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John Lennon’s “War is Over”

This is a classic….listen folks…   Music Video © YouTUBE

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Celebrity chef Coco P. Cruz (3rd from left) is flanked by Dylan Durias (2nd from left) and Butch Victoriano during a photo op prior to the show. The other original South Border members in the show are Ric Junasa, Paul Benitez, Tata Balane and Keisey Hicban.                                         Photo © Teodoro Yap

South Border “originals” in Los Angeles reunion concert

THE South Border “originals,” with help from friends delivered in their reunion concert last week at the Envision Center in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California. With a rather long list of artist who showed off their talents before the former South Border group with their friends – vocals Leo Mercedes, King Pintal and Jacque Abad Santos – was called on […]

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Merry Christmas folks

Merry Christmas folks

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Jackson Browne’s “Rebel Jesus”

This is Beyond Deadlines’ Christmas song offering to all. Isang makabuluhan at mapagpalayang Pasko sa ating lahat. “The Rebel Jesus” The streets are filled with laughter and light And the music of the season And the merchants’ windows are all bright With the faces of the children And the families hurrying to their homes As the sky darkens and freezes […]

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Shortest Day Film Festival set at the Ayala  Museum

Shortest Day Film Festival set at the Ayala Museum

ON DECEMBER 21, the winter solstice and shortest day of the year, Instituto Cervantes de Manila, the cultural center of the Embassy of Spain, and Ayala Museum will offer a free screening of four multi-awarded Spanish short films – Elena Asins-Génesis, Pulse, Luchadoras and Consulta 16 – as part of El Día Más Corto/The Shortest Day, a short film festival […]

Lone musical in Manila Film Fest got an “A” grade from evaluation board

Lone musical in Manila Film Fest got an “A” grade from evaluation board

ANG Larawan, the lone musical entry in this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival, received a grade of “A” from the Cinema Evaluation Board. The musical written by National Artist for Theater Rolando Tinio and composed by Ryan Cayabyab is the only film this year wherein all eleven CEB members who previewed it gave the highest grade. The CEB summation stated, […]

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Paskong Pinoy Medley (57 minutes)

Paskong Pinoy Medley (57 minutes)

Luv this medley   Music Video © YouTUBE

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Rock band Franco brings back music to the hearts of the Maranaos during a solidarity caravan of Coca-Cola Philippines at the Saguiaran Gym, one of the largest evacuation centers around Marawi City.

Music finds its way back to Marawi through Coke Studio

MUSIC will once again be heard in the streets of Marawi City and in the hearts of Maranaos as the government and members of the private sector work hand-in-hand to rebuild the city, its communities, and homes. In support of various rebuilding efforts, Coca-Cola Philippines, through Coke Studio; spearheaded a hydration drive in evacuation camps, including the Maria Cristina Evacuation […]

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PH dance major wins in Malaysia

PH dance major wins in Malaysia

OLIVIA Bugayong, a third year dance student from the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, recently won the bronze medal in the senior category of the second Malaysian International Ballet Grand Prix. The competition, which ran from November 26 to 30, was divided into three stages — preliminary, eliminations and final. Participants were judged based on both classical repertoire (80%) […]

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Arnel Pineda rocks old Los Angeles downtown theater

AS SOON he entered the stage, Journey frontman Arnel Pineda made it clear to the mostly Filipino American crowd who came to his show that it was going to be a night of rock and roll. Pineda opened his act with his rendition of Kansas’ Carry On My Wayward Son. From then on, the historic Palace Theatre reverberated to the […]

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Death vaccine?

Death vaccine?

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Bing Crosby’s “It’s Beginning To Look Like Christmas”

It snowing again in Houston after a decade and when I saw the snow flakes today, this song came in my mind….   Music Video © YouTUBE

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Miss Zambia Isabel Chikoti tries the national costume created for her by Filipino designer Carl Andrada at the dressing of Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas during the 2017 Miss Universe pageant. Photo © Tony Garcia

Pinoy designer gets a crack at Ms. Universe

A BUDDING Filipino fashion designer from Los Angeles had the opportunity to show off his creativity in the runway of the recently concluded Ms. Universe 2017 pageant held in Las Vegas. Carl Andrada’s design, which was worn by Miss Zambia Isabel Chikoti, didn’t make it to the top 10 best national costumes. It was Miss Japan Momoko Abe who won […]

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Award winning film “Maestra” set to be shown on selected theaters

