03/14/2012 08:05 pm ET Updated May 14, 2012

Fuck SXSW: 10 Ways To Re-Create It In Los Angeles - Los Angeles Arts - Public Spectacle

South by Southwest (or just "South by" if you're cool and/or in a fake hurry) is well under way, with the interactive and film portions kicking off last weekend and the biggest draw, the music, just beginning.

Couldn't make it all the way to Texas? Fuck it. For those of us left behind, we bring you the guide to re-creating SXSW here in Los Angeles. It's easier than you think, probably just as fun, and definitely not as much of a hassle.