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Epoch is open! Linear hosts coffee hour. [Aug. 7th, 2006|09:17 am]

Longing for an Iced Mojo?

Joe, Chris, Steve, and Kevin, formerly of Mojo's Daily Grind (RIP) have opened epochcoffee (website) on North Loop.

Yes. It is 24 hours.

This Saturday, Aug 12, 7-10PM I'll be giving away "Dollar Off On Any Coffee Drink" coupons at Epoch Coffee. Come by and say hi.

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Daily Texan on Mojos [Dec. 2nd, 2005|02:49 pm]

cross-posted from austingeeks

Daily Texan feature story on Mojos closing

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ECFA quartet: free show at Mojo's [Aug. 9th, 2005|08:50 am]


Wednesday, 10 August 2005 @ 9pm @ Mojo's

Carl Smith-tenor sax, Holland Hopson-soprano sax
Jason Friedrich-drums, Beau Sample-bass
2714 Guadalupe -- 477.6656 for more info

In 1997, along with drummer Ray Jaceldo & violist James Alexander, Carl Smith formed the experimental jazz group E.C.F.A. Smith moved to New York City in 2001 and Detroit in 2002 & continued to perform and develop his own approach to jazz and new music. Initially studying with such avant-garde luminaries as Charles Gayle, Sabir Mateen, Rob Brown, Frank Gratkowski, William Parker, Matthew Shipp, Lou Grassi, Faruq Z. Bey, and Assif Tsahar, Carl Smith began to fully absorb the free-improvisational styles of late-90's free jazz in New York City. By synthesizing the energy music with compositions Smith and ECFA have created a unique sound world.
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(no subject) [Feb. 27th, 2005|11:09 pm]
communist sewing circle every sunday night at 6 o'clock at mojo's. bring crafts, bring supplies, bring friends.
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Get Maso-KISS-tic with Tx Roller Girls - Tonight at Mojos [Feb. 11th, 2005|11:51 am]


Maso-KISS-tic Season Kick-off Party for the Lonestar Rollergirls:
A rowdy romp to head up the Texas Roller Derby Season. Win tickets, free beer, a kiss with a derby girl, and other great prizes! $2 beers while they last. Great live music and brutal TXRD bout footage!

When: Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, HAPPY HOUR 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Where: Mojo's Daily Grind @ Guadalupe and 27th, Austin, TX

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I will miss you mojos! [Jan. 22nd, 2005|07:57 pm]

[mood |nostalgicnostalgic]
[music |Kansas, 'Dust in the Wind']

I have lived across the street from mojos daily grind since 1998 when I moved to Austin for graduate school. I went to fringware parties (lots free booze!), and soberred up at mojos. I saw every TV smash since they started. I remember all of the old baristas(os), and know the new ones. I loyally continued to hang out there even when Wade listened to some crack smokin employee of his or something and installed a pool table in the back room. I got to know a huge variety of denizens there. I met people there that I would later date, and/or sleep with. I saw the pieces of the 1998 national poetry slam there. I read more than a hundred great books there. Mojos still rocks hard. I hope the graffiti issue gets resolved so that there can be more artsy graffiti and less tagging. I have digital images of the old mojos graffiti and will post them if some one wants.

Anyway, I am moving to a different apartment far from mojos. There are other coffee houses just as cool, but a lot closer to my new apartment, and so I will no longer be going to mojos much. Maybe if I need a 3am triple americano, but not much otherwise. I will miss the place. But people change, lives change, coffee houses change, and all we do crumbles to the ground and we refuse to see. Its all dust in the wind. You can't step into the same river twice. You can never go home. Life is suffering and everything is transient.

I wish mojos the best. I hope that everyone that works there, and everyone that goes there for coffee, finds, if not true love, then at least a decent one night stand.

Thanks Anna for the free refills. I always thought that you were totally the hottest of the baristas.

I hope that Teresa is OK with her kid in Florida.

I wonder where Talal is.

I still hope to someday get in a DnD game with Steve or Joe. Too bad they are so snooty.

There are some cool new baristas(os) there now. I talk to them on occasion. To pitchers of coffee and ginger matte!

I hope that the new owner kicks ass and mojos become the killer coffee house on Guadalupe, once again.

Mojo = magic, and if you are at all aware of vibes, you can feel the magic of mojos. Mojos Lives!

I will miss the place.
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Access point is now improperly hung up again [Dec. 18th, 2004|01:21 am]

[mood |quirky]

Because this community could use some rather more pedestrian content, I shall now inform you that the Linksys Wireless Access Point (WAP) is now hung up on the wall again, and without tape.

It's sorta nailed there, although a combined useage expert/carpenter would need to tell me if I'm abusing the language or not here.

Ok, that was all computer stuff so:

I walk often.

The pedestrian content now ends.
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My $.02 - for what it's worth. [Dec. 16th, 2004|10:04 pm]

[mood |hopefulhopeful]
[music |Okay, so the mood I list is sappy. So what?]

Okay, all. I hadn't weighed in for the community's opinion yet. This won't change anyone's mind, I'm sure, but it's a humble request from one of the familiar faces still around our coffee shop.

I keep hearing everyone saying "Mojo's was a community." I have to agree. Mojo's was the people, who showed up to see other people. I understand wanting to see other people. If people don't want to spend money there, fine. Don't want to support JW? Don't. But everyone who is refusing to go to Mojo's because it changed owners and they don't like the new one personally/due to business practices/etc, then the communtiy bit it through no fault of JW.

I'm still there. I've gotten used to JW and Trevor, and have gotten to know that they've had reasons for everything they've done. I still see people who are cool to talk to, and meet new people, and have great conversations every time I'm there for work, for play, for study, whatever.

You know what I want for Yule? People to give the "new Mojo's" a chance. Yes, it is a different look. Yes, it is a different atmosphere. Some of the prices are higher than <insert your new coffeehouse here>, some of them are lower, despite arguments to the contrary. I've checked a few of them out. There are new faces, all of whom are cool people. The changes have been made, they're staying, we have beer again, JW is making money, and tips are going back up for the baristas. So, since Mojo's is staying Mojo's and staying, maybe it's time for the community to pitch in again.

The people working these days are myself (Jazz), Annie, Matt (slomosexual), Caroline, Melissa, Summer, Suzanne, Nigel, Jennifer as a alternate, and yes, Trevor still has a couple shifts a week. Hope I didn't leave any of my awesome coworkers out. I'm working Friday Saturday night graves, 0100-0700, so if you want to try out the new Mojo's with a familiar face, come grab caffeine or water; I want to see everyone again. If not, well... I know not every Yuletide wish can come true.
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(no subject) [Dec. 14th, 2004|09:11 pm]

Thank you & yes, I totally agree. Don't get me wrong, I love MoJo's, it really was my home away from home, hell I even met my future husband there, but all in all, MOJO'S IS DEAD! Maybe not the place itself, but the MoJo's, the energy & atmosphere really are dead, I agree, he should change the name, it's no longer MoJo's...
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