Dec. 9, 2016

Volume 36, Number 15

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Give 'Til It Helps

A guide to giving

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Chronicle Endorsements

Recommendations for the city and school district

BY THE CHRONICLE EDITORIAL BOARD

Standing Rock’s Civil Disobedience Reaches West Texas

“It’s the Rio Grande. It’s sacred to many people."

BY GREG HARMAN AND MARISOL CORTEZ

Point Austin: Down in the Grove

Agreement on latest PUD portends … a little progress?

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Angry Hornets

Happy ending to Grove saga leaves questions

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Council: Not Only the Grove

Does anybody speak Zimmerman-ese?

BY MICHAEL KING

Interpretations of Grove Mediations

How is everybody feeling after the Grove goes through second reading?

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

NAKED CITY

Mapping Prop. 1

BY MICHAEL KING

D10 Campaign Finance

Who's got the money? Who's got the endorsements?

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Sheri Gallo's Long Campaign

Mapping a path to the Gallo's poll

BY ANNAMARYA SCACCIA

Detention Is Not Child Care

"The conditions at Karnes and Dilley are equivalent to prisons," said Bob Libal

BY MARY TUMA

What’s Bad for Queers Is Also Bad for Texas

Local businesses show support for LGBTQ community

BY MARY TUMA

Zim: Right-Wing Radio Star?

What comes after Council for the talking head?

BY MARY TUMA AND CHASE HOFFBERGER

AISD Board Considers Futures for Underused Facilities

The district’s property portfolio has become an increasingly pressing matter

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Overturning Overtime

Obama's plan to fix overtime wage pay in America appears over before it could get started

BY JACK CRAVER

Incoming D.A. Margaret Moore Continues Her Restructure of Office

Would you like to hire a prosecutor?

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

The Hightower Report: How Many Working-Class Populists are in Trump’s New Government?

If you're not at the table, you're on the menu

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

A New Generation Opens Up to Global Cuisine

Local tastemakers think outside America's borders

BY VERONICA MEEWES

The Take-Out

Giving back to the hospitality industry

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

Did Shearwater Cut the Best Protest Album of 2016?

Jonathan Meiburg calls out new America's scary monsters

BY ABBY JOHNSTON

Playback: Mother Falcon’s Major Label Deal That Wasn’t

Mother Falcon signs to Universal and seconds later terminates the contract

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Rock & Roll Books

Seduced by Sound: Austin

Carley Wolf

I Am Brian Wilson / Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy

Brian Wilson, Ben Greenman, Mike Love and James S. Hirsch

Ramones at 40 / Slash: A Punk Magazine From Los Angeles, 1977-80

Martin Popoff, Brian Roettinger and J.C. Gabel

Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen

Lennon on Lennon: Conversations With John Lennon

Jeff Burger

Altamont

Joel Selvin

Juggalo: Insane Clown Posse and the World They Made

Steve Miller
screens

Tabletop Games for the Holidays

Whether you're a neophyte or a gaming guru, we've got you covered

BY JOSH KUPECKI, ROBERT M. REYES, RICHARD WHITTAKER, ASHLEY MORENO AND FELIX MORGAN

Film Reviews

Aquarius

A widow fights to keep her home in this Brazilian film

The Bounce Back

Charming film pits two love gurus against each other

Incarnate

Demon possession thriller

Miss Sloane

Jessica Chastain plays a powerful D.C. lobbyist

Office Christmas Party

Workplace comedy lacks the laughs

Slash

A sweet coming-of-age film set in the world of fan fiction
arts & culture

Examining the Sins and Virtues of Hypermasculine Theatre

When is violence in theatre too much?

BY SHANON WEAVER

Arts Reviews

Rude Mechs' Requiem for Tesla

The Austin theatre collective's biography of inventor Nikola Tesla literally makes sparks fly

Street Corner Arts' Constellations

The company moves through Nick Payne's play in ways that make its multiple variations quick and fresh

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company's Disrupted

KDHDC and Dark Circles Contemporary Dance used classical music to launch into playful patterns and absurd rituals
columns

Page Two: Telling Stories, Watching Movies

The real and the known, the unreal and then some

BY LOUIS BLACK

Gay Place

It’s time to take care of our own

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Farwell and the Ozark Trail

Texas town on the New Mexican border has one of the last highway markers

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Luv Doc: Be a Champion

You have to silence the doubters, the boo birds and the armchair quarterbacks

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

Maakies

BY TONY MILLIONAIRE

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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