Oct. 28, 2016

Volume 36, Number 9

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features

How to Assemble Your Donald Trump Mask

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER AND CHASE HOFFBERGER

news

Chronicle Endorsements

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

BY THE CHRONICLE EDITORIAL BOARD

The Odds on Mayor Adler’s $720 Million Mobility Bond

Is the plan just daring enough to work?

BY MICHAEL KING

Point Austin: Let Us Begin

The transportation bond represents useful and necessary progress

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Your Libraries at Work

Plus parties for the environment, and the Dead

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

BY THE NEWS STAFF

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Election Notes

District 6, mobility fits, and complaints of campaign thrift

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER, MARY TUMA AND MICHAEL KING

League of Left-Out Voters

In a busy election season, the Statesman grapples with space and its endorsements

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

CodeNEXT Is Coming

Special called CodeNEXT meeting signals new day forward for land development

BY CALEB PRITCHARD

APD: Suspensions and Demotions

Former Lieutenant Allen Hicks and Sergeant Scott Stanfield were disciplined for failing to properly review multiple cases of their officers' use of force

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Pushing Forward

LGBTQ orgs and APD gather for hate crime summit

BY SARAH MARLOFF

HACA Digital Inclusion Plan Hits Two-Year Mark

Three public housing properties are now connected to high-speed internet, with a fourth on the horizon

BY MARY TUMA

The Hightower Report: Four Questions for the Former Boss of the Wells Fargo Gang

Some stories of corporate villainy make me throw up my hands in astonishment. But this one makes me literally throw up.

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Ghost Hunting at Austin’s Spookiest Bars and Restaurants

Our favorite haunts

BY BRANDON WATSON

Review: Forthright

Tiny cafe serves solid classics

BY BRANDON WATSON

Dear Glutton: Where to Eat Before a Halloween Party

In search of a respectable dinner before a night of costumed buffoonery

BY EMILY BEYDA

Food Events

music

Girl in a Coma's Nina Diaz Debuts Solo

Screaming without a sound

BY ALEJANDRA RAMIREZ

Why I Left Austin

Alejandro Escovedo's first-person account of leaving Austin last year after 35 years

BY TIM STEGALL

Playback: C3 in Talks to Co-Produce Levitation Fest

ACL Fest promoters partner with psych fest?

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

Austin as Tech Hub: Myth or Reality?

Start-ups abound here in Bat City, but they rarely stick around

BY JOHNNY HOLDEN

Film Reviews

Antibirth

A party girl discovers she's pregnant

Certain Women

Wonderful performances imbue this subtle drama

El Jeremías

A boy genius searches for his destiny

The Handmaiden

A stylish and alluring love triangle

I'm Not Ashamed

The story of the first casualty in the Columbine school shooting

Inferno

Hanks tours the museums of Europe trying to save the world

Miss Hokusai

The life of an artist through the eyes of his daughter

Oasis: Supersonic

Britpop band looks back in anger

Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween

Tricks and treats with Tyler Perry

We Are X

Japanese rockers are the best band you've never heard of
arts & culture

Leon and Stella Alesi: Love Conjures All

Leon and Stella Alesi provide ocular proof of a life in the arts

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Arts Reviews

"Painters Painting Painters" at Davis Gallery

With 10 artists making portraits of themselves and one another, it’s the variety of styles that provides the show’s strength

Hidden Room Theatre's Houdini Speaks to the Living

In this drama featuring Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle, a debate on the talking dead springs to dramatic life

The Institution Theater's It Came From Your Brain

This improvised retro sci-fi monster movie may pique your curiosity enough that you’ll want to visit the “drive-in” more than once
columns

Gay Place

Halloween is our fave holiday of the year

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Smither Park, Houston

Art garden turns old dishes into beautiful mosaics

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: A Real Pleasurecraft

Ambition is not an admirable quality, it's a tolerable neurosis at best

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

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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