BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 and New Fall Season Line-Up

It’s almost less than two hours away from the BET Hip Hop Awards airing at 7:00pm central on the BET Channel. This year it will be hosted by none other than the best, DJ Khaled. The Categories for the BET Hip Hop Awards include the below. Click on each link to find out who the nominees are. Continue Reading →

Austin Startup Week 2017: Schedule Picks and Perks Information

Austin (ATX) Startup Week is next week starting Monday and if you are attending it’s time to plan your schedule. Austin Startup Week is a free event offering networking meetings, meet ups and events celebrating the Austin startup culture and local startup businesses. Almost all of the 100+ events organized in 2017 are free and open to the public so no badges required. Continue Reading →

Happy National Taco Day 2017

Did you know in 2016 Americans ate over 4.5 billion tacos? October 4th is National Taco Day, a day celebrating the Mexican dish made of a maize tortilla or flour tortilla folded around food; typically filled with fish, pork, chicken or beef.

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SXSW EDU and SXSW 2018 Updates

Source: SXSW, Samantha Burkard

There have been a few updates for SXSW EDU and SXSW 2018. As your local guru and as promised below are the latest updates that include the announcements of the Keynote for the 2018 Conference & Festival for SXSW EDU and SXSW 2018 Community Service Awards Honorees. Continue Reading →

Bill Murray is Coming to Austin Spring of 2018

Bill Murray is coming to Austin March 18th at 7:30PM and performing with Jan Vogler & Friends at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. The performance will include Jan Vogler (cello), Mira Wang (violin), and Vanessa Perez (piano). Continue Reading →

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 →