Jan. 11, 2019

news

Rebooted City Council Gets a New Chance to Fix Austin

10-1, take two

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Austin At Large: Fractured Fairy Tales

Will no Prince Charming come to save our school district in distress?

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Notice: The Speed of Trust

Moving off dead center in the land use debate

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Austin's Last GOP Council Member Returns to Her Natural Habitat

Ellen Troxclair joins right-leaning Texas Public Policy Foundation

BY MARY TUMA

Texas Comptroller Gives Legislature More Money to Spend

But don’t go crazy y’all

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

New Leaders at KUT and Texas Monthly

Legacy media powers move past scandal with outside hires

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Spider House Co-Owner Fires Back at Business Partner in Court

Conrad Bejarano responds to John Dorgan’s libel and slander charges

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Lege Lines: Only 139 Days to Go for the 86th Texas Legislature

House, Senate gavel in with new leadership

BY MARY TUMA

“People’s Lawsuit” Challenges Texas Abortion Restrictions

Ambitious effort to reverse anti-choice laws gets a day in court

BY MARY TUMA

Last-Minute Appeals Aim to Stop First Texas Execution of 2019

Drugs, mental illness, disability factors in 2008 infant murder

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Closing Schools, Shrinking Enrollment Make for Tense Times at AISD

Sour apples at AISD

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Austin FC's New Neighbors Take Over Push to Put Soccer on the Ballot

Group looks to take anti-stadium petition to the polls

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

food

South Indian and East Texas Cuisine Come Together at Puli-Ra

Chef Deepa Shridhar revamps her model but stays true to her vision

BY ALEX DETMAR

Buzz Mill's Lumber Society Teaches Primitive Survival Skills in a Modern Setting

Everything you need to know to survive the great outdoors

BY JESSI CAPE

Food Events

Dinner parties, farmer's markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of January 10, 2019
music

Free Week 2019 Is in the Rearview Mirror, but These Homegrown Standouts Aren't

10 local showcases that got us excited for what’s to come this year

BY RACHEL RASCOE, DOUG FREEMAN, CHRISTINA GARCIA, TIM STEGALL, MICHAEL TOLAND, LIBBY WEBSTER, KEVIN CURTIN AND DAN GENTILE

Faster Than Sound: Pop Goes the Arts District

Fight over an empty lot near Riverside Drive intensifies, Xetas’ Kana Harris will open Bluebonnet Records in Lockhart, and Why Bonnie get a peachy opening gig

BY RACHEL RASCOE

screens

Austin Film Critics Association Announces 2018’s Best Films and More

If Beale Street Could Talk, The Favourite big winners

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

How Costume Designer Edith Head Changed the Look of Hollywood

AFS Cinema spotlights films featuring the Oscar-winner's designs

BY JILL MORENA

Sun Ra’s Cosmic Jazz Epic Space Is the Place Touches Down

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Film Reviews

Destroyer

Nicole Kidman's grimy noir mistakes grit for intrigue

Dragon Ball Super: Broly

The unstoppable anime franchise lumbers on for the fans

Escape Room

Six actors in search of an exit

'Modest Heroes: Ponoc Short Films Theatre, Volume 1'

Three short films from Japan's newest major animation studio

Tejano

Stone-cold thriller across the Mexican border
arts & culture

Celebrating the Women of Flatbed Press at PrintAustin 2019

Elisabet Ney Museum gives Austin’s world-class press its historic due

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Snapshot: Free Week 2019

David Brendan Hall talks with 10 Austin bands about what it takes to feel musically "free"

BY DAVID BRENDAN HALL

Arts Reviews

"Post-Apocalyptic Harvest" at Atelier 1205

Artists Erika Huddleston, Tammy West, and Amy Scofield salvage beauty from a sundered world
columns

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Qmmunity

Happy birthday, Hentaii!

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Alpine

West Texas brewery hangs up its spurs, at least for now

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Luv Doc: Embarrassing Stupidity

Yes, there have been some mulligans

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

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sports

Soccer Watch

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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