Tag Archives: South by Southwest

  • South by South Lawn: White House to Hold SXSW-Inspired Cultural Event

    South by South Lawn: White House to Hold SXSW-Inspired Cultural Event

    Not even President Barack Obama is above the siren song of Austin’s inescapable South by Southwest music and culture festival. He was a special guest at the festival earlier this year, and now the White House has recently announced that next month will see the first ever South by South Lawn, its own SXSW-inspired event […]

  • Kanye West and Jay Z Performing at SXSW

    Kanye West and Jay Z Performing at SXSW

    Another piece of exciting news about South by Southwest:┬áhip-hop’s royal duo Kanye West and Jay Z are putting on a one-night-only show on March 12th, for an event sponsored by Samsung. Samsung’s involvement in Kanye West and Jay Z’s South by Southwest show was to distribute wristbands to any Samsung Galaxy device owner who showed […]

  • Real-Life ‘Mario Kart’ Featured at SXSW

    Real-Life ‘Mario Kart’ Featured at SXSW

    South by Southwest is getting underway in the town of Austin, TX, and one of the coolest things happening at the film/music/technology festival is an import from the Mushroom Kingdom: ┬áreal-life game of Mario Kart sponsored by Pennzoil. The installation is called Mario Karting Reimagined, and it allows players to sit behind the wheel of […]