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Final Poster Austin San Fran Exhibit

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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Soap Creek Saloon Retrospectacle: 1973 to 1985

George and Carlyne Majewski invite you to the September opening of an exhibit at the South Austin Popular Culture Center featuring Soap Creek Saloon. Saturday, Sept. 3 come to the South Austin Popular Culture Center to see posters, photographs, newspaper articles and ephemera from one of Austin’s favorite music venues. Starting at 7:09 p.m. there will be entertainment by Lissa …

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Rehearsals For The Apocalypse: The Austin Sun Years 1974- 1978

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 …

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Come On, Take Another Little Piece Of My Corpse, Now Baby

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

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Late Night Drinking: Round One

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.

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Coming soon…

The Austin Sun, Terminal Edition, announces the next exhibit at the South Austin Popular Culture.

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Special Exhibit & Tribute: 2 Austin Music Icons

During the summer of 1970, Austin’s first successful psychedelic music club, the Vulcan Gas Company, closed. In August 1970, the Armadillo World Headquarters opened. Both venues made dramatic changes to Austin’s culture.

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Popular Culture Center Among Spinner’s Best Of Weird Austin

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‘Dillo Hosts Punk-Rock

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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Message Music And Rock and Roll

Gilbert Shelton wrote this article for the University of Texas humor magazine The Texas Ranger in November 1965.

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