May 13, 2016

Volume 35, Number 37

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Chronicle Endorsements

The Chronicle’s endorsements for the May 24 run-offs

Our City, Our Headache

Uber and Lyft's temper tantrum leaves Austin to clean up the mess

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER, AMY KAMP, MICHAEL KING, MAC MCCANN AND RICHARD WHITTAKER

Point Austin: Victory Lap

Voters respond to corporate bullying

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Mobility and the Devil

Only Uber and Lyft can bring back Uber and Lyft

BY NICK BARBARO

Civics 101

Notes on Kamp: Justice for Pedestrians

Adrienne White has a personal stake in reducing traffic deaths

BY AMY KAMP

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Council: Meet Your Waterloo

BY MICHAEL KING

City to Examine APD's Transgender ID Policy

Department admits there's room to improve on how it identifies trans people

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Memories in Memo-Land

Tracking back on Marc Ott's previous disciplinary memo to Acevedo

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Slinging Mud: Sampson vs. Travillion

In response to challenger Arthur Sampson's attacks, Travis County Commissioner front-runner Jeff Travillion joked, "I'm surprised to learn what a bad person I am."

BY MICHAEL KING

AISD Expands Pre-K

Program will prep 3-year-olds for kindergarten

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Asking About APD

Department seeks feedback on its approach to community policing

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

The Hightower Report: Who Says Crime Doesn't Pay?

For big banks, maybe crime does pay

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Cold Front

Are Austin's two new chain breweries a threat to local craft beer?

BY ERIC PUGA

Review: Nightcap

Clarksville gets its (not) just desserts

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

Children of Reverberation

Are Levitation vets Holy Wave Austin's next Black Angels?

BY LIBBY WEBSTER

Playback: Austin Cinema Limits

ACL doc fundraises, UT inherits Ian McLagan's personal collection, and ScoreMore for the kids

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Beyoncé

Lemonade

Kent Finlay

Dreamer: A Tribute to Kent Finlay

Relatives

Goodbye World

Altamesa

The Long Ride Home

Blind Pets

Sharon Is Karen

Jared Leibowich

Welcome Late Bloomers

Empty Markets

Stainless Steel

Nameless Frames

Nameless Frames
screens

God and Comedy

Screenwriter Michael Zagst chooses laughter with Divine Access

BY JOE O'CONNELL

I Like to Watch

On families and finales

BY JACOB CLIFTON

Film Reviews

AmeriGeddon

A call to action for the black-helicopter crowd

Being Charlie

Rob Reiner directs this addiction drama written by his son Nick

Belladonna of Sadness

This transgressive animated film from 1973 Japan has been recently restored. Blending gorgeous, watercolor-infused Japanese landscapes with Western influences like Art Nouveau and Expressionism, the film tells the sexually outré and hallucinogenic story of two lovers in a feudal village.

The Meddler

A terrific vehicle for Susan Sarandon as a meddlesome mom

24 (Tamil)

Tamil science fiction actioner

24 (Telugu)

Telegu science fiction actioner
arts & culture

Jennifer Chenoweth's XYZ Atlas

For years, the artist has been mapping locals' emotional experiences of the city and making them into art

BY SAM ANDERSON-RAMOS

Arts Reviews

Austin Shakespeare's Macbeth

This military-themed staging of the tragedy gets lost in a haze of design and technical issues

"Labyrinth" at Not Gallery

Ryan Thayer Davis' large and highly saturated abstract fields of color are warm, alive, active, and pleasing to be among
columns

Page Two: Vote No on Prop 1

You mean the election already happened?

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place

Space on TV solely for LGBTQIA ladies has been scant since that mediocre Showtime series

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: SPI Nature Center

South Padre Island Birding & Nature Center gives a rare look at coastal wetlands

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: PDA

Baby Goose and Riri not included

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

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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