Nov. 7, 2014

Volume 34, Number 10

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Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Preview

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news

All the Elections That Fit

And all's well that (sort of) ends ...

BY MICHAEL KING

Point Austin: Why Vote?

Because not everyone can

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Lame Ducking

Getting things done before 10-1 arrives

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

The Human Right of Marriage

Austin couple at center of Texas marriage equality case

BY MARY TUMA

Council: Back to the Future!

Seven-member Council on an 11-seat dais

BY MICHAEL KING

Not So Funny: APD Officers Caught Making Rape Jokes

Last week wasn't so great for APD

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Through a Glass, Darkly

Prisoners now must communicate with visitors by video

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

How (Not) to Hire an AISD Superintendent

Deadline to choose a finalist is close to run-offs

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Reji Thomas Has Left the Building

Pining for Pine Street

BY KATE X MESSER

The Hightower Report: Cosmetic Giants Wage Nonstop Makeup War

There's formaldehyde in your makeup, America. Do you even care?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

FUN FUN FUN FEST 2014

Hell Bent for Brisket

Match the FFF Fest performer with the food vendor

BY BRANDON WATSON

Back to Life

Sandor Katz and fermentation's new culture

BY VERONICA MEEWES

Ranch Dressing

Jacoby's does country for city folks

BY RACHEL FEIT

Declaration of Independence

Unexpected fare in way South Austin at Independence Fine Foods

BY GRACIE SALEM

Food-o-File

Openings, openings, openings

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

music

FUN FUN FUN FEST 2014

Playback: Fun Fun Fun Fest's New Look

New location and grass, same Fun Fun Fun

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Point of Entry

Fun Fun Fun is Judas Priest roaring back to Austin

BY ADAM GANDERSON

Welcome Home

King Diamond crowns Fun Fun Fun Fest

BY MICHAEL TOLAND

Local Fun

Breakout, Dana Falconberry, Mineral, Communion, The Sour Notes, Zorch, The Digital Wild, Good Field, Crooked Bangs, Scott H. Biram

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Punk Punk Punk

Radkey, Knapsack, Twin Peaks, Black Lips, The Bots, Pissed Jeans, Hot Water Music, Gorilla Biscuits, Rocket From The Crypt, Murder City Devils

BY TIM STEGALL

ATX Nites

The Midgetmen, The Golden Boys, Survive, Residual Kid, Riverboat Gamblers, The Octopus Project, Eagle Claw, OBN IIIs, Ssleeperhold

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Night Riots

The Dictators NYC, Single Mothers, Negative Approach, Burger Records Caravan of Stars Tour, The Briefs, 7 Seconds, The Flatliners

BY TIM STEGALL

Heavy Metal Nites

The Cutthroats 9, Biblical, Venomous Maximus, Whores, Vattnet Viskar, Power Trip

BY MICHAEL TOLAND

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Friday Listings

FFF Friday by the blurb

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Friday Interviews

Interviews for FFF day one

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Friday Reviews

Friday FFF platters

FFF Nites: Friday

Free with FFF Wristband

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Saturday Listings

FFF Saturday by the blurb

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Saturday Interviews

Interviews for FFF day two

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Saturday Reviews

Saturday FFF platters

FFF Nites: Saturday

Free with FFF Wristband

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Sunday Listings

FFF Sunday by the blurb

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Sunday Interviews

Interviews for FFF day three

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 Sunday Reviews

Sunday FFF platters
screens

Living and Dying on Asian Screens

Austin Asian American Film Festival is back

BY MARC SAVLOV

Islands in the Film Stream

Recent films from the Philippines unspool for the Austin Film Society's next Essential Cinema series

BY MARC SAVLOV

Skidoos and Skidonts

Filmmaker Ruben Östlund exposes male and female social roles in Force Majeure

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Film Reviews

Before I Go to Sleep

Nicole Kidman stars as a woman who has amnesia and fights to uncover a big mystery from her past.

Big Hero 6

Witty charm, lively animation, and a swift pace help this animated superhero story rise a cut above.

Brother of Bommali

Telugu action-comedy.

Citizenfour

When Edward Snowden was in that hotel room in Hong Kong sharing his initial intel about NSA surveillance, Laura Poitras' was there with a camera to film his disclosures.

Force Majeure

Blackly funny, yet lightly brutalizing, this Swedish film observes a married couple for whom a passing threat turns into an existential crisis.

Interstellar

Majesty and mawkishness combine in Christopher Nolan's film about humans' last-ditch attempt to find a habitable planet in another galaxy.

Joru

Telugu comedy.

Laggies

Keira Knightley stars with Chloë Grace Moretz in Lynn Shelton's likable but aimless film about arrested adolescence.

On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter

Everything you wanted to know about riding and racing motorcycles is revealed in this encyclopedic doc.

Open Windows

Elijah Wood is the star of Nacho Vigalondo's nervy thriller about digital voyeurism.

The Shaukeens

n this Bolllywood remake of a 1982 film, three men in their 60s tend to their bucket lists.

Why Don't You Play in Hell?

This Japanese mind-twister from Shion Sono screams with madness and mayhem.
arts & culture

FUN FUN FUN FEST 2014

Filthy and Respectable!

Legendary transgressive film director and author John Waters comes to Fun Fun Fun Fest

BY TIM STEGALL

Comedy Speed Dating

Fred Armisen, W. Kamau Bell, Chris Cubas, Rob Gagnon's One Hour Comedy Festival, Neil Hamburger, Thomas Middleditch, Kumail Nanjiani, Jonah Ray

BY SCOTT SCHINDER

Change of Aria Code

Leaving "Lyric" behind, Austin Opera launches a new era

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

The Merry Devil of Edmonton

Hidden Room Theatre resurrects an odd comedy of Shakespeare's day

Soul / Sole Connections

This Tapestry concert saw each dancer create a deeply personal solo from the past, then riff on it in the present
columns

The Common Law

Who's responsible if a neighbor's overhanging tree is a hazard?

BY LUKE ELLIS

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Gayplace: Breathe

Relax, we've got kittehs

BY KATE X MESSER

The Good Eye: Killer Outfits: The Laura Mars Years

Blow-Up vs. The Eyes of Laura Mars: The female gaze of male gaze is way more compelling

BY AMY GENTRY

Day Trips: HiWay 77 Cafe

Cafe honors men and women in uniform

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: A Little Gay

Where do they get off? It certainly isn’t the closet!

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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