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Music legend Nile Rodgers talks career at SXSW

Ruben Paquian March 16, 2018

In an eventful Q&A, Nile Rodgers explained how he became one of the biggest producers in music history. Rodgers spoke of his time in the music industry and what it’s like working with both classic...


Scientists discuss potential mars colony at SXSW

Andrea Tinning March 16, 2018

For many people interplanetary travel and colonizing other worlds seems like science fiction, or at least wishful thinking. Many scientists and engineers aim to make that vision a reality a lot sooner...


Shakey Graves goes beyond the band in SXSW discussion

Chris Duncan March 16, 2018

In a music industry panel, Shakey Graves aka Alejandro Rose-Garcia joined his manager Bodie Johnson and booking agent Keith Levy to discuss managing a smaller music act and growing it into something to...


SXSW 2018 Monday-Wednesday: Slideshow

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Sadiq Khan delivers powerful discussion at SXSW

Carlos Garcia March 14, 2018

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan made his SXSW debut on Monday to a full crowd at the Austin Convention Center where he gave his keynote speech about the role technology plays in urbanized cities. “We...


Q&A: Ethan Hawke and Paul Schrader talk “First Reformed”

James Preston Poole March 14, 2018

A24’s “First Reformed” is the first collaboration between two titans of the film industry, actor Ethan Hawke (“Training Day”, “Boyhood”) and Paul Schrader (“Taxi...


Tracy Morgan returns to television with The Last O.G.

Andrea Tinning March 14, 2018

Tracy Morgan is returning to T.V. for the first time since his role as Tracy Jordan on 30 Rock. Fans were ready and won’t be disappointed by his new TBS sitcom, The Last O.G, where Morgan plays a...


Q&A: Sitting down with Summer Salt

Ruben Paquian March 14, 2018

The former trio now quartet, Summer Salt sat down with the Daily Texan to talk about touring, their upcoming album and new member, MJ Tirabassi of the Walters. Within the past year, Phil Baier, Matt Terry,...


Lyor Cohen recounts storied time in the music business in SXSW keynote

Chris Duncan March 14, 2018

Recounting his entry and success in the music business, Lyor Cohen delivered the long story of his career at the music keynote of South by Southwest. Beginning with his arrival in New York City, Cohen...


“A Vigilante” overcomes storytelling problems to combat a serious issue

James Preston Poole March 13, 2018

In a time where abuses of various kinds against women dominate the headlines, there’s something appealing about the concept of a “A Vigilante” Said concept follows Sadie (Olivia Wilde),...


Reddit co-founder Steve Huffman sheds light on decisions in SXSW interview

Chris Duncan March 13, 2018

In an interview at South by Southwest conducted by senior writer Christine Lagorio-Chafkin, reddit co-founder Steve Huffman, aka u/spez, addressed controversies across reddit’s history and...


Rian Johnson discusses career accomplishments and what’s next at SXSW panel

Chris Duncan March 13, 2018

In a career-encompassing panel hosted by Vanity Fair writer Joanna Robinson, Rian Johnson discussed his entire career leading up to the release of Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi and what’s going to...