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Spider House Co-Owner Fires Back at Business Partner in Court
Conrad Bejarano responds to John Dorgan’s libel and slander charges
News Story  January 10, 2019, by Sarah Marloff
"...Conrad Bejarano, co-owner of Spider House Cafe and Ballroom, has filed two responses to a lawsuit brought against him in October by business partner John Dorgan. On Dec..."

Spider House Co-Owner Files Civil Suit Against Partner and Former Employee
Legal action responds to 2017 sexual misconduct claims
DAILY Food  November 21, 2018, by Sarah Marloff
"...John Dorgan, co-owner of Spider House Cafe and Ballroom, has filed a civil suit against his business partner Conrad Bejarano and former employee Jeremy Rogers. The suit, filed on Oct..."

A Tangled Web at Spider House
A culture of heavy drinking and late nights, alleged sexual misconduct, and a lawsuit all pull on the threads of a poisonous time at the campus-area cafe
News Story  December 20, 2018, by Sarah Marloff
"...While Spider House has drawn in UT students, bands, burlesque shows, poets, comedians, and more, it's also built a reputation as a safe space, hosting welcoming events and promoting itself to the city's LGBTQ community and progressive organizations. The venue and its owners John Dorgan and Conrad Bejarano, whose entrepreneurial endeavors have included video store I Luv Video and dry cleaning service EcoClean, have received local and national accolades, including multiple "Best of Austin" awards from readers of the Chronicle...."

Faster Than Sound: Spider House Ballroom Will Cease Live Entertainment
Longtime local venue converts to arcade bar following co-owner misconduct allegations, code violations, and artist payment delays
Music Column  February 7, 2019, by Rachel Rascoe
"...Following South by Southwest next month, long-running North Campus hub Spider House Ballroom will no longer function as a live music venue. Owner Conrad Bejarano plans to convert the space into an arcade bar, with alterations starting this month...."

A Luv Supreme
I Luv Video celebrates 30 years with a 'Blade Runner'-themed bash
Screens Story  July 20, 2012, by Marc Savlov
"...And now here's Austin's beloved indie video mecca I Luv Video celebrating not only their third decade in the video rental biz – 28 years in their current incarnation, to be precise – but also the 30th anniversary of the release of Ridley Scott's Blade Runner and co-owner Conrad Bejarano's 50th year on the planet with a massive, costume party-cum-screening of Scott's soggy, dystopian masterpiece in its rarely seen original cut, complete with Harrison Ford narration and all. "That was the first laser disc I ever bought," explains Bejarano, "and it's by far my all-time favorite movie..."

Sparks Flying Over Spider House
Owner files suit after sexual misconduct scandal
News Story  November 29, 2018, by Sarah Marloff
"...Filed on Oct. 19, Dorgan's civil suit against both Rogers and co-owner Conrad Bejarano accuses both defendants of libel and slander that is "false, misleading, and defamatory" to Dorgan and to Spider House..."

Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Spider House Co-Owner
From Facebook post to public statement ...
DAILY Food  October 27, 2017, by Jessi Cape
"...Dorgan, with co-owner Conrad Bejarano, also owns I Luv Video and I Luv Vintage.* All of the businesses, and Paciga, are tagged in the post, which has been shared more than 40 times...."

A Republic of Indie in a Netflix Nation
How Austin's homegrown video stores are faring against the big red giant
Screens Story  January 16, 2009, by Marc Savlov
"...Which is good news to Conrad Bejarano, co-founder of Austin's I Luv Video, the largest and most popular of Austin's independent video stores...."

I Luv Video Quits Guadalupe
Don't panic! Consolidated Airport store to be world's biggest
DAILY Screens  November 24, 2015, by Richard Whittaker
"...The Daily Texan broke the news earlier today, much to the surprise of co-founder Conrad Bejarano. He said, "How did everyone know so quickly that we're closing this store down?"..."

United States Art Authority
A zoning glitch forces the UT campus-area arts space to close down temporarily
Arts Story  August 1, 2008, by Robert Faires
"...In the case of the new performance venue and art gallery, the sticking point involved zoning for the property, which housed a plasma center previously. When business partners John Dorgan and Conrad Bejarano acquired the property to expand their entertainment empire between Whitis and Guadalupe at 29th Street – the two also own Spider House, EcoClean, and I Luv Video – they thought they had dotted all the i's and crossed all the t's regarding health, safety, and fire inspections, not to mention the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission permits to extend the Spider House footprint into the new space..."

Land Ho
After a rocky few months, the Vegan Yacht finds smooth sailing at Spider House
Food Story  May 29, 2014, by Melanie Haupt
"...It may seem like a strange business model to undercut your own kitchen sales with other food operations, but for Spider House owner Conrad Bejarano, it's about building community through helping out the little guy. "I love the trailer culture, it gives the small business owner with a small budget an opportunity in a very challenging business world," he explains in an email..."

Playback: Headhunters Decapitated
Headhunters and Hotel Vegas get face-lifts, and maybe Whiskey Shivers gives one
Music Column  November 23, 2012, by Kevin Curtin
"..."There were too many limitations at the Ballroom, too many walls. Now that we're co-owners, it puts us in a better position because there's no compromise." Uptown, Spider House owner Conrad Bejarano isn't sweating staff changes..."

Playback: ¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tré! ¡Cuatro!
SXSW Music begins coming into focus
Music Column  March 1, 2013, by Kevin Curtin
"...› Public documents on reveal that Spider House Patio Bar & Cafe has filed a petition for relief under bankruptcy laws. "We're still pushing strong," owner Conrad Bejarano assured me..."

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