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09-23-18 – Austin Museum Day at SouthPop

Austin Museum Day September 23, 2018   Join Us on Sunday September 23, 2018 to celebrate Austin’s area museums! Hosted by the Austin Museum Partnership, SouthPop, and many other awesome institutions throughout the city will be hosting a FREE ADMISSION day at the museum. Now, SouthPop’s gallery is always free admission, but in honor of Austin Museum Day, from 4 …

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CANCELED – 05/03/2018 – From Deep In The Heart: SouthPop’s Annual Fundraiser

** Due to incliment weather, we have had to cancel our Dinner with a Dillo Event. Please stay tuned as we reorganize and plan another event. Thank you all so much for your support. **   Please join us at Threadgill’s beer garden on Thursday, May 3, 2018 for our annual “Dinner with an Armadillo” fundraiser! Just like in previous years, we’ll …

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Elbow Grease: The Art of Jon Narum, Nic Russell, and Sam Yeates

SouthPop’s 2017-2018 exhibition season kicks off with Elbow Grease: The art of Jon Narum, Nicholas Russell, and Sam Yeates – paintings created by three artists who have been involved in the music scene since the early 1970s. Narum, Yeats, and Russell have been mainstays of the Austin art and music scene for 40+ years. Their fine art and design will …

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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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Ken Hoge: Man on a Mission

South Austin Popular Culture Center Presents Ken Hoge: Man on a Mission   Ken Hoge began his professional photography career as a music journalist during his years as a student at the University of Texas at Austin. As a freelance and staff photographer for the Austin Sun (the predecessor to the Austin Chronicle) he covered the heady Austin music scene …

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The Austin-San Antonio Connection: So Close and Yet So Far Out

South Austin Popular Culture Center with South Texas Popular Culture Center Presents: The Austin – San Antonio Connection: ~So Close and Yet So Far Out~     Opening Saturday June 14, 2014, SouthPop and its sister organization in San Antonio, TexPop, present an exhibition exploring the shared music history between the two cities. Separated by only 80 miles of I35, …

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SouthPop’s 10th Anniversary Exhibit

South Austin Popular Culture Center Presents 10th Anniversary Exhibit   Through generous funding from the Phogg Phoundation for the Pursuit of Happiness, the South Austin Popular Culture Center (SouthPop) opened its doors March 2014 and almost immediately an important and sentimental acquisition was made: Ken Featherston’s mural, Peyote Dream. Charitable donors came forward with the necessary funding and so began SouthPop’s permanent collection documenting Austin’s …

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The Road to Austin

The South Austin Popular Culture’s next exhibit The Road to Austin opens Saturday, March 8th with an event that will include live music. The exhibit will be a historical pictorial pondering of the Austin music culture. The Road to Austin is a documentary film chronicling the decades of musical evolution that elevated Austin as the Live Music Capital of the …

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The Austin – San Francisco Connection

The counter-culture revolution of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s in the United States is undeniably attributed to the widespread embrace of drugs, sex, and rock n roll among young people, and San Francisco was the epicenter of authority clash. The city drew disenfranchised youth from all over the country to join together to celebrate peace, love, and harmony while …

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A Fusion Of Country Culture

Central Texas Dance Halls

View the Interactive Portion of our Show Country culture is not just about the music, but a story of how the Wild West brought together immigrants from Europe, Mexico, Native Americans, and other states, all of whom came to call Texas home. Each group brought their customs, skills, moral values, and their music. While they generally tried to avoid each …

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