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Hit the Courts at Malibu Racquet Club

If you've always wanted to play at one of America's most breathtaking tennis clubs, now's your chance. The kind folks at Malibu Racquet Club - sister club to the illustrious Indian Wells Tennis Garden - are opening their doors to the public for an evening of clinics and cocktails. Hit the courts with a 60-minute session of Tennacity - an intense and fun drill session - and host a pro exhibition with dinner and drinks. Throwback attire appreciated - and rewarded with prizes.

WHEN: Friday, March 3rd 5:00 - 8:00PM
WHERE: Malibu Racquet Club
23847 Stuart Ranch Rd, Malibu, California 90265

COST: $25     RSVP: Here

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Poolside Party with Racquet!

Join the Racquet team for a poolside cocktail party at the Ace Hotel & Swim Clubwith WYNN from Twin Shadow on the decks. Throwback tennis gear will be rewarded, with prizes.

WHEN: Saturday, March 4th 11:00 - 2:00PM
WHERE: Ace Hotel & Swim Club
701 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, California 92264

COST: FREE     RSVP: Here

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SXSW: Rise of the Niche Sport Magazine

Vinyl's back, and now dead trees: Three magazine veterans talk about the power of the sports print vertical in a post-Grantland world. Great sportswriting is niche, but if you have the right business model, you don't need a huge audience to find become self-sustaining and then profitable. We'll work through how to leverage digital channels to amplify reach via co-productions, social streams and podcasts, as well as how to reach a fanatical audience that will pay to hold a tangible print product.

From crowdfunding to branded content to relationships with the pros, we'll talk about how independent publishers can not only survive, but thrive in the age of the great algorithm.

WHEN: Thursday, March 16th 11:00 - 12:00PM
WHERE: SXSW Interactive Festival
Location TBD Austin, TX

COST: FREE W/BADGE   RSVP: Here