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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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Memorial Wall featured in Culture Map

One of Austin’s newest online news sites featured our memorial wall this weekend. “Their influence is felt every day and this event serves to acknowledge and pay tribute to them,” Shelley Seale wrote in her article, ‘The South Austin Popular Culture Center honors Austin artists with a memorial wall.‘ Have you come to visit yet? Let us know your impressions …

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Austin Cartoons Tribute Comes To Life

In February, 2011 Kerry Awn approached the South Austin Popular Culture Center about painting a mural on the premises. The mural would pay tribute to Austin cartoon icons. Characters created by the likes of Gilbert Shelton, Jim Franklin, Tony Bell, Sam Hurt, Mike Judge and Jack Jaxon would be painted on the back wall of the outdoor stage at the …

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New Mural In Progress

The Center recently experienced an attack by some taggers. They defaced the wall behind the stage where so many people had written messages over the last few years. Henry Gonzalez, the facilities manager, decided to start over and painted the wall white. However, he was concerned about what would appear next. What if someone considered it a large, public blank …

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