Sept. 19, 2014

Volume 34, Number 3

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news

Evicted and Helpless

Disabled residents to be forced out of state supported living center

BY MARY TUMA

Point Austin: The Campaigns Continue

Catching up with mayor and county judge wannabes

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Can I Get a Scheduler?

District 9 opponents need to be in three places at once tonight

BY NICK BARBARO

Civics 101

Quote of the Week

Headlines

Campaign Snapshots

City Council Districts 5 and 6

Council: Still in Torment

Uber and Lyft up for discussion

BY MICHAEL KING

S-Comm "Roll Calls" Raise New Questions

Data released leads to more questions than answers

BY TONY CANTÚ

10-1 Ticker...

Election updates!

BY THE NEWS STAFF

The Other Prop. 1

State prop. gets overshadowed by electoral hot topics

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

What's a Little Rainbow Crosswalk Between Friends?

Plan to celebrate the gayborhood heads to Council

BY DAVID ESTLUND

Contested Territory

Black Austinites claim police suspicion, mistreatment

BY AMY KAMP

The Headline Return of APD Officer Scott Glasgow

Officer involved in the shooting of Caraway shot and killed Jessie Owens in 2003

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

A New Deal for TNCs?

Questions remain as Riley pushes for agreement

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

The Hightower Report

A frightening cruise through Ted Cruz's head
food

A Joyful Noise

How Saengerrunde Hall learned to sing a new tune

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Trouble Brewing for Blue Owl?

Neighborhood concerns delay taproom

BY ANNA TOON

Darn Shame

Dang Bánh Mì inspires few exclamations

BY MELANIE HAUPT

Food-O-File

More tacos, less Thai food

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

music

Play Jimmy Reed

Blues great schools us on Antone's

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Play Misty for Me

Did you know Bill Cosby is an accomplished jazz drummer?

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

Playback: HAAM's Time of the Season

HAAM Day fills its coffers for uninsured live music capitalists

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Shelley King

Building a Fire

Fauntleroys

Below the Pink Pony EP

Johnny Winter

Step Back

Micky & the Motorcars

Hearts From Above

Robyn Ludwick

Little Rain

Carrie Rodriguez, Havilah Tower, Leticia Rodriguez Garza, Giulia Millanta

Live at the Cactus, Behind the Curtain, Saguita al Bate, The Funambulist

American Analog Set

Know by Heart
screens

FANTASTIC FEST 2014

Fantastic Fest

Bringing people together by slicing things apart

BY MARC SAVLOV

How Do You Spell Trouble?

The Soska sisters on breaking the rules in the alphabet horror anthology ABCs of Death 2

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

MondoCon

Escape to another fest with nerdiness in a different medium

BY DAN GENTILE

Fantastic Arcade

Four days of independent games, free of charge

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

The Hell of It

Mike Mignola on returning to Hellboy

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

TIFF Files: Wrapping Things Up

Toronto in the rearview

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

More News From the Local Film Fests Front

Help Desk

Human advice for the post-human world

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

Film Reviews

Aagadu

Telugu action comedy.

Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?

Audiences shrug back.

Daawat-e-Ishq

Cultures clash in this Bollywood remake.

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them

Jessica Chastain plays Her and James McAvoy plays Him, and together they're Them in intriguing head-scratcher.

Khoobsurat

Hindi romantic comedy.

The Maze Runner

Of all the dystopian teen fables, this one based on James Dashner’s popular novel is one of the best.

My Old Lady

Israel Horovitz directs Kevin Kline, Maggie Smith, and Kristin Scott Thomas in this disappointing film adaptation of his play.

No Good Deed

Idris Elba plays a home invader hell-bent on terrorizing Taraji P. Henson’s suburban mom.

This Is Where I Leave You

Awfully likeable ensemble comedy.

Tusk

Kevin Smith and his actors are fully invested in the sheer madness of this story.

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Liam Neeson has taken to shooting at bad guys again in this slow-burning Matthew Scudder mystery.

The Zero Theorem

This science-fiction romp from director Terry Gilliam explores a demented and surreal technological future.
arts & culture

Evidence of Things Not Seen

Lindsey Lane's new novel about a missing boy and the lives he touches: an excerpt

BY LINDSEY LANE

Fall in re: Verse

Raking up some of the season's poetry collections

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Mass Intimacy

Marc Maron takes his exceedingly personal stand-up to the stadium crowds

BY RUSS ESPINOZA

Arts Reviews

The Orchid Flotilla

Glass Half Full Theatre reveals moving artistry in silence, smallness, and subtlety

The Method Gun

The Rude Mechs' play both affirms and dismantles everything your own guru taught you

"George Herms and Sarah Bancroft: LOVE George Herms"

Rhythm and tone take center stage at residence-based gallery Testsite
columns

Letters at 3am: Joe Ely's Reverb: An Odyssey

The road goes on forever, and there's never a destination

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

The Good Eye: Big Time

Turn up the volume on this oversized trend

BY AMY GENTRY

Oops!

Gay Place: DON'T Rain on My Parade!

Get your Pride parade seats early. This year is going to be a doozy.

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Gladys City in Beaumont re-creates the boomtown and gusher at Spindletop

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: In Through the Out Hole

Like singing and dancing, everyone is a self-appointed expert when it comes to anal sex

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Hornography

BY ERIC SOLLENBERGER

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

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