DABAWENYO singer Sherwin Castro is now slowly making waves as a certified artist in the national music scene.
LAST year's "The Voice Philippines" was the turning point of his musical career. His Whitney Houston version of "I Have Nothing" was a hands-down rendition that had all four coaches, namely Apl de Ap, Lea Salonga, Sara Geronimo and Bamboo offered him a place on their respective teams. Thor eventually picked Apl De Ap to be his coach.
GMA Network's flagship international channel, GMA Pinoy TV, in partnership with New Perspective Media and The Filipino Times, is primed to give Kapuso fans in Dubai the royal treatment on the next leg of their Kapusong Pinoy concert series featuring the soon-to-wed couple Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera.
On November 7, the Kapuso Primetime King and Queen will embark on a royal trip to Dubai for the grand concert titled, "Kapusong Pinoy sa Dubai," set at the Global Village, the city's largest multicultural theme park.
"I die without seeing dawn's light shining on my country... You, who will see it, welcome it for me... Don't forget those who fell during the nighttime." -- Jose Rizal, Noli Me Tangere
ANOTHER masterpiece from Direk Chito Roño is now making wave on the mainstream with the release of "The Trial," a story about how two families cope with a scandal.
The movie also reminds viewers that trial is not just confined within the four corners of a courtroom, as these are something that every person goes through on their daily lives.
DRACULA Untold leads the new movie releases at the theaters of Gaisano Mall of Davao this week.
Also opening are The Book Of Life, Kill the Messenger, Are You Here, Dark House, Awakened, The Trial, and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
KAPUSO journalist John Paul Seniel may be famous as host of the local production iSYU & iSTORYA. But more than being a journalist, JP (as his family and friends call him) has a lot more to offer, being an awarded filmmaker and advocate of Indigenous Peoples (IP) rights.
IT WAS an open house that is worth remembering, as kids scatter everywhere to make a bee-line at the Kiddie Section Booths where items, including popcorn, cotton candy, face painting and ice cream, were given for free.
TALENTADONG Pinoy Season 2 grand winner Joseph Erwin Valerio shared his exceptional talent in illustration with the Dabawenyos last October 4 at Abreeza Mall.
GONE GIRL, the current weekend number one movie in US, leads the new releases at Gaisano Mall of Davao this week.
Also opening are spy-versus-spy actioner The November Man, apocalyptic action-thriller Left Behind, romantic comedy Barefoot, dolphin drama sequel Dolphin Tale 2, and crime-thriller-action The Janitor.
THE Abreeza Fashion Forum has become a prominent event, to gather all fashion enthusiast, famous stars and skin care enthusiasts, to talk about what is new and what is hot.
AMERICA'S current weekend number one movie, The Equalizer, leads this week new movie releases at Gaisano Mall of Davao.
Annabelle, Walking on Sunshine, Kristy, Foosball: The Unbeatables, Two Night Stand, Ibong Adarna: Pinoy Adventure and Hari ng Tondo also opened this week.
ONE of the fears of many aspiring beauty queens is being grilled in the nerve-wracking question and answer portion. It is part of the beauty pageant where witty answers are unscripted, boo-boos are exposed and the quickest and reasonable delegate stands out among the rest. But during the sit-down interview with 2013's Miss Olive C Nationwide Campus Search Winner & Olive -C Brand Ambassador Ms. Chelsea Starling, things were different, she exudes the charm most aspirant national beauty queens should have, a wit that is natural for a teenager and a beauty that apparently so natural, the reason why Psalmstre Enterprises Inc. chooses her to be the Brand Ambassador.
BEING a mom is not easy.
I'm already married but not yet a mom, but I already saw from the people around me, my sibling included, sacrifice for their children.
RUROUNI Kenshin 3: The Legend Ends leads the new movie releases at the theaters of Gaisano Mall in Davao, Toril, and Tagum.
KAPUSO actor Gabby Eigenmann has shared that he finds the role of a gay dad challenging.
GLAMOUR, glitz, high profile guests, and photographers are what immediately come to mind when thinking about a Red Carpet theme party! And I had some sort of a red carpet experience at the Apo View Hotel, during the Granville Awards Night.
WHEN Hannah my friend told me Valeria "Bangs" Garcia was one of the guests-of-honor during the opening of the Global Alchemy Web Solutions, one of Davao City's newest homegrown call centers I wasted no time in asking her a favor if we could interview the actress for a video project.
FILIPINOS are one of the talented in the world.
Wherever, you can find our kababayans, young or old, showcasing their talent that wows others.
SCI-FI actioner The Maze Runner, crime-action thriller A Walk Among Tombstones, and the doll-horror Maria Leonora Theresa open this week at Gaisano Mall Cinemas.
THE Asia's Songbird shared that as a mom, every day is a challenge.
In an interview during her visit in General Santos City last September 5 for the Kapuso Fans' Day, the proud mom happily shared with the press her exciting experiences as she continuously finds ways on how to become the best mom to two-year-old Nate.
SM CITY Davao hosted the 1st ever Davao Chocolate Festival, a delectable celebration of chocolate treats last September 12-14. The three-day festival featured different chocolate treats from 15 exhibitors. Chocolate festival participants include: Kablon Farms, Chocolate Bean, Human Nature, Puratos, Malagos Chocolates, Cacao de Davao, Chocolatte de Davao, and Nutra Rich, Tsokolate de San Isidro, Coco Dolce, Red Ribbon, SM Supermarket, SM Dept. Store, and Allegro Ice Cream & Giardino Gelato.
SHE maybe the youngest contender during the competition, but this didn't stop Jayrah Kaye Adeva, Grade 9 student of Ateneo de Davao University (Addu) to fully show her talent in singing.
A gem of Davao City, the 15-year old Jayrah is one of the Pinoy young talents who showcased their singing prowess at the recently concluded World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA), held at Hollywood, California, last July 11 to 19.
THE country’s Queen of Bossa Nova, Sitti Navarro, is set to tie the knot with her non-showbiz boyfriend by mid next year.
FOR fashionistas who can't live each day having to browse the pages of fashion magazines and check the internet for the latest fashion rings will sure be jumping with joy that Abreeza Mall has successfully made its second run of its monthly Fashion Forum held at the Ground Floor Fashion Hall last August 29, 2014.
ARMED with her positive outlook and charming personality, Mariestella "Maris" Racal tagged as the "Singing Sunshine ng Davao" is slowly making its name, especially when she was chosen to be one of the Big Four on the recently concluded, Pinoy Big Brother All-In.
She finished 2nd in the Pinoy Big Brother ALL IN Season this 2014.
WITHOUT any sign of shilly-shallying, Kapuso top hunk Dingdong Dantes was proud to reveal with the Davao entertainment press how much she adores the soon-to-be Mrs. Dantes.
“I love everything about her,” Dingdong said in an interview last August 17 at Mesa Restaurant – SM Lanang Premier when he was asked about the traits of Kapuso Primetime Queen Marian Rivera that really made him decide to make her Mrs. Dantes on December 30 this year.
"I WANT to get scared."
This was rock singer and actor, Marc Abaya's reply when asked why he tried to venture into show business even as he's already making a name in the music industry.
KAPUSO actor Rafael Rosell is now enjoying a rosy lovelife courtesy of his new girlfriend, a Filipina-Ukranian model.
HIT sequels of Sin City and Purge open today at the theaters of Gaisano Mall of Davao.
Based-on-young-adult-novel flicks, the sc-fi drama The Giver and the afterlife drama If I Stay, also open this week, together with the comedy-horror-fantasy Knights of Badassdom and the horror Provoked.