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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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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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Official SAPCC Events During SXSW

RARE: An Exhibit of Hard To Find Concert Poster and Prints by Austin Poster Artists OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, March 12 at 7:09pm RSVP HERE Featuring the Austin members of the American Poster Institute, the show will consist of oddities and rarities- all posters that are now unavailable. The artists will be present at the opening reception on Saturday, March 12.  …

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Tour Outside Art Installations By Henry Gonzalez

“Sometimes people don’t even know to go into the building,” says artist Henry Gonzalez, arms crossed, as he looks over the art installations surrounding the South Austin Popular Culture Center. “This is the legacy I’m going to leave behind,” Gonzalez says. Each piece is a reflection of South Austin, and as one of the founders of the Center and creator …

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Born To Run… To Austin

Bruce Springsteen Year: 1974 Location: 23rd and Guadalupe Painted by: Kerry Awn, Rick Turner, Tommy Bee Funded by: The Phogg Foundation of the Pursuit of Happiness

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