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Election Ticker: Wading Into the Final Week of Early Voting
Serenity now! Ahead of Election Day
"...hosted a "Back the Blue" campaign event at the Broken Spoke on Saturday, Oct. 17, with local Republicans crammed..."

Oct. 23, 2020 News Feature by the News Staff

Yellow Rose
The real New Country in this very Austin story of musical roots
"...on a blazing Texas afternoon in her portrayal of Broken Spoke owner Jolene...."

Oct. 9, 2020 Movie Review by Beth Sullivan

Could a Hotel Tax Help Save Austin’s Creative Sector?
A familiar debate returns under extreme circumstances
"...the centers a destination in and of themselves." The Broken Spoke, for example, could install kiosks that provide visitors..."

Oct. 9, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Yellow Rose Gives a New Face to Country Music
Director Diane Paragas blooms in her Austin-made drama
"...was a heartwarming success, as characters like Watson or Broken Spoke owner Jolene (Libby Villari) give a face to..."

Oct. 9, 2020 Screens Feature by Lilli Hime

After Three Years Dem Congressional Nominee Julie Oliver May Seal the Deal
The Road Warrior of Texas Congressional District 25
"...did have a big local media event at the Broken Spoke (not in TX-25) to tout his backing of..."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Faster Than Sound: Taylor Wallace Takes Over KUTX Morning Show
KUTX replaces morning show mainstay John Aielli with Taylor Wallace after the iconic ATX deejay suffers a stroke.
"...to keep learning, and a place to showcase that." Broken Spoken Rally for the Save Our Stages Act..."

Sept. 18, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Pueblo Viejo's New Location, Bishop Cidercade's Austin Debut, Pinballz Japanese Whiskey, and More
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...of Phantasma Kitchen just down the street from the Broken Spoke and open for take-out or delivery of the..."

Sept. 2, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Commission Considers a Black Live Music Fund
Envisioning a Black Live Music Fund and fixing the Broken Spoke
"...Musicians Mobley and Eimaral Sol (née Laramie Pouncy) also spoke in support of a fund for Black musicians...."

July 10, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: New Cocktail Lounge Takes Over Ex-Sidewinder Space
Run by former Scoot Inn and Longbranch owner James Stockbauer, Birdie Num Nums maintains the outdoor stage.
"...for disease spread. Shutdown occurred as clubs including the Broken Spoke, whose facade took a direct hit from a..."

July 3, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound – Summer in the City: Concerts, Protests, Relief Controversy, Potentially Less HAAM
Clubs navigate show safety, local musicians soundtrack protests, and HAAM asks for city aid.
"...Far Out Lounge, Sahara Lounge, and Coconut Club joined Broken Spoke, Stubb's, Parker Jazz Club, Hanovers 2.0, Come &..."

June 12, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Hundreds Tell Council, APD That Big Change Must Happen – Now
Voices of sorrow and rage
"...High School, and several callers from the charter school spoke to the 16-year-old's character. One teacher said the young..."

June 12, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

James Hand’s Gone to Heaven at Age 67
Life wrote his songs, he just tried to remember the words
"...Ginny’s Little Longhorn (now Little Longhorn Saloon), and the Broken Spoke. Ever dressed in suit, tie, and cowboy hat..."

June 8, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Grapples With Reopening & Protests
Civil unrest erupts nationwide as Austin clubs begin reopening
"...bars and music venues continued to reopen last weekend. Broken Spoke, Stubb's, Sahara Lounge, Parker Jazz Club, Hanovers 2.0,..."

June 5, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

“I Want Peace, but I Want Justice First”
Austinites protested against police brutality. Police responded with brutal force.
"...hospitalized with injuries sustained during the protests; Austin EMS spokespeople told us they estimated the department responded to 29..."

June 5, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Faster Than Sound: Could Austin Arts & Music Finally Get a Cultural Trust?
It's not here yet, but talks are intensifying. Also, bars and a few live music venues reopen.
"...South Austin dance hall and eatery the Broken Spoke is now open Tuesdays through Saturdays. Country acts..."

