SXSWORLD November 2014


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6 S X S W o r l d | N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 4 | S X S W. C O M Introducing SXstyle For the growing fashion and tech community presence at SXSW, SXstyle offers a platform for creatives in these worlds to collaborate. An intersection of SXSW Interactive's key tenets - innovation, creativity, art and tech - SXstyle will feature a diverse range of events, including panels, meet ups, mentor sessions, lounges and parties. Programming will be located at the brand-new JW Marriott Hotel, in the heart of downtown Austin, and spans all five days of SXSW Interactive (March 13 -17). Like Free Stuff? Sign Up for SXSW's New Community Emails! Get an insider's view on Music, Film and Interactive with regular updates from the heads of each event. You'll stay current with announcements, as well as what's happening on the site and how to best navigate your way, come March. And, one of the perks of being a subscriber is you're instantly eligible for giveaways throughout the season! Don't miss out … opt-in now at Social Good Summit 2014 Recap SXSW Social Good Hub partner, the United Nations Foundation, hosted the 2014 Social Good Summit on September 21-22, during this year's UN week. UN leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates, and humanitarians, including musicians Alicia Keys and Pharrell Williams, came together to exchange ideas on how technology and innovation can build a better world by 2030. The conversation was truly global, with participants coming from 170 countries. The key takeaway: A better world is possible if we take action together. Visit for more information. New Additions to the 2015 Gear Expo Learn tips and tricks from the masters in the Gear Expo Classroom. Topics will include production and mixing, guitar techniques and cutting-edge DJ technologies. See demonstra- tions of the newest gear, too. The Maker Zone will be a DIY space to create and tinker with hands-on workshops, demon- strations and competitions. Build guitars and other instruments from scratch. Make your own cables and more! The Modular Synth Space provides a hands- on area for budding musicians to try out a variety of top level synthesizers. The Sounds of SXSW 2015 Now Playing on SXSWfm SXSWfm - SXSW's official online radio channel - is now featuring music from artists heading to Austin for the 2015 SXSW Music Festival! Tune in to enjoy selections from some of the world's most exciting up-and-coming acts. Download our mobile app for iPhone or Android, add us on TuneIn, or check us out on SoundCloud. Visit for more information. SouthBites: Feed Your Mind Another new programming addition to the SXSW Interactive family, the SouthBites program track, creates a platform for food enthusiasts to meet, exchange ideas and explore ways in which tech- nology can transform the food industry. Taking place Saturday, March 14 - Monday, March 16, SouthBites will feature a variety of panels, networking events and meet ups along with the well-loved SouthBites Trailer Park. Ph a rrel l W il l i a m s

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