April 1, 2016

Volume 35, Number 31

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news

Spring Cleaning

Recall fever sweeps Austin

BY AMY KAMP

Notes on Kamp: Culture Shift

Too many people are finding themselves caught up in the criminal justice system

BY AMY KAMP

Public Notice: Strange Bedfellows

Does ridesharing work for Austin?

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Resident Barack Obama?

BY AMY KAMP

Council: Labor Protections and Job Evaluations

Marc Ott's job performance goes up for debate this week

BY MARY TUMA

Call an UberCop©

BY NICK BARBARO

Austin Diocese Implicated in Child Abuse Suit

John Doe claims he was victim of sexual abuse in the Seventies

BY SARAH MARLOFF

The House on 45th Street

Neighborhood groups raise the alarm about the Grove at Shoal Creek

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Texas Jail Project tells the stories of people held in jail, pre-trial

BY AMY KAMP

Death Watch: Too Mentally Ill to Die?

Should the bar on executing mentally retarded offenders be extended to the mentally ill?

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Lee Elementary No Longer Lee Elementary

Renaming process has begun

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Hightower Report: Everyday Patriots

The populist spirit is alive and well

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

There and Back Again

NYC chef Tien Ho returns to Austin

BY MM PACK

First Look: Fleet Coffee

Eastside newcomer moves beyond caffeine

BY DAN GENTILE

The Take-Out

Life can be hard to digest

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

Out of the Gutter

Sober family men, the Bulemics?! Who ARE these punks?!

BY TIM STEGALL

Playback: Altered States

Three Austin artists that are changing their tune

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Phases & Stages

Kendrick Lamar

Untitled Unmastered

Explosions in the Sky

Live Shot: Paramount Theatre, March 25

Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements

Bob Mehr

Oranssi Pazuzu

Värähtelijä

White Denim

Stiff
screens

A Team Effort

How collaboration got Richard Linklater's baseball comedy Everybody Wants Some!! off the bench

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

I Like to Watch

"Disrupting" Ashton Kutcher's The Ranch

BY JACOB CLIFTON

Film Reviews

Embrace of the Serpent

Scientists and an Amazonian shaman interact in this unique film

Everybody Wants Some!!

Time moves on, but Richard Linklater's characters still walk and talk

God's Not Dead 2

A sequel? The deity doth protest too much, methinks.

I Saw the Light

The sad but mercurial life of Hank Williams is put to screen

Ki and Ka

Indian romantic comedy about a married couple flouting gender roles

Meet the Blacks

Spoof of the movie, The Purge – with no Marlon Wayans in sight

Oopiri

Telegu drama

17th Annual Animation Show of Shows

Don Hertzfeldt's “World of Tomorrow” caps this mostly nifty program
arts & culture

"Drawing Lines: Explorations of Place"

The final exhibit of this public art project shows how every district in Austin has had artists working for it

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

The Last Five Years at the Institution Theater

Sherrod Curry Productions' staging of the Jason Robert Brown musical is gracefully performed and wildly cathartic

"Elizabeth Chiles: Over Time"

The photographer focuses on the intersection of time and the environment, capturing the subtle changes in nature
columns

Page Two: Missing the Red Queen's Rational Rule

On this loser-takes-all election season; plus, changes in our masthead

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place

Today we celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Patsy Glenn Refuge, Wimberley

Bird sanctuary near the center of town brings out the wild at heart

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Joking Around

Your boyfriend might be the French word for "shower."

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

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

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