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Lime Scooters

By Vaughn Lowery x Krishan Narsinghani x Alexandria Baiz

Across the globe, Lime scooters are the newest ride for transportation and commute. One may have seen these green-tinted electric motor scooters zooming down major city roads in Los Angeles, Paris and even university campuses. With over 100 markets and 5 countries there is plenty of supply, and all one needs to do is download the Lime app to find the nearest scooter. With LED front lamps, green recessed lighting and red LED taillights for nighttime riders, Limes are functional at all times of the day in major cities. Technology in automation advances as the little green boxes on each scooter contain a GPS system and 3G built-in hardware to track the location and route of each ride. Aggregating routes and location data is vital for cities so that there is proof of this pilot program performance and for future infrastructure to be aware of heavily utilized routes.

The logistics of the Lime scooters are easy to follow with instructions accessible every step of the way on the Lime app. Depending on location, (ex. California State Law) riders must be 18 and over and required to wear a helmet. Helmets are offered for free through the local business partners, which can also be found on the app. To avoid clutter on streets, users are required to submit parking photos at the end of each ride to ensure the scooter is parked responsibly. Docking stations are also being added – physical locations like Monrovia and Santa Monica will soon be paired with designated parking locations.

Rides are effortless and affordable. Costing one dollar to unlock and fifteen cents per minute, rates beat that of car share fares. Take a solo trip to get to work or visit a hot attraction with a group of friends. 360 Magazine had the opportunity of riding a group of scooters throughout Los Angeles, revealing a beautiful scenic ride for any tourist or local in the area. Explore the Ballona Creek bike path, an 8.8-mile-long waterway that extends as a shortcut from Central LA to the coast of Venice. Enjoy a traffic-free, uninterrupted riding trail that offers rest stops and views for a perfect sunny day.

Transforming the mobility of cities into a clean environment is a major win in Los Angeles, especially with limited transit systems, it’s a great alternative to keep traffic and pollution under control. Diving in further, Lime travels up to 20 miles in distance and speeds up to 14.8 MPH. Lime Access offers a 95% discount on pedal bike rides and 50% discount on electric scooter rides. Lime Access is eligible for riders who belong to any state/federally-run assistance program in order to make Lime accessible for all. Download the Lime app today and use promo code “360MAG” to get a special discount and embark on a new experience where #CitrusGotReal.

Electro-Pop Duo Cherub

Nashville based electro-pop duo Cherub release new track ‘So What’ today. Click HERE to listen!

‘So What’ follows on the heels of their single and music video for ‘Want That’, which premiered Complex last month. The music video also marked the directorial debut for Jason Huber of Cherub.

Cherub is currently on their Free Form Tour 2018 that will hit 40 cities across North America by the time is wraps in Nashville, TN at Marathon Music Workson & December 14th. The duo are joined by female electronic artist Maddy O’Neal as the opener. See routing below and click HERE for more information. Stay tuned for more dates coming soon!

Earlier this year, the duo released tracks including Dancin’ Shoes and All In which was Cherub’s return after the release of their sophomore album, Bleed Gold, Piss Excellence in the Fall of 2016.

T-Pains School of Business

Beloved hip-hop artist, rapper, songwriter and producer T-Pain invited Fuse into his home for a favorite family meal with his mother in an all-new episode of Fuse’s digital series, Made from Scratch. The episode premiered today on fuse.tv.

Check out his Made From Scratch clip below!

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Tune in Tuesdays at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Fuse to the debut of T-Pain’s School of Business, with brand-new episodes premiering Tuesdays at 11 p.m. Original digital content will be available at Fuse.tv and the Fuse social channels.

