Stranger Things Star Finn Wolfhard Plays Guitar On Mac DeMarco’s Shoulders In Atlanta [Video]

first_imgThankfully, Wolfhard’s Stranger Things co-star Natalia Dyer (aka Nancy Wheeler) was side-stage to watch the action unfold, and posted some photos of the feel-good sit-in. Check them out below, via Dyer’s Instagram: Cooking up something good, full cover. By @Msldemarco pic.twitter.com/lo1HcegHux— Finn Wolfhard (@FinnSkata) December 10, 2016DeMarco commented on being covered by the young actor/budding musician in an interview with Pitchfork earlier this year, noting “You know, I liked it and thought that it was great. I have texted with him a little bit, and he’s a really nice dude. It’s pretty wild. I like the show, too. He’s so young!”Over the course of those texts, DeMarco must have invited Wolfhard to join him at a show, because during his performance at Atlanta’s The Tabernacle on Saturday, the This Old Dog rocker invited the young actor onstage to “jam,” even putting him on his shoulders while he played. Is there anything this kid can’t do?[h/t – Pitchfork]center_img Child actor Finn Wolfhard has had a big year. The 14-year-old Canadian turned heads in the role of Mike Wheeler, the fearless leader of the rag-tag A/V club gang in hit Netflix sic-fi/thriller series Stranger Things. He will also star in the upcoming remake of Stephen King‘s It, due out this fall. But while Finn is already a successful actor at a very young age, he’s only just scratched the surface of his diverse ambitions in the entertainment industry: he’s also a guitarist, as the world learned last summer when he began to post self-made videos of him playing popular songs on guitar to his Twitter feed, including covers of Nirvana‘s “Lithium,” and Mac DeMarco‘s “Salad Days.”Early morning Lithium! pic.twitter.com/qmIRnaO3y5— Finn Wolfhard (@FinnSkata) August 14, 2016last_img read more

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Retailer Matahari temporarily closes all stores, cuts salaries amid COVID-19 pandemic

first_imgRead also: NWP retail buys Lippo shopping malls for $124mThe company said it was also reviewing all nonessential operating expenses to drastically reduce spending, including working with landlords for significant rental concessions, curtailing all marketing spending for the medium term and implementing a business travel ban.“We are also reducing labor expenses through a combination of reduced working hours, unpaid leave and management salary cuts, with senior leaders taking the deepest reductions,” the company said in the statement.The coronavirus disease has infected more than 1,600 people in the country with at least 150 fatalities as of Wednesday afternoon, disrupting business activities as citizens are told to stay at home to slow the spread of the illness. Publicly listed retailer PT Matahari Department Store has announced that it will close all of its stores for 14 days and reduce salaries to cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.The Lippo Group subsidiary closed all of its stores in Indonesia starting March 30 until at least April 13, with the resumption of operations depending on the latest developments in the country, the company said in a statement posted on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) website on Tuesday.  The move was aimed at supporting the government’s call for physical distancing as well as to protect employees from contracting the virus. Matahari would also eliminate noncommitted capital expenditure and delay the opening of four new stores to later in the year.The retailer’s shareholders would not receive any dividends this year as the management was withdrawing its previous recommendation of a dividend payout and was proposing suspending any payment of dividends at the upcoming annual general shareholders meeting to anticipate prolonged pressure on consumer demand and traffic.The company pocketed Rp 1.37 trillion (US$81.8 million) in net profit last year, up 24.5 percent compared to its achievement in 2018. The significant increase in profit was primarily caused by efficiency measures, as the company managed to reduce its costs despite only booking a 0.31 percent increase in revenue to Rp 10.28 trillion in 2019.Read also: Indonesia accelerates tax reforms, cuts corporate income tax in COVID-19 playbookMatahari chief executive officer Terry O’Connor said in Tuesday’s statement that the retail environment had deteriorated sharply in March, a total opposite of the condition in January and February that met its expectations.“We are now operating in a very uncertain environment where the health of our staff and conservation of our cash resources are our paramount priority to emerge from this COVID-19 pandemic period in good corporate health,” he said. Matahari stocks, traded at the Indonesia Stock Exchange with the code LPPF, dropped 6.8 percent on Thursday morning. The stocks have lost more than 68 percent of their value in the last year versus a 29 percent loss recorded by the main gauge, the Jakarta Composite Index (JCI).Topics :last_img read more

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Odotei promises to settle off field issues swiftly

first_imgAccra Hearts of Oak Strategy Committee chairman Vincent Sowah Odotei has noted they will address recent off the pitch incident concerning their head coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi and take the best decision for the club.The Japanese American dominated the headlines last week with his facebook rant.There are reports he snubbed management last week in their attempt to settle some issues with him.“We will continue to engage Kenichi and as I have said and I will repeat it we will take the best decision in the interest of our club,” said Odotei.“Hearts will continue to be the best employer in the league- that means we will look after our employees, we will honour the obligations in the contracts with sign with our employees and we expect them to also respect their contract.””The club will make sure we work with those who are committed, loyal and want to give something back to the club” Odotei in answering if he thinks Coach Kenichi Yatsuhashi has the commitment and loyalty they are looking for- he stated that:“Well we have had problems with him and we are looking at , we haven’t come to a point where we are definitive about position but we will continue to engage him and go back to look at all his behaviour and at the end trust me just as we have done previously we will take the best decision for the club.”  –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more

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