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McFadden raring to do solo shows in Philippine
by Gil Villa - November 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Singer-songwriter Brian McFadden, a fan-favorite owing to his past stint as original member of Irish boy group Westlife, expressed extra thrill at coming back to the Philippines to do what will be his first solo...
Meet Lennon impersonator
by Gil Villa - October 21, 2019 - 12:00am
It is quite a challenge to impersonate John Lennon, look as nearly as how he was, and sing almost exactly as he did.
Investors return for Final Pitch season 4
by Gil Villa - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Repeat clients can only be the result of good service provided. Same with investors betting again their pot of gold on the same dealer’s table. There must have been some great play that went well that it earned...
HOOQ delivers classic local films for free
by Gil Villa - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Call it old-school, low quality, picture-wise, but there’s something in Pinoy classic movies that makes film buffs treat them like treasure finds. Memorable clips may be found on YouTube or passed around via...
Tony Labrusca on reading books & older women
by Gil Villa - August 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Something in the power of reading to transport one elsewhere makes Tony Labrusca engrossed with the experience in quite the same way his apparent appeal to older women does.
Good mix of serious, naughty tones for Cignal TV’s One PH
by Gil Villa - August 10, 2019 - 12:00am
The country’s acknowledged No. 1 Pay TV provider, Cignal TV, formally launched the all-Filipino news channel One PH with the intention to deliver information in both serious and light approaches, as the likes...
Tom, Carla hint at ‘near-future’ wedding
by Gil Villa - July 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Age does matter for people eyeing to end up happily ever after, especially for celebrities whose lives reside in the watchful eye of the public.
Future is bright for DreamPlay Sing Off champ
by Gil Villa - July 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Talents who top high-profile singing competitions are expected to make it big in the music scene.
Viva upbeat for Via
by Gil Villa - June 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The idea of launching a pop singer still in her early days as teenager may sound premature. Unless, it is done with a plan.
The restobar Pinoy showbands built
by Gil Villa - May 31, 2019 - 12:00am
If Cowboy Grill has the reputation of being a hangout spot to see competent showbands playing both classics and the latest craze, it is partly because of its origin rooted from a classic dine-in place admired for...
Frontman to UK-rooted local band Firefalldown making heads turn
by Gil Villa - May 14, 2019 - 12:00am
A band is a group thing and there shouldn’t be a featured member getting all the spotlight. But in most cases, reality proves to be more in favor of zeroing in on that guy with the voice, looks, personality...
Rap foursome behind Dalaga no longer indie
by Gil Villa - April 27, 2019 - 12:00am
Vocal about its roots as an underground rap act, the four-dude local group Allmo$t finds itself officially graduating from indie status after meeting the entertainment press last Monday as signed artist of a household...
Slapshock real rock solid
by Gil Villa - April 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Safe to claim that Slapshock is the longest actively performing major Filipino band with members completely intact since its formation.
Revenge of the pogi rockers
by Gil Villa - March 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Some critics may have initially found both JBK and Sponge Cola too good-looking to earn industry respect. But their unquestionable musical talents and cool attitude about it apparently paved the way to debunk the...
Back to the future with Maroon 5
by Gil Villa - March 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The opening clip from the original time travel adventure Back To The Future movie greeted the multitude of Maroon 5 fans gathered at the Mall of Asia Arena last Tuesday night.
Pinoys can’t get enough of Fra Lippo Lippi
by Gil Villa - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Perhaps it is the group’s hits or its lead singer’s voice. Or both.
Why the Moffats miss the ’90s
by Gil Villa - November 30, 2018 - 12:00am
There’s something about the ‘90s that millennials will never get to fully understand, especially that they never get to experience growing up in a changing modern world yet without social media and today’s...
Brillante to take student filmfest abroad
by Gil Villa - November 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Internationally-acclaimed movie director Brillante Mendoza naturally sees the big picture whenever he’s on board a project.
All-male battle in ASOP Finals year 7
by Gil Villa - November 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Women groups may notice but no one is likely to make a formal complaint.
Mitoy stays with his band
by Gil Villa - October 21, 2018 - 12:00am
When you have won the grand title in a TV singing contest called The Voice of the Philippines, appeared on a mainstream sitcom and collaborated with a lady named Lea Salonga, it almost follows that you are bound...
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