The first wave of 2017 Billboard Music Award winners were just announced. Per Billboard the rest of the honorees will hear live during the show tonight at 7:00pm CDT on the ABC Channel or live stream on ABC.com. The Magenta Carpet Live from E! is still going on and you can catch on the E! Channel or on their site.
Fashion X Austin Events have been happening all week and if you didn’t get to attend it during the week you can still catch the last portion of Fashion Week over the weekend. Below is information for the Fashion Week events happening in Austin on Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st. Continue Reading →
This year saw 180,539 complete the challenge and a further 276,818 cycle commute activities uploaded to Strava on Thursday May 11th around the globe. In doing so, Strava commuters logged a total of 3.3 million miles on Global Bike to Work Day.
Key Statiscs from Global Bike to Work Day include:
- 276,818 commute activities were logged on Strava around the globe
- Global Bike to Work Day cyclists commuted 3.3 million miles on Thursday, May 11, 2017
- Cyclists from 170 countries participated in the global event
- 1,580 tons of carbon emissions were offset on the day
Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) just posted this years line up and it looks awesome! Some of the headliners I can’t wait to see are Jay Z, Chance the Rapper, Ice Cube, Red Hot Chilipeppers, Foster the People, and Solange plus so many others. Since I am an Austinite and live within walking distance to Zilker Park where the festival is held I will be on ground zero updating you all till the day of and throughout ACL. Continue Reading →
Since 1993 the nation has celebrated “National Take Our Children to Work Day.” The “National Take Our Children to Work Day” is recognized on the fourth Thursday in April each year. In 2003 the “National Take our Daughters to Work Day” expanded to also include boys. Most companies allow both girls and boys to participate since the beginning, renaming the day “Take Our Children to Work Day.” Continue Reading →
The annual Facebook Developers Conference, F8, was April 18th and the 19th in San Jose, CA. I rarely attend developers conferences since that is not my expertise but I always love reading the recaps. It always amazes me how many clever and innovative ideas, platforms, updates and new features that are either being developed or about to be launched for Facebook.
Since I was not there this year I don’t have a first person recap of the event but I have something better, a direct recap from Facebook by Yuji Higaki. Below is his recap for day one of F8 and I strongly suggest (if you’re interested) to watch some of their sessions as well. Continue Reading →
The Moontower Comedy Festival starts tomorrow and goes through April 22nd in my hometown, Austin, Texas. The line-up is pretty fierce and has such performers like Brian Posehn, Ralphie May, Colin Quinn, Margaret Cho and many other great comedians. To check out the full line-up and to buy tickets or badges to each show click here. Continue Reading →
Silicon Valley’s Comic Con presented by Steve Wozniak is almost here starting on April 21st through the 23rd at the San Jose Convention Center. As usual there will be events all day at the convention center and surrounding SVCC including celebrity photo ops and autographs throughout the weekend. The schedule for SVCC is located here and for a full list of celebrities click here. Continue Reading →
In honor of Mother’s day and to raise money for breast cancer Liza Beth has partnered with Neiman Marcus to have a pre-mother’s day trunk show on May 13th. The trunk show will be located at the Neiman Marcus Domain location in Austin, Texas. The trunk show will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with champagne and sweet treats from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. 20% of sales at show will be donated to Seton’s breast cancer center. Continue Reading →