Aug. 23, 2019

Volume 38, Number 52

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Hot Sauce Festival 2019

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news

How Much Reform Is Enough in the Travis County District Attorney Race?

Incumbent D.A. Margaret Moore faces challengers from the left

BY MICHAEL KING

Austin At Large: For the Price of a Policeman

The cost of public safety, in different community currencies

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Abbott Appoints Domestic Terrorism Task Force in El Paso's Wake

Thoughts, prayers, committees

BY MICHAEL KING

Judge Chantal Eldridge Under Fire in Rape Case

D.A. seeks judge's recusal in sexual assault case awaiting sentencing

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Former City Council Candidate Runs for U.S. Senate, Nobel Peace Prize

Put that in your dyad and smoke it

BY MICHAEL KING

Residents to Vote for Hotel Occupancy Tax Allocation, Soccer

County, city grapple for hotel dollars

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Council Members To Back Abortion Support Budget Measure

Garza, Casar plan support for $100K in abortion assistance

BY MARY TUMA

For Council, No Easy Next Steps After Lifting Camping Ban

Austin’s homelessness strategy turns to housing

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Cap Metro Creates New Way to Get to Campus

Streamlining the passage from Downtown to the Drag

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Waller Creek Conservancy Rebrands to Waterloo Greenway

Don't worry, the creek hasn't changed its name

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Austin FC Soccer Stadium Groundbreaking Nears

Major league organization preps to quickly build new stadium

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Austin ISD Gets Its State Report Card

The district gets a B for performance

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

food

2019 AUSTIN CHRONICLE HOT SAUCE FESTIVAL

It’s About Much More Than Just Hot Sauce

Welcome to the 29th Annual Hot Sauce Festival

BY JESSI CAPE

2019 Hot Sauce Contest & Festival Facts

Everything you need to know to attend the celebration of spice

Hot Sauce Festival Celebrity Judges

This year’s distinguished panel includes...

For Foodies Looking for Adventure, Local Hot Sauces Keep Getting Hotter

Do you yearn to burn? You have options.

BY JESSI DEVENYNS

Pam Pritchard Serves Up Unpretentious Hospitality at the Tigress Pub

The Tigress of North Loop heads Austin's coziest neighborhood pub

BY LINA FISHER

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of August 22, 2019
music

Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis Step Into Their Third Act

Chronicle Hot Sauce headliners look ahead to the next waltz

BY DOUG FREEMAN

Faster Than Sound: Empire Control Room Owners Purchase Longtime Location

Seventh Street venue takes charge of its live music destiny

BY RACHEL RASCOE

screens

AGLIFF 2019

aGLIFF Goes Behind the Flounce and Bounce of Trixie Mattel

Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts spotlights the Drag Race alum and musician

BY BETH SULLIVAN

aGLIFF Honoree Rose Troche Looks Back at Go Fish

Director remembers her era-defining directorial debut

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Six Documentaries Not to Miss at AGLIFF

From strong voices to strong representation, true stories being told at the LGBTQ+ film festival

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Bringing Real-World Trauma to Action Blockbuster Angel Has Fallen

Ric Roman Waugh flies on broken wings

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The More the Merrier Finds Fun in Creative Sleeping Arrangements

Room for one more at AFS Cinema

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Film Reviews

Angel Has Fallen

An unexpected twist in the franchise is all for the better

Cold Case Hammarskjöld

An assassination, a conspiracy, and decades of secrets unlocked in this chilling documentary

47 Meters Down: Uncaged

New sharks, who dis?

Love, Antosha

The fascinating but fleeting life of Anton Yelchin given due reverence

One Child Nation

Inside China’s 36-year war on women’s bodies

Overcomer

God and running in this faith-based drama

Ready or Not

Party games will be the death of Samara Weaving in this raucous black comedy
arts & culture

Improviser Shannon Stott Brings Some Lord of the Rings to Out of Bounds

The Gandalf of improv is all over the comedy festival

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Zach Theatre's Ann

This revival of Holland Taylor’s play replaces Ann Richards the Lone Star icon with the everyday Texan who faced challenges head-on

“Shana Hoehn: Hauntings” at Women & Their Work

Vintage hood ornaments are reimagined as sculptures that expose the historically distorted treatment of women’s bodies
columns

Qmmunity: Fangirling Over Austin’s Queer Film Fest

Plus make marriage with p1nkstar and Y2K, and Erica Nix promises no cults

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Spider Mountain Bike Park

Round the mountain at Spider Mountain Bike Park

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: The Man of Your Dreams

Either you care how people are dressed, or you don’t

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

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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