March 4, 2016

Volume 35, Number 27

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news

The Disruptors

SXSWedu 2016 preview

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Public Notice: Too Tired to Be Grumpy

It's time to enjoy yourself – spring break (and SXSW) are nearly here!

BY NICK BARBARO

Notes on Kamp: What Choice?

Abortion access is just one component of reproductive justice

BY AMY KAMP

Headlines

Civics 101

Quote of the Week

Election Night Returns: We've Only Just Begun

Now that the primaries are over, get ready for the run-offs!

BY AMY KAMP

Rosewood Courts Vote Gets Pushback

HACA opposes historic zoning for entire complex

BY MARY TUMA

Council Preview: Pilot Knob Returns

Debate over how to pay for affordable housing continues

BY AMY KAMP

Indefinite Suspension

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Amplify Austin Kicks Off March 8

Give more to your favorite local nonprofit during Amplify Austin

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Death Watch: Heat of the Moment

Coy Wesbrook's mental deficiencies make his pending execution a "travesty," claims his lawyer

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

HB 2 Oral Arguments

Justices press both sides of Texas abortion law

BY MARY TUMA

News Roundup: Campaigns, Courts, and Campus Carry

Democratic socialism comes to Austin

BY THE NEWS STAFF

Council: Rosewood Moves Forward

Nondiscrimination ordinance stalls

BY MARY TUMA

The Hightower Report

Texas workers discover a corporate giant's shriveled ethical heart
food

AC Food Fight: Chicken Sandwiches

All harm, all fowl

BY BRANDON WATSON

Tea and Sympathy

SquareRüt spreads the gospel of kava

BY ADRIENNE WHITEHORSE

Review: Visconti Ristorante

Inconsistent dining for the well heeled

BY MELODY FURY

The Take-Out

In defense of restaurant chains

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

Seven the Hard Way

Picks 2 Click: Local septet of acts braces for SXSW

Playback: The Mayor's Plan to Save Austin Music

Mayor Steve Adler addresses the elephant in the club, Susan Antone honored, and Henry Gonzalez goes to the head of the Austin poster artist altar

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

Remembering the Classics

Texas Film Hall of Famer Michael Barker reflects on Austin's film scene

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

I Like to Watch

Saying so long to Downton Abbey

BY JACOB CLIFTON

Film Reviews

Always Be My Maybe

Filipino romantic comedy.

The Boy and the Beast

Japanese anime film is a fully immersive experience

Eddie the Eagle

The inspirational story of Great Britain's Olympics underdog

Gods of Egypt

We already have a strong contender for the worst film of 2016

London Has Fallen

This jingoistic blow-’em-up takes no prisoners

A War

Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language film is a complex morality tale

Zootopia

These animated Disney critters are fun, topical, and inclusive
arts & culture

Writer Pat Littledog

The Austin-based author of Afoot in a Field of Men is afoot again

BY JOE O'CONNELL

Magdalena Jarkowiec's Us Kids Are Alone in the House

The Austin-based choreographer is home alone with her soft-sculpture mutants

BY JONELLE SEITZ

Arts Reviews

1,000 Forest Gorillas in Kansas

Heloise Gold and Natalie George's dance-theatre work posed the question: What if we took the time to count?

"Carlos Donjuan & Marilyn Jolly: Akin"

In this two-person exhibition at grayDUCK Gallery, some of these things are not like any others

Austin Shakespeare's Medea

This production of the Greek tragedy asks the audience to consider the whole story before passing judgment
columns

Oops

Page Two: "I Got Vision, and the Rest of the World Wears Bifocals"

A conversation with Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, and Louis Black: excerpts

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place

Buckle up pretty people cuz SXSW is rapidly descending

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Texas Musicians Museum, Irving

Depository of Texas pop-culture memorabilia remembers past and present musical icons

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Kid Crazy

Any man over the age of 50 who wants to have children isn't playing with a full deck

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

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

comics

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

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