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Sundown for the El Rey Network
Robert Rodriguez's cable network ends broadcasting
"...There's a gap in your cable box right now: El Rey, the TV network established by Robert Rodriguez to..."

Jan. 5, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Film Flam: El Rey Shines on Austin
Robert Rodriguez's TV channel to become permanent production fixture
"...weren't already?" files: Robert Rodriguez has announced that his El Rey Network will use Austin as its production and..."

June 10, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

El Rey Move Lights Up Austin Film Scene
Robert Rodriguez's network to use Austin as corporate HQ
"...for local film and TV professionals, Robert Rodriguez has announced that his El Rey Network will use Austin as its production and..."

June 13, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips: Chocolates El Rey, Stonewall
Importer of Venezuelan chocolate brings food of the gods to the Hill Country wine district
"...Chocolates El Rey in Stonewall provides a short seminar in the..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

El Rey Mexican Food
"...Vaughan was said to have a taste for the selections at the legendary Seis Salsas and his older brother..."

Aug. 16, 1996 Food Feature

A Taste of El Rey
Fresa's launches new taco for the new TV network
"...He's had a busy SXSW: His new TV network El Rey launched with its first original programming, the small..."

March 15, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

John Carpenter Lit Up By El Rey
Legendary director first guest in "The Director's Chair"
"...Fortunately for the director of such classics as Halloween, In..."

May 10, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Cumbia Sobre El Rio
Monterrey's Celso Piña and his 21st Century cumbia
"...The remnants of Monterrey's socialist party are holed up in Cafe Nuevo Brasil..."

Oct. 18, 2002 Music Feature by Melissa Sattley

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez Invests in Local Restaurant Concept
Director, restaurateur, and chef join forces with Fresa’s
"...by investing in local restaurant chain Fresa’s and planning food-related content for his hatchling El Rey Network...."

March 14, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Gabriel Luna for the Gooooooaaaaaal!
Soccer and Spy games collide in El Rey's 'Matador'
"...Gabriel Luna is taking a break to watch the World..."

July 18, 2014 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

TV Show Prompts Mayor Adler to Name Oct. 29 United Tacos of America Day
Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece rank brisket taco amongst the nation’s best
"...Taco Tuesday has been leveled up. Taco lovers can now watch a show exploring..."

Oct. 28, 2019 Food Post by Jessika Roth

Tarantino Sits in 'The Director's Chair'
Robert Rodriguez puts the spotlight on his old friend for El Rey
"...The Director's Chair. The episode, debuting tonight on the El Rey Network, is as much bonding session as retrospective...."

Aug. 13, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A Terminator Travels 'From Dusk Till Dawn'
Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network brings back Robert Patrick
"...terminator to do it? Robert Rodriguez's newest project, the El Rey Network has just announced that Terminator II: Judgement..."

Nov. 15, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A Career Hooligan Looks Back, But Mostly Forward
Robert Rodriguez on a lifetime of innovation and the movie, 'El Mariachi,' that started it all
"...Listen to his director's commentaries. Absorb at a molecular level the lessons and advice he offers in his "Ten..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

From the Vaults: Robert Rodriguez's Early Years
"Ismael Jones and the Eyes of the Devil" debuts and "El Mariachi" at 20
"...20 years ago this summer that Robert Rodriguez filmed El Mariachi. To celebrate the occasion, the Austin Film Society..."

Sept. 3, 2012 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

For the Love of Chocolate
The taste, the look, the feel of an obsession
"...Chocolates El Rey: From Venezuela to Fredericksburg..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Food Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Roberto Orci Grabs the Bull by the Horns for 'Matador'
Taking Robert Rodriguez from his comfort zone with soccer'n'spies
"...debut tonight, July 15, on Rodriguez's newest venture, the El Rey Network. Billed as the Latino James Bond, it..."

July 15, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Taco Kings, Besieged
A conflict with neighborhoods has made the previously independent street taco vendors organize in self-defense
"...button-down shirts with a photo ID dangling from the lapel, a taco insignia on the back and, above that,..."

Aug. 11, 2006 News Feature by Michael May

ATX Television Festival Expands With Empire
"Creatives" panel added, plus an FX comedies night
"...its winter run. No surprise then that the ATX Television Festival would want a piece of the pie. Or..."

April 28, 2015 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

'From Dusk Till Dawn' Bites into a Big Kahuna
Director Eduardo Sanchez on El Rey, Rodriguez, and that tasty burger
"...his 1996 horror-crime-comedy From Dusk Till Dawn on the El Rey Network...."

March 25, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Food-o-File
Our Valentine's Day Eat, Drink, Watch Movies screening of 'Chocolat' is sold out for Monday night, so be sure and tune in to Majic 95FM at 6:40am on Friday morning for the chance to win the last pair of tickets! Meanwhile, folks at the following places will be glad to help you choose the perfect chocolate gift for your sweet baboo.
"...folks at the following places will be glad to help you choose the perfect chocolate gift for your sweet..."

Feb. 11, 2005 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Bragging rights and the latest flavors round out this week's "Food-o-File."
"...As an editor, I'm very well aware of just how lucky I am to have..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Robert Rodriguez Goes Back to His Roots for New Reality Series
The rebel without a crew becomes a rebel with a cable show
"...$7,225 of that cash, and made his debut feature El Mariachi. Two years later, he told FilmMaker magazine that..."

March 9, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Robert Rodriguez: Future Sins, Fiery Projects
Update from Wizard World on 'Fire and Ice', 'Sin City 2' and more
"...Rodriguez's leap onto the small screen with the new El Rey Network. Panel attendees at his one hour talk..."

Nov. 29, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Among the Smoldering Embers
The 17th annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival: Contest results
"...year and that at least one of the new preliminary judges left the table with a definite capsaicin buzz...."

Aug. 31, 2007 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Day Trips
New Mexico has many lovely hotels to choose from
"...New Mexican hotels offer a wide variety of amenities and comforts. With..."

Nov. 21, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

We Have an Issue: This Chaos Didn't Sow Itself
The Trump era ends with a bang, egged on by Texas politicians like Ted Cruz and Ken Paxton. Plus: Time to vote in the Austin Music Poll!
"...Republican politicians, including Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who belly-flopped in his attempts to sue four battleground states that..."

Jan. 8, 2021 Column by Kimberley Jones

Austin Film News: Linklater, Rodriguez, and a Case of Millennium Bugs
Production updates, new releases, and job opportunities
"...Bugs, a Y2K comedy starring UT grad Katy Erin (Shameless) and Michael Lovato (Graves) that recently wrapped shooting in..."

Sept. 13, 2019 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

Day Trips: Gift Guide 2017
Gifts that make it worth a day trip double your fun
"...Resilience wine. Proceeds from the dry red blend go entirely to Hurricane Har­vey relief. Hurry, because only 600 cases..."

Dec. 8, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Ladrones
Comic Mexican caper draws weight from its historical slant
"...Yáñez, Jessica Lindsey, Cristina Rodlo, Óscar Torre, Vadhir Derbéz, Miguel Varoni, Evelyna Rodriguez, Frank Perozo, Carmen Beato and Nashla..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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