South by Southwest
The South by Southwest Music Festival released its first list of artists for 2014 on Wednesday, featuring acts ranging from New Orleans rapper Vockah Redu to Texas country singer Rodney Crowell and Swedish rock band INVSN.
The film and interactive portions of the South By Southwest festival are getting under way in Austin. The event will screen 270 independent films over 10 days.
An Arlington filmmaker’s first effort was featured at the Dallas International Film Festival. The feature film was shown Wednesday night at the Angelika Film Center. But, what really has people talking is the topic of the movie — one that is typically viewed as taboo in the local church.
At turns frenetic, contemplative and whimsical, Fiona Apple made her return to the stage Wednesday at the South By Southwest Music Conference and Festival.
About a dozen homeless people in Texas have earned money serving as Internet “hotspots” during a music, film and interactive festival.
The film “Girl Walk // All Day” opens on a blonde girl joyfully dancing past unimpressed New Yorkers on the Staten Island Ferry. It’s one of 33 Kickstarter-aided films at the South By Southwest Film Festival.
After a series of emails and phone calls, Paul Davison is located in a busy hallway at the Austin Convention Center. Davison is founder and CEO of the location-based social network startup Highlight, one of the most talked-about apps at the South By Southwest Interactive Conference.