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Topper Fabregas transitions from actor to director

TOPPER Fabregas

A woman with her back against the wall curses the heavens as she slowly falls to her knees. A man punches the wall and flips over the dining table.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Theater | Read More »

No heavy traffic could stop fans from watching this gig

KURT Schneider, Sam Tsui, Jason Pitts. INQSnap this page (not just the logo) to listen to Kurt and Sam’s song for their Filipino fans. PHOTOS BY BYRON HIPOLITO

The horrendous traffic during Thursday’s heavy downpour didn’t stop fans of Sam Tsui and Kurt Hugo Schneider from storming the SMX Convention Center for the second of the duo’s two-night concerts in Manila.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

NY production of ‘Noli Me Tangere: The Opera’ comes to Manila

AROUND 80 actors divided into two alternate groups are expected to be part of “Noli Me Tangere: The Opera” when it opens in September at Resorts World Manila’s Newport Performing Arts Theater

“Cancel it,” costume and set designer Jerry Sibal recalls telling philanthropist Loida Nicolas Lewis, four months before the New York staging of “Noli Me Tangere: The Opera.”

Posted: May 24th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Theater | Read More »

Mystery in new interactive game

PLAYERS are given 45 minutes to escape the room, solving a number of puzzles in the process

Before us, 14 groups tried but failed to escape from Runtertainment Inc.’s latest game, Breakout Philippines. That was the idea constantly running in our head as Runtertainment managing director Angelo Cruz directed us toward Adarna’s Lair—one of two theme rooms inspired by the room escape concept game “Takagism.”

Posted: May 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »

She found health and a new mission in her mother’s garden


Therese Jison was busy reading her telex (the forerunner of today’s e-mail) when a familiar pain struck her. She woke up her husband, and asked him to rush her to the hospital. He did, wearing his pants inside out, as he saw one side of Therese’s face droop.

Posted: May 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle,Travel | Read More »