June 8, 2018

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Volume 37, Number 41

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news

Implementing the Mobility Bond and Corridor Construction Program, if You Can Wait for It

Going to take a long, long time

BY JACK CRAVER

Point Austin: Suffer the Little Children

Is Southwest Key providing child care at the border, or collaboration?

BY MICHAEL KING

Headlines

Quote of the Week: Steve Adler

The mayor sets the tone for CodeNEXT talks

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

New Life for Seaholm Power Plant?

Site concepts are here ... again

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Advocacy Groups: Stop Separating Families at Border

Groups file emergency request to reunite immigrant families

BY MARY TUMA

SCOTUS Rules Jane Doe Abortion Case “Moot”

Undocumented minor had procedure done in October

BY MARY TUMA

Moravec, Woog Announce Texas Justice Initiative

Texas justice, now tracked

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Texas Supreme Court Affirms Ruling to Name Death Drugs

State will appeal decision

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Council: Put on Your Hard Hats

City Council, staff get to work

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

CodeNEXT Comes to Council

Members begin deliberations on zoning rewrite

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Sudden Death for McKalla Place?

It's June. Expect a soccer showdown.

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Merging the Travis Attorneys?

D.A. Moore and C.A. Escamilla networking a possible consolidation

BY MICHAEL KING

What Home for This Home Depot?

Abandoned St. Johns site inching closer to redevelopment

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Abortion Gag Rule Could Jeopardize Local Care

More than 6,000 Austinites rely on Title X funds

BY MARY TUMA

food

The Austin Chronicle’s Battle of the Briskets

Get to know these 30 top contenders and cast a vote for your favorite

BY JESSI CAPE

Food Events

music

Bob Schneider Ages Gracefully on Blood and Bones

New LP finds emotional resonance in personal experience

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

Sun June's Regret Pop

The quintet rewrites the classic tapestry of an “Austin sound”

BY LIBBY WEBSTER

Playback: CodeNEXT and the Austin Music Scene

How might the update of Austin’s land development code affect the musical landscape?

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Vinyl Bin: Vinylmnky

Vinyl subscription service courts exclusivity junkies

BY CLARA WANG

screens

ATX TELEVISION FESTIVAL 2018

Kat Candler Moves to TV With Queen Sugar

OWN’s breakout hit comes to ATX Television Festival

BY BETH SULLIVAN

Cameron Esposito Asks Us to Take My Wife

Happily streaming ever after at the ATX Television Festival

BY SARAH MARLOFF

David X. Cohen Brings Futurama Back to the Future

ATX Television Festival brings some of the cult show's voice actors together for a table read

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

One in a Crowd

Austin filmmakers need your crowdfunding help

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Action Point

Johnny Knoxville takes one for the team (again)

Hereditary

Toni Collette's burning inferno of a performance illuminates this extraordinary horror

Hotel Artemis

A bleak but stylish future, where only criminals can afford healthcare

Mountain

Scenes from the edge of the world in this meditative documentary

Ocean's 8

Sandra Bullock is the other Ocean sibling in this all-female revamp of the heist franchise

To a More Perfect Union: U.S. v. Windsor

A deeply personal examination of 2013's landmark Supreme Court gay marriage case.
arts & culture

The Ransom Center's "Vaudeville!"

This exhibition reveals how the history of that entertainment form is really the history of the U.S.

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Snapshot: Give Bees a Chance Dinner at Emmer & Rye

Good food for a great cause

BY DAVID BRENDAN HALL

Arts Reviews

La Fenice's Cthulhu Beach Party

This commedia spoof mashes up surfside love and Lovecraft for an incredibly fun romp

Performa / Dance's Artist and Muse

Performa / Dance's program of four pensive and sensitive works explored physical and emotional distress and pain in great depth

“Michael Anthony García: Continental Divide” at St. Edward’s

Layered photographs and images of empty garments across Austin allude to spaces of equality and disruption
columns

Gay Place

Is it hot in here or is it us?

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Toilet Seat Art Museum, San Antonio

Hundreds of commode covers become canvases for 97-year-old artist

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Coming Correct

It's a wonder Jesus didn't crucify himself

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

World Cup Watch

Your guide to the 2018 World Cup
comics

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

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