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  • SXSW 2014: 'Fort Tilden,' 'Great Invisible' win top jury awards

    SXSW 2014: 'Fort Tilden,' 'Great Invisible' win top jury awards
    The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival announced its jury awards on Tuesday night in a ceremony at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas. “Fort Tilden” won the grand jury prize in the narrative competition. Written and directed...
  • Band performs in hospital room of SXSW victim

    Band performs in hospital room of SXSW victim
    A bit of good news has come out of the horrible crash at this year's South by Southwest festival: One of the bands played in the hospital room of one of the victims.  As you may recall, a suspected drunk driver plowed into a crowd of pedestrians...
  • SXSW 2014: Third crash victim dies

    A third person has died of injuries received last week after a car driven by a suspected drunk driver crashed into a crowd during the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, officials said. Sandy Le, 26, of Austin, who had been in critical...
  • SXSW crash suspect had dreams of rap stardom

    SXSW crash suspect had dreams of rap stardom
    A few weeks ago, Rashad Charjuan Owens uploaded a short snippet of his latest beat to his Soundcloud account, which bears the name K.A.B254. The unfinished beat that the aspiring producer and rapper composed is one of several tracks on the account,...
  • SXSW 2014: When music, tragedy intersect, from Altamont to Austin

    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Wednesday’s incident at the South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas,  in which two people were killed and nearly two dozen others injured by a suspected drunk driver who police...
  • SXSW: Car plows into Mohawk nightclub crowd, kills 2

    A car that hit clubgoers outside a show at the SXSW festival has left at least two dead and five critically injured, according to Austin police. The incident happened during the music portion of the multidisciplinary confab in Austin, Texas. The film...
  • Pictures in the News | March 14, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where the casket of Los Angeles police Officer Nicholas Lee, killed last week in a traffic accident, is carried into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, where he was eulogized as a devoted family...
  • Robert Duvall goes back to Texas for his latest role

    Robert Duvall goes back to Texas for his latest role
    AUSTIN, Texas — Robert Duvall first came to Texas when he was 10, a San Diego military brat on a visit to his mother's family. It would be his first time on a horse, and his first encounter with the people he would later come to know so well....
  • Alleged Google Glass attack victim accused of recording neighbors

    Alleged Google Glass attack victim accused of recording neighbors
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Sarah Slocum, the social media consultant who said she was attacked for wearing Google Glass in a San Francisco bar, was accused two years ago by neighbors of surreptitiously recording them with her smartphone, according to court...
  • Film Review: 'Big in Japan'

    Much like most of the songs performed by the band whose misadventures drive its wispy plot, "Big in Japan" comes off as pleasantly diverting, vaguely familiar and instantly disposable. Real-life Seattle rockers Phillip A. Peterson, David Drury and Sean...
  • Oculus Rift Just Put Facebook in the Movie Business

    Just as the movie industry gathered this week at CinemaCon to discuss its future, Facebook came along and changed it without even bothering to show up in Las Vegas. The surprise $2 billion acquisition of virtual-reality headset maker Oculus Rift by a...
  • Netflix Acquires 3D Printing Documentary 'Print the Legend'

    Netflix has acquired exclusive rights to "Print The Legend," a documentary about the nascent American 3D printing industry that premiered at SXSW this month. The film explores the people and companies racing to deliver consumer 3D printing -- a...