March 11, 2016

Volume 35, Number 28

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news

Learning From Our Mistakes

Free, but not exonerated, Fran and Dan Keller are the victims of a continuing injustice

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Bridges From the Past to the Future

Take a walk along the historic bridges of Shoal Creek

BY NICK BARBARO

Notes on Kamp: Unfinished Business

Departing D.A. should exonerate the Kellers

BY AMY KAMP

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

City Council: Spring Break Is Here

Council will return for a work session March 22

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Improving Fire Dept. Response Time

AFD hopes to get five new fire stations

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Disproportionate Force

Police Monitor releases 2014 review

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Pedestrian Bridge Planned for the Grove

Project will improve trail connectivity

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Getting to Know Robert Morrow

Newly elected GOP county chair causing a Republican revolt

BY MARY TUMA

Ann Kitchen Not Going Anywhere for Now

City Clerk invalidates petition to recall District 5 council member

BY MAC MCCANN

SXSWedu Recap

Education tech finds new ways to reach kids

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Hightower Report

What did we learn from Antonin Scalia's death?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The New Brunch Bunch

12 new reasons why everybody's working for the weekend

BY BRANDON WATSON

Review: Don Japanese Food Truck

A good value that's also just good

BY BRANDON WATSON

Review: NaiNai

Simple doesn't mean plain at Singaporean trailer

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

Lust for Life

The 2015/16 Austin Music Awards' bedrock mania

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

Playback: Chicken Shit Bingo Splits

Chicken Shit Bingo franchises, Obama music photo–ops, and Austin Music Industry Award winners, and RIP John Morthland

BY KEVIN CURTIN

SXSW MUSIC

Tuesday SXSW Interview

Argentine rockers Capsula cover Bowie's Ziggy Stardust to open SXSW Music 2016

BY ALEJANDRA RAMIREZ

Tuesday SXSW Showcases

First night hangs – showcases!

Tuesday SXSW Picks

First night picks

BY TIM STEGALL, ALEJANDRA RAMIREZ, MICHAEL TOLAND, GREG BEETS AND KAHRON SPEARMAN

screens

Richard Linklater Gets the Mondo Treatment

Local gallery pays tribute with a new poster exhibit

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

SXSW INTERACTIVE

No Badge Required

Your guide to free events at SXSW

BY TUCKER WHATLEY

The Bumpy Road to SXSW's Online Harassment Summit

Learning the hard way

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Tilling the Soil of Tomorrow

How one design firm is tackling technology gaps to build the farm of the future

BY NORA ANKRUM

Autonomous Cars Are Coming! Is the Public Ready to Relinquish Control?

Driving on autopilot

BY ASHLEY MORENO

Making VR Look Good

Local personalities show you how to rock those awkward headsets

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

Our Emoji Habits

The future of online pictorial language

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

Bodhi for the Bitcoin Set

SXSW Interactive keynote speaker Andy Puddicombe on finding happiness through mindfulness

BY DAN GENTILE

Is Satire Superior to Straight News?

Keli Dailey explores the power of satire

BY KATIE MATLACK

Sports' Body Politics

The ethics behind data mining athletes' emotions

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Scam Your Way to the Top

Land that angel investment using the art of the con

BY DAN GENTILE

Staying on Message With the San Antonio Spurs

Twitter branding with the NBA's most notoriously conservative squad

BY BEEJOLI SHAH

The Big Screen on a Small Phone

Making cinema social for smartphones

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

SXSW FILM

Everybody Has Some

In a round-robin interview, Richard Linklater, Ethan Hawke, and Louis Black open up about their new films

Paging Mr. Herman

Paul Reubens' hard work results in Pee-wee's Big Holiday

BY JOE O'CONNELL

"Yes, and ..."

Mike Birbiglia tackles improv group dynamics with Don't Think Twice

BY BEEJOLI SHAH

Kill the Trumpet Player

Don Cheadle does Miles Davis in freak-fusion biopic Miles Ahead

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

Acid-Laced Sun Kisses

Hippies, LSD, and the Brotherhood of Eternal Love in Orange Sunshine

BY MARC SAVLOV

An Unusual Pastime

Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America couldn't be more timely

BY NORA ANKRUM

The Art of the Steal

The Liberators uncovers how Nazi gold ended up in a small Texas town

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Demon Seed

Adam Wingard talks about translating Robert Kirkman's exorcism comic Outcast to TV

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

S.O.S.

