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The flawed ways we try to describe what’s at stake when neighborhoods change

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

More ODA to the city council, and what is a man’s trash …

BY NICK BARBARO

Celia Israel and Kirk Watson Respond to City Planners, Israel Presents Reproduction Rights Plan, and More

BY THE NEWS TEAM

Bipartisan $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill presents opportunity

BY BENTON GRAHAM

One fish, two fish, goldfish, dead fish

BY LINA FISHER

New course tackles how animal welfare work intersects with racism

BY LINA FISHER

When life-saving drugs are against someone’s religion

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

Lessons learned?

BY BRANT BINGAMON

Jones continues to lie in court and gets caught

BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

food

BEST OF AUSTIN: RESTAURANTS 2022

Some thoughts on the inaugural Best of Austin: Restaurants Awards

BY MELANIE HAUPT

We all have our favorites

BY THE STAFF OF THE CHRONICLE

BY MELANIE HAUPT

All the news that thrills your taste buds

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Dinners, farmers markets, beer, wine and more for the week of September 22, 2022

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

music

12 years after their separation, the precursors of modern indie-pop appeal to the “mystical and inexplicable force” that crossed their old music

THROUGH THE JULIAN TOWERS

Camping at First Year Austin/Marathon/Ft. Davis Party

BY RACHEL RASCOE

Austin’s Metalcore Trio Tighten Up The Restraints

BY RAOUL HERNANDEZ

In the lyric book annotated by a one-man band, the path is the goal

BY KEVIN CURTIN

Laboratorio by Carrie Rodriguez, itchy-O, DC Fountains, Ash Lauryn, Nas & Wu-Tang, and more

BY CHRISTINA GARCIA, RICHARD WHITTAKER, MICHAEL TOLAND, CHRISTINA GARCIA, RAOUL HERNANDEZ, KEVIN CURTIN AND DEREK UDENSI

BY DEREK UDENSI

screens

FANTASTIC PARTY 2022

Austin’s Weirdest Film Festival Returns

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

epic slasher Terrifying 2 breaks all the rules, but director Damien Leone is just telling the story he wants to tell

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

The fifth installment in the found footage horror anthology series gets the Y2K thrill

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Documentary filmmaker Kyra Elise Gardner celebrates community around Child’s Play pint-sized slasher

BY JAMES SCOTT

The movies you’ll want to see before writing your year-end best-of lists

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

Geoff Marslett explores memory and the theory of many worlds in his new animated film at AFS Cinema

BY RICHARD WHITTAKER

movie reviews

A treatise on fame turns Marilyn Monroe’s life into a horror story

Maltese Midlife Crisis Comedy Is A Pleasant But Undemanding Getaway

Lena Dunham opts for historical comedy

A serial killer targets film critics in this Bollywood thriller

Age-swap antics as 70-year-old woman gets younger herself

Not Even Florence Pugh Can Save This Heavy Thriller

art & culture

The second installment of this audacious opus is too much of a good thing

BY BOB ABELMAN

Art galleries, theatre, comedy, dance, etc.

BY WAYNE ALAN BRENNER

Local events, volunteer opportunities, children’s activities, etc.

BY KATHERINE MCNEVINS

Columns

Celebrating the Best of Austin: Restaurant Awards and Music Editor Kevin Curtin’s Submission

BY KIMBERLEY JONES

‘Field of Light’ exhibit showcases outdoor landscape lighting and ignores the harmful effects of light pollution on wildlife, plants and human health

BY SOLL SUSSMAN

OUTlaw Pride Festival says there’s nothing more outlaw than being queer in country music

BY JAMES SCOTT

A train ticket leads to the demolition of a museum

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

The Luv Doc doesn’t try to fetishize shame.

BY THE LUV DOC

BY MR. SMART PANTS

Your weekly horoscope, September 23-29

BY ROB BREZSNY

Letters to the editor, published daily

sports

When and how to watch Austin FC in their first-ever playoff game

BY ERIC GOODMAN

comics

BY SAM HURT

BY TOM TOMORROW

BY RYAN HENNESSEE