SXSW: Events Not to Miss
This story first appeared in the March 14 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
The iTunes Festival features five nights (March 11-15) of rock, country, pop and hip-hop, including performances by Soundgarden, Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Pitbull, Zedd, Keith Urban and Willie Nelson
The NPR opening-night showcase features Damon Albarn, St. Vincent and Kelis (Stubb's on March 12)
Pulp's Jarvis Cocker gives songwriting tips (12:30 p.m. March 12).
Twitter celebs Jenny Johnson, Josh Hara, Matt Silverman and Megan Amram discuss "How Twitter Humorists Landed Sweet Real World Gigs" (5 p.m. March 7).
Marvel Entertainment has the panels "Marvel: Your Universe" (1:30 p.m. March 8) and "Marvel: House of Ideas" (1:15 p.m. March 9)
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson gives a keynote address (2 p.m. March 8)
Keynote speaker Chelsea Clinton talks about her nonprofit work during the session "Harnessing the Power of Tech and Data for Development" (2 p.m. March 11).
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 director Marc Webb gives a keynote address (11 a.m. March 8)
Creep, a thriller written by and starring Mark Duplass, screens (9:30 p.m. March 8)
Tilda Swinton launches the "Conversations" section by discussing her work in Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive (12:30 p.m. March 8)
Mike Myers makes his directorial debut with the documentary Supermensch, holding its U.S. premiere (6:30 p.m. March 9).