By Anne A. Jambora
Losing weight is perhaps one of the most difficult personal goals to achieve for most people. The long days and nights of deprivation are enough to drive anyone crawling helplessly back to the fridge. Because no matter the marketing campaigns of diets that are supposed to make you feel full the entire day, the truth is you will feel devastatingly famished, deprived and eventually cranky.
The Aliw Awards, celebrating its 25th year, will have its awards night on Nov. 26, 7 p.m., at the Manila Hotel. This year’s edition honors productions and performances in Filipino theater and live entertainment for the period Oct. 1, 2011 to Sept. 30, 2012. Frank Rivera and Sonny Valencia head Aliw’s screening committee.
By Pam Pastor
There’s something magical about the pen Chris Martinez wields. This screenwriter/director has managed to create some of the most memorable Filipino films in the past years, including “100,” “Kimmy Dora,” “Here Comes The Bride” and “Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank.”
By Walter Ang
TV and film comedy actress Eugene Domingo (“Kimmy Dora”) will portray Bona, the role immortalized by Nora Aunor in the original Lino Brocka film, in Philippine Education Theater Association’s (Peta) stage adaptation, “Bona.”
By Pam Pastor
Ang sarap ng buhay ni Dora,” Eugene Domingo said. “Gigising lang siya, kakain siya ng carbs on carbs on carbs on carbs, magbibihis lang siya ng baliw, tapos may boyfriend!”