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SXSW Health and MedTech: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Erin Sharoni | Posted 05.19.2015 | Technology
Erin Sharoni

Like an increasingly gnarly chia pet, SXSW has exploded in scope at an exponential pace. The massive set of film, music and interactive technology conferences have taken over the city of Austin each year since 1987, so it should come as no surprise that in 2015 yet another joined the fray: the Health & MedTech Expo.

We Got High With NASA At SXSW

Emily Thomas | Posted 03.13.2013 | Weird News

We left our mark on Texas. From NASA's trippy Hubble Telescope projections to the beats of psychedelic electronic artist, RIOUX, our first ever Hu...

NASA And HuffPost Present: A 2013 Space Odyssey At SXSW (FREE PARTY)

Emily Thomas | Posted 03.11.2013 | Weird News

HuffPost Weird is shutting down SXSW's Interactive week with a star-studded event Monday, March 11. In collaboration with Heard Entertainment, NAS...

A Brooklyn Band Gets SXy

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home

Brooklyn indie band Miniature Tigers stood out from the pack at Hype Machine's Hype Hotel Tuesday night, with some good old-fashioned dream pop amidst...

A Lead Singer Mounts The Crowd

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.17.2012 | Home

One of the strongholds of the British invasion into SXSW was Filter Magazine's Showdown at Cedar Street, where the Kaiser Chiefs and Keane both took t...

SBTRKT, A$ap Rocky And Grimes Rock A Rooftop

Posted 03.19.2012 | Home

A$AP Rocky, SBTRKT and Grimes rocked the roof of a parking garage at a SXSW party hosted by Spotify on Thursday evening. The evening went off without ...

SXSW 2012: Keane's Latest Channels Coldplay

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.19.2012 | Home

UPDATE: Check out video footage of Keane's big hit "Somewhere Only We Know," which we juuuust added below. British indie fixtures Keane lost their...

Fiona Apple Gives An Expressive Performance

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 03.19.2012 | Home

AUSTIN, Texas -- A rail-thin, expressive Fiona Apple took the stage at SXSW Wednesday evening for NPR's showcase at Stubb's Barbecue, in one of the fe...

Django Django At SXSW 2012

Posted 03.19.2012 | Home

Edinburgh band -- or psychedelic quartet, as Wikipedia would have it -- Django Django played the (free) Fader Fort at SXSW about two hours ago. While ...

Gazelle Emami

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Returns To SXSW With A Private Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. first broke onto the scene at SXSW in 2011, where they did about eight shows -- the festival serving as a sort of mini, trial t...

Can The iPad Revolutionize The Graphic Novel?

Posted 03.12.2012 | Home

Music has become something we consume in the background while we do a million other things. When was the last time you put on an album and listened to...

Ron Howard's Crowd-Sourced Movie Is Here

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 03.10.2012 | Home

Amidst the cowboy hats and Bill Murray-hunting at Austin's South By Southwest festival, there's also the whole festival thing to get in on, with its t...

SXSW 2012 Party Map

Posted 03.10.2012 | Home

You know that feeling you get when you had no clue the party of the month happened last night, two blocks from your house, and you somehow missed out ...

SXSW 2012: Cowboy Watch

Posted 03.10.2012 | Home

HuffPost Culture is spending the week at SXSW, and we're taking a page from our friends from HuffPost Comedy, who are keeping an eye open for Bill Mur...

Greetings From Texas!

Posted 03.10.2012 | Home

Greetings from Texas! For the next 10 days, HuffPost Culture will be bringing you the best cultural news, thoughts and trends to come out of SXSW 2012...