Oct. 30, 2015

Volume 35, Number 9

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news

Chronicle Endorsements

How To Assemble Your 50-Foot Uterus Mask

BY AMY KAMP AND MARY TUMA

The Once and Future Library

New library committed to creating community gathering space

BY MICHAEL KING

Point Austin: A Community Obligation

A vote for the county courthouse is a vote for justice

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Gone Fishing

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Council: Taking It to Committee

Council members talk STR and TNC regulation

BY MICHAEL KING

Death Watch: Neville the Dog

Neville the dog's euthanization order appealed

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Anti-Muslim Sentiment Alive and Well in Texas

Unlike Ahmed Mohamed, many members of the Muslim community in Texas experience hatred yet receive no support; their stories go unpublished.

BY DINA SAMIR SHEHATA

Campus Carry Pushback Heats Up

Citing safety, economics professor leaves UT

BY MAC MCCANN

FCC Lowers Cost of Inmate Calls

Video-conferencing company Securus Technologies opposes FCC fee change

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

ICE Still in Austin

Travis County Commissioners Court asks sheriff to stop honoring ICE detainer requests

BY TONY CANTÚ

The Hightower Report

Ryan bitten on the butt by his own mad dogs

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Saffron

Saffron brings Nepalese food to Austin

BY RACHEL FEIT

Craft Work

The Roosevelt Room primes West Fifth revival

BY ADRIENNE WHITEHORSE

The Take-Out

The meat of the matter

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

Take Me to a Party

Sweet Spirit pops big

BY TIM STEGALL

Playback: Hip-Hop at Home With the Armadillo

Weird City Hip-Hop takes another strike, but Austin City Limits hits a home run in landing Kendrick Lamar taping

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Israel Nash

Silver Season

Shawn Colvin

Uncovered

I Am the Albatross

Lonesome Son

Opposite Day

Space Taste Race Part 2

Sweat Lodge

Talismana

William Harries Graham

Foreign Fields

Mike & the Moonpies

Mockingbird

Jason Boland

Squelch
screens

The 22nd Annual Austin Film Festival

Oct. 28-Nov. 5

UT's Radio-TV-Film Program Hits the Half-Century Mark

Department celebrates with student showcase screening

BY CAITLIN MOORE

Film Reviews

Burnt

Bradley Cooper is a "bad boy" chef; Sienna Miller and others are garnish

Felix Manalo

Filipino film about the Church of Christ's Felix Ysagun Manalo

Freaks of Nature

Humans, vampires and zombies live in peace until an alien invasion

Jem and the Holograms

The Eighties animated series is resurrected as live action

Once I Was a Beehive

Pleasant summer-camp film checks its religious ideology at the tent

Our Brand Is Crisis

Sandra Bullock shines in David Gordon Green's political comedy

Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

In this final film in the series, found footage causes more trouble

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

Boys Scouts save town from zombies

Sher

Telugu film

Truth

Drama about how Dan Rather and his producer Mary Mapes got fired from CBS

Victoria

All-in-one-shot Victoria is a real marvel
arts & culture

Art or Parenting?

Four professional artists discuss how having kids has affected their careers and ways of working

BY ELIZABETH COBBE

Sarah Vowell's Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

Everyone give it up for America's favorite fighting Frenchman

BY ROSALIND FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Austin Playhouse's The Norwegians

C. Denby Swanson's comedy with nice hit men is a blast of cool fun, with a hint of danger just below the ice

Mexic-Arte Museum's "Community Altars"

Mexic-Arte shows the variety in celebrations of Día de los Muertos across Mexico's different regions
columns

Page Two: We're All Monsters Here

On the subject of this year's Halloween cover

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place: HalloQueen

Halloween y Día de los Muertos, queered

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips: The Face, Galveston

Spooky image on UTMB wall gazes over the Galveston waterfront

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc

Great memories are meant to be treasured

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

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