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SXKIDS: Part Two, Electric Bugaboo

We’re halfway through Spring Break and with one weekend of SXSW behind us, we cherry picked a few gems to forge the family onward through the next. Read More | Comment »

8:05AM Fri. Mar. 14, Terry Ornelas Woodroffe

In Light of Tragedy, SXSW Programming Subject to Shift

UPDATE (11:34am): SXSW has released a statement from Managing Director Roland Swenson. Read More | Comment »

11:37AM Thu. Mar. 13, Monica Riese

Don't Forget: Daylight Saving Time Begins Tomorrow

It's Benjamin Franklin and Congress' annual gift to South by Southwest: You lose an hour of sleep tonight. Read More | Comment »

3:30PM Sat. Mar. 8, Monica Riese

SXKids: Rock Out With Your Kid Out

Hey SXSW attendees, did you arrive in Austin with family in tow? Is your wife burning through that coveted music badge while you’re on baby-wearing duty? We’ve got you covered with family friendly music events that prove you can still party with a cross-body diaper bag. Read More | Comment »

12:40PM Fri. Mar. 7, Terry Ornelas Woodroffe

Flow Nonfiction & the Chronicle offer some pro tips for out-of-towners
 

SXSW: Do It Like a Local

The creative team behind Austin-based documentary agency Flow Nonfiction (MSNBC/Wounded Warrior Project) and Austin Chronicle managing editor Kim Jones chat about how to get the most out of South by Southwest. Click through for the scoop. Read More | Comment »

11:55AM Wed. Feb. 26

SXSW Comedy: 2014 Panels Announced

He'll have barely broken in his talk-show desk, but Seth Meyers is Austin-bound for SXSW to give an insider's peek at his take on Late Night. Fellow SNL alum Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein will do the same for indie satire Portlandia, as will Pete Holmes for his TBS show. Plus Tambor's back! Read More | Comment »

2:00PM Tue. Jan. 28, Robert Faires

Jürgen Klinsmann Coming to SXSW

South By Southwest just threw a second ball onto its ever-expanding pitch. Read More | Comment »

2:00PM Mon. Nov. 18, 2013, Chase Hoffberger

SXSW Drafts Sports to the Team

Batter up, sports fans. South by Southwest is expanding (again). This round, it’s bringing its bat and ball – and a whole slew of advanced statistical metrics – with it. Read More | Comment »

2:00PM Tue. Oct. 1, 2013, Chase Hoffberger

SXSW Eco Announces Lineup

The sun may be blistering, but it's already time to think about Autumn greens: SXSW Eco has just announced its schedule for the 2013 conference. Read More | Comment »

1:40PM Thu. Aug. 8, 2013, Richard Whittaker

Arrests During SXSW Down From 2012

Preliminary numbers show that arrests downtown during this year's South by Southwest festivals declined significantly over 2012. Read More | Comment »

4:09PM Mon. Mar. 18, 2013, Jordan Smith

Transplanted Texan Discovers Breakfast Tacos in New York City

While many New Yorkers are in my old hometown of Austin for South by Southwest enjoying the hippest hipster scene outside of Brooklyn, I've discovered the most important thing they'll want to know when they get home: Where can they service that newly acquired breakfast taco addiction once they're back in the Big Apple? Read More | Comment »

10:00AM Sun. Mar. 17, 2013, Jessica Lee

Fado Irish Pub Unveils New Menu in TIme for Saint Patrick’s Day

At a recent event (an Irish whiskey tasting, presented by Jameson Irish Whiskey....what, did you think I was going to turn that down?) at Fado Irish Pub, I was lucky enough to get to sample specialties from their new menu. Read More | Comment »

1:00PM Sat. Mar. 16, 2013, Kate Thornberry

Brewer Musicians Come in for SXSW

Usually, companies come to South by Southwest to pitch their wares. Tony Magee, founder of Lagunitas, came to Austin this week to play blues music. Read More | Comment »

4:25PM Fri. Mar. 15, 2013, Ivy Le

SXSW Farmers Market Report: March 16-17

South by Southwest has completely taken over Austin, so naturally it has commandeered the Farmers Market Report as well! Read More | Comment »

9:00AM Fri. Mar. 15, 2013, Kate Thornberry

South By Sonoma: Lagunitas Fusion 12

Keith Bradley won the Fusion 12home brewers contest held by Lagunitas last year. “I got a free trip to Petaluma,” Keith said, and now, a precious few barrels of his beer is flowing during South by Southwest. Austin is the latest city to get its own Fusion limited edition beer by Lagunitas. Read More | Comment »

12:00PM Thu. Mar. 14, 2013, Ivy Le

Barbecue Crash Course Kicked Off Interactive for 5th Year

We've discovered a fool-proof way to attract much-needed rain to the Austin area at the end of the first week of March every year. Just invite 500-600 out-of-town guests to an outdoor lunch party featuring Central Texas barbecue legends, and the rains (and the people) will come Read More | Comment »

4:05PM Wed. Mar. 13, 2013, Virginia B. Wood

The Cirque(us) Comes to Town

The Tuesday between SXSW Film + Interactive and SXSW Music is always a strange day. Packs of people wheel their luggage around; they’re either coming or going, and the looks on their faces are fresh or freshly worn in an exasperated excitement. One group of SXSWers is going home, one is arriving, and the streets are the index of this shift. Read More | Comment »

2:50PM Wed. Mar. 13, 2013, Andy Campbell

SXSW: Pushing the Envelope With People of Letters

Dear People of Letters, Well, where should I begin? Read More | Comment »

1:42PM Wed. Mar. 13, 2013, Richard Whittaker

Family Tradition

When Gaybigaygay first rolled out the carpet, it wasn't exactly red. Hazey Fairless laughs "Silky [Shoemaker] found this old carpet in a dilapidated shed. It was so gross. We had rented a PA from Rock N Roll Rentals that was the size of a carry-on suitcase. I thought 'what did we get ourselves into.'" Read More | Comment »

1:17PM Wed. Mar. 13, 2013, Brandon Watson

Brooklyn Brewery Brings The Smoke Experiment To Austin

As I headed to Clive Bar for the Austin Smoke Experiment, an amateur cooking event that was part of the Brooklyn Brewery Mash on Sunday, I grew exited about the plethora of smoked dishes and culinary exploration awaiting me. But when I reached the man with the tickets and the power, I was told to hit the road. Read More | Comment »

12:25PM Tue. Mar. 12, 2013, Jourden Sander

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