Better Than: Festivals that take place in 90 degree weather. Summer may be over, and with it, festival season proper, but that didn't stop the organizers of Modern Sky from bringing the Beijing-based festival stateside this weekend. Taking over Central Park's Rumsey playfield, the two-day line-up b ... More >>
Better Than: Sobbing silently while watching the club performance scene in Purple Rain on your couch for the 25th time this week... not that there's anything wrong with that. The stage was bigger, the venue more prestigious, and the atmosphere gave off a more purple hue. But then this was a Prince ... More >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.