Questions raised by this year’s South by Southwest festival and conference aren’t restricted to think pieces: The Austin City Council is now asking for “a full post-event evaluation” of the ever-growing event.
Tyler Okonma, who performs as Tyler, the Creator, was arrested and charged with “Riot - Class A misdemeanor.” Police released a video of Okonma telling fans outside of his show Thursday at the Scoot Inn to push past security personnel that were keeping them out of the venue.
Two people are dead and nearly two dozen are injured after Austin Police say a car plowed through South by Southwest crowds in Downtown Austin early this morning. The collisions took place along Red River Street near The Mohawk, a popular SXSW venue.
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Austin Kleon is a local artist and writer who is the first keynote speaker at this year’s South by Southwest Interactive. His book “Steal Like an Artist” spent six months on the New York Times best-seller list, and now he has a new advice guide for artists with this important lesson: show your work. KUT’s Nathan Bernier talked to Kleon in studio.
This was a fun interview. Thanks to Nathan and KUT.
Facebook said Wednesday that it will limit minors’ access to pages and posts that offer firearms for sale, along with other measures that aim to curtail illegal gun trafficking.
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University of Texas researchers discovered a way to move air so that sound waves move one way, but not the other.
There’s a Texas connection to this national story: Michael Sam is a native Texan, who attended Hitchcock High School in Galveston County.
Eight states, including Texas, have so-called “no-promo homo” laws echoing Russia’s ‘homosexual propaganda’ provision.
Dr. Jeff Wilson – aka “Professor Dumpster” – is an environmental science professor at Huston-Tillotson University. He’s also the face of The Dumpster Project, an educational experiment that aims to transform a 33-square-foot trash dumpster into a fully sustainable space.
The Kallison family name has resonated amongst Texans for generations.
It’s the name of the department store in San Antonio crowned by a cowboy carrying a saddle on his right shoulder. It’s also the of the Kallison Ranch, the place that brought Texas ranching into the 20th century.
"The Harness Maker’s Dream" recounts the story of Nathan Kallison, the Jewish Russian who escaped persecution and later became a successful rancher in Texas.
"If we can’t stop the bulldozers, at least there’ll be a legacy of what once was a very strong, close-knit Mexican-American community with a whole lot of history."
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