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Cesar Montano’s Nilalang to play in LA Pinoy film festival

NILALANG, a 2015 Filipino-Japanese horror movie that starred Cesar Montano, Meg Imperial, Yam Concepcion and the provocative Japanese adult film star Maria Ozawa has been selected to play in the three-day Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF) on October 7, 8 and 9, 2016. Nilalang’s director Pedring Lopez who was present during the LAPIFF press conference in Carson City […]

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Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria take FASO show to climax

TO be sexy, bubbly and sophisticated, all at once on stage, requires more than talent. In other words, not an easy feat — except if one is endowed with a face (which is a toss between a teenager and a full-blown woman) and a charisma such that of Anna Maria Perez de Tagle. Escorted to the stage by no other […]

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Filipino American Symphony Orchestra set to play in Glendale on Saturday

BROADWAY actress, teen drum prodigy among special guests in FASO’s Aug. 13 concert Broadway actress Joan Almedilla, 13-year-old drum prodigy Vinnie Aguas and other outstanding Fil-Am talents are joining legendary veteran entertainer Sylvia La Torre and her singer-actress granddaughter Anna Maria Perez de Tagle as special guests of the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO) in its summer concert on Saturday, […]

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“Wings”: Ballet-Philippines’ 47th season takes flight with “Firebird and other ballets” This August 19-21

“Wings”: Ballet-Philippines’ 47th season takes flight with “Firebird and other ballets” This August 19-21

  THE country’s flagship classical and contemporary dance company opens its 47th performance season with “FIREBIRD and other ballets”. A mixed bill of contemporary and neo-classical works, the show features pieces by David Campos, Dwight Rodrigazo, and Carlo Pacis, and an all-new “Firebird”, choreographed by George Birkadze. Russian-born choreographer George Birkadze re-imagines the Russian folk tale of “The Firebird” and […]

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” The Emperor’s New Clothes” is all set to open on July 29.

” The Emperor’s New Clothes” is all set to open on July 29.

HANS Christian Andersen’s classic “The Emperor’s New Clothes” will be premiered on July 29 as the 14th Musical Theater Season of Kids Acts Philippines at the St. Scholastica’s College in Malate, Manila. The famous story is a proud offering of Kids Acts Philippines, the country’s premier children’s theater group, to schools, parents. children and the entire family. The play’s script, […]

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Pinoy talents win top award in “Olympics of performing arts” Poor boys from RP slums save team

CITY of Long Beach, CA — THE Philippine team lived up to its billing as a powerhouse group in the “Olympics of the performing arts,” — officially known as the World Championships of the Performing Arts (WCOPA) — held here in the city of Long Beach in California, USA. The Philippine team won the competition’s senior division highest award dubbed […]

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Six Filipino New Cinema finalists announced for the World Premieres Film Festival set

Six Filipino New Cinema finalists announced for the World Premieres Film Festival set

THE Film Development Council Philippines in cooperation with the Cinematheque Centre Manila proudly present the third World Premieres Film Festival (WPFF) slated from June 29 to July 10, 2016. The FILIPINO NEW CINEMA section of the Festival is focused on celebrating Filipino filmmaking talent in the country. The Filipino New Cinema section will bring contemporary Filipino films to cinema screens […]

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Al Gatmaitan heralds newer and bolder steps to welcome his 20th year career

Al Gatmaitan heralds newer and bolder steps to welcome his 20th year career

EVERY artist have dreams to pursue, but it is how one conquers those dreams that make a difference. Over the last couple of months, noted award-winning actor and classical / crossover artist AL Gatmaitan was quietly working on a dream project to further hone his craft in music and theater. To further widen his horizons, Al Gatmaitan embarked on a […]

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PETA’s hit musical ‘Rak of Aegis’ returns for the 5th time, with 82 shows

PETA’s hit musical ‘Rak of Aegis’ returns for the 5th time, with 82 shows

THE Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) blockbuster comedy-musical “Rak of Aegis” returns on stage for the 5th time, with 82 shows or a heart-stopping 10 shows per week, from June 17 to Aug. 28, 2016. The smash hit “Rak of Aegis” has already had 206 shows since it opened in 2014, making it one of the longest-running PETA shows. PETA officials […]

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Dance companies mount festival, stage ‘Giselle’ for Tita Radaic

