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From four-time Grammy-nominee turned big-screen actor, Black Pumas frontman Eric Burton will debut in the sci-fi short film "Devexity," which is written, directed by and stars Austinites.

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After two years of no in-person events, Austin festival South by Southwest has agreed to give 50% of ownership to P-MRC, a Los Angeles company that controls publishing operations for Rolling Stone and Billboard.

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With the end of SXSW 2021, the music festival this year had me learning about the array of talented artists that live in Austin as I followed the festival all week long. Out of the 27 musicians hailing from the Live Music Capital of the World, narrowing the list down to just seven of my favorites was a challenge. You don't have to go far to find tunes to mix up your rotation.

Here are some of my favorite local musicians from SXSW 2021 that have all earned a permanent place on my playlist.

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In light of the recent spa shooting in Atlanta and over a backdrop of increased acts of violence against the Asian American Pacific Islander community due to COVID-19, New York Times bestselling author Charles Yu sat down for a keynote with CNN's Lisa Ling to talk about the importance of representation in the media.

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