Oct. 29, 2021

Zeke Barbaro

features

Morph Into Texas' Hounds of Hades With This Year's Halloween Mask

Halloween mask instructions
news

Chronicle Endorsements for the Propositions on the November Ballot

November 2021 Statewide General Election and City of Austin Special Election

BY THE CHRONICLE EDITORIAL BOARD

How Much of Zilker Park Can Austin Return to Nature?

Balancing ecological preservation and the human element in city's Zilker Park Vision Plan

BY LINA FISHER

Austin at Large: This Train Will Leave on Time

But Project Connect's power structure bends a bit to help everyone get on board

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Public Notice: Park Potables Panned at Planning

Beer and wine sales at Barton Springs? Maybe not.

BY NICK BARBARO

Headlines / Quote of the Week

Civics 101

Council Recap: Despite "Positive Strides," APD Academy's Not Reimagined Yet

Chief, advocates agree that more changes must be made By Austin Sanders

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Fast-Tracked SB 8 Hearing Set for U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to hear arguments against Texas abortion ban

BY MARY TUMA

Police Chief Deposition Sheds Light on Daniel Perry Case, APD Shake-Ups

Strained relations between Austin Police officers, leadership at center of Joseph Chacon's deposition

BY BRANT BINGAMON

Delta-8 v. Texas: The Court Challenges Begin

State's sudden Delta-8 ban faces legal challenges

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

As Early Voting Ends, Here's What We're Watching in Austin's Nov. 2 Election

Proposition A PACs finance reports and what's on the ballot for outlying areas

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON AND AUSTIN SANDERS

Texas Primaries Loom as Redistricting Lawsuits Drop

New maps and new challenges

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

food

Attending Field Guide Festival

Field Guide Festival gathers together chefs, farmers, and foodies to consider the future of food

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

Austin Studio Tour Beer, Spooky-Ass Ice Cream, Pizza, More Pizza, Wine Passports, Surrealist Delicacies, 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 October 28, 2021

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

music

A Rhythmic Ray of Light: Austin Community College's Hip-Hop Production Instructor Ray LaManna

From prisoner to professor, he wants to change people's lives

BY DEREK UDENSI

Faster Than Sound: Versatile Electronic Producer Qrion Finds Calm in Austin

I Hope It Lasts Forever arrives Friday at the Concourse Project

BY RACHEL RASCOE

What We're Listening to Right Now

Money Chicha, Rajinee, Carson McHone, Harry Edohoukwa, Larry Seaman, and Jenny Parrott

BY ALEJANDRA RAMIREZ, RACHEL RASCOE, DOUG FREEMAN, KEVIN CURTIN, TIM STEGALL AND MORGAN-TAYLOR THOMAS

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week

The Black Angels & Kikagaku Moyo, Video Age & Shy Boys, Exhumed & Creeping Death, ST 37 & the Gary, Arooj Aftab, and Kool Keith

BY MICHAEL TOLAND, RACHEL RASCOE, RAOUL HERNANDEZ, CLARA WANG AND KEVIN CURTIN

Live Music / Livestream Events

BY GREG STITT

Screens

Film Reviews

Annaatthe

Tamil-language family-centric action drama

Antlers

Del Toro-endorsed creature feature is stylish but empty

El Planeta

Spanish tale of mother-daughter grifters is an intriguing debut

The Harder They Fall

Jonathan Majors is a true star in this pretty but by-the-numbers Western

Last Night in Soho

Edgar Wright travels through time into London's sleazy history

A Mouthful of Air

Postpartum depression colors a kids books writer’s life

My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission

Latest anime outing for the heroes-in-training is loud but not much fun

Ron's Gone Wrong

Number Five, er, Ron is alive in this animated tech fable for kids

Snakehead

Crime drama set among Chinese migrants

The Spine of Night

Epic Rotoscoped animation updates Ralph Bakshi’s dark fantasies

Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

Longing and loss explored in this stunning, tender anthology
arts & culture

Austin’s Vampire Store Cracks Open the Crypt

Opening the Glass Coffin, just in time for Halloween

BY JAMES SCOTT

"The Blessings of the Mystery" Questions the Notion of Preservation and Ownership

A different West Texas at UT's Visual Arts Center

BY VIVIE BEHRENS

"Healing Through Art" Fundraiser Gives Patients and Caregivers the Stage

Moving Beyond Cancer Collaborative gives cancer survivors a frame to share their stories

BY CODY SONG

Five Events to Scare Up a Great Halloween and Día de los Muertos

Some blood-tinged things to keep you occupied

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Arts Events

Art galleries, live performances, and more

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Community Events

Volunteer opportunities, fitness classes, and more

BY KATHERINE MCNEVINS

columns

Qmmunity: Austin Reaffirms Commitment to Protecting Intersex Rights

Plus, don't miss this week's queer Halloween parties

BY BETH SULLIVAN

Day Trips: The Windmill Farm and Bed & Breakfast, Tolar

Take a spin and maybe stay for a spell

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc: A Pat on the Head

The perfect personality type for becoming an expert at bird dogging your erogenous zones

BY THE LUV DOC

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Free Will Astrology

Your weekly horoscope, October 29 - November 4

BY ROB BREZSNY

Feedback

Letters to the editor, published daily
sports

The Verde Report: Austin FC Must “Accept Its Mission” by Winning Copa Tejas

In-state bragging rights on the line at Saturday's clash with Dallas FC

BY ERIC GOODMAN

comics

Eyebeam

BY SAM HURT

This Modern World

BY TOM TOMORROW

Jen Sorensen Comics

BY JEN SORENSEN

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