Who’s up for some serious headbanging on a Tuesday night? A lot of people, apparently. Fresh from its weekend stint in Japan’s annual Summer Sonic Festival, Linkin Park stopped by Manila last Aug. 13 as part of its “Living Things” world tour. Even if the concert fell on a weeknight, thousands of fans showed up at the SM Mall of Asia Arena to watch the Grammy-winning American band rock this city hard for the second time after nearly a decade.
With the recent lifting of the ban to fly to Europe, Philippine Airlines (PAL) is making up for lost time. After announcing the move to transfer all but three of its domestic routes to sister company PAL Express, the country’s flag carrier immediately expanded its fleet.
Suddenly, all eyes are on Poland. After a week of pulsating activity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Pope Francis made the much-awaited announcement in Copacabana beach during the culminating Mass of World Youth Day 2013. The site of the next World Youth Day in 2016 is Krakow, Poland—the homeland of the soon-to-be-canonized Pope John Paul II.
There’s beer that you just chug without thought or care. Then, there’s craft beer. Craft beers are special brews produced in microbreweries. Quality and flavor are of utmost importance to makers of these beers; each concoction must be new and interesting.
After a warmup set by local band Typecast, a collective whoop signaled the triumphant return of Fall Out Boy to Smart Araneta Coliseum last Aug. 8.