Twentysomethings adrift in Search Party

BY JACOB CLIFTON

Gone to the Dogs

A Stray looks at Somali refugee life in the Midwest

BY ASHLEY MORENO

Mass Shootings and Musical History

Tower and A Song for You explore different sides of Austin

BY SEAN L. MALIN

Dance Hall Days

New doc celebrates Austin institution the Broken Spoke

BY DOUG FREEMAN

The Theft of the World Cup

Jules and Dolores shares the untold story of Brazil's lost trophy

BY DAN GENTILE

First-Person Mayhem

Insane POV film Hardcore Henry unleashes the ultraviolence

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Nicolas Cage Talks The Trust

The actor on working with Elijah Wood and Jerry Lewis, and "finding the jazz"

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Public Education Under Fire

New doc Starving the Beast uncovers ideological clash

BY NORA ANKRUM

Cycling With the Psycos

Counterculture feminism in East L.A.

BY ASHLEY MORENO

Forward Compatible

Silicon Cowboys details how Compaq took down IBM

BY NORA ANKRUM

Art Interrupted

Laura Dunn's The Seer is an anti-screens screen

BY JESSI CAPE

It's Hard to Compete With My Blind Brother

Sophie Goodhart on expanding her award-winning short into a feature

BY BEEJOLI SHAH

You Can't Go Home Again

Two old friends reunite in Donald Cried

BY MARC SAVLOV

Shipping & Handling

Coming-of-age comedy Slash peeks into the world of erotic fan fiction

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

What Is Loev?

Romance blooms in Mumbai

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Dead Man's Curse

Simon Rumley mines horror from a real-life death row case

BY MARC SAVLOV

Homaro Cantu's Moto-Vation

Documentary charts a dazzling chef's tragic end

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Shock and Awe

Midnight short "The Procedure" brings down the house

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Auteur Factory

Papagajka is the strange product of Béla Tarr's Sarajevo film school

BY DAN GENTILE

Film Reviews

The Club

Chile's Oscar nominee is a dark drama about pedophile priests

Creative Control

This whip-smart comedy received Special Jury Recognition at SXSW 2015

Kalyana Vaibhogame

Telugu romantic comedy

The Mermaid

Comic fantasy from Stephen Chow is China's biggest blockbuster ever

The Other Side of the Door

The portal between the living and dead is once again breached

The Perfect Match

A playboy finds the woman of his dreams but gets rebuffed

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Tina Fey becomes a war correspondent in her new comedy

The Young Messiah

Anne Rice's novel about the childhood of Jesus Christ is now a movie
arts & culture

SXSW COMEDY

Cameron Esposito

No joke, this queer comedian is at the forefront of the digital revolution

BY SEAN L. MALIN

Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s

Kier-La Janisse and Paul Corupe's superb history Satanic Panic revives the Eighties in all its fearful hysteria Kier-La Janisse and Paul Corupe's superb history revives the Eighties in all its fearful hysteria

BY MARC SAVLOV

Arts Reviews

Marie Antoinette

Capital T Theatre's production asks just how accountable the French queen was for all her actions

At the Statue of Venus/Three Decembers

The Butler Opera Center's pairing of these Jake Heggie chamber operas opened up small concerns to an enduring sense of love

"Jan Heaton: The Market"

The artist's visits to farmers' markets have yielded vivid watercolor images that capture the essence of plants
columns

Day Trips: Big State Fountain, Irving

Classic diner and soda fountain returns to Happy Days

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Page Two: Roger Ebert Added a Star to His The Whole Shootin' Match Rating

Last Night at the Alamo restoration revives Eagle Pennell's early promise for posterity

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place

Ain't no party like a SX party cuz this SX party don't stop.

BY SARAH MARLOFF

The Luv Doc: Too Many Exes

Not all exes are bunny boilers

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Hornography

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

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