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SXSW Conference Announces New Panels
SXSW Music nabbed the morning headlines with the unveiling of a second keynote speaker and 200-plus acts on the 2017 bill. But the conference also dropped a few non-Music speakers into the mix today, including a Muslim journalist who started a movement and a producing powerhouse who co-parented a Terminator.

12:00PM Tue. Nov. 15, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

Second Big SXSW Music List
Increasingly integrated music, film, and technology conference now just 115 days away, South by Southwest unloads another big batch of programming – headlined by the local granddaddy of all festivals' second 2017 Music keynote: Nile Rodgers.

10:00AM Tue. Nov. 15, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Save the World With Bill Nye
If there was one takeaway from Bill Nye's closing keynote speech at SXSW Eco, it's that it's up to us to save the world. The good news? The Science Guy thinks that's eminently doable.

2:00PM Tue. Oct. 18, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

White House Announces South by South Lawn Lineup
The White House yesterday announced the lineup of the upcoming South by South Lawn event, featuring such names as Leonardo DiCaprio, musical group the Lumineers, and the cast of Netflix’s Stranger Things.

4:38PM Mon. Sep. 26, Tucker Whatley Read More | Comment »

White House Announces South by South Lawn Lineup
 
SXSW Announces Lee Daniels as Film Keynote
Reminding us that it's never too early to think about that March behemoth that takes over Austin (whether you're a participant or not), SXSW released some tidbits on its 2017 Festival.

10:00AM Tue. Sep. 6, Josh Kupecki Read More | Comment »

South by Southwest Goes to Washington
South by Southwest is a cultural behemoth that refuses to stop growing, taking over more of Austin, extending its tendrils to new subjects like fashion and education. Soon, the borders of Austin will not be enough to contain it, as the megafestival turns its colonizing eye toward our nation’s capital.

3:00PM Fri. Sep. 2, Tucker Whatley Read More | Comment »

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SXSW Expands Music Festival
The countdown to South by Southwest 2017 ticks at 228 days. Next year’s buzz bands are still six to eight months away from reveal, but we doubt Donald and Melania Trump will get the same keynote invitation the Obamas received earlier this year. Nevertheless, SXSW 2017 has begun taking shape with this morning’s announcement of 11 speakers.

11:00AM Mon. Jul. 25, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

SXSW Announces Keynotes, First Speakers
So SXSW has just made its major announcement about huge changes for badgeholders, and what exactly those badges will get them into. Now they've put out the first roundup of speakers, with massive names from science, politics, technology, TV, music, and sports.

10:00AM Mon. Jul. 25, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Showtime's SXSW Comedy Puts Austin Culture in the Crosshairs
It’s easy to make jokes about SXSW – the lanyards, the tech scene enthusiasts, even the whiteness (as comedian Moshe Kasher puts it, “diverse kinds of white people”). The six performers for SXSW Comedy With Natasha Leggero never missed an opportunity to capitalize on the ridiculousness of Austin’s culture while they performed in the middle of it.

8:00AM Fri. Jul. 15, Emily Gibson Read More | Comment »

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