Sept. 14, 2018

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news

Police Oversight: Starting From Scratch

Farah Muscadin’s work in progress

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Point Austin: In the Shadow of the Capitol

Council approves its latest budget with the Lege over its shoulder

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Priest Walks Into a Bar …

Armadillo Art Squad dean Micael Priest dead at 66

BY NICK BARBARO

Quote of the Week: Spencer Cronk

City manager on city budget

Headlines

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Frank Dixon to Denton

APD Asst. Chief heads north

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Sick Leave Update

Plans stalled on rollout

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Mike Ward Out at Houston Chronicle

Veteran reporter accused of faking sources

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

More Fun in District 1

Candidates continue to pile up

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Widow of Contractor Killed on Worksite Files Suit

Lourdes Kaman seeks over $1 million

BY JACK CRAVER

Settling the FY 2019 Budget

Council sorts out tax rate, final spending

BY MICHAEL KING

People's Anti-Displacement Plan Gets Its Work in Early

Planning for the people

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Infighting Continues at Tourism Commission

Commission moves on to the 12th round

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

So Goes the Statesman

Daily paper awaits GateHouse revamp

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Coalition Issues Manifesto on East Austin Schools

Coalition issues manifesto on East Austin schools

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Mikel Kane vs. the Medical Director

ATCEMS division chief suspended, demoted for waging war against MD

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Firefighter's Legal Standoff With City Continues

Carrie Stewart battles city after cancer diagnosis

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Election Ticker: You’ve Got to Be Joking

Laughing our way through campaign season

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER, MICHAEL KING AND SARAH MARLOFF

food

Review: The Brewer’s Table

East Austin’s truly wonderful dining experience with a complicated history

BY MELANIE HAUPT

Food Events

music

Trumpet Colossus Kenny Dorham Towers Alongside the Jazz Gods

The Austin musician stands alone in showing up Miles Davis in his autobiography

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Threadgill’s WHQ Will Close After Thanksgiving

Eddie Wilson done “clinging to the curb”

BY KEVIN CURTIN

screens

FOMO Factory Does It for the Gram

The new, colorful “immersive selfie space” arrives

BY EMILY BEYDA

Learn to Tell Your Steves From Your Enderman at Minefaire

The “Ultimate Minecraft Experience” digs into the wildly popular video game

BY TUCKER WHATLEY

The Dirty Secrets Behind Sex Madness Revealed

Exploitation goes meta with a new twist on a vintage sleazefest

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

The Apparition

French religious drama places miracles under the microscope

Danger One

Less Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, more shrug shrug, meh meh

Don't Leave Home

A strange trip to the Emerald Isle

Mandy

Nicolas Cage is stunning in this hallucinogenic revenger

The Nun

The Conjuring franchise heads to Romania

Peppermint

Jennifer Garner assumes an Alias to get revenge

Pick of the Litter

Five adorable puppies on the path to changing lives

The Predator

The Predator needs an editor

A Simple Favor

Anna Kendrick turns unlikely sleuth in this deliciously twisted romp

Unbroken: Path to Redemption

More evangelizing from the God's Not Dead folks

We the Animals

Growing up dysfunctional in this literary adaptation

Where Hands Touch

Interracial romance against the rise of Nazi Germany

White Boy Rick

A true-life tale of coke, corruption, and betrayal
arts & culture

"Other Forms of Life" at the Contemporary Austin

With her mysterious and compelling artwork, Huma Bhabha puts us face to alien face

BY SUMAIYA MALIK

Snapshot: Austin Groove Project

Rising stars of Austin soul, blues, and hip-hop converge at Waterloo Music Festival as a supergroup to watch

BY DAVID BRENDAN HALL

Arts Reviews

Capital T Theatre's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?

This production of Edward Albee's play shows that hubris and catastrophe are as much a part of America now as in ancient Greece

"Vincent Valdez: The City" at the Blanton

The artist's epic portrait of Klanspeople is all the more frightening for the mundane character of its subjects
columns

Qmmunity

A space to embrace Austin’s queer artists of color

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Chandler Guest Ranch, Dryden

Former fishing camp still an oasis on the Pecos River

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Luv Doc: The Real Yoko

Some people aren't easily able to shamelessly express themselves through movement

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

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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