Archives - Oct. 23, 2015 Issue - The Austin Chronicle

Oct. 23, 2015

Volume 35, Number 8

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Follow the Money

City attempts to keep up with growing need for services

BY AMY KAMP, KAHRON SPEARMAN AND MARY TUMA

Beside the Point: Abortion Debate Hits Home

The attacks against Planned Parenthood are not just political, they're about class and privilege

BY MARY TUMA

Public Notice: And on the Seventh Day ...

City planning never stops

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Courthouse Opponents: Kill the Bond ... and Wait

CM Zimmerman says need for new courthouse not urgent

BY MICHAEL KING

Pushing for Expansion

Casar, Houston not warming up to expansion proposal

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Beer, Cigarettes, and ... Vegetables?

City program attempts to bring fresh produce to convenience stores

BY MAKEDA EASTER

No Birth Certificates, for Now

An injunction would have helped immigrant parents use their preferred forms of photo identification

BY TONY CANTÚ

Let the Sun Shine In!

Council buys solar, supports Planned Parenthood, fingerprints TNCs

BY MICHAEL KING

State Cuts Medicaid for Planned Parenthood

State claims "misconduct" in undercover, dubious sting videos

BY MARY TUMA

The Hightower Report

Who will oversee Volkswagen's overseers?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Game Changer

A new football culture for Austin bars

BY LEE NICHOLS

The Shopping List

Three ways to keep it local

BY BRANDON WATSON

The Take-Out

What the cat brought in

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

Turnt Up

The Weird City Hip-Hop Festival returns as a single-day rap off

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Playback: John Wesley Coleman's Greatest Hits

A Golden Boy gathers his Greatest Hits, there's hope for Hole in the Wall, and F1 Fan Fest contracts, yet expands locally.

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Grupo Fantasma

Problemas

Patty Griffin

Servant of Love

Mother Falcon

Good Luck Have Fun

Bird Peterson

Plume

Wild Child

Fools

Brent Best, Will Johnson

Your Dog, Champ, Swan City Vampires

The Kitchen Cinq

When the Rainbow Disappears: An Anthology 1965-68
screens

Labors of Love (and Money)

Film production services melting pot Arts+Labor eyes a commercial expansion

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

The Past Casts a Long Shadow

History is now at this year's Austin Polish Film Festival

BY ANNE S. LEWIS

Dust and Bones

Cannibal Western Bone Tomahawk finds true gristle

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Bone Tomahawk

Hybrid Western/horror film starring Kurt Russell is a brutal delight

Goosebumps

The ever-popular YA novels spring to life with Jack Black

Kanche

Telugu war drama

Labyrinth of Lies

German postwar drama looks at national psyche scarred by the Nazi era

The Last Witch Hunter

The Last Witch Hunter? Promises, promises.

Must Date the Playboy

Filipino romantic comedy

Naanum Rowdydhaan

Tamil action comedy

Rock the Kasbah

Bill Murray is a music promoter who finds his next client in Afghanistan

Shaandaar

Bollywood romantic comedy

10 Endrathukulla

Tamil action film
arts & culture

Five Faces of Frankenstein

This Halloween, Austin serves up five freaky takes on Mary Shelley's mad doctor and his monster

BY ROBERT FAIRES

C. Denby Swanson's The Norwegians

The Austin playwright's comedy about polite Minnesota hit men finally opens at home after hit runs in NYC and Ohio

BY ROSALIND FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Zach Theatre's Evita

Zach Theatre's polished revival offers food for thought in this season of campaigns and debates

University of Texas University Orchestra's Fall 2015 Concert

The audience-friendly first concert of the school year offered earfuls of drama from Bizet, Beethoven, and more
columns

Page Two: The Undoing of Due Process

Why Republicans, Constitutionalists, Libertarians, and committed pro-lifers should oppose Gov. Abbott's attack on Planned Parenthood

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place: Back in Black

Gays, guerrillas lead the way to Halloween

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips: Rockport Adventures, Fulton Harbor

Local outfitter takes coastal visitors on cruises to see the wildlife

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Luv Doc: Worried Sick

Sometimes you have to risk your friendship for the sake of your friend

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Formula One

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

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