Cover StoryBy Eric S. Caruncho
Bianca King is a drama queen, and we mean that in the best possible way. Just as cream rises to the top, the 28-year-old actress has emerged as one of local television’s prime dramatic leads, after nearly a decade in the telenovela trenches.
By Carissa Villacorta
Even people who don’t believe in living happily ever after describe wedding planner and designer Lyna Larcia Calvario as a “fairy wedmother,” and not because they’ve had one too many of the wedding toasts.
By Jasmine W. Payo
He knows how a single game can turn a life around. LA Tenorio, unquestionably one of the country’s best point guards, had that game way back in sixth grade.
By Tina Arceo-Dumlao
She was destined to be an optometrist the moment she came into the world, thanks to her father and paternal grandfather.
By Marlet D. Salazar
At 78, Virginia Romero has seen quite a few battles in life, but her latest still rekindles the passion of her younger years.
CyberMaxBy Tatin Yang
With the start of another schoolyear lurking in the next corner, what else can you do but savor the last days of summer?
DESTINATIONSBy Pennie Azarcon-dela Cruz
Bali has often been described as Paradise Found, and when we first visited in 1997, the island was all that. One of the stickiest images I took from that time was the sight of prepubescent boys and girls bathing naked in the river, unmindful of the gawking tourists in the passing buses overhead. The laughter was pure mirth while the frolicking recalled the rough and tumble childhood games of a more innocent era.
MenuBy Margaux Salcedo
There are two ways to attack a buffet. There’s the standard way: just go down the line from soup to salads to cold plates to hot plates to dessert. (Booooo-ring!)
Ex LibrisBy Ruel S. De Vera
For someone who traffics heavily in the realm of love lives, Marcelo Santos III rues the fact that he doesn’t have much of one. The 22-year-old first-time novelist and online video sensation says he doesn’t have time for romance, no matter that his surprise best-seller is titled “Para sa Hopeless Romantic.”
SOUND AFFECTSBy Eric S. Caruncho
Kalayo has variously been described as playing “experimental,” “contemporary,” “folk,” “fusion,” “world” and “roots” music, but “music without borders” is probably a better description.
My Chair RocksBy Conchita C. Razon
Do you have election hangover? I do. Have the campaign posters, placards and other campaign eyesores been pulled down? The victors may be too busy celebrating, and perhaps the losers couldn’t care less. They all should lend MMDA a helping hand, don’t you think?