Jan. 24, 2020

news

How Does School District Policing Support Local Students?

To serve and protect

BY AUTUMN A. ARNETT

Public Notice: Department of Unintended Consequences

Could the new land development code actually make Austin less affordable?

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

Quote of the Week

Civics 101

NAKED CITY

Retaliation Reported Against Some Participating in APD Racism Investigation

Activists ask city to protect those speaking out against bigotry

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

With $4 Million in Debt Trudy’s Files for Bankruptcy

Company still hopes to “win back the goodwill of the customers”

BY KEVIN CURTIN

An End to Pot Prosecutions?

Council considers resolution to effectively decriminalize low-level possession

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Point in Time Count Looks to Give Overview of Homelessness in the U.S.

Service providers, volunteers gear up for annual PIT Count

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Election Ticker: From the Council Dais to Round Rock

Endorsements are rolling in for March 2020 Primary

BY MICHAEL KING

After 17 Years In Jail, Rosa Jimenez Awaits Retrial or Release

With stage 4 kidney disease, attorneys worry retrial will turn into a death sentence

BY BRANT BINGAMON

food

An Immigrant Family Brings Iranian Cuisine to Austin

Chef Amir Hajimaleki and his family honor the fundamentals of Persian cuisine in all six of their restaurants

BY JESSI CAPE

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of January 23, 2020
music

The Glam Punks of 70s Austin Get Up to Their Gypsy Tricks

The Austin Punk Chronicles, chapter two, part two: Glitter rock (1972-76) fades

BY TIM STEGALL

Faster Than Sound: Demons & Delights – The Art of Billie Buck

Local illustrator makes “Hot Soup” at the relocated Austin Museum of Popular Culture

BY RACHEL RASCOE

screens

In Production: A Trip to Rehab in Addict Named Hal

On-set for the upcoming feature from the front lines of addiction

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

American Hypocrisy Revealed in The Misogynists

“Self-righteous, smug and wicked.” Onur Tukel pulls no punches in this extended Q&A

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

ATX Film News: Zellweger, Linklater, Bujalski, Oh My!

Plus AFF gets an NEA grant and ... Cats 2?

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

One in a Crowd: The Choice

Immersive VR doc explores the right to choose abortion

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Clemency

The death penalty reconsidered from the eyes and heart of a warden

Color Out of Space

Lovecraft adaptation finally captures eldritch horror

Detective Chinatown 3

Massively successful Chinese action-comedy series heads to Japan

The Gentlemen

Guy Ritchie insists on ruining our fond memories of Snatch

The Last Full Measure

A true story of a hero denied recognition
arts & culture

"Piecing It Together" Gives Credit to Austin's First Graffiti Artists

The Mexican American Cultural Center exhibition captures the lore and legends of the local graffiti scene early on

BY RACHEL KOPER

Arts Reviews

Jarrott Productions' The Niceties

In this staging of Eleanor Burgess' drama, the frictions of American society catch fire in an academic's office

Austin Playhouse's Tiny Beautiful Things

There's excellent work in Austin Playhouse's production about Cheryl Strayed writing an advice column, but where's the humility?

"PrintAustin: The Contemporary Print" at Big Medium

To go or not to go: That's ultimately a stupid question
columns

Qmmunity: Vote for the Future You Want

Plus Magical Realness returns and a sneak peek at OUTsider 2020

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Day Trips: Interurban Railway Museum, Plano

Remembering the interurban rails

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Luv Doc: Sea Monkey Foot Tattoo

There is no reason to stand on principle

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

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

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