Feb. 11, 2022

Todd V. Wolfson

Volume 41, Number 24

ON THE COVER:
WE HAVE AN ISSUE:

BY Kimberley Jones

news

Chronicle Endorsements for the March Primary Election

Here are the local, state, and national Dems we picked to represent us

A Lively Crowd Seeks the Open House District 51 Seat

The Southeast Seven

BY BRANT BINGAMON

Austin at Large: The Things That Slip Our Mind

One man, one gun, and the harrowing results of our leaders' moral and policy failures

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Notice: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Mobility plans on the move; land use boards stay put

BY NICK BARBARO

Civics 101

Headlines / Quote of the Week

Boiling Water Has Some Boiling Mad

Seeking a definitive end to annual occurrences, Council calls for external audit

BY LINA FISHER

Round Rock ISD Drama Nears Climax

TEA superintendent investigation results to be revealed this week

BY MORGAN O’HANLON

Casar Ends His Council Career with Final Push for Renters’ Rights

Resolutions include a renters bill of rights and eviction protections

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Judge vs. Judge in the 419th District Court Primary

This time it's personal

BY MICHAEL KING

State Board of Education: Bell-Metereau Faces Two Challengers

Bluer district creates opportunity to push board leftward

BY MORGAN O’HANLON

Greg Casar, DSA, and Palestine: Will It Matter?

Congressional candidate requests Austin DSA withdraws endorsement over Casar's views on Israel

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

food

Austin Food Crafters Earn National Accolades From Good Food Foundation

Great news for good food

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Third Coast Grabs SRSLY, Jimmy John’s Goes Ooh-La-La, Spirited Steaks Sizzle thanks to Still Austin & Double J Ranch, and There’s Some Robot Rolling Up with Your Chicken Tikka Masala …

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

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Austin's Best Food and Drink Events This Week

Dinner parties, farmer's markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of February 3, 2022

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

music

Diggin' Way Down Into Life With Carolyn Wonderland & A. Whitney Brown

For Valentine's Day, we bring you a snapshot of life at home with a blues musician and her comedy writer husband

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Finding More Eaze in the World of Experimental Pop

Austin composer Mari Maurice details her nonhierarchical obsessions

BY RACHEL RASCOE

The Joe Rogan Conundrum: For Independent Artists, What's the Cost of Quitting Spotify?

Musicians, managers, publishers weigh in on the boycott

BY CHAD SWIATECKI

Live Music Events

BY DEREK UDENSI

screens

A Love Letter to the ATX Comes to the Austin Revolution Film Festival

David Reyes is totally Texas AF

BY SAGE DUNLAP

Film Reviews

Blacklight

Neeson gonna Neeson in this drab action-thriller

Death on the Nile

Brannagh's back for another ride under the detective's moustache

I Want You Back

Charlie Day and Jenny Slate add charm to a stalker rom com

Jockey

An incredible last trip around the blue-collar track

Minamata

Johnny Depp keeps it low-key in this bleak envirodrama

Moonfall

Disaster flick + Dyson sphere = Roland Emmerich’s latest
arts & culture

Sorcery and Special K: The Neuroplastic Visions of Zoë Shulman

How ketamine therapy helped the Austin artist transmute her psychedelic insights into gallery gold

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Five Ways to Complete Your PrintAustin Experience

The final week of the celebration of ink and paper

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Review: Snow in Our Potties! (The Storm Made Us Do It)

New children's book is a lighthearted memoir of Winter Storm Uri that teaches kids how to help

BY KATHERINE MCNEVINS

Arts Events

Art galleries, live performances, and more

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Community Events

Local events, volunteer opportunities, fitness classes, and more

BY KATHERINE MCNEVINS

columns

We Have an Issue: Political Hopefuls Put Their Heart Into It

In this week's issue: March primary coverage, Endorsements, and what to do for Valentine's Day

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Opinion: We Have Faith. Now We Need Clean Air.

Addressing methane emissions through robust pollution standards is critical to our future

BY BEE MOORHEAD

Qmmunity: Season of Queer Love

Celebrate Valentine's Day with Austin's queer events

BY BETH SULLIVAN

Day Trips: Bergheim Meat Market, Boerne

Hill Country shop offers the best of the best meats and more

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Giving Permission

Not everyone is a pro-level emotional manipulator

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Free Will Astrology

Your weekly horoscope, February 11-17

BY ROB BREZSNY

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

The Verde Report: Austin FC Sizes Up Champions of Mexico as Veteran Felipe Joins the Squad

The Verde and the Black gear up for a preseason friendly against Atlas FC

BY ERIC GOODMAN

comics

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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