Feb. 21, 2014

Volume 33, Number 26

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news

'Chronicle' Endorsements

Jackie Robinson's Austin

The All-American, Major League star and human rights hero spent a few youthful months on the east side of our city's 'Mason-Dixon Line'

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Point Austin: Dear Occupant

Austin welcomes all newcomers – but we don't know where to put them

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: Working Man of Green Gables

Condo developer targeted for claims of unpaid wages, unsafe conditions

BY AMY SMITH

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Council: Boom Times, Boom Incentives

City considers deals with Websense and Dropbox

BY MICHAEL KING

Abbott Courts the Nuge ... and His Guns

Stump appearance draws fire from left and right

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Beats Nothing

Women's health gets funding bump

BY JORDAN SMITH

Judge Biscoe: No Hurry to Make Changes

County Commissioners hire consultant to review county management structure

BY AMY SMITH

A Cold Day at Whole Foods

Nationwide petition demands reinstatement of fired worker

BY MICHAEL KING

LBJ Library to Host Civil Rights Summit

Carter and Clinton to deliver keynotes

BY MICHAEL KING

Hightower Report

The super rich literally live in their own world

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Family Food Fun

The mystical Manchaca Rancho Winslow Supper Club

BY MICK VANN

A Uniquely Austin Duck

Daffy deconstructions and DIY interiors render an eatery that represents Austin's heart and terroir

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Sweets With a British Accent

Curious Confections

BY KATE THORNBERRY

Food-o-File

Rumors! Babies! SouthBites!

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

Feb. 22-24
music

Playback

SXSW begins giving up her secrets.

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Urgent

Spray Paint evolves classic ATX post punk

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Phases & Stages

Beck

Morning Phase

Bruce Springsteen

High Hopes

Rosanne Cash

The River & the Thread
screens

Beau Willimon Lays His 'Cards' on the Table

Austin Film Festival presents the showrunner on season two of the hit Netflix series

BY ALEKSANDER CHAN

Players' Guide

SXSW Gaming Expo, local award nominees, and more upcoming releases

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

Film Reviews

Angels in Stardust

Alicia Silverstone and AJ Michalka star in this story of a small-town dreamer.

Highway

Bollywood story of a kidnapped rich girl who falls in love with her abductors.

In Secret

Émile Zola’s Thérèse Raquin gets another film adaptation, this time in English.

Like Father, Like Son

In this movie from the always perceptive Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda, two families are uprooted by the belated knowledge that their babies were switched at birth.
arts & culture

World on a String

Young violinists from across the globe flock to Austin for North America's first Menuhin Competition

BY ROBERT FAIRES

'The Whale'

Shanon Weaver puts on 600 lbs. for A Chick & a Dude's latest show

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Art Night Austin

It's a new day for Art Night as the traveling party pulls out the stops at just two stops

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

The Whipping Man

City Theatre travels unexplored territory in this Civil War drama in which both slaves and masters are Jewish

The Glass Project

The music of Philip Glass in the three works of Ballet Austin's program provided more thread than theme

Tartuffe

David Long's direction of this Molière comedy infuses what could be a dusty antique with light and life
columns

How to Write a Book

If you think you have a book in you, it's important to find out if you really do

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

Oops!

The Good Eye

Ah, le printemps

BY AMY GENTRY

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Day Trips

Dine with an astronaut at Space Center Houston's Astronaut Fridays

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Snarky Comments

The only person you should feel completely safe about ridiculing is yourself

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Texas Rollergirls Double Header

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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