Oct. 21, 2016

Volume 36, Number 8

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news

Chronicle Endorsements

From local elections to the dreaded presidential race, here's who we recommend

BY THE CHRONICLE EDITORIAL BOARD

Point Austin: Your Vote Is Your Voice

Austin prides itself on civic engagement: It's time to prove it

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: October Surprise?

Developers threaten to take their PUDkin and go home

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Council: Feelin’ Grove-y

All PUDs all the time at City Hall

BY MICHAEL KING

Groveling Continues Over Grove

Developer, Bull Creek Road Coalition exchange heated letters as proposed PUD readies a return to City Council

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Austin Oaks: The Other Grove

The Grove at Shoal Creek is not the only PUD worth arguing about

BY ANNAMARYA SCACCIA

Election Notes

More than 713,000 registered voters need to know what's going on

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER, NINA HERNANDEZ, MICHAEL KING, RICHARD WHITTAKER AND MARY TUMA

Texas House: The Travis Delegation

Can Ana Jordan put a Democrat back in the HD 47 seat?

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Austin Excels in LGBTQ Scorecard

Austin continues to lead the nation in offering inclusive policies to the LGBTQ community, according to a new report

BY MARY TUMA

The Hightower Report: A Political Party Worth Joining

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Review: June’s All Day

Curated dining on South Congress

BY BRANDON WATSON

Last Stand's SMaSH IPA

Less is more with this single malt, single hop beer

BY ERIC PUGA

Dear Glutton: Halloween Eats

Where to find spooky snacks for a Halloween party

BY EMILY BEYDA

Food Events

music

Terry Allen Revisits His Definitive Albums

Lubbock musician on Juarez and Lubbock (On Everything)

BY JIM CALIGIURI

Playback: Austin Musician Union Overthrown

Local 433 hangs in the balance, a new hit for Fastball, and End of an Ear begins its new lease on life

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Paul Cauthen

My Gospel

Jackie Venson

Live at Strange Brew

Dye, New Berlin

Savages With Power, "Basic Function" b/w "Mountaintop", "New Eyes" b/w "The Drawback"

Folk Uke

Starfucker

Thor & Friends

Thor & Friends

Hector Ward

Evolution

Bonnie Whitmore

Fuck With Sad Girls

Reckless Kelly

Sunset Motel

Casual Strangers

Wedding Album

Eric Johnson

EJ

Dickie Lee Erwin

Shadetree

Bill Oliver

Rockin' the Republicans

Mandy Rowden

1000 Miles

Dale Watson

Under the Influence
screens

Filmmaker Keith Maitland on Tackling Tower

Innovative doc animates the UT Tower Massacre

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

In a Valley of Violence

Ti West takes a break from horror with this Ethan Hawke Western

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Tom Cruise isn't having any fun in this boilerplate actioner

Keeping Up With the Joneses

Silly cul-de-sac action comedy is a knockoff Mr. and Mrs. Smith

Kevin Hart: What Now?

Comic plays to record crowd in Philadelphia

La Leyenda del Chupacabras

Dark animated tale may be too frightening for children

Long Way North

Lovely French-Danish production is an old-fashioned animated movie

Ouija: Origin of Evil

This horror sequel is vastly superior to its cheesy precursor

Tower

Austin-made doc re-creates the UT Tower massacre with stunningly powerful immediacy
arts & culture

Chris Cubas: King for a Month

How comedian Chris Cubas talked his way into being one of the wealthiest people in Austin – temporarily

BY CARINA MAGYAR

Hidden Room Theatre's Houdini Speaks to the Living

In Houdini Speaks to the Living, Hidden Room Theatre resurrects two dead celebrities for a spirited battle

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Arts Reviews

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Long may Zach Theatre's musical Queen reign!

"Meet the Beetles"

This Art.Science.Gallery exhibit celebrating the order Coleoptera in art will have you screaming "Yeah, yeah, yeah!"

"Lorena Morales: Urban Kaleidoscope"

At CAMIBAart, the artist's altered images of Austin hint at the fickle phenomenon of memory and its transience
columns

Page Two – Alex Jones: Demon Hunter

“Clinton and Obama stink of sulfur, so they must be demons”

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place

Partake in a plethora of politically progressive parties

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Marine Science Center, Port Aransas

Science center unveils the natural secrets of the barrier island

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Luv Doc: Prohibition

God help the affable, chubby, slow kids with thick glasses

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

F1 Pits Comrade vs. Comrade

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

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