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Originally posted 03/14/2014 07:00PM
Fresh from a successful first night out in Austin on Wednesday for SXSW, Brooklyn-based electro-pop duo Ghost Beach (Josh Ocean and Eric "Doc" Mendelsohn) were at it again on Thursday, indulging in local dining delights and partying with some of their favorite musician pals.
Originally posted 03/14/2014 10:00AM
"I just really wanted to be comfortable for the interview," Gaga explained to Kimmel.
The performer's consumption of Austin's renowned barbecue could also be to blame. Gaga jokingly added later, "That's why I wore it, because I'm really fat right now."
The "Applause" singer also discussed her love for live music (her provocative SXSW performance later Thursday night featured a "vomit painter"). Gaga said what she misses most about her pre-fame days is being able to go to concerts without being noticed.
Perhaps, a costume change could help.
Originally posted 03/13/2014 06:10PM
Everyone knows what Zac Efron and Justin Bieber were up to during their time at SXSW, but a big focus of the two-week film, music and technology festival is to let up-and-coming talent shine.
Originally posted 03/13/2014 08:20AM
A man and woman were killed early Thursday after a suspected drunken driver fleeing from arrest crashed through barricades set up for the South By Southwest festival and struck the pair and others on a crowded street, police said.
Originally posted 03/13/2014 07:15AM
Since completing rehab nearly one year ago, Zac Efron has made some major changes.
No longer a fixture at Hollywood house parties, the actor now spends his time reading scripts, working out, going to 12-step meetings and honing a new support system, sources tell PEOPLE in this week's issue.
"He cut most everyone out of his life who were part of the party scene," says a source in his circle.
Originally posted 03/11/2014 11:20AM
Olivia Munn is known for her role as a brilliant and quirky financial reporter on The Newsroom, and as it turns out, that knowledge isn't all an act.
"I had to study quite a bit for this role," she told PEOPLE at Saturday night's South By Southwest (SXSW) comedy opening party hosted by Late Night with Seth Meyers in Austin, Texas.
"I'm not quite at Sloan's level; I'd say I could possibly teach seventh grade economics," she adds, referring to her character, Sloan Sabbith. The upcoming third season of The Newsroom will be its last, HBO announced in January.
Originally posted 03/11/2014 09:00AM
It must be a relief for Justin Bieber to be appearing somewhere that isn't a courtroom.
The embattled pop star surprised fans when he showed up at Austin's South By Southwest festival Sunday and dedicated his set – which consisted of "Boyfriend" and "As Long As You Love Me" – to Selena Gomez.
Originally posted 03/10/2014 07:00PM
"We have managed to do it not only amicably but as great friends, particularly because we have a young child that we both truly love," the actor tells PEOPLE
Originally posted 03/09/2014 02:00PM
Basking at the premiere of his new movie and smiling and waving at the screaming fans who shivered in the rain to catch a glimpse, Zac Efron was having a good night in Austin, Texas.
Originally posted 03/07/2014 04:00PM
If you're a new band trying to build some buzz, there are few gigs more valuable than a set at South By Southwest (SXSW).
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