Aug. 2, 2019

news

How Austin Is Tackling Homelessness on the Street and at City Hall

More shelters, more beds, and more fights about ordinances ahead

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Point Austin: Money Matters, and the Senate

Can the Dems find (and fund) the candidate to beat Cornyn?

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: They’re Baaack!

Council faces a busy first week

BY NICK BARBARO

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Stabbing Attack on Waller Creek Highlights Dangers Faced by Those Experiencing Homelessness

BY SARAH MARLOFF

PARD Releases Draft Long-Range Plan

“Our Parks, Our Future” charts course through 2028

BY SAVANA DUNNING

Austin Police Encouraged to Use Excessive Force?

Lawsuit: City fails to discipline problem cops

BY MARY TUMA

Anti-Abortionist and Heidi Group Founder Sues U.S. Government

Suit argues anti-choice and anti-LGBTQ groups with "sincere religious beliefs" deserve Title X money

BY MARY TUMA

Travis County Leaders Give Themselves Raises

Salary move comes amid fears of shrinking budgets

BY LINDSAY STAFFORD MADER

food

Uncovering the Mysteries of Austin’s Speakeasies and Secret Bars

A guide to some of the hidden (and not-so-hidden) bars around town

BY LINA FISHER

Austin’s First CBD Collective Opens Downtown

Custom Botanical Dispensary offers cannabidiol and more

BY JESSI CAPE

Comic Book Cookbook Shows You How to Make Perfect Ramen

A step-by-step trip into the noodlicious and brothy world of ramen

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of August 1, 2019
music

The Origins of Austin Punk in the Aftermath of the 13th Floor Elevators

Roky Erickson hurtles toward Doug Sahm

BY TIM STEGALL

screens

Texas Thriller Coyote Lake Draws Suspense From True Crime

On the shores of the border with filmmaker Sara Selig­man

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

We Have a Lot of History Here: The Austin Chronicle and Between the Lines

How Jeff Goldblum’s first starring role helped shape the paper we became

BY NICK BARBARO

Punk Legend John Doe Presents at AFS Cinema

The L.A. to Austin transplant on acting: "I want to be sideways!"

BY TIM STEGALL

One in a Crowd: "Dancers"

Short film needs your help to get en pointe

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Cassandro, the Exotico!

Back body drops, and in high heels

Coyote Lake

Still waters run deep in this innovative border crime drama

Diamantino

Politics and Pekingese in this strange, sweet, and very Portuguese fantasy

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

Something something family something. The unkillable franchise lumbers on.

Long Gone Wild

New film asks, what happened after Blackish brought orca torture to light?

Mike Wallace Is Here

The 60 Minutes newsman's legacy makes headlines of its own

The Mountain

Tye Sheridan and Jeff Goldblum in an engrossing experiment in form

Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood

Tarantino takes Tinseltown head-on

Sea of Shadows

Eco-crime-documentary follow the deadly impact of cartels and animal smugglers

Sword of Trust

Marc Maron like you've never seen him in this oddball Southern road trip to the truth
arts & culture

Local Band Montopolis Scores a Multimedia Ode to the Texas Coast

Galveston (and you) will be blown away by this production

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Arts Reviews

Summer Stock Austin's How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

This musical succeeds on the infectious energy of every member of its enthusiastic cast

Summer Stock Austin's Haunted: A Ghost Story

This new musical by Allen Robertson and Damon Brown is darker than their usual fare, but there's light at the end

Grageriart: Design 4 Everyone at Crashbox

Math rock is hard, let's go shopping with some robots
columns

Qmmunity: Pride Week Commences

Party with Qmmunity, That Time of the Month, and Andy Campbell

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: The Majestic Theatre

Take the majestic tour

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Pineapple Pizza

A big ol' meaty, cheesy, greasy gastronomical death trap

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

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Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

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