Sept. 12, 2014

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Volume 34, Number 2

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features

'Best of Austin' 2014

Togetherness

BY KATE X MESSER

news

Point Austin: Three Cheers for Spelman

Council member makes his final pitch for sane police spending

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: The Battle Is Joined

Life Inside the Campaign War Zone

BY NICK BARBARO

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Headlines

Campaign Snapshots

Get up-to-date on the D3 and D4 candidates before next week's Ballot Boxing forums

BY MARY TUMA AND MICHAEL KING

The Road to 10-1 Ethics Charges Flying in D3 & D6

Where do Susana Almanza's donors work? Where does Jay Wiley live?

BY AMY KAMP

City Council: All This, and Bull Creek Too

Council adopts budget after two grinding days of debate

BY MICHAEL KING

SXSW Post-Mortem

Taking stock of the most tumultuous SXSW in the event's history

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

AISD Hunts Chief and Trustees

Superintendent Search and Board Campaigns Continue

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Death Watch: The Capital Aggravation Question

Does Lisa Ann Coleman deserve to die?

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

What's Next for American YouthWorks?

TEA's closing leaves at-risk students adrift

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

AmeriCorps at 20

Celebrating over 1.2 billion hours of service

BY KATE X MESSER

The Hightower Report

Mitch's minimum-wage glitch

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Food Events

Dining for Life
Screens

Film Reviews

Dolphin Tale 2

Wholesome family franchise doesn't rock the boat.

The Drop

Based on a Dennis Lehane story, this disappointing crime drama costars James Gandolfini in his last role.

Finding Fanny

God Help the Girl

Belle & Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch's first film is a charming movie musical in the key of Mod.

Land Ho!

This buddy comedy travels all the way to Reykjavik – but does it actually go anywhere?

Love Is Strange

Heartfelt, seriocomic romance about two longtime partners who wed after 40 years, then discover all is not bliss.

Power

arts & culture

Arts Reviews

Henry V

The player and the text take center stage in this one-man adaptation of Shakespeare's history

Xicano Dreams: Earth, Life, and Labors of Love

This melding of sci-fi and ancient myth found a powerful beat that made it hard not to move
columns

Gay Place

Austin's Gayest September Ever continues with aGLIFF and StarGayzer

BY KATE X MESSER

Oops!

Day Trips

Some of the best new developments in day-tripping around Texas

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: A Sexual Savant

On the dangers of following someone into a dark basement

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Hornography

BY ERIC SOLLENBERGER

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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