SXSW 2018 Trend Predictions, Tech Startup Spotlight and Weekly Update

Source: SXSW

This week SXSW announced their trend predictions for SXSW 2018 that will have the most buzz. Here are the trends predictions directly from the SXSW staff. Continue Reading →

Austin Startup Week 2017 Information

Austin Startup Week is October 9–13, 2017 and showcases Austin Startups. It’s five days of events celebrating Austin startups, the organizations, and meetups that support them. Continue Reading →

Bullock Museum’s Evolution of Electronic Gaming Exhibit Grand Opening

The Bullock Museum just opened their new exhibit from Pong to Pokémon; the Evolution of Electronic Gaming. I attended the grand opening of the exhibit over the weekend and was blown away on how many nostalgic video games and accessories they had on display. Continue Reading →

Brick Fest Live: The LEGO Fan Experience 2017 Recap

What happens when you put one million LEGOs in a convention center in the heart of Austin? A ton of kids and adults alike building their own LEGO® creations at the Brick Fest Live LEGO® Fan Experience. Walking into the Brick Fest Live LEGO® Fan Experience I did not know what to expect and since I don’t have kids myself I knew my time there would not last an entire day. Continue Reading →

RIDE|AUSTIN Hit The 2 Million Riders Mile Marker But Is It Enough To Stay Afloat In Austin?

In celebration of passing 2 million rides RIDE | AUSTIN hosted a scavenger hunt at marquee Austin locations starting ending Sunday June 25th at 9pm. 30 RIDE | AUSTIN t-shirts were hidden across the city – with ride credits ranging from $25-$250. In order to participate people needed to activate promo codes, take a picture with the  RIDE | AUSTIN t-shirt at the location they found it, and upload to their social media tagging  RIDE | AUSTIN and using #RAHUNT #2MRIDES.  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 →

Austin City Limits Festival 2017 Ticket Information and Line Up Announced

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 →

Austin’s 2017 Moontower Comedy Festival Starts Tomorrow!

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 →

SXSW Film Festival Announces 2017 Features Lineup

Being an Austin native and living downtown SXSW is a big deal and fortunately I get to cover portions of it as press. The excitement for SXSW 2017 keeps revving up in Austin as it gets closer especially when they have new announcements. Today SXSW announced the line up for the 24th annual Film Festival that will feature 124 films and runs from March 10th through the 19th. Continue Reading →

NEWS FROM ATX: SXSW® Announces Judges for Accelerator Pitch Event

My hometown is Austin, Texas and this year will be my 4th year covering South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Interactive as press. Though may seem far off to some March is approaching fast and day one of SXSW is March 10th in the heart of downtown Austin. Today SXSW announced the 39 judges for the ninth annual SXSW Accelerator® Pitch Event®, taking place March 11-12 during the SXSW Startup Village® Track at the Hilton Downtown Austin during the “convergence” portion of SXSW.  

This will be the very first time  attending events at the Startup Village track which brings together startups, entrepreneurs, investors, and innovative tastemakers. Topics range from B2B, B2C, Bootstrapping, Business Strategy, Future of Money, Startups, and anything in-between. Continue Reading →