Sept. 26, 2014

Volume 34, Number 4

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news

Ten Districts, Many Visions

Candidates building the road to 10-1 work to define Austin's new civic order

BY MICHAEL KING

Point Austin: Looking for Bums

Candidates ready to throw out the city with the bathwater

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Putting the Trust in Event Trust Funds?

Mike Collier, COTA, and the comptroller's scandal

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Campaign Snapshots

City Council Districts 7 and 8

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Council: Take the Steam Train

Can the city and Uber and Lyft come to an understanding?

BY MICHAEL KING

The DWI Dude Runs for A.G.

Jamie Balagia wants marijuana law reform, greater police accountability

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

10-1 Ticker... Election updates!

10-1 election news round-up

When's a Crash Not a Crash?

When it's a bike

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

The Courage of Dawnna Dukes

State representative discredits claims that abortion leads to mental health problems

BY MARY TUMA

A Vote and a Sandwich

Registration deadline is Monday, Oct. 6

BY AMY KAMP

The Hightower Report

McDonald's image problem

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

What the Heart Wants

Healthy eating isn't always happy eating

BY BRANDON WATSON

The Devil in the Details

aRoma still needs to iron out the kinks

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Sweet Deal

Michoacana Natural Ice Cream stands up to pricier parlors

BY MICK VANN

Food-o-File

Pastries, pastries, pastries

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

music

Full Circle

Ali to his friends, Shakey Graves to the world

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Playback

Stop complaining there's no hip-hop scene here because now it has its own festival

BY KEVIN CURTIN

PHASES & STAGES

Wolf in White Van

John Darnielle

Lucinda Williams

Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone

Sylvan Esso

Sylvan Esso

Lee Gamble

Koch

Aphex Twin

Syro

U2

Songs of Innocence
screens

FANTASTIC FEST 2014 QUICK CUTS

Everybody Was Gun Fu Fighting

Keanu Reeves and Adrianne Palicki on John Wick's ground-and-pound action

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

He Is the Walrus

Justin Long's take on Tusk

BY MARC SAVLOV

Dimming the Light Fandango

Tim Schafer talks about his noir classic at Fantastic Arcade

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

Film Reviews

Believe Me

In this faith-based comedy, frat boys create a fake charity to pay back tuition bills.

The Boxtrolls

The third time isn't the charm for this animated film from the studio that gave us the magical Coraline and ParaNorman.

The Equalizer

Denzel Washington and Antoine Fuqua deliver the action goods one more time.

The Guest

With their follow-up to You're Next, filmmakers Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett prove the new kings of indie horror movies.

Loukyam

Telugu action comedy.

The Skeleton Twins

Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig co-star as siblings in this dramatic workout.

The Song

When he rockets to sudden fame, a Christian songwriter is tempted by the perks of fame.

Take Me to the River

Memphis and Stax Records music artists from an earlier era mentor a younger generation in this ambient documentary.
arts & culture

Concrete Vigil

In transforming buildings into altars, Sally Jacques offers a place to keep watch

BY JONELLE SEITZ

Not Without a Fight

Authors Spivey and Sublett spin a complex tale of a Lubbock visionary's downfall, revenge

BY JOE O'CONNELL

#ACreads: The Maze Runner

We mused on the YA novel's hunks as prom dates; now who's going to Love Me Back?

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Still Now

Shrewd Productions' Still Now provides a fresh perspective on cancer through butoh

Now Then Again

Penfold's staging propels us through the time-space continuum to see one romance play out in many alternate ways

"About Thirteen Hundred People, About One Hundred Rocks, and Thirty More People"

A low-key socialism is at play in Russell Etchen's solo exhibition at Test Tube Gallery
columns

The Good Eye: Trendhopping

If a "Rare Trend" is defined as quality fabrics, expert stitching, and an exacting eye, call us trendy

BY AMY GENTRY

Gay Place: Just Breathe!

It's the post-Pride comedown in the gAyTX

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

The Dallas Farmers Market offers up a foodie's paradise

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Stick in the Mud

How to be sober and not want to kill yourself

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

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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