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Conference Hound-Up March 30, 2012:  The Other Way to Make Millions

Conference Hound-Up March 30, 2012: The Other Way to Make Millions

Wanna be a millionaire?  Mix Conference Hound with promising career to find professional advancement.  Add ambition, investment and skill.  Bam.  Millionaire.  Buying lottery tickets can’t hurt, though. The Abilities Expo is an exposition of all things that support, educate and inspire persons with disabilities and their families, friends, caregivers, healthcare professionals, etc.  It’s a day [...]

I made you a sandwich.

Conference Hound-Up March 23, 2012: Home and Garden and Bourbon

According to the event industry, the beginning of Spring is a great time to pay attention to your home and garden, because there’s a slew of chances to do so.  This particular weekend also brings a lot of other interesting and compelling events, and you’ll have to read on to find out if there’s one [...]

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Conference Hound-Up March 16, 2012: Here’s One For The Irish

We’ll all be breaking out our greenest shirts and drinking caps for tomorrow’s celebration of St. Patrick, who supposedly banished all of the snakes from Ireland many years ago.  But let’s not forget about all of these other exciting events fighting for our attention this weekend as well! Not one but two events kick off [...]

Bruce Springsteen Inspires Young Musicians with SXSW Keynote Address

Bruce Springsteen Inspires Young Musicians with SXSW Keynote Address

On the heels of news that his latest album “Wrecking Ball” overtook Adele to hit Number One on the Billboard charts, Bruce Springsteen took to the stage at SXSW today.  With inescapable guitar in tow, The Boss delivered a much-anticipated SWSW keynote address aimed towards the young, up-and-coming musicians who may well be in need [...]

Conference Hound-Up March 13, 2012: I Hope Prehistoric Animals Like Pizza

Conference Hound-Up March 13, 2012: I Hope Prehistoric Animals Like Pizza

There’s a wide gamut of excellent events on the roster today, from the magnetic to the magnificent, and even the Mammoth. Along with the bustling activity down in Austin this week, the SXSW Music portion of the Festival officially kicks off today.  They’ve got dozens of great acts to check out, including an upcoming performance [...]

Conference Hound-Up February 21, 2012: Strange Things are Afoot

Conference Hound-Up February 21, 2012: Strange Things are Afoot

We’ve got some saucy stuff for you today, with a music festival, a whisky tasting, a fashion show, an event for weed and even some flying saucers popping into the agenda.  Don’t be shy.  Have a shot and climb on board.  We’ll return you shortly. Whisky Live turns the entire town center of Perth, Australia [...]

Honda Civic X-Wing, or, "H-Wing"

Conference Hound-Up February 10, 2012: Geek Alert

Welcome to the second Friday in February, 2012. There’s nothing particularly exciting about this day, except that it will never happen again, for the rest of your life or in the infinite future of the universe.  This is the only chance any of us will ever have to get it right on Friday, February 10, [...]

Conference Hound-Up January 13, 2012: Live Fest, @Midem, @GoldenGlobes, Pinterest, Bing?

Conference Hound-Up January 13, 2012: Live Fest, @Midem, @GoldenGlobes, Pinterest, Bing?

Happy Friday the 13th everyone! I promised you more Auto Shows, so here we go.  In addition to the ones in Detroit and New England, you currently also have the option to attend the South Carolina Auto Show, the Utah Auto Expo, and the Montreal Auto Show. I guess music festival season has begun on [...]

Conference Hound-Up December 29, 2011: @SanDiegoAutoShow, @VanHalen, @DavidAdler, the Health Benefits of Getting Drunk

Conference Hound-Up December 29, 2011: @SanDiegoAutoShow, @VanHalen, @DavidAdler, the Health Benefits of Getting Drunk

OK quiet down, let’s get started. San Diego is hosting an International Auto Show today, showcasing the new 2012 models for just about every make.  Auto enthusiasts or anyone curious about the concept of a street legal bumper car might be wise to check out this enormous event.  I’ll admit I’m curious about the bumper [...]

Trinity Orchestra: Something A Little Different

I consider myself to be quite the jetsetter, and most recently I made a trip to the exotic tropics of Eire, otherwise known as the land of the potato.  Yes, I was staying in Dublin, a beautiful city full of people who, to my eternal delight, actually pronounce 33 1/3 ‘tirty-tree anna tird.’  There I [...]