June 5, 2020

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“I Want Peace, but I Want Justice First”

Austinites protested against police brutality. Police responded with brutal force.

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

A Month After Mike Ramos Died, Some Hesitant Steps Toward Accountability

Justice comes slowly

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Austin At Large: Unsafe Together

The highway before us is littered with risks, but it’s the only way to go

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Notice: The Battle of I-35

Are we due for a rematch tonight?

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines / Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Council Makes Time to Address Protest Fallout

The right to listen

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

AISD Will Resume Classes in August, but What Will They Look Like?

District mulls "blended approach" to reopening schools, schedules virtual conversations with parents, students, and staff

BY BETH SULLIVAN

Pools Reopen, but With New Rules

Expect temperature checks, required masks, and sign-ins when you return to city pools

BY THE NEWS STAFF

Following Protests, Expect a Jump in COVID-19 Cases

City releases new metric for judging stages of risk, and promises better outreach to communities of color

BY KIMBERLEY JONES AND BETH SULLIVAN

Voting By Mail? The Decision Is Yours.

Texas Supreme Court rejects Paxton writ of mandamus, leaves VBM to voter

BY MICHAEL KING

food

New Clarksville Brewery Has a Firm Grip on Beer Fans’ Attention

After a 17-month delay Hold Out Brewery has arrived

BY ERIC PUGA

CBD Stands for Self-Care

Austin's green rush is booming

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

BY THE FOOD STAFF

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmer's markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of June 4, 2020

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

music

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Grapples With Reopening & Protests

Civil unrest erupts nationwide as Austin clubs begin reopening

BY RACHEL RASCOE

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week

What we’re playing

BY KEVIN CURTIN, KAHRON SPEARMAN, GREG STITT, RACHEL RASCOE, RAOUL HERNANDEZ, DOUG FREEMAN AND TIM STEGALL

Live Music / Livestream Listings

BY GREG STITT

screens

ATX Television Festival Goes From Small Screen to Big Screen to Small Screen Again

How the celebration of TV is leading the way in streaming fests as it becomes ATX TV ... From the Couch!

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Becky

Because sometimes you just have to deal with a few neo-Nazis the old-fashioned way

A Clear Shot

Pulled-from-the-headlines hostage drama misses the target and the point

The Deeper You Dig

Hell awaits in this lo-fi ghost story

Fourteen

Scenes from a collapsing friendship captured with astonishing empathy

The High Note

Don't call it a comeback: Music industry dramedy plays everything safe.

The Lovebirds

Midsummer comedy that should fly falls flat on its face

Shirley

Elizabeth Moss gets in the head of the Haunting of Hill House author

Tommaso

Abel Ferrara’s (self-)portrait of the artist in (self-)martyrdom
arts & culture

Michael Kaiser Has Ideas About What's Next for the Arts

The arts management expert spoke to Austin arts groups about the future, and the key word is “community”

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Umlauf Sculpture Garden Reopening

Especially when it's rich with art, the outside is in again

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Arts Listings

Virtual galleries, streaming improv, and more

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Community Listings

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

BY KATHERINE MCNEVINS

columns

We Have an Issue: “People Really, Really Are Done With the Murders of Black People at the Hands of Police”

In this week’s issue, we look at the impact of police use of force at protests – and if any changes are going to come from it

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Qmmunity: Honoring Black Trans Lives

This Pride Month and always

BY BETH SULLIVAN

Day Trips: Polly's Chapel, Bandera

Frontier chapel survives 140 years in the woods

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: A Butt to Snuggle

Nobody ever said Jesus was an ass man

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Free Will Astrology

Your weekly horoscope, June 5-11

BY ROB BREZSNY

The Common Law

The stay at home order vs. the right to assembly (protest) and free speech

BY LUKE ELLIS

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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