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Happy Birthday to The Ritz
Austin's historic Sixth St. theater is 81 years young.
"...Austin's historic Sixth St. theater The Ritz, aka the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, recently celebrated its 81st..."

Nov. 3, 2010 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Alamo Drafthouse Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection, Closes Ritz
Firm pledges to continue operations at all remaining sites
"...and will be closing multiple locations, including the beloved Ritz in Austin...."

March 3, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

First Night at the Alamo Ritz
Notes from the first night at Austin's newest oldest cinema.
"...and Karrie League had originally hoped, the new Alamo Ritz finally opened last night (see Marc Savlov's excellent article..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Alamo Ritz Unveils 70mm 'AlamoScope'
Finally we can watch 'The Abyss' as god intended
"...a good way, after the announcement that the Alamo Ritz will begin screening films shot in glorious 70mm. If..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Eleven Minutes of Pleasure at the Ritz
American Genre Film Archive holding Reel One party Sunday
"...films everyone else has seen? Trust us, the Alamo Ritz will have something you've never seen this Sunday: Maybe..."

Feb. 23, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Luv Doc Recommends: BCS National Championship at Alamo Ritz
Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, Thursday, January 7, 2010
" out is at the Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, where Thursday night it will be shoring the BCS..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Column by The Luv Doc

The Life and Times of the Alamo and the Ritz
"...Oct. 13, 1929: L.L. Hegman opens the Ritz "talking pictures" theatre, at 320 E. Sixth, with balcony..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Screens Feature

What Next for the Former Alamo Ritz Location?
After the Alamo, an unclear future for the historic Downtown cinema
"...Take the Alamo out of the Ritz, and it's still the Ritz. The Draft­house's signature Sixth..."

July 2, 2021 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Celebrate the Skater/Biker/Stoner Ritz, Too!
"...As a frequent lamenter about the loss of the Ritz as I knew it, I found your article chronicling..."

Nov. 7, 2007 Postmarks

From Ravitch to the Ritz: SXSWedu highlights
" from the Lone Star State's youngest filmmakers. Alamo Ritz. March 4..."

Feb. 28, 2014 News Feature

Classic Comedy Sketches Come Back to Life at the Alamo Ritz
Local troupes re-enact faves from SNL, Monty Python, Mr. Show, and more
"...original material on Wednesday night at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz there on Sixth Street. They're doing covers of classic..."

Jan. 22, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Michael Jackson Memorial Sing-Along at The Ritz
MJ Thoughts & Photos from the Chrontourage Street Team
"...Chrontourager Lauren made her way down to The Ritz this weekend to celebrate the life of the late..."

July 1, 2009 Events Post by Logan Youree

Tonight! Ed Wood David 'The Rock' Nelson at The Ritz
Chicagoan filmmaker, outsider artist, auteur and so much more
"...a tad … diluted. Fear not: tonight, at the Ritz, glorious chaos reigns and monsters rule!..."

July 1, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Cinemapocalypse at the Alamo Ritz: Die, Nazi, Die!
Quentin Tarantino premieres Inglourious
"...part of Saturday night's Cinemapocalypse event at the Alamo Ritz. We bailed at eight in the morning, after surprise..."

Aug. 16, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Re-Re-Re-Re-Reopening Night
The Ritz: Talkie theatre, cowboy hangout, playhouse, comedy and punk club, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
" the ancient maroon brick facade hollers out "The Ritz" loud enough to knock the shade of Tex Ritter..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Happy Birthday (Tomorrow), Meryl Streep
An Oscar-worthy birthday celebration at the Ritz with the Merylthon
"...on the silver screen. So this Sunday the Alamo Ritz makes it up to the star of The Deerhunter,..."

June 21, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Do Over!
Taste of SXSW Showcase gives nonbagdeholders a shot
"...The Alamo Ritz kicks down the velvet rope and kicks open the..."

March 19, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

We Don't Need No Stinking Schedule!
Alamo Downtown hopes to redefine movie listings.
" the schedule at the Alamo Downtown at the Ritz. An extra early-evening (well, 10pm) Weird Wednesday impromptu screening..."

Dec. 3, 2007 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

South by Southwest Film Festival 2014
There are no wrong choices. Go forth and partake.
"...Venues include Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, Rollins Studio at the Long Center, Paramount Theatre, Stateside..."

March 7, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film Festival 2011
A few more days to go ...
"...Theater at the Long Center, Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, Alamo Drafthouse South, Westgate 11, and the Arbor Cinema..."

March 18, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Meet the Real Babe Ruthless
Whip It inspirations putting on the Ritz
" meet the real Babe Ruthless at the Alamo Ritz, and Wednesday night the TXRD Lonestar Rollergirls will be..."

Oct. 6, 2009 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Drafthouse Hosts Air Sex Competition
"...please. Saturday, Jan. 26, the Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz is hosting round three of the Austin Air Sex..."

Jan. 22, 2008 Sports Post by Kristine Tofte

Luv Doc Recommends: Master Pancake Theatre
Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, Friday, November 2, 2007
" your chance. Alamo Drafthouse has finally opened their Ritz location. Now you can finally drink beer on Sixth..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

Elliott Smith Doc Debuts in Austin
Heaven Adores You scores a limited run
"...late songwriting sage, Elliott Smith. Monday night, the Alamo Ritz screened the doc’s local debut...."

May 13, 2015 Screens Post by Neph Basedow

Big Stars in Your Eyes
A Q&A with Big Star documentarian Drew DeNicola
"...screens July 21-22 at the Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz...."

July 18, 2013 Screens Post by Scott Schinder

Felicia Day, Defender of the Earth
'The Guild' star plays Asteroids tonight at the Alamo with 'Rock Jocks'
" save the world, but tonight at the Alamo Ritz, actress/web comedy pioneer Felicia Day will be blasting the..."

June 27, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

'Cheap Thrills' + Scary Laughs [Updated]
E.L. Katz debuts horror-comedy, Drafthouse Films snatches it up
"...afraid to laugh.” Last night’s midnight audience at the Ritz took his advice...."

March 11, 2013 SXSW Post by Ashley Moreno

Fall's a Good Time To Fall for Preston Sturges
The Alamo Ritz kicks off a mini-retrospective tonight
"...The Alamo Drafthouse Ritz launches a mini-retrospective of Preston Sturges comedies tonight (35mm..."

Nov. 19, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Alamo on the Bay
Tim League taking the Drafthouse concept to San Francisco
"...was for Tim League when he renovated the Alamo Ritz? Now the Alamo Drafthouse supremo is planning to do..."

Feb. 17, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Lovers, the Dreamers, et al.
An April shower of Muppets programming at the Alamo Ritz
"...settle in for a monthlong residence at the Alamo Ritz this April, with a half-dozen-plus opportunities to rediscover why..."

April 1, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

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