ACL 2017 Wristband Activation and Cashless Information

The Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) is just around the corner with 2 weekends full of live music in Zilker Park. The first weekend is October 6th through the 8th and the second weekend is 13th through the 15th. Per my last article ACL will have a new map of the stages to make your live music experience better. Continue Reading →

Nintendo Increases Inventory of Super NES Classic Edition and NES Classic Edition Returns to Stores in 2018

Yesterday Nintendo announced “Due to large demand for the upcoming Super Nintendo Entertainment System: Super NES Classic Edition system, Nintendo plans to ship the retro-inspired product into 2018. Originally, shipments were announced to cease at the end of this calendar year.” Continue Reading →

SXSW 2018 Speaker Additions, Housing and Deadlines

As SXSW 2018 approaches there are several updates on Speakers added and deadlines for participation in SXSW events and festivals. The newest additions scheduled to speak at SXSW 2018 include Tim O’Reilly (author of WTF? What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us), Elaine Welteroth (Editor-in-Chief of Teen Vogue) and Savan Kotecha (songwriter for The Weeknd, Katy Perry, Maroon 5 and other chart-topping artists). Continue Reading →

New York Fashion Week Live Streams and Attending Information

New York Fashion Week is Thursday, September 7th and ends on Wednesday, September 13th. Though you may not be able to attend this year there are 3 great sites that will be doing 24/7 live streams throughout the week. Below are the NYFW live stream sites: Continue Reading →

SXSW Announces Additional Featured Speakers and Convergence Keynote Speaker Ta-Nehisi Coates

As your SXSW 2018 guru on ground zero in Austin I had to inform you all the latest SXSW 2018 news. Today, SXSW revealed the addition of Keynote Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, and the latest round of Featured Speakers to the 2018 SXSW Conference lineup. Coates joins previously announced Keynotes Barry Jenkins​ (Film Keynote), Esther Perel ​(Interactive Keynote), and whurley ​(Convergence Keynote). Continue Reading →

The Rolling Stone’s Their Satanic Majesties Request: The Making of an Album Cover Celebration at the Morrison Hotel Art Gallery

New York Fashion week is September 7th through the 13th and I have been getting the skinny on some of the runway shows, NYC events and parties. One event I find fascinating is the Morrison Hotel Gallery’s 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Rolling Stone’s Their Satanic Majesties Request: The Making of an Album Cover. The event is the celebration of the album and Michael Cooper’s photographic storytelling. Continue Reading →

SXSW EDU Announces Their First Round of Speakers for SXSW 2018

Today SXSW EDU posted their first announcement of featured speakers for SXSW EDU, March 5-8, 2018. SXSW EDU spotlights inspiring and thought provoking visionaries impacting the future of teaching and learning. Continue Reading →

THE 24TH ANNUAL AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL

The 24th Annual Austin Film Festival (AFF) is October 26th through November 2nd throughout downtown Austin. AFF is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the art, craft and business of writers and filmmakers and recognizing their contributions to film, television and new media. Continue Reading →

Austin’s Bud Light Summer Live Series Featuring Band of Heathens and Houndmouth

The third and final installment of the Bud Light Summer Live Series went off without a hinge last Thursday, August 23. Under the organization of Bud Light, The Austin-American Statesman warehouse was transformed into a tavern-esque venue to create a one-of-a-kind concert experience for attendees. Giant scrolls of paper finished off the unique ambience and outlined the warehouse which reportedly accommodated 2,000 attendees. Continue Reading →

SOUL Electronics and Ludacris Debuts Affordable Sport Earphones Plus Back-To-School Giveaway

Today, in collaboration with Grammy award winning artist Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, SOUL Electronics announced their new FLEX 2 sport earbuds. The FLEX 2 is newest sport Bluetooth earbuds from SOUL Electronics that offers users high performance audio that also has interchangeable 3-way-wear for a comfortable and secure fit that retails for $29.99. Continue Reading →