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Filipino music makers, unite!

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NOEL Cabangon says OPM tells our story as Pinoys. ARNOLD ALMACEN

I can live without TV, but not without radio. I have always been a music lover, even if I can’t carry a tune. My kids often tease me that, since I have so many singer-friends, I should ask one of them to give me a crash course. But I’d rather not, because they would surely get exasperated with me.

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Memo to the fresh grad in you

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This is the month when the graduates come marching in!

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Jolens now a mommy

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Jolina Magdangal was the ultimate teenybopper-role model during her younger days. Jolens, as she is called by her fans, set fashion trends and was the spokesperson for numerous youth projects.

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V-Day, extended play

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MARIEL Rodriguez and Robin Padilla check out the sinkhole in Sweden. INSTAGRAM PHOTO

Valentine’s Day is over but love is still in the air (so I choose to hold my breath till March, since Cupid has played too many tricks on me… hahaha!) especially for these celebrities who seem to have met their perfect match.

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V-Day with the Mad Man

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THE SHOW goes on for Martin Nievera and Regine Velasquez.

What would Valentine’s Day be without a Martin Nievera concert? The Concert King’s countless hits have always been the favorite companion of every true-blue romantic Pinoy through all the crazy twists and turns of love.

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‘Eat Bulaga’s’ competitive counter-moves make witty waves

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FROM left: “Foreignoy” Visayas winner Christian Arno Williams from England and finalists Richard Hwan from Hong Kong and Karan Singhdole from Punjab, India eat bulaga facebook page

While we were watching the grand finals of “It’s Showtime’s” “That’s My Tomboy” tilt recently, we wondered what GMA 7’s “Eat Bulaga” was doing to compete with the admittedly popular special event. So, we tuned in to “Eat”—and found that, among other things, it had whipped up its own special competition for the nonce, and it too was a unique and viewer-drawing lulu:

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Rachelle Ann Go’s second time on “The Ryzza Mae Show”

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The first time I wrote about Rachelle Ann Go was after she had made her first appearance on “The Ryzza Mae Show”. That was approximately 7 months ago wherein she got to showcase her amazing voice and singing prowess.

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Senior stars figure strongly in new films

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DE NIRO and Stallone in “Grudge Match”

As veteran stars slide into their senior years, they keep looking for challenging and attention-calling projects that will make viewers feel that, despite their decades-long acting careers, they aren’t over the hill just yet—and that, in fact, the best is yet to come!

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Meet the real Philomena

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JUDI Dench and Steve Coogan in “Philomena”

Talking to the real-life Philomena Lee, played by Judi Dench in “Philomena” in a performance that earned her Oscar and Golden Globe Best Actress nominations, was as moving and inspiring as the film itself. Philomena, a lovely woman at 80, was sweet and gracious throughout our interview in London, bearing no bitterness despite the heartache and struggles she went through.

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Saving promising comics from themselves

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It’s depressing to note that the local comedy scene has become much too strident and cynical of late, with the “rise” of in-your-face female and gay comics who, instead of being genuinely funny, shock viewers into paying attention with their loud and livid behavior.

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Welcome, Earth ambassadors

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ALEX-Gonzaga

The successful launch of “Project Headshot Earth” for Climate Change Commission (photographer Niccolo Cosme’s brainchild) last week at Holiday Inn’s Oz Bar could not have come at a better time than now, when we’re picking up the pieces after 2013’s super quake and typhoon.

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Album review: ‘Higher Love’ by Angeline Quinto

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This 24-year-old multiplatinum selling artist returns to the scene with her third studio-release under Star Records. She has become a household name in the last few years after she was successfully “repackaged”, thus revitalizing her singing career and giving it a clearer direction this time.

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