- Armadillo Art SquadThe South Austin Popular Culture Center features the artwork of the infamous “Armadillo Art Squad” dating from the 1960s to today. These artists have garnered international acclaim for their influence upon rock art in the 1970s and the contemporary Austin culture. They continue to producer art in a variety of mediums, including the quintessential Austin art form, the poster. Old and new works by these celebrities will be displayed on a permanent basis along with periodic displays, including the numerous notable contemporary Austin artists. Click on the images and names below to learn more about the artist. Danny Garrett Nels Jacobson Guy Juke G.L. McElhaney
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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 …
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 …
The South Austin Popular Culture Center is proud to announce an exhibit focusing on the Austin Opera House. This concert hall, a partnership between Tim O’Connor and his friend Willie Nelson, opened in July 1977 with a special performance featuring Waylon Jennings. This club was not your typical Austin-hippie-hangout; it was more known for its “outlaw” country slant. The Austin …
The South Austin Popular Culture Center is proud to announce a landmark exhibit featuring the underground newspaper the Austin Sun. The exhibit will run from Sept. 11 through Oct. 23. Rehearsals For The Apocalypse encompasses the entire run of the Austin Sun, which was from October 1974 through June of 1978. The Sun was founded by two young men: Jeff …
This is Volume 1, Issue No. 29 of the Austin Sun, an alternative newspaper in the 1970s. Articles like these will be on display at the South Austin Popular Culture Center Sept. 11, 2010 through Oct. 23, 2010. Every user is rather easy to contact us whenever you will not find any of pages and Features The website is rather …
This is Volume 1, Issue No. 21 of the Austin Sun, an alternative newspaper, from 1975. This issue includes an article written by the dapper Dave Moriaty about Janis Joplin. Articles like these will be on display at the South Austin Popular Culture Center Sept. 11, 2010 through Oct. 23, 2010. casino portfolio
This is Volume 1, Issue No. 18 of the Austin Sun, an alternative newspaper from 1975. This issue includes an article about Austin city leaders contemplating extending drinking hours to 2 a.m. Articles like these will be on display at the South Austin Popular Culture Center Sept. 11, 2010 through Oct. 23, 2010.
Click on the image to enlarge it and read the Daily Texan review of the Ramones concert at the Armadillo World Headquarters.
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