March 3, 2017

Volume 36, Number 27

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features
news

2017 SXSWedu Preview

Scrubbing education's one-size-fits-all model

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Point Austin: Waxing “Presidential”

Trump delivers the same threats in a more polite package

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: The New Apartheid?

Everyone hates the non-transect zones

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Yes, he really said that

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

The War on Women’s Rights Wages On

The Senate continues its attacks on abortion

BY MARY TUMA

State Appeals 3rd Court Ruling in Nisbett Murder

Can Stacey Soule prove that Vicki Nisbett is actually dead?

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

DiGiuseppe Dips Out on Austin, CodeNEXT

So goes the latest leader of the land code rewrite

BY CALEB PRITCHARD

Austin's Growing Pains

We’ve got “an affordability problem”

BY MICHAEL KING

Unsafe Lead Levels Found in Texas Schools

AISD found high levels at two of 66 tested schools

BY MICHAEL KING

Council Proposes “Austin Affordability Action Plan”

Looking for ways to balance the budget

BY MICHAEL KING

A Day Without a Woman

General strike planned for Wednesday, March 8

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Lege Lines: Deliberately Discriminatory

Voter ID's future in Texas, without the DoJ

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Death Watch: Cruel & Unusual Confinement

Convicted hit man faces third date with death

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Michael McCaul’s “Town Hall”

Like many of his colleagues, the congressman decided to not show up

BY JANA BIRCHUM

The Hightower Report: Wall Street Plowboys

Rather than sodbusters, Farmland Partners are taxbusters

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The Difficulties of Dining With Kids

Is the restaurant industry making a bad situation worse?

BY MELANIE HAUPT

Review: Salt Traders Coastal Cooking

Latest concept from Jack Gilmore is anchored in seafood

BY MELODY FURY

Dear Glutton: Date-Night Dilemmas

Find a few neighborhood spots that won't break the bank

BY EMILY BEYDA

Food Events

music

Seven Local Acts to See at SXSW Music

Austin recommendations for out-of-towners

Playback: Collateral Events During SXSW Scale Back

SXSW Music's festival sideshow contracts

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

The Texas Film Awards Celebrate the Maverick Spirit

Shirley MacLaine, Jeff Nichols, and others to be honored

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of High Noon

Glenn Frankel’s new book on the classic film explores a very timely history

BY JOE O'CONNELL

Film Reviews

Before I Fall

Collide

A backpacker and drug smugglers clash on a high-speed highway

Logan

Hugh Jackman sports those famous mutton chops for the final time

Table 19

A United Kingdom

A film on love, race, and royalty
arts & culture

Eye Wide Open on Lance Letscher

With two major solo shows and a new documentary about him, the Austin collage artist readies to be seen in a new way

BY SEAN L. MALIN

Arts Reviews

Theatre en Bloc's Neva

Asking what difference art makes in the face of revolution, Theatre en Bloc delivers an engrossing production

Austin Playhouse's Death of a Salesman

Marc Pouhé creates a powerful and sympathetic portrait of Willy Loman in a production starring African-American actors

"Sherry Xiao: Thinking of Home"

A series of paintings with figures that are blurred and pixelated neatly illustrates the shortcomings of digital interactions
columns

Gay Place

Rebel Grrrl Burlesque's riot grrrl tribute will benefit SAFE

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Whiteside Museum of Natural History, Seymour

Ancient history comes alive near where the bones were found

BY GERALD MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Definitely Not Pee

Looking a gift horse in the mouth

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Common Law

Renting your rental house during SXSW?

BY LUKE ELLIS

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

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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