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11-11-18 – Micael Priest Memorial Service at Threadgill’s

In Memoriam… Born October 21, 1951, Armadillo Art Squad artist Micael Priest passed away September 11, 2018. Micael Priest was one of the artist involved in the underground comic scene in Austin, Texas, which was mainly based around concert hall Armadillo World Headquarters. Together with Jim Franklin and Guy Juke, Priest was the leading force behind creating the famous Austin …

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11/04/18 – Dia De Los Muertos: Austin Style

Join us at SouthPop to honor and celebrate the dearly departed, Sunday November 4, 6-9pm. We’ll be lighting candles, saying a prayer, and then having a party for all the new inductees to our memorial wall. SouthPop will have candles and some flowers, but please bring your own offerings to leave behind. One of SouthPop’s first works of outdoor art …

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10-14-2018 – It’s a Plaid Plaid Plaid Plaid World: The Art of Davy Jones

SouthPop is kicking off our 15th exhibition season in truly weird Austin fashion by celebrating the life, music, and artwork of Cowpunk Icon Davy Jones. Like many of us, Jones wasn’t from Texas, but got here as soon as he could when he joined the army. After his time in Killeen was up, he traded in his camo for, you …

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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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SouthPop Founder Henry Gonzalez Passed Away

In Memoriam… Obituary for Henry B. Gonzalez Henry Gonzalez was born August 6, 1950, in Brownsville, Texas to a large and loving Latino family who have been residents of Tejas since before the US stole the territory from Mexico. He died on February 29, 2016 after an intense 16 month battle against cancer. Growing up in Brownsville and Corpus Christi, …

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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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Bill Narum memorials…

Bill Narum, a key figure in Houston’s counterculture in the late 1960s and early ’70s, passed away Wednesday night at his home in Austin. The cause of death was an “apparent heart attack or something that took him quickly while sitting in his studio at the art table in his chair,” said Narum’s close friend Margaret Moser, who profiled him …

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