For four days, all three conferences converge at the SXSW Trade Show. This is the center of commerce at SXSW. Attendees can network and discover the technology and new developments that will propel their business.
For the schedule of daily panels, interviews, comedy and performances on Next Stage check out sxsw.com/trade_shows/next_stage
The SXSW Trade Show Meet Up Pavilion plays host to daily networking events, which can be viewed at sxsw.com/trade_shows/meetup_pavilion
RISK! is a live show and podcast “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public” hosted by Kevin Allison, of the legendary TV sketch comedy troupe The State. The award-winning live show happens monthly in New York and Los Angeles. This year the RISK! live show is coming to Austin as part of SXSW Comedy for a live show with podcast taping, and will feature:
Kambri Crews (Author, Burn Down the Ground)
Brian Brushwood (Illusionist, Bizarre Magic, Scam School)
Seth Morris (Comedian, Step Brothers, Children's Hospital)
Violet Blue (Sex Educator, Oprah, Open Source Sex)
Check out RISK! at www.risk-show.com or download the podcast on iTunes.
A talk show that’s both absurd and academic, with interviews that explore comics’ most awkward moments, celebrating the not-always-fun parts of doing comedy.
The best improvisers in the country come together to put on an irreverent show made up on the spot, featuring performers from the acclaimed theater’s Los Angeles and New York outposts.
Pete Holmes and Gabe Liedman lead a line-up of established and up-and-coming comics from all around the country. With Eliza Skinner, Chris Gethard, Joe Wengert and Jenny Slate.
9th–13th March 2012