Jan. 10, 2020

features

Vision 2020

In 1990, We Predicted What 2020 Would Look Like. Did We Get Anything Right?

And since we're here, why not place some bets on 2050?

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

news

Vision 2020

A Month-by-Month Guide to Election 2020 Madness

From local policy to the national election, we just want you to vote, OK?

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Making a Better Austin, One Volunteer at a Time

Opportunities to get civically involved this year

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Austin at Large: Take It From a Ninja ...

You know, you could just not say anything. Try that.

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Notice: LDC Developments

Suit set; ZAP zinger; ashes for ASH?

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Pedestrian Safety Feature Added to Downtown Intersections

"Leading pedestrian intervals" give a 5- to 7-second boost at crosswalks

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Mapping the Future of MetroRail's Green Line

Jan. 10 is the last day to provide feedback on new rail line

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Austin Police Open Internal Investigation Into South Congress Stabbing

Governor baselessly blames "lawlessness" via tweet

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Local Election News: War Shadows Edition

From lawsuits to candidates in suits

BY MICHAEL KING

Ken Paxton Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Overturn Historic Whole Woman’s Ruling

Cruz, Cornyn join anti-choice attorney general in call for repeal

BY MARY TUMA

Former County Judge Rails Against Delia Garza

What is Bill Aleshire's problem with the county attorney candidate?

BY MICHAEL KING

Death Watch: Can "Abandonment Rage" Spare Death Row Inmate's Life?

SCOTUS considers what could be Texas' first execution of 2020

BY BRANT BINGAMON

food

Vision 2020

Young Restaurateurs Learn to Share in Austin's Real Estate Market

Traditional restaurateuring gets a millennial makeover

BY LINA FISHER

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of January 9, 2020
music

Vision 2020

Musicians on How Best to Employ City Funds Earmarked for the Local Scene

$3 million in HOT funds are coming. Now what?

Faster Than Sound: Unlocking Oblivion Access

Leaving the Austin Terror Fest title behind, Oblivion Access partners Dusty Brooks and Dorian Domi reach for new horizons

BY RACHEL RASCOE

screens

Vision 2020

Austin’s 2020 Film Festival Calendar

Your print-out-and-keep guide for movie lovers

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Austin Film Critics Association Announces 2019 Awards

Local reviewers call Fury Road best film of the decade

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Fantastic Fest Interview: Playing With the Tracking With Tim Robbins on VHYes

It's a father-son deal in this home movie insanity

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Now Streaming in Austin: Night Flight Plus

Three local short films in the launch lineup for “Short Film Showcase”

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

The Grudge

A new haunting from the J-horror franchise

Invisible Life

Brazilian drama divides sisters from each other

Just Mercy

True-life story of prison injustice can't escape procedural bonds

Like a Boss

Unpleasant workplace comedy didn't get the memo about jokes

Midnight Family

Life in Mexico’s unregulated ambulance industry

1917

World War I drama shows heroism in saving, not taking, lives

Reality Queen!

Celebrity spoof is less fun than mocking tabloids

63 Up

The British documentary series about growing up faces growing old

The Sonata

Musical mystery in this Gothic romance
arts & culture

Vision 2020

Austin's Throwing a Big Bash for Beethoven in 2020

The classical community is lighting 250 candles for this musical superhero

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

ISHIDA Dance Company's Beginning / αρχή

This contemporary dance troupe's dynamic debut with "small bites" whetted the appetite for a full meal

"A Rock About the Size of a Small Avocado"

You can find connections to this city's art scene just about anywhere

A Wild and Precious Life: A Memoir by Edie Windsor

The life of a same-sex marriage hero sparkles in this collaborative memoir
columns

Vision 2020

Qmmunity: Vision 2020 Could Be 90-90-90

Plus queer parties to celebrate life and excess with Alexander the Great, Coconut Club, more

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Coming in 2020 Across Texas

What Capt. Day Trips is looking forward to in the new year

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Adult-Type Things

It's fine to socialize your kids, but not at the expense of other adults who had no part in their conception

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

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