Wednesday night marks the end of an era in the Austin music scene. Margaret Moser is retiring after 32 years as director of the Austin Music Awards.
With interactive completely over, the music part of the South by Southwest conference kicks into full gear with plenty of shows for badge holders and non badge holders alike on Wednesday, March 13, 2014.
Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, Chelsea Clinton – these are just some of the names that caused a buzz at South by Southwest Interactive 2014, but it was the people who weren’t at the festival this year that Bruce Sterling focused on during his closing remarks on Tuesday.
South By Southwest is a time for fun, big shows, big celebrities and big parties. But there’s also a charitable side to the festival thanks to the spotlight on Austin.
A man on a scooter was transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge with life-threatening injuries after he struck a parked car on Wednesday afternoon.
With so many additional closures, driving around downtown Austin just became that much harder. Many exit ramps into downtown will be closed through Sunday.
The bat colony that makes the Congress Avenue Bridge famous is repopulating. The group of Mexican Free-Tailed bats is returning from their yearly migration just in time for South by Southwest visitors.
China’s official Xinhua News Agency says a government website has images of suspected debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
Three people have been charged for things that happened inside a Burnet house described by the police chief as “torture.”
Several residents in a Lakeway neighborhood were asked to evacuate their homes as Lake Travis firefighters battled a brush fire that started around 3 p.m. on Wednesday.
Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent, talked to NPR’s Ann Powers at a South by Southwest panel that touched on the evolution of her sound, her creative process and even how sexuality factors into her songs.
The officers held a memorial service for Drago, a horse who served on the Austin Police Mounted Patrol. Drago died from cancer complications and his ashes were buried today.
The rise in popularity of South by Southwest is forcing organizers of the state boys basketball tournament to consider either a change in venue or new dates for games that once drew more than 100,000 spectators.
Several political races are still up in the air in Texas, as candidates prepare for the May 27 primary runoff.
Republicans in Texas launched a new campaign for aimed at women on Wednesday. Democrats said the GOP is “hitting the panic button.”