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Saturday Mar 21st, 2015

SXSW Free Concerts at Auditorium Shores cancelled March, 21

Written by Melissa Golding

The South By Southwest Festival (SXSW) free concert on Auditorium Shores has been cancelled for Saturday, March 21.

Due to standing water on the park grounds, the show has been cancelled in order to preserve the parkland. The decision to cancel the Auditorium Shores show, a free event open to...

Friday Mar 20th, 2015

SXSW On Video: Bill Gurley & Malcolm Gladwell in Conversation

Written by Leeann Pendley

In this 2015 SXSW Interactive Featured Session, award-winning journalist and author Malcolm Gladwell sits down with Benchmark’s Bill Gurley to discuss economic and entrepreneurial outliers. The pair cover a variety of subjects from how technology can help healthcare, to the transformational nature of Uber and more....

Thursday Mar 19th, 2015

Recap: Astro Teller’s Keynote on Tuesday, March 17

Written by Megan Simpson

Moonshots and Reality was the keynote topic of Dr. Astro Teller, Google’s Captain of Moonshots, at SXSW Interactive on Tuesday. Presenting to a packed auditorium in the Austin Convention Center, Dr. Teller encouraged the audience to harness their failures, saying creative, productive failure is what helps the Google[x] team...

Wednesday Mar 18th, 2015

Join Us for the SXSW Eco Light Garden in Republic Square Park

Written by Jordan Roberts

Join us for the SXSW Eco Light Garden at Republic Square Park to explore LED based art installations. Experience Wave Wall by Houndstooth, or interact with Primary Sound created by local group Gavvot Productions. Austin's own Ink Tank will bring an enchanted wishing well, Praxis Creatives will make the...

Wednesday Mar 18th, 2015

The United Nations With Support From MixRadio Brings International Day Of Happiness To SXSW 2015

Written by Corinna Burford

This week, a host of global superstars have teamed up with the United Nations and music streaming service, MixRadio, to launch the #HappySoundsLike campaign, marking and raising awareness of International Day of Happiness.