Nov. 11, 2016

Volume 36, Number 11

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Issue Supplement

"Best of Austin" 2016

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features

"Best of Austin" 2016

The personal is political

BY BRANDON WATSON

A Note From the Editor

How to talk about "Best of Austin" when the worst just happened

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

news

Tomorrow Never Knows

Taking stock the morning after doomsday

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Point Austin: Dark Thoughts on a Dark Day

What will Trump do? Watch what he's done.

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Life Goes On

Gotta keep believing that love trumps hate

BY NICK BARBARO

Quote of the Week

Headlines

Civics 101

Council: No Rest for the Weary

Zoning debates dominate the meeting that nearly never was

BY MICHAEL KING

Health Dept. Holds Second Hearing on Fetal Burial Rule

At this point, it’s hard to imagine State Health Services turning back

BY MARY TUMA

APD's Domestic Disturbance

APD Officer Antwain Tyrone Tarver stands accused of repeatedly abusing his wife

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Kelcy Warren Takes a Meeting

Talk of Standing Rock overshadows Texas Parks & Wildlife's pipeline easement dispute

BY GREG HARMAN

The Hightower Report: What’s Being Taught at Koch Kollege?

An amazing new school for political activists is training thousands of people to be community organizers, using Saul Alinsky's classic manual, Rules for Radicals

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

Food Events

screens

Jeff Nichols' Intimate Portrait of a Marriage in Loving

Austin-based director on the pivotal civil rights case that inspired his film

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

American Pastoral

Philip Roth's beloved book hits the screen

Arrival

Introspective sci-fi drama packs a punch.

Christine

Rebecca Hall dazzles in this story of Christine Chubbock

Gimme Danger

Welcome to the fun house

The Love Witch

Blood sugar sex magick

Loving

A married couple's love changes the nation
arts & culture

Arts Reviews

Song About Himself

Walt Whitman's spirit logs on to social media with imagination in this Mickle Maher drama

Revolve Austin: A Movement Display

This party / showcase allowed attendees to move through a historic house and observe the work of nine dance companies

"Tammie Rubin: Before I Knew You, I Missed You"

Rubin's porcelain figures are both sympathetic and menacing, referencing the African-American experience through cones resembling KKK hoods
columns

Page Two: Where Do We Go From Here?

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place

The East Austin Studio Tour signifies fall

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Mike Cotten's BBQ, Calallen

Barbecue dynasty continues with third generation of pitmasters

BY GERALD MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: A Post-Jambox Era

You start dropping big bombs and everybody gets hurt

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

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

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