July 15, 2016

Volume 35, Number 46

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GUN VIOLENCE IN AMERICA

No Justice. No Peace.

Picking up the pieces after a week of terror

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

What to Make of It

Local activists seek justice for black lives

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

GOP Leadership at Odds Over Response to Tragedy

Confusion, conflicting reports from Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick in wake of Dallas shooting

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

APD Begins Mandatory Overtime

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

PHOTOS: Justice for Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

PHOTOS: Dallas Police Shooting Memorial

Point Austin: Hearts of Stone

There is little reason to expect the latest shootings will bring an end to gun violence

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: "We Are Orlando"

And Baton Rouge, and St. Paul, and Dallas ...

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Getting to Yes

The Travis Central Appraisal District and the Mueller Foundation settle tax appraisal dispute

BY MICHAEL KING

10 Years Later, Family and APD Are Still Searching for Roxanne Paltauf

No arrests have been made in missing persons case

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

REV UP the Vote

A local campaign aims to boost the disability vote

BY ANNAMARYA SCACCIA

Paxton Amps Up Anti-LGBT Legal Fight

Texas AG leads 13-state coalition to block the Obama administration's transgender-inclusive directive to schools

BY MARY TUMA

Death Watch: A First Time for Everything

Execution date withdrawn for Perry Williams after state fails to retest lethal drugs

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Health Department Wants Fetal Remains Buried, Cremated

State officials waste no time in proposing new abortion restrictions

BY MARY TUMA

Wendy Davis Pumps Up Alternative Media

Former state senator and 2014 gubernatorial candidate delivers welcome keynote at the Association of Alternative Newsmedia Conference in Austin

BY MARY TUMA

The Hightower Report

Why was the Brexit vote so shocking to global elites?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Review: Yard Bar

Every dog has its day at North Austin hot spot

BY BRANDON WATSON

What the Hell Is Mighty Swell?

Introducing the post-millennial wine cooler

BY MELANIE HAUPT

Dear Glutton

A salad short of a picnic

BY EMILY BEYDA

Food Events

music

Get Out of the City

Aaron Sinclair's band makeover into A. Sinclair rises to the occasion on Get Out of the City

BY LIBBY WEBSTER

Playback – AAN Convention: Worth the Ink?

Checking the pulse of print media and music journalism

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Jack Ingram

Midnight Motel

Jeremy O'Bannon

Letter Home

Justin Stewart

City Fox

Magna Carda

Cirqlation

My Jerusalem

A Little Death

Honky

Corduroy

Hard Proof

Public Hi-Fi Sessions 03
screens

Back From the Dead

Stephen Romano cheats the grim reaper to launch Eibon Press

BY MARC SAVLOV

Film Reviews

Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words

Doc doesn't quite capture the spirit of the brilliant iconoclast

Ghostbusters

Controversy aside, this reboot fails to hit the mark

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Kiwi comedy offers a wealth of belly laughs

The Infiltrator

Bryan Cranston takes on a drug cartel in this ho-hum thriller
arts & culture

Brutality Television

Why you won't be seeing Austin emo puppet band Fragile Rock on America's Got Talent

BY BRENTLY HEILBRON

Arts Reviews

Austin Chamber Music Festival: Marian Anderson String Quartet

At the end of a tragic week, the Marian Anderson String Quartet reached for grace and tendered it to us

"Misha Penton: Transparent Vulnerability"

This solo show's elegant, enigmatic watercolors evoke life across the universe from salt crystals to algae to galaxies

"Young Latino Artists 21: Amexican@"

This exhibit is about being Mexican-American, but it will make things happen for you whatever your ethnicity
columns

Gay Place

DJ GirlFriend continues to make space for queers and also raise funds for some hard-workin' orgs

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Llano River Slab, Kingsland

Dip into this not-so-secret swimming hole, but save the cooking for the professionals

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Slobs!

Nobody wants a fiery taint on their first date

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

comics

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

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