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‘Red’ thrilla in Manila

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Taylor Swift Concert in Manila

Manila was the canvass, and Taylor Swift was the painter. And she obliged to paint the town “Red.”

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Priest’s call to ban One Direction is his, not CBCP’s, says Villegas

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CBCP president Archbishop Lingayen-Dagupan Socrates Villegas. PHOTO from cbcpforlife.com

The head of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) clarified on Wednesday that a priest’s call to ban popular boy band One Direction from performing in the country was a personal opinion and not necessarily the stand of the institution.

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Ricky Gervais’ past as a one-hit pop wonder in Manila

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THE BRITISH comedian, who stars in “Muppets Most Wanted,” says he’d like to perform in Vegas with Constantine, Kermit the Frog’s evil alter ego.

We got Ricky Gervais to talk, in our recent interview, about Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who succeeded him as Golden Globe hosts. But first, we had to tease him again about being a one-hit pop wonder in the early 1980s in the Philippines. Ricky was half of the pop duo named Seona Dancing, which released two singles, including “More to Lose,” that clicked only in Manila. He also cowrote the songs.

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For the 4th time, Avril Lavigne rocks Manila

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Avril Lavigne

It was Avril Lavigne’s fourth tour in Manila but nothing’s changed and she stayed youthful as ever—except she performed onstage with Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger, her new husband.

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Grammy-winning band Phoenix performs in Manila

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Phoenix frontman and singer Thomas Mars says he and fellow band members are enjoying their first visit to the Philippines and are looking forward to their concert.

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