Weekly Events Calendar 3/8

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SXSW Events:

Can’t make it to Ustream’s South By Southwest Party in Austin on Friday? No worries, you’ll be able to tune in to Ustream’s official SXSW Channel page here and participate in a live Q&A with Gym Class Heroes, Pete Wentz and awesome performances during the show by Eclectic Method. Don’t miss Gym Class Heroes and Pete Wentz performing live on Friday night starting at 8pm CST. Stay tuned for more SXSW streams from other events and bands!

Also streaming from SXSW on Saturday, tune in to This Week In… to see Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh talk about running one of the most successful online retailers in history and his new book, Delivering Happiness. It all takes place starting at 2pm PST from This Week In’s channel page here.

Other Events This Week:

You’re invited to participate in the online launch of Karl Rove’s new book “Courage and Consequence” on Tuesday, March 9 at 9am PST. Mr. Rove will host a discussion and Q&A session via Ustream, so tune in here for an opportunity to #meetkarl.

Tuesday at 10:30am, tune in here to check out a “Campus Invasion” at UCLA. Artist Nick Cave will host a “Soundsuits” exhibit featuring students in some of his signature the colorful costumes/installation art pieces and performing a dance invasion on campus. You can read more about the event and the art of Nick Cave here.

Tuesday at 5:30pm PST, tune in here to see a live interview with Troy Duffy and other stars of the new film: The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day. The Official Release Party will be live on Facebook and Ustream. Any fans of the original cult classic film “Boondock Saints” won’t want to miss this exclusive access to the stars of the new movie.

Wednesday at 9:30am PST, tune in here for another installment with Team 88–aka Dale Earnhardt. Jr., one of the greatest race car drivers the world has ever seen. Each week he goes live to answer fan questions and talk about what it’s like to have one of the most recognized names in the industry. Don’t miss it!

Wednesday at 6pm PST, tune in here to catch the Roger Smith Short Film stream. This unique event invites 6 up-and-coming film directors to stay at the Roger Smith Hotel for 5 days and tasks them with creating a film that takes place entirely within the confines of the hotel. Sound interesting? Tune in to watch live panels with the filmmakers and see the results of their rapid filmmaking.

Beginning Thursday watch the Marathon Gamers doing another 72-hour marathon for Child’s Play, a charity that provides video games and video game equipment to children’s hospitals. You can watch it on their channel page here.

Saturday at 11am PST, tune in for a very special Ustream event: pop superstar Miley Cyrus will sit down for a 1/2 hour live chat to talk about her new starring role in “The Last Song” and other things on her mind. Submit your questions via Facebook and Twitter, and sit down on Saturday morning with Miley right here.

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