SXSW: People Are There Because People Are There

1:13 pm Mar. 23, 2015

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Come to think of it, retelling doesn’t hurt this story.

It starts in New York, but loops back around to Austin and South by Southwest.

It is 1978. I

SXSW Stories 4: Quek Siu Rui and Marla Camp

9:07 pm Mar. 15, 2015

Quek Siu Rui is from Singapore. He represented his company, Carousell, at the SXSW Trade Show. “We have a whole delegation and some companies — Carousell, Viddsee, Visenze. I think we have some plans to

SXSW Stories 1: Brittany Martin and Molly Christie Benson

11:03 am Mar. 14, 2015

Brittany Martin is from Singapore by way of Philadelphia. Her @AbleThrive program helps families with disabilities to connect to resources online and in their communities. Her dad was paralyzed in a car accident. “We didn’t know anything

Texas Film Awards

1:38 pm Mar. 13, 2015

Nobody does it better. Glamour. Culture. Laughter. Tears.

Months in advance, Austinites anticipate the Texas Film Awards, staged by the Austin Film Society. Guests are rarely disappointed by this pre-South by Southwest bellringer.

First, you get a peek at

I Am Waters Foundation Party and Luncheon

11:47 pm Mar. 12, 2015

Elena Davis‘ story can’t be beat. She grew up in a transient family. Left the family to work at a pizza joint in order to have something eat. Spotted by an agent, she was shuttled