Oct. 7, 2016

Volume 36, Number 6

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Issue Supplement

ACL 2016 Preview - Week Two

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news

Did Failures at APD’s Crime Lab Lead to Sexual Assaults in Houston?

Rape case goes unprosecuted due to contaminated DNA evidence

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Future Perfect

SXSW Eco panelists on designing a better tomorrow

Point Austin: All Grove All the Time

In Austin's housing toolbox, all we've got are hammers

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Past Imperfect, Future Tense

Rag reunion, SH 45: Activists' work is never done

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Council: Coyotes, Garages, and Manure

Old zoning cases never die; they just reincarnate as amendments

BY MICHAEL KING

The Wrath of Don

Zimmerman's constituents accuse him of online, in-person abuse

BY MARY TUMA

Election Notes

Mobility Bond woes, Margaret Moore hires staff, and other stories from the campaign trail

BY MICHAEL KING, CHASE HOFFBERGER AND RICHARD WHITTAKER

Angela Davis Closes Out UT's Inaugural Black Matters Conference

Educator and former political prisoner captivates with keynote address

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Cab Co-op Starts Its Engines

Union-backed franchise launches with 30 drivers

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Still No Charges for Dawnna Dukes

Retiring legislator reportedly in talks with Travis County D.A.

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Permanent Drug Take-Back Kiosk Open to Public

A safe, local way to dispose of unused or expired meds

BY ANNAMARYA SCACCIA

The Hightower Report: Why Can't Our Economy Promote Equality and Shared Prosperity?

A grassroots coalition is taking on the corporate elites

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

ACL FEST 2016

Where to Eat Near ACL Fest

Foraging around Zilker

The ABCs of ACL Eats

Snacking at the fest is elementary

BY BRANDON WATSON

Giving Hoppy Beers a Second Chance

While IPAs remain craft beer’s most popular style, it is also its most polarizing

BY ERIC PUGA

Review: Kyōten Sushiko

Exceptional nigiri is served with few frills

BY MELODY FURY

Food Events

music

ACL FEST 2016

Weekend Two Friday ACL Fest Picks

Where to be, by the hour

Weekend Two Friday ACL Fest Interview: Strumbellas

Toronto bluegrass stompers stream 100 million

BY JIM CALIGIURI

Weekend Two Friday ACL Fest Record Reviews

Weekend Two-only discs to spin

ACL Review: Bombino

Desert rocker goes to town

BY MICHAEL TOLAND

ACL Review: Tory Lanez

Canadian MC isn’t Drake just yet

BY ALEJANDRA RAMIREZ

ACL Review: Die Antwoord

Nightmarish, hilarious, absurdly filthy – what did you expect?

BY DOUG FREEMAN

ACL Review: Flying Lotus

Dense tapestries of experimental jazz and down-tempo hip-hop

BY THOMAS FAWCETT

ACL Review: Radiohead

Über headliners prove unrivaled still

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Weekend Two Saturday ACL Fest Picks

Day 2 to-do list

Weekend Two Saturday ACL Fest Interview: Margaret Glaspy

Cali songsmith possesses a stilling voice

BY LIBBY WEBSTER

ACL Review: Luísa Maita

Brazilian electro delicacy and skronk

BY MICHAEL TOLAND

ACL Review: Andra Day

R&B queen plies some San Diego goddam

BY ALEJANDRA RAMIREZ

ACL Review: LL Cool J

Ladies by the thousands still love Cool James

BY THOMAS FAWCETT

ACL Review: Kendrick Lamar

Superstar MC grapples with superstardom in real time

BY BRYAN ROLLI

Weekend Two Sunday ACL Fest Picks

ACL sendoffs

Weekend Two Sunday ACL Fest Interview: Amanda Shires

Americana songstress doesn't need hubby Jason Isbell to constitute one-half of a power couple

BY DOUG FREEMAN

ACL Review: Margo Price

Nashville’s proper inheritor to Loretta Lynn

BY DOUG FREEMAN

ACL Review: Local Natives

Third time proves yet another charm for L.A. pop savants

BY ALEJANDRA RAMIREZ

ACL Review: Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats/St. Paul & the Broken Bones

Battle of the blue-eyed soul titans

BY LIBBY WEBSTER

ACL Review: Gregory Porter

Harlem’s new Nat King Cole puts on a one-man jazz fest

BY THOMAS FAWCETT

ACL Review: Miike Snow

Hurricane pop trio proves anything but studio-bound

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

ACL Review: LCD Soundsystem

All my friends dance thmselvs clean

BY ABBY JOHNSTON

Homegrown

Austin acts at ACL Fest Weekend Two

BY KEVIN CURTIN

ACL Fest Late-Night

Weekend Two aftershows

BY BRYAN ROLLI

ACL Fest Transportation Guide

Minimize the hassle of getting to and from the fest

BY JAMES RENOVITCH AND TUCKER WHATLEY

Country Sensation Margo Price Gets Real

Nashville queen reigns over ACL's second weekend

BY TIM STEGALL

Playback – ACL Fest: Dad Rock Is Dead

Wrapping weekend one of ACL Fest on the eve of the second iteration

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

Do Not Resist Charts the Rise of the Militarization of Law Enforcement

Documentary offers a critical look at evolving present-day policing efforts

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Terrence Malick Tackles the Universe in His Latest Film

Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience investigates the mystery of the cosmos

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Film Reviews

American Honey

Youths hit the road in this rambling epic

Beauty and the Beast

Yet another take on the classic fairy tale

The Birth of a Nation

Controversial slave uprising epic finally hits theatres

Devi(L)

The Girl on the Train

Another girl gone in this tedious adaptation

The Greasy Strangler

It's lewd, crude, and full of grease

Masterminds

Heist comedy stars Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, and Kristin Wiig

Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life

Animation and reality collide in this paean to pubescence

Under the Shadow

A mother and her son are stuck in a war zone in this Iranian horror film
arts & culture

The Wordy Wranglers of Typewriter Rodeo

The whole country's saddling up with Austin's vaqueros of verse

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Arts Reviews

Hyde Park Theatre's Lungs

The company has gathered all the right people for this beautiful, painful, timely tale of a man and a woman in a dying world

Mary Moody Northen Theatre's The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

This gangster spectacle based on Hitler's rise feels more than timely in the current election year

"Richard Forster: Levittown" at Lora Reynolds Gallery

The artist's reconsideration of his suburban hometown hinges on the conflict between the mass-produced and the personal
columns

Oops

Page Two: Pay-to-Play City Politics

When it comes to Austin's independent businesses, the City too often is part of the problem

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place

Brand New Key celebrate the release of their first full-length

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Southern Flyer Diner, Brenham

Retro diner serves up a hot plate of nostalgia for fliers and drivers

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Gone Soft

Has the Luv Doc gone soft?

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Common Law

Eminent domain and condemnation – frequently asked questions

BY LUKE ELLIS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

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