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The sweetest Christmas ever

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illustration by nastasha verayo

Months before Christmas, the chocolate factory in town was doubly busy making boxes and boxes of chocolates in different shapes, sizes and flavors. In a house not very far from the factory lived Sharene, or Share to her family and friends. She loved chocolates very much!

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The best is yet to come for Mitch Valdes

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VALDES. Has big dreams for the music industry.

Mitch Valdes has been in the entertainment industry for decades, but the seasoned singer-actress-comedienne hasn’t run out of things to do. She still performs in concerts and corporate events, and helps promote Filipino music as chair of the Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-aawit (OPM).

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Special concert underscores timelessness of Mr. C’s music

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Ryan Cayabyab

Ten years ago, I watched Ryan Cayabyab’s “The Musicman at 50” concert at the CCP. Last May 3, I was at the same venue for Mr. C’s 60th birthday concert, “The Music of Ryan Cayabyab.” Why do I keep watching and listening to the same repertoire? —Because Mr. C’s music is timeless!

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Best Christmas gifts–for years to come

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Inside the kitchen of the big, green house on Jolly St. lived Crispee, a box of cereals; Milky, a bottle of fresh milk, and Newsy, an old newspaper.

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Billy Crystal’s book provides welcome relief from grief

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STAGE version of “700 Sundays” returns to Broadway this year. Right: The comedian as a precocious, young performer.

The passing of our dear dad months ago has shaken our world in ways we could not imagine. Being a daddy’s girl, I feel a deep sense of loss and sadness every time I realize that I will no longer see him.

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