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Archives – Aug. 5, 2022 Issue

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news

How overcrowding and mismanagement of Austin Animal Center and Austin Pets Alive! have them struggling to keep up

BY LINA FISHER

A seemingly straightforward P3 deal instead brings Council’s tensions to the fore

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Divorce, fertility, and dobbs: What’s up?

BY MAGGIE Q. THOMPSON

bad news travels

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

Homelessness, East 11th and 12th development, and Statesman PUD in focus

BY AUSTIN SANDERS

riding up that hill

BY BENTON GRAHAM

A shade covering could cost more than $100,000

BY HANNAH UEBELE

food

The southern fusion cuisine of Anything’s Baked Potato has earned its cult following

BY HARIS QURESHI

why? Because they can.

BY MELANIE HAUPT

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

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Dinner parties, farmer’s markets, beer, wine, and more for the week of August 4, 2022

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

music

14 days after the Sex Pistols break up and mainstream media declares punk dead, Austin’s scene begins at a Tejano bar on the Drag in Chapter 5, Part 1 of the “Austin Punk Chronicles”

BY TIM STEGALL

Longtime KUT and KUTX host was loved for his eccentric insights and eclectic taste

BY RACHEL RASCOE

New bands, new names, and new releases among the hundred-plus free-entry acts

BY RACHEL RASCOE

ATX Queer Music Fest, Ovey Fest, New Candys, Bryan Carter, and more local shows worth seeing

BY ABBY JOHNSTON, RAOUL HERNANDEZ, CHRISTINA GARCIA, MARS SALAZAR AND MICHAEL TOLAND

Two-day lineup includes Turnpike Troubadours, Robert Earl Keen, Aaron Watson, and more

BY DOUG FREEMAN

BY DEREK UDENSI

Screens

Film Reviews

Brad Pitt bumbles entertainingly through a hyper-violent slapstick comedy

Joe Koy’s family comedy feels more like a TV pilot than a movie

Patton Oswalt embraces the cringe in a comedy of terrible parenting

True-life high school tall tale takes a sickening, weird turn

arts & culture

Austin author Meg Gardiner and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Michael Mann team up for a literary sequel to the classic heist flick

BY JOE GROSS

Take a step into a bold future of writing at Austin’s SF and fantasy conference

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Tina Fey’s musical induces laughter, sensory overload, and acid reflux

BY BOB ABELMAN

South Congress fixture shutting down at the end of the year

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Art galleries, theater, comedy, dance, and more

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Local events, volunteer opportunities, kids’ activities, and more

BY KATHERINE MCNEVINS

columns

vote now!

BY KIMBERLEY-JONES

An overdose prevention center could dramatically reduce overdose rates

BY CLAIRE ZAGORSKI

Embrace Austin throws an in-person love letter to queer ATX, plus an all-queer music fest, Pride fun, and more.

BY JAMES SCOTT

Heavenly confections are worth a trip

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

I like some milk that takes its time oozing out of the jug… like toothpaste… or soft serv… or that refrigerated pre-made cookie dough the lazy parents always get.

BY THE LUV DOC

Your weekly horoscope, August 5-11

BY ROB BREZSNY

City code compliance and backyard inspections

BY LUKE ELLIS AND AJ URTEAGA

Letters to the editor, published daily

sports

Does ATXFC ‚Äč‚Äčleadership owe fans insight into what happened?

BY ERIC GOODMAN

comics

BY SAM HURT

BY TOM TOMORROW

BY JEN SORENSEN

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