SXSW 2018 Season Opens with PanelPicker, Music Applications, Film Submissions and More on June 26th

Today South By Southwest (SXSW) announced that starting June 26th SXSW 2018 season is launching with the opening of PanelPicker, Film Festival Submissions, Music Festival Showcase Applications, and several of our awards including the SXSW Community Service Awards, Interactive Innovation Awards, Accelerator Pitch Event, and the David Carr Prize. Continue Reading →

Intel Partners with the Olympic Games Effective Immediately After McDonald’s Departure

On June 16th it was announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), McDonald’s Worldwide and The Olympic Partners (TOP) that the Partnership will end with immediate effect. At the time of that announcement the IOC had no immediate plans to appoint a direct replacement in the retail food operations sponsorship category, and will review the category in the broader context of existing Olympic marketing programmes. Continue Reading →

ACL’s Red Hot Chili Peppers 3-Day VIP Ticket Giveaway, KGSR ACL Ticket Contest and ACL Playlist on Spotify

Weekend one for the annual Austin City Limits (ACL) music festival in Zilker Park on Oct 6th through the 8th has already sold out. As of now you can still buy weekend two 3-day passes for $255.00 but I assume they will also sell out pretty quickly. The good news is during the summer day passes for ACL will be available to purchase. Continue Reading →

Win Tickets to Outside Land’s 10th Anniversary Through Social Media

The Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is held annually in San Francisco, California, at Golden Gate Park. The first festival occurred from August 22 to 24, 2008, and included over 60 musical acts from around the world. Bringing in 40,000 to 60,000 attendees a day, the inaugural festival was mostly a success besides a few hiccups here and there. Continue Reading →

CLASSIC GAME FEST 2017 RETURNS TO CELEBRATE 10 YEARS OF RETRO GAMING IN AUSTIN

The biggest RETRO video game convention in Texas and one of the top 10 in the USA is returning to Austin this summer. The CLASSIC GAME FEST 2017 starts on July 29th through the 30th at the PALMER EVENTS CENTER located at 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704. Continue Reading →

Great LGBTQ Sites for Pride Month Events, Parades and Gear

June was chosen for LGBTQ Pride Month to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which occurred at the end of June 1969. As a result, many pride events are held during this month to recognize the impact LGBTQ people have had in the world. On June 2, 2000, President Bill Clinton declared June “Gay & Lesbian Pride Month” a blatant difference from our current president who remains tight lipped about Pride. No shocker there! Continue Reading →

Human Rights Campaign’s Summer of Action Weekend

It is no question we have embarked on a rather interesting presidency in 2017 and the recent White House controversial events prove so with just half a year into Trump’s presidency. It’s times like these we must unite as a community to move pass all the negativity and unfavorable government changes to continue to be a strong nation. Continue Reading →

Billboard Music Awards LIVE Tonight on ABC

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.

Stay tuned for more coverage and the complete list of winners from Billboard.com and below is the list of winners and categories: Continue Reading →

Fashion X Austin Fashion Weekend Tickets and Information

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 →

Strava, The Social Network for Athletes Announces the Figures for Global Bike to Work Day

Strava, the social network for athletes, has announced figures from their second Global Bike to Work Day, which took place on Thursday, May 11th.

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

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