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The Voice ends latest season sans coaches, live audience
by Leah Salterio - June 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Everything had to be inevitably adjusted, if not cancelled or changed, with the worldwide outbreak of the COVID 19 pandemic. For the first time in the history of The Voice, the reality talent competition had to tape...
Shiela marks 25th year
by Leah Salterio - July 3, 2019 - 12:00am
The toast of Philippine musical theater, Shiela Valderrama-Martinez, marks her 25th illustrious year in the industry with several projects lined up for her.
Shiela busy with musical theater
by Leah Salterio - June 21, 2018 - 12:00am
After doing theater musicals, a year-long teleserye, performances onstage here and abroad and several concert tours, singer-actress Shiela Valderrama-Martinez remains pre-occupied for the next half of 2018, that...
The multi-faceted Harry Connick Jr.
by Leah Salterio - May 4, 2017 - 12:00am
Movies are few and far between for Harry Connick Jr. He seldom stages live concerts, too. So when the reality talent show, Americal Idol, aired its final season last year, many thought that one of the show’s...
For Freestyle, change is good
by Leah Salterio - April 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Two decades after Freestyle stormed the local music scene and charted such unforgettable hits as Before I Let You Go, This Time and So Slow, the band is still very much around and remains very much active. Yes, despite...
Odette’s music is timeless
by Leah Salterio - January 13, 2017 - 12:00am
She was in high school when she realized she wanted to become a songwriter. It didn’t take long before the beautiful words and melodies she started stringing together were heard on the airlanes, sung and recorded...
Gerald nabitin, gusto uling makasama si Arci
by Leah Salterio - March 11, 2016 - 9:00am
Masasabing malaking sugal para sa Star Cine­ma ang first-time pairing nila Gerald Anderson at Arci Muñoz sa big screen. Unproven at untested ang dalawa na pagsamahin sa isang pelikula.
Annie sings to stay young
by Leah Salterio - October 3, 2014 - 12:00am
“Music is my life and passion.”
Film review: She’s the One So real, so believable
by Leah Salterio - November 3, 2013 - 12:00am
Falling in love with your best friend is not a far-fetched idea or situation. Hence, the plot of Star Cinema’s latest offering, She’s the One, is so believable and so real that yes, it can happen to...
Jeepney Jackpot: The only game show on wheels
by Leah Salterio - January 12, 2013 - 12:00am
Although TV5 has shows which became known and popular through international franchises (like Who Wants To Be a Millionaire, Million Peso Money Drop and The Amazing Race Philippines), the network also prides itself...
Wedding reunites Assunta with family
by Leah Salterio - March 16, 2004 - 12:00am
Actress Assunta de Rossi’s wish for her immediate family to be "complete" on her wedding day, was fulfilled last Sunday night, when she exchanged "I do’s" with Negros Occidental First...
Lea Salonga and Rob Chien: When love takes center stage
by Leah Salterio - February 17, 2004 - 12:00am
When multi-awarded Broadway star Lea Salonga wed Robert Chien last Jan. 10 in Los Angeles, she put love on center stage and kept everything else in the sidelines. To Lea, her altar date was the most important event...
An overdose of laughter
by Leah Salterio - December 20, 2003 - 12:00am
Just what kind of musical can one produce about making big business out of public toilets and people paying just to pee? That was perhaps the initial reaction one has upon hearing about Urinetown. Yes, it’s...
A new career for Carmi Martin
by Leah Salterio - October 25, 2003 - 12:00am
Life indeed begins at 40 for Carmi Martin. She joined showbiz when she was only 15, barely out of high school, as one of Dolphy’s "Angels." While earning her keep from TV and the movies, Carmi made...
Assunta: So what’s wrong with Jules?
by Leah Salterio - September 2, 2003 - 12:00am
Assunta de Rossi does not mince words when it comes to the detractors of her husband, Negros Occidental Rep. Jules Ledesma, who is said to be over-protective and very possessive of her. Jules reportedly visits Assunta...
Slowly but surely
by Leah Salterio - August 15, 2003 - 12:00am
Being haughty or a snob was perhaps the worst thing said about Luis Alandy. But after five years in showbiz, the 23-year-old actor is fortunate enough not to have been a victim of nasty intrigues or even the perennial...
Dina as Mama
by Leah Salterio - August 13, 2003 - 12:00am
Dina Bonnevie may be a successful actress and businesswoman, but when it comes to being a mom, Dina plays her real-life role to the hilt. A single mother to Danica, 21 and Oyo Boy, 19 – her children with comedian...
Whatever happened to Sarsi Emmanuelle?
by Leah Salterio - August 6, 2003 - 12:00am
She was one of the popular Softdrinks Beauties introduced by the late starmaker Dr. Rey de la Cruz in the ‘80s. She also went on to become the most controversial sex siren of her generation. But Sarsi Emmanuelle...
Mahal na, Mura pa!
by Leah Salterio - July 27, 2003 - 12:00am
Who would have thought that the likes of Mahal and Mura, two of the most recognizable talents on local showbiz today, would become staples of noontime TV entertainment fare? There are cruel viewers who maintain...
The ace behind ABS-CBN’s new marketing strategy
by Leah Salterio - July 26, 2003 - 12:00am
The organizational restructuring of ABS-CBN’s sales and marketing units that led to the billion-peso advertising revenues for May and June is the brainchild of the network’s senior vice president for integrated...
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