Black Fret Launches Austin Love & Lightstream; A Live Stream of Austin Music

Yesterday Black Fret, a public charity headquartered in Austin, kicked off Austin Love & Lightstream virtual event that will live stream 6 hours of Austin music live from Scholz Garten in Austin, Texas. Planned for an initial five day run through Saturday, March 21st from Scholz Garten, Austin Love & Lightstream is a local response to the cancellation of SXSW and the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. The event is closed to the public and taking place on a sterilized outdoor sound stage at Scholz Garten.

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Game Developers Conference 2020 Virtual Talks hub

In the month of March, Game Developers Conference (GDC) brings the game development community together across five days of education, inspiration, and networking in San Francisco. Unfortunately due to the Coronavirus, this year’s conference has been canceled but they will be streaming the awards and some of the talks planned for GDC 2020! 

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Music Tech Mashup Kicks Off This Weekend with Questlove, Paul Oakenfold, White Denim, Nané, Eric Tessmer, Vibe Vessel and More

Empire Control Room and Garage are still going through with the Music Tech Mashup event which will kick off today, March 13th.  

Per The Red River Cultural District, “We take the public health and safety of our customers, staff, venue staff, and artists we book extremely seriously and will continue to be guided by City and County officials to determine if changes to our events are necessary. We are following all guidelines outlined by local public health officials who have determined there is no need to stop the music at this time.” 

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KOKOMO’s FREE COVID19Tracker™ Cloud Software for Communities, Schools, and Healthcare Systems

KOKOMO Solutions Inc. has announced the first of its kind cloud software called the COVID19Tracker™ to help communities in the challenges of collecting reports, tracking and management of the critical Coronavirus COVID-19 cases. COVID19Tracker™ is a cloud-based safety solution in mobile apps and web portals with case management, communication, and collaboration features. Designed to help provide situational awareness, report, track, and manage Coronavirus cases within schools, communities, healthcare systems and workplaces across the nation, COVID19Tracker™ is comprised of 3 cloud solutions powered by commercially available software, Kokomo24/7® Safety Cloud™.

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Laura Escudé Announces The Transmute Accelerator 3.0 Interactive Education Program for Live Show Design

Announced today, Laura Escudé Enterprises, a music-centric venture studio, will be launching its third season of the live music performance online program called The Transmute Accelerator on April 14, 2020. Part of this third annual live music performance accelerator program includes the interactive program for live online small group sessions and specialized.

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ALIANNA LIU: The Fall/Winter 2020 Collection

Runway look from the Alianna Liu Fashion Show Ready To Wear Collection Fall Winter 2020 in Paris

During Paris Fashion Week, ALIANNA LIU, a French luxury ready-to-wear brand, unveiled their Fall/Winter 2020 collection that was inspired by the puzzle game Tetris.

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Help Local Businesses and Artists Stand With the City of Austin Due to the SXSW 2020 Cancellation

The cancellation of the 2020 SXSW Festival and Conferences due to concerns of the health and safety of attendees due to the Coronavirus has left several artists without venues to perform or screen their films. Furthermore, SXSW hugely impacts all local businesses, venues and restaurants in Austin bringing in nearly $300 million into the city which will now be lost revenue. There are several ways to help artists, filmmakers and Austin businesses that we wanted to share with you all.  

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CANCELED: SKYLAB 2020 Party Will Proceed as Planned Bringing 29 Austin Bands To Scholz Garten

As of 3.13.20 this event is now canceled and postponed to a later date. Please check back on the new date for this event.

Even though SXSW 2020 is canceled, ALL SYSTEMS ARE GO for next Thursday, March 19, as Spaceflight Records and Mosaic Sound Collective host the inaugural liftoff of “SKYLAB 2020,” a day and night party featuring a lineup of 29 of Austin’s top local artists. The SKYLAB 2020 event kicks off at 11 a.m. through 2 a.m. at Austin’s historic Scholz Garten, located at 1607 San Jacinto, Austin, Texas 78701.

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Introducing the Sharp SMD2489ES; A Built-in Microwave Drawer™ Oven with Easy Wave Open Technology and Wi-Fi Connectivity

Today, Sharp unveiled the world’s first, built-in microwave drawer oven with Wi-Fi connectivity for seamless integration with your modern, smart home. The SMD2489ES Sharp Microwave Drawer™ Oven has the “Easy Wave Open” feature with built-In airflow venting. Consumers can choose the traditional “proud mount” installation or flush mounting for a streamlined finish without additional trim-kits or vent deflectors. In fact, all users need to do is to download the Sharp Kitchen app to enable the smart features.

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Launched on Apple Arcade; All-Star Athletes From NHL, NBA, NFL, MLB, WNBA and NWSL Teams Take to the Ice in “Ultimate Rivals: The Rink”

In time for Women’s History Month and for the first time ever, female athletes can compete against, or alongside, male athletes in the new “Ultimate Rivals: The Rink” game from Bit Fry, a Portsmouth-based game developer. Available on Apple Arcade, “Ultimate Rivals: The Rink” is a new, fast-paced “2 vs. 2” hockey game that features many of today’s top men and women athletes.

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