Nov. 13, 2020

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Volume 40, Number 11

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ON THE COVER:
WE HAVE AN ISSUE:

BY Kimberley Jones

news

Hey, at Least Trump Lost!

The best news came last in the longest election ever

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Austin at Large: New Voters for a New Texas?

Kirk Watson says it’s possible: “Two million more people are now paying attention”

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Notice: It’s Okay to Gloat ... Just a Little

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines / Quote of the Week

Civics 101

APD Audit and DACC Move Top Council Agenda

Back to business at City Hall

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

As COVID-19 Spikes, AISD Enrollment Declines by Thousands

Where have all the students gone?

BY CLARA ENCE MORSE

APD Officers, Proud Boys, and Candidates Don’t Mix

WTF are they doing?

BY BRANT BINGAMON

Chronicle Wish List Open for 2020 Submissions

Plus opportunities to give, receive help in November

BY KATHERINE MCNEVINS AND BETH SULLIVAN

COVID-19 Comes Back Strong

Vigilance urged lest pandemic overwhelm hospitals, holidays

BY BETH SULLIVAN

ACA Open Enrollment Begins in a Hurry

Adler, Doggett urge fast action in short intake period

BY LINA FISHER

food

Top 20 Austin Breweries of 2020

Our annual Central Texas Brewery Power Rankings

BY ERIC PUGA

Democracy is Saved, Home Slice Goes Disney, Chicken Salad Rules, and Here Comes Another Broken Egg

All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

A New Collaboration Bottles Art, Ideas, and Brown Ale

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Mozart’s Retools Its Annual Holiday Display for a COVID Cautious Christmas Light Show

Lake Austin establishment rolls out new reservation system and contactless service

BY NITI MAJETHIA

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmers' markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of November 12, 2020

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

music

An Excerpt From Willie Nelson and Sister Bobbie's New Book

A new family bible Me and Sister Bobbie finds the Nelson siblings moving to Austin and making Shotgun Willie.

Faster Than Sound: The Musicians at the Center of UT's "Eyes of Texas" Debacle

Inside the Longhorn Band's first-ever Black student group, LHBlacks.

BY RACHEL RASCOE

Austin Record Stores Move the Needle on In-Person Shopping

You may now commence thumbing through the stacks again (provided you follow the new safety rules)

BY KEVIN CURTIN

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week

What we’re listening to

BY KEVIN CURTIN, DEREK UDENSI, ALEJANDRA RAMIREZ, RAOUL HERNANDEZ, DOUG FREEMAN AND TIM STEGALL

Live Music / Livestream Listings

BY GREG STITT

screens

New Documentary The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story Tunes in to the Channel That Changed TV

Shorts, Dudes, and Good Burgers

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Transcribing the Oral History of Dazed and Confused in New Book Alright, Alright, Alright

Melissa Maerz wrangles a class reunion

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

Ammonite

History takes second place in this paleontology biopic as passions are unearthed

Damnation

Béla Tarr's turning point drama lovingly and bleakly restored

Fatman

Season's beatings with Gibson and Goggins in bloody Santa story

Freaky

Vince Vaughn is screamingly funny in this Freaky Friday horror remix

Habitual

Overstuffed indie horror is like watching an OSHA violation

It Cuts Deep

Guess who's coming to dinner in this macabre comedy

Monsoon

Henry Golding proves you can go home again in this expat character piece

Mortal

Norwegian attempt to reclaim old myths from Marvel is Brightburn 2.0

Wolfwalkers

Gorgeous Irish animation speaks to the power of finding your pack
arts & culture

Federico Archuleta Has More Murals to Make

The artist who made “‘Til Death Do Us Part” isn’t letting the pandemic stop him from making art

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

In her second book, the author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines and breaks down the unacknowledged social structure baked into our country

BY ROSALIND 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: Drink It In

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Opinion: Progressive Policies Are Popular. That’s Why Austin Saw Big Wins on Election Night.

When candidates lead courageously, lean in to progressive values, and fight for what's right, they're able to positively impact people's lives and win, says Councilmember Greg Casar

BY GREG CASAR

Qmmunity: Less Hate, More Glitter and Glam

Try out a drag makeup tutorial, help solve a virtual whodunnit, and more queer fun

BY BETH SULLIVAN

Day Trips: Fort Mason, Mason, Texas

Fort with a view

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: A Lot of Work to Do

The Luv Doc still has some kinks to iron out with the whole time travel deal

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Free Will Astrology

Your weekly horoscope, November 13-19

BY ROB BREZSNY

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

Soccer Watch

A First Look Inside McKalla Place

BY NICK BARBARO

comics

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

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