Sept. 25, 2015

Volume 35, Number 4

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news

A Safe Place?

Parties, alcohol, and attitudes are contributing to a high number of sexual assaults in Austin

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Point Austin: Those Who Sow the Wind

The national GOP continues to perpetuate its permanent culture of extremism

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Trash Talking

More recycling and composting is about to take place in Austin

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Short-Term Regs Getting Longer ... and Longer

Council split on regulating Type 2 STRs

BY MICHAEL KING

The Lawyer and the Hitman

An Austin lawyer and heroin dealer has been arrested for hiring a hitman

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Closing the HIV Gap

More education, preventive tools needed

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Lanier High Wins Federal Grant

Full Service Community Schools grant will provide social services and continuing education

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Car2Go Closes Ranks

The blue-and-white cars are now available for a smaller range of Austin

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Face-to-Face

A new law requires in-person visits for Texas jails, but it's not clear if Travis County is exempt

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Saving the Church Bees

An estimated 1 million bees removed from church wall

BY JESSI CAPE

The Hightower Report

Who says America doesn't need unions?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Trailer Parked

The yin and yang of food trucks and bars

BY ADRIENNE WHITEHORSE

Liberty Kitchen

Houston restaurant group makes waves in Austin

BY BRANDON WATSON

Kid Stuff

Pure Spoon's search for a better baby food

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

The Take-Out

To be real

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

Believe

Moving Panoramas flicker to life in the aftermath of a home invasion

BY LESLIE SISSON

Playback: Bob Dylan Goes Electric – Again!

Fifty years ago, Dylan and the Band went electric at Austin's Municipal Auditorium

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

Fantastic Fest 2015

Following the Fantastic Owen Egerton

Local Renaissance man premieres his feature debut

BY MARC SAVLOV

The Art of Shock and Horror

Nicolas Winding Refn on his new book of classic film exploitation posters

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Darling Mickey

Prolific director Mickey Keating dials in to the Sixties

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

All Power to the People

AFS Doc Nights brings out the Black Panthers

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Feeling an Elephant

The Toronto International Film Festival's inexhaustible breadth

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Film Reviews

A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story

An Austin woman confronts Internet cruelty with compassion

Captive

Ripped-from-the-headlines movie about a hostage crisis defused by a devotional book

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Alex Gibney's doc penetrates the church's cloak of secrecy

The Green Inferno

Eli Roth's long-delayed cannibal movie has passed its shelf life

Hotel Transylvania 2

The Universal monsters reunite for another animated kiddie fling

The Intern

Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro star in savvy but irksome film

Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon

Hindi romantic comedy

Meet the Patels

Funny family documentary from a brother-and-sister filmmaking team

The New Girlfriend

A Frenchwoman discovers the secret hidden by her best friend's husband

Pawn Sacrifice

Fictionalized tale of famed chess bout between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky

Stonewall

A Midwestern boy comes out amid the backdrop of the Stonewall Riots

Subramanyam for Sale

Telugu film
arts & culture

Gricelda Silva, Equal Parts Pragmatism and Whimsy

For five years, the actress has been among the busiest and best on Austin's stages

BY CAITLIN GREENWOOD

Freud's Last Session Opens in Austin

Actor David Jarrott turns producer to get a drama about Freud and C.S. Lewis onstage in Austin

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Austin Playhouse's The Real Thing

Tom Stoppard's play receives a remarkable revival with a seasoned cast

Blue Lapis Light's Edge of Grace

Blue Lapis Light leaves its epic aerial work for an intimate and uniquely compelling dance on scaffolding

"I'll Be It" at Pump Project

The exhibit of four Austin artists' work at Pump Project exposes the fun of objecthood
columns

Page Two: You Always Remember the Dance

First steps, two step

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place: Computer Love

The robots come to town and teach us a li'l history

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips: National Public Lands Day

National Public Lands Day puts a shine on America's best idea

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Luv Doc: What Is Love?

A philosophical examination of Haddaway's classic 1993 dance hit

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

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