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Japanese classical guitarist Sachiko Miyashita presents “Reverie” – THE CONCERT TOUR

THE Independent Philippine Art Ventures with support from the Japan Foundation, Manila proudly presents “REVERIE” – The Concert Tour. Featuring Japanese Classical Guitarist Sachiko Miyashita, the concert tour will be on June 23 at the G/F Ayala Museum, Makati City. Special guest is the Triple Fret, a Classical Contemporary guitar trio from the Philippines that […]

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GMA international boosts prospects for enduring Pinoy film fest in Los Angeles

EFFORTS to establish an enduring international Filipino film festival in Los Angeles gain steam after its organizers were able to get the support of GMA International. Jush Andowitt, US affiliate on development and marketing of GMA International, confirms the television network’s partnership with the Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF) during a press conference […]

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Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra to dazzle Pinoys in the US on June 18

THE Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), a resident company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CPP) and the country’s premier professional orchestra, is set to perform at the New York’s Carnegie Hall on June 18. The PPO’s June 18 Carnegie Hall concert is the orchestra’s maiden performance in the US, which targets to stir stronger […]

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Skip Reality, a rising Filipino pop rock band now invading the UK

FILIPINO  pop-rock band Skip Reality is set to release on April 15 its second single entitled “Change My Number” to coincide with the launching of its music video directed by award-winning director Njel de Mesa. Formerly A.K.A , the band, which was formed in 2014, is composed of siblings Alekzandra Nicolle (lead vocals & rhythm […]

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ROEDER CAMANAG LEADS ALL-MALE CAST FOR FEMALE ROLES IN — “ANG DRESSING ROOM: KUNG SAAN LUBUSANG PANGUNGULILA ANG DULOT NG AGOS NG PANAHON”

Multi-awarded actor and director Roeder Camanag is set to lead an all-male cast to act as females in Dulaang UP’s “ANG DRESSING ROOM: KUNG SAAN LUBUSANG PANGUNGULILA ANG DULOT NG AGOS NG PANAHON.” The theatrical piece is a 1977 post-war Japanese play by Shimizu Kunio, translation adapted by Chiori Miyagawa from an original translation by […]

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Apl. de Ap gets a “spotlight” at CHLA

POPULAR rapper Apl. de ap has earned a “spotlight” at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) celebrity charity wall for leading a campaign against blindness among children in the Philippines. Apl. de ap, whose real name is Allan Pineda Lindo, came to the CHLA at Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles on Thursday and took part […]

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Classical Japanese artists come to Manila on March 20 concert at UP’s Abelardo Hall

  CLASSICAL Japanese artists, Soloist Tomonori Arai and Duo Trussardi’s Takashi Endo and Eisei Tanigawa will visit the Philippines for their one night “Three, Two, One …Arai! concert” in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Philippine-Japan friendship. The artists will perform at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium of the University of the Philippines Diliman campus […]

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Madonna arrives in Manila

POP star Madonna was given special treatment at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), the Philippines’ premier airport, upon arriving Monday for her two night concert. Security was tight at the airport. Even working NAIA Terminal 1 ground personnel were barred from taking pictures or videos of the “Material Girl” when she disembarked from a […]