April 3, 2020

by the Chronicle Art Staff

Volume 39, Number 31

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ON THE COVER:
WE HAVE AN ISSUE:

BY Kimberley Jones

news

Working Overtime to Provide for Unhoused Neighbors During the Coronavirus Pandemic

All shall be fed

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

On the COVID-19 Front Lines, Providers Feel Exposed

Seeking protection

BY MARGARET NICKLAS

Austin at Large: Everything’s Different Now

The new normal requires a lot of willpower, but also the chance to do things better

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Notice: Congress CARES About You

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines

The week's biggest news, in brief

Quote of the Week

Council Passes COVID-19 Relief Package Amid Pushback on Building Ban

City Hall is here to help

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt's Long Goodbye

State Senate race to succeed Watson complicated by pandemic and controversy

BY MICHAEL KING

Will COVID-19 Strike the Census?

How Austin is adjusting its strategy to ensure every resident gets counted

BY MICHAEL KING AND AUSTIN SANDERS

CapMetro Suspends MetroExpress Service, Eliminates Fare in April

New measures installed to minimize spread of COVID-19

BY BETH SULLIVAN

Your Infographic Guide to Sheltering at Home in Austin

How to stay home and work safe to fight COVID-19

BY JASON STOUT

food

What Happens When Two Academics Fall in Love and Start a Farm?

TerraPurezza Farm studies regenerative agriculture just outside Austin

BY LINA FISHER

Introducing Chronicle Cooking, Our New Recipe Hub

Check out our growing list of dishes, drinks, and techniques

BY JESSI CAPE

Austin Restaurant Take-Out and Other Food Delivery Options

Our constantly updated resource of local eateries to support while maintaining your social distance
music

Star Parks' New Album Proves Prescient in These Uncertain Times

Sophomore LP, The New Sounds of Late Capitalism captures our suddenly insecure moment

BY DOUG FREEMAN

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Industry Adjusts to Life Without Gigs

Creative pivots, City Council relief resolution, and meet Quinn Ryan Curtin!

BY RACHEL RASCOE

New Austin Music You Can Enjoy at Home

What we’re spending our time with

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ, GREG STITT, TIM STEGALL, RACHEL RASCOE AND DEREK UDENSI

Livestream Music Listings

BY GREG STITT

screens

Killing Demons and Blasting Sabbath: 15 Years of Supernatural

Austin stars Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki look back on the CW smash show

BY JAMES SCOTT

Austin Cinemas Go Virtual

New initiative changes the game for VOD to benefit indie theatres and distributors

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Demons on the Set of Cursed Films

New series on Shudder asks why we want to believe in evil

BY MATTHEW MONAGLE

Film Reviews

Corpus Christi

Powerful Polish drama probes faith and lies

The Infiltrators

Reckless, heroic, or both? Immigration center story told through reconstruction and fly-on-the-wall footage

Vitalina Varela

Portuguese master of social observation visits migrant workers in old age

The Whistlers

Convoluted Romanian noir gets lost in translation from birdsong
arts & culture

New Murals in Austin You May Have Missed

A guide to some of Austin's most notable new murals you may have missed

BY ROBERT FAIRES

The Hideout Theatre’s Virtual Threefer

Three troupes Zoomed and Twitched their time upon the improv stage

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Community Listings

Donation and volunteer opportunities, job openings, online fitness classes, and more

BY KAT NCNEVINS

columns

We Have an Issue: Austin Media Getting the Job Done

Local journos rise to the occasion, and band together for Friday’s All Together ATX fundraiser

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Opinion: As Educators Scramble to “Do School” During a Pandemic, Tremendous Inequities Are Evident

What the shift to remote learning means for students who already had fewer resources and more hurdles to clear

BY AUTUMN A. ARNETT

Qmmunity: Health Equity During COVID-19

An intersectional framework to how we live and help others is essential for a healthier, more equitable future

BY BETH SULLIVAN

Day Trips: History of the Frozen Margarita

We’re all going to need a frozen margarita when this is all over

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: That Elusive Global Pandemic Silver Lining

A lot of nice things are going to come from this extended period of isolation

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Free Will Astrology

Your weekly horoscope, April 3-9

BY ROB BREZSNY

The Common Law

COVID-19 and Austin – answering your legal questions

BY LUKE ELLIS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
comics

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

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