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  • SXSW Hit-and-Run Suspect Faces 20 New Charges

    April 1, 2014 4:45 PM ET
     |  Jon Blistein

    Rashad Charjuan Owens, currently facing two capital murder charges and multiple accounts of aggravated assault after a hit-and-run at South By Southwest in Austin, now faces 20 new counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and could be slapped with more charges before his case goes to trial, the Statesman reports. Prosecutor Amy Meredith did not say whether Owens would face further murder charges in the wake of the deaths of two more victims, Sandy Thuy Le and DeAndre Tatu...  | More »

  • Photos: Blondie in the Flesh: A Day in the Life at SXSW

    March 21, 2014 9:30 AM ET

    Go behind the scenes with Debbie Harry and Co. in Austin  | More »

  • Photos: Blades of Glory: Throwing Knives With Three Sharp Bands at SXSW

    March 20, 2014 10:55 AM ET

    Nothing, Future Islands and the So So Glos face off in our inaugural Musicians Knife Throw Down  | More »

  • Photos: Perfect Puppy: SXSW's Animal Acts Pose With Adorable Homeless Pets

    March 18, 2014 4:20 PM ET

    Doja Cat, Animals as Leaders, Pack of Wolves and Dog Trumpet meet Austin's most adorable population  | More »

  • Kelis Eats Ribs, Talks 'Food' at SXSW

    March 18, 2014 1:30 PM ET
     |  Nick Murray

    For Kelis, cooking food and concocting records have never been that different — it's all about finding the right collaborators and putting your own stamp on the final product. The 34-year-old singer's mom was a chef, so the singer learned to cook at an early age, and growing up, when she needed recipe advice an expert was always a phone call away. Food and 26 more must-hear albums for spring 2014 "Before I went to culinary school, just being a young adult, I would call ...  | More »

  • Photos: See Foster the People's SXSW Photo Diary

    March 18, 2014 11:30 AM ET

    Follow the Cali band from soundcheck to the BBQ pit in Austin  | More »

  • Photos: 48 Best Things We Saw at SXSW 2014

    March 17, 2014 12:50 PM ET

    From crystal-encrusted tour vans to nutbar protests to big stars on tiny stages  | More »

  • SXSW 2014's Comedy Highlights: From Bill Cosby to 'Portlandia'

    March 17, 2014 11:30 AM ET
     |  John Wenzel

    Large-scale music festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo have always had a soft spot for comedy, with stand-ups and alt-comedy pioneers having become a more integrated presence on the outdoor-fest circuit over the past decade. South by Southwest, on the other hand, has usually relegated the funny business to its film section and the occasional showcase. But at last week's SXSW, where a robust comedy selection ran alongside the music, film and interactive programming in Austin, Texas ...  | More »

  • Tyler, the Creator Arrested at SXSW

    March 15, 2014 6:16 PM ET
     |  Miriam Coleman

    Tyler, the Creator was arrested in Austin on Saturday for allegedly inciting a riot during South by Southwest, the Associated Press reports. Police told the news agency that during a performance on Thursday, the Odd Future rapper had exhorted fans to push their way past employees controlling entrance to the venue, which was already at capacity. Local news station KXAN reports that Tyler had yelled into the crowd waiting outside the Scoot Inn, "All y'all outside the gates, y'all pus...  | More »

  • Lady Gaga Defends Vomit Performance as Art

    March 14, 2014 4:00 PM ET
     |  Kory Grow

    The dichotomy between art and commerce was the major theme of Lady Gaga's South by Southwest keynote address Friday. Whether she was addressing questions about "selling out" by allowing a snack company to sponsor her performance-art concert Thursday night – and deflecting those questions with a call for artists to "sell in," while beating her hand against her heart – or decrying the amount of expectations placed on her versus other artists when it came to her most recent albu...  | More »

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