Feb. 22, 2019

news

Coexisting With the Coyotes of Travis County

Austin’s wildlife management program goes countywide

BY LINDSAY STAFFORD MADER

Austin at Large: Time for the Bonus Round!

Trusting ourselves to allow the housing that will change the city

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Notice: Closeout!

Zucker Report finally put to bed? Eh, sorta.

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

City Validates Anti-Major League Soccer Petition

"Fair Play Austin" PAC hopes to halt plans to build a soccer stadium at McKalla Place

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Cronk Announces Short Lists for Assistant City Manager Positions

Future hires will oversee mobility and safety at City Hall

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Factor Health Funding Up for Grabs to Support Healthy Living

Good health beyond the clinic

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

David Whitley Apologizes for "Confusion" Wrought by Voter Purge List

Three lawsuits later, Texas secretary of state basically says "whoops"

BY MARY TUMA

Whole Woman's Health Caught Up in Anti-Abortion Turf War

Longtime Austin clinic forced to relocate

BY MARY TUMA

Death Watch: Flawed Testimony Cited to Challenge Death Sentence

Billie Coble challenges second death sentence

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Housing Plan, Stadium Vote in Council Spotlight

Still to come this spring: child-friendly policy, land use code reboot

BY NINA HERNANDEZ

Austin ISD Trustees Support Sex-Education Update

Trustees likely to support new K-8 curriculum

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Lege Lines: A Win for Brewers, a Scam for Paxtons, and More

This bill's for you

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON, MICHAEL KING, SARAH MARLOFF, ERIC PUGA AND MARY TUMA

Govalle Neighbors Rally to Save Pecan Grove

City-owned property slated for affordable housing

BY MICHAEL KING

food

How Women Are Changing the World of Wine by Reclaiming the Vine

Wonder Women of Wine advocates for gender equality and diversity in the wine industry

BY VERONICA MEEWES

A Pickling Guru's Journey Through the World of Fermentation

Casper Fermentables owner Ben Hollander goes from dorm chef to LeRoy and Lewis collaborator

BY DAN GENTILE

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of February 21, 2019
music

A Year in Local Music Crams Onto One Stage at the 2018/19 Austin Music Awards

Unique musical moments make for a night of fan-voted accolades

BY KEVIN CURTIN

2018/19 Austin Music Industry Poll Top 10s

Nearly half of this year's Austin Music Poll/Austin Music Awards winners are now known

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Industry Awards Grow Into Emo’s

Berkshire Hounds back a piano-smashing good time, non-Spring Break SXSW needs more volunteers, and Bayonne brings his piano home

BY RACHEL RASCOE

screens

Body Hacking and Human Augmentation Conference Celebrates All Things DIY Cyborg

Get chipped (or don’t) at BDYHAX

BY BETH SULLIVAN

In Production: Riding the Rails With Jason Neulander’s Upcoming Feature, Fugitive Dreams

“It’s a road movie about two homeless people trying to survive in middle America”

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

How The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Helped Shape Austin Filmmaking

The saw remains the same for Mike Blizzard

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

One in a Crowd

Barton Springs history needs your crowdfunding help

BY SAVANNAH J SALAZAR

Film Reviews

Everybody Knows

Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem charm in this slight tale of lost loves and kidnapping

FP2: Beats of Rage

Mad Max meets Dance Dance Revolution in a microbudget beatdown

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

The dragon riders finally come in to land as the trilogy definitively ends

Never Look Away

Art history drama set across and after the Third Reich has few lessons to teach

Run the Race

Faith, family, and football, y'all
arts & culture

The People's Gallery at City Hall Shows Women With Disabilities in a New Light

The Bold Beauty Project of Texas exhibits portraits of courageous women from across the state

BY LAURA JONES

Arts Reviews

Zach Theatre's Hedwig and the Angry Inch

This revival gives the trans singer's identity crisis a punk lullaby with rockin' style

Mary Moody Northen Theatre's The Three Musketeers

A contemporary script, powerful acting, and fantastic swordplay combine to create a heroic journey that's fun and easy to get lost in

Nadia Waheed: "Notes From a Windowless Room" at Raw Paw

Explorations of identity by an artist of color, of colors, of many colors
columns

Qmmunity: LGBTQ and the Search for a Wide Enough Umbrella

Plus, OUTsider Fest is here to queer up your weekend

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Mission, Texas

Border wall to cut off sacred ground

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Luv Doc: A Few Thousand Words

Even a few thousand words from a fake doctor are not enough to fix years and years of dysfunction

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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