March 24, 2017

Volume 36, Number 30

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news

The Future of Health Care?

Dell and Central Health "re-think" the way we provide – and pay for – health care

BY MICHAEL KING

Point Austin: Cold as ICE

For Trump, ICE, and Abbott, tyranny and dishonesty go hand-in-hand

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Your City at Work

Planning, talking, digging, housing, walking

BY NICK BARBARO

Recent Austin News Headlines

The week's news in review

Quote of the Week

Yes, he really said that

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

State's Robin Hood System Becomes Daylight Robbery

AISD will send (gulp) how much money to the state?

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Transgender Health Clinic Now Open

Clinic would be Travis County’s first

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Collier for Lite Guv? Not Quite Yet.

Dan Patrick may have a challenge

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Freedom of All Religions in Frisco

Ken Paxton has taken issue with schoolchildren who want to pray

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

How Much Is 97%? AURA and Adler Exchange Notes on CodeNEXT.

Everybody's in transition zones over land use

BY MICHAEL KING

Council: A Busy Week at the Lege

City Council and the mayor confront the controlling state

BY MICHAEL KING

Lege Lines: The “Sanctuary Cities” Bill's Detrimental Effect

Can anybody reasonably testify in support of SB 4?

BY MARY TUMA

Want to Sell Cannabidiol in Texas?

You’re going to need more money

BY MONTINIQUE MONROE

The Hightower Report: Are the Rich Different From You and Me? Ask Cadillac!

Cars will tell you what your country needs right now. (It's another car.)

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

How Austin Keeps Its Homeless Citizens Fed

“You want meals that feel like a hug"

BY DAN GENTILE

Review: Eberly

Style rules over substance at South Lamar hot spot

BY BRANDON WATSON

Food Events

music

Playback – SXSW Recap: Love, Hate, Garth & Trump

Final love / hate SXSW listicles

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

Austin Filmmaker Shelby Hadden on Her Film “Tightly Wound”

Catharsis through animation

BY SEAN L. MALIN

My Obsession: Cozi TV

Channel showcases the best and worst of syndicated TV

BY JOSH KUPECKI

Film Reviews

Actor Martinez

A meta-movie about a struggling actor

All Nighter

A father searches for his daughter with the help of her ex-boyfriend

Beauty and the Beast

A live-action remake of the Disney film

The Last Word

A young writer has to pen a woman's obituary before she dies

Personal Shopper

A ghost story exploring the ineffable

The Sense of an Ending

A man's past comes back to haunt him in the form of a letter

Slamma Jamma

Redemption through basketball

Song to Song

Malick takes on the Austin music scene (sort of)

T2 Trainspotting

The sequel to the 1996 classic

Wilson

A lonely curmudgeon finds out he has a daughter
arts & culture

Going Underground at the Vortex

Lisa B. Thompson's new drama digs deep into politics past and present, and asks us all: What are you gonna do?

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Las Cuatro Estaciones: A Story of Human Trees

In Sharon Marroquín's new dance, we are all gnarled and heliotropic

BY JONELLE SEITZ

Arts Reviews

Sam Bass Community Theatre’s Flaming Idiots

Big heart propels the slamming doors and zippy one-liners of this production of Tom Rooney’s farce

“Jana Swec: Congitopia” at grayDUCK Gallery

It’s the valuable give and take between Jana Swec and her collaborators that make this show consistent, as well as surprising
columns

Gay Place

Livin' healthy isn't easy, but that's about to change

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Oso Pier & Grill, Corpus Christi

Iconic fishing pier gets new lease on life but retains its coastal charm

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: The Next Eva Braun

It’s probably not smart to tie the knot with someone who regularly bends your moral compass

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

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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