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How GE used science to make a hot sauce so spicy, it’s bottled in jet engine materials

GE is not typically a name you’d associate with food, but with its big data brisket party back at SXSW 2015 and now a new scientifically-developed hot sauce, the company might soon be more than just an appliance supplier for your household. Show More Summary

The Orchard Picks Up Dark Comedy ‘Donald Cried’ For 2017 Slate

The Orchard has acquired North American rights to writer/director Kris Avedisian's dark comedy Donald Cried, which premiered this year at SXSW Film Festival. The company will be released theatrically early next year. With a story by Avedisian, Jesse Wakeman and Kyle Espeleta, the film was produced by Electric Chinoland's Kyle Martin (Tiny Furniture). Show More Summary

Smart Hustle Recap: SXSW 2016 Coverage, Mark Cuban Quotes, and More

South by Southwest (SXSW) is an annual set of conferences and festivals that takes place every year in mid-March in Austin, Texas. Although much of the event is tailored to the entertainment community (film and music), it also includes...Show More Summary

Voices: Collision, New Orleans' hot tech show

Collision not just the anti-CES but a stealth threat to the dominance of SXSW.        

Newswire: Watch NOFX get intensely personal during its A.V. Club-hosted SXSW panel

It’s understandable to expect a chat with NOFX tied to the group’s new memoir, The Hepatitis Bathtub And Other Stories, to be a light-hearted, dick-jokes-and-goofing-around affair, but like the book itself, The A.V. Club-hosted panel got intense quickly. Show More Summary

The Great Escape returns to Brighton in May, BrooklynVegan showcase included

The multi-venue Great Escape Festival takes place in the seaside resort town of Brighton, England from May 19 - 21. Like SXSW or Pop Montreal, the focus is really about discovering new bands, but some names already familiar to us include...Show More Summary

Stephen King throws his weight behind Mike Flanagan's Hush

The newest flick from OCULUS director Mike Flanagan is HUSH, the SXSW hit that is now streaming exclusively on Netflix. When I reviewed it, I said it was a pretty thoroughly generic plot line but an electrifying good time. But who needs...Show More Summary

15 Movies We’re Looking Forward to From the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

Positioned just after the Sundance and SXSW film festivals each spring, Tribeca often serves as a platform for more independent fare from lesser-known filmmakers. The festival launched its 15th edition this year in the wake of the biggest controversy the event has ever witnessed, following the festival’s decision to pull the anti-vaccination documentary Vaxxed: From Cover-Up […]

MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES gets the Redband Trailer Treatment!

Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza, Adam Devine & Zac Efron star Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here...  Last SXSW the cast for MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES came to town and I missed out!  So sad, cuz this looks like a lot of fun. Show More Summary

Openly gay pastor says Whole Foods gave him a cake with a homophobic slur on it. Overpriced, too.

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

While a Whole Foods in Austin, Texas sounds like the site of a SXSW hipster jamboree, apparently it has a dark side. Pastor Jordan Brown said he ordered a cake from the overpriced, pseudo-organic grocery store to be personalized with...Show More Summary

Mitski – Your Best American Girl (video) new album June 17th

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : HearYa

Photo by Ebru Yildiz Right before I hopped on a flight for SXSW 2015, I caught this video for Townie, and proceeded to scribble her set-times all over my pristine schedule. And I’m glad I did. On my way heading across town from East Austin, I saw her name on my schedule and slipped into [...]

Social Good Fashion Turns to Biomimicry and Tech

What if your clothes mimicked nature? A collection of fashionable garments, designed for social good by the students and alumni at the Parsons' Design and Technology Program, were exhibited at SXSW and drew significant attention.

The Importance of Designing Customer Experiences

SXSW is one of my favorite events of the year for many reasons. It’s an experience where serendipity becomes the new gravity and almost everyone you meet has incredible stories to share. Upon arrival in Austin, I drove straight from the airport to the Sysomos lounge to see my dear friend Amber Naslund and her team. Show More Summary

Stonefield - Stranger

Sounds like: The Runaways, Led Zeppelin, Joan Jett Song: Stonefield - Stranger What's so good? Melbourne sisters Stonefield return home from a successful trip to SXSW with new single "Stranger." Continuing their track record for producing top-notch psychedelic rock hits, "Stranger" is another one for the collection. Show More Summary

Hush Is a Terrifying, Brilliant New Horror Movie, and It's Currently on Netflix

If you're a diehard horror fan, listen up. There's a new indie horror movie on the block, and it may just be one of 2016's most chilling films to date. It's called Hush; it premiered at SXSW this year, and it's available to stream on Netflix. Show More Summary

Nap Eyes Offer Refreshing Rock Via Lou Reed Styled Vocals on ‘Thought Rock Fish Scale’ (INTERVIEW)

Bringing the sweetness of the beginning of Spring in their lush, homey, curl up in your sweater sound, Nap Eyes continues their tour, playing popular tracks off their 2016 release Thought Rock Fish Scale. Fresh from SXSW, Nap Eyes provides...Show More Summary

Diversity Won't Stick Without These Things

Last month, I traveled to Austin for the South by Southwest (SxSW) Interactive Conference to host a Culture Design Meetup. I was thrilled to see the emphasis on diversity with sessions like "Building Inclusivity," "Why Diversity Can't...Show More Summary

Annihilation Time announce first U.S. show since 2009

Oxnard, CA punk greats Annihilation Time initially broke up in 2009 (the same year they played a BrooklynVegan SXSW show) but reformed last year for a one-off in Melbourne. This year they've got an Austin show coming up, which is reportedly their only US show of the year... Continue reading…

Barry Adamson, Michael Formanek, Elliott Sharp and Rokia TraorA(C)

3 weeks agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Barry Adamson Rough Trade March 21, 2016 Hot on the heels of SXSW in Austin, Barry Adamson turned up for a lower-key solo show at NYC's Rough Trade store. His reputation was made as a bassist with Magazine and Nick Cave, but in the three decades since then he's had ample time to build up a persona a... [ read more ]

OracleVoice: 6 Keys To Social Customer Care, From The Front Lines

At SXSW Interactive 2016, Oracle Social Cloud assembled social media leaders to share their secrets to successful social customer service programs.

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