April 13, 2018

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Volume 37, Number 33

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news

Tell It to the Judge

Jimmy Flannigan’s shake-up at the Municipal Court

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Beside the Point: Everybody’s Got the Right

Concerning the fate of Mark Conditt’s confession

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Public Notice: People’s Housing Justice

What Council can do that's not CodeNEXT

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week: Ryan Robinson

Austin's city demographer dishes on the census

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Felony Charges Dropped in “Facebook Threat” Case

Justin Carter pleas out to class A misdemeanor

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Judge Finds Texas Violated National Voter Registration Act

Motor voter mayhem

BY MARY TUMA

Want to Be a Justice of the Peace?

County judge accepting applications for visiting justices

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Where Have We Heard That Before?

Perennial notes in city politics ...

BY MICHAEL KING

Council: The Bird Is the Word

Rollin' into City Council, invited or not

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Rape Kit Backlog Reaches Zero

Kits have been sent out for testing, but the wait continues

BY SARAH MARLOFF

UT Policy Change Coincides With Professor’s Sudden Death

University more likely to punish employees who commit criminal acts off campus

BY MARY TUMA

Strategizing a City Budget

Finance staff delivers tentative 2019 forecast

BY MICHAEL KING

Columbus Crew News: Delay of Game?

Legalese in Ohio could slow soccer team’s move to Austin

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Affordable Housing With CodeNEXT

Also starring the People's Plan and Housing Justice Agenda

BY SARAH MARLOFF

The Propagandists in Our Backyard

KEYE CBS partakes in Orwellian pro-Trump script

BY MARY TUMA

food

Review: The Elegant but Irreverent Southern Fare of Colleen's Kitchen

Mueller's food scene gets elevated

BY MELANIE HAUPT

Egg White Alternatives for Bartenders and Bakers

Foam over function

BY ADRIENNE WHITEHORSE

Health-Conscious Alpaca Market’s Vending Machines Serve Jars of Fresh Food

Goodbye Little Debbie, hello kale salad

BY ALISHA MCDARRIS

Food Events

music

God-Fearing, Honky-Tonk Man Josh T. Pearson Tries to Play It Straight

Airplay with the Lord

BY DOUG FREEMAN

Playback: The Greyhounds Hoof It

Groove-mongering R&B duo the Greyhounds get mule-headed, S.S. Hangover floats Laguna Gloria, and the Austin Music Commission overlooks music hub

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Holy Wave

Adult Fear

Abhi the Nomad

Marbled

the Elephant in the Room

Fucking Fuck Fuck Fuck

Izzy Cox

Songs of Life and Death: An Izzy Cox Tribute Album, Vol. 1

All Opposed

No Class

the Awful Lot

Everything We Need

Sugar Pill

Out of the Gate

Hans Gruber & the Die Hards

Hans Gruber & the Die Hards

Yard Work

Yard Work
screens

From Tibet to the Indian Ocean

Indie Meme highlights the diverse visions of South Asian cinema

BY JENNY NULF

Giddyup to the Home Movie Round-Up

Texas Archive of the Moving Image needs your old tapes

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Baja

Kerouac-loving road trip stalls out fast.

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare

Truth or dare? We say pass on this demonic schlock.

Borg vs McEnroe

Tennis' greatest feud re-evaluated as an inner battle.

Chappaquiddick

The car crash that changed America.

Ismael's Ghosts

French drama follows the artist split between two women.

An Ordinary Man

Oscar winner Ben Kingsley as a war criminal on the run.

Ramen Heads

What's cooking in the world's greatest ramen shops?

Rampage

The Rock! The ape! The lizard! The ... flying wolf?

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Charming, old-fashioned true story of one brave pupper.

Submergence

Europe's great sentimentalist explores the mysteries of separation.

Sweet Country

The modern Western goes to Northern Australia.

You Were Never Really Here

Joaquin Phoenix and Lynne Ramsay renew the revenger's tragedy.
arts & culture

A Good Time to Be Lawrence Wright

With new book God Save Texas, The Looming Tower series on Hulu, and his play Cleo at the Alley, Lawrence Wright is the man of the moment

BY ELIZABETH BANICKI

Snapshot: HONK!TX

Celebrating the sousaphone

BY DAVID BRENDAN HALL

Arts Reviews

Street Corner Arts' Grounded

Every element of this production works together to get us inside the head of a troubled military flyer

Capital T Theatre's I and You

Lauren Gunderson's play uses Whitman's "Song of Myself" as a vehicle for two teens on the cusp of adulthood to explore identity

"Clarissa Tossin: Meeting the Waters" at the Blanton

The Brazilian artist explores the confluence of globalization's streams of production through the Amazon
columns

Oops!

Gay Place

Die Felicia scares up a new night and Cheer Ups celebrates eight years with Lez Wedding

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Warbird Flights

A few of the vintage airplanes still welcome passengers

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: A Black Lexus

Racing to close the gates of hell

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

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

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