5:00 PM
to 7:00 PM

Austin Interactive Showcase
60 schedule::attendees
Location Fogo De Chao
RSVP Required  Click here
About  Sixteen local Austin companies with a focus on Interactive technology innovations will be featured for all Entrepreneur's Lounge attendees.

6:00 PM
to 8:00 PM

The Mix At Six
555 schedule::attendees
Location Six Lounge
About  Soft launch into the 2009 SXSW Interactive Festival experience with the Friday Night Mix at Six. Hosted by Social Media Group, this official pre-party provides a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends and make new connections. Enjoy great views of downtown Austin from the rooftop deck and expanded room to network in the adjoining Tap Room!

6:45 PM
to 8:45 PM

Interactive at the Movies: The Two Bobs
66 schedule::attendees
Location Austin Convention Ctr
About  For Interactive badge holders. Just as they finish their groundbreaking violent video-game masterpiece, the two gaming legends known as THE TWO BOBS discover that their precious game-software has been stolen... and with it, their livelihoods, genius reputations, everything they own.

8:00 PM
to 10:00 PM

The TechSet Meets The Rat Pack
361 schedule::attendees
Location The Belmont
About  Come enjoy the unique and stylish period-specific d├ęcor that conjures scenes from Las Vegas and Palm Springs during the Sinatra era. You'll be surrounded by incredible and pioneering entrepreneurs and influencers as we create our own Rat Pack rich with relationships that will propel us long after the curtain closes on SXSWi 09.

9:00 PM
to 2:00 AM

AMODA Digital Showcase
266 schedule::attendees
Location The Mohawk
About  The Austin Museum of Digital Art presents a party featuring live electronic music and visual art. Expect video projections, interactive installations, and a Laptop Battle with musicians competing to outperform one another in a series of elimination rounds. Free for Interactive badge holders. www.amoda.org

9:00 PM
to 1:00 AM

Pastries and Pasties! A Burlesque Cupcake Cookoff!
430 schedule::attendees
Location Emo's
About  Want to have your cake and eat it too? Well, with the magic of Austin's newest culinary trend, and the help of our finest performers, now you can! Come to Emo's to celebrate the cutest confections that amateur and professional cupcakers have to offer. And, while you're wiping that icing off your 'stache, watch some of the finest tassel-twirling you've ever seen! Also, featuring stars from Kitty Kitty Bang Bang, Jigglewatts, and Big Star Burlesque! Free to SXSW badgeholders.