The best free music showcases at SXSW 2023, plus more top stories
Editor’s note: It’s that time again — time to check in with our top stories. Here are five articles that captured our collective attention over the past seven days.
1. Go badgeless to the best free music showcases at SXSW 2023. No badge? No wristband? No problem – we’ve got you covered with our running list of SXSW parties that don’t require either. Take a look, and be sure to note which shows require an RSVP.
2. New poll shows Texans’ bipartisan support for improving school safety. The poll examined Texans’ beliefs about guns, gambling, marijuana, immigration, and more.
3. Jonathan Majors joins Texas legends as a 2023 Texas Film Awards honoree. CultureMap caught up with the ascendant Texas-raised actor on the red carpet before the ceremony, asking what Texas has meant to him in his journey.
4. Elizabeth Olsen and Jesse Plemons to attend the SXSW premiere of Love and Death, shot in Austin. Olsen and Plemons are just two of the celebrities we're likely to see around Austin this week and next.
5. Goth rock gods The Cure will tour in summer 2023 with date in Austin. The legendary English rock band will play at Austin's Moody Center on May 14.