"...Puddicombe joins a roster of SXSW 2016 speakers that includes MBAs Across America CEO and opening keynote Casey Gerald, world traveller and food expert Anthony Bourdain, Black Girls CODE founder Kimberly Bryant, Vox media CEO Jim Bankoff, and Facebook global director for diversity Maxine Williams (as announced in the first and second rounds of speakers)...."
"...Bands drop out, films have technical issues, panelists and moderators oversleep. However, the festival has announced that two panels scheduled for SXSW Interactive 2016 have been canceled over security concerns...."
"...Louis Jay Meyers, one of the four men who founded South by Southwest, died locally of a heart attack this morning at St. David’s South – coincidentally the first day of SXSW 2016 and hours before perhaps the major moment in the conference’s 30-year history: a keynote speech by President Barack Obama...."
"...South By Southwest beefs up its 2016 Music lineup this morning with the third and largest artist announcement yet. Highlights include 83-year-old country pioneer Loretta Lynn, reunited grunge heroines L7, and UK goth rockers the Cult..."
"...And speaking of pure raw midnight fodder, SXSW 2016 sees Doug Benson team up with local cinema baiters Master Pancake for the fifth St. Patrick's Day takedown of the Leprechaun series, the inappropriate-at-all-levels Leprechaun in the Hood..."
"...Just yesterday SXsports announced it will feature NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Today they reveal a handful of Interactive speakers “curated to highlight some of the hot topics at SXSW 2016.”..."
"...Enterprise Rent-A-Car is the preferred rental car vendor for SXSW 2016. Enterprise and its sister company, National Rent Car, will be offering a variety of vehicles and convenient locations at the airport and around Austin..."
"...London rapper Jay Prince, not to be confused with Rap-A-Lot Records CEO and SXSW 2016 keynoter J. Prince, has been keeping his Soundcloud page stocked with hot verses for a few years, but it was last fall’s 8-track EP Beautiful Mercy that took his game to the next level..."
"...All the acts campaigning for attention in 2016 were there Tuesday night:..."
"...After January's sneak peek of a half-dozen titles, SXSW Film has finally drawn back the curtain on its 2016 lineup...."
"...Firpo Refuge is a multimedia project chronicling human stories from the European Refugee Crisis, focused on humanity and hope. Shot on location in Greece, January 2016..."
"...Fun Fun Fun Fest is now owned by real estate billionaires ... Welcome to Austin 2016! Transmission Events, Austin's most trusted independent concert promoters, fractured when owners Graham Williams and James Moody surrendered the company to investors Stratus Properties, who wanted to shift focus away from live music..."
"...Hinds lived the quintessential buzz band experience at SXSW 2016, playing 17 shows over four days. It was a victory lap for the Spanish band who played 16 gigs at SXSW last year...."
"...Wondering whether your panel has been picked for SXSWedu? Wait no longer. The education-centric segment of the SXSW family has announced its first round of panels and speakers for 2016...."
"...On Wednesday, the Austin City Limits Music Festival teased its 2016 lineup with sign spinners around town holding up placards: Mumford & Sons, Haim, Chainsmokers, LCD Soundsystem. That P.T..."
"...South by Southwest’s 2016 artist roster continues to crystallize with this morning’s fresh addition of 127 acts, including Glaswegian electro favorites Chvrches (booked for a DJ set), Minutemen/Stooges bass champion Mike Watt, and Canadian electronic duo MSTRKRFT...."
"...2016 SXSW Film Festival Audience Award Winners..."
"...Speaking of no-shows, familial obligations kept Steve Earle from the 2016/17 Austin Music Awards at the Moody Theater last Sunday, and Ryan Adams canceled his Friday night slot at the same venue due to an upper respiratory infection, then called out fans on Twitter who criticized him for skipping the show. Love & Hate..."
"...Terror is arguably more universal. And as we stare into the unblinking, Sauron-esque eye of 2017, it's a good time to look back on the most terrifying cinematic and home releases of 2016...."
"...The 2016 edition of South by Southwest Comedy will feature more than 100 comics over nine days. Here's a quick tour of highlights. Live But It's For TV..."
"...Yesterday, in a standalone announcement, South by Southwest confirmed the 2016 conference’s first superstar – Iggy Pop. The leathery punk visionary tests out his new band with Queens of the Stone Age leader Josh Homme at the Moody Theater on Wednesday, March 16, promoting upcoming LP Post Pop Depression...."
"...Next Friday brings the final list of SXSW 2016 roster additions. Here’s the full list of today’s cut:..."
"...She's the Ticket D: Nadia Hallgren Five different women from around the country see Donald Trump get elected to the presidency on November 8, 2016 and decide to do something about it. Run for office...."
"...2016 SXSW Film Conference Sessions..."
"...Thus far, South by Southwest has vetted nearly half the acts (928) for its 2016 Music Conference, March 15-20, with a series of massive lineup drops arriving monthly. Today, the Festival shifts into a high gear with the first of its weekly small-batch artist announcements – this one yielding 179 performers...."
"...SXSW Film has announced the first six films (well, technically five films and one TV show) for its 2016 lineup. Four of them are world premieres, and two have an Austin connection...."
"...Despite – or perhaps because of – the tumultuous year, these queers brought some much needed humor, strength, and all-around badassness to 2016. We gotta admit, we’re crushin’ hard here...."
"...Produced with local promoter Jenni Finlay, the afternoon hit an early high with a performance by ATX’s Charlie Faye & the Fayettes, who delivered “Sweet Little Messages” with the swooning, throwback harmonies found on their girl group bow of 2016. Fellow Austinite Kinky Friedman followed with 30 minutes that offered as much comedy as music, and debuted several new cowboy cuts, including “Jesus in Pajamas” and “Circus of Life.”..."
"...Kevin Fink is the chef and owner of Rainey Street’s Emmer & Rye, a technique-driven restaurant focusing on grains, milling, and fermentation. He was named one of Food & Wine’s “Best New Chefs” in 2016, and Emmer & Rye was named one of Bon Appetit’s “Best New Restaurants 2016.”..."
"...Grime’s Jay Z without the wealth or airs, Kane Robinson tore down his set, a mixture of independent old and major label new. Bass pounding, the Top Boy actor’s high-wattage delivery surged through on “Hail” and “New Banger,” off 2016’s Made in the Manor..."
"...Nossa Chape (Brazil, Colombia, United States) D: Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist Nossa Chape tracks the rebuilding of the Chapecoense football club in Brazil after an airplane carrying the team crashed on Nov. 28, 2016, and left all but three of the players dead..."
"...Hamilton Leithauser Wed. 15, Banger's, 11pm After fronting NYC's beloved Walkmen 2000-14, Hamilton Leithauser struck out on his own with 2016's I Had a Dream That You Were Mine, his second solo album..."
"...Looking for alternate means to get around? Wearing out the tread in your new festival sneaks is always the best option, but our SXSW Transportation Guide has some other ideas to get you from point A to point B, C, and D. What you won’t be able to do is hail an Uber or Lyft; those guys left town in a huff back in the spring of 2016, but we’ve got plenty of other ridesharing options, including official SXSW Rideshare wheels Fasten..."
"...Last year, the multimedia mega conference didn’t unveil a Music keynote until 10 days before Snoop Dogg internizzled on behalf of SXSW. Seeing as 2016 already telegrams an all-Bowie, all-the-time year, following Visconti with Iggy Pop and/or Iman only makes sense......."