July 17, 2015

Volume 34, Number 46

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news

Collateral Damage

Assessing the cost of service for minority veterans

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Public Notice: Dog Week of Summer

BY NICK BARBARO

Beside the Point: Your Job or Your Life

It's time for workers to have better choices

BY AMY KAMP

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Meet the Candidate: John Sisson

Sheriff candidate calls for end to S-Comm

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Did APD Short Officers Overtime?

Police union pres. says lawsuit "likely"

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Remembering an "Unknown Worker"

Construction workers demand "No more deaths"

BY AMY KAMP

Pilot Program Spurs STR Crackdown

Austin Code is closely monitoring short-term rentals

BY NATALIA CIOLKO

Texas-Tied GOP Candidates Race for Debate Spot

GOP primary candidates prioritize Aug. 6 debate invite

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Hightower Report

What moved marriage equality from taboo to justice?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Just Desserts

Giving new life to the end of the meal

BY RACHEL FEIT

Beyond Mimosas

Austin reinvents the brunch cocktail

BY MELODY FURY

Food-o-File

Green Pastures' next chapter

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

Food Events

music

Who Let the Dogs Out?

A playlist for the dog days of summer

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

Playback: Five Nights on Dirty Sixth

Is Dirty Sixth Street the wasteland the music scene makes it out to be? Five straight nights answer loud and clear.

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

Under the Skin

Psychological thriller Felt slices into rape culture

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Punk Trilogy Gets a Re-release

Penelope Spheeris speaks on her restored punk doc triptych

BY MARC SAVLOV

Class Act

Bill Wise takes us to summer school

BY KATHERINE MCNEVINS

Film Reviews

Ant-Man

The Marvel Universe expands to include comedy

Bajrangi Bhaijaan

Hindi drama

Felt

In this psychological horror story, an artist uses her craft to fight rape culture

Gemma Bovery

Flaubert's heroine gets a modern spin, courtesy of Posy Simmonds’ comic strip

Mr. Holmes

Ian McKellen plays Sherlock Holmes at 93, as his memory begins to fail

Trainwreck

Amy Schumer adds an X chromosome to Judd Apatow's usual raunchfest
arts & culture

In Praise of Designers

A show of gratitude as two of our finest, Ia Ensterä and Jason Amato, depart Austin

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Hairspray

The musical delights again, thanks to Zilker Theatre Productions' stellar cast and quality staging

The Night Alive

Hyde Park Theatre captures five lonely Dubliners in all their broken humanity in Conor McPherson's drama

"Conner O'Leary: Requesting Entrance"

Surrealism is alive and well at Farewell Books, thanks to the art of Conner O'Leary
columns

Gay Place: Just One Hitch

We've got the officiants, baby, if you've got the time

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips: Horsehead Crossing, Pecos River

Old Western trails funneled through the low-water crossing in the West Texas desert

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Mind Blown!

You can’t know everything. Thinking you do is a very special kind of stupidity.

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

Play 3v3 against Landon Donovan, Brian Ching, Stuart Holden

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

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