March 10, 2017

Volume 36, Number 28

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news

Undocumented, Unafraid

Balancing fear and power in the wake of ICE arrests

BY MARY TUMA

Point Austin: Through the Lege Looking-Glass

Alice's tea party was never as mad as the Lege this session

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: The EV/AV Club

Thinking big about planning and mobility

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Yes, they really said that

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Marriage Equality Rights on Trial

Texas' Supreme Court should issue a ruling by June

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Hold That Wastewater!

Effluent flows could cripple three local endangered species

BY MICHAEL KING

Kellers Back in the News

Vanity Fair Confidential airs special on wrongly convicted couple

BY MICHAEL KING

Mike Collier vs. Dan Patrick?

The Texas Democratic Party's finance chair makes his bid for Lt. Gov.

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Trans-Pecos Imposter Discovered

Peter Hefflin is not Peter Hefflin

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

South Austin Vigilante Killer Sentenced

Joseph Mobley gets five years for manslaughter

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Council Considers the True Cost of Saving a Buck

Affordability is in the details

BY MICHAEL KING

Death Watch: "No Need" for Mental Tests

James Bigby will be the fourth Texan executed in 2017

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Lege Lines: Derailing Bipartisan Progress?

Political pandering in the face of actual action

BY MARY TUMA

The Hightower Report: How Magical Is The Donald?

Repeal, replace, voilà

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

SXSW 2017

SXSW Downtown Dining Guide

So you’re hungry at SXSW?

BY THE FOOD STAFF

The Oral History of Austin Beerworks

How the local brewery became the heir to the aluminum throne

BY ERIC PUGA

Food Events

music

SXSW 2017

The 2016-17 Austin Music Awards’ Texan Tower of Song

Thirty-five years of AMAs? More like 181 years of Texas on one stage, on one night!

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

SXSW Monday Showcase Picks

SXSW Music Interview: Cindy Wilson

Wilson swirls psychedelia and breathy vocals over electronic beats

BY JIM CALIGIURI

SXSW Music Interview: Robert Glasper

"Jazz musicians, we feel the need to always educate people.”

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

SXSW Tuesday Showcase Picks

SXSW Record Review: Idle Bloom

Little Deaths (Fraternity as Vanity)

BY MICHAEL TOLAND

SXSW Music Interview: Bilal

“I’m a jazz artist by trade,” states the Philly-born Grammy winner

BY ALEJANDRA RAMIREZ

Austin Music Awards' Industry Accolades Announced

Best radio station, record store, club, and many more

Playback: Austin Music Awards (On Everything)

Austin Music Industry Awards down, here come the 2016/17 AMAs and a slew of SXSW buzz acts

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

SXSW 2017

Daily Editions and Online Guides

Marquee

Beloved artists in front of and behind the camera

State of the Union

Snapshots of the world we live in

Out Damned Spot

Films that will have a hard time getting the bloodstains out

Hybrid Reality

Fiction and real life collide in these films

Hometown Heroes

A bit of local flavor

Against the Odds

Don’t count out these unlikely heroes

Iconoclasts

Films on renegades going their own way

Barbecue's Global Love Letter to Meat

Matthew Salleh chronicles the world’s obsession with barbecue

BY DAN GENTILE

Lena Olin Plans Her Demise in A Critically Endangered Species

"That’s a challenge as an actor – and for any woman, to not be pleasing."

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

A Rape Survivor Story, Minus the Sensationalism

Stephanie Beatriz comes home to Texas with potent drama The Light of the Moon

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

A Place for Pot in Trump's America?

Mixed signals from the White House put legalization advocates on high alert

BY ANNAMARYA SCACCIA

So How Fucked Are We, Exactly?

SXSW Interactive’s Tech Under Trump panels investigate

BY JOHNNY HOLDEN

Your Path to Tech Success

A CEO at 25, Brian Wong draws us a road map to victory

BY DAN GENTILE

The Definitive Guide to Faking It as a Tech Entrepreneur at SXSW

How to win food and influence barmen

BY JOHNNY HOLDEN

How Smart Is Your City?

Interactive panels dive into the data

BY BEEJOLI SHAH

Facial Recognition Software and You

Yes, the future of Black Mirror is here

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Alternate Reality Gaming Gets Scary

Darren Lynn Bousman's immersive horror project the Tension Experience

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Know Your Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin and the blockchain laid bare

BY JOHNNY HOLDEN

Free Stuff to Do at SXSW: Week One

Your guide to free events on SXSW's first weekend

BY TUCKER WHATLEY

Cinema With a Conscience

Mobile Loaves & Fishes team up with the Alamo Drafthouse

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Kedi

The cats of Istanbul shine in this affecting doc

My Life as a Zucchini

A poignant stop-motion coming-of-age tale

The Ottoman Lieutenant

Corny romance set during the Armenian Genocide

The Shack

The spiritual journey of a tortured soul
arts & culture

SXSW 2017

Comedian Bonnie McFarlane Is All Over SXSW

A memoir, a podcast, a doc – McFarlane has lots going for her

BY ROBERT FAIRES

The Black Metal Dialogues Live!

Dave Hill brings the legend of Witch Taint to extreme black life at SXSW

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Kevin McNamee-Tweed: The Exit Interview

As he leaves Austin, curator and artist Kevin McNamee-Tweed reflects on the city's artists and art community

BY CAITLIN GREENWOOD

Arts Reviews

Color Arc Productions' A Girl Named Sue

A melting pot of creative talent brings to life this cross-cultural coming-of-age story

Ballet Austin II and Butler Fellowship Program's Spring Performance

The program's mix of classical and contemporary work challenged its young dancers and left you wanting to see what's next for them

"Nathan 'Sloke One' Nordstrom: Another Side"

At its best, this solo exhibition captures the swagger of graffiti on the street and the introspection of the gallery
columns

Page Three: How the Sausage Gets Made

A few words on the Day Without a Woman strike

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Gay Place

The lowdown on LGBTQxyz free and unofficial SXSW events

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Caddo Mounds Historic Site, Alto

New grass house shows how the old ways provided shelter

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Done with Doing

It's OK for people to be wrong – horribly, obnoxiously wrong

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

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

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