Thursday, March 10, 2011

Etsy in Austin!

Etsy is headed to SXSW and we'd love to see you there! Join us at Venue 222 in the heart of downtown Austin for two full days and nights of DIY + Handmade + Music goodness. Stop by and get your hands dirty with upcycling tees into bags, painting shot glasses, screenprinting, handmade music, buttons, DJs, bands and more!

Fun starts this Saturday the 12th at noon and goes right up to 2am on Sunday night!

Location: Venue 222, 222 East 6th Street

Stay after-hours craft labs are transformend into a rocking lounge with live music from Neighbors, The Black Angels, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, DJ Rana June (the iPad DJ)! Plus, a DIY fashion show of Etsy and BurdaStyle members from across the USA.

Excited? So are we. Tweet us #EtsyAustin

Here's the line-up:

• Noon-4pm: Crafting, screenprinting, mingling, and more.
• 4-6pm: Code as Craft: Moving Fast at Scale, a mini-conference with the Etsy engineering team (
• 6-8PM: Online/Offline: A Meetup for Social Media + Community Managers, hosted by Etsy,, Google, and #CMMeetup (RSVP here:
• 8PM-close: Live performances by Neighbors ( and the Black Angels (

• Noon-1pm: Stop by for Etsy-approved hangover kits and come chat with the Etsy team.
• 1-4pm: Handmade Music Craft Session & live performance.
• 5pm: People Powered Communities Panel with Nora Abousteit (co-Founder BurdaStyle), Mr. Bob Nanna (Threadless), Micki Krimmel (, Charles Adler (Kickstarter) and Vanessa Bertozzi (Director of Community and Education, Etsy).
• 7pm: Live performance by Quintron and Ms. Pussycat (
• 9pm: BurdaStyle DIY Fashion Show (
• 10pm-close: Live performance by DJ Rana June (

All events are free and open to the public. 21+ where required. Stop by anytime to chat with our Etsy team. We can't wait to see you!

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