Nov. 22, 2019

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Gifted and Talented Education Programs Turn the Lights Out on Non-White Students

"Race is the greatest predictor of who succeeds and fails in American public education"

BY AUTUMN A. ARNETT

Point Austin: One, Two, So Many Amigos

Agent Orange stops in Austin, trailing corruption in his wake

BY MICHAEL KING

Public Notice: A Map of 21st Century Racism

BY NICK BARBARO

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District 2 Race Gathers Steam as Delia Garza Decides Not to Seek Reelection

David Chincanchan has already kicked off his campaign, Vanessa Fuentes considering

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Former Austin Council Candidate Vexes Another Election

Dallas bond held up by Laura Pressley

BY MICHAEL KING

Austin City Council Shows Surprising Interest in Upzoning

Mayor throws a curveball in advance of Monday's new Land Development Code revision report

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

County Revives Proposal for Palm School / Expo Center Land Swap

County Judge’s latest offer to city manager expires Dec. 16

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

AISD Board Votes to Close Four Austin Elementary Schools

Despite public outcry, Brooke, Pease, Sims, and Metz all to shutter

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Travis County D.A. Moore Pushes Back Against Firefighters' Claims

Says the job of her office is to "see that justice is done" for victims and the accused

BY SARAH MARLOFF

City Opens Inquiry Into APD Racism Charges

Former Bexar County ADA will lead third-party investigation

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Rodney Reed Gets Execution Stay, New Hearing

New witnesses, debunked forensic evidence, and DNA testing to be considered in 2020

BY BRANT BINGAMON

food

Where to Buy Your Thanksgiving Bird

7 ways to put a turkey (or non-turkey) on the table in Austin

BY JESSIKA ROTH

Austin's Vegan Options for Your Thanksgiving Feast

No need for meat, but get your orders in fast

BY ALISHA MCDARRIS

Toni Tipton-Martin’s Unveils Much-Anticipated Second Cookbook

Check out her recipe for roast turkey with chile-pecan sauce fresh from Jubilee

BY JESSI CAPE

Austin’s Best Locally Baked Thanksgiving Pies

Keep your eyes on the pies

BY JESSIKA ROTH

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmer's markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of November 21, 2019
music

Ed Ward Unleashes His Second Volume on The History of Rock & Roll

First-generation rock critic visits Teen Pan Alley

BY TIM STEGALL

Faster Than Sound: Goodbye Prop B, Hello HOT Monies

Following the defeat of Proposition B, Austin music advocates brainstorm applications of the first city funding for commercial music

BY RACHEL RASCOE

Texas Platters

The Deer

Do No Harm

Graham Reynolds

Marfa: A Country & Western Big Band Suite

Boleys

El Toro

Delicate Boys

Mineral Empire

Moist Flesh

Total Erosion of Meaning

Mean Jolene

Try Harder
screens

How ATX Studios Has Quietly Become Valuable Real Estate for TV in Austin

One of the city's big filming facilities is about to undergo a massive expansion

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The Film Society That Brought Indie and Arthouse to Austin Returns

AFS hosts a series of the movies that inspired Cinema 40

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Now Streaming in Austin: Coming Undone With Minnow Mountain

Resurrecting Rotoscoping for the Amazon Prime mindbender

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Mister Rogers reminds us once again that we are loved

Frozen II

Back to Arendelle, but has the story grown up with the audience?

The Good Liar

Mirren and McKellen cross paths in this retiree con flick

Honey Boy

Shia LaBeouf's autobiography is more than a therapy session

Waves

A bracing dive into a Floridian family set adrift
arts & culture

Fusebox Festival Director Chooses His Top Five Stops for EAST 2019

Ron Berry on what's hot on this year's East Austin Studio Tour

BY RON BERRY

Arts Reviews

Generic Ensemble Company's The Future of Ismael

This stage adaptation of Siri Gurudev's novel creates a striking sci-fi society but never finds its beating heart

Dance Repertory Theatre's 2019 Fall for Dance

In works ranging from tender to tense, the student dancers in the UT Department of Theatre & Dance embodied the spirit of "I can do anything"

"Sarah Fox: Bruisers" at grayDUCK Gallery

In this solo show, boys will be boys, sometimes, and sometimes also horses
columns

Qmmunity: Less Hateful Chicken

Plus drag dance parties, queerotica, and Thanksgiving-themed storytelling

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Deep-Sea Fishing, Galveston

Spending reel time on the Gulf of Mexico

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Shoeless Joker

A pair of shoes makes a decent funk fence

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

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sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

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