BOBBY SESSIONS DISCUSSES HIP HOP

Bobby Sessions quit his job to pursue his dream of becoming a recording artist full-time. Exactly one year later, he released his debut indie album the Law Of Attraction (LOA), a passionate and fiery project influenced by the artists he grew up on as a kid from Dallas, Texas – from Jay-Z to James Brown to N.E.R.D. The hunger he has for motivating people through his words can’t be ignored: it’s in each and every song, interview, and performance. A blistering, concentrated lyricist and speaker, Sessions is constantly focused and determined to attract the energy of those around him – whether onstage performing for fans or in the studio focused on his craft. LAO was followed by a second album, grateful, a jazzy, self-aware reminder to be thankful. “Every freedom, every privilege, every great thing happening in our lives, down to your eyesight, each breath… we should put 100% of our energy into being grateful for that,” Sessions said. His 2018 signing to Def Jam Recordings raised his profile with the arrival of “Like Me” and “Pick A Side” early in the year, followed by RVLTN – Chapter 1: The Divided States of AmeriKKKa in July. Most recently, Sessions introduced the title track to the critically acclaimed movie The Hate U Give.

New Release from KHALID

 20-year-old El Paso-native singer/songwriter Khalid is back with new track ‘Better’. Last month the Mayor and Council of the city of El Paso honored the multi-platinum global superstar with a “Key To The City” marking September 13th, 2018 “Khalid Day.” While in his hometown, Khalid performed two sold-out arena shows and dropped the new track ‘Better’ dedicated to his fans and the city of El Paso.

‘Better’ is already certified Gold and currently #6 on Spotify, #8 on Apple Music and #9 on the ARIA Singles Chart.

Khalid has performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Morning America, and SXSW 2017 where he won MTV’s Woodie To Watch Award.

Last year, Khalid announced his second North American headlining tour called “The American Teen Tour”. Forever 21 also announced the launch of their Global Campaign featuring Khalid. became the face of Forever 21’s Summer Digital Campaign, #F21xMusic, and Men’s Line. Additionally, Khalid won the MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist; an award previously won by Justin Bieber, Fifth Harmony, Fetty Wap and more!

With major co-signs from Elton John to Kendrick Lamar, Khalid continues his industry take-over featuring on Calvin Harris’ latest single Rollin’ alongside Future. Khalid also features on Logic’s album which just debuted #1 in the US last year

 Khalid was also nominated for FIVE Grammy Awards, including ‘Best New Artist’. He also took out 4th place in the BBC Sound of 2018 poll.

Khalid embarked on his debut Aus/NZ American Teen tour last November, playing sold out shows in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland.

His debut single ‘Location’ is certified 3x Platinum, and previous singles ‘Young Dumb & Broke’ and ‘Silence’ are both certified 6x Platinum in Australia. His past single ‘Saved’ is certified Platinum. ‘Love Lies’ with Normani is certified 3x Platinum and ‘OTW’ with 6LACK & Ty Dolla $ign is 2x Platinum.

MAJOR ARCANA

Following its World Premiere in September at the Raindance Film Festival in London, MAJOR ARCANA will have its North American Premiere, in competition, at the Austin Film Festival on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. at the Hideout Theatre617 Congress Ave. in Austin, TX.

MAJOR ARCANA is the first film for writer/director Josh Melrod, a successful editor whose previous credits include the Austin-based short film SKUNK, produced by MA producer Sarah Brennan Kolb and a First Prize Cinefondation winner at Cannes.

The result of their new collaboration is MAJOR ARCANA, an intimate, evocative film about Fate and the quest for Redemption, as well as a vivid depiction of the rural working class. The story, both universal and resonant to our uncertain times, reveals the struggles of Dink, a long-troubled, itinerant carpenter who returns to his home in the backwoods of Vermont and begins the desperate struggle to build a log cabin by hand, hoping in the process to prove to the people closest to him that he has turned his life around.

The cabin that was actually constructed over a grueling 22-day production schedule in the resulting 82-minute film is, in builder’s terms, known as a post & beam construction. This method of building foregoes easier-to-use nails in lieu of finely crafted mortise-and-tenon joints and relies on gravity to hold the structure together. This kind of construction also relies on skills and mindfulness on the part of the carpenter, leaving little to no room for errors. This methodology becomes a metaphor in Dink’s efforts to regain his core self.

