Aug. 22, 2014

Volume 33, Number 52

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news

On Leaving Dove Springs

A meditation on neighborhood, fear, family, and change

BY SAM ANDERSON-RAMOS

Point Austin: All Aboard for November

The players have arrived, now for the programs

BY MICHAEL KING

Then There's This: Final Column

Do not stand at my grave and weep – I'm just heading off into the unknown

BY AMY SMITH

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

The Road to 10-1: 78 Candidates!

So many candidates, so little time

BY MICHAEL KING

D3: Ethics Charge Filed Against Almanza

The infighting among candidates in the crowded District 3 City Council race continues

BY MARY TUMA

Candidate Filings for AISD, ACC Seats

A last-minute deluge of candidates

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

What's Next for Rosewood?

The transformation of Rosewood Courts is the centerpiece of a larger neighborhood plan

BY KATIE PEARL HALLORAN

Council: Still a Road Show

Council is deep in budget deliberations

BY MICHAEL KING

Documenting the Undocumented

Will Austin issue its own official ID card?

BY TONY CANTÚ

Obamacare: Deadline Looms for Immigration Status

Health insurance consumers must send in paperwork or risk losing their coverage

BY AMY KAMP

Meet the Anti-Abortion 'Wordsmith' Defending HB 2

Did a state consultant act unethically during this month's HB 2 trial?

BY MARY TUMA

Perry's Aggressive Defense

Perry stands behind his veto

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Hightower Report

The lesson from Ferguson, Mo.

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

2014 AUSTIN CHRONICLE HOT SAUCE FESTIVAL

The Heat Is on

'The Austin Chronicle' Hot Sauce Festival

BY BRANDON WATSON

Contest & Festival Facts

Celebrity Judges

This year's distinguished panel of judges includes ...

Cooking Tent Demos

BY CLAUDIA ALARCÓN

Cock of the Walk

Sriracha ain't just about rooster sauce

BY MICK VANN

Star Power

Stellar Gourmet's otherworldly hot sauces

BY ANNA TOON

Culture Club

Full Quiver's Lone Star probiotics

BY KATE THORNBERRY

Food-o-File

Austin's food scene expands ... and contracts

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

Aug. 21-26
music

Orange Is the New Weird

ATX indie-rock guitar god alert! The Young frontman Hans Zimmerman.

BY NEPH BASEDOW

Playback: DaveTV's Cable Access Comeback

DaveTV returns to cable access!

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Phases & Stages

Tom Petty

Hypnotic Eye

How to Dress Well

What Is This Heart?

FKA Twigs

LP1

Brian Eno & Karl Hyde

High Life

Goatwhore

Constricting Rage of the Merciless

Pallbearer

Foundations of Burden
screens

Making Trouble Look Good

How Kurt Volk got to be Robert Rodriguez's go-to poster designer

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Forty Weeks of Hungry Todd Rungy

Hungry Todd Rungy has a few ideas on what to eat while you're watching his new web series on YouTube

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Back in Business

The Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar reopens

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Film Reviews

The Dog

Dog Day Afternoon is a film about a wildly true bank robbery; as conveyed by John Wojtowicz in this doc, the story gets even nuttier when told from the horse's mouth.

Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Forget it, Jake; it's Sin City.

If I Stay

A mixture of hollow heartache and honest feelings mark this teen drama that stars Chloë Grace Moretz as a cello prodigy caught in medical limbo between life and death.

'"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar"'

If you've joined the recent lemur craze, then this IMAX nature short is for you.

Let's Be Cops

Friends pose as cops are are mistaken for the real thing; episodic hijinks ensue.

Mardaani

In this Hindi film, a female cop tangles with a human-trafficking ring.

Rich Hill

The turbulent lives of three boys living in an impoverished Midwestern town are observed through the camera's gentle lens.

Singham Returns

Bollywood action sequel.

What If

In this romantic comedy, men and women sort out the differences between love and friendship.

When the Game Stands Tall

It's all teamwork to the impediment of characterization in this sports drama based the 151-game winning streak of high school football coach Bob Ladouceur.
arts & culture

'The Hundred-Year House'

Author Rebecca Makkai teases the real and the unreal in this 'Austin Chronicle' Book Club selection

BY AMY GENTRY

'Detroit'

Lisa D'Amour's acclaimed play finally lands in Austin, courtesy of Capital T

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

In the Company of Cats and Dogs

The Blanton has created a fun exhibition that reveals our evolving relationship to these fur babies

We Play Chekhov: Two Short Stories on Stage

Breaking String's two-course meal of Chekhov tales proves both meaty and effervescent

The Creation

Texas Choral Consort's performance of Haydn's masterwork reawakened one's sense of life in all its immense variety
columns

Letters at 3AM: Connectivity/Vulnerability: Part 2

The boundaries of everything are wavering and disappearing

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

The Good Eye: In Praise of Aunts

On aunthood, from a loving neice

BY AMY GENTRY

Gay Place

Do you know BoyMonroe?

Day Trips

San Antonio's Cured restaurant brings local ingredients to the table

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Your Public Scent

The Luv Doc finally recommends moderation

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

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