May 7, 2021

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news

The Ugly End to Jason Dusterhoft's Police Career Was Only the Beginning for APD

Three chiefs gone in Austin

BY BRANT BINGAMON

May 1 Special Election Results: Austin Voters Tell City Leaders What They Don't Like

Austin voters tell city leaders what they don’t like

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON AND LINA FISHER

Austin at Large: Stupid Games, Ugly Prizes

With the lives of Austin’s unhoused poor at stake, the city prepares to do something

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Notice: Just to Clarify

Speedway post office closing, AISD spending delayed?

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines / Quote of the Week

Civics 101

APD Releases Incident Video of Gonzales Shooting

Escalating quickly

BY BRANT BINGAMON

Amy's Army Raises Awareness, Support for Sexual Assault Survivors

Campaign to raise awareness, support for survivors

BY SARAH MARLOFF

Finally, COVID Relief Funds Coming to Austin Schools

District lays off evaluators, asks them to reapply

BY CLARA ENCE MORSE

Under Fire, AISD Launches Plan to Fix Special Ed

District lays off evaluators, asks them to reapply

BY CLARA ENCE MORSE

Cannabills Get Closer to the Capitol End Zone

Texas House passes measures to reduce penalties, increase medical use

BY KEVIN CURTIN

For Briscoe Cain's Next Act, Watch This Bill Disappear (Along With Your Right to Vote)

House committee guts SB 7, replaces it with language from other draconian voting restriction bill

BY BENTON GRAHAM

Local Legal Leaders Come Out Swinging Against Anti-Abortion Bills

Proposals let literally anyone drag providers into court

BY MARY TUMA

food

Kareem El-Ghayesh Brings a Taste of Egypt to Texas Barbecue

Building bridges with brisket

BY VERONICA MEEWES

Two Married Couples, Two New Neighborhood Spots in Austin

It takes two with Birdie's and Bobo's

BY JESSI CAPE

Booze To-Go Is Here To Stay, APL’s Cookbook Reopens, Pinthouse Goes Large, Fancy Greek Noms In the Littlefield, and More

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 May 6, 2021
music

25 Years Ago, Sublime Arrived in Austin and Cut One of the Decade's Biggest Albums

Local producer Paul Leary put some Austin in the Long Beach surf/punk/dub trio's mix

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Faster Than Sound: KUT/KUTX in Discussion With UT Over the Future of the Cactus Cafe

KUTX Director says it's "50-50" whether the station will continue managing the venue

BY RACHEL RASCOE

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week

What we’re listening to

BY ABBY JOHNSTON, RAOUL HERNANDEZ, KEVIN CURTIN, DOUG FREEMAN, RACHEL RASCOE AND CARYS ANDERSON

Live Music / Livestream Listings

BY GREG STITT

screens

UT Grad Helps Raya and the Last Dragon Dance on Raindrops

James Romo adds his talents to the Disney magic

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

What'cha Watchin'?

Screengrabs from the Chronicle staff

BY JAMES SCOTT

Austin-Made Comedy Sends Shakey Graves in Search of Beer and Meaning

The party never ends at The Get Together

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Film Reviews

About Endlessness

Roy Andersson carves another exquisite, funny, mordant world

Duty Free

Around the world in 77 years in this tale of new ambition in old age

15 Things You Didn't Know About Bigfoot (#1 Will Blow Your Mind)

Search for the shaggy beast kinda goes nowhere

Initiation

Updated campus slasher flick gets the tech right, but not much else

Locked In

Mayhem in the storage lockers

Mainstream

Internet fame gets ugly, no shocker

The Paper Tigers

Adorable new look at the oldest martial art story

Silo

Farming accident drama is more than just a long PSA

Undergods

Post-Apocalyptic-ish portmanteau shows future shocks, future promise

The Water Man

Tale of tales finds strength in fantasy as a young boy goes questing
arts & culture

Carrie Fountain's Third Collection of Poetry Illuminates the Day-to-Day

The Austin author lives The Life

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

Opinion: We Still Haven’t Solved Austin’s Public Transit Problems

People don't get out of their cars to use public transit because it's inefficient

BY BARBARA EPSTEIN

Qmmunity: It's Gonna Be Gay

Poo Poo Platter’s mommy complex, Cheer Ups reopening, and more queer May happenings

BY BETH SULLIVAN

Day Trips: South Padre Island Parks

The sunny side of SPI beaches

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: Running Late

The kind of unforgivable transgression that can ruin a promising career.

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Free Will Astrology

Your weekly horoscope, May 7-13

BY ROB BREZSNY

The Common Law

Driving golf carts on Austin streets – is it legal?

BY LUKE ELLIS AND TERESA CROPPER

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

The Verde Report: Answering the Burning Austin FC Question

A brand-new team is shaping up to be better than anyone anticipated

BY ERIC GOODMAN

comics

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Peppermint Tears

BY RYAN HENNESSEE

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