SXSW Slugfest: Next time, try a smaller venue or bigger acts

9:57 am Mar. 18, 2018

Call it hubris, call it wishful thinking, call it desperation, but make sure you call Saturday night’s SXSW Slugfest what it really was: empty.

Bringing the first-ever professional boxing event to the weeklong festival seemed like

SXSW 2018: Speedy Ortiz shows who’s boss at Clive Bar

7:17 am Mar. 16, 2018

Sadie Dupuis is tired.

Not just physically, but mentally and emotionally. The self-proclaimed “frontdemon” of Massachusetts indie rock band Speedy Ortiz is tired of “people who say they’re allies, but you end up having to do

SXSW 2018: In Khalid’s utopia, all are welcome

7:12 am Mar. 16, 2018

You can see the world in Khalid’s smile.

At least, you can see the world he wants to create. When Khalid flashes those huge, glistening, spotless teeth, it’s obvious he’s envisioning a world where everybody lives