Sept. 11, 2015

Volume 35, Number 2

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Issue Supplement

'Best of Austin' 2015

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features

'Best of Austin' 2015

Choo Choo Ch-Boogie

BY KATE X MESSER

news

Point Austin: Moths to a Flame

If it's Friday, we have a budget

Public Notice: It Doesn't Get Easier

Council gets no rest after marathon budget sessions

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Friends Like These

Austin Neighborhoods Council prez says FAN and ANC values are in conflict

BY MICHAEL KING

The HIV Gap

While state HIV rate declines, Travis County rate climbs – especially among African-Americans

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

HB 2 Goes to Washington

Providers want ASC and admit privileges rules gone

BY MARY TUMA

McCaul Rejects Refugees

While assistance is needed, Rep. McCaul opposes harboring Syrian refugees

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Austin Water Woes

Despite abnormal water usage readings, Austin Energy says billing system accuracy is "extremely good"

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

The Hightower Report

Trump is a buffoon, but what do we call his copycat rivals?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Food Events

Screens

Film Reviews

Goodnight Mommy

Nine-year-old twins suspect that someone is impersonating their mother

Grandma

Lily Tomlin leads a dynamic cast down roads less traveled

Hero Naam Yaad Rakhi

Hindi romantic thriller.

90 Minutes in Heaven

Faith-based film taken from bestseller is directed by Michael Polish

Queen of Earth

Elisabeth Moss stars in Alex Ross Perry's elliptical psychodrama

The Transporter Refueled

The franchise soldiers on – sans Jason Statham

The Visit

M. Night Shyamalan blends comedy and horror in his latest offering

Yatchan

Tamil action comedy.
arts & culture

Arts Reviews

Veronica's Room

Hang on for the second act of this Oh Dragon Theatre thriller – then hang on!

"Frank Reaugh: Landscapes of Texas and the American West"

The wide open spaces that define the Texas stereotype are explored in rich detail in this artist's work
columns

Page Two: Love Loves to Love Love

On celebrating the Best of Austin, and learning to live with the worst

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place: The Deep South

Take that as you will ...

Best of Daytrippin' 2015

Rain, potty breaks, and sand dunes make traveling Texas better

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Luv Doc: Long-Distance Relationships

For those willing to believe in the impossible, anything is possible

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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