SXSW: Opening Weekend Pics & Highlights

By March 11, 2013

So the opening weekend to the 2013 SXSW Festival has wrapped up and it was JAM PACKED with exciting parties, premieres, Q and A panels and lots of other cool events. There is so much more coming in the next week (Including tomorrow night’s midnight showing of ‘BIG ASS SPIDER!’) but here’s a look at a few of the highlights so far.

‘Game of Thrones’ Original Art Show From Mondo

The SXSW Interactive opening night party at the Palmer Events Center, presented by Frog Design

IFC/JASH Opening Night Party

With Reggie Watts…

and Sarah Silverman.

Al Gore on the Future

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ panel with director Joss Whedon and cast.

SXSW Q&A with Arrested Development creator Mitchell Hurwitz and co-stars Jeffrey Tambor and Will Arnett.

Danny Boyle’s conversation with The New York Times‘ David Carr.

‘Drinking Buddies’ Red Carpet

Anna Kendrick and Olivia Wilde

Ron Livingston

‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’ red carpet at the Paramount

Steve Carell, Olivia Wilde and Jim Carrey.

‘Prince Avalanche’ Red Carpet

Emile Hirsch and Paul Rudd

‘Some Girl(s)’ Red Carpet

Adam Brody

‘Scenic Route’ Red Carpet

Fergie with actor/husband Josh Duhamel

Dan Fogler

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Red Carpet

Tom Lenk

Alexis Denisof and Amy Acker

Nathan Fillion

Joss Whedon

Which event do you wish you could have attended most? Let us know in the comments!

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Desi Jedeikin

Desi Jedeikin is a Los Angeles based writer and performer. She has appeared in numerous sketch comedy/improv shows at venues in L.A., including the Groundlings Theater, Comedy Central Stage, and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, where she played Squeaky Fromme in the infamous alternative comedy show Comedy Death Ray. Unfinished projects include a memoir and a musical based on the life and death of JonBenet Ramsey. She has lots of other brilliant ideas she might complete. She really just needs more encouragement. You can follow Desi on Twitter: @Desijedeikin Here: And here too: She likes being followed.