South Austin Popular Culture Center
"...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...."
"...The statement informs that Spider House will be conducting an all-staff meeting – “in which we will discuss all implications, and take care of any concerns; the whole community is invited to join” – on Monday, October 30, 2pm in the Spider House Ballroom...."
"...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..."
"...Jeremy Rogers and his wife Tiffany Paciga have launched a GoFundMe appeal in response to a lawsuit filed against Rogers by his former boss John Dorgan, co-owner of Spider House Cafe and Ballroom. The couple, who released an "open letter" via Facebook in October 2017 accusing Dorgan of attempted sexual assault against Paciga several years prior, are hoping to raise $10,000 to retain a lawyer and cover legal fees...."
"...The 999 Eyes crew has been touring for months now, and are finally returning to Austin – and doing a welcome-back gig at the Spider House Ballroom on Sunday night. With That Damned Band, no less..."
"...On a brisk Tuesday afternoon in December, Spider House Cafe and Ballroom isn't exactly bustling, but it's far from empty. College students, alone and coupled, sit outside drinking beers or working on laptops, likely unaware of the legal and moral drama happening behind the celebrated social spot's wooden doors...."
"...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..."
"...[Note: Bounce House. That’s the new name of the comedy showcase, formerly called Jazz Cigarette, that Palumbo and Aaron Brooks host at Spider House Ballroom on the second and fourth Monday of every month.]..."
"...Appreciating this, industry behemoths Interscope Records signed the group in 2001, making them the only Texas-based act on the label and, rumor has it, the reason East Village art-punks the Yeah Yeah Yeahs came aboard a year later. Their résumé includes well-received appearances at the Reading and Coachella festivals, and a sold-out two-night stand at New York's Bowery Ballroom upon the release of 2002 Interscope debut Source Tags & Codes..."
"...This Year in Review show at Spider House Ballroom on Thursday night, listen, it’s one of those can’t-miss deals...."
"...Spider House Ballroom reached capacity by 10pm, weather forcing the dual stage setup to shift inside and cram the front of the lineup onto the small bar-side stage...."
"...Austin Poetry Slam is a weekly event held every Tuesday at Spider House Ballroom. Poetry slams structure like sports tournaments..."
"...Andy Campbell). Next door, in the Spider House Ballroom, the Brasil Grooves Summer Series will keep the evening chugging along...."
"...Despite the fact that Spider House is ostensibly a coffee shop, patrons walk past Beware Coffee as they enter through the parking lot, where they can also grab a brownie or $4 toast from adjacent pastry trailer Fresh Baked. While the Vegan Yacht occupies a cozy corner on the west side of the outsider-art-themed garden space, another nook reveals the Love Balls takoyaki trailer, while the Greek Original Gyros trailer stands sentry outside the Spider House Ballroom...."
"...Despite sounding like a Taco Bell promotion, the Hot Burrito To-Go Weekend in Marfa comes out of Austin courtesy of the Spider House 29th St. Ballroom..."
"...TX Chip Spider House Ballroom (2906 Fruth) Thu., Aug. 8 (aka tonight), 8pm..."
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"...23, 5-9pm. Spider House Ballroom, 2906 Fruth, 512/480-9562..."
"...Shakespeare purists and prudes beware: Magnificent Bastard Productions' Shit-faced Shakespeare is not for the easily offended. Unsanctimonious and rife with sexual innuendos, the UK hit has crossed the pond to Boston and now Austin, bringing its irreverent and inebriated rendition of A Midsummer Night's Dream to Spider House Ballroom..."
"...But the real meat of the evening is yet to come. Peep Show, hosted by comedians Zac Brooks and Lisa Friedrich, is a free monthly event at Spider House Ballroom featuring live commentary on adult films...."