April 8, 2016

Volume 35, Number 32

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news

AISD Explores Its Options

AISD has at least 10 properties it could be making better use of

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Building a Path to Literacy

Educators and nonprofits work to close the achievement gap in Dove Springs

BY SAM ANDERSON-RAMOS

Notes on Kamp: Everybody Loses

Council considers bad, outdated regs for Uber and Lyft

BY AMY KAMP

Public Notice: Mobility and Affordability

Mayor Adler chases transportation dollars

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Prop. 1 Campaign Switches Into High Gear

As more take sides on the Uber / Lyft debate, allegations of being bought out are traded

BY MAC MCCANN

Council Preview: Water, TNCs, and Housing

Council wades back into taxi / TNC debate

BY MARY TUMA

APD to Collect More Data

APD will change policy to require numbers for all stop-and-searches

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Free Tax Prep Help

Here's how to get help in advance of Tax Day

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Community First! Unveils Microhomes for the Chronically Homeless

Village is designed to be a community of 250 homes

BY MAKEDA EASTER

Friends of Fran and Dan Keller Establish Donation Fund

The Hightower Report

Corporate bamboozlers intend to widen inequality in America

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

AC Food Fight: Caesar Salads

Lettuce get ready to rumble

BY BRANDON WATSON

Review: Small Victory

The next generation in Austin speakeasies

BY BRANDON WATSON

Review: Paperboy

Eastside trailer wakes up breakfast

BY BRANDON WATSON

The Take-Out

Refinding the spark in Austin food

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

The Magic Kid

Hayes Carll trades in his drunken poet's dream

BY DOUG FREEMAN

Playback: Welcome to Terrordome: Sixth Street During SXSW

Appraising APD's solution to Sixth Street during SXSW

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Explosions in the Sky

The Wilderness

Dana Falconberry

From the Forest Came the Fire

Cherubs

Fist in the Air

Glenn Rexach

PanaRican

Casual Strangers

Pink Panther

Lukas Nelson, Willie Nelson

Something Real, Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin
screens

Tales of Ordinary Madness

AFS screens acclaimed Arabian Nights trilogy

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

The Sound of Silence

Home invasion thriller Hush hits Netflix

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

April and the Extraordinary World

Animated French steampunk fantasy is delightfully imaginative

The Boss

This Melissa McCarthy comedy is funny, but should be even funnier

Demolition

Jake Gyllenhaal stars in dramedy as a man rebuilding his life

Hardcore Henry

Inventive spectacle and pop-culture tease finally arrives onscreen

The Invitation

Girlfight director Karyn Kusama helms dinner-party thriller

My Golden Days

Teenage first love – as only the French can depict it

Sardaar Gabbar Singh

Telugu action film
arts & culture

Steve Parker's Song for Bat / Man

For this year's Fusebox, composer Steve Parker flies a batty Austin concert with live echolocation

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Arts Reviews

Theatre en Bloc's Bright Half Life

For Tanya Barfield's two-character drama, Theatre en Bloc couples an intimate story with a relentlessly personal performance space

Underbelly's Alice in Wonderland

This new adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic sends its audience down the rabbit hole – and all over the Zach Theatre campus

"Frank Selby: High Writer" at Lora Reynolds Gallery

This show's eight works offer a rewarding investigation into the relationship between objects and images of them
columns

Page Two: Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory

The path to a Republican presidency

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place

Sundays are the new Saturdays

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Art Car Parade, Houston

Craziest parade in the world will take you on a joyride

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Relationship Status

In your FACEbook

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

Austin Sol Makes Its Home Debut in the American Ultimate Disc League

BY MARK FAGAN

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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