May 29, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Supporting Austin Music Venues During Shutdown
Via fundraisers, merch, tickets presales, and more
"...all its shows for the remainder of the year. Broken Spoke..."

March 30, 2020 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Now Streaming in Austin: Two Step
ATX-shot noir online for free right now
"...performance from Beth Broderick) teaching two-step classes at the Broken Spoke. But if you're looking for local faces, keep..."

March 23, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters Gets Political With the Chronicle
He should be a prime-time news analyst. Televisions would melt.
"...Broken Bones: Revisiting a President Worse Than the Current One..."

March 20, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Central Texas Pig Rescue Puts on a Pig Pageant
Animal rescue groups educate and entertain
"...in the first place? According to the emcees, who spoke about CTPR while the talent prepared to strut down..."

March 6, 2020 News Feature by Katherine McNevins

Austin’s Sexual Assault Controversies Roil the District Attorney’s Race
Margaret Moore's controversial handling of rape cases brings opponents to the race
"...office, collaboration between survivors, advocates, and law enforcement has broken down. The D.A. and her office have been accused..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Lawmakers Ask District Attorney to Free Rosa Jimenez
Texas Attorney General's Office urges she remain incarcerated despite poor health
"...Jimenez, an undocumented immigrant who spoke no English, was charged with murder even though there..."

Feb. 7, 2020 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

UT Panel Addresses Gender Equity in Architecture
Panel looks to open doors for women, people of color, & nonbinary folk
"...Architecture and Design, stated. “Either the bridge itself is broken, or we're losing people kind of along the way..."

Feb. 4, 2020 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Can You Guess These Iconic Austin Signs?
"...Broken Spoke..."

Jan. 30, 2020 Photo Gallery

The Stories Behind Austin’s Iconic Signs
How both classic neon and changing design continue to draw patrons to local restaurants and theatres
"...Slice Austin Motel, Continental Club, Matt's El Rancho, the Broken Spoke, Sandy's Hamburgers, the State Theatre, Top Notch Burgers,..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Features Feature by Jessi Cape

Samuel Woolley and The Reality Game
UT professor's new book attacks the disinformation wars
"...21 appearance at BookPeople to promote the book, Woolley spoke to the Chronicle about The Reality Game, computational propaganda,..."

Jan. 15, 2020 Arts Post by Mike Berry

East Austin Wellness Clinic Offers Discounts to Austin's Creatives and Service Industry
METSI Care rethinks affordable health care
"...gonorrhea, give stitches, do pregnancy testing, heal abscesses, set broken fingers, give joint injections, give you a proctology exam,..."

Jan. 3, 2020 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

A Decade in Austin Films
The city’s cinema, from indie visions to Oscar winners and international blockbusters
"...present. – Sarah Marloff Honky Tonk Heaven: Legend of the Broken Spoke(2016, D: Brenda Greene Mitchell and Sam Wainwright Douglas)..."

Dec. 27, 2019 Screens Feature by The Screens Staff

Austin Film Festival Review: Yellow Rose
Austin-made drama sings an immigrant song
"...on a blazing Texas afternoon in her portrayal of Broken Spoke owner Jolene...."

Oct. 30, 2019 Screens Post by Beth Sullivan

The Austin Cookbook Explores Iconic Local Dishes
Colorful pages exude Austin's culinary vibe
"...you'll be able to re-create JuiceLand's Wundershowzen smoothie, the Broken Spoke's chicken-fried steak with cream gravy, Dai Due's wild..."

Oct. 25, 2019 Food Feature by Jessika Roth

Garth Brooks Packs Into Gruene Hall
Promotional tour takes tiny town by storm
"...roam freely. In fact, Brooks’ impromptu performance at the Broken Spoke during SXSW that year helped inspire the current..."

Sept. 24, 2019 Music Post by Doug Freeman

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