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Top Chef Texas, Week 12: Attack the Block
It's a head-to-head matchup at the Pearl Brewery.
"...Healthy Choice, the chefs are hanging out at the Broken Spoke. Wait, what?! Clearly the editing monkeys did not..."

Jan. 28, 2012 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

'Your Essential Magnificence'
After eight years, a shrine to South Austin arrives on South Congress
"...the Armadillo World Headquarters to a chair from the Broken Spoke to a frying pan from Nueva Onda. The..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Landmark Eateries
Austin landmarks 25-49 years in the making
"...Broken Spoke 1967..."

Sept. 12, 2008 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Real Good Friday
Alvin Crow & the Pleasant Valley Boys reunite, minus the Nyquil.
"...Among the veteran Pleasant Valley Boys announced for the Broken Spoke reunion this Friday are Gary “Smoothie” Roller, Herb..."

March 19, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Off the Record
Welcome to "Spazmodica," the future of Austin music
" experiencing a period of drastic change. Last Thursday, Broken Spoke announced that Ardent Residential and Direct Development purchased..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Southern Belly: The Ultimate Food Lover's Companion to the South
Part travel guide, part history lesson, Southern Belly is a mouthwatering expedition of beloved Southern food institutions
"...virtues of the chicken-fried steak at Threadgill's and the Broken Spoke and the wonders of the Frisco, he moves..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

Remembering Russell Altenhof; plus, the Food Network finds us so irresistible that they'd like to put us on a plate and sop us up with a biscuit
" Laurentis two-stepped and ate chicken-fried steak at the Broken Spoke; enjoyed brunch, shopping, and ice cream in SoCo;..."

March 9, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Hurd Is the Word
Cornell Hurd, Austin's most prolific C&W songwriter? It's no joke.
"...for the last 10 years or the band's monthly Broken Spoke gigs aren't looking for snake-oil schtick between the..."

Nov. 3, 2006 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Song for My Father
An epic and personal reminiscence of Don Walser and what he meant to Austin
" floors regularly at Jovita's and even the vaunted Broken Spoke. Today, too few remember that he was packing..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Music Feature by Mark Rubin

The Faces of Austin: Face-Off
City Hall gets more artsy this week with the debut of Faces of Austin, a new program that features 25 works by Central Texas filmmakers celebrating what makes Austin Austin
"...inaugural display – which run the gamut from the Broken Spoke to BBoy City dancers and includes music from..."

Oct. 7, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

After a Fashion
Is '5 x 7' big enough for your Style Avatar? And is Brigitte Bardot old enough?
"...fitting that her birthday party be held at the Broken Spoke, where Margaret has lately reinvented herself as the..."

May 20, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Critics Poll
The 'Chronicle's music staff rates the best local and roadshows, new acts, and more
"...Moser: Hardcore Country Tuesdays, Broken Spoke..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Music Feature

Luv Doc Recommends: Lone Star Country Dance Sport Invitational
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Friday, August 20, 2004
"...well … country. Every week at places like the Broken Spoke, Jovita’s, Ginny’s Little Longhorn, and the Continental Club,..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Column by The Luv Doc

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...of collaboration with Akrobatik and DJ Fakts One. The outspoken trio performs under the name of the Perceptionists as..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...10pm, Broken Spoke This Austinite has been working the honky-tonks around..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Have You Ever Been to Carrascolendas?
The Bilingual Education Act in 1968 sparked an unprecedented number of bilingual television programs for children, and the Austin-produced children's series Carrascolendas, which premiered in 1970, was among the first.
"...and Frank Dobie, and 'dance' summoned visions of the Broken Spoke. This is not to say the show was..."

July 4, 2003 Screens Feature by Belinda Acosta

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...are self-evident on 2001 Music Room release Real Bad. (Broken Spoke, 9pm) -- Christopher Gray..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

Long John Casner
Texas Platter
"...seated, customer-fooling mannequin that's a permanent fixture at the Broken Spoke. Casner is a longtime fixture of Austin's country..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Music Review by Jerry Renshaw

Tapestry Dance Company's new paean to our fair city, Austintatious, made clear this company's innovative spirit and amalgamation of serious talent; we're lucky this sterling organization calls Austin home.
"...Austin's premier haunts. Take "One Too Many at the Broken Spoke," a drunken riff of a Texas two-step set..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Arts Review by Molly Beth Brenner

The Battle for Senate District 14
Incumbent Sen. Gonzalo Barrientos faces a serious challenge in Dellionaire Ben Bentzin
"...very soul of South Austin -- home of the Broken Spoke and Barton Springs -- and put it with..."

Aug. 23, 2002 News Column by Michael King

The New Guy
" places like the Lakeline Mall, Coupland's, and the Broken Spoke are fun to see. And in an inspired..."

May 10, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Never Mind the Bollocks
Ray Benson decides to cut a solo album
"...long hair," explains Benson. "If you went to the Broken Spoke, you got your hair cut and you got..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

The Insider: Lorraine Ali
Brief Interviews With Important People
"...big high point for me to go to the Broken Spoke [and see other country acts]. I could go..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature by Andy Langer

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
" artist with lots of potential and obvious appeal. (Broken Spoke, 8pm) -- Jim Caligiuri..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature

Scott Miller, Broken Spoke, Saturday 17
"...Scott MillerBroken Spoke, Saturday 17..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by Christopher Hess

Austin Confessions
Chris Gray gets laid.
" play Aurora, the assertive Wiccan waitress. As we spoke, a crew was headed for Austin to film hours..."

March 9, 2001 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Ace in the Hole
Who is Clay Blaker and why are all these famous people recording his songs?
"...haven't. Though Blaker and his band have played Austin's Broken Spoke and Continental Club on occasion, being a successful..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

SXSW Showcase Picks: Saturday
"...9pm: Ed Burleson, Broken Spoke..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

SXSW Profiles
Playing Tonight
"...Ed Burleson, Broken Spoke, 9pm They just don't make 'em any more..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

Going Up
A profile of Austin’s pre-eminent honky-tonkers, the Derailers
"...the ageless South Lamar watering hole known as the Broken Spoke. In an era where Austin night clubs are..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

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