March 14, 2014

Volume 33, Number 29

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news

Don't Fear the Reefer!

Momentum builds for Lone Star legalization of marijuana

BY JORDAN SMITH

Point Austin: Firefighters in Action

Snowden and allies on the tech side of human rights and personal privacy

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: Urban (Watershed) Legend

In reversal, city says new development must comply with SOS

BY AMY SMITH

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Headlines

SXSWedu: Are Legos the Next Edu Wave?

Playfulness enters the classroom

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Council: Call It Spring Break

Leffingwell's absence makes for a very short meeting

BY MICHAEL KING

Bitcoins 'R' Us: Cyber-Money Arrives

Virtual currency captures Austin's attention

BY LIZZIE JESPERSEN

Paltauf Disappearance: APD Still Searching

After a promising lead, case remains unsolved

BY JORDAN SMITH

Sunday Assembly: 'Church for People Who Don't Go to Church'

Austin atheist group seeks joy in community

BY TAYLOR PREWITT

Texecutions Roll On: Another Troubling Case

Texecutions Roll On: Another Troubling Case

BY JORDAN SMITH

Federal Dollars Arrive for Onion Creek Buyout

Neighborhoods to return to green space

BY AMY SMITH

The Hightower Report

The flim flam of the Employment Policy Institute

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The Brunch Bunch

Heavenly hash, Bloody Mary bars, and eggs six ways to Sunday

No Green Beer Here

The best St. Patrick's Day pub action

BY WES MARSHALL

Food-O-File

This week's specials are kitchen fires, botanas, and biscuits

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

Mar. 12-18
music

2013-14 Austin Music Awards

This year's winners

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

Playback

What's happening today at SXSW? Read on.

BY KEVIN CURTIN

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

Playback: Red River

Hit-and-run leaves two dead

BY KEVIN CURTIN

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

Playback

Saturday ... Anyone still standing?

BY KEVIN CURTIN

WEEKLY ISSUE

SXSW 2014 MUSIC

Wednesday SXSW Music Preview Guide

Thursday SXSW Music Preview Guide

Friday SXSW Music Preview Guide

Saturday SXSW Music Preview Guide

Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows

Austin Music Awards Director Margaret Moser goes out with a bang

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Playback – SXSW: Zero Hour

SXSW started early this year, but now – as usual – everything hits at once

BY KEVIN CURTIN

SXSW 2014 Records

St. Vincent

St. Vincent

Birth of Joy

Prisoner

Jess Williamson

Native State

Parker Millsap

Parker

Yellow Ostrich

Cosmos

La Femme

Psycho Tropical Berlin

The Haden Triplets

The Haden Triplets

Suzy Bogguss

Lucky

Robbie Fulks

Gone Away Backward

Lydia Loveless

Somewhere Else

Orchid

The Zodiac Sessions

Natural Child

Dancin' With Wolves

St. Paul & the Broken Bones

Half the City

Noah Gundersen

Ledges

Copper Gamins

Los Niños de Cobre

Basia Bulat

Tall Tall Shadow

Hospitality

Trouble

Robert Ellis

The Lights from the Chemical Plant

Cate Le Bon

Mug Museum

Ava Luna

Electric Ballroom

The Ocean

Pelagial

Tinariwen

Emmaar

Revivalists

City of Sound

Dum Dum Girls

Too True

Cymbals

The Age of Fracture

Natalia Clavier

Lumen

Young Thug

1017 Thug

Action Bronson

Blue Chips 2

Lucius

Wildewoman

Foster the People

Supermodel

Hurray for the Riff Raff

Small Town Heroes

Rodney Crowell

Tarpaper Sky

Warpaint

Warpaint

Jon Langford

Here Be Monsters

Trumpeter Swan

The Magnitude of Now

Angel Olsen

Burn Your Fire for No Witness

Perfect Pussy

Say Yes to Love

Doughbeezy

Footprints on the Moon

Jones Family Singers

The Spirit Speaks

A.J. Croce

Twelve Tales

Paul Burch

Fevers

The Tontons

make Out King and Other Stories of Love

Habibi

Habibi

Jonwayne

Rap Album One

San Fermin

San Fermin

Black Lips

Underneath the Rainbow

Yvette

Process

Phantogram

Voices

Les Claypool

Four Foot Shack

Indian

From All Purity

Sun Kil Moon

Benji

Ume

Monuments
screens

SXSW 2014 Film Awards

And the winners are ...

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

Leave No Stones Unturned

Stones Throw founder Peanut Butter Wolf on vinyl, hip-hop's roots, and record labels

BY DAN GENTILE

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

Spillers' Guts

BY ASHLEY MORENO

WEEKLY ISSUE

SXSW Film Quick Cuts

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

Shadow on the Ground

Matt Muir's 'Thank You a Lot' tackles the tensions of performance

BY DOUG FREEMAN

WEEKLY ISSUE

SXSW Film Reviews

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

WEEKLY ISSUE

SXSW Interactive Quick Cuts

Film Reviews

Bewakoofiyaan

Bollywood romantic comedy.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson's film is a marvelous spectacle: spry, sly, and rich with microdetailed production design and tickling tributes to cinematic forebearers.

Need for Speed

Somewhat fast but seldom furious, this is an adrenaline junkie’s wet dream that stars Aaron Paul.

Veronica Mars

Although this isn't a reinvention of the wheel, the beloved TV show gets a spirited spin in this feature.
arts & culture

Up Collective

Another Eastside arts space gets the rising-rent blues and looks to the crowd for help

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Austintatious Mural

Forty years after first painting it, the artists are giving their mural a brush-up – and need your help

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Austin Symphony Orchestra

ASO turns to Kickstarter for help in making its first CD – and rescuing a forgotten composer

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

The Crapstall Street Boys

This darkly comic tale of monster slaying shows Trouble Puppet's artists at the top of their game

The Whale

The craft behind A Chick & a Dude's tightly realized production is what makes it so impressive

Kinesthetic Imperative

Dance Repertory Theatre's latest program took audiences on a journey from light to dark
columns

Day Trips

Texas town celebrates the Civil War's fallen

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Good Eye: DIY vs. B-U-Y

The SXSW Renegade Craft Fair will save us all

BY AMY GENTRY

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

The Good Eye

Staying warm

BY AMY GENTRY

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

The Good Eye

SXSW Street Style: The Locals Edition

BY AMY GENTRY

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

The Good Eye

SXSW Street Style

BY AMY GENTRY

WEEKLY ISSUE

Gay Place: Total Gayhem

Where my queers at? GayBiGayGay, b'duh.

BY KATE X MESSER

SXSW DAILY: THURSDAY

Gay Place

Glad to make your acquaintance, weary traveler, we are The Gay Place.

BY KATE X MESSER

SXSW DAILY: FRIDAY

Gay Place

Remember! It's a gay-marathon, not a gay-sprint. Here's your Fri-gay lineup.

BY KATE X MESSER

SXSW DAILY: SATURDAY

Gay Place

Awwwww, is this really our last day of ya? Come on, stay 'til Sunday!

BY KATE X MESSER

WEEKLY ISSUE

The Luv Doc: A Fraud and a Charlatan

I can’t even write you a prescription, although I am probably willing to enjoy yours on a recreational basis

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

WWE Live: Road to Wrestlemania

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

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