In casting Barnard, VT-native and first-time actor Ujon Tokarski as Dink, Melrod says: “So much of the story involves the physical act of building a cabin, and I knew we needed an actor who could handle that. Ujon was the only person who not only had the experience of chopping down trees and dragging 600-pound logs through the woods, he wanted to do these things! More importantly he had life experience and scars that were so much a part of Dink!”

This subtle, nuanced and deeply moving film also revolves around rising star Tara Summers (Mercy Street, AMC’s Dietland), film and Broadway veteran Lane Bradbury (Scorsese’s Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, the original Dainty June in Gypsy). Tokarski, who actually is a carpenter in real life, plies this trade in a star-making performance. The film also benefits from an original song by Gary Lightbody of the band Snow Patrol.

Writer/director Josh Melrod, lead actor Ujon Tokarski and producer Sarah Brennan Kolb will be on hand for a Q&A following immediately after the premier. A repeat screening will be held Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 3:15 p.m. at Galaxy Highland screen 8 at 6700 Middle Fiskville Rd. in Austin.

For ticketing information please see
https://2018austinfilmfestivalandco.sched.com/event/Gwsn
https://www.majorarcanamovie.com/

This film is produced by General Store Films, LLC in association with Tal Vez Entertainment.

Fire Fighters helping Fire Fighters

The International Association of Fire Fighters disaster relief team is on the ground in the Florida Panhandle helping fire fighters affected by Hurricane Michael’s devastation.

These fire fighters are helping other fire fighters by providing generators, supplies and financial help.

Here’s a quick video of this important effort: https://bit.ly/2NOHlUY

LA Fashion Week 2018

Fashion week continued in LA with a flood of trendy and edgy designs. Events were held at the Petersen Auto Museum located in Central LA. 360 Magazine had the opportunity to attend multiple days of the week, the second day fancying major highlight moments. LA Fashion Week showcased new lines from SAV NOIRPAKWAI and BOMME STUDIO. 360 sat down with founder and designer Bo Matthew Metz, from Bomme Studio, to discuss his background and influence for the new line. The Portage, Indiana native revealed that dreams like his his weren’t a thing growing up surrounded by steal workers. In the video below, Bo expresses his inspiration behind the new fashion and music from the walk.

Discover Belize

Leave the shuffle board at home and spend your well earned free time enjoying a Belizean adventure. When everyone else goes back to school and work, fewer tourists will arguably make your experience in Belize more authentic. The fall temperature in Belize ranges from 70-85 degrees making it even more enjoyable for sightseeing than the summer months.

San Ignacio Resort Hotel is the perfect place to stay to experience all of western Belize’s top tours. Their team of expert guides will take you in an air conditioned tour van and there will likely be few to no people on the tours with you. The hotel offers guests luxury accommodations in a 26-room property with one and two bedroom suites with private balconies boasting views of the 17-acre jungle estate. Each suite is designed with local art and furnishings made from well-crafted Belizean hardwood and sustainable mahogany. Guests staying at one of the lavish suites will also receive complimentary butler service, daily breakfast, tickets to visit the Green Iguana Conservation Project, and a guided walk along their Medicinal Trails. Participants will receive hands-on knowledge about how the Maya community used these plants for medicinal purposes to cure illnesses and pains.  The natural surroundings of the resort feature over 110 species of birds. Experienced guides are available for hire to guide guests through the 17 acre property on early morning bird watching tours.

Top tours available through San Ignacio Resort Hotel include:

Maya Temple Tour

Hike up to Xunantunich and Cahal Pech Maya Temples imagining what life was like hundreds of years ago. You can listen to the San Ignacio Resort Hotel expert tour guide Cruz Cambranes as he educates you on Mayan cultures and traditions. From the top of the tallest ruin, El Castillo you can see all the way to Guatemala. The Xunantunich and Cahal Pech temples are two very popular sites amongst archaeologists and you will still find them excavating today during certain times of the year.

