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Hell Week Starts very soon....

March 9th, 2007 (12:53 pm)

SXSW Film and SXSW Interactive, Begin TODAY.

There's an electronic GUINNESS clock in the bar (Opals) counting down the days,
hours, minutes and seconds, until St Patrick's day...
though it has been muttered amongst we minions
that this is in fact the count down
to the END of SXSW.

*laughs*

(The boys at LOVEJOYS want to reprogram theirs after the 17th,
to count down to the end
of our current president's reign.
Nice. ^_^)

But honestly, I cannot help but look forward as I do every year to the influx of energy,
and People, from ALL over the World--filling my little Town for the SXSW Festival.

Alas this year I will not be the girl out there in the middle of it all, giving a play by play.
I will always look back on my three-years-in-a-row with a Platinum Badge as some of
the most exciting weeks of my entire life. *laughing* Really, there is NOTHING like it.

Meeting, face to face, being able to talk with so many of my Heroes from Writers to Film
makers, to..........oh my yes--high fiving John Stamos at the OSLO when I won the Rick
Springfield bet with Jenn!!! Going to panels and hearing speakers from the Computer,
Film and Music Industry...

And the FILM FESTIVAL!!! Oh I will so miss the Film Festival most. Being in a dead run
all day, from 10 in the morning to the 2 in the morning--seeing as many as five films a
day all over Town. And hitting the 'After Parties' later--flashing my creds as I strolled in
with the Biggies. *laughing* I never took a moment of it for granted. Every year was
certainly going to be my last--so I swallowed it whole and digested each experience.

This SXSW, they will have to come to me. I will be the little brunette with the bum ankle
running her ass off, and laughing a lot. It's going to be a loooooong wild week--even
within the confines of Opal Divine's Penn Field.

I look forward to the adventure.

Comments

Posted by: emily (tugena13)
Posted at: March 9th, 2007 09:58 pm (UTC)

when are you working? i have friends going down there... they should meet you. :)

Posted by: Red Lipstick & Green Ink (ginger931)
Posted at: March 10th, 2007 09:06 am (UTC)
KICK ASS!!!!
Betty Waits

I'm guessing they will be there for the music, but I'll start with the
Interactive and Film schedule. *grins*

6pm to close on the 10th
Off on the 11th
10 am to ? on the 12th
off on the 13th (but on call)
4pm to ??? on the 14th
11am to ? on the 15th
9am to ? on the 16th
and...4pm to god knows (time change) on St Patty's the 17th.

off on the 18th. I think I will just sit in a tub of hot salt water all day.

Posted by: Red Lipstick & Green Ink (ginger931)
Posted at: March 10th, 2007 09:11 am (UTC)
Re: KICK ASS!!!!
Betty Waits

Ooh! Must make sure they get the right ONE!

http://www.opaldivines.com/pennfield/index.html

I'm the one down Congress, not the one on West 6th Street.

^_^

I'll get their first round if they tell me you sent them.

Would LOVE to meet your Friends.

Posted by: emily (tugena13)
Posted at: March 11th, 2007 05:38 am (UTC)
Re: KICK ASS!!!!

i'll pass it along. :)

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