Dance companies mount festival, stage ‘Giselle’ for Tita Radaic

THREE of the Philippines’ top-tiered professional ballet companies have united their skills, prowess, and expertise to mount an unprecedented dance festival formally known as “DANCE.MNL: the Philippine dance festival” from June 14 to June 26. DANCE.MNL is to become a biennial event with the objective of highlighting unity among various Filipino dance companies and celebrating the Filipino dance community. Supported […]

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2016 French Film Fest fêtes Jaclyn Jose, Cannes Best Actress

A RADIANT Jaclyn Jose, the 2016 Cannes Film Festival Best Actress awardee, walked down the red carpet rolled out in her honor to mark the start of the 2016 French Film Festival in the Philippines on June 8. French Ambassador to the Philippines Thierry Mathou and his wife led the French delegation in welcoming Jose, the first Cannes Best Actress […]

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Banaue Miclat-Janssen celebrates 25th year with directorial debut

AS a prelude to the forthcoming silver linings in the arts of multi-talented artist Banaue  Miclat-Janssen next year, the stage is all set for her directorial debut for the UP Playwrights’ Theater production of Linda Faigao-Hall’s “THE FEMALE HEART.” The play shall open on July 1 and will run until July 10, 2016 at the Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater, University […]

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

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 features Jenny De Vera, Iqui […]

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

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 in Carson City Wednesday. Two […]

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

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 pride among Filipino-Americans and to […]

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Actress Jaclyn Jose, Best Actress award winner for her role in the film "Ma' Rosa", reacts on stage next to her daughter actress Andi Eigenmann during the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes. Photo by Eric Gaillard, Reuters

Veteran Filipina actress Jaclyn Jose wins best actress at Cannes

MANILA (UPDATED) – Filipina Jaclyn Jose won the best actress award at this year’s Cannes film festival for her role in Brillante Mendoza’s film, “Ma’ Rosa.” “I’m at a loss for words! I am so surprised and moved. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to all the Jury members. I thank the director Brillante Mendoza, whose instructions I […]

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ARTIST PLAYGROUND’S SECOND SEASON SET TO OPEN  WITH “HAPPINESS IS A PEARL” ON JUNE 9   

ARTIST PLAYGROUND’S SECOND SEASON SET TO OPEN WITH “HAPPINESS IS A PEARL” ON JUNE 9  

    What Can You Do For Love ????? “Happiness is a Pearl,” an original play penned by Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature Hall of Famer Rody Vera is all set to open on June 9 at the 1701 The Little Room Upstairs located at Landsdale Tower, Mother Ignacia Street. Quezon City. The play shall run until July 3, […]

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Charter Spectrum TV carries ABS-CBN International’s Lifestyle Network into TFC package

Charter Spectrum TV carries ABS-CBN International’s Lifestyle Network into TFC package

THE ABS-CBN International’s Lifestyle Network has been launched recently on Charter’s Spectrum TV, a leading provider of in-language television programming in the United States. Held at Out of Asia, a Filipino-owned antique furniture shop in Los Angeles, the modest launch was hosted by three-time Emmy nominated Filipino-American producer-turned-host Marc Anthony Nicolas and Keesa Ocampo, ABS-CBN International’s corporate affairs officer.   […]

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Ric Segreto’s Stay

                          Banal ang mga awit ni Ric Segreto     Music video © YouTUBE

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

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 guitar) and Von Aiki (male […]

Multi-awarded actor and director Roeder Camanag

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 John Gillespie and its Filipino […]

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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 in the unveiling of his […]

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Rosas ng Digma ni Jaybee

Rosas ng Digma ni Jaybee

                                Si Jaybee isang ordinaryong nilalang na may maayos na tinig….sapul tayo sa awit niyang ito….   Music video ©YouTube    

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

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 on March 20. Two promising […]

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Oscar Winners 2016 Include ‘Spotlight,’ Leonardo DiCaprio And Brie Larson

Oscar Winners 2016 Include ‘Spotlight,’ Leonardo DiCaprio And Brie Larson

And the Oscar goes to… If you are reading this it means awards season is closed to or officially over. So let’s take a deep breath. We made it. Yes, the Oscars mark the end of awards season and it’s sure to be quite the night. Chris Rock returns as host and is sure to give Hollywood what’s coming to […]

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