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May 15, 2014
Blue Starlite Drive-In Finds New Home at Old Coconut Grove Playhouse Back Lot When he moved to Miami from Austin in May of last year, Josh Frank wanted to simply recreate the Blue Starlite, the urban drive-in theater he launched in Texas. Four months later, the Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In first opened its gate in a small ...       Miami New Times blog       link
Jul 21, 2014
7 Texas Drive-In Theaters That You Can Still Visit The Starlite Drive-In Theater lies abandoned just off of Highway 290 in Brenham, looking like a dead monument to a time long gone. Anyone taking that route between Houston and Austin will have seen the back of its single screen and a tall metal fence...       Houston Press blog       link
Dec 18, 2014
Big Ideas Behind Tiny Town local students lend stem skills to create holiday ... Woolsey and her 20 volunteers along with 50 Austin-area students added a miniature drive-in theatre. Visitors press one of two buttons naughty or nice and a Christmas carol is played on the screen. Woolsey said, The nice songs are in major ...       Austin Chronicle       link
Dec 18, 2014
Big Ideas Behind Tiny Town Local students lend STEM skills to create holiday ... Woolsey and her 20 volunteers along with 50 Austin-area students added a miniature drive-in theatre. Visitors press one of two buttons naughty or nice and a Christmas carol is played on the screen. Woolsey said, The nice songs are in major ...       Austin Chronicle       link
Nov 10, 2015
Wednesdays event pick Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-Ins Harry Potter Fest The 2nd Annual Harry Potter Fest at Austin's drive-in theater is making magical experiences throughout this month, featuring all eight of the films as well as edible treats any Muggle will recognize butterbeers, chocolate frogs, Bertie Bott's Every ...       austin360 blog       link
Nov 10, 2015
Wednesdays event pick Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-Ins Harry... The 2nd Annual Harry Potter Fest at Austin's drive-in theater is making magical experiences throughout this month, featuring all eight of the films as well as edible treats any Muggle will recognize butterbeers, chocolate frogs, Bertie Bott's Every ...       austin360 blog       link
Dec 12, 2015
Hollywood preps for Star Wars world premiere It marks the first time in the drive-in theater's 63-year-old history that it will be open during the snowy season. The Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas, is hosting an endurance contest for seven die-hard fans who are hoping The Force will keep them ...       Centre Daily Times       link
Dec 12, 2015
Hollywood prepares for world premiere of Star Wars The Force Awakens It marks the first time in the drive-in theatre's 63-year-old history that it will be open during the snowy season. The Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas, is hosting an endurance contest for seven die-hard fans who are hoping The Force will keep them ...       Medicine Hat News       link
Dec 14, 2015
Big-time Star Wars fans stage parades, camp-outs ahead of premiere It marks the first time in the drive-in theater's 63-year-old history that it will be open during the snowy season. The Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas, is hosting an endurance contest for seven die-hard fans who are hoping The Force will keep them ...       Washington Post       link
Feb 3, 2016
The Blue Starlite Urban Drive-In Gets a New Home on Old Cutler Road More than three years ago, Josh Frank packed up his life in Austin, Texas, and moved east. In October 2013, he opened the Blue Starlite Drive-In theater in Wynwood and then, in May 2014, relocated to the back lot of the old Coconut Grove Playhouse.       Miami New Times       link
Feb 25, 2016
Page Two May the Circle Be Unbroken Exploitation films family tree In the fall of 1977 at the recommendation of Ed Lowry, his friend Brian Mitchell and I drove to the South Austin Drive-In Theatre off Ben White to watch a double bill including Caged Heat, Jonathan Demme's 1974 directorial debut. Certainly we didn't ...       Austin Chronicle       link
Apr 25, 2016
AE briefs Blue Starlite Drive-In Theater announces highest drive-in in Minturn Blue Starlite Urban Drive-In Austin, Texas' boutique drive-in theater experience with a satellite location in Miami will pop up this summer in Minturn, Colorado. The drive-in will be located at Little Beach Park and will provide enough space to...       Summit Daily News       link
Jul 6, 2016
Seeing stars Drive-in revitalizes classic film experience A couple watches a film at Blue Starlite, an urban drive-in theatre in northeast Austin. Josh Frank, owner of the drive-in, founded Blue Starlite to provide a unique and intimate moviegoing experience for Austinites. Photo Credit Rachel Zein Daily ...       UT The Daily Texan       link
Aug 28, 2016
This Week in History Robbers hit the office at the Star-Vue Drive-In Theatre sometime Wednesday night for $75, police reported. A case of housebreaking and larceny was found at 315 a.m. by police officers Austin Quinn and I.C. Longley. They notified Ottis Bryant, manager ...       Cleveland Daily Banner       link
Oct 8, 2016
Austin-born boutique drive-in theater business The century-old railroad town has embraced Frank and his 40-car plan as he trumpeted the country's highest drive-in movie theater with sold-out showings of cult favorites like A Fistful of Dollars, The Goonies, Princess Bride and, most recently,...       The Denver Post       link
Oct 8, 2016
Blue Starlite mini urban drive-in theater expands from Austin to ... The Blue Starlite Drive-in is a pop-up theater set up in a dirt parking lot at Little Beach Park in Minturn, a high-mountain town between Vail and Beaver Creek.       The Denver Post       link
Dec 19, 2016
