Oct. 3, 2014

Volume 34, Number 5

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news

Ten Districts, Many Visions

The second part of a two-part series about the 10-1 election

BY THE NEWS STAFF

Under the Big Tent

SXSW Eco Brings Together Engaged People and Active Projects

Point Austin: Future in the Balance

Local Prop. 1 proponents claim a fighting chance

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: No Way to Run a City

Why is Council drafting ordinances on the dais after midnight?

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Campaign Snapshots

City Council Districts 9 and 10

BY THE NEWS STAFF

Council: Stooges in the House!

Expect debate over TNCs, West Campus parties, and housing vouchers

BY MICHAEL KING

10-1 Ticker... Election updates!

Forum drama abounds

BY THE NEWS STAFF

West Campus: No Right to Party?

Outcry over plan to restrict events leads to Council action

BY MAC MCCANN

Council Moves to Legalize TNCs

Uber and Lyft push their way to a resolution

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Section 8 Reopens

Hurry up ... and wait!

BY AMY SMITH

Council Endorses Rainbow Crosswalks

Get out your rainbow chalk!

BY DAVID ESTLUND

School Finance: Abbott Doubles Down

Refuses to drop his appeal of court's ruling

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Hightower Report

Another nutty rant by another Texas goober

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

ACL MUSIC FEST 2014

Buns, Hon

ACL doubles down on comfort food

BY CLAUDIA ALARCÓN

Foraging Near Zilker

Barton Springs Pool Info

All Your Plate Are Belong to Us

Chris-Rachael Oseland seeks world domination, one geeky recipe at a time

BY MELANIE HAUPT

So Far, So Good

Kyōten charms with simple pleasures

BY BRANDON WATSON

Eyes on the Prize

Thai-Kun is another Qui winner

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food-o-File

Austin has a religious experience

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

music

ACL MUSIC FEST 2014

Two Weekends Again Demands Multiplicity!

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

ACL Fest 2014 Friday Interviews

ACL Music Fest 2014 Friday Record Reviews

ACL Music Fest 2014 Friday Listings

Blurbing Friday ACL

Friday Festival Face-Off: Beck/OutKast

Both: 8:15pm, Samsung/Honda stage

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

ACL Music Fest 2014 Saturday Interviews

ACL Music Fest 2014 Saturday Record Reviews

ACL Music Fest 2014 Saturday Listings

Blurbing Saturday ACL

Saturday Festival Face-Off: Skrillex/Eminem

Both: 8:30pm, Honda/Samsung stage

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

ACL Music Fest 2014 Sunday Interview

ACL Music Fest 2014 Sunday Record Reviews

ACL Music Fest 2014 Sunday Listings

Blurbing Sunday ACL

ACL Aftershows

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Playback: ACL Fest Platinum

Lucky 13 marks the biggest ACL Fest yet

BY KEVIN CURTIN

The Poughkeepsie Kid

Shadowing Austin City Limits Executive Producer Terry Lickona

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Mojo Hand

Ringo Starr's still got the magic touch

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

screens

Cowboys vs. Hippies: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Subtext

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre reflects Austin's culture in 1974

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Austin Startup Week

Getting started with Austin Startup Week

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

Help Desk: :( Help!

Human advice for the post-human world

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

Film Reviews

Bang Bang

Bollywood action film.

Gone Girl

When a lady vanishes, David Fincher holds the moral compass.

The Good Lie

A well-told story about four lost boys and girls of the Sudan in America gets a welcome assist from Hollywood.

Govindudu Andarivaadele

Telugu drama.

Haider

Hindi adaptation of Hamlet is set in mid-Nineties Kashmir.

Hector and the Search for Happiness

Simon Pegg stars as a shrink trying to heal himself.

Jimi: All Is by My Side

John Ridley's take on Jimi Hendrix veers away the standard biopic.

Last Days in Vietnam

Rory Kennedy's doc is a powerful and terrifying look back at America's hasty departure.

The Liberator

South American revolutionary Simón Bolívar is the subject of this vast epic.

Más Negro que la Noche

This remake of a Mexican horror classic is remarkably routine.

The Notebook

In Hungary during World War II, twin brothers learn to survive by studying the evil around them.

Tracks

Mia Wasikowska and Adam Driver star in this story about Robyn Davidson's solitary trek across the Australian desert.

20,000 Days on Earth

This documentary (for which Nick Cave receives a script credit), gets inside the artist's notoriously fussy creative process.

Yaan

Tamil action film.
arts & culture

Mother Mary Montano

The influential performance artist and onetime teacher at UT revisits Austin in the guise of a saint

BY ANDY CAMPBELL

All Over Creation: I Was Meant for the Stage

To learn which actors were destined for the theatre, watch how they hold the stage alone

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

The Norwegians

C. Denby Swanson and Jenny Larson execute a real Nordic move in this murderous show

Agon and The Firebird

Ballet Austin put the moves on Stravinsky with this double feature

Love and Information

Caryl Churchill's latest explores humanity in the midst of technological inundation
columns

Letters at 3AM: A Long Goodbye

In the first of four parting columns, Michael Ventura announces his decision to end his bieweekly column

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

The Common Law: Expunction for DWI Arrest?

Texas law: obtaining an expunction

BY CHRIS PERRI

The Good Eye: La Nausée

We had no idea Kübler-Ross wrote "The Story of Austin Style"

BY AMY GENTRY

Gay Place

The week is alive with the sound of Brand New Key, BLXPLTN, Fea, Julie Nolan, GayCL, Cap City Men's Chorus, and more

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips

Llano's Fain's Honey Company and Fredericksburg's Pedernales Brewing Company meet in a bar, and the results will surprise you

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: No Strings Attached

If we didn’t try so hard to live up to our unattainable ideals the world would be a boring place

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

Hornography

BY ERIC SOLLENBERGER

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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