Award winning film “Maestra” set to be shown on selected theaters

MAESTRA, an award-winning film which pays tribute to teachers as modern-day heroes, will be shown at Cine Lokal in eight SM cinemas — Megamall, Mall of Asia, North Edsa, Southmall, Manila, Sta. Mesa, Fairview and Bacoor — starting Friday. The film, directed by Lemuel Lorca, features three generations of courageous teachers who will share significant lessons in life as they […]

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Old South Border poster Image © by Abner Galino

South Border “originals” to hold reunion concert in Los Angeles

MORE than a decade ago, South Border — the band behind the infinite love song “Kahit Kailan,” bade goodbye to its two vocalists Vince Alaras and Duncan Ramos after which the rest of the band migrated to the United States. The band members had to leave the “South Border” in the Philippines even when most of them remained engaged with […]

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Ballet Philippines takes on The Nutcracker but with added Filipino flavor

Ballet Philippines takes on The Nutcracker but with added Filipino flavor

THIS month, Ballet Philippines, the country’s preeminent classical and contemporary dance company, takes on the timeless Christmas ballet The Nutcracker and sets it apart by adding its own unique Filipino flavor. The show runs from December 1 to 3 and from 8 to 10 at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Fridays – 8 p.m., Saturdays – 2 p.m. and 7 […]

Belle Kay Loyola’s Dalit” ruled the Negros Island Film Festival

Belle Kay Loyola’s Dalit” ruled the Negros Island Film Festival

BELLE Kay Loyola‘s short film Dalit (Poison) on Wednesday ruled the open category of the inaugural Sine Negrense: Negros Island Film Festival awards night held at SM City Bacolod Cinema 4. Dalit, which tells the story of a man who has healing abilities and how these affect his personal life, won Best Film, Best Director for Loyola, Best Production Design […]

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Last round of Philippine-Spanish indie concerts set on Saturday

Last round of Philippine-Spanish indie concerts set on Saturday

INDIE bands Manel and Sleep Kitchen take center stage for the last round of Philippine-Spanish indie concerts Posporo(s) 2017 at 20:20 Bar in Makati City on November 25. Organized by the Embassy of Spain and the Instituto Cervantes de Manila with the support of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Posporo(s) is a series of concerts featuring […]

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Filipino actor Mon Confiado poses with Stateside co-star American actress Olivia Hultgren during a cocktail party shortly after the movie’s screening. Photo ©  Abner Galino

“Stateside” see its first screening in Los Angeles

CHALLENGING is an understatement when used to describe producing a film here in Los Angeles where, as we all know, the legendary Hollywood is situated. So, more than a year after the makers, the crew and the cast of the movie “Stateside” held a press conference to announce the then impending screening of their movie, it was only last November […]

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BenildeFilm alumnus wins C1 Originals Best Short Film

BenildeFilm alumnus wins C1 Originals Best Short Film

CARL Chavez’s Sorry for the Inconvenience bagged the Best Short Film award at the Cinema One Originals 2017 awards night held last November 19 at the Dolphy Theater in Quezon City. The short film tells the story of Joshua (Ronwaldo Martin), a timid teenager who comes home one night after being beaten up by a bully in school. With revenge […]

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Playful but dangerous Kim Jong-un

Playful but dangerous Kim Jong-un

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Award-winning Benilde film competes at Salamindanaw Asian filmfest

Award-winning Benilde film competes at Salamindanaw Asian filmfest

TIM Rone Villanueva’s dark comedy Santa Nena! slugs it out with 12 other short films in the Philippine shorts competition of the fifth Salamindanaw Asian Film Festival in General Santos City. Villanueva’s thesis film at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde will compete with Aliens Ata by Glenn Barit, Contestant #4 by Jared Joven and Kaj Palanca, Daluhong by […]

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Two Far Eastern University short films vie for Viddsee Juree Awards

Two Far Eastern University short films vie for Viddsee Juree Awards

JOSEL Fajardo’s Caterwaul and Ralph Quincena’s Dungaw are among the ten short films competing for the Gold and Silver Prizes of the Viddsee Juree Awards. Fajardo and Quincena worked with their fellow communication students at the Far Eastern University in completing their films. They are also both part of the FEU Film Society. In Caterwaul, deep secrets come to light […]

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Fernando Poe Jr.’s “Doon Lang”

I love this FPJ version of a classic song.  Music Video © YouTUBE

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The Suerte team

Benilde film Suerte tries its luck in Singapore

AFTER competing in the Wide Angle category of the Busan International Film Festival last October, Carlo Fajarda’s short film Suerte will vie for awards next in the Southeast Asian short film competition of the 28th Singapore International Film Festival. Suerte, which means luck in Filipino and was used as a name of a street in the film, follows two amateur […]

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