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Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA

Jay-Z, also known as Shawn Carter, left and Mayor Eric Garcetti clasp hands as they announce the Made in America Festival from the steps of City Hall on April 16, 2014 in Los Angeles. AP

The Budweiser Made in America music festival is coming to Los Angeles, but who is performing and how the city will manage the two-day concert are still mysteries.

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Jessica Sanchez gets thumbs up for ‘Lupang Hinirang’ rendition

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Entertainer Jessica Sanchez sings the Philippine national anthem before the WBO welterweight title boxing fight between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Las Vegas. AP

It was not yet the Pacquiao-Bradley fight but the crowd already exploded into jubilation as Filipino-American singer Jessica Sanchez, who wowed voters of American Idol season 11 for her vocal prowess despite her young age, belted out the Philippine national anthem, “Lupang Hinirang,” in high pitch.

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3 men on track

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Fame and fortune make some celebs lose sight of the value of education. Not Dingdong Dantes. Though he has made it big, Dong is not to be lulled into complacency.

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‘Manny’ rolls with the punches

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PACQUIAO. His biopic is as insightful and entertaining as it is cautionary.

Why does Manny Pacquiao fight? The question is raised by narrator Liam Neeson in “Manny,” Leon Gast and Ryan Moore’s hard-hitting, Hollywood-produced documentary about the Philippines’ eight-division world boxing legend. The contrasting answers don’t always paint a pretty portrait, but they are nonetheless as insightful and entertaining as they’re cautionary.

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Partying with James, Mic, Marc and Ai-Ai

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James Yap was in his element as he entertained guests at his post-birthday party and victory party for San Mig Coffee Mixers.

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Alvin Patrimonio’s silver belle

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I’ve known Alvin Patrimonio since his Mapua college days. He has remained mild-mannered and self-effacing even now that he’s already a PBA icon.

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National Geographic’s ‘Pinoy Hoops’ explores PH basketball obsession

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A new series on the National Geographic Channel will delve into the Philippines’ undying love for the sport of basketball. Pinoy Hoops is presented by Rafe Bartholomew, author of the best-selling book Pacific Rims, who will guide viewers on a journey to the very heart of a basketball-obsessed nation to uncover why the sport has been embraced wholeheartedly by Filipinos from all walks of life.

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Timely reminder from ‘Linsanity’

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It’s too bad that the sports docu-bio, “Linsanity,” wasn’t as warmly embraced by local viewers as it should have been when it played here earlier this month. The film was an inspirational viewing treat for us, because it showed how an Asian could overcome racist and other harrowing hurdles to become a top basketball star in the States.

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Father-son bonding

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In a secluded health resort in Batangas, Inquirer ran into Robin Padilla and his son Ahmad Ali.

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Volleybelle wants to try TV hosting

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An athlete crossing over to show biz isn’t exactly a rare phenomenon. And with the surge in popularity of volleyball in the country over the past few of years, it didn’t really come as a surprise that Ateneo Lady Eagles’ Gretchen Ho, one of the most charming and popular players in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP), is starting to get offers to do stints and guestings on TV—more so after ABS-CBN actor-host Robi Domingo recently revealed that he’s exclusively dating the 22-year-old volleybelle.

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Robi Domingo’s ‘sacred bond’ with spiker

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When show biz and sports merge, it’s headline material. Some instances are when PBA cagers end up with actresses or when Manny Pacquiao ventures into yet another TV show. Lately, the newest sensation is UAAP Women’s Volleyball. The championship battle between De La Salle Lady Spikers and Ateneo de Manila Lady Eagles were always jampacked. The players of both teams have gained movie star-like popularity. The charming spiker of Ateneo, Gretchen Ho is exclusively dating TV heartthrob, Robi Domingo.

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Between sea and sand

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A true child of the ocean, actress Mara Lopez collects swimsuits and surf boards.

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