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First Name A New features today’s singing stars
by Carlo Orosa - February 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The untimely, sudden death of theater and live concert icon Freddie Santos last Dec. 17 was grieved by many in the entertainment industry.
Boyzone marking ‘25’ this year, disbanding with a bang!
by Carlo Orosa - August 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The hugely popular Irish boy group of the ‘90s Boyzone (Keith Duffy, Stephen Gately, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating and Shane Lynch) is celebrating 25 years this year.
How Aicelle became part of Wicked
by Carlo Orosa - February 4, 2017 - 12:00am
In a recent pageant, the question was asked, “What is the most significant change you’ve seen in the world in the last 10 years?” In surveys, the most common answer would be “the social media...
Becoming a D.O.M.
by Carlo Orosa - January 17, 2017 - 12:50am
The first time I learned about Spotlight Musical’s D.O.M. (Dirty Old Musical) was in an online ad that Robert Seña posted last year.
Eclipse Bar kicks off big band series with Mitch Valdez
by Carlo Orosa - July 28, 2016 - 12:00am
Solaire’s Eclipse Bar kicked off its big band night series with Mel Villena’s AMP Orchestra featuring veteran singer and comedienne Mitch Valdez last July 20.
Mike de Leon classic restored
by Carlo Orosa - February 26, 2016 - 9:00am
The digitally-restored Kung Mangarap Ka’t Magising, the 39-year-old Mike de Leon classic starring Christopher de Leon and Hilda Koronel (right), was recently shown at Rockwell Cinema attended by a starry audience...
Christian sets UK song release
by Carlo Orosa - December 10, 2015 - 9:00am
After conquering Southeast Asia, multi-awarded artist Christian Bautista (photo) soars to greater heights with the release of his latest single Who is She To Me in the United Kingdom.
A thrilling night with Rick Astley
by Carlo Orosa - December 9, 2015 - 9:00am
Who would have thought that the music idol of my teens would actually give me a shot to sing with him on stage ... and not just him but also with the Philippines’ Concert King Martin Nievera no less....
More added to Walk Of Fame
by Carlo Orosa - December 7, 2015 - 9:00am
On its 10th year (on Dec. 1), German ‘Kuya Germs’ Moreno’s Eastwood Walk of Fame in Eastwood City, Libis, Quezon City, drew a large crowd of admirers of recipients (top) Maine Mendoza, Jose Manalo,...
Lisa on Pinocchio’s re-staging
by Carlo Orosa - December 5, 2015 - 9:00am
A new staging of Osias Barroso’s Pinocchio just opened last Nov. 27 at the Aliw Theater and is presented by Ballet Manila. Headed by no less than our country’s Prima Ballerina Lisa Macuja-Elizalde, the...
Christian set to release new single in UK
by Carlo Orosa - November 24, 2015 - 9:00am
Asia’s Balladeer Christian Bautista (photo) will soon release his latest single, Who Is She To Me, in the United Kingdom.
Christian 1st Pinoy singer to perform at US 85-year-old outdoor
by Carlo Orosa - November 4, 2015 - 9:00am
Christian Bautista (far right) marked a musical milestone last Oct. 23 when he performed in Houston, Texas’ most prestigious open theater, The Miller Outdoor Theater (right), making him the first Filipino singer...
Martin marks 33 years with top musicians
by Carlo Orosa - October 3, 2015 - 12:00am
Martin Nievera celebrated 33 years in a major concert titled Home at the Solaire’s The Theatre with no less than some top musicians in the country.
We were all Singin’ In The Rain!
by Carlo Orosa - September 7, 2015 - 10:00am
It was literally a wet weathered day when we attended the ABS-CBN gala night for Singin’ In The Rain produced by Lunchbox Theatrical Productions and Concertus Manila at The Theatre in Solaire.
A triumphant OPM weekend
by Carlo Orosa - August 12, 2015 - 10:00am
It’s been an exciting weekend for OPM (Original Pilipino Music) with the staging of two major events.
3 on life, love & career
by Carlo Orosa - February 6, 2015 - 12:00am
As we approach Valentine’s Day and with all the shows happening in Manila, we asked these three men of the hour, synonymous to classic love songs and who will be performing together in a concert called Only...
The Beauty in Belle
by Carlo Orosa - January 23, 2015 - 12:00am
In an interview for The Philippine STAR, we asked the lovely Hilary Maiberger, who plays the female lead Belle in the Disney musical Beauty and the Beast currently playing at the Cultural Center of the...
Karylle inspires during her TedxManila talk
by Carlo Orosa - January 21, 2015 - 12:00am
Karylle (photo) gave inspiration during her talk at TEDxManila last Jan. 10 at the jam-packed Institute of Biology Auditorium of UP Diliman. Karylle spoke about the “Power of Invitatio...
Most searched OPM song on Google
by Carlo Orosa - December 31, 2014 - 12:00am
The Sam Concepcion-Tippy Dos Santos quest song Dati, penned by Thyro and Yumi, emerged as the most searched OPM song in the country. It was ranked No. 10 in the music category after artists like Magic, Taylor Swift, Idina Menzel,...
The Penthouse Live reunion: The way they were
by Carlo Orosa - December 24, 2014 - 12:00am
Not only was it a thrill to see the Concert King and Queen Martin Nievera and Pops Fernandez reunite on a concert stage last Dec. 12 at the PICC, it was even more so thrilling and nostalgic to see them...
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