May 18, 2018

Volume 37, Number 38

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features

SUMMER FUN 2018

Undressed: Seven Austin Shops to Keep You Fashionable This Summer

Shed some layers while still staying fashionable

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Unwind: Six Ways to De-Stress This Summer in Austin

Beer yoga, craft projects, and the perfect foot rub make our list

BY CLARA WANG

Untether From the Ground for These Seven High-Flying Summer Activities

If trapeze, parkour, and hammock camping all sound too athletic, you can always opt for a rooftop pool

BY CLARA WANG

Unglue Your Kids From the TV for These Family-Friendly Summer Activities

Ten things to see and do around Austin, no screens required

BY MAE HAMILTON

news

Chronicle Endorsements

Recommendations for the run-off

BY THE CHRONICLE EDITORIAL BOARD

Point Austin: Purging the Commissioners

If you can't win the argument, blow up the process

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: East Side Story

Somewhere a place for us?

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week: Dana DeBeauvoir

Voter turn out is ... well, down

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

More Sinclair in Austin?

Right-wing behemoth might be taking over Fox 7

BY MARY TUMA

Help on the Way in Fight for Sick Pay

Workers Defense Project intervenes against anti-ordinance effort

BY MARY TUMA

Warming to CodeNEXT?

Chamber of Commerce's poll reflects improving views of zoning rewrite

BY MICHAEL KING

Van Boven Still Trying to Clear His Name

Appeals to HHS clearinghouse to overrule TMB

BY MICHAEL KING

Council: Knocked Down and Drug Out

City Council, on into the 12th round

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

CodeNEXT: Conditions for Commissions

Planning, Zoning & Platting get last licks in before recommendations go to Council

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Texas Targets DACA

Are Texas and Trump colluding to end DACA?

BY MARY TUMA

Young Immigrants Fed Abortion Lies

Nation's detainees receive abortion advice from Texas' erroneous "A Woman's Right to Know" booklet

BY MARY TUMA

Teachers Union to AISD Board President: Resign

Pace vacates presidency, won't resign from board

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Swing Sets and Champagne Rooms?

Adult cabaret going up across the street from Daffodil Apartments

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Soccer Sites

Precourt unveils McKalla Plan

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

food

Inka Chicken's O.G. Peruvian Fare

The South American cuisine is having a moment in Austin's scene

BY EMILY BEYDA

Uncommon Odds at Oddwood Ales

Cherrywood brewery helps polish up Austin's beer scene

BY ERIC PUGA

Food Events

music

Unplugged: Lowering the Volume of the Live Music Capital

Ley Line, Aaron Stephens, Team Goodtimes, Uncle Pie Hole, and more grounded sounds

BY ISABELLA CASTRO-COTA, CLARA WANG, TIM STEGALL, DAN GENTILE, THOMAS FAWCETT, LIBBY WEBSTER AND DOUG FREEMAN

Playback – Austin’s Darlin’: Toni Price

Quintessential Austin song stylist takes up residency at Little Darlin’

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

Unbelievable Summers at the Paramount

The most unforgettable moments from this year’s classics of cinema

BY CHRONICLE STAFF

Unleashing the Summer Blockbusters

Your cinematic calendar for the must-see big releases

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Uncovering the Next Generation

Austin Youth Film Festival puts the focus on young movie minds

BY TINU THOMAS

Film Reviews

Anything

True love overcomes convention in this stylish, earnest romance.

Book Club

Life, love, laughter, and literature for a classic quartet of actresses

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

Portrait of the artist as a young man is more a portrait of NYC.

Breaking In

Getting locked out of your house without keys has never been more dangerous

Deadpool 2

The uncanny merc with a mouth returns with paternal instincts

The House of Tomorrow

Punk coming-of-age tale is a little too sweet for its own good.

Pope Francis: A Man of His Word

The pope, in his own words, through the lens of Wim Wenders
arts & culture

Unscripted: Sexy Future Space Lady

What says summer fun more than out-of-this-world lovin' with a Sexy Future Space Lady? Especially improvised!

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Snapshot: O. Henry Pun-Off

The air was thick with groans at last weekend’s celebration of wordplay

BY DAVID BRENDAN HALL

Arts Reviews

American Berserk Theatre's Killer Girls

When the killer girls of this timely satire strike back at abusive bros, revenge is sweet, smart, and hilarious

Jarrott Productions' Seminar

Theresa Rebeck's play abounds in contradictions and irony, and this staging embraces them all – for the good and bad

WEST Pop-Up at the Neill-Cochran House Museum

For the West Austin Studio Tour, 15 artists show their work in this historic Austin home to varying and delightful effect
columns

Oops!

Gay Place

UNdeniably queer, summer

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Coupland Inn and Dance Hall

Something’s new at the old dance hall and eatery

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: A Surreptitious Grope

Not exactly the Kama Sutra of hugs

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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