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 …
Now through August 28, an exhibit is on display at the South Austin Popular Culture Center that pays homage to the Vulcan Gas Company (that closed 40 years ago) and the Armadillo World Headquarters (that opened 40 years ago). Click here to read more about …
It’s time again for the annual celebration of the patron saint of 709, Eddy.
Convicted of politically-motivated crimes, Marilyn Buck has spent 25 years in prison. Set for release in August, she’s now being treated for cancer. Join us for an evening of music, poetry and consciousness-raising in her honor on Friday, June 25 from 7 p.m. to 11 …
As the mayor of the South Austin Popular Culture Center, I am pleased to announce a new offer from the center. For every sixth check in on FourSquare or Gowalla, you will receive a free exhibit poster!* So come check out our latest events, and …
- 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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