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Those crazy Coco B. nights

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PAPER DOLLS doing “Rhythm of Life” from the musical “Sweet Charity.” Xaviera Petell, Micky Tanaka in shades, Benny Gamboa, Boots Babooshka seated with Klakling and Fanny Serrano

I remember very well that it was June 1977 that fashion designer Ernest Santiago jolted Manila with the opening of Coco Banana, a disco club in the heart of the Malate district where many bohemians converged.

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

Lost in the neighborhood


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“LOOKING for the OldNeighbors” ART BY GCF, 2010

When World War II was over, my father decided we weren’t going back to Quiapo. We had property in Malate, where used to stand a screen-covered chalet being rented from us by an old American lady named Mrs. Grove. (She kept a canary like ours on her porch.) But now it was a war casualty, a rubble.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

My memories of Manila


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I received a most welcome e-mail recently. It had nothing to do with current events or the state of the nation. Or did it?

Posted: August 11th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

They still call it Penguin

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MURAL painting at the bar

Back in the ’80s, nightlife in Manila was centered around the Remedios Circle area. The café society crowd would enjoy dining and talking at Café Adriatico, while those who preferred drinking while listening to a DJ playing records would walk over next door to Hard Rock Café.

Posted: March 24th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Censored in the temple of the Lord: Who is Carlos Celdran, really?

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Two years ago, on a late afternoon, tour operator and performance artist Carlos Celdran was arrested for reportedly interrupting Mass in Manila Cathedral to stage a protest against priests and bishops interfering with the passage of the Reproductive Health Bill.

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

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