Patricia P. Esteves
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‘80s nostalgia for hopeless romantics at Odette Quesada’s 40th anniversary show
by Patricia P. Esteves - September 5, 2023 - 12:00am
The jam-packed crowd at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of the Newport Resorts World during the concert of prolific singer-songwriter Odette Quesada on a stormy Friday night says it all. Not even the inclement...
Tarlac is a melting pot of artists
by Patricia P. Esteves - October 25, 2021 - 12:00am
At a time of COVID lockdown, when it’s been challenging to mount any exhibit, a group of Tarlac artists in Tarlac decided to forge ahead.
Kojie.san bares bold and brave campaign, expansion efforts
by Patricia P. Esteves - October 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Kojie.san started out as a contender in the whitening soap market in 2006. Today, it has become one of the most recognizable brands in the Philippine beauty industry.
Momoland happy with their Pinoy Merries
by Patricia P. Esteves - December 11, 2018 - 12:00am
It seems that Pinoy fans will get to see more of their favorite K-pop girl group Momoland as the nine-piece band was recently signed by Frontrow as its international ambassador.
Discovery Kids app perfect for tots
by Patricia P. Esteves - September 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Picture this: A family is eating out in a restaurant and in a jiffy, a mother brings out a mobile device for her three-year-old son.
Vertical shorts share spotlight at Cinemalaya
by Patricia P. Esteves - August 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Social media has paved for a new form of shooting films — in verticals. Our eyes are trained to watch movies in a horizontal way, but with the advent of Instagram (IG), Facebook, Twitter, wherein videos are...
’80s band Workshy to perform in Manila
by Patricia P. Esteves - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Come to think of it, we never really disbanded, we just took a hiatus because, you know, life happens, but we always get back together to create music.
Aussie chef Curtis Stone on Top Chef Junior contestants: The kids are resilient
by Patricia P. Esteves - April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
For Australian celebrity chef Curtis Stone, the new judge in Top Chef Junior, one of the most valuable lessons he learned from the young chefs in the show is how to accept and rise from defeat.
Dencio’s: Surviving the test of time
by Patricia P. Esteves - January 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Mention Dencio’s and you easily conjure mouth-watering images of  Krispy Sisig and the Sinugba, which are both the best-sellers of the two-decades-old bar and restaurant.
Love Seoul? Sokcho and Pyeongchang also beckon
by Patricia P. Esteves - September 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
South Korea’s east side offers a unique and wonderful experience.  
One more look at the Miss Universe pageant
by Patricia P. Esteves - February 5, 2017 - 12:00am
When the news was confirmed some time last year that the Philippines was finally and really – after some kinks were reported – hosting the 65th Miss Universe pageant in Manila, my colleagues at The STAR...
Ruffa ever radiant
by Patricia P. Esteves - February 3, 2017 - 12:00am
Sometime last year, no doctor could diagnose what Ruffa’s ailment was. She consulted an espiritista and found out that three lost ‘souls’ were stalking her.
Fashion designers tie up with René Mouris
by Patricia P. Esteves - December 2, 2016 - 12:00am
‘A watch says a lot about the personality of the person. It speaks of power. A watch brings out the best in your over-all look’
Experience Thailand with Mario Maurer
by Patricia P. Esteves - August 9, 2016 - 12:00am
“I’ve missed adobo. I’ve missed my co-stars in Suddenly, It’s Magic. I’ve missed my Filipino fans so much,” Thai superstar Mario Maurer gushed during a one-on-one interview with...
Filipino sketch artist shines in Finding Dory
by Patricia P. Esteves - June 16, 2016 - 12:00am
One of the riveting scenes in Finding Dory, the sequel to the Oscar-winning 2003 movie Finding Nemo, is the part when Dory and her sidekick Hank, a cranky seven-legged octopus, end up in the Kid Zone touch pool....
Fil-Am wins top prize in Fit for Fashion Season 2
by Patricia P. Esteves - March 16, 2016 - 10:00am
If Jackie came more determined to win than the rest of the contestants, it was because she wanted to prove that she could rise above her physical limits. Her journey at the show was all about taking risks.
Filipinos join Fit for Fashion Season 2
by Patricia P. Esteves - January 12, 2016 - 9:00am
Meet Jackie Zapata and Kyle Ramirez, the two Filipino contestants on Star World’s latest reality TV series Fit for Fashion Season 2.
Slapshock takes The Crown with apl
by Patricia P. Esteves - September 19, 2014 - 12:00am
Rap-metal band Slapshock expressed their excitement over the release of their second single The Crown from their international album Night Owls as it features their idol and mentor apl.de.ap of the Grammy-winning...
World Cup: Not an impossible dream
by Patricia P. Esteves - August 10, 2014 - 12:00am
Sports yes, love life on hold.
Cinemalaya ‘hits’ 10 with a bang
by Patricia P. Esteves - July 17, 2014 - 12:00am
Cinemalaya has come a long way — in the past 10 years, it has become an important venue to showcase the best in current Filipino independent cinema. It has also been the launching pad of the careers of many...
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