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Florence Foster Jenkins
Meryl Streep plays the doyenne called “the worst singer in the world”
"...this sentimental comedy about American socialite and amateur soprano Florence Foster Jenkins – the infamously tone-deaf doyenne once christened..."

Aug. 12, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

ACL Review: Florence + the Machine
“Get as high as you can! I want to see some people in the sky!”
"...Barefoot. Florence Welch took to the stage sans shoes Sunday night..."

Oct. 12, 2015 Music Post by Sarah Marloff

Florence’s Comfort House: Love’s in Need of Love Today
Montopolis refuge kicks off fall donation drive for goods, toys
"...Amidst hundreds of worthy charitable efforts in Austin, Florence's Comfort House stands out as a "Do-It-Herself" miracle. For..."

Nov. 24, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Florence Needs Help
Resources running low at Eastside community nonprofit
"...Florence's Comfort House, the Montopolis neighborhood nonprofit, DIY arthouse, and..."

June 26, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

One in a Crowd: Florence and Living Springs
Barton Springs web series, plus a last ask for UT project
"...mood, there's a UT project that needs your help. Florence is a new film by Caleb b. Kuntz, and..."

Aug. 31, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Florence of Comfort House Mugged
Ponziano punched, loses glasses in bus-ride heist
"...Florence Ponziano says she's "okay, now," a week after she..."

Feb. 2, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

A Party for Florence
Fundraiser to benefit the Eastside's Comfort House
"...Florence's Comfort House – the nonprofit Montopolis neighborhood welcome house,..."

July 29, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Florence + the Machine
Zilker Park, Oct. 12
"...Funny that both of Florence + the Machine's romantic art-rock LPs, Lungs (2009) and..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

On Chesil Beach
Desire and desperation in Ian McEwan's pre-sexual revolution novella.
"...of a foreign country. The cut-glass English accents of Florence (Ronan, for once being allowed to play close to..."

June 1, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

“Love in Action”
Florence’s Comfort House is the Best of “Weird Austin”
"...featured in Saturday’s second annual “Weird Homes Tour” is Florence Ponziano’s “Comfort House,” a Montopolis neighborhood wonderland dedicated to..."

May 22, 2015 News Post by Michael King

The House With a Clock in Its Walls
Eli Roth swaps gore for delightful childlike Gothic wonder
"...– with a little help from his platonic friend Florence (the always-magical Blanchett). You see, the very evil and..."

Sept. 21, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

The Center of the World
" happened. He convinces a stripper/punk rock drummer named Florence (Parker) to come to Vegas with him for the..."

May 4, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Up at the Villa
"...fine ensemble cast and the lovely location settings of Florence and Tuscany. Set among a group of American and..."

May 19, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Art Blondin Dead at 60
Musician and pit master was loved by many
"...a barbecue joint in the Williamson County town of Florence. He was glad to be back in the barbecue..."

Sept. 2, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Art Blondin is Smokin' Once Again
Respected local ribman is back in business in nearby Florence
" back in the barbecue business in an historic Florence building that he discovered on Craigslist...."

Jan. 21, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

The Bookshop
British period literary drama is pretty weak tea
"...drama in 1959 coastal England, where widowed bookshop owner Florence Green (Mortimer) clashes with the genteel Violet Gamart (Clarkson)..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Ben Stiller and (one-time Chronicle cover girl) Greta Gerwig star in this new film by the director of The Squid and the Whale.
"...Greenberg eventually takes up with his brother's personal assistant, Florence (Gerwig), who is 15 years his junior but just..."

March 26, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Tea With Mussolini
"...rowdy lesbian (Tomlin). These colorful women, expatriates living in Florence, raise the motherless Luca (Zeffirelli's alter ego) in a..."

May 14, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

"...with the painter Agostino Tassi, an acclaimed painter from Florence who was Orazio's colleague, rival, and emotional opposite. Because..."

Nov. 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Moneytree
"...with a joint in his hand.”) David even plays Florence Nightingale to the terminally ill when he brings pot..."

March 6, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Everybody's Fine
"...dawn on him as he stops in Naples, Rome, Florence, Milan and Torino, to see each of his five..."

June 28, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

The Funambulist: Giulia Millanta
Florentine transplant walks the singer-songwriter tightrope
"...touring Italy, where she was born and raised in Florence...."

April 23, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

'Trust Me, I'm a Senator'
Patrick and Shapiro back abortion-related bills giving state more space in the exam room
"...Texas Sens. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, and Florence Shapiro, R-Plano, made moves Thursday to have their colleagues..."

May 1, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Off the Bookshelf
End of an Age
"...of Mirth, Janowitz spins the tale of the lamentable Florence Collins, a 32-year-old beauty and good time girl who..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Books Review

Austin Film Society Announces 2015 Grants
Newcomers and established names get AFS boost
"...titles that may already be familiar. Local films like "Florence", The Sensitives, and Leslie have already had some crowdfunding..."

Sept. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Party Rockin’
Judging the Presidential race by its iPod playlists
"...into My Life”)
 Electric Light Orchestra (“Mr. Blue Sky”)

 Florence + the Machine (“You’ve Got the Love”)

 Aretha Franklin..."

Oct. 18, 2012 Music Post by Abby Johnston

SXSW Unpacks Longest Lineup List
Soccer Mommy, Caroline Rose, Alyona Alyona, and 351 more
"...Birthh (Florence, Italy)..."

Jan. 14, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Lady Macbeth
A violent, desperate housewife plots murder
"...Directed by: William Oldroyd. Starring: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie, Christopher Fairbank..."

July 28, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Playback: Total Sound Group Direct Action Committee: A New Campaign
Begin your write-in campaign for Poison 13 duo Tim Kerr and Mike Carroll to reunite Total Sound Group Direct Action Committee – possibly at Grizzly Hall, with Leo Rondeau opening!
"...Florence Welch surprised a 15-year-old girl at Hospice Austin's Christopher..."

May 27, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Fifty Shades of Black
Marlon Wayons takes on another spoof
"...Hawk, Jane Seymour, Jenny Zigrino, Affion Crockett, Mike Epps, Florence Henderson and Fred Willard...."

Feb. 5, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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