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Actors, rappers, opera singers headline Huseng Batute tribute at CCP

By Ibarra C. Mateo HOW does one explain to the young Filipino millennials the life and literary achievements of poet José Corazon de Jesus, considered as the first king of “balagtasan”, who is marking his 86th death anniversary on May 26? The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), under its President Arsenio J. Lizaso, has enlisted a phalanx of seasoned […]

The cast of 'Into the Woods' produced by the Friend of the Arts. Photo © Lori Lyn Lirio

Friends of the Arts presents ‘Into the Woods’

By Lori Lyn Lirio THE baker’s hunt for ingredients – the cow as white as milk, the cape as red as blood, the hair as yellow as corn, the slipper as pure as gold – brought the popular fairy tales characters of ‘Into the Woods’ into life and created a one magical musical night. The two-act play, which premiered last […]

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War movie screening a hit in Saipan

By Lori Lyn Lirio A ONE night screening of the movie series “We Drank Our Tears” crashed the box office early this month as all tickets were sold out even before the screening date. The movie’s writer, producer and director, Galvin Deleon, said the filming and showing of “We Drank Our Tears” series was a dream and vision come true […]

Luke Who’s Talking #98*

Luke Who’s Talking #98*

“Ang mga lalake raw ay pabigat lang sa buhay ng mga kababaihan pag kinasal, dapat pala kapag nag propose ang mga ito hindi ‘Will You Marry Me?’ kundi ‘Will You Carry Me?’ ”               *Ang mga pananaw sa artikulong ito ay sa sumulat.  Maaring hindi ito ang opisyal na posisyon ng Beyond Deadlines. 

Members of the Leyte Dance Theater pose with Los Angeles community leaders and members of the media during a meet and greet at the Filipino Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Photo © Pol Joaquin

Leyte theater group winds up US tour in Los Angeles and San Jose

By Abner Galino THE exceptional Leyte Dance Theater is winding up its 8th US tour via a twin performance in California, particularly in Los Angeles and San Jose. Since April, the Leyte Dance Theater had performed in the states of New York, Connecticut, Maryland, North Carolina, Florida, Texas and Arizona. “The motto of our dance company is: The last performance […]

Pinoy bags Best Editing award in France for “Bhoy Intsik”

Pinoy bags Best Editing award in France for “Bhoy Intsik”

By Seymour Barros Sanchez FILIPINO movie editor John Anthony Wong won Best Editing for “Bhoy Intsik” in the Foreign Language Film category of the 2018 NICE International Film Festival of World Cinema in France early this month. Wong bested fellow nominees Chang-Gyun Kim (“A Trip With Friends”), Aziz Imamoglu (“Dad Where Are You I Am Lost”), Yuji Kakizaki and Yasutake […]

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FEU short film “Pua Iyam” goes abroad after local wins

By Seymour Barros Sanchez AN award-winning short film from Far Eastern University will be screened as part of the Diwa Filipino Film Showcase at Seattle Center Armory Loft 1 in the United States on June 2 and will compete a week later at the nine-day ShanghaiPRIDE Film Festival in China. “Pua Iyam” (Coming Out), a film about a Filipino-Chinese student […]

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Navotas preparing for the upcoming 3rd Navoteño Film Festival

By Seymour Barros Sanchez THE Navotas City government has started to prepare aspiring film makers with a seminar workshop on how to shoot narrative fiction entries. The workshop, which was organized through the Navotas City government Public Information Office, was facilitated by advocacy filmmaker and educator Seymour Barros Sanchez. The brief course aims to prepare the participants for the 3rd […]

Liljohn | Jonas | Shernan | Lhipkram | Mzhayt  — “Kami ang 3gs”

Liljohn | Jonas | Shernan | Lhipkram | Mzhayt — “Kami ang 3gs”

                    Para maiba naman…alternative hiphop   Music Video © YouTUBE  

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Zsa Zsa Padilla “The Best Day of My Life” Concert

Zsa Zsa Padilla “The Best Day of My Life” Concert

AFTER celebrating her 35th year in show business with a sold out concert in Cebu, the country’s Divine Diva Ms. Zsa Zsa Padilla is set to stage her intimate concert entitled The Best Day of My Life at the award-winning Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila (RWM) on May 11, 8:00 P.M. Aside from marking 35 years of stellar […]

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Original Pilipino Music “Hitmakers” wow crowd in Orange County

Original Pilipino Music “Hitmakers” wow crowd in Orange County

By Abner Galino THE magic of the so-called OPM’s Hitmakers have yet to wane as they bewitched the jam packed Filipino American crowd at the Grove of Anaheim Sunday last week. The Filipino fabulous four were given a standing ovation by the crowd at the end of the show. The Filipino music icons Rico J. Puno, Hajji Alejandro, Rey Valera, […]

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Kuh Ledesma’s “Sino ang Baliw?”

