Nov. 22, 2013

Volume 33, Number 13

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features

Conspiracy

The short happy life and quick assassination of ASK

BY LOUIS BLACK

news

Writers on Kennedy

What we think about when we think about JFK

BY MICHAEL KING

Point Austin: Reflections on Assassination

Trying to find some wisdom on a grim anniversary

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: Sex on Campus

In lawsuit, Kearney says UT administrators unfairly singled her out while ignoring others' indiscretions

BY AMY SMITH

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Urban Farms: Mediation Bears No Fruit

Compromise seems unlikely in debate

BY ANNA TOON

City Council: Tasers "R" Us!

Council returns with a bursting agenda

BY MICHAEL KING

Project Connect Draws a Line

Group makes official recommendation to Mayor Leffingwell

BY MAC MCCANN

City Districting: Map Concludes ... Talk Resumes

BY ELIZABETH PAGANO

Supremes Sustain HB 2, 5-4

Abortion providers wait while SCOTUS contemplate a stay

BY JORDAN SMITH

Former Artistic Director Sues Scottish Rite

Suit alleges slander and negligent termination

BY BRANDON WATSON

F1 Racing Wrap and COTA's Tech Future

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Statewide Candidate Filings Trickle In

A slight attendance dip and only a couple of traffic hiccups in event's second year

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Hightower Report: Black Friday Is Spoiling Thanksgiving

Black Friday is spoiling Thanksgiving

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

GOBBLE GOBBLE, Y'ALL

There's a Seat for Everybody at This Table

Alternative diet dishes for Thanksgiving

BY MARGARET SHUGART

Food-O-File

Another day, another barbecue dynasty fracas

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

Nov. 21-28

Food Reviews

Does Arro Hit the Bull's-Eye?

French bistro fare from 24 Diner chef Andrew Cullen
music

They Killed the President

Dallas soul man Bobby Patterson once counted Jack Ruby a patron

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Lee Harvey Oswald Was a Friend of Homer Henderson

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Tragic Songs From the Grassy Knoll: John F. Kennedy 50th Anniversary Collection

BY SCOTT SCHINDER

Playback: Dale Watson Tapes 'Austin City Limits'

Austin country icon finally scores an Austin City Limits taping

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Phases and Stages

Arcade Fire

Reflektor

Chvrches

The Bones of What You Believe

Pearl Jam

Lightning Bolt

Superchunk, Sebadoh

I Hate Music, Defend Yourself

Elton John, Paul McCartney

The Diving Board, New

Mazzy Star

Seasons of Your Day

Elvis Costello & the Roots

Wise Up Ghost

Eminem

The Marshall Mathers LP 2
screens

Stan the Man

The legendary name behind Marvel Comics comes to town for Wizard World

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Pluck of the Irish

AFS Essential Cinema hand-picks four nights of rare Irish filmmaking

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Randi Zuckerberg's 'Dot Complicated' World

Former Facebook marketing director visits the Texas Conference for Women

BY JESSI CAPE

Film Reviews

The Christmas Candle

This inspirational film is as picturesque and beautiful as a holiday card but equally two-dimensional.

Delivery Man

Vince Vaughn stars in this remake of a sweet Canadian film about a prolific sperm donor whose contributions catch up with him 20 years later.

Diana

The simplification and beatification of Diana, Princess of Wales, is perpetuated in this movie.

Gori Tere Pyaar Mein

Bollywood romantic comedy.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Second verse, much the same as the first: The Games may have changed but Katniss Everdeen is still our favorite pawn.

Kill Your Darlings

Daniel Radcliffe stars as Allen Ginsburg in this sweet and sour story about the loves and collegiate years of some of the Beat writers.

Singh Sahab the Great

Hindi action drama.
arts & culture

11/22

Legendary Austin author Neal Barrett Jr. describes that fateful day in 1963

BY NEAL BARRETT JR

This Terrible Moment

'All the Way' playwright Robert Schenkkan and its LBJ, Bryan Cranston, on JFK's assassination

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Aeolus String Quartet

Former graduate string quartet at UT has graduated to teaching and a bustling career

BY NATALIE ZELDIN

EAST: Do Big Spaces Rule?

Artists and viewers can make the most of EAST by hitting the large studio complexes

BY ANDY CAMPBELL

EAST: 'Eclosion'

'Eclosion' portrays the natural glories of insectdom with ingenuity and wonder

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Sam Coronado: In Memoriam

Remembering the founder of the Serie Project and Austin printmaking legend

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Fixing King John

This loose and gangly treatment of Shakespeare's history is both remarkably original and fiercely energetic

Blood Wedding

The air of rural Spain pours forth from the entire ensemble in this riveting production of Lorca's drama

Fall for Dance

Dance Repertory Theatre's program was divided between live and canned music, with the live half clearly deeper
columns

Letters at 3AM: JFK and That Hard Rain

When boomers and their offspring die out, Kennedy's assassination will have the approximate historical echo of William McKinley's

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

Oops!

Day Trips

Nashville's Johnny Cash Museum walks the walk

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Gay Place: HER-SUiT-ISM

Steel Magnolias, Drag Kings: The Musical, S&M Music, Spanksgiving, Turkey Queer Ride, and so much more

BY KATE X MESSER

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Being Selfish

Sometimes it's OK

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

Hornography

BY RUSS ESPINOZA

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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