April 12, 2019

news

What Land Use Code Do We Need to Build the City We Want?

Planning a way forward after CodeNEXT

BY THE NEWS STAFF

Point Austin: Dispatches From Beyond Deadline

New book collects final reports of those who gave their lives

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Getting to Affordability

Council sweats the small stuff

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Who Owns the Legislature’s Archives?

State Library Sunset bill lets lawmakers hold the keys

BY MICHAEL KING

Project Connect Unveils Cap Metro's Orange Line

The first route in a high-capacity transit plan

BY SARAH MARLOFF

City Council: Getting It All Planned Out

Inching toward Imagine Austin

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

UPDATED: AISD Reassigns Principal After "MAGA" Controversy

Andrews Elementary principal Gabriela Soto said the school's new PTA looks forward to "making Andrews Great Again!"

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Lege Lines: School Finance Bill Passes House With Flying Colors

Stickland only holdout on ambitious “Texas Plan” finance bill

BY AUSTIN SANDERS AND MARY TUMA

food

Local Musician Is a One-Woman Food and Live Music Show

Dinner With Giulia brings authentic Italian home cooking and original performances to your kitchen

BY JESSI CAPE

Longhorn Meat Market: Butcher, Grocer, and Community Hub

127 years in the business and still going strong

BY JESSIKA ROTH

None of the Gluten, All of the Fun at Wild Chix & Waffles

Southern flair comes to North Austin

BY JESSI CAPE

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of April 11, 2019
music

Settling in but Never Settling at the Old Settler's Music Fest

Executive Director Jean Spivey looks back at three decades of roots music

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Faster Than Sound: Jackie Venson Solos

Local blues hero goes solo to cut costs, city polls on use of $12 million earmarked for the arts, and the U.S. State Dept. blocks Palestinian artist Dirar Kalash from the Fusebox Festival

BY RACHEL RASCOE

Texas Platters

Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin

William Harries Graham

Jakes

Rebecca Loebe

Give Up Your Ghosts

Crypt Trip

Haze County

Steve Earle & the Dukes

Guy

T$O – Trill Shit Only

T$O – Trill Shit Only

Ladi Earth

Don't Ask Y

Being Dead

Fame Money Death by Drive By

Hey Cowboy

Sandy Cheeks
screens

Movies or Medicaid: A False Choice at the Texas Legislature

Another tug o’ war over funding for Texas’ film, TV, and gaming industry rebate program

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Complicated Legacy of America's First Celebrity Fashion Designer in Halston

Gold, glimmer, greed

BY BETH SULLIVAN

Film Reviews

After

One Direction fan fiction comes to the big screen, because that's what we deserve

Amazing Grace

The lost concert movie of the nights that Aretha Franklin recorded her iconic album

Black Mother

A hypnotic and all-encompassing glimpse into Jamaican life

Breakthrough

Evangelical tract never raises a pulse

The Chaperone

The fascinating true story of Louise Brooks falls out of focus in this anachronistic fiction

Diane

Mortality has never seemed more pressing or vibrant than in this tale of small-town aging

High Life

The tedium of space is nothing compared to the tedium of an unfulfilling story

Knife + Heart

Perfect postmodernism among Paris' porn scene in this retro-giallo

Little

Time goes backward in this riff on Big (or maybe it just feels that way)

Missing Link

More than just fuzzy fun in this latest stop-motion wonder

Penguin Highway

A wonderful anime adventure into childhood ... with lots of adorable penguins
arts & culture

Seeing the Fusebox Festival Without Reservations

Tickets to some shows have been snapped up, but there’s still plenty of electric Fusebox action available

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Mary Moody Northen Theatre's Spring Awakening

In this production at St. Edward's University, the use of movement adds emphasis to the musical's sex-positive moral

Vortex Repertory Company's Last: An Extinction Comedy

The magic cast by the company of this devised show pulls laughs from the impending demise of the planet

Outside Looking In by T.C. Boyle

With this novel about Timothy Leary and LSD in the early Sixties, T.C. Boyle has written a mighty book – and a gift
columns

Qmmunity: Interns, Writers Wanted

Join the team, cheer on a team, and find your queer events here

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Pine Forest Golf Club

Old Bastrop golf course gets a new shine

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Doing the Legwork for Love

The mighty oak begins with a tiny acorn

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

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

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