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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Curtain Call: M Butterfly

09/29/2018 09:42:39 AM

It was another time for another run in Manila for one of the most resounding names in theater's running history as M Butterfly hit the stages of Maybank Performing Arts Theater in Bonifacio Global City. Inspired by Giaccomo Puccini's opera, the two-act play is loosely based on events surrounding a 1986 espionage trial about a my serious Chinese opera singer and a French Diplomat.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The Fete de la Musique 2018 Experience

07/19/2018 03:19:53 PM

It's that time of the year again. The fans are flocking the bars of Makati, hearing live music for free and booze is quite virtually unlimited everywhere. And good times are rolling from afternoon 'til dawn. 

For those who aren't much aware, the third Saturday of June has been set for the annual music extravaganza called Fete de la Musique. And now on its 24th year, FDLM in the Philippines are on its largest self yet with 39 stages situated around Makati City on 23 June 2018, plus another set of main stages slated around Intarmuros, Laguna, and Baguio by the following week. 

And just like what I did in 2017, yours truly took an entire afternoon and evening to hover the city, talk to some of my affiliates in the scene, and witness some of the acts rock the stage and let the spectators be amazed.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018


09/26/2018 04:38:00PM

Author's note: attached hereby is the press release regarding the upcoming performance art "GINUGUNITA KITA" to be held on this Wednesday evening at the refurbished and historic FEU Auditorium. The staging coincides with the culmination of the art exhibit featuring 18 art works from inside the gallery organized by The Maningning Miclat Art Foundation Inc.

PlayBack: Truefaith - Sentimental (album)

07/19/2018 03:48:56 PM

It was a product that fans are waiting for too long. Finally, after nearly a decade, pop-rock band TrueFaith has released its new album containing newly-minted original songs and at the same time, potential hits.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Julie Anne San Jose releases Breakthrough album

08/29/2018 02:05:52 PM

It was the past month of July when known singer Julie Anne San Jose proudly released her top and first album under Universal Records called Breakthrough. 

Monday, September 24, 2018

The Rundown Slam: PWR Live: Way Of The Champion

08/29/2018 12:37:58 PM

It's probably stupid to write a review of a live show a month after, right? But pardon as so many shenanigans have kept from from writing a lot for the pas few weeks (hey, we even got flooded here). But shrugging off excuses, let's roll with WOTC and Renaissance. 

Sunday, September 23, 2018

The Rundown Slam: MWF Republika

07/18/2018 01:23:38 AM

Manila Wrestling Federation's latest event focused on three key stories: the seven sets of clashes to complete the elite eight competitors for the MWF Championship, finishing the unfinished business between Ho Ho Lun and Robin Sane, and (believe it or not) the growing global presence of Gus Queens.

Curtain Call: BINONDO, A Tsinoy Musical

08/09/2018 11:04:36 PM

BINONDO appears to be another kind of love-in-the-odds story where the obvious ultra-conservative cultural differences has hampering lovers, and we don't mean those usual parents-are-against-his/her-lover approach here, but of also how historical events such as Industrial Revolution and Martial Law has sting the characters and swing everyone's fate elsewhere.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Guji to launch music video for "Be Alright"

09/18/2018 02:39:38 PM 

Originals Only (OO) is set to launch Guji Lorenzana's music video for a cause this September – that is to fight against cancer.

The known actor and singer-songwriter will unveil the music video for “Be Alright,” a song Guji wrote and performed in aim to provide comfort and hope for the affected people of this deadly disease. The song was also made as Guji's tribute to his mother, who recently passed away to cervical cancer. 

Friday, September 21, 2018

PhilPop Reveals 30 Semifinalist Interpreters

09/18/2018 05:46:45 PM

Barely two months from the initial reveal, PhilPop has announced its roster of interpreters for the 2018 edition of the Philippine Pop Music Festival. And with the theme “Music. Powered by Pinoys,” the foundation keeps on growing to defy expectations by championing homegrown talents from various music genres and diverse backgrounds.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Alaala ng B-Side

09/17/2018 09:52:37 PM

Isa ang B-Side sa mga lugar na minahal at kinamuhian ko. Well, minahal dahil sa atmosphere ng lugar na 'to. Basta may mga ganap, mala-The Rock ang electricity ng peg nila. Talaga namang tinatao sa halos bawat sulok, at ang wild, pare.  

Friday, September 14, 2018

Samsung launches Galaxy Note9 with three brand ambassadors

08/28/2018 10:12:15 PM

Samsung Philippines launched its newest flagship product, the Samsung Galaxy Note9 on Tuesday, 14 August 2018, at the Marriott Grand Ballroom Hotel in Newport, Pasay City. The tech giant also unveiled its newest brand ambassadors Heart Evangelista-Escudero, Nico Bolzico, and Erwan Heussaff.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

PhilPop announces 30 semifinalists; Top 10 to be revealed soon

07/31/2018 11:01:24 AM

(Erratum: it is Top 30 OSR and Interpreter's Reveal, not Top 10. Apologies for the initial post.)

After missing 2017, PhilPop Music Festival is back this year with a bang.