Image of the Pop Up Animal Kids at the 2011 SXSW Trade Show courtesy of Ran An The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery. Year after year, the event is a launching pad for new creative content. New media presentations, music showcases and film screenings provide buzz-generating exposure for creators and compelling entertainment for audiences. Conference panel discussions present a forum for learning, business activity thrives at the SXSW Trade Show: The Exhibition for Creative Industries and global networking opportunities abound.
SNAP – Design your own furniture for your living spaceSNAP is a new assembly system with legs that can be attached to any flat surface. With SNAP you can easily transform any surface into exclusive and unique furniture, such as coffee table, bench or TV stand. It doesn’t let anything go to waste, not even an old bike wheel. SNAP is portable and easy to use. Via Kickstarter
How to Voulnteer at a Music FestivalHands up … who wants to volunteer? Giving your time to work at a music festival can involve discounts and 'staff' benefits. Photograph: Yiu Mok/PA How does it work? There may be moments when you're dancing – in the mud, to an obscure post-grunge rock band with a man who looks distinctly like the Labour politician Tom Watson – when you begin to believe that festivals come together by magic.9 of best chocolate Oreo cakes that prove it’s the best cake on EarthI don’t know how about you, but I love chocolate Oreo cakes. I want these yummy cakes for my birthday party, and I wish I could grab out of the screen and just eat it. Oreo Cheesecake Chocolate Cake Get the recipe from Omgchocolatedesserts
What is a Music Festival?Leigo Lake music festival in Estonia A music festival is a festival oriented towards music that is sometimes presented with a theme such as musical genre, nationality or locality of musicians, or holiday. They are commonly held outdoors, and are often inclusive of other attractions such as food and merchandise vending, performance art, and social activities. The Pythian Games at Delphi included musical performances, and may be one of the earliest festivals known.[dead link] During the Middle Ages festivals were often held as competitions. Many festivals are annual, or repeat at some other interval.
12 ways to recycle old tree stump into beautiful flower planter or yard decorationWith creative ideas, we can easily recycle old tree stumps and logs for beautiful planters or yard decorations with flowers in our yards. Hollow out the center of old tree stump and fill it with soil and seeds. Tree stump garden Via Bored PandaMusic Marathon 2014Back to CMJ.com Full Badge Purchase here Student Badge More registration options
Cute Sheep Chair by Takeshi SawadaThe sheep chair with rounded looks is so adorable that I’d rather stand than sit. This cute sheep chair is specially designed for kids by Takeshi Sawada. Don’t worry – no animals were harmed when making this chair. The chair is made of wood and fake fur.How to Prepare for a Music Festival: 7 StepsEdit Article Edited by Teresa, Coffee Addict, Levoskin123, BR and 1 other Here are some tips to how to prepare for an upcoming music festival. If not well prepared, you can still have a really great time. If well prepared, without much effort, you can really have an amazing time!
10 truly delicious ice cream cakes you need to make in summerSummer is coming, some people will make delicious summer dessert at home, me too. What I want to make is ice cream cake, because it is light, fruity, and easy to make. These 10 ice cream cake recipes run the gamut from fruity and fresh to over-the-top indulgent.Music Festival Tips - Advice and IdeasIt doesn’t matter where you are in the world, there’s no hiding from it… festival season is upon us. If you’re one of the lucky ones who’s recently back from a US festival like Bonnaroo or The Governors Ball, heading off to one of the many European festivals (Glastonbury, Benicassim, Reading & leeds, Pukkelpop, T in the park…the list goes on) or even planning ahead for an Australian fest like Park Life, Laneway or Big Day Out then chances are you’ve encountered that dread that smacks us all in the face at some point… what do I take, how much will it cost, what if it rains, how do I see all the bands…. Never fear, with the help of our magnificent followers on Tumblr and Twitter we’ve put together a list of our top music festival tips so you can ease that dread, kick back and enjoy without a care in the world…
32 years ago, experts foresaw much of today’s digital worldIn a new Pew Research Center report, nearly 1,600 technology experts give their thoughts about how the “Internet of Things” — wearable computers, processor-embedded products and other digital advances — will alter society over the next decade. Many (though not all) of the experts foresee, in the words of the report, “a global, immersive, ambient networked computing environment” that will change the way we do everything from stocking our fridges to finding our soulmates. Such predictive exercises have a long history, going back at least to H.G. Wells at the beginning of the 20th century.