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South by Southwest 2013

9 Things You Didn't Know About Sweden's Music Capital

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.16.2014 | Arts

In honor of South by Southwest, the music festival taking over Austin, TX this week, we're interviewing the bands and musicians who've traveled far an...

Dialogue Not Monologue: How Today's Emerging Artists and Musicians Gain Influence

Conquistador | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment
Conquistador

In an era where there is too much noise, authenticity is now king, engagement is the new barometer for successful capitalism and the smart phone is now the television, phone and computer. In an ocean of information, streams of influence are powerful.

PHOTOS: The Best Of SXSW Is Coming To San Francisco

San Jose Mercury News | Jim Harrington and Michael Mayer | Posted 05.19.2013 | San Francisco

The South by Southwest experience is no longer about just discovering new favorite bands. That changed a long time ago at the annual music festival a...

Thoughts About SXSW

Richard Robbins | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology
Richard Robbins

Companies that don't have active social media accounts and multiple representatives at SXSW are now the exception than the rule. While this is a great thing, I do worry that too many companies focus more on how to use social media to sell product than as a tool to embrace their communities in a true two-way fashion.

The Golden Ticket at SXSW

Hilary Armstrong | Posted 05.14.2013 | San Francisco
Hilary Armstrong

Burning Man leaves a permanent imprint on everybody who goes about a way of life that is based on a giving society. The movie was the proverbial golden ticket of temptation to see and experience something that most people can only imagine.

South by Southwest: More Than Money-making

David Tereshchuk | Posted 05.14.2013 | Media
David Tereshchuk

"South By," to use that rather flat, familial nickname habitués have given their annual festival here, South by Southwest, contrived to be in itself a somewhat flat event this year.

LOOK: MIT Media Lab's Raunchy SXSW Wristbands

Posted 03.12.2013 | College

MIT Media Lab had a party on Saturday in Austin, Texas, at the South by Southwest festival to "showcase exciting media innovation projects" along with...

Where to Eat in Austin During South by Southwest

One For The Table | Posted 05.11.2013 | Taste
One For The Table

Franklin Barbecue, one of the most popular barbecue joints in Austin, until recently sold all of its food from a trailer. The brisket, pork rib, and pulled pork are hand cut, seasoned and smoked by co-owner, and chef, Aaron Franklin. This is seat-of-the pants, learn-as-you-go cooking.

Do You Download Music?

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 05.11.2013 | Entertainment

AUSTIN, Texas — "Downloaded," a documentary film exploring the history of sharing music on the Internet, made its world premiere Sunday at South...

At SXSW Helping Homeless People Is Delicious With Street Treats

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.10.2013 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Providing a social enterprise for street homeless people takes a lot of trust on everyone's part. That trust alone my be better at restoring a life than the money these vending carts will generate.

Katla McGlynn

Your Guide To SXSW Comedy 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy

We're back! It's March again in Austin, Texas, which means the annual South By Southwest festival is in full swing. We're here for five days covering ...

Get Ready For SXSW

Jeff Pollack | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

It's that time of the year again: Music Week at the annual South by Southwest conference in Austin, TX. The convergence of all things music takes plac...

15 Movies To Watch At SXSW

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.08.2013 | Entertainment

The 2013 South by Southwest Film Festival kicks off on Friday, March 8 with the world premiere of "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" and closes on Marc...

8 Things I Learned at SXSW

Mark Ballard | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology
Mark Ballard

For the uninitiated, SXSW is a ten-day overload of film and interactive/digital (first five days), and then film and music (next five days). With SXSW 2013 rapidly approaching, here are a few rules to live by.