Oct. 10, 2014

Volume 34, Number 6

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news

The Mayor's Story

Three contenders try to write a personal tale that will convince the voters

BY MICHAEL KING

Point Austin: A Few Thoughts About Money

What the campaign finance reports say about Austin's politics

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Does Business Really Hate Education?

It's way past time for some new voices on education policy

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

S-Comm Emails

Sheriff and ICE eager pen pals

BY TONY CANTÚ

Council: Rehab and Reuse

Will TNCs make it back to the agenda?

BY MICHAEL KING

TNCs: Disrupted Market, Disrupted Council

Council continues debate

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Who Follows Barksdale?

AISD at-large seat draws five contenders

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

10-1 Ticker... Election Updates!

Crimes and misdemeanors

BY THE NEWS STAFF

The Money Race

10-1 30 days out

Wrestling With SXSW

Consultants don't quite get arms around megaevent

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Kleinert Hearing Postponed: Jackson's Sister Reacts

Family continues to mourn

BY AMY KAMP

The Hightower Report

A gross purchase of GOP governors

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

ACL MUSIC FEST 2014

Something Old, Something New

ACL and foodies consciously couple

BY CLAUDIA ALARCÓN

Mead in the Heart of Texas

Meridian Hive produces one honey of a drink

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Move Any Mountain

Balkan Cafe rises to the top

BY MICK VANN

South Parked

Red Star dishes hospitality and humor

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-File

Texas invades South Carolina

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

music

ACL MUSIC FEST 2014

ACL Music Fest 2014 Friday Listings – Second Weekend

Blurbing the second Friday of ACL 2014

Poutine

Toronto duo's visas call Austin home

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Massive

St. Vincent's Annie Clark: Great Texan

BY ABBY JOHNSTON

ACL MUSIC FEST 2014

ACL Music Fest 2014 Friday Interviews – Second Weekend

Grilling TGIFriday ACL performers – again!

ACL Music Fest 2014 Friday Reviews – Second Weekend

ACL Friday live shots

ACL Music Fest 2014 Saturday Listings – Second Weekend

Blurbing the second Saturday of ACL 2014

ACL Music Fest 2014 Saturday Interviews – Second Weekend

Saturday ACL performers mouth off – again!

ACL Music Fest 2014 Saturday Reviews – Second Weekend

ACL Saturday live shots

ACL Music Fest 2014 Sunday Listings – Second Weekend

Blurbing a final day of ACL 2014

ACL Music Fest 2014 Sunday Interviews – Second Weekend

A sole Sunday act speaks for the Sabbath – again!

ACL Music Fest 2014 Sunday Reviews – Second Weekend

ACL Sunday live shots

ACL Aftershows

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Playback: I'm in Love! What's That Song?

Weekend one ACL Fest wrap

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

Pause/Play

Filmmaker Andrew Shapter's battle to make art and beat cancer

BY JOE O'CONNELL

A Filmmaker's Filmmaker

The Austin Film Society presents a series of rarely screened early films by Satyajit Ray

BY VIJAY GANJU

Zen and the Art of YouTube Domination

Videographer Duke O'Connor brings ambient sounds from Central Texas to the world

BY R.U. STEINBERG

Film Reviews

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

This pleasant throwback to the live-action Disney films of yore provides brisk fun for all.

Annabelle

The doll from hell is back.

Dracula Untold

Prince Vlad fights off the Turks with with a little old-school vampirism.

The Judge

This drama starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall sounds better on paper than it is in practice.

Kill the Messenger

Jeremy Renner stars in this crusading-journalist story that recounts the downfall of real-life San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb.

Left Behind

God help us: Nic Cage is up against the Rapture.

Meet the Mormons

This documentary seeks to debunk stereotypes by introducing us to six Mormons from around the world.

Pride

In this inspirational true story, striking Welsh miners and the local LGBT community find common bonds.
arts & culture

Give and Tech

How musical innovators Laurie Anderson and the Kronos Quartet made Landfall together

BY NATALIE ZELDIN

Doubling Down

In The Great Society, playwright Robert Schenkkan and his subject, LBJ, both gamble big

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

The King and I

In a new staging of The King and I that's long on Asian authenticity, audiences are "getting to know" this Rodgers & Hammerstein classic in a most personal way

Time Stands Still

Austin Playhouse finds the raw pain in this drama of a photojournalist wounded in the Iraq War
columns

Gay Place: This Guy

OUTober is in full swing: Swing and you'll hit an event

The Good Eye: Killer Outfits - Julia Cotton's Armani Suit

You would kill for this suit

BY AMY GENTRY

Day Trips

Waco zoo has unexpected visitors

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: A Back Door Man

This is AMERICA, and we can talk about anal sex without speaking in hushed voices or using obfuscating metaphors

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

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

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