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Multiple UT alumni are keynote, featured speakers at SXSW conference

Fiza Kuzhiyil March 23, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 10 print edition. From the Forty Acres to the virtual stage, several UT alumni will be speaking at the 2021 South by Southwest...

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What to check out if you’re going to SXSW

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 10 print edition.   The Daily Texan’s team of South by Southwest Online reporters have created a list of must-sees for students...

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What to expect from SXSW Online’s seven main conference themes

Jennifer Errico March 23, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 10 print edition.   2020 posed a myriad of questions to people around the world, and the experts speaking at South by Southwest...

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Here’s what you need to know about SXSW Online

Lauren Castro and Aisling Ayers March 23, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 10 print edition. After the festival’s first cancellation in 34 years in March 2020, SXSW is returning March 16-20 2021...

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Creatives talk redeeming 2020 SXSW cancellation, more

Morgan-Taylor Thomas March 23, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 10 print edition.   There are 52 weeks in a year, but for rapper Mama Duke, only one really mattered: South by Southwest.   Bouncing...

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The Island Stage SXSW showcase presented magical experience

Morgan-Taylor Thomas March 20, 2021

Performed near the warm shores of Kingston, Jamaica, The Island Stage showcase at South by Southwest Online presented by Therapy created an experience so magical it was as if the rhythms floated through...

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‘Clerk’ documentary director Malcolm Ingram talks interviewing Stan Lee, being friends with Kevin Smith

Noah Levine March 20, 2021

“Clerk,” which premiered at South by Southwest 2021, is a documentary revolving around the life of iconic filmmaker, actor, public speaker and comic book fan Kevin Smith. The film features...

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SXSW introduced various female Asian artists

Fiza Kuzhiyil March 20, 2021

From the hills of Taiwan to a South Korean warehouse, Asian artists took over the virtual stage of the South by Southwest 2021 virtual music festival. Many streamed their performances from unique locations...

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‘Sound of Violence’ director Alex Noyer and star James Jagger talk fake blood, killer instruments

Noah Levine March 20, 2021

Editor’s Note: There are minor spoilers in this interview “Sound of Violence” is a new horror film that premiered at South by Southwest in the Midnighters category. The film follows...

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Director Wes Hurley talks SXSW premiere film ‘Potato Dreams of America’

Thomas Casler March 20, 2021

Wes Hurley is a gay Russian-American filmmaker who’s autobiographical feature film “Potato Dreams of America” and subsequent virtual reality short “Potato Dreams” premiered...

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TikTok creators talk how to engage Generation Z audience

Fiza Kuzhiyil March 20, 2021

TikTok creators, Dave Jorgenson, Ian McKenna and Jackie James talked about making news engaging in their South by Southwest 2021 conference session. During the session, each creator picked out a TikTok...

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Rob Markman’s journey from esteemed music journalist to rapper

Morgan-Taylor Thomas March 20, 2021

Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Rob Markman has always been engulfed in the music scene. Even graduating with a bachelor’s degree in media studies, Markman struggled to find his place in both...