July 6, 2018

news

A Two-Horse Race for Mayor

Can Laura Morrison hope to edge out Steve Adler?

BY MICHAEL KING

Point Austin: Left Pending

Council's summer daze leaves plenty of work in progress

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice – CodeNEXT: The Halftime Score?

If you view the code rewrite simply as a struggle between the urbanists and the preservationists, it's fair to ask, who's winning?

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week: Fred Lewis

They really said that?

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

City Explores Creating an Office of Immigrant Affairs

Measure passed following council members' visit to border detention facilities

BY MARY TUMA

Casa Marianella Reunites Family Separated at the Border

East Austin immigrant shelter coordinated efforts to reconnect family from Congo

BY JESSI CAPE

Activists Protest Southwest Key at CEO’s Home

Frente de Liberación Inmigrante call on Sanchez to break gov contracts

BY MARY TUMA

City Council: 1,020 Minutes Later …

Epic meeting sends Council into summer recess

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

CodeNEXT: Will We or Won’t We Vote on It?

From the petition hearing to Council, this week's land use code updates

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Countdown to a Deal

City to work on stadium deal while fielding other development offers

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Primrose Residents Face Mold, Broken A/C, and Security Issues

Seniors living in the complex are still seeking relief

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Ken Paxton Seeks to Remove Eight of Austin’s Planning Commissioners

Lawsuit will target volunteer appointees in violation of City Charter

BY SARAH MARLOFF

food

Suerte

I fell in love with a cup of hot corn

BY JESSI CAPE

Dining, Driving, and Dealing on the Vegan Food Chain

And where to find the Best Tuna Sandwich (sans tuna)

BY ALISHA MCDARRIS

Food Events

music

Is the Net Neutrality Repeal Another Blow to Tex-Mex Musicians and Broadcasters?

Bidi bidi bom bom

BY CÉSAR E. LÓPEZ LINARES

screens

Local Comedy People With Issues Takes the Long Path

Third time’s the charm for writer-director Dan Siegelstein

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

ATX Film News

Acquisitions, awards, and a big gaming rumor

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Dangerous World of Jean-Paul Belmondo

AFS explores the action star beyond Breathless

BY JOSH KUPECKI

Film Reviews

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Marvel's crime caper comedy sequel gets bigger, smaller, but still fun

Fireworks

Teen anime adds parallel timelines to a Romeo and Juliet plot.

The First Purge

Blumhouse's political-horror franchise gets a timely prequel

Sorry to Bother You

Sly sci-fi satire puts class, race, and selling out under the microscope

Three Identical Strangers

Deception, research, and an almost unbelievable mystery of triplets divided at birth

Uncle Drew

Kyrie Irving's soda campaign gets a movie spin-off

Whitney

Another glimpse behind the curtain at the late musical legend
arts & culture

Austin’s Sisters in Crime Prefer Their Ink Mixed With a Little Blood

Murders, they write

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Snapshot: Project Panic

To celebrate the Chronicle’s July Crime Month, staff go sleuthing at Austin Panic Room’s newest escape game

BY DAVID BRENDAN HALL

Arts Reviews

Zach Theatre's Heisenberg

In Simon Stephens' play, we observe the unlikely pairing of two people as an experiment in risk and change

Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

A double murder in an East Texas town draws a black Texas Ranger deep into the shadows of the Piney Woods and the tangled race relations there

"We'll Just Rock for Ourselves: Selections From the Lisa Davis Archives"

The photos capture the kineticism of Austin's lesbian music scene in the Nineties and the magnitude of the photographer's legacy
columns

Gay Place

Strength in numbers, strength in community

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: The Titanic, Mayborn Museum, Waco

Artifacts of famed ocean liner sets sail at Waco museum

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Luv Doc: Faking It

Faking an orgasm is sort of like going to your happy place and finding an exercise bike

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

World Cup Watch

And then there were eight

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Why So Much?

BY LANCE MYERS

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