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Yesterday | WFAA-TV Dallas

Families still reeling from SXSW tragedy

It is a shared pain that brings two mothers together. For Regina Davis and Tamara O'Neal it's been five months, and it still hurts.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Fodor's

Vote for Fodor's Travel to Go to the 2015 SXSW Festival

Every year in March, Austin, Texas, comes alive during South by Southwest , a highly anticipated conference/festival that focuses on film, music, and interactive technology.

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Related Topix: Travel

Deadline

Specialty Preview: IFC Takes Second Steve Coogan 'Trip'...

In this weekend's specialty box-office debuts, IFC Films hopes to replicate the critical and commercial success of Michael Winterbottom's first amusing little travelogue/talker of a feature, The Trip, with a stars Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon , the entertainingly garrulous pair on yet another jaunt across restaurants, countryside and philosophy.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, The Trip, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Steve Coogan, Media, Magnolia Pictures, Michael Fassbender

Examiner.com

Daedelus at North Door on August 15

If you missed your opportunity to catch Daedelus during SXSW this year, you're in luck; the experimental music producer from Santa Monica is returning to Austin this Friday for one memorable night at the North Door.

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Related Topix: Daedelus, Electronic, Inventions, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

On Hold

The South by Southwest Conference & Festival announced itself officially "open for business" Aug. 4, unveiling new messaging promoting the 2015 event throughout its website.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Travis County, TX

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Business Journal

Hugh Forrest on Twitter and SXSW: Good, bad, and ugly in 140 characters or less

Hugh Forrest, SXSW director, talks about how Pres. Obama cancelled a video-taped message at SXSW once Edward Snowden's keynote was announced, and reveals the "lowest" point in the festival's keynote history: Mark Zuckerberg's underwhelming 2009 appearance.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Facebook, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Weird

Business Journal

Hugh Forrest on Twitter and SXSW: Good, bad, and ugly in 140 characters or less

Hugh Forrest, SXSW director, talks about how Pres. Obama cancelled a video-taped message at SXSW once Edward Snowden's keynote was announced, and reveals the "lowest" point in the festival's keynote history: Mark Zuckerberg's underwhelming 2009 appearance.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, Facebook, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Weird

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Business Journal

Hinge dating app targets Austin's singles

Hinge was founded in 2011 by CEO Justin McLeod, then a student at Harvard Business School.

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Related Topix: Online Dating

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Top three tours of 2014 so far

With 2014 a little more than halfway over with it's safe to say girl power ruled the stages across the U.S. this spring and summer.

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Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Dance, Lady Gaga, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Austin Monthly

Contests

The skies are gray and dreary here in Austin, but that's not affecting the mood of the city.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Celebrities, Jim Carrey, Steve Buscemi, Steve Carell

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Houston Press

Will H-Town Acts Impress Mile High City Fans?

My ongoing commitment to the young adults I parent is strong. Occasionally, it leads to weekends like one late last month, which included 30-plus hours of driving to and from Denver to help my daughter, who lives in nearby Boulder.

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Related Topix: Houston, TX

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Austin Scoop: Thursday's Pick: Unplugged at the Grove with Emily Bell

Austinite Emily Bell knows how to put on a good show. She has endeared audiences at SXSW, full of soul and strutting rock 'n roll.

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Related Topix: Austin, AR, Musical Theater, Arts

Politico

Steyer met at W.H. with Podesta, Soros - NextGen mailers hit Ernst...

W.H. RECORDS: Billionaire Tom Steyer joined fellow liberal billionaire George Soros for a lunchtime meeting with Obama adviser John Podesta at the White House on Feb. 20, according to White House visitor logs.

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Related Topix: US News, Todd Tiahrt, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Fred Upton

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Slackerwood

Slackery News Tidbits: August 4, 2014

SXSW 2013 selection Grow Up, Tony Phillips now has a distribution date. The family-friendly coming-of-age Halloween movie, written and directed by former Austinite Emily Hagins, will reach VOD and DVD on September 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, University of Texas at Austin, University of Southern California

The Austin Chronicle

SXSW Interactive Announces First Speakers

The intersection of technology and culture: Australian anthropologist Genevieve Bell is one of the first speakers announced for SXSW Interactive 2015 If you thought it was too early to start filling your SXSW Interactive 2015 schedule, you better update your calendar.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Nuvo.net

Boyhood: A review, plus a dispatch from SXSW

Richard Linklater's Boyhood opens tomorrow at Landmark Keystone Arts. I've collected here a couple of pieces we've run about the film.

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Related Topix: Boyhood, Waking Life, Drama Movies, Animation Movies, Richard Linklater

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Austin Monthly

SXSW 2012: Street Talk Special Edition

Stylish people are all over the city this week, attending films, panels and music shows.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, Austin, TX

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Slackerwood

Movies This Week: July 25-31, 2014

The Austin Film Society begins a very rare series this Sunday afternoon at the Marchesa called " The Sepia Screen ."

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Related Topix: Southern Methodist University, Nikita, Entertainment, Television, The Americanization of Emily, War Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Drama, Crime Movies, Wild at Heart, Thriller

Business Journal

Is SXSW buying Europe's biggest tech conference? Rumors fly, festival denies

A throng of people pack the lobby of the Omni Hotel in downtown Austin during SXSW.

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Related Topix: Weird

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Portland's Greylag Signs to Dead Oceans

Portland band Greylag has just been signed to Dead Oceans , the stellar Bloomington/Austin label that's released albums by Nurses, White Hinterland, Brazos, and many others; it's connected to sister labels Secretly Canadian and Jagjaguwar and has one of the finest rosters around.

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