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Kulas #8 – “Who is next?”

Kulas #8 – “Who is next?”

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Sweeney Mae, (second from left) marketing director of South Pavilion, joins the founders of Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF) Abe Pagtama, Jush Andowitt and Fe Koons (from left to right). Others are selection committee members, media people and supporters.                 Photo © Tony Garcia

THE Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival is back and getting better

THE Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival is back for its second year and hopefully it is for the long haul. As expected from any organization slogging the learning curve, LAPIFF went through a lot of challenges, the hardest of which was, of course, the money challenge. The money challenge is so difficult, as intimated by veteran Filipino American actor […]

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Kulas #7 – “Marawi”

Kulas #7 – “Marawi”

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Kulas #6 – Justice for Kian

Kulas #6 – Justice for Kian

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“Sing us your song again: The music and legacy of Eddie Mesa”

“Sing us your song again: The music and legacy of Eddie Mesa”

THE Elvis Presley of the Philippines is Back! One of the country’s all-time most-loved singer-actors will stage his very first full concert after more than 28 years! Eddie Mesa headlines a show that will keep us rockin’ and rollin’ all night long as he takes us through the journey of his career spanning four decades. Joining him are Pilita Corrales, […]

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Kulas #5 – The tragedy of Kian

Kulas #5 – The tragedy of Kian

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Dinosaurs around the world come alive at The Mind Museum!

Dinosaurs around the world come alive at The Mind Museum!

NO OTHER creature in the animal world has captivated the imagination of humans, regardless of age, as the dinosaurs. Very soon, you will have a chance to be in the presence of these magnificent creatures. To celebrate its 5th year with a roar, The Mind Museum, supported in part by Mastercard, is hosting another international traveling exhibition entitled Dinosaurs Around the […]

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The Necessary Theatre: All set next month for Laurence Olivier Award for Best Play recipient “Blackbird”

The Necessary Theatre: All set next month for Laurence Olivier Award for Best Play recipient “Blackbird”

THEATRE veteran Bart Guingona and Mikkie Bradshaw-Volante will portray the roles of Ray and Una in the forthcoming play BLACKBIRD written by David Harrower. About the play: Una, a 27-year-old woman, comes to visit Ray, a 55-year-old man, at his office. They are clearly not comfortable in other’s company, and we soon find out why: 15 years before, when Una was […]

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Kulas #4 – Korea in turmoil

Kulas #4 – Korea in turmoil

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Kulas #3 – PH Customs Bureau on the spotlight

Kulas #3 – PH Customs Bureau on the spotlight

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” CINDERELLA ” – A children’s musical theater starts today

” CINDERELLA ” – A children’s musical theater starts today

THE 15th Musical Theatre Season offering of Kids Acts Philippines is the well-known and favorite children’s story of all time CINDERELLA. This adaptation is collaborated by the two award winning writer and musical director, LUIGI NACARO and EUGENE BELBIS, respectively. Kids Acts Philippines’ take on this famous fairytale is excitingly different from the versions that kids are used to read. The […]

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“Hey It’s Me Jamie! 30 Years. The Concert”

“Hey It’s Me Jamie! 30 Years. The Concert”

Come and join us on September 8 at 8 pm. for a wonderful evening as we celebrate 30 years of fantastic music with “Hey It’s Me Jamie! 30 Years. The Concert” at the Music Museum. Together with special guests — Pinky Amador, @pinkyamador Ito Rapadas @itorapadas_freetime , Jenine Desiderio, @j9desire Bimbo Cerrudo #bimbocerrudo , Jason Zamora, @jasonmariuszamora Joshua Zamora @therealjoshuazamora , Jona, […]

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“Discomfort Room” set to open this month

“Discomfort Room” set to open this month

MORE often than not, mental health illnesses are trivialized – to the point that it is apathetically dismissed and ignored as a mere attempt to bring an afflicted individual back on an emotional level that is more acceptable and manageable for the common man. Mental illnesses are frowned upon with a stigma which is harmful to an afflicted individual. Discomfort […]

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Kulas #2 – Who is next?

Kulas #2 – Who is next?

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Image © of the CCP-Cinemalaya 2017

PH’s Cinemalaya Film Fest opens with “Birdshot”

DIRECTOR Mikhail Red’s coming-of-age thriller “Birdshot” is the opening film of the 2017 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater). Cinemalaya 2017 organizers said the film, which will formally start on August 4, will be screened at 7 pm., right after the opening rites set at at 6 pm. “Birdshot […]

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World-class Filipino talents take the spotlight at Ballet Philippines’ “A Gala Celebration”

World-class Filipino talents take the spotlight at Ballet Philippines’ “A Gala Celebration”

CATCH The country’s preeminent ballet and contemporary dance company this August in “A Gala Celebration.” Ballet Philippines revives choreographic gems in a gala featuring Filipino stars from various international dance companies. Among the guest artists are Candice Adea (formerly of BalletMet and Hong Kong Ballet), Marcelino Libao (Hamburg Ballet), Kris-Belle Paclibar (formerly of Cirque du Soleil), Ronelson Yadao (formerly of […]

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Yolly Samson (Cinderella)’s “Paano pa kita malilimutan”

Feeling Bubble Gum….                     Music Video © YouTUBE

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Kulas #1 – Martial Law Extension?

Kulas #1 – Martial Law Extension?

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Olazo exhibit shows his legacy to young audience

AN EXHIBIT of Romulo Olazo paintings, titled “Olazo Large-Scale,” is ongoing at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. The first major exhibit organized after Olazo’s death on Aug. 18, 2015, the Olazo Large-Scale re-affirms the master’s place as “a maker and marker of grand productions,” the CCP said. Born on July, 21, 1934 in Batangas, Olazo was quickly described as […]

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2017 Cinemalaya is on Aug. 4-13

CHRIS B. Millado, Cinemalaya festival director, paid homage to the annual Cinemalaya audience and regaled the media, directors, actors, actresses, and all the people present during the press launch of the 2017 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival. Millado, who is also the vice president and artistic director of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), said: “The rainy season is upon […]

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