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Broken Spoke Legends
James White counts down the Broken Spoke's greatest hits
"...shops, apartment complexes, and shopping centers that surround the Broken Spoke, owner James White reflects that when he opened..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

The Broken Spoke: Austin's Legendary Honky-Tonk
"...As the Broken Spoke rolls through its fifth decade, the local honky-tonk..."

June 16, 2017 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Austin Film Festival: “Spoke” & Crazy Carl and His Man-Boobs
Docs cheer a legendary dancehall and a favorite hometown weirdo
"...The Broken Spoke is, if not the Mecca of Austin-worship, at..."

Oct. 29, 2014 Screens Post by Michael Agresta

The Evidence of Silence Broken: Becoming Zell
How Zell Miller III came to be an acclaimed poet-performer is revealed in 'The Evidence of Silence Broken,' his hip-hop performance piece
"...That story is part of The Evidence of Silence Broken, a hip-hop performance piece that receives its Austin premiere..."

Sept. 9, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Waltz Across Texas
Is the Broken Spoke being edged off South Lamar?
"...women boot-scoot across the sawdust-free dance floor of the Broken Spoke early on this summer Saturday night, led by..."

Aug. 2, 2013 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Dance Hall Days
New doc celebrates Austin institution the Broken Spoke
"...in their documentary Honky Tonk Heaven: Legend of the Broken Spoke, making its world premiere at SXSW this year,..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Doug Freeman

Faster Than Sound: The College Kids Are Alright
First-ever KVRX Fest offers a buzzing platform for indie artists, Symphony Square, and industry-aspiring students. Also, Broken Spoke daughter Ginny White-Peacock needs "robot legs."
"...to grow into something much bigger." Benefit for the Broken Spoke's Ginny White-Peacock..."

May 17, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

One in a Crowd: Honky Tonk Heaven
Doc on the legendary Broken Spoke seeks finishing funds
"...the looming development (for now): world famous dancehall the Broken Spoke. The new doc Honky Tonk Heaven has been..."

Oct. 19, 2015 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Review: ManinPasta
Italian food crafted with love just down the road from the Broken Spoke
"...Italian restaurant on South Lamar down the road from Broken Spoke. The food is clearly legit, but that's not..."

April 6, 2018 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Tuesday's Not Gone
A smattering of Tuesday night music clubs.
"...Hardcore Country is back at the Broken Spoke. This homey little aggregation of local and national..."

Oct. 16, 2007 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Kitchen's Menu for a Better Austin
Former state rep kicks off District 5 campaign
"...District 5 City Council campaign Tuesday evening at the Broken Spoke on South Lamar – an apt location for..."

June 20, 2014 News Post by Amy Smith

South Austin Treasures
Green Pastures and the Broken Spoke: two old-timers getting better with age

March 5, 2004 Food Feature by Barbara Chisholm

Red White & Blue
Filmed in Austin, this horror film is a love story and hyperviolent revenge freakout that is well-performed and well-made.
"...to appreciate this extreme exercise in hi-test emotions and broken lives, but what the heck: It's Fantastic Fest, and..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Honky-Tonk Heaven
13 things to love about the Broken Spoke
"...not quite as dense as the Louvre, but the Broken Spoke packs as much museum as honky-tonk and restaurant...."

Aug. 2, 2013 Music Post by Margaret Moser

A World in Which All Worlds Fit
"...the granddaddy of South Austin live music venues, the Broken Spoke. photograph by John Carrico The first time Willie..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

The Whole Bow
Alvin Crow fiddled it his way
"...It would be easy to think of this Broken Spoke fixture as an unrepentant redneck. His latest album..."

Nov. 12, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Lifelong Loves
James White's Formula for Success
"...this time I'd like to welcome y'all to the Broken Spoke, the last of the true Texas dance halls..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Only the Beginning
Wednesday Night SXSW "Sleepers"
"...many "SXSW Record Reviews," and a complete round-up of spoken word artists playing the conference. Wednesday's "Sleepers," then, are..."

March 13, 1998 Music Feature

Honky-Tonkers Don't Cry
Dale Watson's heads for the streets of Baltimore
"...South Austin's Broken Spoke is splintering. Packed to the low-slung rafters, the..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...black and bitter soul of their beloved punk rock. Broken Bottles Empty Hearts ('98, Sub Pop), accomplished its mission..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

Live Shots
"...momentum his band could muster more surely than a broken axle. Then the Jaegermeister came out, and Escovedo, who..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Music Feature

Capitol Chronicle
Environmental groups notify Alcoa Corp. of intent to sue over environmental violations.
"...The crowd gathered at the Broken Spoke Sunday night seemed a typical South Austin dancehall..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Column by Michael King

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...SXSW SPOKEN WORD: The annual festival-within-a-festival has narrowed down to a..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Picks & Sleepers
Sxsw
"...many bands covered - as well as all the Spoken Word showcases (p.42). How 'bout them numbers? So, while..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

No Law & Order
"...that spans Burton's career, from 1977 to the present. (Broken Spoke, 11pm) -- Jay Hardwig..."

March 12, 1999 Music Feature

It's Also a Fire Trap
"...Dear Editor, Concerning "Book Review: The Broken Spoke: Austin's Legendary Honky-Tonk" [Music, June 16]: I hope..."

June 19, 2017 Postmarks

Playback: Record Store Day
Record Store Day – inclusive, not exclusive
"...release of a new EP, Lying, Cheating, Stealing. We spoke with the group's frontman...."

April 19, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: HAAM-er Time
Being a musician doesn't always come with a choice, and rarely includes health insurance, so HAAM Benefit Day remains paramount
"...29th St. Ballroom, 2908 Fruth) Blood, Sweat & the Broken Spoke..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Okie Dokie Stomp
Clifford Antone didn't invent the blues, he immortalized them
"...Austin's music scene was already well-established. Places like the Broken Spoke, Armadillo World Headquarters, and Soap Creek Saloon were..."

May 26, 2006 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

911, We've Got a Smoker
Austin's new smoking ordinance takes effect today
"...are ("Exceptions"), and what happens if the rules are broken ("Enforcement"). It's your basic grade-school guidelines, written as if..."

Sept. 2, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

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