San Antonio Maya Women’s Community Tour

The Maya community is an integral part of Belize as they were the first to develop the country. The Maya Women’s Community Tour gives you the opportunity to join a Maya community in their village of San Antonio. You will get to observe their way of life as they share their history and culture while preparing a traditional meal complete with corn tortillas, which you will grind the corn the same way Mayas used to many centuries ago. As your meal is cooked, get a hands-on experience with a pottery class and create your own masterpiece. Your finished work can be taken home as a lasting way to remember the Maya cultural experience.

Chocolate Tour

San Ignacio’s AJAW Chocolate & Crafts takes you through all of the procedures needed to create authentic chocolate treats. Located in San Ignacio Town, this tour gives travelers an overview of chocolate at each stage of production and also, an overview of its culinary role within the Maya community. During this immersion, you will be able to grind your own cocoa beans and turn them into your favorite chocolate drink or treat which you can take home and enjoy. You will also have some spare time to browse through the AJAW shop to purchase some of their handmade confections. In addition to learning all you need to know about chocolate, you will also be provided with fun facts and information about Belize and its agricultural products. Return back to the San Ignacio Resort Hotel and get a chocolate scrub at their spa and you can learn about the beauty values it has for your skin as well.

Garifuna Settlement Day will be celebrated on November 19th to remember the arrival of this group to Belize. This holiday means there will be lots of traditional Garifuna food you can try while watching Garifuna drummers and musicians as they celebrate across the country.

Prices in the shoulder season at San Ignacio Resort Hotel start at 40% lower than the high season for standard rooms and 25% lower for suites. Room rates start at $140 and Suites start at $400.

About San Ignacio Resort Hotel:                                                  

The San Ignacio Resort Hotel is a premier full-service Belize resort, located in the Cayo district. The hotel boasts resort-class amenities and accommodations for those seeking to relax and enjoy a beautiful tropical escape, yet offers nearby adventures for those wanting to explore inland Belize. The luxurious San Ignacio Resort Hotel is centrally located for adventure tours to nearby archaeological parks, caves and nature reserves and boasts views of rainforest and wildlife. For more information and reservation inquiries visit  www.sanignaciobelize.com.

HUDSON THAMES SHARES NEW SINGLE

Modern renaissance man, singer, songwriter, and The Hounds founder Hudson Thames returns with his brand new single “Last Call” today via Republic Records.

Check out “Last Call” Here: https://HudsonThames.lnk.to/LastCallPR

Produced by Academy® Award-nominated and GRAMMY® Award-winning composer Stephan Moccio [The Weeknd], “Last Call” waltzes from booze-drenched piano and hard-hitting handclaps into a wistfully wild singalong, “So tonight, let’s get high, middle fingers to the sky, we’ll be fine.”

Picture The Stranger-era Billy Joel soundtracking a night out with your closest friends and you’re halfway there…

The song offers the perfect gateway drug if you’re unfamiliar with Thames. It serves as a perfect intro to more music coming soon produced by Moccio.

It’s “Last Call,” so roll up something, pour something, and let Hudson Thames lift you up…

For the past three years, Hudson Thames has been unassumingly angling himself for a major mainstream breakthrough as pop’s wildest character. In 2015, he became a quiet phenomenon with his Lip Tricks EP. Its lead single “How I Want Ya” [feat. Hailee Steinfeld] racked up 23 million Spotify streams, while the Dawin remix eclipsed 20 million. He packed houses on his first national tour as “Our Song” put numbers on the streaming board and he contributed a cut to the Sing Street Soundtrack. In addition, he launched the creative collective The Hounds. He maintained that momentum in 2017 with the banger “LA Models.” Now, he’s inviting everyone to enjoy “Last Call” with him.