From star-studded world premieres to scrappy micro-indies, the South by Southwest Film Festival shows it all over the course of ten days, March 9-18. See our SXSW hub for reviews, interviews, photo galleries, and other event highlights.
This is the workshop Hannah Kenah led for Rude Mechs while they were creating their Field Guide. Together, you'll write, you’ll share – and there'll be a mic and a stool. Sign up now for this one-day class that's low-pressure, high-fun, and makes the last Sunday in September worth waking up for.
Lift a fork with Forklift Dance Company at a magical night of dinner and drinks at the Eastside's elegant Springdale Station, featuring an Italian feast by L'Oca d'Oro's Chef Fiore Tedesco and the genius-level craft bartenders Tacy Rowland and Bill Norris of Midnight Cowboy. Note: This happens on the first Tuesday in April, but we're telling you now because 1) tickets are going fast, and 2) wow.
Get out there and try your luck in catching some of the 305,525 rainbow trout released into waters around the state. There are “no fee” locations for access to the Guadalupe River below Canyon Reservoir, one of the best spots to catch trout in America.
“It changes the room and really makes the house.” The new in-house gallery of these fine-art promoters boasts a diverse roster of artists and includes work by Austin-based Terra Goolsby and Rebecca Rothfus Harrell. See website for stylish details.
Using the shopping mall and the parking lot as formal and conceptual frameworks, Julie Libersat's interactive video installation explores a suburban vernacular that presents consumption as a modern form of worship.
Chicago's Nate Otto is an artist whose work explores urban landscapes and architecture – mapping, gentrification, development, decay – all filtered through his own vision, expressed in stylized and simplified drawings, paintings, and murals.
Here's a fun new Downtown installation, created by Jonathan Chomko and Matthew Rosier, in which streetlights play back the shadows of those who pass beneath them. No, for real. As a citizen walks under the lights, "the shadow of a previous visitor will walk, hop, or dance beside them, and then their own movements will be captured and displayed to the next passerby." And here's a map of locations.