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Sunday, Mar 21, 2010
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By Lauren Bertolini

SXSW Scene: Music, Film, Tech

South By Southwest Interactive -- SXSWi if you're geeky, South By if you're hip...View gallery

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Monday, Mar 22, 2010
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By Frank Heinz

Food of SXSW

Even with all of the great restaurants in Austin, eating from street vendors...View gallery

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Monday, Mar 22, 2010

An Electrifying SXSW Draws to a Close

An Electrifying SXSW Draws to a Close

The South by Southwest festival officially ended Sunday.

Tuesday, Mar 23, 2010
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By Lori Preuitt

A Day in the Life of SXSW

If you couldn't make the trip to Texas, we got you covered.View gallery

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Friday, Mar 19, 2010

Kate Miller-Heidke Brings Operatic-Pop to SXSW

Kate Miller-Heidke Brings Operatic-Pop to SXSW

Australian singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke brought her operatic-pop to SXSW Thursday night.

Monday, Mar 22, 2010

STP Rock SXSW

STP Rock SXSW

After a twenty year [on-and-off] relationship, Stone Temple Pilots are back and rocking more than ever.

Friday, Mar 19, 2010

SXSW Digital Finds: Free Downloads, Skip Bar Lines

SXSW Digital Finds: Free Downloads, Skip Bar Lines

Music-goers are buzzing about digital features that are making their lives easier.

Friday, Mar 19, 2010

Das Racist: Totally Juvenile or Culturally Incisive?

Das Racist: Totally Juvenile or Culturally Incisive?

Das Racist: all the charisma and energy of a boy band with none of the choreography.

Friday, Mar 19, 2010

Alex Chilton's Death Resonates at SXSW

Alex Chilton's Death Resonates at SXSW

Tragedy mars opening day at South By Southwest.

Thursday, Mar 18, 2010

"I Was Just a Kid Who Loved Music"

"I Was Just a Kid Who Loved Music"

Legendary singer/songwriter Smokey Robinson was the featured keynote speaker at Day Two of the South by Southwest music festival. More than 300 music fans packed the standing-room only interview, conducted...

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The 89th Academy Awards should be a very schizophrenic affair: equal parts pomp and politics. The only thing expected to take the stage more often than the frothy front-runner "La La Land" at Sunday's ceremony is protest (and probably some punchlines) over the policies of President Donald Trump. For largely liberal Hollywood, his election has proven a rallying cause-celebre throughout an awards season that has otherwise been a parade of honors for Damien Chazelle's celebrated musical. Just how political things are going to get at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles may be the biggest question of Sunday night's show, to be broadcast by ABC beginning at 8:30 p.m. EST, with red carpet coverage starting earlier. The current forecast for Sunday is only a slight chance of rain, though the inside of the Dolby Theatre is expected to be far stormier.

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Hartford Students Compete at African American History Bee

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