Oct. 11, 2019

Volume 39, Number 6

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ACL Music Fest 2019 Week Two Preview

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news

Austin's Land Use Debate Returns to the Spotlight

A new draft code has risen out of CodeNEXT's ashes

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Point Austin: It's Accountability Time

Lloyd Doggett on the need for swift action on impeachment

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: Destroying Some to Save Others

City, Austin ISD look for similar changes in similar places

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Travis County Prosecutor to Fill County Court of Law Judicial Seat

County Commissioners selected Dimple Malhotra by a 4-0 vote

BY SARAH MARLOFF

More Dems File in State Judicial Races

Keith Hampton, Amy Clark Meachum announce for high Texas courts

BY MICHAEL KING

GOP’s Pete Sessions Announces for TX-17

Defeated congressman to run for vacated Flores seat

BY MICHAEL KING

Adler, Council Prepare for Abbott's Siege on Homelessness

Texas gov. continues to hammer city leadership on its response to homelessness through misinformation and fearmongering

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Council Member Alter, Advocates Optimistic on APD Review

The city gears up for the third-party evaluation of the department's handling of sexual assault cases

BY SARAH MARLOFF

AISD Trustees Share First Thoughts on "School Changes"

So far, board's holding firm (more or less)

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Texas, D.C. Dems Raise Funds and the Roof at Johnson-Jordan Dinner

DNC chair: “Opportunity everywhere” in “largest battleground state”

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Death Watch: Is Randall Mays "Competent" to Die?

Trial court stays execution to consider if he's mentally unfit, again

BY BRANT BINGAMON

food

Multicultural Refugee Coalition Celebrates 10 Years of Growing Roots in Austin

Texas transplants find space to grow

BY VERONICA MEEWES

Petite Portions and Not-So-Petite Prices at She’s Not Here

South Pacific-themed tiki bar-cum-restaurant evokes a sense of sleek playfulness

BY MELANIE HAUPT

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of October 10, 2019
music

ACL Fest 2019

Friday ACL Fest 2019 Week One Reviews

Live shots from the first weekend

Friday ACL Fest 2019 Week Two Picks

Saturday ACL Fest 2019 Week One Reviews

Live shots from the first weekend

ACL Fest Interview: Dayglow

UT dropout Sloan Struble goes viral as Dayglow

BY RACHEL RASCOE

Must-See Saturday Acts at ACL Music Festival

Including a handful of weekend-two exclusives

Sunday ACL Fest 2019 Week One Reviews

Live shots from the first weekend

Can't-Miss Acts for Sunday at ACL Music Festival

Including three weekend-two-only performers

ACL Fest 2019 Week Two Record Reviews

Wax playlists for the second-weekend ACL Fest

11 Local Acts to See at ACL's Second Weekend

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Blackillac's Phranchyze and Zeale Go From Frenemies to Brothers

ACL Fest all-stars cruise the beats

BY KAHRON SPEARMAN

Faster Than Sound: Lizzo City Limits

“Truth Hurts” star’s historic audience, and other ACL Fest weekend one standouts

BY RACHEL RASCOE

screens

Behind the Scenes on Netflix’s New Austin-Made, Mexico-Set Anime

The many hands of Powerhouse Animation make light work of Seis Manos

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

“Cowboys in Space” Exhibit Finds the Frontier in the Stars

Exploring the infinite plains at the Bullock Museum

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Dolemite Is My Name

Eddie Murphy pays homage to the comedy genius of Rudy Ray Moore

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Vince Gilligan-helmed feature reunites Breaking Bad fans with Jesse Pinkman

Gemini Man

It's Will Smith vs. a younger Will Smith

Jexi

A tech-addicted man finds an unexpected life coach in his phone's virtual assistant

Lucy in the Sky

Natalie Portman's astronaut crashes to Earth

Midnight Traveler

What it's really like to be a refugee fleeing the Taliban

Where's My Roy Cohn?

The man who taught Trump to be a monster
arts & culture

Austin Séance Shares the History of American Spiritualism

In their sittings, Jake Cordero and Albert Lucio give you the experience of contacting the departed

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Arts Reviews

UT Theatre & Dance's 12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs)

In a work more poetry than story, playwright Caridad Svich has drowned Ophelia resurface, freed from Hamlet's shadow

The Hidden Room Theatre's The Duchess of Malfi

In staging John Webster's revenge tragedy, the company strikes a delightful balance between historical authenticity and genuine emotion

"Colin McIntyre: Systema Praeternaturae" at Dimension Gallery

The artist's sinuous, flowing forms of nickel-plated steel are part of a reminder that in the midst of life, we are in death, etc.
columns

Qmmunity: The Fight for Queers’ Title VII Rights in SCOTUS’ hands

Plus GayCL returns and local stylists host benefit for Cheer Ups’ Maggie Lea

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Three Roll Estate Distillery

Local rum returns to the land of sugar plantations

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Luv Doc: Being Circumspect

A stupid, irritating, or contemptible person

BY 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

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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