Nov. 9, 2018

Volume 38, Number 11

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ELECTION COVERAGE

Election Coverage: A Glass Half-Full

Little f*cking drops of blue blood, sweat, and tears

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Election Coverage: Congressional Wrap: Closer to Victories

Five of six Travis U.S. Rep. candidates narrowly defeated

BY MICHAEL KING

Election Coverage: Refitting the Dais

Council math, with a few outstanding variables

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Election Coverage: Take Me to Your Run-Off

The next month in Council races

BY NINA HERNANDEZ, SARAH MARLOFF AND MARY TUMA

Election Coverage: “A Watershed Night”

Mayor Steve Adler basks in a big victory, big plans

BY MICHAEL KING

Election Coverage: Propositions: Nine Up, Two Down

Props J and K fall

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Election Coverage: Judicial Races: Dem Sweep Appealing

Court of Appeals seats go big-time to the left

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Election Coverage: The Texas Lege: A Tight Squeeze

Texas Dems put incumbents through the wringer

BY MARY TUMA

Election Coverage: Blowouts, Run-Offs in Education Elections

Anderson, Ashy, and a run-off at AISD

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Election Coverage: Election Miscellany

Here's to some losers and assholes

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

Point Austin: The Work Goes On

A mixed election bag nationwide, but real reasons for optimism

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Blue Wave Blues?

Something for everyone in Tuesday’s results

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week: Beto O’Rourke

He's ... what now?

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Austin Dodges the Amazon Bullet

HQ2 going somewhere (anywhere) else

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Safety Musical Chairs

Rebecca Bernhardt joins PSC

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER

City Hires New Fire Chief

Recently retired chief in Atlanta moves west

BY CHASE HOFFBERGER AND NINA HERNANDEZ

James Baker Receives His Sentence

Disgraced firefighter gets five years probation, loses EMT and firefighting licenses

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Sunset Throws Shade at LCRA, TABC

Staff reports hardly flattering

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Ellen Troxclair: Bye, Bye, Bye

Outgoing CM shows why she won't be missed

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

MetroLink: Going That Extra (First / Last) Mile

From point A to point B, so you can better get to point C

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

C.A. + D.A. = C.D.A.?

County may send attorney merger to Lege

BY MICHAEL KING

5th Circuit Hears D&E Abortion Case

Ban of procedure has been called "undue burden" by federal judge

BY MARY TUMA

Walk-In Walk-Out

County commissioners change course on substance abuse treatment funding

BY LINDSAY STAFFORD MADER

food

Staying Hospitable During Our Nation's Division

Local restaurateurs discuss civility at the table

BY MELANIE HAUPT

Mangia Pizza Celebrates 30 Years

In this city that always eats, that's quite a feat

BY JESSI CAPE

Imperfect Produce Focuses on Reducing Food Waste

How ‘bout them (tiny, lopsided) apples?

BY ALISHA MCDARRIS

Food Events

music

The Byrds' Sweetheart of the Rodeo Turns 50

The landmark album spins at the Moody Theater via two of its makers and their virtuosic friends

BY TIM STEGALL

Playback: The Indestructible Mr. Lewis

The trials and tribulations of Mr. Lewis & the Funeral 5, plus a UtopiaFest report, and the passing of Seth Gibbs

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Texas Platters

Crack Pipes

Fake Eyelashes

Willie Nelson

My Way

Carson McHone

Carousel

Texacala Jones

Pony Island Express

Samantha Glass

Nine Memories Between Impression & Imprint

Grivo, Single Lash, Future Museums

Elude, Providence, Rosewater Ceremony Part II: Guardian of Solitude
screens

Steven Yeun Sets the Screen on Fire in Burning

Playing the outsider in working-class Korea

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

ATX Film News

Bill Hicks, vampires, and slime

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Cinematographer Taylor Powell Has Two Homes Making Stoke

From Austin to Hawaii and back again

BY SHALAVÉ CAWLEY

Now Streaming in Austin: RT Extra Life

Rooster Teeth Extra Life does it for the kids

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Boy Erased

Joel Edgerton goes to gay conversion therapy's heart of darkness

Burning

Extraordinary Korean drama adds emotion to the thriller equation

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

Everyone's favorite Christmas misanthrope loses his edge

The Girl in the Spider's Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story

Lisbeth Salander is back, and now she's James Bond

Lez Bomb

Happy ever after in this sweet Thanksgiving queer rom-com

Nobody's Fool

Tiffany Haddish can't beat the Tyler Perry equation

Outlaw King

Chris Pine aptly fills the crown of Robert the Bruce

Overlord

How do you make killing Nazi zombies this dull?

A Private War

Rosamund Pike captures war journalist Marie Colvin

Prospect

Lo-fi sci-fi drama is driven by performances and ingenuity

Time Trap

Time-bending thriller needed more, well, time

What They Had

Authentic Alzheimer's drama steers just clear of soap opera
arts & culture

Dimension Gallery Shows Support for Art and Artists at EAST

The 2018 East Austin Studio Tour bears fruit with help from local artspace

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Snapshot: UtopiaFest

The music festival may have bounced around locations, but at last weekend’s tenth-anniversary celebration, it still felt like home

BY DAVID BRENDAN HALL

Arts Reviews

"Steve Parker: War Tuba" at Big Medium

In exploring sound's relationship to conflict and use in it, the artist fuses past and present, melody and discord, into a remixed reveille
columns

Oops!

Qmmunity

What now?

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Otis Henry Memorial, Texarkana

World War I monument memorializes the depths of a mother’s loss

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Luv Doc: Not a Planner

The Luv Doc talks about an OG social justice warrior from back in the day

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch: One More Home Game

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

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