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With more than 20 years as a lifestyle and entertainment journalist, Ricky Gallardo is also a businessman. Equipped with decades of advertising experience, his interests include arts, cinema, fitness and communications.

A musical casting coup

THE stellar names that make up the original Filipino production, titled Dirty Old Musical (DOM), are more than enough...

In perfect Company

It’s Chinese New Year tomorrow and it’s Valentine’s Day a week later. And for those who choose to...

Larger than life

The campaign for the coming elections commenced as early as the Christmas holidays. Cruising along the major highways,...

Will ‘Born Beautiful’ do wonders for Martin del Rosario?

NO doubt filmmaker-scriptwriter Jun Lana made cinema aficionados take notice of him when his movie Die Beautiful was released in 2016. The film, which premiered...

Leading ladies shift to the fast lane

THE leading ladies of television and film are starting the new year with a bang. After being away from prime-time television for five years, Angel...

The 19 most likely to shine brighter in 2019

CATRIONA GRAY THE country’s fourth Miss Universe continues to be an inspiration to many. Her message: if you work hard at your goals, continue to...

Sylvia Sanchez always counts her blessings

Considered as a late bloomer in the acting business, Sylvia Sanchez is one actor that literally worked her way up, earning the respect and...

Senior stars who continue to sparkle and shine

It’s the happiest week of the year and everyone is on a celebratory mood. Schools are on their annual year-end break and most employees...

A celebrity chef on the rise

Young, good-looking chef and hot social-media influencer Gerick Manalo loves the Christmas season. Not only is he busy preparing holiday menus for dear family...

Classic and timeless

When we learned about the release of a new album of world-class artist Lea Salonga and newly declared National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab,...

Love and loneliness during the holidays

The Christmas season should be a happy time, but not every one shares the same excitement and joy that most people feel during this...

Truly blessed

AGELESS actress, brand ambassador and lifestyle authority Angel Aquino told us that she was pleasantly surprised by the buzz being generated by the independently...

Laurels celebrate patriarch’s 90th birth anniversary

THE prominent Laurel family members will gather in full force for the 90th birth anniversary of their late patriarch, Dr. Salvador “Doy” Laurel, an...

Do we see a face-off for next year’s best actress race?

ARE comediennes Marietta Subong and Ai-Ai de las Alas headed for a face-off in next year’s acting award derbies? Subong, who is popularly known as...

Bigger doors to open for Nats Sitoy

ALL it takes is one project to change the life of an artist. If you are a singer, one song can catapult you to...

Independent cinema is on a roll

THE Cinema One Originals Film Festival ended yesterday on a high note, and the QCinema International Film Festival opened with one of the best...

Philippine cinema takes center stage in Busan

THE Philippines was the “country of focus” at the recently concluded Busan International Film Festival (BIFF). Ten days. Nineteen Filipino films. A record-setting 60-member Philippine...

Dream come true for Franco and Ayen Laurel

WELL-LOVED couple Franco and Ayen Laurel will headline a special concert, billed as Kitang Dalawa (You & I), at the Cultural Center of the...

For Dominic Roco, acting is life

IN JP Habac’s I’m Drunk, I Love You, Dominic Roco played the gay best friend of Maja Salvador, who called him by the term...

When art and music share the spotlight

TRAGEDY can sometimes lead to rebirth. In 2000 the then 28-year-old Maningning Miclat jumped to her death from the seventh floor of a building in Far Eastern University (FEU), where she worked as a professor.
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