AUSTIN, Texas (April 16, 2014) – Dark Rye is finding its rhythm this month, with these three stories:

• “The Art of Rhythm”— DJ Spooky talks about the rhythm in sound.
• “Present Shock”— Media theorist Douglas Rushkoff discusses perspectives on connectivity and our perception of time.
• “Olas”— This slice-of-life video explores the daily rhythms of Olas, a band of musicians and dancers.

A 2013 James Beard Foundation Award winner and a 2014 James Beard Foundation Award nominee, Dark Rye uses multimedia storytelling and accessible DIY projects to inspire visitors to pursue their dreams while fostering a more creative and compelling world.

Dark Rye is now a TV show on Pivot. Dark Rye is also available for download as an iPad app here. Select Dark Rye stories are available on PBS Food at and the Huffington Post at

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