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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 …

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    Memorial Wall featured in Culture Map

    CultureMap.com 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 …

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  • 1.3AusCar

    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 …

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  • 3.2NewMur

    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 …

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  • 2.5CauOnG

    Caught On Google’s Camera

    When we say you can always happen upon the Center “by chance,” it’s because you can usually find Henry Gonzalez, the facilities manager, working on the art installations outside. He was even caught on Google’s street camera! The space around the Center is always evolving, …

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    SXSW Recomendations From Austinites

    With first-time Austin visitors and outsiders about to descend on the city, one question is all over social media: What is there to do in Austin while at SXSW? FOOD: Erin Thompson: Eat local and buy local. Go Local Cards [get you a discount.] Find …

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