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SXSW Thriller 'Like Me' Liked By Kino Lorber

Deadline - 21 Nov 2017
EXCLUSIVE: Kino Lorber as acquired U.S. rights to Like Me, a psychedelic thriller written and directed by Robert Mockler that bowed at this year's SXSW in the Narrative Feature competition. A January theatrical release is planned followed by a VOD ...

This Weekend's Emerald Cup is Like SXSW For Cannabis

7x7 - 06 Dec 2017
The event also presents a festival experience with music and speakers, much like Austin's SXSW. The music lineup includes the likes of The Roots, Portugal the Man, Hieroglyphics, Gramatik, and an array of DJ sets; while the speakers range from doctors ...

SXSW adds YouTube/Google exec Lyor Cohen as music keynote (blog) - 12 Dec 2017
Kim Deal of the Pixies and Breeders has been added as a featured speaker at SXSW 2018. Deborah Cannon/AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2010. Music industry executive Lyor Cohen, a longtime Warner Music executive who's now Global Head of Music at YouTube and Google ...

Could 'dockless' bike-share be an Uber-Lyft replay for Austin? - 25 Nov 2017
By the next morning, the first Saturday of SXSW, Dierenfield says the companies got in touch. The city and Spin quickly worked out a deal to let the orange bikes remain through the festival, as long as there was no charge for their use. Ofo agreed to ...

Gang of Youths touring North America after SXSW

Brooklyn Vegan (blog) - 11 Dec 2017
Gang of Youths sorta find the middle ground between Springsteen and The National, and they write the kinds of songs that seem built for rock radio and big venues. If you haven't heard the album, you can stream it below, along with the recently-released ...

Inside SXSW's planned new HQ

Curbed - 19 Nov 2017
South by Southwest Festivals & Conferences, more colloquially known as SXSW, broke ground on its new headquarters, planned for 1400 Lavaca Street, Tuesday. The ceremonial groundbreaking was actually held at the nearby Doubletree Austin Hotel, which ...

LEED Gold-seeking SXSW Headquarters breaks ground

Inhabitat - 24 Nov 2017
The multimedia behemoth South by Southwest (SXSW) just broke ground on its new “green” headquarters in downtown Austin. Located a block away from the city Capitol, the striking building aims for LEED Gold certification and will boast a large green roof ...

Thunder Dreamer playing SXSW & other 2018 dates

Brooklyn Vegan (blog) - 28 Nov 2017
Earlier this year, Indiana's Thunder Dreamer released their sophomore album Capture, which is a nice mix of post-rock, emo, and heartland rock. The band has announced a few shows on the East Coast taking place next year (with possibly more TBA ...

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