AUSTIN: The eighth season of the ATX Television Festival will take place June 6-9, with events and screenings at State Theatre at the Paramount. The festival will open with a screening of HBO’s Euphoria, while other events will highlight Veronica Mars, Fear the Walking Dead, One Day at a Time, and more.
CHICAGO: Saatchi Art’s the Other Art Fair will take place May 16-19 at Mana Contemporary. The second Chicago edition of the international art fair will showcase works from more than 120 artists and introduce “Greener Future,” a global initiative advocating for eco-sustainability in the arts. The festival’s charity partner is local nonprofit Little Black Pearl.
LOS ANGELES: The inaugural Go West Fest, presented by Live Nation, will take place June 6 at the Wiltern. Troye Sivan and Charli XCX will co-host and co-headline the event, which kicks off Pride Week.
Deadline: “VidCon has unveiled the influencers and executive lineup for its 10th annual gathering, which is set for July 10-13 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Alongside such digital talent as Hannah Hart, Poppy, Rickey Thompson, The Try Guys, Kandee Johnson, Miles Jai, and VidCon founders Hank Green and John Green will be execs from the likes of YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, Snap, TikTok, LinkedIn, Complex Media, World Wrestling Entertainment, Baidu and more.”
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MIAMI/SOUTH FLORIDA: The Restaurant at W South Beach opened May 1. Located in the former Dutch Miami space, the restaurant is helmed by executive chef Josh Gripper and executive sous chef Mario Alegre. The menu serves comfort food inspired by Gripper’s southern and Alegre’s Puerto Rican upbringings. K.N.R. Hospitality Group manages the restaurant.
The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau has named Debra Lee director of sales for the Southeast, Southwest, West, and Caribbean markets.
NEW YORK: Luma Hotel Times Square will launch Chasing Light, a new seasonal photography walk and conversation series, on June 5. Led by photographer Grant Legan, the series will focus on the concept of light and photography in Times Square, the Garment District, and Bryant Park.
Discover Outdoors’ annual Women In the Outdoors Week, a series of events, workshops, presentations, and trips, will take place June 24-30. Proceeds from many events will benefit outdoor organizations including Young Women Who Crush, a climbing and leadership development program for high school girls in New York.
MC2 has named Ben Nazario division president for California. Nazario will oversee the agency’s West Coast locations.
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TORONTO: SickKids’ Scrubs in the City benefit will take place June 6 at Evergreen Brick Works. The event theme will be inspired by Rio de Janeiro.
The seventh annual Pan American Food and Music Festival will take place August 17-18 at Yonge – Dundas Square.
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