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The Townsend Toasts the Paramount
Today's food news
"...The Townsend marks a milestone, the Wine & Food Foundation of..."

Sept. 22, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

The Townsend Welcomes Sai Charan Hamsala, Shake Sounds Returns
Daily Austin food news
"...Tomorrow, July 7, The Townsend – in partnership with Diplomático Rum – will welcome..."

July 6, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

The Townsend Debuts Candidate Cocktails
Vote with your liver
"...sorrows. Luckily Justin Elliott of Congress Ave. hotspot The Townsend has a special cocktail menu that might turn Monday,..."

Feb. 26, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

The Meteor Man
"...Directed by: Robert Townsend. Starring: Robert Townsend, Robert Guillaume, Marla Gibbs, Eddie Griggin,..."

Aug. 13, 1993 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

B.A.P.S.
"...Directed by: Robert Townsend. Starring: Halle Berry, Martin Landau, Ian Richardson, Natalie Desselle,..."

March 28, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gay Place: A New Outfit
Meet Rob Townsend ... Again
"...the chicken or the chicken hawk? When young Rob Townsend first made his name in this town as songwriting..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Head in the Clouds
Charlize Theron, Stuart Townsend, and Penelope Cruz co-star in this stilted romantic drama set against the background of Europe between the wars.
"...by: John Duigan. Starring: Charlize Theron, Penélope Cruz, Stuart Townsend and Thomas Kretschmann. Head in the Clouds, by writer-director..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Notes on "Notes on Sugar"
The story behind Neon Queen Collective's first art exhibition
"...history student at the University of South Florida, Phillip Townsend met the subject of his thesis, the Afro-Cuban artist..."

Feb. 1, 2018 Arts Post by Melany Jean

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
"...Sean Connery, Naseeruddin Shah, Peta Wilson, Tony Curran, Stuart Townsend, Shane West, Jason Flemyng, Richard Roxburgh and David Hemmings...."

July 11, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Shooting Fish
"...Directed by: Stefan Schwartz. Starring: Dan Futterman, Stuart Townsend, Kate Beckinsale, Nickolas Grace, Claire Cox, Ralph Ineson, Dominic..."

May 22, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Salt Lick and Jester King Team Up
Today's Austin food news
"...Deep Eddy Vodka goes to school, the Townsend gets a new chef, and more in your afternoon..."

Oct. 28, 2015 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Cactus Fest
This weekend's benefit for Josh Bridges of Slay The Dawn
"...Prey for Sleep larynx peel Hunter Townsend emailed us about the Texas Metal Collective, banding together..."

Dec. 16, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

AFF Knows We Like to Watch
Local film Harmony and Me tops sneak peek at festival lineup
"...lineup, including three intriguing-sounding documentaries about black comedy (Robert Townsend's Why We Laugh), screenwriting (Peter Hanson's Tales From the..."

Aug. 26, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

My AFF Friday
From a sunny barbecue to a film about the shrouded mysteries of Sonny Liston's boxing career in Phantom Punch to the comedy Shallow Grave that's just about as dark as they come
"...Fortunately, Robert Townsend’s Phantom Punch was a great distraction. The film is..."

Oct. 19, 2008 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Passing Show
This rock documentary about musician Ronnie Lane can be described in one word (or is it three?): Ooh la la.
"...documentary are music luminaries such as Eric Clapton, Pete Townsend, Joe Ely, and Rich Brotherton. Lane’s eccentricities and gullibilities..."

March 31, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Washington Square
"...courted by a sweet, floridly earnest hunk named Morris Townsend (Chaplin). The gawky Catherine is practically floating in his..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Battle in Seattle
The 1999 protests at the WTO meeting in Seattle provide the backdrop footage for this character drama.
"...Directed by: Stuart Townsend. Starring: Martin Henderson, Michelle Rodriguez, Woody Harrelson, Charlize Theron,..."

Oct. 3, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Slow Dying of Johnston High
State accountability standards may close a school on the edge of survival
"...Johnny Townsend, youth pastor at Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church, stood..."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Trapped
"...Luis Mandoki. Starring: Dakota Fanning, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Stuart Townsend, Courtney Love, Kevin Bacon and Charlize Theron. Not as..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

99 Luftballons (International Acts at SXSW Music)
South by Southwest by way of Sudan, Scotland, Colombia, and more
"...Wed. 14, Speakeasy Kabaret, 9:10pm; Fri. 16, Townsend, 10pm Ecuadorian synth-pop duo 1982 sounds straight out of..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Death Watch: Man Set to Die Pleads for His Life
Texas has executed 574 people since 1976; the Board of Pardons and Paroles has recommended clemency for five
"...13 for the kidnapping and murder of 18-year-old Bridget Townsend in 2001. Then, as June came to a close,..."

July 8, 2022 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Faster Than Sound: Damn, Kathy Valentine Can Write!
Go-Go's local Kathy Valentine reflects on her memoir at three Austin fall events
"...AC: You were an investor at the Townsend, which closed permanently in June. How will COVID-19 impact..."

Nov. 6, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

The Song of Names
Holocaust drama about a missing musical prodigy never finds its rhythm
"...Jonah Hauer-King, Gerran Howell, Luke Doyle, Misha Handley, Stanley Townsend, Magdalena Cielecka, Saul Rubinek and Eddie Izzard...."

Jan. 17, 2020 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Current War - Director's Cut
The birth of the modern age in a battle of industrialists
"...Hoult, Katherine Waterston, Tuppence Middleton, Tom Holland and Stanley Townsend...."

Oct. 25, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

18 International Frontwomen at SXSW Music
"...Lucille, 12mid; Thu. 14, Swan Dive, 11pm; Sat. 16, Townsend, 1am Not many electronic artists consider the saxophone their..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Give Booze a Shot
Local options for shots (shots shots shots shots)
"...The Townsend's off-menu aquavit pickleback has garnered so much attention through..."

Oct. 26, 2018 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

What Are the Birds Telling Us About Climate Change?
Reading the signs from our friends up in the sky
"...total official number of countable species was 145. The Townsend's Warbler found by John Marsh during the count on..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Feature by Melany Jean

Day Trips: Whale-watching
Washington state offers an exciting escape from the summer heat
"...the water as our cruise pulled away from Port Townsend and headed into the Strait of Juan de Fuca...."

Aug. 11, 2017 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Gay Place
Saturday marks Austin's seventh annual Queerbomb, a free, all ages, all inclusive queer celebration
"...Rob Townsend Live in Austin! Lez be honest, Rob had us..."

June 3, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

South of Heaven
Metal has a new home in Austin, and a new sponsor.
"...Tonight, Prey for Sleep lunger Hunter Townsend calls for the other bands to join him onstage,..."

Aug. 10, 2012 Music Feature by Dan Solomon

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