Jan. 15, 2016

Volume 35, Number 20

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news

Women and Children First

Immigration raids targeting families strike fear in Austin's Latino community

BY AMY KAMP

Point Austin: In Defense of the Public Square

We need to keep rejecting publicly the preposterous notion that ubiquitous guns make us safer

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Tracking the Major Arcana

Planning Commission took votes related to Planned Unit Developments and Neighborhood Plan Contact Teams

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Holistic or Hiccup?

Council members ask for money for transit improvements for their districts

BY MICHAEL KING

Talk, For Sure. But Action?

CodeNEXT holds community meeting, announces delay in rewrite process

BY KATIE MATLACK

Gun Sense

Groups rally in the wake of open carry

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Homeless Count Scheduled for Jan. 23

Count will be used to help understand the nature and extent of homelessness

BY MAKEDA EASTER

Death Watch: Unhappy New Year

Masterson found guilty of capital murder of Shane Honeycutt, set to die Jan. 20

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

The Hightower Report

Why have major TV networks pulled the plug on Bernie?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Al Fico

Missed potential at Austin's latest Italian restaurant

BY BRANDON WATSON

Dear Glutton: Three's Company

Dear Glutton plans your post-threesome brunch

BY EMILY BEYDA

The Take-Out

The lack of fine dining in Austin isn't just about cost

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

Hideaway

A descendant of the father of our country in the Antone's House Band? For three decades now, believe it!

BY SARAH BROWN

Playback: Ringo Deathstarr Awakens the Force

Ringo Deathstarr achieves a Pure Mood, Lench anthem decries Eastside gentrification, and a Pink Floyd scion takes root in Austin

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

A Perilous Journey

Mediterranea puts a real face on a topical subject

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Telling Her Story

New web series explores trans identities

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Film Reviews

All You Need Is Pag-ibig

Filipino romantic comedy

Anomalisa

Charlie Kaufman goes inside the minds of puppets

Dictator

Telugu; no subtitles

Express Raja

Telugu romance

The Forest

Supernatural thriller is set in Japan's Aokigahara Forest

Moonwalkers

A stoner comedy frames this moon-landing conspiracy-theory romp

Mustang

Five Turkish sisters fight the patriarchy in this widely hailed drama

Nannaku Prematho

Telugu action film and family drama

Rajini Murugan

Tamil romantic comedy

Ride Along 2

Ice Cube and Kevin Hart partner again as mismatched cops

Soggade Chinni Nayana

Telugu fantasy film

Tharai Thappatai

Tamil musical drama

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Michael Bay lends his firepower to this war that's not really a war
arts & culture

PrintAustin: Inking Out Loud with Cathy Savage and Elvia Perrin

The third annual PrintAustin floods our artful river city with multiple originals

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Michelle Schumann and Graham Reynolds' Joyful Noise

For their new Austin Chamber Music Center collaboration, the pianist and composer crank up the reverb but good

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Austin Symphony Orchestra With Jennifer Frautschi, Violin

The ASO's latest musical tour of Russia took a literary turn

Charles Atlas / William Basinski

The artists' live layering of video and music immersed audiences in images of suffering and transformation
columns

Page Two: "Your Job Is to Get the Paper Out"

On the road from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, overwhelmed with wonder and the terrible history

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place: I'm Not Gonna Miss You

Gay Place bids you adieu

BY KATE X MESSER

Day Trips: Stiles, Texas

All that is left of West Texas ghost town is the stone ruins of the courthouse

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Road Trip!

Traveling is stressful – especially for people who like everything screwed down tight

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

Hornography: Seeing Sines

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

comics

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

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