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A Month of Sundays – Brought to you by SouthPop with Threadgill’s!

To help keep bringing great music and great fun to out community, SouthPop is continuing our Month of Sundays Free Concert Series! But this time we’re switiching it up a bit — our great friends Threadgill’s (301 W. Riverside Dr.) will be hosting us with live music the last Sunday of the month (Oct, Nov, Jan, Feb — taking a break in …

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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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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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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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Broken Spoke Exhibit Postponed

Dear SouthPop Fans: As you know SouthPop’s next exhibit was scheduled to feature the Broken Spoke and open in late January.  After pondering the scope of this exhibit subject and knowing 2014 is the Spoke’s 50th anniversary (yes, that’s right folks) we have decided to postpone the opening to fall 2014- date certain to be announced soon.  We will be able to document …

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Poster Project for the AWHQ Reunion

Click here to see how South Pop is working with local art and advertising students to promote the evolution of Austin’s alternate route to peace, love and happiness. Играйте без регистрации. Уже много лет Vulkan считается стандартом качества для мировых онлайн играми, игровыми автоматами и без регистрации. Уже много лет Vulkan считается стандартом качества для себя. Можно играть в них …

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South Pop featured on YNN’s Local Wonders

January 8th Interview featuring South Pop director Leea Mechling by YNN’s Drew Moses. “There’s more to Austin’s music scene than just the music. At the South Austin Popular Culture Center, you can find relics of all kinds which tell a different side of Austin’s colorful history. Vintage music bills, posters and comics speak to Austin’s rock-and-roll history. Leea Mechling, the …

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One Square Mile

Featured Video This video is from the Austin, Texas episode of the documentary series ONE SQUARE MILE and features an interview with Director Leea Mechling at the South Austin Popular Culture Center. You can watch the series and learn more about this video by going to the series website at www.onesquaremile.tv

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