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Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2010’

6.3SumFly

Summer Flying Saucer Cinema Series: Starship Invasions (1977)

The South Austin Popular Culture Center is proud to host the Summer Flying Saucer Cinema Series this summer. This free event showcases thought-provoking films every month. Films are viewed under the stars, so please bring your own chair to assure seating. This month’s movie premier will take place on Saturday, July 17 at 8 p.m. The film starts at 8:30 p.m. …

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Political Activism And Marilyn Buck

Click here to read News 8’s coverage of Marilyn Buck’s story, “Fundraiser for radical reigniting debate about political activism,” which previews the fundraiser and invites the audience to comment on political activism.

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Nels “Jagmo” Jacobson feature in Alarm Magazine

Poster Art: Nels “Jagmo” Jacobson’s fortuitous relocation: “It was a move to Austin, Texas in 1978 that touched off my fascination with poster art,” says Nels Jacobson, better known as psychedelic-poster artist Jagmo. “That move changed my life.” Click here to read more.

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6.2IntEdd

International Eddy Day Celebration

It’s time again for the annual celebration of the patron saint of 709, Eddy.

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7.3BenFor

Benefit For Political Prisoner Marilyn Buck

Convicted of politically-motivated crimes, Marilyn Buck has spent 25 years in prison. Set for release in August, she’s now being treated for cancer. Join us for an evening of music, poetry and consciousness-raising in her honor on Friday, June 25 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at 3105 E. Cesar Chavez Street in Austin (on the north bank of the …

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Check In & Walk Out With A Free Poster

As the mayor of the South Austin Popular Culture Center, I am pleased to announce a new offer from the center. For every sixth check in on FourSquare or Gowalla, you will receive a free exhibit poster!* So come check out our latest events, and don’t forget to check in: FourSquare | Gowalla . What are FourSquare and Gowalla? These …

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7.1ArtorN

Art Or Not: The Art Car Controversy

In a 2008 post on Apartment Therapy.com, Adrienne Breaux showcased the art car behind the South Austin Popular Culture Center car as an interesting planter. The post caused some colorful reactions…

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7.4SumFly

Summer Flying Saucer Cinema Series: Invaders From Mars

The South Austin Popular Culture Center is proud to host the Summer Flying Saucer Cinema Series this summer. This free event showcases thought-provoking films every month. Films are viewed under the stars, so please bring your own chair to assure seating. This month’s movie premier will take place on Saturday, June 12 at 8 p.m. The film starts at 8:30 …

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8.1LasDan

Last Dance At The ‘Dillo Video Series

The Armadillo World Headquarters’ final night of performances was Dec. 31, 1980. The last concerts featured Commander Cody, Bill Kirchen, Jerry Jeff Walker, Kenneth Threadgill, Asleep at the Wheel and more.

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8.2FedKin

Freddy King Live At The Travis County Jail

Freddie was in Austin to play at the Armadillo World Headquarters. Richard Halpin (Jail Arts & Education Project) got Freddie and his brother Bennie to play for the inmates at the Travis Co. Jail. The prisoners loved it. So did the musicians.

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