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Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Spider House Co-Owner
From Facebook post to public statement ...
"...UPDATE: Spider House has rescheduled the community meeting announced in its..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Spider House Sexual Misconduct Saga Goes to Court
Judge hears motion to dismiss co-owner's defamation suit
" his former boss John Dorgan, co-owner of the Spider House Café and Ballroom...."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Spider House Kitchen Is Closed
Arlo’s to take over all food operations
"...As of this week, Spider House, the campus-area hang zone frequented by students, musicians,..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Spider House Legal Battle to Continue
Judge grants defendant's motion to dismiss in part; denies in part
"...John Dorgan’s lawsuit against his former Spider House Cafe and Ballroom employee Jeremy Rogers will continue..."

March 14, 2019 News Post

Spider House Co-Owner Files Civil Suit Against Partner and Former Employee
Legal action responds to 2017 sexual misconduct claims
"...John Dorgan, co-owner of Spider House Cafe and Ballroom, has filed a civil suit..."

Nov. 21, 2018 Food Post by Sarah Marloff

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
"...On a brisk Tuesday afternoon in December, Spider House Cafe and Ballroom isn't exactly bustling, but it's..."

Dec. 21, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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
"...South by Southwest next month, long-running North Campus hub Spider House Ballroom will no longer function as a live..."

Feb. 8, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Sparks Flying Over Spider House
Owner files suit after sexual misconduct scandal
"...Rogers by his former boss John Dorgan, co-owner of Spider House Cafe and Ballroom. The couple, who released an..."

Nov. 30, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Spider House Co-Owner Fires Back at Business Partner in Court
Conrad Bejarano responds to John Dorgan’s libel and slander charges
"...Conrad Bejarano, co-owner of Spider House Cafe and Ballroom, has filed two responses to..."

Jan. 11, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Spider House Saga Goes to Court
Judge hears motion to dismiss defamation lawsuit
" his former boss John Dorgan, co-owner of the Spider House Cafe and Ballroom. Though Mauzy has 30 days..."

March 1, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

999 Eyes Freakshow & Surreal Sideshow Takes Over Spider House
Just for a Sunday, but the weird vibes will reverberate through tiiiime
"...Austin – and doing a welcome-back gig at the Spider House Ballroom on Sunday night. With That Damned Band,..."

March 9, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

sxsw: Japan night at Spider House
Bands from Land of the Rising Sun meet River City
"...first trip to SXSW. "Last year, we played at Spider House, too. We put together this show because we..."

March 18, 2011 Chronolog Post by R.U. Steinberg

Spider House Is Home
Where Getty gets her fix. No promotional considerations. Jus' luv.
"...who put a little extra, well, love into it. Spider House: Queer friendly and so hot right now. So..."

March 12, 2007 Qmmunity Post by Kate Getty

Playback: Hanging in the House of Songs
The House of Songs, Hotel Vegas on tour, and Terminator Too: Judgment Play
"...on a hill in South Austin, a cozy white house stands indistinguishable from neighbors on the block. Inside, though,..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

"...Patrick McGrath’s work, I urge you to do so. Spider is based on his work of the same name..."

May 2, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spider Baby
Three demented adult siblings are looked after by a devoted caretaker in Jack Hill's no-budget masterpiece.
"...pair of neophyte necrophiliacs with a penchant for playing “Spider” and really, really long knives. Ralph (Haig), a bald,..."

Aug. 12, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

House of 1000 Corpses
"...Just because you have the stars of Burnt Offerings, Spider Baby, and Bonnie and Clyde in your horror show..."

April 18, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spider-Man: Homecoming
Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is back (again)
"...the deck, let’s just all pretend 2012’s The Amazing Spider-Man never happened – but director Watts returns your friendly..."

July 7, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Spider Hitched
"...throughout the nine separate ceremonies held at this weekend’s Spider-Hitched marriage equality wedding event, Saturday, July 18 at Spider..."

July 20, 2015 Photo Gallery

In the Bounce House with Comedian Danny Palumbo
2015’s Funniest Person in Austin is cooking on all burners
"...planned. And that’s kind of the intention with Bounce House, too, that I’m writing and filming sketches for each..."

Nov. 18, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Mob House Rules
Trail of Dead introduces their new epic release to the world
"...lanterns and rusted patio furniture of campus-area coffee den Spider House. The clicking laptops and hum of hipster conversation..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Endangered Spider Spooks the Feds
Fish and Wildlife Service declines to add rare cave spider to federal endangered species list, saying C. cueva doesn't exist; critter's supporters cry foul
"...this week it will not add a rare cave spider, Cicurina cueva, to the federal list of officially endangered..."

Dec. 30, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor

Tarantino Costume Party Will Not Get Medieval On Your Ass
Andreas Fabis and Spider House bring the QT vibe and more
"...There's a costume party at Spider House tonight, and its theme is any Tarantino movie..."

April 5, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Let's Get Hitched!
Free Austin wedding event exercises new rights
"...Join Spider House and The Austin Chronicle this weekend as we..."

July 14, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Land Ho
After a rocky few months, the Vegan Yacht finds smooth sailing at Spider House
"...found an unlikely new harbor in the garden of Spider House, the longstanding North University coffee shop...."

May 30, 2014 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Austin’s Funniest People Recap 2017
The Year In Review, just as it says on the tin. You know, the tin.
"...This Year in Review show at Spider House Ballroom on Thursday night, listen, it’s one of..."

Dec. 26, 2017 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Faster Than Sound: KUT/KUTX Will No Longer Manage the Cactus Cafe
University station terminates "disheartening" negotiations and Spider House Ballroom changes ownership.
"...the Cactus Cafe to our partners at the Unions." Spider House Ballroom Reopens Under New Ownership..."

May 28, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Hot Burrito To-Go Weekend in Marfa
Ready for your indie-rock weekend getaway?
" Marfa comes out of Austin courtesy of the Spider House 29th St. Ballroom. The Sept. 7-8 weekend features..."

Aug. 31, 2012 Music Post by Zoe Cordes Selbin

Bedroom Pop, Comfort for the Sad Unknown
Michael Seyer, Bane’s World & Inner Wave take back humanity
"...This past Friday night at Spider House, Michael Seyer, Bane’s World, and Inner Wave helped..."

July 10, 2018 Music Post by Jeremy Steinberger

Free Week Live Shots
Spider House Ballroom, Jan. 7
"...Spider House Ballroom reached capacity by 10pm, weather forcing the..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

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