July 28, 2017

news

Texans With Disabilities Physically Barred From Policymakers

The inaccessibility at the Capitol is emblematic of the city at large

BY TAYLOR JACKSON BUCHANAN

Beside the Point: What’d You Expect?

On immigration and elsewhere, best to have a plan

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Public Notice: Dealing With a Surplus

AISD real estate; a clean energy future

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week: Greg Abbott

Our governor is basically an online troll

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Bring On the Bike Signals

City to install 12 markers around Downtown

BY SARAH MARLOFF

DPS to Charge for Forensic Work

Policy to go into effect on Sept. 1

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Carbon Monoxide a Continuing Problem in APD's Cars

One officer still on medical leave after incident

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Housing Advocates Protest Trump's HUD Cuts

A week of action kicked off Saturday

BY JOSEPH CATERINE

Fire Negotiations Update

AFA President Bob Nicks cites increased civility in recent meetings

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Lege Lines: Do Not Resuscitate

The Texas Lege, back from the dead

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Suit Filed Against Latest Abortion Ban

This year's target: Senate Bill 8

BY MARY TUMA

Council: Budgeting for a Return

Council catches last breaths before summer break comes to an end

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Union Accuses AFD Assistant Chief of Dishonesty

Liar, liar, pants on fire?

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

CodeNEXT: Communication Is Key

CAG, staff present updates to Planning Commission

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Campus Carry, Coming to a Community College Near You

Take your guns to school

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

The Hightower Report: Should We Entrust Our Schoolchildren to Corporate Profiteers?

What's your education worth?

BY JIM HIGHTOWER

food

The Classic Crepe Gets Two Austin Twists

Crêpe Crazy and Saperlipopette embrace the universal language of food

BY JESSI DEVENYNS

Review: Kinda Tropical

Hot-weather food with a sunny disposition

BY BRANDON WATSON

Dear Glutton: Your New Favorite Ice Cream Shops

Find the perfect place for a frozen treat

BY EMILY BEYDA

Food Events

music

Meet Austin’s Funk Prodigy D-Madness

Blind purveyor of soul, hip-hop, and reggae takes us behind the curtain

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Playback: Gone Unsane

Unsane bassist just left Austin for Italy, while SXSW eschews Sonicbids to bring their submissions process in-house

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

Bullock Museum Scores Video Game Exhibit

"Pong to Pokémon" traces gaming's Texas ties and rapid evolution

BY TUCKER WHATLEY

"Tales of the Obsessed" Comes to Town

The new Drafthouse series celebrates wonderful weirdos

BY JOSH KUPECKI

What’cha Watchin’?

Editor-in-Chief Kimberley Jones falls in love with a show about a talking dog

Film Reviews

Atomic Blonde

Spies duke it out in Cold War-era Berlin

City of Ghosts

Battling ISIS with journalism

Endless Poetry

Portrait of an artist as a young man

Lady Macbeth

A violent, desperate housewife plots murder

13 Minutes

A plot to blow Hitler up goes wrong

The Untamed

Sex and body horror in the backwoods
arts & culture

Forklift Danceworks' My Parks, My Pools, My City

With Bartholomew Swims, Allison Orr's dance company plunges into Austin's pool problem

BY JONELLE SEITZ

Austin Classical Guitar's i/we

Events such as this concert are using sound and music to share the experiences of refugees

BY MOLLY KENDRICK

Arts Reviews

Zilker Theatre Productions’ The Wizard of Oz

The 59th Zilker Summer Musical embraces all the joy in the familiar tale, making for a family-friendly show

Hideout Theatre's The Kindness of Strangers

This improvised salute to Tennessee Williams conjures his South's deeply rooted traditions and misfits with style

"Greg Davis: India's Kumbh Mela" at Butridge Gallery

This exhibit's images offer impressive layers of visual intricacy but also raise the problematic questions of photojournalism
columns

Gay Place

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Texas Barbecue

Five barbecue joints in one day

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Your Psychopathic Buddy

Put the HR department on your speed dial

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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