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Violet Crown Reopening for Private Screenings With RSVP Cinema
Downtown art house cinema lets you be your own booker
"...Austin's Violet Crown Cinema is getting ready to bloom again, as..."

March 1, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Violet Crown Cinema Staying Closed During Pandemic
Local minichain standing with other Austin cinemas
"...Austin, the brick-and-mortar cinemas are staying dark - and Violet Crown Cinema has confirmed that it is standing with..."

May 4, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

AFS Cinema, Violet Crown Closing Temporarily During COVID-19 Outbreak
Arthouse cinemas follow national chains
"...scene was bound to follow: both AFS Cinema and Violet Crown have announced that they are closing during the..."

March 17, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Wayne White at the Violet Crown
Artist & Pee-Wee puppeteer at screenings tonight and tomorrow
" see the movie tonight or tomorrow at the Violet Crown, you'll see even more of White – in..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Problems With Violet Crown
"...May 20]. Too bad it was showing at the Violet Crown. The first Sunday that it was showing, we..."

July 18, 2011 Postmarks

The Absinthe-minded Professors of Violet Crown Spirits
Three Austinites are producing the first Texas-made absinthe
" distancing and much shelter-in-place drinking – but the Violet Crown Spirits story doesn't end in a puddle of..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Food Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Violet Crown Trail Opens
First six miles of a planned 30 miles of trail open to the public
"...official opening of the first six miles of the Violet Crown Trail. When completed, the trail will extend 30..."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Violet Crown Under Construction
New Downtown arthouse theatre plans soft opening in spring
"...Construction work is under way on the Violet Crown Cinema, one of the newest additions to Downtown...."

Dec. 3, 2010 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Enviro Groups Oppose Plans for Violet Crown Venue
20,000-seat venue would sit amidst Barton Creek preserve
"...announced their unified opposition to plans for the ambitious Violet Crown Amphitheater, a proposed 20,000-seat venue billed as Austin's..."

Nov. 19, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Luv Doc Recommends: The Violet Crown Festival
Brentwood Park, Saturday, May 1, 2004
"...stick? Bingo! Splitting the difference is the second annual Violet Crown Festival, a community event sponsored by Crestview and..."

April 30, 2004 Column by The Luv Doc

Violet Crown Recommits to Arlo & Julie
Arlo and Julie collectors' items up for grabs
"...Julie in its debut last Friday, May 8, the Violet Crown Cinema has carried over Steve Mims’ Austin-made film..."

May 14, 2015 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Violet Crown Supports One of Its Own
Cinema to donate 20% of sales to SXSW crash victim Evan West
"...and he "faces a long road to recovery," said Violet Crown Cinema owner Bill Banowsky...."

March 27, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

'Before Midnight' Premiere at Violet Crown Cinema
May 23, 2013. 13 photos.
"...last night's premiere event for Before Midnight at the Violet Crown. For more on the film, see our review...."

May 24, 2013 Photo Gallery

Violet Crown Treasures
Pollyanna Theatre Company's new play brings together two of Austin's most exceptional artists and women
"...her book was selected as a finalist for the Violet Crown Awards. I was at the awards ceremony, [and]..."

May 13, 2005 Arts Feature by Dan Dietz

Violet Crown Finalists
"...the Austin Writers' League announced finalists for the 1998 Violet Crown Awards, an annual contest recognizing the best works..."

Aug. 21, 1998 Books Feature

1997 Violet Crown Winners Announced
"...Austin Writers' League announced the winners of their 1997 Violet Crown Book Awards. The envelope, please......"

Oct. 3, 1997 Books Feature

Violet Crown Winners
"...The Sixth Annual Violet Crown Book Awards -- so named for a passage..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Books Feature

Blaze Premiere at Violet Crown Cinema
"...Blaze red carpet premiere at the Violet Crown Cinema on August 16, 2018..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Photo Gallery

Violet Criterion Arthouse Overload!
Violet Crown + Criterion = awesome!
"...any good movies lately? Better brace yourself, then. Austin's Violet Crown Cinema and DVD/Blu-Ray overlords the Criterion Collection are..."

April 4, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Mary Moody Northen Theatre's Violet
In this moving production, a young woman learns the nature of true beauty and true love
"...It's 1964 in the American Southland, and Violet is on an Emerald-City-scope mission. Her quest is not..."

April 20, 2018 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

A New Night-out Option
The Violet Crown Cinema brings the arthouse ethos to Downtown
"...Two weeks shy of its opening date, the Violet Crown Cinema didn't look a whole lot like a..."

April 29, 2011 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Start Your Week With Magnolia Mondays
Violet Crown season highlights the indie powerhouse
"...Starting tonight, Violet Crown Cinema has launched Magnolia Mondays, a series celebrating..."

Jan. 14, 2019 Screens Post by Britt Hayes

Zoup! vs. Absinthe: A Texas Next-Morning Cage Match of Flavor
Sometimes it takes a spicy bone broth to cure how you’ve ailed yourself
"...I totally blame Violet Crown Distillery for this post...."

Oct. 7, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Writers' League of Texas Announces Nominees
2008 Violet Crown Book Awards
"...Texas announced today the shortlist nominees for its annual Violet Crown Book Awards – and not the Violent Crown,..."

Sept. 11, 2008 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Home-State Advantage
Say hello to Texas Spotlight, a new film series
"...Spotlight, a new monthly film series programmed by the Violet Crown Cinema, will feature films directed by Texas filmmakers..."

April 9, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Message of Dreams
Violet Crown Winner Lisa Sandlin
"...the Nurse of Dreams, received the Austin Writers' League's Violet Crown Award. Sandlin replied, "Oh, I think that may..."

Feb. 6, 1998 Books Feature by Barbara Strickland

Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful
The fashion photographer's contradictions, from the glamazons who knew him
" a virtual cinema release now. Choose from: • Violet Crown Cinema (Tickets here)..."

July 24, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Dance your way through this genderfluid examination of relationships
"...• Violet Crown Cinema (Tickets here)...."

June 19, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

South by Southwest Film Festival 2014
There are no wrong choices. Go forth and partake.
"...Theater at the Austin Convention Center, AMC at the Violet Crown Cinema, Topfer Theatre at ZACH, Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter..."

March 7, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

How to Enjoy a Month in Paris
Eight-part film series, Summer in Paris, screens in August
"...if you’re spending the entire month in Austin. The Violet Crown’s eight-part Summer in Paris film series offers the..."

Aug. 2, 2017 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

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