FILE - In this March 15, 2014 file photo, Willie Nelson performs at the iTunes Festival during the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas. Nelson announced Monday, April 20, 2015, he plans to roll out his own brand of marijuana called ``Willie’s Reserve,’’ that will be grown and sold in [...]
South by Southwest is the time when the city of Austin, Texas goes absolutely bonkers. It’s not only the time for the biggest film and music festivals in the country, but also the period where the tech elite fly south for networking in a new climate. Show More Summary
The annual MusicFestNW in downtown Portland has transformed over the years from a multi-venue festival reminiscent of South by Southwest into a weekend affair in the park with 20 bands. The setting at Tom McCall Waterfront Park makes the festival easy to attend and enjoy, but this year there were many drawbacks. Show More Summary
Alexis Levine founded Savvy Media at age 23, and launched her project #savvycity at insider events at film and music festivals across the world. Sundance and South by Southwest are arguably two of the most brand-saturated events in the first quarter of the year. Show More Summary
Rupert Grint’s new movie, Moonwalkers, is set to release in Japan on November 14. (The film made it’s USA debut at the South by Southwest Film Festival, and was shown at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea.) Just in time for Rupert Grint’s birthday, Japan released a new trailer of the film. The trailer...read more!
This past March, thousands descended on Austin, TX, home to the famous and much celebrated South by Southwest (SXSW®) conferences and festivals. This year, I decided to attend the education-focused festival, SXSWedu®, a relatively new addition to the SXSW® family of events. A four-day conference chocked with interactive workshops, panel sessions, and even play summits, […]
Lesser goldfinches are summer residents along the Colorado Front Range, usually arriving in late April and departing by early October; those that summer in Colorado winter in the Desert Southwest, South Texas or Central America.While...Show More Summary
It’s only August, but voting is already underway for the March 2016 South By Southwest (SxSW) Interactive conference. Long thought of as the breeding ground for new ideas and creative technologies, we can gleam industry insights from the SXSW Interactive Festival. Show More Summary
It may be the dog days of summer, but it is also that time of year to pitch your panel idea for March’s South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive festival, one of the largest gatherings of technology geeks. SXSW uses a crowdsourcing process...Show More Summary
Sean Lennon was astounded when he saw psychedelic punks Fat White Family for the first time at a South by Southwest party last year. "They're one of the best live bands I've ever seen," he says. "We became really good friends." Lennon has since helped the band co-produce their upcoming second album, and now...
The first trailer for the upcoming documentary from Sir Alex Gibney, Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine, debuted online today after the film was first screened at the South by Southwest Film Festival earlier this year. Gibney caused controversy with … Read more ›
While the screening of "Trainwreck" that debuted at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, back in March was designated a "work-in-progress screening," it was so fully formed, so hilarious, so brilliant and explosiveShow More Summary
The state of live music in the city of Austin, Texas is currently at a tipping point. Austin, the self-proclaimed "Live Music Capitol of the World", is known not only for its large-scale annual festivals like South By Southwest or Austin City Limits, but for its status as a robust hub of live music for touring and local bands alike. Show More Summary
“Honey, we have no music industry. There’s 90% piracy everywhere in the world. They take everything. At the recent South by Southwest [an annual music festival in Austin], they had over 1,900 musicians, but fans didn’t know where to go. You can’t get an album out because nobody buys an album anymore.”
A few months ago, I got the chance to attend South by Southwest in Austin, and friends who knew I wrote about food implored me to visit Franklin BBQ.
A teenager was shot to death and at least five others were wounded since Wednesday afternoon in separate shootings on the city's South and Southwest Sides. Wednesday evening, a 17-year-old boy was killed in a drive-by shooting in Bridgeport,...Show More Summary
The dark, psychological hacker drama Mr. Robot slayed audiences at South by Southwest, and now it’s become a series on USA. It’s one of those rare shows that actually seems to understand what’s corrupt and rotten at the heart of the tech industry — and wants to burn it all down. We talked to the show creator. Read more...
South by Southwest (SXSW) is not only the name of Austin’s famous music/film/interactive festival, but it also happens to be descriptive of our gardening culture. Here, the South meets the Southwest, with the Balcones Fault roughly delineating the division. Show More Summary
Most people go to South by Southwest to perform, promote their new film or report on the festival as a journalist. But A$AP Rocky had a totally different experience. In an interview with the New York Post, the rapper talked about the psychedelic influence on his new album, which he released a week early on Monday night. Show More Summary