I’ll admit, I was a little selfish in my music consumption at SXSW. I wasn’t about to wait in line for an hour and a half to see 15 minutes of Drake, or even tough out an unbearable Crystal Castles set to catch Charli XCX and Sophie.
Diversity is too often drowned by tides of blacks and whites. There are so many forces telling us to think one thing or its polar opposite, and as a result, we are led to believe that our values are not worthy of recognition if they are not painted black or white.
It didn’t take long after leaving Austin, Texas, for me to start reflecting on The Daily Cardinal’s experience at South by Southwest.
Amid a sea of over 900,000 people in Austin, Texas, at South by Southwest music and film festival, I sought out inclusive and safe spaces.
I am pleased to report that a number of predictions I had regarding my first day of South by Southwest proved to be absolutely true, the first being that my first day at SXSW would be a total emotional overload.
Sunday brought more excitement to the film scene down in Austin, TX. At the Convention Center, Kerry Washington gave her insight on the positives and negatives of social media and how she chooses to portray herself within the public eye.
SXSW Film has already been a whirlwind. I touched down in Austin, Texas on Friday night, and I've been completely blown away by the amount of life resonating throughout the city.
In many ways, advocacy and activism start with the arts. Countless individuals use their creative talents combined with personal experiences to bring attention to a wide array of political and social issues.
This time of year every year, just as things start to thaw here in Wisconsin, everything is already ablaze in every way possible down in Austin, Texas.
Recently, two similar yet undeniably different series returned for new seasons: HBO’s “Girls” and Comedy Central’s “Broad City.” Both are half-hour comedies centering around women in their 20s exploring what adulthood should look like in New York City.
Recently two similar, yet undeniably different series returned for new seasons: HBO’s “Girls” and Comedy Central’s “Broad City.” Both are half-hour comedies centering around women in their twenties exploring what adulthood should look like in New York City.
On the track “Why Does It Shake?,” Protomartyr reaches into a viscid haze, where orthochromatic figures waltz with acrylic stills.
It had clearly been a long week for Michael Penn II. As we discussed The Frequency’s recent decision to place a moratorium on hip-hop shows for a year, the writer, rapper and activist laid sideways on a dilapidated couch, more out of necessity than comfort.
‘Reflections’ offers an intimate look at African American legends of past and present Mara Benowitz My skin was burning as it adjusted to the warmth of the Education building after braving the wind outside, but when I saw Terrence A.
The 88th Academy Awards were held Sunday, but the discussion of the Oscars began long before Hollywood’s most prominent actors took to their seats in the Dolby Theatre. This year’s awards were arguably among the most controversial leading up to the big night due to the lack of diversity in major awards categories. With that in mind, there was one major question looming overhead: How would host Chris Rock handle this controversy?
Back in the ‘80s, digital life was glorified by electronic musicians. Kraftwerk's song “Pocket Calculator” perfectly embodies this golden era where humans and computers were working together for a better future.