Nov. 28, 2014

Volume 34, Number 13

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news

Chronicle Endorsements

Re-Forming AI$D

What's behind the national involvment in local school board races?

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Point Austin: Not Again

Racism distorts justice in Ferguson case

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Who Needs 10-1?

Grumpy mayor provides plenty of drama

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Discord Grows Over Springdale Farm

City Council will continue the discussion at its December meeting

BY ANNA TOON

Council: Dance the Last Dance ...

The last meeting before seven becomes 11

BY MICHAEL KING

Closing the Digital Divide

Low-income housing gets cheap Google Fiber

BY MARY TUMA

10-1 Ticker... Run-Off Election Updates!

Everyone has an opinion about who you should vote for

Politics Gift Guide

Part 1

BY MICHAEL KING, MARY TUMA AND AMY KAMP

Ride-Booking Surges at ABIA

Uber and Lyft want to pick you up from the airport

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Death Watch: Executing the Mentally (and Physically) Ill

Texas gets ready to execute a schizophrenic man

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

The End of S-Comm?

Will Obama's executive action end ICE holds?

BY TONY CANTÚ

The Hightower Report

The Walmartization of Thanksgiving

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The Bitter and the Sweet

How Delysia Chocolatier built their brand

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

This Is a Real Thing

The Beer Mile keeps track and field weird

BY DAN GENTILE

Food-o-File

Will Apis Restaurant be the bee's knees?

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

music

The Big Picture

Taking stock of Austin music's female legacy

BY JIM CALIGIURI

Playback: Chilling With ScoreMore

Austin promoters ScoreMore tap San Antonio

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

KGSR Broadcasts

KGSR Broadcasts

Borrisokane

Versus

Lace Curtains

A Signed Piece of Paper

Moonlight Towers

Heartbeat Overdrive

Unto Ashes

Ghosts Captured

Roger Sellers

Primitives

Bluebonnets

Play Loud
screens

The Spill Diaspora

Two websites devoted to film and popular culture have risen from the ashes of Spill.com

BY AUSTIN HEIBERG

Writing the Frontier

First-time screenwriter Kieran Fitzgerald scores big with The Homesman

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

Help Desk

What to do when you're faced with a personal crowdfunding conundrum

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

Film Reviews

Dr. Cabbie

In this Canadian comedy, an Indian doctor can only find work in Toronto as a cabdriver.

The Homesman

Hilary Swank and Tommy Lee Jones point their wagon east while confronting the myths of the Old West.

Horrible Bosses 2

Common work-related frustrations erupt into a fitfully funny wish-fulfillment comedy.

Penguins of Madagascar

You can hardly lose with animated penguins … and how about that cameo from Werner Herzog?

Ungli

Bollywood thriller.
arts & culture

Well-Behaved? Let's Assume Not.

This fall's nonfiction releases spotlight women who made history

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Ground Plan

Lisa Scheps' Christmas gift to the local stage scene is a new performance venue, Ground Floor Theatre

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Cyrano de Bergerac

Rostand's homely hero earns a handsome production from Austin Shakespeare

The Sarajevo Haggadah

This compelling performance for accordion and piano was equal parts music and prayer

Andrea Heimer: "Folk and Dagger"

In these narrative paintings, the complex human interactions of suburbia depicted are so strange and yet so familiar
columns

Oops!

The Good Eye: Secrets of Charm

Charmed, we're sure ...

BY AMY GENTRY

Gayplace: THANKS!

Hey Butterballs, whatcha doing for Turkey Day?

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips: Hidalgo Pumphouse Museum

Museum tells the story of the Rio Grande Valley

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Deeper Than Sex

The Luv Doc gets a little judgy

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

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

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