in Austin, Texas'

Jennifer Chenoweth marks the spots in town where we feel the most feelings

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

The Head

This intensely personal look at depression and personal demons provides a showcase for Trouble Puppet's builders and puppeteers

Dial 'M' for Murder

This Fifties suspenser shows its age in UT's production, which never quite generates all the suspense it could

Stepping Into Water

Jessica Mathews' exploration of digital and physical realities gains new dimensions in this solo exhibition
columns

Oops!

Gay Place

This week, Polari zhoooshes our town

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Big Tex is back and more fire-resistant than ever

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Hot Babies

What is WRONG with people?!?!?

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Hornography

BY RUSS ESPINOZA

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

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