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Concert marks first Filipino choral group to perform solo at the Walt Disney ...
I'm very much looking forward to performing Filipino choral music for the first time at WDCH and seeing mostly Filipinos and Filipino-Americans, who are hopefully wearing Filipiniana, filling the concert hall and being proud. For you, what have been ...

'Noli Me Tangere' Filipino opera will tell moving tale at Kennedy Center
Washington Post
The title may translate as “Touch Me Not,” but a team of intrepid producers haven't hesitated to tackle “Noli Me Tangere,” which has been called the first full-length Filipino opera composed in the Western operatic tradition. On Aug. 8 and 9, the ...


6 Bay Area hot spots for Hawaiian-style eats
2 and 3 at the San Mateo County Event Center, drawn by Hawaiian and Pacific Islander music, dance, food, arts and crafts, and cultural workshops — not to mention free admission. ... of the Russian River community, this cheery cafe opened by Honolulu ...

Local briefs: Police seek suspect after JCPenney theft
Jackson Sun
The West Tennessee Filipino-American Association will have its second Zumba Marathon fundraising event today at the LIFT Wellness Center in downtown Jackson. Registration will start at 8:45 a.m., and the event will start at 9:30 a.m.. The two-hour ...

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Postcard from Austin: Leslie Brenner takes a spin through the new tasting menu ...
Dallas Morning News (blog)
There was a laid-back scene on the street-side patio, where Qui recently started serving his Pulutan menu — Filipino-style tapas. I wasn't optimistic about our prospects: It was 7:40 on Friday night; I figured we'd wait at least an hour. But ...


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

Philippine Star

Smart teams up with Deezer for music streaming
"Music as an experience is an important facet in the lives of Filipinos and Smart knows the importance of giving access to musical content to our customers,” said Kathryn Carag, postpaid marketing head at Smart, in a press briefing held at the ...
Deezer: App for music savantsPhilippine Star
Smart boosts music streaming offeringsInquirer.net
Smart adds Deezer to portfolio of music servicesInterAksyon

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Why Lyca Gairanod's 'The Voice Kids' victory matters
My sister M., who lives in Michigan, USA, and I, on vacation in the Philippines, would watch his covers of Whitney Houston's “One Moment in Time” and Basil Valdez's “Ngayon” repeatedly on YouTube and tear up across 12 time zones. If we were to go by ...

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Manny Pacquiao - Manny Pacquiao Considers Retirement To Run For Office
The fighter and entertainer has told a Filipino radio station he plans to run for the Senate in his homeland - and that will mark the end of his incredible boxing career, during which the 35 year old has won world titles in eight different weight ...

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Third Filipino Tony winner, from humble roots
Last June, he won Broadway's biggest prize as coproducer of “A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder” (Best Musical), “A Raisin in the Sun” (Best Revival of a Play, which stars Denzel Washington) and last year, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” ...

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