DULCE (right) got nervous when she found out that Celeste Legaspi was watching last week’s performance of “Katy.” Celeste was the original Olivia, the character Dulce plays in the revival. “I saw Teteng (Celeste’s nickname) on her feet, clapping,” Dulce recalled. “I’ve always looked up to her. When I saw her at the lobby, I got emotional.” Celeste said she and Dulce share a special friendship. “We were both extremely overjoyed to share the role and the special song ‘Minsan ang Minahal ay Ako.’” Bayani San Diego Jr., Photo by Aaron Ching
“Tinig: The True-to-Life Story of Dulce,” the latest telesine produced by CBN Asia (Christian Broadcasting Network) aired on GMA Sunday Night Box Office, ranked second in its time slot, according to viewership figures from AGB Nielsen. Dulce’s reaction: “I’m so glad I decided to entrust my story to CBN Asia. We really communicated God’s hope [...]
By Nestor U. Torre
Ever since we wrote a few months ago against the dominance of foreign musicals and concert artists in Philippine entertainment, we have received all sorts of reactions, some in support of our notes against our cultural “colonial mentality,” and others accusing us of being “anti-global” and promoting “kneejerk nationalism.”
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
All throughout this conversation on Wednesday, singer Dulce tried her best to remain calm. Several times, however, she failed to hold back the tears for her dear friend, fellow Cebuana chanteuse Susan Fuentes, who was, at the time, confined at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City.
By the Entertainment staff
And we thought Cutie Hunk (CH) was discreet. On a long road trip, CH was seated beside Rushes Spy (RS), who couldn’t help noticing the photos in CH’s iPhone.
By Lea Salonga
Saturday, June 16, is a night I shall not soon forget. Many, many stars were gathered under one roof for a special concert produced to formally launch the Mall of Asia Arena, a spanking brand-new multipurpose venue in the metropolis—yes, the one where Lady Gaga drove a motorcycle across the stage, the Philippine flag flapping behind her.
“I am greatly thankful for the love of my family. They are my joy and happiness. They are the source of my strength and my refuge during trying times.”