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SXSW 2018 Highlights: Visit the ‘Shameless’ Bar, ‘Westworld’ Theme Park

Since its inception in the year 1987, the South by Southwest festival brings together stars from film, interactive media, and music in conferences that take place every March in Austin, Texas.

The 2018 South by Southwest festival (SXSW) and the conference will host panels, screenings, a special theme park, happy hours and more. The event will take place between March 9 and 18 in Austin, Texas. To keep our readers up to date, Fofy has created a list of the events which are expected to keep the audience spellbound in the designated days.

March 9 – 11 (Friday – Sunday)

Westworld: Live Without Limits Weekend

Between March 9 and 11 – in what the organizers of the festival have dubbed as a ‘’Live without Limits weekend,’’ the audiences would be treated to a ‘Westworld’’ theme park in the festival. The tableau would include refurbished sets from a host of HBO Series’, including Mariposa Saloon. For guests who are willing to attend the event, they would first have to register at before checking in at the festival.

Apart from the series co-creators Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan, cast members Thandie Newton, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, and Jeffrey Wright would be at the festival to discuss details of the new season on March 10, between 3:30 and 4:30, inside Room D of the Austin Convention Center.

Condor HQs (78 Rainey Street)

AT&T has recently launched a new thriller series titled ‘’Condor’’. To promote the show, the company plan to launch an interactive set called “Connor Headquarters”. In this experience, guests would be given the opportunity to participate in real-life CIA tech. tactics, physical and skill tests as well as environmental analysis and lie detection.

March 10 (Saturday)

Vida Happy Hour (88 Rainey Street)

Looking forward to the new Starz series ‘’Vida’’? Then you have got a chance in a lifetime to meet its cast and producer between 5 and 7 pm on March 10. The cast members present that day would include Mishel Prada, Carlos Miranda, Chelsea Rendon, Ser Anzoategui, Melissa Barrera, and Maria Elena Laas. What’s more, cocktails, wine tasting, a nail bar, and music would also be served by the Chulita Vinyl Club.

March 12 (Monday)

Back in the Game with Alex Rodriguez

Taking place in the Ballroom D of the Austin Convention Center, this event would see CNBC Chairman Mark Hoffman talking to Alex Rodriguez about the highs and lows of his career with the New York Yankee team. In addition, Rodriguez would give tips using which he is currently managing a team of athletes.

MARCH 15 (Thursday)

SMILF (Clive Bar)

To honor the Golden Globe award nominee ‘SMILF’, Princess Nokia, whose music the show featured will talk to the creator, producer, and star of the show Frankie Shaw. In addition, vocalist Sudan Archives and Rocker Snail Mail will also perform. What’s more, if you are one of the first 100guests, you’d get a gift card for free from the event’s organizers.

March 17 (Saturday)

Shameless (Clive Bar)

Want to be served drinks by the stars of the popular TV series ‘’Shameless’’? Well, your wish would come true as both Steve Howey and Shanola Hampton would transform the house into an ‘’Alibi Bar’’ pop up and will serve drinks to the guests.

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