SXSW: March 14 2017

This is the last day of SXSW Interactive. Wow, that went quickly! Now we will be turning our attention to Music, and fortunately the weather has improved since we’ll be outdoors more. Bill continued seeing movies today. I attended some informative Interactive discussions, mostly on topics unfamiliar to me, plus one film screening. I wandered around the Trade Show floor again…always so much to see there! We visited a Music venue in the evening and popped into the We DC show at the Moody Theater, but decided we were too tired and headed home.

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SXSW: March 12 2017

The rain stopped for the third day of SXSW, but the weather was decidedly cooler. Due to Daylight Savings Time last night, I slept in a little bit and missed getting a wristband to hear former Vice President Joe Biden. Instead, I went to two movies (compared to Bill’s four), two Interactive sessions, and explored SXSW outside of the Convention Center.

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SXSW: March 10 2017

Bill and I started our first SXSW day early since we wanted to get SXpress movie passes. The line was long, but we got our passes just in time to get to the first session for SXSW Interactive. We spent most of the first day in the Austin Convention Center, except for lunchtime and the evening movies.

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The People’s Gallery: 2017

Last week Bill and I attended the opening reception for the 2017 People’s Gallery at Austin City Hall. For the rest of this year, 96 Austin artists are displaying their work throughout the building. Visitors can vote on their top three favorites through the end of October. The winner—“The People’s Choice”—will be announced at the 2018 reception and added to the city’s permanent collection.

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