Nov. 15, 2019

news

As Millions Demand Justice, Texas Prepares to Take Rodney Reed's Life

Looking back at a long road of injustice for the death row inmate

BY BRANT BINGAMON

Austin at Large: Surprise, Surprise, Surprise

Big dumb mud puddles of racism, right there beneath our feet

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Notice: ___ Commission Wraps Up

PC confirms its new, "no planning" job description

BY NICK BARBARO

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NAKED CITY

Beer Brawl in the “Cleanest Little City in Texas”

In the home of Shiner Bock beer, Karbach Brewing Co. rents out billboards to announce "there's a new Bock in Shiner"

BY JESSI CAPE

Council Counters "Camp Abbott" With Plan to Convert a South Austin Motel Into a Low-Barrier Shelter

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Anti-Choice Grifter’s Mischief Costs Texas Taxpayers $1.6M

State asks for its money back after Round Rock-based anti-abortion group fritters away women's health funds

BY MARY TUMA

Austin Firefighters Association Takes On Travis County D.A.

UPDATE: Margaret Moore responds to videos alleging mishandling of sexual assault cases

BY SARAH MARLOFF

County Clerk Vows Fix for “Fleeing Voters” Before March

Voter confusion with new voting equipment triggered numerous election night recounts

BY MICHAEL KING

Sexual Assault Survivor Files for Temporary Restraining Order Against Moore, Montford

BY SARAH MARLOFF

City to Investigate Alleged Racism, Homophobia in APD's Top Ranks

APA President says he's "horrified" by the allegations

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Pease Parents Aim to Change the School Changes

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

food

Top 20 Austin Breweries

Gird your liver for our annual Central Texas brewery power rankings

BY ERIC PUGA

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of November 14, 2019
music

People, Not the Place, Make This Festival a Utopia

UtopiaFest's triumvirate of land, music, and people takes shape

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Faster Than Sound – Sex Bomb to Sister Ray: Recapping Levitation’s Second Downtown Go-Round

Scenes from Austin’s marquee independent music fest

BY RACHEL RASCOE

screens

Meet Accomplice, the Austin Startup Paving the Way Toward an Immersive Future

Striving for a world with no more boring experiences

BY TOM CHEREDAR

Searching for New Heights at Film Fests Reel Rock 14 and Reel Plastic

Two rock-climbing film fest come to Austin

BY BETH SULLIVAN

Now Streaming in Austin: "Stop"

Austin short film portrays the terror of racial profiling

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

American Dharma

Steve Bannon dissected by the great Errol Morris

Better Days

Bullying leads to murder in this Chinese high school drama

Charlie's Angels

Gen Z get their wings in Elizabeth Banks' Angels continuation

Everything for All Reasons

Who the fuck is Terry Allen, and why don't you know already?

Ford v Ferrari

Enduring male bonding cuts through racetrack noise and paddock politics

Frankie

Family drama is far less fun than a walk in the woods

The Report

Recounting of U.S. torture program investigation is dry as Senate testimony

Scandalous: The True Story of the National Enquirer

The shocking history of America's sleaziest tabloid

The Turkey Bowl

Small-town hijinks over a football game rescheduled by 20 years

The Warrior Queen of Jhansi

Indian history lesson is loose with facts and light on drama
arts & culture

A Painter’s Guide to East Austin Studio Tour 2019

Five artists you don’t want to miss on this year’s EAST

BY CAROLINE WRIGHT

Arts Reviews

Capital T Theatre's It Is Magic

This captivating staging of Mickle Maher's comedy debates theatre's enchantments where Macbeth meets "The Three Little Pigs"

UT Department of Theatre & Dance's Spring Awakening

This staging of the hit musical blends the old and new, petticoats and punk, with a power and seductiveness that enraptures

Seven Drinks: (on the Absurdity of Being Human) and Instructions for Their Service by Ty Harvey

Longtime Austin bartender serves up some serious rituals of imbibing
columns

Qmmunity: Trans Day of Remembrance

Plus events for Trans Week of Resilience, Drag Fest returns for year five, and more

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Ellis Motel, Round Top

Take a load off at Round Top lounge

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Your Poop Is the Shit!

It's not the end of the world

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

The Common Law

Short-Term Rentals (STRs) – recent questions

BY LUKE ELLIS

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

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