Gwen Stefani, who opened the after-dinner portion of President Obama’s final state dinner Tuesday night on the South Lawn of the White House, was among the celebs puzzling out why they’d made the guest list for the event, held in honor of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese...
The final gala meant everything was big or bigger, from the personality of the guest chef (Mario Batali) who collaborated on the menu to the size of the white tent (huge) on the South Lawn where the soiree was held, to the guest list...Show More Summary
The White House's South by South Lawn festival brought light artist James Turrell and architect David Adjaye into conversation. It was awesome.
Yesterday, to thwart any spiteful removals of the South Lawn fixture, she expanded it, adding concrete, stone, and steel to make it more permanent.
I'm fresh off an invigorating, inspiring day at the first ever South by South Lawn, which in words from the White House was "an event inspired by South by Southwest, [bringing] together creators, innovators, and organizers who work day...Show More Summary
On Monday, artists, musicians, tech enthusiasts and other innovators gathered in the president's backyard to celebrate a bright future
As a follow-up to South by Southwest, President Obama invites techies to the White House to brainstorm about solving big problems.
At the inaugural South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action on Monday, Slack co-founder Stewart Butterfield explained that it's easier to implement diversity in hiring practices when companies are small, and...Show More Summary
President Obama, climatologist Katharine Hayhoe, and Leonardo DiCaprio got together to talk about climate change at SXSL.
The NPR “Tiny Desk Concert” was part of the White House’s South By South Lawn event.
Common performed a “Tiny Desk Concert” for NPR at the White House during the inaugural White House SXSW South by South Lawn event yesterday. He was joined by Robert Glasper and Bilal, and performed “I Used to Love H.E.R.” as well asShow More Summary
"SXSL is, at its heart, a call to action," said Obama. [ more › ]
He led a panel at the South by South Lawn festival Monday.
Leonardo DiCaprio reportedly told President Barack Obama that he has planned a future trip to Mars. While attending the South by South Lawn summit on Monday (October 3) in Washington, DC, Leonardo, the President, and climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe were discussing climate change, and she said, “As long as we haven’t signed up for the [...]
While at the White House's South by South Lawn event yesterday for a screening of his upcoming National Geographic documentary, Before the Flood, Leonardo DiCaprio spoke out against elected officials who continue to deny climate change. "If you do not believe in climate change, you do not believe in facts ... More »
LEONARDO DICAPRIO: Climate change deniers shouldn’t hold public office. “The scientific consensus is in and the argument is now over,” DiCaprio said at the White House’s South By South Lawn event. “If you do not believe in climate change, you do not believe in facts, or in science or empirical truths and therefore, in my […]
Leonardo DiCaprio is all smiles while attending at South by South Lawn held at the White House on Monday (October 3) in Washington, D.C. The 41-year-old actor was also joined on stage by President Barack Obama as well as climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, where the trio had a conversation about climate change. During the [...]
Today at the White House, we’re hosting the South by South Lawn Festival -- and all day long, we'll be keeping you updated right here on everything #SXSL and how you can use your voice to help make a difference. SXSL is all about celebrating America’s spirit of innovation and bringing together changemakers for a festival of ideas, art, and action. Show More Summary
Featuring performances from The Lumineers and Dap-Kings, the cast of Stranger Things, and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Leonardo DiCaprio graced the Whitehouse with his presence for South By South Lawn Monday, talking all things climate change with fellow panelists, President Obama and climate scientist Dr Katharine Hayhoe. The chat preceded the premiere...Show More Summary