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Donate to SouthPop via Amplify Austin’s Day of Giving!

Hey Armadillos, your generosity is showing!! SouthPop is so happy to remind you that this year was our first year as partners with I Live Here I Give Here, an Austin based non-profit that seeks to make philanthropy a way of life here by making it easier for YOU to donate to other local charities and non-profits. Each year I …

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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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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 Road to Austin

The South Austin Popular Culture’s next exhibit The Road to Austin opens Saturday, March 8th with an event that will include live music. The exhibit will be a historical pictorial pondering of the Austin music culture. The Road to Austin is a documentary film chronicling the decades of musical evolution that elevated Austin as the Live Music Capital of the …

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Final Poster Austin San Fran Exhibit

The Austin – San Francisco Connection

The counter-culture revolution of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s in the United States is undeniably attributed to the widespread embrace of drugs, sex, and rock n roll among young people, and San Francisco was the epicenter of authority clash. The city drew disenfranchised youth from all over the country to join together to celebrate peace, love, and harmony while …

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Dias De Los Muertos Poster Image Updated

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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A Fusion Of Country Culture

Central Texas Dance Halls

View the Interactive Portion of our Show Country culture is not just about the music, but a story of how the Wild West brought together immigrants from Europe, Mexico, Native Americans, and other states, all of whom came to call Texas home. Each group brought their customs, skills, moral values, and their music. While they generally tried to avoid each …

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Burton Wilson Exhibit Preview

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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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