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Toff de Venecia: ‘KC is my Dani Girl’

Toff de Venecia. PHOTO from paperless.inquirer.net

‘Art definitely has healing capabilities. It’s that realization that one must live in the now, and live life to the fullest’

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

‘Shrek the Musical’ comes to Manila

Shrek the musical. CONTRIBUTED IMAGE/Backroom

Everyone’s favorite big green Ogre and his funny friends are on their way to Manila.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

A musical that captures the quirks of sharing house

TOPOLOGY, a post-genre quintet comprised of classical musicians star in a touring musical production called Share House.

ROOMMATES are an essential part of the young adult experience. From the college dorm room, to moving in with your BFFs to cut the cost of living, to the desperate apartment hunting that you hope doesn’t end with your body being dumped in a ditch, roommates are an important life checkpoint.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Imelda the musical casting in Manila for authenticity

This image released by The O and M Co. shows Ruthie Ann Miles as Imelda Marcos in "Here Lies Love," with concept and lyrics by David Byrne, music by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, at The Public Theater in New York. Byrne, the Talking Heads frontman went to the Philippines last week to add potential names to the English-based talent pool as he gears up to present the show in London this September. AP

David Byrne has gone more than an extra mile to ensure his immersive show “Here Lies Love” about Filipino ex-first lady Imelda Marcos is as authentic as possible as it goes international: He’s just finished casting in Manila.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Theater | Read More »

New musical play revisits Filipino suffering–and heroism–in WWII

THE PLAY has a soft opening today (July 12) at SM North Edsa.

In December 1941 Japanese warplanes, after bombing Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, zoom eastward in the Pacific Ocean to bomb Baguio and Manila. Air power in the country was virtually cut off, although some young Filipino pilots valiantly challenged the superior might of the Japanese Air Force.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Theater | Read More »