Nov. 29, 2019

Volume 39, Number 13

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news

For Patients With Opioid Use Disorders, the B-Team Offers Help

Dell Seton Medical Center’s “Buprenorphine Team” and its innovative approach to addiction

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Austin at Large: Be Thankful for What We’ve Got

Sometimes, the grinding slog of government bears tasty fruit

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Notice: Motherless Austin

Building a better city, but at what cost?

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Equality Texas Names New CEO

Ricardo Martinez will takeover the advocacy organization on Dec. 1

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Kind Clinic Leader Recognized for Her HIV Work

Cynthia Brinson receives Texas Academy of Family Physicians Public Health Award

BY SARAH MARLOFF

City Council Gets a Breather Before LDC Frenzy

The dais faces a marathon of meetings covering everything from the land use code to APD racism

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

APD Racial Bias Controversy Now Includes Lawsuit

Suit alleges "a pattern and practice of discriminating against African Americans"

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Grief, Anger, Activism Follow AISD’s Move to Close Schools

Lingering questions over unreleased equity report fuel frustration

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

March 2020 Election Ticker

Noises from the primary

BY MICHAEL KING

New Housing Rules Benefit Project Transitions

Affordability Unlocked helps the AIDS services organization triple its housing stock

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Too Many Voters, or Too Few? We'll Know by March!

Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir works with the Texas secretary of state to troubleshoot the “fleeing voter” problem

BY MICHAEL KING

food

Soothe Your Stress With These Five Decadent CBD Brands

More than just tinctures

BY JESSI CAPE

Vixen’s Wedding

Stay for the pork ribs vindaloo; go for more information

BY JESSI CAPE

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of November 27, 2019
music

The Austin Music Poll Innovates in 2020

Write-in, wrong. The Music Poll goes multiple choice.

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Blues Boy Hubbard Passes at 85

Guitarist and bandleader elemental to Eastside music history

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Fall Platters

Hovvdy

Heavy Lifter

Madi Meeks

Madi Meeks

Jeremy Nail

Ghost of Love

Fastball

The Help Machine

Larry Seaman

Resurrectionist

Michael A. Muller

Lower River

Hug

A Young Person's Guide to Hug

Quin NFN

4NUN

Vapor Caves

Feel Yourself

Longriver

Of Seasons

Montopolis

The Legend of Big Bend

Not in the Face

Phase

Hans Gruber & the Die Hards

2

Nolan Potter's Nightmare Band

Nightmare Forever

Rocket 808

Rocket 808

Jeff Lofton

Jericho

Susan Gibson

The Hard Stuff

Tex Smith

Kinfolk

Garrett T. Capps

All Right, All Night

Christine Smith

Meet Me on the Far Side of a Star
screens

New Web Series Gentrified Reveals the Reality of Displaced East Austin

When home isn't home anymore

BY KATELYN LANDRY

Behind the Scenes at the Centre Pompidou's Tribute to Richard Linklater

An American in Paris

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

ATX Film News: Fundraisers and a Special Delivery Scare Package

Is Austin giving the world the next Game of Thrones?

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Dark Waters

Todd Haynes' courtroom drama is a true-life environmental horror

Knives Out

Cunning if slight murder mystery revives the whodunit

Marriage Story

Driver and Johansson are note perfect as a couple falling apart

Queen & Slim

Tragic romance with a Black Lives Matter message

21 Bridges

Chadwick Boseman brings Manhattan to a halt as a corruption-busting cop
arts & culture

Co-Lab Projects' "Texas Toast" Dishes Up a Heapin’ Helping

This group exhibition looks at the food that means the most to us

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

Austin Shakespeare's As You Like It

An Austin-infused Arden is more poetic license than artistic alchemy

Beerthoven's Czechs Mix

This program of music by three Czech composers made big music feel right at home in the state where everything's bigger

"Work Play Money Love What It Is What Could Be Both Neither Art Design" at Northern-Southern

This intersection of art and design traffics in graphic and sculptural brilliance
columns

Qmmunity: Grateful for You, Grateful for Queers

Plus, Jenny Hoyston’s new tunes and the world premiere of Austin’s all-trans revue

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Nuestra Señora del Rosario Mission

Mission ruins recall Spanish Texas

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Sex and the White American Male

White guys ruin everything. Why wouldn't they ruin sex?

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soocer 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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