Jason Mraz: The artist, his music and a promise fulfilled to Filipino fans
MANILA, Philippines – To me, Jason Mraz is that artist whose music always claimed half a gigabyte of my iPod's memory. I have almost all of his songs and videos saved on my iPod because a lot of his tunes defined the first decade of my post-college life.
Music review: Filipino and Japanese musical artistry and all that jazz
Who'd have thought that Filipino musicians were considered a driving force in spreading jazz music in Asia? But they are, and their contribution to the genre's appreciation is deemed even more compelling than that of free radio. This was a bit of ...
Zendee joins music fest of YouTube wonders
At that time, Mraz's return to the Philippines was still being cooked up, but they already told Zendee they want her to be the opening act. Zendee has since been signed up by Warner Music Philippines and released a debut album titled I Believe. During ...
Cool Filipino music for some hot issues
For 1980s rocker Lou Bonnevie, there's no better medium than music to promote an advocacy or raise awareness of pressing issues. For 13 years now, Bonnevie has been mounting free concerts to help educate people, especially the youth, on various ...
Food happenings: Filipino-American street fair promises good food, music, games
The Daily News Journal
Besides the colorful parade at the Square, the celebration of Santacruzan 2013 will include a street fair that will allow the community to have a taste of Filipino and Asian cuisine, as well as exhibits, games, live music, singing, and folk dancing.
'Sa Wakas'–nothing less than a prototype for the Filipino jukebox musical
For the record, “Sa Wakas” is not the first Pinoy jukebox musical. That distinction goes to Tanghalang Pilipino's “EJ: Ang Pinagdaanang Buhay nina Evelio Javier at Edgar Jopson,” which used the songbook of the seminal rock band The Dawn to retell, in a ...
SF Weekly (blog)
Guitarist Karl Evangelista on Exploring the Filipino Avant-Garde
SF Weekly (blog)
Evangelista performs his piece Taglish, exploring Filipino-American culture, at the Red Poppy Art House on Friday, along with Wong and some other jazz stalwarts. He spoke with us about the improvisational element in Filipino music, how his political ...
Vocal performance student discovers lost Filipino love songs
Golden Gate Xpress
“I'd say it's just as rare as classical music is in general,” said Larsen. “Not everybody really recognizes classical music, or even the sub-genres of each classical music repertoire, so to go beyond that to something ethnic… It's Filipino, it's ...
'Stars of Philippine Ballet' at Aliw Theater
Also to be performed for the first time here is George Balanchine's “Who Cares?” set to the music of George Gershwin, featuring Dance Theatre of Tennessee's Drake and Williamson. Both Lisa and Barroso are particularly proud that “Stars of Philippine ...
Cannes Film Review: 'Death March'
On April 9, 1942, after the end of the three-month Battle of Bataan in the Philippines, Japanese officials forced some 60,000 Filipino soldiers and 15,000 American soldiers on a 65-mile trek to Camp O'Donnell (a closing title here states that at least ...