Hindi alam ng baliw na siya ay baliw. Iwasan ang mga baliw, lalo na ang mga psychopath. Sila ay walang guilty feeling, walang emphaty o pakikiisa sa kapwa, walang malalim ng ugnayang personal, bilib na bilib sa sarili, charming o mapangakit, sinungaling, manipulative o mapanggamit, at walang paki-alam o reckless sa kanilang mga ginagawa. — Natasha Tracy, isang eksperto tungkol […]

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Bernardo Bernardo

Los Angeles artists and performers to hold tribute for Bernardo Bernardo

By Abner Galino ARTISTS, performers, community leaders and fans, whose lives were touched by the art and empathy of Bernardo Bernardo are paying him tribute at the Filipino Cultural Center next Saturday. The April 21 event is dubbed as “A tribute to Bernardo Bernardo: a musical, cultural and creative arts extravaganza.” The occasion is being spearheaded by the Filipino American […]

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Balik Loob na Tayo sa Diyos ngayong Semana Santa

Balik Loob na Tayo sa Diyos ngayong Semana Santa

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Joshua Enciso and Nicole Barroso will compete as a pair in the USA International Ballet Competition, where they will dance the Peasant Pas de Deux from Giselle. Photo © Giselle P. Kasilag

Ballet Manila dancers chosen to compete in Jackson derby

By Susan A. De Guzman FOR the first time, two teenage Filipino dancers have been accepted as competitors in the junior division of the prestigious USA International Ballet Competition to be held in Jackson, Mississippi in June. Ballet Manila (BM) company artist Nicole Barroso, 16, and junior company artist Joshua Enciso, 18, are among just 53 dancers from around the […]

Benilde film “Kaming Mga Nakakulong” bags GEMS Best Short Film award

Benilde film “Kaming Mga Nakakulong” bags GEMS Best Short Film award

By  Seymour Barros Sanchez A CAPSTONE project from the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde won the Best Students’ Short Film at the Guild of Educators, Mentors, and Students (GEMS) Hiyas ng Sining awards night. The awarding ceremony was held last March 2 at the Center for Performing Arts, DLS Santiago Zobel School, Ayala Alabang Village, Muntinlupa City. Kaming Mga […]

Fil-Ams from Los Angeles mourn the passing of stage actor Bernardo Bernardo

Fil-Ams from Los Angeles mourn the passing of stage actor Bernardo Bernardo

By Abner Galino THE passing of stage and movie actor Bernardo Bernardo last Friday has triggered an outpouring of sympathy from fans and friends here in Los Angeles where he used to be one of the stars of the Filipino American community’s musical and entertainment events and social gatherings. Social media is awash with expressions of sympathy for the family […]

Yolanda-inspired film wins back-to-back at ASEANnale 2018 and the 9th Largabista festival

Yolanda-inspired film wins back-to-back at ASEANnale 2018 and the 9th Largabista festival

By Seymour Barros Sanchez A SHORT film on grief, memories, past experiences and a loved one, “Amy,” scored consecutive victories in the ASEAN Biennale or ASEANnale 2018 at the Asian Center in UP Diliman and at the 9th Largabista Film Festival in Tacloban, Leyte. Written and directed by De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Digital Filmmaking student John Craig “Jaig” […]

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Ric Segreto’s “Hindi na Lang”

Feeling Senti….pakinggan ninyo…   Music Video © YouTUBE

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Far Eastern University short film competes at ASEANnale after Active Vista win

Far Eastern University short film competes at ASEANnale after Active Vista win

By  Seymour Barros Sanchez FRESH from its victory at the Active Vista Short Film Competition, a satirical film on Martial Law represents Far Eastern University this week at the first Film and Multimedia Competition and Exhibition of the ASEAN Biennale. ASEANnale 2018 will culminate with an awarding ceremony on March 2 at the University of the Philippines Asian Center in […]

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Duterte says order to shoot female rebels in the vagina was ‘sarcasm’

By RT OUTSPOKEN Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has tried to defend one of his most recent and most controversial comments, in which he advocated shooting female communist rebels in the vagina. “I said, you crazy (women) … I will order that your vagina be shot,” Duterte said in the local language, as cited by Reuters. “That’s true. That was a sort of […]

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Dengvaxia’s Terror???

Dengvaxia’s Terror???

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Opera and Fashion Show for Marawi Set

Opera and Fashion Show for Marawi Set

THE biggest names in Philippine opera and fashion are all set for the magnificent production of “MARAWING SALAMAT – The Best of Opera & Fashion for Marawi,” an extraordinary synergy of the high art of opera and the popular art of fashion for a noble & worthy cause. Presented by the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and The Lyric […]

Rivermaya’s “Adik sa ‘Yo”

Rivermaya’s “Adik sa ‘Yo”

Love this addiction song…   Music Video © YouTUBE

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Appointed ‘Son of God’ Gets Busted by Customs Officials in Hawaii

By Sputnik News A FILIPINO preacher has reportedly been temporarily detained by US authorities in Honolulu after a vast undeclared sum of money was found aboard his private aircraft. Apollo Quiboloy, founder and Executive Pastor of a church called the Kingdom of Jesus Christ, who also calls himself the Appointed Son of God, was apprehended by US Customs agents in Honolulu International Airport, the Manila […]

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