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Jukebox musical brings ‘70s nostalgia on stage

The younger generation may know APO Hiking Society through the modern remakes of their hits. But what if their classic songs become the backbone of a story that is set back in time but still holds true today? That amount of nostalgia and intrigue is exactly what 9Works Theatrical and …

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‘Til we dance again

CARLA BIANCA RAVANES-HIGHAM I never quite understood the term “life of the party” until I met Tita Melody “Beth” Cruz in 2011. My mom and I first encountered Tita Melody — as we fondly called her — and her brother Tito Jeff at a Zumba Dance Class in our small …

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SM Foundation receives Anvil for PR excellence

For its Annual Report, SM Foundation was presented with an Anvil by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) under the Public Relations Tools category during the organization’s 54th Anvil Awards held on January 30 at the Grand Ballroom of the Marriott Hotel in Resorts World Manila. The award …

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In the Blood

THE street cats screech to signal Miguel’s arrival home half an hour past midnight. Not his latest appearance, but still unacceptable. My younger son Paulo sits next to me on the living room sofa, poring over a science textbook with half-shut eyes. It had been a busy day for him. …

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More about (the) King

Distinguished lawyer Francisco “King” Rodrigo, Jr. is the son of the late revered senator Soc Rodrigo, who is credited as the very first showbiz personality to successfully and effectively crossover to public service. Atty. King, as he is often called, completed his Bachelor of Science in 1960 at the Ateneo …

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Boots’ bio

Boots Anson Roa – Rodrigo has maximized her potentials through education, media and public service. A product of the University of the Philippines Speech and Drama Department, she has pursued various courses in developmental programs, journalism, public and media relations and film and television production locally and in the US …

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‘Now and forever’

“It will be our 60th ‘month-sary on June 14,” quipped lawyer King Rodrigo as he jovially joined his celebrity wife, the respected actress Boots Anson Roa, for a catch-up with her longtime showbiz friends. “Actually, he’ll be turning 80 on our fifth wedding anniversary. Five years already — can you …

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Panagbenga is ‘blooming forward’

By CHRISTINA ALPAD, TMT February 08, 2019 BAGUIO CITY: Children dancing in their colorful flower-power costumes. Elementary students with the Drum and Lyre Corps beating away on percussion. And of course, a gigantic crowd in awe of the colorful spectacle. With sights and sounds like these, there can be no …

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Where Filipino travelers went for Chinese New Year

By The Manila Times February 08, 2019 Certainly one of the most well traveled people, Filipinos are only too happy to jet off at a new destination,whatever the occasion may be. This week’s Chinese New Year welcome was no exception as most Filipinos chose to fly abroad to ring in …

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NPDC hosts National Arts Month 2019’s Sayaw Pinoy

The National Parks Development Committee (NPDC), led by its executive director, Penelope Belmonte, spearheads the National Commission for Culture and the Arts’ (NCCA) National Arts Month (NAM) 2019 Sayaw Pinoy festive kick off launch at the Open Air Auditorium, Rizal Park today. The Sayaw Pinoy 2019 launch will organize free …

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