Oct. 9, 2015

Volume 35, Number 6

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ACL Fest 2015

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news

Getting Outside the Box

Will City Council decide to give job applicants with criminal records a "fair chance"?

BY AMY KAMP

Point Austin: The Gun Cult ... Again

People keep dying; we keep doing nothing to prevent it

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Ask a Silly Question

The faux democracy of online push-polling

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Council: Welcome to Solar City

Council buys megawatts, ponders PUDs, and contacts neighbors

BY MICHAEL KING

Game of Zones

Tweak in PUD rules preempts the Grove at Shoal Creek

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

A Lesson in Bilingual Education

Middle East biliginual education group breaks new ground

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

De Novo Comes to Texas

Jeffrey Solomon's play brings the violence of Central America to life

BY DINA SAMIR SHEHATA

Michael Arena: Previous Coverage

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Falsely accused of sexual assault as a teen, Michael Arena is free but not exonerated

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Death Watch: Relief Denied, Inmate to Be Executed

Escamilla to be 12th Texan executed this year

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

The Hightower Report

A flagrant liar for president?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The Restaurants of the JW Marriott

Mixed offerings at Burger Bar, Corner, and Osteria Pronto

Pride and Joy

Moojo's artisan ice cream sandwiches

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

The Take-Out

Eaten alive

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

ACL Fest 2015

ACL Fest 2015 Friday Listings – Second Weekend

Blurbing the second Friday of ACL 2015

ACL Music Fest 2015 Friday Interviews – Second Weekend

Same headliners, new interviews

ACL Music Fest 2015 Friday Record Reviews – Second Weekend

A last platter for ACL Friday

ACL Fest 2015 Saturday Listings – Second Weekend

Blurbing the second Saturday of ACL 2015

ACL Fest 2015 Saturday Record Reviews – Second Weekend

Weekend two only discs

ACL Fest 2015 Sunday Listings – Second Weekend

ACL Fest 2015 Sunday Interview: Jidenna

2015 Jidenna meets 1973 Fela Kuti

BY THOMAS FAWCETT

ACL Fest 2015 Sunday Record Reviews – Second Weekend

Two last platters for ACL Fest 2015

ACL Fest 2015 Local List – Second Weekend

Hometown favorites gracing ACL stages

BY KEVIN CURTIN

ACL Fest 2015 Late-Night – Second Weekend

ACL Fest 2015 Weekend Two Only

BY MICHAEL TOLAND

If I Could Only Fly

Covers stylist Tameca Jones steps out into all-originals territory with a huge voice.

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Playback: ACL Fest's First Weeknd Moves Mountains

ACL Fest 2015 weekend one wrap

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

Excessive Force

Peace Officer explores the rise of police militarization

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Suzuki Method

AFS retrospective revisits a maverick of Japanese cinema

BY JOSH KUPECKI

The Kaleidoscope VR Film Festival

BY CAITLIN MOORE

Screen Shots

A miscellany of film news and events

BY JOSH KUPECKI

Film Reviews

Deathgasm

Crazed Kiwi film leaves you laughing, gagging, and head-banging

The Final Girls

Smart homage to the cheesy campsite horror films of the Eighties

He Named Me Malala

Doc about the famous champion of girls' eduction, Malala Yousafzai

Jazbaa

Bollywood's top stars tussle in this dramatic thriller

Knock Knock

Keanu Reeves stars in Eli Roth's latest horror film

Ladrones

Comic Mexican caper draws weight from its historical slant

99 Homes

Orlando real-estate drama is a microcosm of the U.S. financial crisis

Pan

Peter Pan origin story goes off the plank

Peace Officer

Award-winning doc about police tactics could not be more timely

Rosenwald

Chicago-based, Jewish philanthropist Julius Rosenwald is profiled

Rudrama Devi

Telugu historical film.

Yakuza Apocalypse

Japan’s nuttiest filmmaker Takashi Miike strikes again
arts & culture

Austin's Paramount Theatre Turns 100

As the grande dame of Austin theatres turns 100, it matters more than ever

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Landmarks Debuts Michael Ray Charles Sculpture at UT

For his Landmarks art commission, Michael Ray Charles transforms crutches into stars

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Hyde Park Theatre's The Quarry

Greg Pierce's play is rough and has sharp edges, but in the end there is heart that is worth discovering

Tapestry Dance Company's In Your Shoes

The rhythm tap troupe explores homelessness with a common sense of the form's capacity for complexity, subtlety, and risk
columns

Oops!

Page Two: The Past Is a Foreign Country

The Chronicle's first office was above Half Price Books and a Jack Brown Cleaners on 16th and Lavaca ...

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place: Diva Dish

Just another "average" week in sparkly, spangly Gay Town in the A-town.

Day Trips: Athens Scuba Park

Underwater obstacles make spring-fed lake a diver's paradise

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Gold Digger

It's really hard to convince someone they shouldn't be happy when they already are

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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