Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Dugan Arnett Globe Staff March 27, 2019 Their generation, they argue, has made countless societal contributions. It produced Kurt Cobain and MTV. Gave the world the VCR, Nintendo, and the Brat Pack.So why, they wonder, can’t they get any respect?With a seemingly endless stream of attention being showered these days upon millennials and the aging baby boomers, Gen-X — that cadre of (roughly) 39- to 54-year-olds — has been feeling forgotten, unappreciated, and, frankly, a bit left out. Advertisement Twitter storms have swept the Internet, with Xers raining complaints about slights real and perceived. Others have gathered on Facebook or around office water coolers to bemoan the phenomenon, their conversations inevitably settling on a single question. Get Metro Headlines in your inbox: The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around … [Read more...] about As baby boomers and millennials grab headlines, the lost Generation X asks, ‘What about us?’
Upcoming everyday super-apps will revolutionise the way business is done in Vietnam As on-the-go transport services in Vietnam extend beyond simple taxi rides to offer a broader range of services, experts have been weighing in on the prospects of so-called multi-purpose “super-apps.” Go-Viet and other apps are integrating new functions to grow After taking the country by storm with their ride-hailing apps, the likes of Grab and Go-Viet have unveiled their ambitions of transforming into providers of multiple on-demand services. According to Jerry Lim, country head of Grab Vietnam, the firm has set itself “the lofty target of becoming a regional super-app.” The service, which has featured in the Vietnamese market for five years, has begun to add more everyday services to its ride-hailing app. For instance, last June Grab Vietnam ventured into food delivery with GrabFood. Representatives said GrabFood has grown 23-fold in delivery orders and four times in … [Read more...] about Upcoming everyday super-apps will revolutionise the way business is done in Vietnam
SANTIAGO, CHILE - MARCH 17: Chance the Rapper performs during the second day of Lollapalooza Chile 2018 at Parque O'Higgins on March 17, 2018 in Santiago, Chile. (Photo by Marcelo Hernandez/Getty Images) Chance the Rapper will headline the second day of the three day Day N Night Festival held at Angel Stadium in Anaheim Friday, September 8-Sunday, Sept. 10. (Photo by Drew A. Kelley, Contributing Photographer) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25: Chance The Rapper accepts the Humanitarian Award onstage at 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images ) Chance the Rapper poses upon his arrival at the BET Awards ceremony, on June 25, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. / AFP PHOTO / CHRIS DELMASCHRIS DELMAS/AFP/Getty Images Courtesy Adeeb Haidari - Chance the Rapper performed Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the City National Civic as a guest of the F8 … [Read more...] about Outside Lands lineup: What acts will headline the 2019 festival?
By Fielding Buck | [email protected] | The Press-EnterprisePUBLISHED: February 15, 2019 at 12:34 pm | UPDATED: February 15, 2019 at 2:36 pm Snoop Dogg will headline a music and comedy extravaganza to honor active military and veterans March 22-23 at March Field Air Museum. The venue is adjacent to March Air Reserve Base, where Bob Hope performed his very first USO show in 1941. The base is outside of Riverside city limits. The festival, called “Salute the Troops,” is the inaugural event by Semper Fi Productions, which describes itself as a certified, disabled veterans-owned small business. Co-founders are John Wertz, who served two tours in Iraq, and Nate Parienti, who said in a phone interview that they are motivated by the high rate of suicides among Iraq War veterans. Sign up for our Festival Pass newsletter. Whether you are a Coachella lifer or prefer to watch from afar, get weekly dispatches during the Southern California music festival season. Subscribe here. The event … [Read more...] about Snoop Dogg will headline the new Salute the Troops festival in Riverside
PUBLISHED: 12:08 24 January 2019 Jessica Frank-Keyes Spokeswoman Hilary Gauthier, pictured, with festival director Steve Jenkins. Photo: Reepham Music Festival Archant A mid Norfolk festival is shaping up to be bigger than ever, with more than 100 acts confirmed for its 12th year. Reepham Music Festival organisers have announced a chart-topping North London ska band will headline the August event this year.Bad Manners, who had nine Top 40 singles in the early 1980s, will perform at the festival’s main stage over the weekend.Lead singer Douglas Trendle, know as ‘Buster Bloodvessel’, said: “We’ve wanted to play at Reepham for some time now and we’re really pleased the dates have worked out this year.“Norfolk, here we come.”And organisers have said they are “delighted” to announce this year’s event, which will be held from Saturday, August 10, to Sunday, August 11, 2019, will see a second … [Read more...] about Mid Norfolk music festival announces 1980s chart-toppers as headline act