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i wanted a feather boa too..

  • Mar 13, 2010

i echo a lot of what annie said. it was an ok party. it definitely seemed to be the place to be, since i ran into many friends that i hadn't seen since last year. and i totally wanted a feather boa like dave fleet and brian solis. :)

i actually got there late, so i missed most of the actual party, but the speakeasy bar itself is pretty cool. as they were transitioning the bar from the techset party, to normal business hours, a really great funk band started playing on stage. so i stayed there for a bit and enjoyed some good live music. (i took some photos and video, and will post that soon as well :) )
oh, also there was supposedly a taco truck giving free tacos for those who checked in using gowalla (i got a notification of "you won a free taco!" when i got to the party) but i must have missed it. (but that was a pretty cool idea, IMHO)

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March 13, 2010
Boas, live music, and free tacos (even if I had to use Gowalla)? I'm in! :)
March 13, 2010
Ooo..I wanna see the pics! bummer I missed it.
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This Friday SXSW kickoff party unites the digerati as they channel their inner Fame Monster by reviving a decade of style and glamour that made the social elite go ga ga.
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