Nov. 8, 2013

Jason Stout

Volume 33, Number 11

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Issue Supplement

Fun Fun Fun Fest Preview 2013

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news

Keeping Austin Green

The Parks budget finally got a boost, but the real job has just begun

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Point Austin: Lessons on the Wind

Random speculations on the returns

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: The House McKown Built

The emotional fight to save 'the crown of Crestview'

BY AMY SMITH

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

A Victory for Housing

City bond prop wins 61% voter approval

BY AMY SMITH

HD 50: It's Israel vs. VanDeWalle

House race headed to run-off

BY CHRISTOPHER HOOKS

Easy Wins for Nine Props

BY BRANDON WATSON

Prop. 6: Rainy Day Flows Downhill

State Water Implementation Fund wins in landslide

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

HB 2 Heads to Supremes – As Texas Leaps Backward 30 Years

Clinics stop services as abortion law goes into effect

BY JORDAN SMITH

Flood Recovery Continues – Help Needed

Chief Acevedo apologizes for slow response

BY BRANDON WATSON

Redistricting: Devils and Details

The ICRC attempts to increase minority representation

BY ELIZABETH PAGANO

The Hightower Report: Cruzing to the White House?

Cruzing to the White House?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

FUN FUN FUN FEST 2013

Ready, Aim, Tacos!

Area restaurant dynasties provide festival food ... and artillery

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Thanksgiving Is for Everyone

Little Helping Hands uses pie to demonstrate that service can be sweet

BY MELANIE HAUPT

'Bon Temps' and Tasty Pies

New Awlins Cafe does Louisiana home-style cooking

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-File

Torchy's and the case of the purloined Taco Bible

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

Nov. 9-10
music

Aloha!

Wild Child isn't just giving you 'The Runaround'

BY DOUG FREEMAN

Playback: Fun Fun Fun Fest 8

Fun Fun Fun Fest finally arrives

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Mirror Travel

Mexico

Black Books

Black Books

Church Shoes

Loves

BP Fallon & the Bandits

Still Legal

Baby Robots

The Dream Beaver

Brandy Zdan, Chris Jamison, Tucker Jameson, Taft Mashburn

Lone Hunter, Sleeping With the T.V. On, Son of Superbia, Intarsia

FUN FUN FUN FEST 2013

Local Fun

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Metal Fun Fun

BY MICHAEL TOLAND

Punk Fun Fun Fun

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Friday Fun Fun Fun Fest Interviews

Interviews for FFF day one.

Friday Fun Fun Fun Fest Blurbs

FFF Friday by the blurb

Friday Fun Fun Fun Fest Record Reviews

Saturday Fun Fun Fun Fest Interviews

FFF interviews for Saturday.

Five Songs Television Has To Play

BY GREG BEETS

Saturday Fun Fun Fun Fest Blurbs

Saturday FFF previews

Saturday Fun Fun Fun Fest Record Reviews

Sunday Fun Fun Fun Fest Interviews

Last day headliner interviews for FFF.

Sunday Fun Fun Fun Fest Blurbs

Last-day FFF previews

Sunday Fun Fun Fun Fest Record Reviews

screens

Meme Weaver

Local distributor Indie Meme brings independent film from India to the U.S.

BY MATTHEW IRWIN

Nothing Civil About It

Austin Film Society spotlights 'Slavery by Another Name'

BY ANNE S. LEWIS

The Anatomy of a Lie

Alex Gibney dissects Lance Armstrong's doping scandal in new documentary

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Film Reviews

All Is Lost

In this near-wordless film, Robert Redford is compulsively watchable as a man trying to save himself from his sinking ship.

The Armstrong Lie

What's a filmmaker to do with all the footage shot during Lance Armstrong's inspirational bicycling comeback in 2009 but reshape it into a documentary about a sports hero who couldn't stop lying?

Thor: The Dark World

The Marvel cinematic universe opens its gates once again, and The Dark World does not disappoint.
arts & culture

FUN FUN FUN FEST 2013

Fun Fun Fun Fest Comedy

A who's who of Fun Fun Fun's funniest stage

'Daily Show & Friends'

Only in Austin: Live comedy from the satirical news show's ex-exec producer and two correspondents

BY RUSS ESPINOZA

'Get Art: Give Hope'

Austin nonprofit offers homeless artists a voice with annual showcase and sale

BY CAITLIN GREENWOOD

Arts Reviews

There Is a Happiness That Morning Is

Mickle Maher's play is fiercely literary yet wholly accessible, and Capital T Theatre's staging is a joy

Stars and Barmen

Reina Hardy's celestial romance keeps the audience in stitches while grappling with some heady philosophical ideas
columns

Gay Place

A veritable tidal wave of gay-touring goodness heads to town

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park in Burnet makes camping easy

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Are Texans Too Nice?

Sometimes you have to be the change you seek

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Hornography

BY RUSS ESPINOZA

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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