June 26, 2020

Volume 39, Number 43

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ON THE COVER:
WE HAVE AN ISSUE:

BY Kimberley Jones

news

Chronicle Endorsements

July 14 Primary Run-off Election and Senate District 14 Special Election

BY THE CHRONICLE EDITORIAL BOARD

A Dangerous Man

At 18, Billy Joe Wardlow took a man’s life. Nearly 30 years later, the state still wants his.

BY BRANT BINGAMON

Public Notice: Voting by Mail? Better Act Fast.

Plus: $$ for Tesla, Threadgill’s auction & more

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines / Quote of the Week

Civics 101

COVID-19 Confirmed at Taylor's ICE Detention Center

Still risking their lives

BY VICTORIA ROSSI

Manley Holds On as APD Chief – for the Moment

No movement despite growing calls from council and the community that the APD needs new leadership

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

COVID-19: Mask Yourself. It’s the Law. (For Real.)

Masking and distancing now mandatory for all Austin businesses through Aug. 15

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

How Did a Weeks-Old Justice Advocacy Group Catch the Ear of Police?

Longtime criminal justice advocates wonder why Austin police are so keen to work with the nascent JUST America

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

food

Pie Fighters

More than 40 pizza stars in the Austin galaxy

BY THE FOOD STAFF

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of June 25, 2020

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

music

Vocalist and Producer Malik Explores Emotion Through Color

Grammy accredited Austinite compartmentalizes himself on the inner-facing Spectrum

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Faster Than Sound: Clarence James Finds Clarity Post-Breakup on Debut

Following high school breakout, 20-year-old Georgetown crooner sticks a jazzy bedroom pop debut

BY RACHEL RASCOE

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week

Here are the sounds we’re consuming

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

Live Music / Livestream Listings

BY GREG STITT

screens

Showtime's Outcry Unravels the Greg Kelley Case

Everyone thinks they know what happened to the wrongly-accused Leander highschooler, but Pat Kondelis needed to find the whole story

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

All I Can Say

Blind Melon singer's home movies give you less insight than you'd think

Beats

Scottish rave-culture story gets the details right but loses sight of the big picture

House of Hummingbird

Korean coming-of-age drama doesn't mythologize the awkwardness of youth

In My Blood It Runs

How erasure of Aboriginal culture splits the life of one boy

Irresistible

"Can't we all just get along?"-style political comedy from The Daily Show veterans

Yourself and Yours

Korean master Hong Sang-soo's understated dissection of how men only see women as they want
arts & culture

kYmberly Keeton Wants Your Stories for the Black COVID-19 Index

And at the Austin African American Book Festival 2020, she’ll tell you why

BY ROBERT FAIRES

For the 2020 Austin Chamber Music Festival, You Provide the Chamber

With the annual event online in your home, chamber music doesn't get any more intimate

BY ROBERT FAIRES

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: Take Another Little Pizza My Heart Now, Baby

Cast your ballot for your favorite Austin pizzerias in our new Pie Fighters challenge

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Opinion: History Says Now Is the Time to Invest in Transit

Transformative projects like the San Antonio Riverwalk and UT Tower were forged during troubled times

BY CHITO VELA

Qmmunity: Now Than Never

Local orgs hold Queer Weekend of Action for Black Lives

BY BETH SULLIVAN

Day Trips: Port Isabel Lighthouse

The lighthouse guided ships through the channel between Padre Island and the mainland

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Trump Derangement Syndrome

This woman is hot AF

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Free Will Astrology

Your weekly horoscope, June 26 - July 2

BY ROB BREZSNY

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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