Category Archive for: ‘Ephemera’

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3/15-17/2018 SouthPop at Flatstock – SXSW

    SouthPop is getting ready for our annual booth at Flatstock 65! Hosted by the American Poster Institute and held at the Austin Convention Center March 15 – 17, come check out some of the world’s best poster artists, including our dear friend Billy Perkins. The event is one of the few official SouthBy events that are FREE and …

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3/11/2018 Austin Aqua Fest

From a small debutante ball sponsored by The Austin Admiral’s Club to a major Cultural Festival hosting the likes of Ringo Starr and Dolly Parton until it all came crashing down, Austin Aqua Fest celebrated a side of Austin most people don’t think of. With humble beginnings as an effort by the Austin Admirals Club to bring awareness to local …

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3/25/2018 SouthPop Salutes Shiva’s Headband!

SouthPop and the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division celebrate 50 years of Shiva’s Headband and their impact on local art, music, and culture throughout the decades. We are expecting an official proclamation from the Governor’s Office to mark the special date. Shiva’s Headband will of course be on hand to play for a bit, before the new SouthPop’s All-Stars take …

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3/3/2018 Margaret Moser Estate Sale

      Please join us at SouthPop for your last chance to grab a piece of Austin legend Margaret Moser’s personal collection of posters, records, photos, and other historic gems. Items from the collections of Joe Nick Patoski, Ed Ward, Grant Alden, Steve Anderson, and Davy Jones will be available as well. Doors open Saturday March 3 at 10 …

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40 Years of Esther’s Follies

For our first exhibition of 2018 SouthPop Presents: 40 Years of Esther’s Follies! In partnership with the crew at Esther’s and help from Jesse Sublett’s new retrospective book, we’ll dive into the history of Esther’s from the comedy act at Liberty Lunch featuring some rag-tag UT students, to the mainstay and must-see attraction featuring music, comedy, magic, and oh so …

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Elbow Grease: The Art of Jon Narum, Nic Russell, and Sam Yeates

SouthPop’s 2017-2018 exhibition season kicks off with Elbow Grease: The art of Jon Narum, Nicholas Russell, and Sam Yeates – paintings created by three artists who have been involved in the music scene since the early 1970s. Narum, Yeats, and Russell have been mainstays of the Austin art and music scene for 40+ years. Their fine art and design will …

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Kinky Friedman: Everything’s Bigger in Texas

Come meet Kinky Friedman and Mary Lou Sullivan who wrote his biography at the Texas Book Festival Saturday, November 4! Austin Music History at the  Texas Book Festival! Kinky Friedman and Mary Lou Sullivan Biography Book Talk, Q&A, and Meet and Greet! Saturday, November 4 12 -1pm Texas Tent The wait is finally over!  Kinky Friedman’s authorized biography – Everything’s Bigger in …

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2015 Fundraising Event

SouthPop Needs Your Help! Buy Your Fundraiser Tickets Here!   Buy Your Fundraiser Tickets Here! Spend an evening at Threadgill’s eating dinner with your choice of: Joe Nick Patoski Eddie Wilson Denny Freeman George Majewski Jim Franklin Sarah Bird Bob Wade Kathy Valentine John Kelso and Kevin Russell SouthPop does great work keeping and educating the public on the sights, …

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Ken Hoge: Man on a Mission

South Austin Popular Culture Center Presents Ken Hoge: Man on a Mission   Ken Hoge began his professional photography career as a music journalist during his years as a student at the University of Texas at Austin. As a freelance and staff photographer for the Austin Sun (the predecessor to the Austin Chronicle) he covered the heady Austin music scene …

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Bob Wade’s Tangoing Frogs Reinstalled at Taco Cabana in Dallas

In the News… SouthPop friend and Armadillo Artist Bob Wade has been featured in the New York Times! Three of the original 6 10-foot tall dancing frogs he created for the Tango Nightclub in Dallas are being reinstalled at their original location, by the space’s new owners…Taco Cabana. If you’re in the area, go check them out as early as June …

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