Jodi Sta. Maria: Sounds Off On Career, Motherhood and Married Life
by Nathalie M. Tomada - August 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Jodi Sta. Maria is poised to return to the big screen via the upcoming thriller “Cul-De-Sac,” starring alongside Sam Milby. Her lips are sealed as to the nature of her character, but with...
Highlights, sidelights of UV Chorale concert tour in Australia
by Nathalie M. Tomada - July 30, 2008 - 12:00am
After a series of church and school performances in Sydney as well as a major concert in the popular Riverside Theater in Parramatta City, the second part of University of the Visayas Chorale’s successfully-concluded...
First of 3 Parts: Highlights, Sidelights of UV Chorale concert tour in Australia
by Nathalie M. Tomada - July 28, 2008 - 12:00am
Incredible. Wonderful. Inspiring. These were just some of the superlatives I had encountered after interviewing audiences—young and old, professionals and students,...
Of TV trends and Pinoy versions of foreign shows
by Nathalie M. Tomada - June 2, 2008 - 12:00am
You must have noticed that current deluge of Pinoy versions of foreign entertainment TV programs—from Korean dramas, American game shows, to European reality programs.
Gabby Concepcion: 'I want to give what fans want'
by Nathalie M. Tomada - May 19, 2008 - 12:00am
Gabby Concepcion surely reminded (or at least enlightened those who were too young then to remember) how much of a heartthrob the comebacking actor was and still is.
Bravo Filipino, Bravo!
by Nathalie M. Tomada - May 5, 2008 - 12:00am
We don’t have to look far and wide for musical inspirations, nor do we have to wait for a local artist to make it big internationally to recognize his talent.
Martin Nievera on 25 years of music
by Nathalie M. Tomada - April 28, 2008 - 12:00am
When Martin Nievera met the Cebu media last Saturday, he certainly wore his heart on his sleeve. He waxed sentimental over a lot of things—from a moving gesture from his audience during a concert...
Kyla keeps it wholesome, Joey serves up laughs,  PBB teen Beauty gets revealed
by Nathalie M. Tomada - April 21, 2008 - 12:00am
All of the above happened last Friday. I’ll be writing more and in detail about these artists separately, but for the meantime, allow me to share the highlights of our interviews.
Gretchen Barretto on motherhood, kissing scenes and finding forgiveness after every ‘scandal’
by Nathalie M. Tomada - April 14, 2008 - 12:00am
You know what they say about star quality? That it is indefinable. That it is mercurial. That you know it when you see it. Well, here’s one showbiz personality, who despite being only “semi-active,”...
Last of 2 Parts Peque Gallaga, the Director as Mentor
by Nathalie M. Tomada - April 7, 2008 - 12:00am
While he began his filmmaking career as an indie in the 70’s, the legendary director-writer Peque Gallaga actually started as a copywriter for a big advertising company, and eventually as an instructor...
Peque Gallaga, the Director as Mentor
by Nathalie M. Tomada - March 31, 2008 - 12:00am
Even as fresh and emerging names are seemingly taking the reins of the Philippine filmdom nowadays, the senior masters never fade away.
A Taste of Macau’s Entertainment Mix
by Nathalie M. Tomada - March 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Winter season was already winding up in Macau when some members of the Cebu media were invited by the Macau Government Tourist Office and Cathay Pacific to a familiarization tour to this pulsating bi-cultural...
A day in Makeover TV
by Nathalie M. Tomada - March 3, 2008 - 12:00am
Everybody enjoys a Cinderella story. Or the ugly-duckling-turned-beautiful-swan kind of story. I mean, how do you explain the influx of the modern retelling of these fairytales like US-made shows that...
Earth, Wind & Fire band  coming to Cebu is “original, not a hoax”
by Nathalie M. Tomada - February 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Surprise, surprise: “Cebu” in Julia Fordham’s new song
by Nathalie M. Tomada - February 18, 2008 - 12:00am
“I’ve been to Moscow, I’ve been to Glasgow, I’ve been to Fiji and Cebu…and all I want to do is be with you,” Julia Fordham’s luscious voice croons on the bouncy...
Gary V offered to star in int’l musical
by Nathalie M. Tomada - February 14, 2008 - 12:00am
Gary Valenciano isn't just "Mr. Pure Energy" for nothing. Aside from his high-spirited onstage performances, he deserves such a title because he seems not to run out of energy when it comes...
Highlights, sidelights at Iloilo City’s Dinagyang Festival
by Nathalie M. Tomada - January 28, 2008 - 12:00am
Kapamilya, Kapuso stars come out for Sinulog
by Nathalie M. Tomada - January 21, 2008 - 12:00am
Highlights of the year that was in local entertainment
by Nathalie M. Tomada - January 7, 2008 - 12:00am
The year that was became the busiest for us covering the local entertainment, which has increasingly churned out newsworthy stories for us to write about.
One-on-One with Cebuanovela writer Jurey Mirafuentes
by Nathalie M. Tomada - December 3, 2007 - 12:00am
When the Cebuanovela “Saranghe” was presented to the media a few months ago, its writer Jurey Mirafuentes was forthright about its Koreanovela influence, from its title to the Korean actor...
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