March 27, 2015

Volume 34, Number 30

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news

Point Austin: Firestarter

If you want to protest institutional racism, pick an actual target

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice

So much to do, so much Austin

BY NICK BARBARO

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Paying Out of Pocket for Autism

Needed treatment deemed "not cost-effective" by city insurer

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Council: Recycled Reconsiderations

Council deliberates, deliberately

BY MICHAEL KING

Contested Territory

Fallout continues after Eastside businesses tagged with racist stickers

BY MICHAEL KING

Searching for the Disappeared

Families of missing Mexican students bring their story to the U.S.

BY TONY CANTÚ

Fundraiser Planned for Jumpolin

Fundraiser Planned for Jumpolin

BY TONY CANTÚ

Do UT Frats Have a Race Problem?

Longtime Longhorn Sees some improvement; room for more

BY MAC MCCANN

UT's Student Government Winners Mix Substance With Satire

UT elects satirical candidates for student government

BY MAC MCCANN

Lege Lines: Brewing Up Beer Bills, Biz Lobby Smacks Tax Cuts, and More

The Lege brews up beer bills, the biz lobby slams Patrick's tax cuts, and more

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Bill of the Week

HB 2918: Villalba's bill would restrict filming of police activity

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Not Clean Enough

New EPA standards could cause CenTex to miss the mark

BY NORA ANKRUM

Still All About the Money?

WDP hopes Endeavor will agree to stronger worker safety terms

BY AMY KAMP

The Hightower Report

Big Food a Big Hoax

Headlines

food

March Hares

Hopping on the rabbit bandwagon

BY ANNA TOON

Salad Days Are Over

Vegan food's next step at Bistro Vonish

BY ALISHA MCDARRIS

Food-o-File

TV Dinners

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

music

SXSW Live Shot: Austin Music Awards

Sold-out extravaganza reiterates there’s no place like home

Playback: SXSW 2015: Turnt Up & Dialed Down

SXSW Music 2015 – that's a wrap

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

The Zellners' Beautiful Dreamer

The Zellner brothers mine urban legend in Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

BY MARC SAVLOV

Gems for the Taking

The Austin Film Society programs French films noirs

BY JOSH KUPECKI

Help Desk

A drunken violation of digital privacy and how to minimize the damage

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

Film Reviews

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

The kids are on the run – again

Get Hard

Send this one directly to comedy jail

Home

Jim Parsons and Rihanna pleasingly voice cartoon characters

It Follows

A killer force is spread through sex, and it's all very creepy and evocative

Jil

Telugu drama

Komban

Tamil action film

Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter

Austin's Zellner brothers make a wry heartbreaker

Rey

Telugu romance

Seymour: An Introduction

Ethan Hawke directs this doc about pianist and teacher Seymour Bernstein

Wild Tales

Anthology film from Argentina finds the dark humor in six revenge stories

The Wrecking Crew

The great L.A. session band gets the doc treatment
arts & culture

Glorious Renewal

The Contemporary Austin gives new life to the place where it all began, Laguna Gloria

BY CAITLIN GREENWOOD

Performers in Our Midst

In 1,000 Forest Gorillas in Kansas, primates inspire the art of living

BY JONELLE SEITZ

Arts Reviews

"The Superlative Light: Inside the Texas Petawatt Laser"

Photographer Robert Shults has your "stimulated emission of radiation" right here, pal

"Tom Sachs: Nuggets"

Tom Sachs' new pop-culture sculptures take center stage at Lora Reynolds Gallery
columns

The Good Eye: Allies in the Industry

Giving Austin actresses a seat at the table

BY AMY GENTRY

Day Trips: Sacred Tours, San Marcos

Walk in the footsteps of the Coahuiltecan people

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Gay Place: ConfessBunny

Spring brings new queer cheer

BY KATE X MESSER

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Spelling and Grammar

Another win for the Republicans, another step toward idocracy

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Austin Aztex Season Opener

BY NICK BARBARO

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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