Nov. 4, 2016

Volume 36, Number 10

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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

Austin Police Consider Community Reforms

After a year spent making headlines APD prioritizes policing equity

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Point Austin: Only a Few More Days

The campaigns last forever, and the battles never end

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: November at Last

Yesterday was the Day of the Dead, and next week, our long, long national nightmare will come to a close (unless another one is about to begin, but I just can't contemplate that)

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Council: From Trash to Treasure

Dripping Springs wants to dump its wastewater where?

BY MICHAEL KING

Grove Mediation Faces Timing Conflict

Standoff continues over Grove as topic barrels toward another hearing before City Council

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Election Notes: Notes at the End of the Road

Just a few more days of this deluge

Designing a Smarter City

New weeklong event celebrates city's creative community

BY ROBYN ROSS

A Celebration of Austin’s Black Cemeteries

Cemetery tour to help re-discover Austin’s lost black history

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

East Austinite’s Plan to Sell Home Nearly Thwarted

CM Houston's historic lack of compassion

BY CALEB PRITCHARD

The Hightower Report

What caused the "Wreck of the Wells Fargo"?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

SOUND ON SOUND 2016

We Know Where You Should Eat During Sound on Sound

Because Denzel Curry isn't an actual food

BY BRANDON WATSON

Cheap Eats: Quickie Pickie

Convenience dating at a convenience store

BY MARY BRYCE

Dear Glutton: Best Place for a Birthday Dinner?

How to celebrate a birthday without all the hassle

BY EMILY BEYDA

Food Events

music

SOUND ON SOUND 2016

Friday SOS Interview: Fidlar

L.A. punks fire up SOS's punk engine

BY BRYAN ROLLI

Friday SOS Picks

Two sleepers and a headliner worthy of spotlighting at SOS Friday

BY LIBBY WEBSTER AND ALEJANDRA RAMIREZ

Friday SOS Record Reviews

Records spinning at SOS Friday

Saturday SOS Interview: Car Seat Headrest

Will Toledo's bedroom confessional becomes a rock brigade – with empathy!

BY NEPH BASEDOW

Saturday SOS Pick

One flashback in particular deserves attention Saturday

BY MICHAEL TOLAND

Saturday SOS Record Reviews

Saturday platters at Sound on Sound

Sunday SOS Interview: Thursday

Poetically political post-hardcore icons reunite

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Sunday SOS Interview: Courtney Barnett

28-year-old Aussie on caring less what other people think

BY LIBBY WEBSTER

Sunday SOS Interview: Carcass

Liverpool metallurgists back from the dead

BY MICHAEL TOLAND

Sunday SOS Picks

A final three picks for the SOS Sabbath

BY TIM STEGALL AND MICHAEL TOLAND

Sunday SOS Record Reviews

Sabbath spinners at Sound on Sound

Depressed at the Faire

Emo, screamo, and other downtrodden acts

BY LIBBY WEBSTER

Dream Pop

Four acts for the sleepy set

BY ABBY JOHNSTON

Rap

Beats and rhymes at SOS

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Austin Jousters A-Z

Locals take the stage

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Punk A-Z

Nine bands that like it fast and loud

BY TIM STEGALL

Cherubs Flourish in the Afterlife at SOS Fest

"We didn’t want to be a Cherubs cover band playing Heroin Man over and over for people"

BY GREG BEETS

Playback: Sound on Sound Gets Medieval

Sound on Sound’s über headliner: 23 acres of Sherwood Forest

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Book Review: Texas Book Festival Music Reviews

screens

Trevante Rhodes on His Role in Moonlight

UT alum discusses the acclaimed coming-of-age drama

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Highlights From the Austin Asian American Film Festival

Dark and stormy, with a side of stoner fun

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

Film Reviews

Doctor Strange

The Doctor is out, far out

Hacksaw Ridge

A pacifist goes to war in Mel Gibson's brutal film

A Man Called Ove

A grumpy old man finds his heart

Moonlight

There's magic in this Moonlight

Trolls

Banal plot mars this toy marketing scheme
arts & culture

SOUND ON SOUND 2016

Laugh on Laugh

The Globe stage is comedy central for Sound on Sound

BY ROBERT FAIRES

All Booked Up for the Texas Book Festival

Fans of the written word, keep this weekend’s schedule free; you’ll need every minute for the TBF

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

The Vortex’s Ballot Eats the Bullet

This timely production’s extraordinary performers speak truth, as black women in America, that makes us see them

Tapestry Dance’s One Step at a Time

The rhythm tap company’s production offers not just wonderful dance but perhaps the most necessary commentary of this electoral season

“Tania Mouraud: Everyday Ogres” at UT VAC

The artist’s disturbing videos capture the ominous sense of an industrial intelligence beyond humans’ capacity to manage
columns

Page Two: We Have Met the Enemy and He Is Us

Whoever wins the election, the damage is already done

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place

Vote early! Vote on Election Day! Just vote!

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Glenn Goode’s Big People, Gainesville

Towering sculptures are roadside attractions

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: History

Any time you start poking around in someone's skeleton closet there is a good chance you're going to get boned

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Common Law: How The Next President Will Reshape the U.S. Supreme Court

And the lasting impact of this presidential election

BY LUKE ELLIS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

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