La Crosse, WI 54601 Catch a movie at the Blue Starlite Drive-in theater, enjoy live music and drinks at the bars and nightclubs lining 6th Street, or book a massage at one of Austin's local spas. Nature lovers will enjoy a hike through the 358-acre Zilker Park, and a swim ...       Jacksoncountychronicle       link
Dec 19, 2016
5 Warm Winter Getaways for Couples Catch a movie at the Blue Starlite Drive-in theater, enjoy live music and drinks at the bars and nightclubs lining 6th Street, or book a massage at one of Austin's local spas. Nature lovers will enjoy a hike through the 358-acre Zilker Park, and a swim ...       Journal Times       link
Dec 20, 2016
Blue Starlite Drive-In leaving Austin for Buda KVUE.com The Blue Starlite Drive-In theater is packing up and leaving Austin.       KVUE.com       link
Dec 21, 2016
Austin drive-in theater fundraising for move to Buda Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In owner Josh Frank announced the move Tuesday, saying the last night at their East 51st Street location will be on Jan. 7, 2017. The company says the encroaching Mueller development is responsible for the move from their...       KXAN.com       link
Dec 21, 2016
Austin drive-in theater fundraising for move to Buda KXAN.com The company says the encroaching Mueller development is responsible for the move from their current home next to the Austin Film Society.       KXAN.com       link
Dec 21, 2016
Austins only drive-in movie theater ditches city limits Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-in is on the move. The crew behind Austin's only drive-in theater is raising funds to relocate to 1510 Satterwhite Rd. in Buda, according to the Kickstarter. Because of development (ah, Austin!), we are losing our ...       CultureMap Austin       link
Dec 21, 2016
Austins only drive-in movie theater ditches city limits for cooler digs Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-in is on the move. The crew behind Austin's only drive-in theater is raising funds to relocate to 1510 Satterwhite Rd. in Buda, according to the Kickstarter. Because of development (ah, Austin!), we are losing our ...       CultureMap Austin       link
Dec 21, 2016
Austins only drive-in movie theater ditches city limits - CultureMap ... Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-in is on the move. The crew behind Austin's only drive-in theater is raising funds to relocate to 1510 Satterwhite Rd. in Buda,...       CultureMap Austin       link
Jan 20, 2017
Film Flam Neon, Blue Starlite, and Kiss Movie news, Tim League, and Gene Simmons not dueting, sadly Big events, big guests, big opportunities and a new home for Austin's drive-in theater Time to roll with some local film-related news. Big news for Kiss fans The Demon is coming to town. Wizard World just announced this morning that Gene Simmons ...       Austin Chronicle       link
Jan 20, 2017
Film Flam Neon, Blue Starlite, and Kiss There's famous, and then there's you have your own Hello Kitty famous Gene Simmons, coming to Wizard World Austin. Big events, big guests, big opportunities, and a new home for Austin's drive-in theatre Time to roll with some local film-related news.       Austin Chronicle       link
Mar 2, 2017
Drive-in movie theater coming to south Austin AUSTIN (KXAN) Austinites will be able to watch movies under the stars at the new drive-in theater opening on March 10. Blue Starlite is unveiling their new location in south Austin at 12419 Lowden Lane. Only 15 minutes away from downtown, the drive ...       KXAN.com       link
Mar 2, 2017
Drive-in movie theater coming to south Austin KXAN.com Austinites will be able to watch movies under the stars at the new drive-in theater opening on March 10.       KXAN.com       link
Mar 3, 2017
Austins only drive-in movie theater sets opening date for new location Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-in is back. After closing its popular east side location in February, Austin's only drive-in theater has set an opening date for the bigger, better South Austin space March 10. The original plan was to move to Buda, but ...       CultureMap Austin       link
Mar 3, 2017
Austins drive-in movie theater sets opening date for new location ... Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-in is back. After closing its popular east side location in February, Austin's only drive-in theater has set an opening date for the...       CultureMap Austin       link
Mar 15, 2017
Drive-in theater detours from Buda to Manchaca According to The Austin Business Journal's website www.bizjournals.com, the Blue Starlite Drive-In Movie theater will no longer be relocating to Buda but instead a few miles north of Buda on Lowden Lane in Manchaca. According to the article posted on Mar.       Hays Free Press       link
Apr 10, 2017
At opening weekend, Austins only drive-in theater draws big crowd AUSTIN (KXAN) Four weeks is all they had, to take a large backyard space hidden behind a blue house on what feels like a quiet, country lane and make it the new home of Austin's only drive-in theater. Josh Frank, the owner and creator of Blue...       KXAN.com       link
Apr 27, 2017
Page Two The Air He Breathed, the Baby Blue Sunglasses He Wore Jonathan Demme, 1944-2017 Watching Caged Heat Demme's first directorial effort, a women-in-prison genre film at a South Austin drive-in theatre in 1977 literally changed my life. In many ways it was a film I had long carried in my head without knowing it a political ...       Austin Chronicle       link
May 3, 2017
At The Drive-In roars back to life, with tour and first new album in 17 years I don't know about Austin, but there are only two drive-in movie theaters left in San Diego County. A (laughs) Who knows? People might want to utilize the super-information highway to see what a drive-in is! Our new album is designed to to be taken in ...       The San Diego Union-Tribune       link

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