March 23, 2018

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Volume 37, Number 30

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news

What Made Him Do It?

Weeks-long bomb scare ends Wednesday with few answers

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Point Austin: In Search of a Plan, Not a Master Plan

Council divisions taking shape on CodeNEXT

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Your City at Work

"Shaping policy for generations to come"

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week: Brian Manley

Ruminations on a serial bomber

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

God’s Blessings Owner Indicted

Renee Segura-Livingston faces 30 years in prison for crimes committed while operating unlicensed group home

BY ANNAMARYA SCACCIA

Three Indictments for Austin Cops

Two incidents, three officers

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Death Watch: The Suitcase Killer

State's fourth execution set for March 27

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Courtship, by Precourt

Community benefits from your soccer suitors

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Council: From Soup to Nuts ...

BY MICHAEL KING

It’s Baker Center, Not Baker Homes

What’s 25% of zero? To the Alamo Drafthouse, still zero.

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Confusion, Concerns Surround Response to County’s Dangerous Dogs

A partnership problem, or not?

BY LINDSAY STAFFORD MADER

CodeNEXT: Frustrations Mount (Again)

Commissioners lament “the worst code I have ever seen in my life”

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Travis Duncan Enters Mayor Race

Candidate says he’ll bring “people’s power plan” to Austin

BY MICHAEL KING

Brian Manley's the Man?

Handling of bombings boosts APD vet’s support for future as permanent chief

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Laura Monterrosa Released From T. Don Hutto

Could this be a bellwether for detained immigrants?

BY MARY TUMA

5th Circuit Upholds Sanctuary Cities Law

ACLU in response: “All legal options” on the table

BY MARY TUMA

food

Myco Alliance Uses Fungus as an Edible Recycling System

Locals let fungi do the work

BY JESSI DEVENYNS

Review: Yoshi Ramen and Veggie Heaven

Chef Stacy Chen is the bandleader of two distinctly tasty Asian restaurants

BY JESSI CAPE

Food Events

music

Playback: Does Size Matter at SXSW?

A smaller SXSW Music week still satisfies

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

New PBS Documentary Uses Austin Photographer to Explore Death

What we (don’t) talk about when we (don’t) talk about death

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

From the ATX to Chi-Town

Kyle Henry explores Chicago in Rogers Park

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

What’cha Watchin’?

Editorial intern Mae Hamilton finds something ugly delicious

Film Reviews

Flower

Sardonic coming-of-age comedy never really matures.

Isle of Dogs

Wes Anderson's stop motion wonder is a tail-wagger

Pacific Rim Uprising

Robots vs. monsters sequel is pure scrap.

Paul, Apostle of Christ

Biopic of the Apostle.

Rogers Park

Love dies on the North side of Chicago.

Tomb Raider

Lara Croft is back again!

Unsane

Steven Soderbergh's big-budget iPhone thrill ride.
arts & culture

Performance Park Takes Over the Vortex

Bonnie Cullum’s dream wakes the Tarot into life in her company’s immersive theatrical experience

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Snapshot: Illustrator Amitai Plasse

Artist finds inspiration in Austin’s live music scene

BY DAVID BRENDAN HALL

Arts Reviews

Ground Floor Theatre's White Rabbit Red Rabbit

In Nassim Soleimanpour’s play, what happens is as much a surprise for the actor as for the audience

“Julie Libersat: Paved Paradise” at W&TW

This interactive solo exhibition may have you looking at malls in a very different way
columns

Gay Place

Coping, carrying on, and saying farewell

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: John Knox Ranch, Wimberley

Kids’ summer camp becoming a year-round destination for adults and families

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: A Lot More Alpha

The whole gender role system is built mainly on bullshit

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

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

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