Product Review: Keebos Crossbody Cases

After the COVID-19 pandemic we are socially aware of what we touch and what germs we may encounter just going to the grocery store. Keebos Crossbody Phone Cases are the perfect cases for those wanting to just take their phone and credit cards on their outing whether it’s just to walk your dog or go on a walk yourself. In a world when touchless delivery and purchasing is the new norm the Keebos Crossbody Case may be your best bet in keeping as germ-free as you can while accessing your phone and credit cards.

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Product Review: MOON UltraLight

In the age of selfies and now with shelter in place becoming the new norm taking pictures or videos of yourself or the partner you have quarantined with are more popular now than ever!  Moon UltraLight is a new, ultra-portable lighting accessory designed with intuitive touch controls that provide customizable brightness and color tone, making it the perfect accessory for selfies!

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SXSW and Amazon Announce “Prime Video Presents The SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection”

Ever since SXSW 2020 was canceled filmmakers and musicians have struggled to get their new project out to the public. Announced today, Amazon Prime Video and SXSW are joining forces to launch “Prime Video presents the SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection,” following the unprecedented cancellation of the SXSW Conference and Festivals by the City of Austin due to concerns surrounding the Coronavirus.

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SXSW 2020 Film Review: “Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time”

Laurel Canyon: A Place in Time is a documentary about a unique time in music history where musicians, hippies and creative types all lived in a rustic canyon in the heart of Los Angeles in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Slated to have premiered at SXSW 2020, the film celebrates the music of Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, Love, The Mamas And The Papas, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, The Doors, Frank Zappa and more. Laurel Canyon provided an outlet for musicians to create some of the most influential and infamous albums.

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DriveItAway App Offers “Touchless” Delivered Car Rental with Purchase Option

While the United States has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, whether it’s work or school, many companies are looking into ways to help consumers during this challenging time. Announced today, the DriveItAway app has adapted its app-based platform to meet the challenges car dealers and consumers face in the current coronavirus environment. The app allows for fully remote “touchless” rental contracting, payment, renewal etc., so no person-to-person close physical interaction is required and the transaction is engineered to be a rent-to-buy model. Consumers now can have a vehicle delivered to them to drive today with the option to buy at a later time, and with a substantial amount of the rental fee going towards the ultimate purchase should he/she exercise the option to buy.

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SXSW 2020 Film Review: My Darling Vivian

When you think of Johnny Cash you think of a few things; Folsom Prison Blues, Walk the Line and June Carter but what about his first wife, Vivian Liberto? In My Darling Vivian, a South By Southwest (SXSW) 2020 Film documentary, audiences for the first-time get to know the first Mrs. Cash as her daughters, Rosanne, Kathy, Cindy, and Tara, share with us firsthand HER story. Vivian’s story is a life of love, isolation, fear, heartbreak, and survival that viewers will see throughout the 90-minute film.

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Classkick Announces Free Real-Time Virtual Home School Learning App For Coronavirus Affected Schools Throughout U.S.

Announced this week, Classkick, www.classkick.com, the leading virtual learning app that shows teachers in real-time exactly what students are thinking and learning, are immediately offering the Classkick Pro School Membership for free for Coronavirus COVID-19 affected schools (a $1499 value). Because of the widespread U.S. school closures, over 3,000 new schools signed up for Classkick’s remote learning app, with over 1,000 schools unable to pay immediately. With many more schools closed and children’s education at stake, Classkick is offering Classkick Pro School for free for all schools in need. To sign up, go to https://classkick.com/coronavirus.

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Austin Music Foundation Announces Free Virtual Consultations and Online Music Business Workshop

Announced today, Austin Music Foundation (AMF) are moving their programs online for the time being and will continue providing consultation services at no cost to the Austin music community. They also announced their free webinar “Time to Pivot: Adjusting Your Music Business Strategy” scheduled for March 27th. Below are details for both announcements.

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SXSW 2020 Film Review: FOR MADMEN ONLY

FOR MADMEN ONLY is a documentary about the comedic legend, Del Close, that shows his journey of creating his autobiography for D.C. Comics titled “Wasteland.” Del Close co-authored the graphic horror anthology with John Ostrander and one story in almost every issue of Wasteland was an embellished portrayal taken from the comedian’s intriguing life. The 90-minute documentary directed by Heather Ross was slated to have its world premiere during the now canceled South By Southwest (SXSW) 2020 Film Festival as part of the Documentary Feature Competition category.

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Sennheiser’s #Dontstopthemusic Streamed Concerts

Since the coronavirus pandemic the live music industry has taken a major hit but Sennheiser, the well-known audio company is reminding music fans to #Dontstopthemusic. Following concerts with Mousse T., Love Fame Tragedy, Logan D. and Madoc, #DontStopTheMusic, Sennheiser’s exclusive streamed concert series, continues with rock band Good Boy Daisy, singer-songwriter Katie Cole and Swiss-Chilean producer and DJ Luciano.

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