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The Trevor Project brings drag celebrities to SXSW in an effort to protect LGBTQ youth

Symone, Gottmik, and Jaida Essence Hall did not hold back in this timely panel.

On Mar 20, 2023 by Adrienne Hunter

McLovin performs with Ben Kweller, SXSW 2023.

McLovin plays bass: The 20 best new artists and bands I watched at SXSW—with a playlist

Across Austin's premier dives, you can still discover great tunes for that work station playlist.

On Mar 20, 2023 by Ramon Ramirez

Ben Affleck wearing large sunglasses and a tracksuit sitting at a desk in the new movie AIR.

Ben Affleck’s ‘Air’ is a ‘dudes rock’ film—that does so much more with its stacked, ensemble cast

The new film follows the team who made Air Jordans iconic.

On Mar 20, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly

Julio Torres and Tilda Swinton in PROBLEMISTA

Review: A24 film ‘Problemista’ is colorful, hilarious, and overwhelming

Julio Torres' directorial debut juggles cartoonish visuals, immigration anxiety, and artistic dedication. And it co-stars Tilda Swinton as a brash hyper-Karen.

On Mar 19, 2023 by Laiken Neumann

Restaurants at the end of the world

Mushroom meat, plastic-eating enzymes, the Shell House: At SXSW, tech bros try to save the world from climate change

A technology conference known for new toys feels guilty, goes green.

On Mar 18, 2023 by Ramon Ramirez

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This year at SXSW, everyone seemed to want to log off

Instead of talking about how to go viral, people talked about how to unplug.

On Mar 18, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly

A nun, sitting down next to a man in a cowboy hat.

Nuns invade SXSW: Inside the zany new Peacock series, ‘Mrs. Davis’

'Cautiously entertained is my position on AI.'

On Mar 17, 2023 by Adrienne Hunter

Harry Jowsey in front of red to orange to yellow vertical gradient background Passionfruit Remix

At SXSW, influencer and ‘Too Hot To Handle’ star Harry Jowsey describes his career evolution

'Not many people really like straight white guys. So I'm like, you know, let's take the piss out of myself.'

On Mar 16, 2023 by Grace Stanley

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Twitch streamer Kacey ‘Kacee’ Anderson takes stage as lead correspondent at the eMLS Cup at SXSW

Kacey Anderson spoke to Passionfruit about her experience with the eMLS as its first woman content creator.

On Mar 16, 2023 by Steven Asarch

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Review: ‘The New Americans: Gaming A Revolution’ is a meme-fueled tale of two mobs

The story is told in the fast-paced internet language that drives it.

On Mar 15, 2023 by Mariam Sharia


‘Swarm’ review: A Beyoncé stan’s villain story originates at SXSW

‘Why does every Black woman on TV have to be a therapist or a funny best friend? ... We can be serial killers, too.'

On Mar 15, 2023 by Eilish O'Sullivan

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Psychedelics, Chat GPT, Chopra: At SXSW, Silicon Valley gets in its feelings

Mental health takes center stage during the annual tech blowout.

On Mar 15, 2023 by Ramon Ramirez

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boygenius touch down at Austin International Airport for surprise SXSW set

'Are you allowed to say 'f*ck' at the airport?'

On Mar 14, 2023 by Laiken Neumann

Rachel Sennott stars as PJ and Ayo Edebiri as Josie in BOTTOMS

Review: Queer teen sex comedy ‘Bottoms’ is bloody absurd

No heart-wrenching take on girlhood, the sophomore feature from 'Shiva Baby' director Emma Seligman revels in slapstick melodrama.

On Mar 12, 2023 by Laiken Neumann

How TikTok changed live music

‘Who’s here from TikTok?’: How the app is radically changing live music

For a new crop of rock bands, the TikTok effect is jet fuel.

On Mar 26, 2022 by Laiken Neumann