Nov. 17, 2017

news

Obamacare Lives!

Navigating ACA open enrollment after the Trump-ocalypse

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

Point Austin: What to Do About CodeNEXT

Opponents offering plenty of fear but precious few solutions

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Do You Feel a Draft?

CodeNEXT set for a long overdue reality check

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week: Sylvia Garcia

The state senator on allegations of sexual harassment at the Capitol

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Jane Doe v. the DOJ, Continued

Trump admin appeals ruling in undocumented minor’s abortion case

BY MARY TUMA

Election Time Again

State candidates for March 2018 primaries officially enter race

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Travis County Dem Chair Shuffle

Who wants to run the Democratic Party here in Austin?

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Help JP Connolly

Medical bills mount for Austin Justice Coalition designer

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

CodeNEXTension

CodeNEXT timeline punted back three months

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Council: Adventures in Secrecy

What we don't know …

BY MICHAEL KING

Ken’s Crew: APA Re-Elects Casaday

Incumbent prez's next task: shepherding meet-and-confer agreement through City Council

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Drew Garcia Sues City, AFD Chief Kerr

Firefighter continues fight over barred acceptance into AFD

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

State Board of Education Votes Down Second Mexican-American Studies Textbook

Rejected Text, Pt. 2

BY MARY TUMA

Robert Van Boven Remains in Limbo

Judge declines restraining order against Texas Medical Board

BY MICHAEL KING

A Process for the Indigent

No more “locked up for being poor”?

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

More Trouble at T. Don Hutto

Detainee alleges sexual abuse by guard

BY MARY TUMA

AISD Targets Confederate Names

Superintendent Paul Cruz wants new names in place by March

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

food

Who Is Cast in the Story of Austin Food?

Eight underrepresented views from the local food scene

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

The Revolution Will Not Go Hungry

Sustain the people's resistance with home-cooked meals

BY VERONICA MEEWES

Food Events

music

Chulita Vinyl Club Holds the Line Against Cultural Appropriation

All-women, all vinyl, the DJ collective spins for empowerment and togetherness

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Playback: Revamping the Austin Music Poll

Here's how Playback's voting

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Sound on Sound Live Shots

screens

Martin McDonagh on Directing Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

The film, starring Frances McDormand, could hardly be more timely or controversial

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

A Game for Every Weirdo at Fantastic Arcade

Fest celebrates the outer reaches of video games

BY JAMES RENOVITCH

What’cha Watchin’?

Laughter is a restorative: Graphic Designer Zeke Barbaro on his favorite stupid shit to watch

Film Reviews

Angelica

Jena Malone stars in this Victorian potboiler

Justice League

Another ho-hum entry to the DC Extended Universe

Mustang Island

A deft millennial comedy of manners

My Friend Dahmer

A look at the adolescent life of the infamous serial killer

Novitiate

An original take on a crisis of faith

The Star

A retelling of the first Christmas through the eyes of talking animals

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Frances McDormand gives a searing performance as vengeance personified

Wonder

Treacly feel-good drama nevertheless has helpful life lessons
arts & culture

Comics Writer Donny Cates Casts Spells on Doctor Strange

Marvel's Sorcerer Supreme and big bad Thanos get a local scribe

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Arts Reviews

Mary Moody Northen Theatre's ANON(ymous)

At St. Edward's, this reworking of Homer's Odyssey gives names to the nameless in today's immigrant crisis

UT Dept. of Theatre & Dance’s The Crucible

The department manages to elicit tension from Arthur Miller’s familiar drama, but not without a few flaws

UT Dance Repertory Theatre’s Fall for Dance

Work after work in this program emphatically spoke to current events, to the here and now
columns

Gay Place

Celebrate the living while remembering those we've lost

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Ruth Paine House Museum, Irving

At first it might seem rather macabre to visit the house where the accused Lee Harvey Oswald spent his last night of freedom

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Stressing Out

How many long, luxurious bubble baths can a man take?

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

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

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