Dec. 4, 2015

Volume 35, Number 14

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news

Time for a Change

A look back at Cristina Tzintzún's time fighting for immigrant rights

BY AMY KAMP

Point Austin: Climate Control

Will corporate interests finally see the light on climate change?

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: 'Tis the Season

Parties nightly, and events in pairs

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Citizens Voice Concern Over Body-Cam Accountability

Community forum highlights lingering questions about APD body-cam transparency

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Neville the Dog Finds a Home

Shelter dog gets second chance

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Anti-Latino Prejudice in Austin

Despite having a large immigrant population, city isn't always so welcoming

BY TONY CANTÚ

Presidential Candidates File in Texas

Clinton and Judd only Dems to file for president in Texas so far

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Political Collateral From Colorado Springs

Trump, Cruz, and Huckabee seek to distance shooter's motivations from discredited video

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Hightower Report: Obama Says "We're Writing the Rules." Who's "We"?

Obama resorts to a tacky bit of China-bashing

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The Thrilla in the Tortilla

16 breakfast tacos enter, one breakfast taco leaves

BY BRANDON WATSON

Grape Expectations

Infinite Monkey Theorem brings wine to the city

BY MELODY FURY

Unit-D Pizzeria

Simple, almost sublime, pizza

BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

The Take-Out

Why is it so hard to take a pretty picture?

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

After the Flood

Israel Nash emerges from the Hill Country like a train coming through town

BY JIM CALIGIURI

Playback: Re-HAAMing

HAAM needs you to re-up, Ian McLagan's been gone a year, and Hotel Van Zandt playroom Geraldine's restores our faith in hotels co-existing with live local music

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 23

KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 23

Eve Monsees

You Know She Did

Knest

Honorary Bachelors of Arts

Benko

The Civil Service

Big Cat

Big Cat

Malik

The Principium

Kathy & the Kilowatts

Groovin' With Big D

Leeann Atherton

Barefoot Fields

Sarah Pierce

Barbed Wire
screens

The Desegregation of Austin's Movie Theatres

A history of the stand-in movement

BY JORDAN BUCKLEY

OTHER WORLDS AUSTIN PREVIEW

Hitting the Reset Button

Running off the grid with Jackrabbit

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Steampunk Doc Explores Vintage Tomorrows

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Mary Shelley Award

Other Worlds Austin celebrates women in sci-fi

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Care of Footpath 2

Indian drama

Chi-Raq

Spike Lee has his finger on our gun-crazy moment in history

The Letters

Mother Teresa biopic delivers no miracles

Partu

Indian drama about a young man seeking his biological parents

Sankarabharanam

Telugu comedy

A Second Chance

A cop steals a junkie couple's endangered baby for his grieving wife

Theeb

A young Bedouin boy in 1916 has an adventure in the war-torn desert

The World of Kanako

In this bloody Japanese thriller, a father searches for his daughter
arts & culture

Movers & Shakers

A guide to Austin dance

BY JONELLE SEITZ AND ROBERT FAIRES

Saying "Yes" and "No" with DanceAbility

Body Shift brings Alito Alessi's mixed-ability movement workshops to Austin

BY JONELLE SEITZ

Arts Reviews

UT Theatre & Dance's The Wild Party

In this Michael John LaChiusa & George C. Wolfe musical, gin, sin, and skin collide in a debaucherous 1920s requiem to the ego

Different Stages' Dracula

Despite atmospheric design work and some strong acting, the production never quite realizes the sensuality and lyrical ferocity in Steven Dietz's script
columns

Oops!

Page Two: The Road Goes on Forever

Moving forward, or stuck in the mud

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place: Grandma's Revenge

Rudolph was framed!

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips: Sierra Madera Astrobleme

Meteor crater south of Fort Stockton creates a blemish on the desert floor

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Luv Doc: Jokesters!

In which the Luv Doc reveals an unshakable truth, a pipeline to the Godhead

BY THE LUV DOC

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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