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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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The Austin-San Antonio Connection: So Close and Yet So Far Out

South Austin Popular Culture Center with South Texas Popular Culture Center Presents: The Austin – San Antonio Connection: ~So Close and Yet So Far Out~     Opening Saturday June 14, 2014, SouthPop and its sister organization in San Antonio, TexPop, present an exhibition exploring the shared music history between the two cities. Separated by only 80 miles of I35, …

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Dia De Los Muertos 2013

View Photos From the Event The South Austin Museum of Popular Culture has chosen this time to honor people who’ve affected Austin’s culture and have passed away.  Starting in 2004 with artist Ken Featherston, the memorial wall has paid tribute each year to musicians, artists, writers, photographers, philanthropists, and friends who were involved in the production side of the arts.  …

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Jack Jaxon: Exile into Consciousness

View a portion of the exhibition online Jack Jackson (pen name Jaxon), artist, designer, art director, writer, illustrator, historian, and Austinite began a search for answers in the 1960s. His odyssey dove inward, illustrating his acid trips in pen and ink as he explored his own subconscious and moved to San Francisco to join the counter-culture revolution. He became art …

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Randy “Biscuit” Turner: The Real Punk Pioneer

View the exhibit online Randy “Biscuit” Turner is an iconic force of Punk Rock worldwide and Austin popular culture. Born in Gladewater, Texas, he was encouraged to create art and was drawn to the odd-ball, skate-punk culture of Austin where he and his friends formed the band The Big Boys. The Big Boys were innovative, sarcastic, and passionate in their …

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Live Music & Dead Clubs: A Visual History Through T-Shirts

December 1st marks the opening of SouthPop’s holiday exhibit Live Music and Dead Clubs: a visual history through t-shirts. Music.  T-shirts. Rock n Roll Images.  A modest article of clothing, the T-shirt, can tell a real story.  Of bands, clubs, musical and artistic performances, political events or what ever happens to be on someone’s mind that shows up in print …

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