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Friday, June 12 What: All Night Long: The Action Pack’s 80s Video Dance Party Where: The Highball, 1120 S. Saturday, June 13 What: The Radio One Year Anniversary Party Where: Radio Coffee & Beer, 4208 Manchaca Road Time: 4 p.m. To celebrate its first anniversary, South Austin café Radio Beer & Coffee is throwing a party with performances by Sweet Spirit, Danny Malone, Phoebe Hunt, Big Thief and the Minor Mishap Marching Band.
To accompany the music, Juice Land, Veracruz All-Natural and Arlo’s, a vegan food truck, will be selling food and drinks to all hungry attendees.
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