Feb. 5, 2016

Volume 35, Number 23

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Allan Rising

The Allan Early Childhood Center is home to a flourishing collection of nonprofits

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Point Austin: Sign Right Here

TNC petition and Kitchen recall election recipes for pointless public expense, voter cynicism, and lousy government

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Common Ground?

It's always darkest before the dawn

BY NICK BARBARO

Notes on Kamp: Left Out

Austin's economic inequality is a crisis

BY AMY KAMP

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Council: Like a Room Without a Roof

Council takes on PUD rules and hear late-night STR testimony

BY MICHAEL KING

Council Brawls on PUDs: "Everything Is Now a Backroom Deal"

Code amendments get Council hot and bothered

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Meet the Candidate: Gina Hinojosa

Hinojosa stands as the most high-profile establishment candidate among the HD 49 contenders

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Texas Lawmakers Continue Anti-Refugee Fight

Ken Paxton and Greg Abbott do all they can to block families fleeing the Syrian Civil War

BY DINA SAMIR SHEHATA

Justice Down to the Pronoun

APD, media blunder in portrayal of transgender murder victim

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Lakeview Residents Contemplate Suit

Residents were forced to relocate after landlord announced plans to demolish

BY JOSEPH CATERINE

Money for (Almost) Nothing

Texans may not be getting their money's worth from economic incentive programs

BY AMY KAMP

The Hightower Report

Why has nefarious corporate behavior become so commonplace?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Finding Our Way

How foraging is changing the local food system

BY SEAN L. MALIN

Review: Emmer & Rye

Rainey newcomer gets everything down to the detail

BY BRANDON WATSON

AC Food Fight: Hot Toddies

Warm drinks get cold-blooded

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

Don't Call It Street Punk

A new breed of punk rules Red River

BY TIM STEGALL

Playback: White Denim Stiffens

White Denim v.2 bows a new debut, Magna Carda raps its full-length debut, and the Austin Music Census holds on to its virtue

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

SUNDANCE 2016 COVERAGE

Eyeing the Niche

Local filmmakers head to Sundance with "The Send-Off"

BY SEAN L. MALIN

Cowboys and Indies

Texas Sundance roundup

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

Manifest Destiny

Linklater doc premieres at Sundance

BY SEAN L. MALIN

I Like to Watch

Counter-programming for the Big Game

BY JACOB CLIFTON

Film Reviews

Hail, Caesar!

The Coen brothers celebrate and eviscerate old Hollywood

Jane Got a Gun

Natalie Portman stars in and produced this Western

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

The mash-up title just about says it all
arts & culture

The X Files' Mitch Pileggi at Zach Theatre

What conspiracy brought X-Files star Mitch Pileggi back to Austin, Zach, and Walter Skinner all at the same time?

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Shit-faced Shakespeare

Highbrow meets lowbrow for an irreverent happy hour take on A Midsummer Night's Dream

"Melissa Brown: Future Past" at Big Medium

Layered images and layered narrative add something extra to PrintAustin

Viceroys' Topdog / Underdog

This black-owned artist collective makes a passion-fueled, powerful debut with Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer-winning drama
columns

Page Two: Dream Is Destiny

Louis Black finds himself at Sundance – a Jersey kid from Texas, a writer slipped into filmmaker

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place

Being queer gets easier with time

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Marble Falls

Falls on the Colorado Museum hosts rare Chief Quanah Parker photographs

BY GERALD MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: She's a Hitter

Maybe you need to watch your goddamned sassy mouth

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: Stampede!

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

comics

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

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