Oct. 2, 2015

Volume 35, Number 5

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ACL Fest 2015

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news

Bonus Points for Affordability

One council member hopes to ensure bonus program developers are building affordable housing on-site

BY MARY TUMA

Point Austin: The New Inquisition

The assault on Planned Parenthood is an assault on health care

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Loving the Pope

Is Frances the plural of Francis?

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Early Returns

Four declare candidacy for the Pct. 1 Commissioners Court Primary Race

BY MICHAEL KING

Linder vs. Davis: The Past and Future of Pct. 1

Austin NAACP head Nelson Linder paints a bleak portrait of Pct. 1

BY MICHAEL KING

Council: Marriott Pays, Austin Annexes

White Lodging agrees to repay $2.4 million in waived fees

BY MICHAEL KING

Lakeview Residents Not Ready to Leave

Luxury apartments displace low-income renters

BY TONY CANTÚ

County to Restore In-Person Jail Visits

Commissioners passed a $707,000 measure to bring in-person visitation back to the county jails

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Euphoria Files Suit Against County

Euphoria claims county restrictions on fest hinders business

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Football and Bikinis

Would-be football players brave distance, skimpy uniforms, for the love of the game

BY JESSICA LUTHER

Death Watch: After Appeal Denied, Death Row Inmate to Die

Claims of mental retardation did nothing to stop the state's next execution

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

SXSW Eco Returns

Panelists take a variety of approaches to environmentalism

BY JESSI CAPE

The Hightower Report

It's time to free students from higher-ed debt

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

AC Food Fight: Bloody Marys

Clash of the cocktails

BY BRANDON WATSON

Daito

The best Japanese restaurant you've never heard of

BY BRANDON WATSON

The Take-Out

A fine romance

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

ACL Fest 2015

ACL Fest 2015 Friday Listings

Blurbs on the hour

ACL Fest 2015 Friday Interviews

The two headliners who actually agreed to be interviewed don't disappoint.

ACL Fest 2015 Friday Record Reviews

Five discs from Friday to take home from the Waterloo Records store at ACL Fest.

ACL Fest 2015 Saturday Listings

Blurbs on the hour

ACL Fest 2015 Saturday Record Reviews

Saturday disc derby from ACL Fest.

Deadmau5 vs. Drake: Saturday ACL Face-Off

Which Saturday headliner?

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

ACL Fest 2015 Sunday Listings

Final first-weekend handicapping

ACL Fest 2015 Sunday Interview: Jidenna

Meet Janelle Monáe protégé Jidenna

BY THOMAS FAWCETT

ACL Fest 2015 Sunday Record Reviews

First weekend closer discs.

ACL Fest 2015 Local List

Hometown favorites gracing ACL stages

BY KEVIN CURTIN

ACL Fest 2015 Late-Night

Any gas left after all day at Zilker Park? ACL's got you covered.

ACL Fest 2015 Weekend One Only

When they're gone, they're gone.

BY MICHAEL TOLAND

Leon Bridges Comes Home

Ft. Worth soul sensation Leon Bridges returns for Austin's second-biggest music festival

BY JIM CALIGIURI

Playback: ACL Fest Then & Now

What's changed and remained the same for ACL Fest over its 13 years

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

HBO's The Leftovers Finds New Life in Austin

The second coming

BY JOE O'CONNELL

MondoCon Keeps the Fans Happy

Movies, comics, posters, and music highlight MondoCon Year Two

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

True Grit

Three women under siege in feminist western The Keeping Room

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Addicted to Fresno

Natasha Lyonne and Judy Greer co-star as sisters in off-color comedy

Coming Home

Zhang Yimou's latest is a family drama set against the winds of history

Etiquette for Mistresses

Five women have affairs in this movie from the Philippines

Hell and Back

In this animated film, dudes battle demons to retrieve a friend from hell

The Keeping Room

Slow-burn thriller is a Western with a feminist slant

Manhattan Romance

New York-set indie rom-com just goes through the motions

The Martian

Circumstances force Matt Damon to become a wily Robinson Crusoe on Mars

Mississippi Grind

Ben Mendelsohn and Ryan Reynolds co-star as gambling buddies

Puli

South Indian fantasy-adventure

Shivam

Telugu-language romance

Sicario

Taut, morally ambiguous thriller is set on the U.S./Mexico border

Singh Is Bling

Bollywood action-comedy

Sleeping With Other People

Raunchy but sweet rom-com stars Alison Brie and Jason Sudeikis

Talvar

Hindi thriller based on a real-life murder investigation

The Walk

Philippe Petit dreamed it and Robert Zemeckis brings it to life
arts & culture

Art in Public Places' TEMPO Program

The city of Austin gets into temporary sculpture in a big way, debuting 10 new works around town this fall

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Austin's Noir at the Bar Presents Stuart Neville

Irish author of Those We Left Behind trades shots with fellow crime writers Mike McCrary, Jesse Sublett, and Gabino Iglesias

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

Anne Washburn's inventive play shows how, after the apocalypse, we still cling to Springfield

Freud's Last Session

This philosophical debate between Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis is richest when it shows their humanity

"De La Tierra"

The group exhibition, curated by Michael Anthony García, refreshes the migrant Latino narrative
columns

Oops!

Luv Doc: - * - = +

When is it appropriate to punch the Dalai Lama in the face?

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Page Two: "I Wish That I Knew What I Know Now When I Was Younger"

Dancing and drinking in Jamaica Plain

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place: A New Outfit

Meet Rob Townsend ... Again

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips: Janis Joplin's Porsche in Port Arthur

Museum of Gulf Coast wants the Lord to buy them a Porsche

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

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