Nov. 2, 2018

Volume 38, Number 10

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Best of Austin 2018

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features

Best of Austin 2018

news

Public Notice: Decision Day?

Best of luck to all of us this coming Tuesday

BY NICK BARBARO

Chronicle Endorsements

Recommendations for mayor, Council, school and college districts, bonds, and propositions

BY THE CHRONICLE EDITORIAL BOARD

Quote of the Week: Steve Adler

The mayor speaks on anti-Semitism after the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh

Point Austin: Welcome the Stranger, Protect the Refugee

Vote in memory of those who gave their lives for others

BY MICHAEL KING

Headlines

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Dawnna Dukes Takes Statesman, D.A.s to Court

Outgoing state rep seeks $7.8 million in damages

BY MARY TUMA

Hutto Trouble Again

Detained mother requests release, fearing daughter's safety

BY MARY TUMA

Austin Police Restructure Cite-and-Release Standards

Austin Police redefine nonviolent arrestable offenses

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Rape Kit Backlog: Now Tested

From 4,000 to zero

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Sex and the School District

Changes coming to the way AISD does sex ed?

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Election Ticker: The Final Countdown

Vote-pocalypse now!

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON, NINA HERNANDEZ, CHASE HOFFBERGER, MICHAEL KING AND SARAH MARLOFF

Fixes OK’d for AISD’s Low-rated schools

Four struggling schools to see new plans for improved performance

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

“It Is the Same Hate”

Adler stands up after synagogue shooting

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

“Criminal D.A.” Plan Simmers at County

Commissioners to consider legislative role on Nov. 13

BY MICHAEL KING

COTA Withdraws Support From IndyAustin

Pepe the Frog gaffe costs anti-stadium drive big bucks

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Kane Disabled

How long had Mikel Kane's beef been brewing?

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Mayor's Ex-Budget Chief Joins Prop K Team

Another strange bedfellow

BY MICHAEL KING

Don’t Drink That Water! Vote for Prop K Instead?

Council member pushes efficiency audit after boil notice

BY MARY TUMA

Obamacare After the Mandate

Making the most of ACA enrollment for 2019

BY MICHAEL AGRESTA

food

Food Events

music

UtopiaFest, November 2-3

Reveille Peak Ranch, Burnet
screens

Asia in Winter

Austin Asian American Film Festival celebrates women in cinema

BY SHALAVÉ CAWLEY

Film Reviews

Bodied

Battle rap comedy takes no prisoners

Bohemian Rhapsody

Can You Ever Forgive Me?

True life forgery black comedy rings surprisingly true

The Great Buster: A Celebration

Peter Bogdanovich sketches the outlines of the life of Buster Keaton

In Search of Greatness

Sports doc finds the best of the best

Liz and the Blue Bird

High school anime is a bittersweet symphony

MFKZ

Franco-Japanese anime spoofs rap culture clumsily

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Go see the actual ballet instead

On Her Shoulders

A refugee's quiet advocacy is a tale of true heroism

The Other Side of the Wind

Should Orson Welles' last film have stayed lost?

Suspiria

Giallo remake uses dark magic to give women their voices

Viper Club

Susan Sarandon and the murky world of paying kidnappers

Wildlife

Gyllenhaal and Mulligan burn in this period marriage drama
arts & culture

Arts Reviews

Doctuh Mistuh and Penfold Theatre's Nevermore

In Jonathan Christenson's musical, Edgar Allan Poe's life is imagined as a spooky, entrancing dance of the spirits

ICOSA's "Chiaroscuro: probing mystery, seeking clarity"

The first group show in the collective's new home shows its members stretching themselves and embracing change

"Whitney Turetzky: Feminine Grandeur" at the Elisabet Ney

In the way she transforms antique photographs of anonymous women, Turetzky elevates their subjects’ status to something holy and sacred
columns

Qmmunity

Celebrate Intersex Awareness Day all year

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Best of Day Trips

Five best things about daytrippin’ in 2018

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Get in the Shower

If someone offers you a breath mint, you take the fucking breath mint

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Common Law

Get out and vote – questions when you head to the polls

BY LUKE ELLIS AND HALEY HOLT

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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