Edmund Silvestre
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Preparing to be Matteo’s wife?
by Edmund Silvestre - March 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Is Sarah Geronimo’s passion for cooking a preparation for her role of a lifetime as Matteo Guidicelli’s doting wife — and mom to their future children?
Ellen Page leads a brood of dysfunctional superheroes
by Edmund Silvestre - February 16, 2019 - 12:00am
With Hollywood basking in the box-office triumphs of superhero flicks such as The Avengers, Black Panther, Wonder Woman and Aquaman, Netflix is bringing to the small screen a new superhero live action series called...
A braver, bolder Jon
by Edmund Silvestre - February 10, 2019 - 12:00am
In the age of political correctness, how far can comedian Jon Santos go in spoofing not one but two of today’s most controversial political figures in the world: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and US...
One-woman play shines spotlight on depression
by Edmund Silvestre - February 1, 2019 - 12:00am
If you’re considering suicide, don’t do it. Things will get better. They may not be brilliant, but they will be better.
Manila Symphony Orchestra to feature top Fil-Am pianist
by Edmund Silvestre - January 30, 2019 - 12:00am
World-renowned Filipino-American pianist Victor Asuncion, hailed by The Washington Post for his “poised and imaginative playing,” is the special guest artist of the season finale concert of the Manila...
Ely Buendia, Itchyworms take their creativity to next level
by Edmund Silvestre - January 24, 2019 - 12:00am
What drew two of the most iconic names in Filipino rock music together to stage a major concert?
Crashing’s Season 3 back on HBO January 21
by Edmund Silvestre - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
HBO’s critically-acclaimed comedy series Crashing, which offers a behind-the-scenes peek into the world of stand-up comedy, is set to premiere its third season on Jan. 21 (Manila time). The who’s-who...
Welcome to Miss Philippines Street
by Edmund Silvestre - December 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Filipinos are known for their fixation on beauty pageants long entrenched in their culture.
A deeper meaning in her singing
by Edmund Silvestre - December 7, 2018 - 12:00am
We all know by now how much Grammy-winning R&B, pop and jazz artist Patti Austin adores the Philippines, which she first visited as a background singer for Roberta Flack in the ’70s, and later as a solo act...
Political comedy is no joke for Bubble Gang
by Edmund Silvestre - November 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The country’s undisputed gag show Bubble Gang is marking its 23rd anniversary on Nov. 23 with a telemovie special featuring the return of popular characters like Antonietta, Mr. Assimo, Tata Lino, Lebrown James...
All set for the filming of Phl’s first historical sports drama
by Edmund Silvestre - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
1936: The Islanders in Berlin will pay tribute to the Filipino hoopsters who placed fifth overall at the 11th Summer Olympics. Up to this day, it’s the highest finish of any Asian team in Olympic basketball...
A feel-good, fun ride
by Edmund Silvestre - October 25, 2018 - 12:00am
If you’re an ardent Air Supply fan, it’s hard to watch the new musical All Out of Love and not sing along to its catchy and timeless tunes sung earnestly by first-rate artists led by the irresistible...
Julius & Zen: A perfect match
by Edmund Silvestre - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Rising broadcaster Zen Hernandez is smart and intelligent and can talk about everything under the sun. But you will never hear who this certified hottie is dating because she deliberately keeps her personal life...
M. Butterfly’s enigmatic mystique lives on
by Edmund Silvestre - September 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Thirty years after its initial staging on Broadway, David Henry Hwang’s gripping Tony-winning play M. Butterfly continues to shock with its utterly absurd plot centering on espionage and betrayal, as well as...
OPM seeing a golden age again?
by Edmund Silvestre - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Both icons from distinct generations of Original Pilipino Music (OPM), Kuh Ledesma and Christian Bautista believe that OPM is enjoying a surge with the arrival of digital platform.
Ely Buendia gives El Bimbo musical two thumbs up
by Edmund Silvestre - August 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The cast and crew of Resorts World Manila’s (RWM) theater production of Ang Huling El Bimbo have every reason to be proud during their July 26 gala night attended by RWM president and CEO Kingson Sian.
Joey G having time of his life as solo artist
by Edmund Silvestre - May 24, 2018 - 12:00am
When Side A was the hottest Filipino band across the United States and Canada throughout the ‘90s and the early 2000s, we witnessed how the premier pop and R&B group packed venues in New York City and elsewhere,...
US-based Filipina artist behind League of Legends
by Edmund Silvestre - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
A number of millennials trooped to Metrowalk in Pasig City recently to meet one of the popular figures in the world of online games, a Los Angeles-based Pinay, who is a senior concept artist at Riot Games, the multi-billion...
The Lion King: Still an unparalleled theatrical achievement
by Edmund Silvestre - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s been eons since we first caught The Lion King, the hottest ticket on Broadway when it opened in 1997 and helped New York City’s Times Square morph from a red-light district into a family-friendly...
What really happened to ‘Paraluman’ in Ang Huling El Bimbo?
by Edmund Silvestre - May 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Pinoy pop rock band Eraserheads has no direct hand or creative input in the upcoming rock musical Ang Huling El Bimbo, which is told through over 30 timeless and universal songs of the most iconic Pinoy band of the...
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