Nov. 14, 2014

Volume 34, Number 11

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news

Getting to Zero

Will Austin's green seif-image be realized with its "zero waste" goals?

BY ROBYN ROSS

Point Austin: Thoughts Between Elections

Taking a closer look at the polls and what they mean

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: City Hall Shark Tank

Council might be no fun, but there's lots of cool stuff going on this weekend

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Next Target: Springdale

Eastside activists target another urban farm

BY ANNA TOON

Council: All You Can Eat!

Council gets stuff done

BY MICHAEL KING

Race-Based Voting?

Some candidates say names, race influenced election

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

10-1 Ticker... Endorsements All Around!

Which recently defeated candidate is endorsing which run-off contender?

BY THE NEWS STAFF

Pushback on Crosswalks

Not all business owners welcome rainbows

BY MARY TUMA

Cop Fights Law ... Law Wins

APD officer suspended after defending Buehler

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

District 9 Post-Mortem

Tovo and Riley speak post-election

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Obamacare, Take Two

Get ready to get health care

BY AMY KAMP

Jailed Before Birth

Women demand better care for pregnant inmates

BY AMY KAMP

The Hightower Report: Florida Police Swat at Barbers

Florida police want to make very sure no one's cutting hair without a license
food

Period Piece

Sawyer & Co. rings out the old

BY BRANDON WATSON

Fair Use?

Players and the UT expansion machine

BY MELANIE HAUPT

This Land Is Pie Land

The best places to satisfy your lust for crust

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food-o-File

Charity, rivalry, and Bribery

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

music

Playback: Lines, Rhymes, and Redemption

The line at Fun Fun Fun Fest wasn't the only show last weekend

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Fun Fun Fun Fest Encore

Photos and live shots from Neutral Milk Hotel, Wiz Khalifa, Flying Lotus, King Diamond, Girl Talk, Nas, Modest Mouse, Judas Priest, 2 Chainz, and more!
screens

Not Another Rom-Com

Sean Mullin brings a light touch to heavy material in Amira & Sam

BY JESSI CAPE

From Baz to Batman

Costume designer Michael Wilkinson does it all from the Harvey Pekar schlump look in American Splendor to the fabulous Seventies fashions of American Hustle

BY AMY GENTRY

Help Desk

Is Venmo tearing a relationship apart or pointing out a weakness?

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

Film Reviews

Erra Bus

Telugu film.

Kill Dil

Hindi crime film.

Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas

The former teen heartthrob turned evangelical entrepreneur shows how to put the faith back into Christmas.

Low Down

John Hawkes plays junkie jazz musician Joe Albany in this film based on his daughter's memoirs.

Occupy the Farm

This documentary captures the action when activist farmers take over an urban plot that's scheduled to become a shopping mall.

Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitham

Telugu romance.

Rosewater

Jon Stewart makes his directing debut with this story about a journalist's imprisonment in Tehran.

21 Years: Richard Linklater

A subject as worthy of a documentary as this one is deserves a more thoughtful approach than this star-studded tribute.
arts & culture

Bringers of Joy

20,000 Austin kids are happily learning to make positive change in their lives through Creative Action

BY KATHERINE CATMULL

EAST Toast

Curated cocktail mixes to make your East Austin Studio Tour a tad more intoxicating

BY SETH ORION SCHWAIGER AND CAITLIN GREENWOOD

Arts Reviews

Fool for Love

The relationship of the doomed duo in Fool for Love gets explosive in Capital T's production

Wail

Gale Theatre Company's new devised work manages to feel as cathartic and personal as it does vague and mysterious

"Ellen Heck: Connections"

The walls at Wally Workman are almost alive with figurative humanity captured with a sublime printerly grace
columns

Page Two: It's 3:01AM

Michael Ventura puts his column to bed

BY LOUIS BLACK

Letters at 3AM: As Time Goes By

"I'm not quitting. I'm turning," says Michael Ventura in his final column

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

The Good Eye: There and Back Again

Don't mess with Texas women, bucko

BY AMY GENTRY

Gay Place: Well-repped at EAST

Head EAST, young thing...

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips: Galveston's Lafitte Steps

A notorious pirate leaves his mark

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Boobs or Balls?

If you could re-live your life as either sex, which would it be?

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

Hornography

BY ERIC SOLLENBERGER

comics

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

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