PBS @ SXSW 2014

Hello and welcome -

Following is a brief rundown of PBS activities at the 2014 SXSW Festival in Austin, TX.

PBS will be participating in SXSWedu from March 3-6, 2014. Please scroll down to see a list of these activities.

PBS will be participating in SXSW Interactive, taking place March 7-11, 2014. A list of these activities follows.

Get into an Austin state of mind with our Spotify playlists, crafted to celebrate 40 years of AUSTIN CITY LIMITS.

Be sure to bookmark this page and come back for more details.

@pbs     #sxswPBS    @pbskids

Please note: SXSW badges are required for all activities listed, unless otherwise noted
All times listed are local (central) time


PBS at SXSWedu
March 3-6, 2013


Tuesday, March 4 

3:00 – 4:00pm
[SXSWedu Featured Speaker] Beyond Tech: The Next Education Frontier Featuring PBS President & CEO Paula Kerger
Hashtag: #PBSedu


Wednesday, March 5 

10:30 -11:30 am
Imagining a "Snappy New Day" in the Neighborhood
Featuring PBS KIDS' Sara DeWitt, Linda Simensky and CPB's Michael Fragale
Hashtag: #SnappyDay


1:30pm - 2:30pm
More Than Making a Difference: EdNews is Evolving
Featuring PBS Newshour's Leah Clapman
Hashtag: #EdNewsSXSW


PBS at SXSW Interactive
March 7-11, 2013


Friday, March 7

10:00am - 6:00pm 
Downton Abbey Tea Truck
Free and open to the public 

Costumed ladies and gentlemen will be serving free Downton Abbey iced tea from The Republic of Tea
Outside Whole Foods at 6th and Lamar Sts. (Near Waterloo Records and BookPeople)
#TeaTruckTX #sxswPBS #DowntonPBS

"Downton Abbey, Season 5" is coming to MASTERPIECE on PBS in January 2015.


Saturday, March 8

10:00am - 6:00pm 
Downton Abbey Tea Truck
Free and open to the public  

Costumed ladies and gentlemen will be serving free Downton Abbey iced tea from The Republic of Tea
Outside Whole Foods at 6th and Lamar Sts. (Near Waterloo Records and BookPeople)
#TeaTruckTX #sxswPBS #DowntonPBS

"Downton Abbey, Season 5" is coming to MASTERPIECE on PBS in January 2015.

5:00 - 6:00pm
Brand to Code: Building a Future Friendly PBS KIDS
Featuring PBS KIDS' Chris Bishop and Miguel Montanez
#sxsw #newpbskids


Sunday, March 9 

10:00am - 6:00pm
Downton Abbey Tea Truck
Free and open to the public  

Costumed ladies and gentlemen will be serving free Downton Abbey iced tea from The Republic of Tea
Outside Whole Foods at 6th and Lamar Sts. (Near Waterloo Records and BookPeople)
#TeaTruckTX #sxswPBS #DowntonPBS

"Downton Abbey, Season 5" is coming to MASTERPIECE on PBS in January 2015.

12:30 -1:30pm
Hacking Princess Culture: Girls, Games, & Science
Featuring PBS KIDS' Sara DeWitt
#sxsw #GirlPower
Free and open to the public

9:00pm-12:00am
(no RSVP, first come, first served)
PBS@SXSW PARTY at The Parish (214 E. 6th Street)

BBQ | SUDS | TEES
Live music by LUCIUS
Hashtag: #PBSACL40

To get in the spirit, we collected some of our favorite tunes from the artists who have graced the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage and crafted Spotify playlists that you can take with you wherever you go.

SXSW Interactive or Film Festival badge required to enter

Monday, March 10 

11:00am - 12:00pm
TV or Not TV? Defining Networks in the Digital Age 
Featuring PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger
#sxsw #TVorNotTV
SXSW Interactive, Film, Music badge or Artist wristband required

12:30 - 1:30pm
Create Your Own Media Brand Through Collaboration
Featuring the National Film Society from PBS Digital Studios 
#sxsw #filmcollab 
SXSW Interactive, Film, Music badge or Artist wristband required 


Tuesday, March 11 

12:30 - 1:30pm
Biz Stone in Conversation with Steven Johnson
Featuring Steven Johnson, host of PBS' upcoming HOW WE GOT TO NOW
#sxsw #BizStone

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