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Bill Clinton to receive award for jazz advocacy

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, center right, and his wife former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center left, walk away after they attended their daughter Chelsea's Oxford University graduation ceremony held at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford, England, Saturday, May 10, 2014. Chelsea Clinton received her doctorate degree in international relations on Saturday from the prestigious British university. Her father was a Rhodes scholar at Oxford from 1968 to 1970. The graduation ceremony comes as her mother is considering a potential 2016 presidential campaign. AP

Former President Bill Clinton will get a chance to play his saxophone when the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz honors him with its Founder’s Award.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Let the good times roll


The promoter sounded worried. She was texting us about the Macklemore concert, saying that she hopes tickets would move a little faster. That was a week before the gig.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

British jazz group not exactly Incognito in Manila


Jean-Paul “Bluey” Maunick of British group Incognito knew as early as 1975 when he watched the “Thrilla in Manila” starring Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier that the Philippines would be among the countries thathe would visit and bring his music to.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Where to buy last few Bruno Mars concert tickets

GRAMMY-WINNING Bruno Mars performs on March 22 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. BRUNOMARS.COM

A friend was frantic. She desperately wants to watch the Bruno Mars concert on March 22 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena, but tickets were priced way too high for her budget.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Best of times

THURSDAY nights at Martinis Bar in Mandarin Oriental hotel in Makati are alive with the music of The Blue Rats: Mel Torre, Johnny Besa, Clare Lapuz, Gilbert Asuque, Joey Puyat, Tom Epperson and Kedy Sanchez. PHOTO BY POCHOLO CONCEPCION

What makes nightlife in Metro Manila interesting depends on one’s interest and taste, including, of course, the people that one goes out with.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »