Jan. 2, 2015

Volume 34, Number 18

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news

Awaiting the New Rules at TCSO

Sheriff's Office awaits implementation of Priority Enforcement Program

BY TONY CANTÚ

Hopkins' Eight-Day Suspension From APD Overturned

Hopkins wins backpay, and the suspension will be removed from his record

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Headlines

Civics 101

2014 NEWS TOP 10S

Top 10 Local Stories

The top 10 Austin-area stories

BY MICHAEL KING

Top 10 City Council Stories

The big stories of Council's last seven-member year

BY MICHAEL KING

Top 10 10-1 Stories

Just 10 of the crazy things that happened during 2014's historic election

BY AMY KAMP

Top 10 State Stories

The 10 stories that defined politics in Texas in 2014

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Top 10 Education Stories

The year in local education

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Top 10 Criminal Justice Stories

2014 was a busy year for crime

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Top 10 Environmental Stories

Local environmental news wasn't all bad this year

BY MICHAEL KING

Top 10 Women's Health Stories

A dark year for reproductive rights

BY MARY TUMA

Top 10 Quotes of the Week

Relive 2014 through our favorite quotes of the week

The Hightower Report

Daddy's Philosophy: Everybody does better when everybody does better

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The Year in Food

The 2014 tastes we couldn't stop thinking about

BY BRANDON WATSON

music

2014 MUSIC TOP 10S

The Great Gig in the Sky

The best albums of our lives – and the afterlife

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

screens

2014 SCREENS TOP 10S

The Year in Film

Austin Chronicle critics throw in for Boyhood

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Top 10 Video Games

From impossible geometry to glitching goats, it's our favorite games of the year

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

Marjorie Baumgarten's Top 10 List

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Steve Davis' Top 10 List

BY STEVE DAVIS

William Goss' Top 10 List

BY WILLIAM GOSS

Kimberley Jones' Top 10 List

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Josh Kupecki's Top 10 List

BY JOSH KUPECKI

Marc Savlov's Top 10 List

BY MARC SAVLOV

Film Reviews

Chinnadana Nee Kosam

Telugu romance.

The Interview

See how a goofy comedy can spark an international incident.

Mukunda

Telugu action.
arts & culture

2014 ARTS TOP 10S

Top 10 Creative Things I Lucked Into in 2014

In 2014, reality and fantasy battled it out in theatre and art that was equally exquisite and unnerving

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Top 10 Theatre Duos & Trios of 2014

Remembering a year in theatre in which performers distinguished themselves in twos and threes

BY ADAM ROBERTS

Top 10 Kicky Linkups in 2014

This year, dance was all about the partnering – some of it unusual, all of it captivating

BY JONELLE SEITZ

Top 10 Things to Happen to Classical Music in 2014

The year saw Austin go big in classical with big-name artists and competitions coming to town, and big crowds, too

BY NATALIE ZELDIN

Top 10 (+1) Major Shifts in Austin Visual Arts in 2014

In the visual arts, 2014 was marked by transition: for galleries, curators, and critics

BY SETH ORION SCHWAIGER

Top 10 Reasons (+3) I Stayed in Love With Theatre in 2014

Valentines to theatre and comedic craft played a large part in making 2014 a memorable year in theatre

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Top 10 Dance/Classical Music Treasures of 2014

It was a year in which the personal shone through in dance and classical works small and large

BY ROBERT FAIRES

2014 BOOKS TOP 10S

Hurts So Good

Our top books of 2014 provided pleasures despite the pain

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

"Do Ho Suh"

Do Ho Suh brings to Austin his fresh perspective on what physical and emotional sructures make a home

Dear Nobody: The True Diary of Mary Rose

This nonfiction account of a teen's encounters with sex, drugs, and jail is one long, raw primal scream
columns

2014 ARTS TOP 10S

The Good Eye: 2014 Top 10s

Counting down what gave a lady hope in 2014

BY AMY GENTRY

Gay Place: Seal '14 With a Kiss

Seal '14 with a kiss

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips: Top 10s (+1)

Remembering a year of Day Trips

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Disgusting Fruitcake

10 bon mots from 2014

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch: Top 10 Soccer Stories of 2014

BY NICK BARBARO

Hornography

BY ERIC SOLLENBERGER

Top 10 Local Sports Moments

BY ERIC SOLLENBERGER

comics

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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