Jan. 25, 2019

Volume 38, Number 22

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Sex and the Senate

What will it take to curb sexual harassment at the Texas State Capitol?

BY MARY TUMA

Austin at Large: Get Out of Jail, Free

In the purple light of a new Texas, cash bail looks mighty ugly

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Notice: Start Your Engines

Council gearing up for land use discussions?

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Michael Cargill Wins Right to Pack Heat at City Hall

Court rules in favor of local gun enthusiast, City fined for violating open carry statute

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

In CD 10, the Race Goes On for Mike Siegel

Forever-candidate resumes campaign to defeat seven-term Republican incumbent Michael McCaul

BY MICHAEL KING

ACC Child Care Ready to Launch

Highland campus launches a YMCA-run drop-in child care center for ACC students

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

New Salamanders in Our Midst

University of Texas biologists have discovered three new species of groundwater salamander

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Injunction Lifted in Case to Oust Planned Parenthood as a Medicaid Provider

Planned Parenthood mulls legal options as February cutoff date approaches

BY MARY TUMA

Lege Lines: Yes, Dan Patrick Is Really That Petty

Committee assignments spawn high-school drama in the Senate

BY MARY TUMA AND MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Austin ISD Begins to Move Eastside High Schools

New Eastside Memorial campus breaks ground, and more school shuffling

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

APD Poised for Comprehensive Rape Case Audit

Council members call for "start to finish" review in wake of controversy

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Controversial SOAH Chief Judge Takes Her Leave

Lesli Ginn will not seek reappointment to State Office of Administrative Hearings

BY MICHAEL KING

Death Watch: Last-Ditch Efforts to Avert 2019’s First Execution

Robert Jennings files new motions in 1988 murder case

BY SARAH MARLOFF

food

Otherside Deli Offers Out-of-This-World Pastrami and Corned Beef Sandwiches

Former food truck touches down on West 34th Street

BY JESSI CAPE

Keto Bagels Are Now Available in Austin

Pflugerville alternative bakery rolls into local spots

BY JESSI CAPE

South Austin Italian Spot Milano Cafe Celebrates 10 Years

An authentic meal in a tucked-away Southwest Parkway strip mall

BY LAUREN JONES

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of January 24, 2019
music

Storied Austin Drummer Hunt Sales Gets His Shit Together

Forty years of junkiedom ends in debut solo album for Tin Machine drummer

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Faster Than Sound: City on the Fence Regarding Red River’s Homeless Problem

Red River merchants push to finally enclose dangerous alley with 10-foot fence, electro-pop diva p1nkstar touches down at Fuego ATX, and more

BY RACHEL RASCOE

screens

Rooster Teeth’s Animated Series gen:LOCK Brings an All-Star Cast to Dark Horizons

Michael B. Jordan, Maisie Williams, and David Tennant voice the Austin studio's team of misfits

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Terror Tuesday Continues to Be the Alamo’s Bloody Beating Heart

Horror series send shivers up the aisles

BY MARC SAVLOV

Film Reviews

Cold War

Love and history in the ruins of post-World War II Europe

In Like Flynn

The dangerous true legend of Errol Flynn's raucous early life

The Kid Who Would Be King

The Arthurian myth retold as an entertaining allegory for the hope of youth

Serenity

Matthew McConaughey's beach thriller drowns in red herrings

A Silent Voice

Tender and thoughtful anime explores bullying in school

Stan & Ollie

Coogan and Reilly breathe tender life into the Hollywood icons

Thackeray

Controversial bio-pic of infamous Indian politician
arts & culture

The Supper Club Gives Artists of Color Important Space to Be Seen and Heard

Elia Alba’s multifaceted project at the UT Visual Arts Center

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Snapshot: Umlauf Unveiled

Sculpture garden exhibit shows off Charles Umlauf’s range, from his cubism period to a bronze bust of his former student Farrah Fawcett

BY DAVID BRENDAN HALL

Arts Reviews

Southwest Theatre Productions' Sweat

This production brings home the plight of the American blue-collar worker with sympathy

Conspirare's Hope of Loving

This concert of works by Jake Runestad conveyed a sense of love as a force that soothes, enlightens, and heals

"When Everything's Been Said" at ICOSA Gallery

In this two-man exhibition by Jonas Criscoe and Mark Johnson, some pictures work a thousand words
columns

Qmmunity

Take care

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Hotel Settles, Big Spring

Impeccably restored hotel returns the glory days of travel

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Luv Doc: Supermodel Shape

Pretty much everybody has six-pack abs

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

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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