Tickets for FPAC’s VIP Reception Now Available

Tickets for FPAC’s VIP Reception Now Available

Food aficionados to attend VIP Reception at the Award-Winning Lexington Social House to kick-off 22nd annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) Join the hundreds of supporters of FilAm ARTS for the eagerly-anticipated annual VIP Reception for FPAC (Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture) at 7pm on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the Lexington Social […]

15.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Call for Harana Singers for inaugural Harana Competition at 22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture

Call for Harana Singers for inaugural Harana Competition at 22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture

The Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) is hosting a Harana Competition and is looking for singers who can perform in the Harana tradition for its 22nd annual event on September 7-8, 2013 at Point Fermin Park.  FPAC is the largest and longest-running community tradition in Southern California, presenting over 500 artists and cultural bearers from across […]

15.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
KUALA LUMPUR AND BOHOL  5 NIGHTS + AIR VIA PHILIPPINE AIRLINES FROM $1,799

KUALA LUMPUR AND BOHOL 5 NIGHTS + AIR VIA PHILIPPINE AIRLINES FROM $1,799

MALAYSIA AND PHILIPPINES – RICH HERITAGE & EXOTIC FAUNA Experience Malaysia and the Philippines in a five-night trip to each country’s iconic scenery and natural wonders. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, enjoy a tour that includes the National Monument, Independence Square (the heart of downtown Kuala Lumpur surrounded by impressive historical buildings), and a drive around […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Promotions ·
Share your name with the royal baby? Hotel chain offers free night’s stay

Share your name with the royal baby? Hotel chain offers free night’s stay

(Relaxnews) – It could be construed as a bit of a marketing stretch, but British budget hotel chain Travelodge is offering a free night’s stay to Britons named George Cambridge in celebration of the royal baby. The tie-in is two-fold: This week, the hotel chain celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Cambridge location. The Prince […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, International Stars, Offbeat ·
Sipping on summer: Mixologist Jim Meehan’s Pisco Sour

Sipping on summer: Mixologist Jim Meehan’s Pisco Sour

(Relaxnews) – To celebrate the full bloom of summer, two of the world’s top mixologists share their best “summer-in-a-glass” cocktail recipes for sipping languidly on a hot day and clinking with friends and loved ones. Every week throughout the summer, New York mixologist Jim Meehan, the man behind underground speakeasy PDT(short for Please Don’t Tell), and […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Food & Dining, Free Recipes ·
Megan Fox: sensual and savage for Avon

Megan Fox: sensual and savage for Avon

(Relaxnews) – The American actress, currently pregnant with her second child, was recruited by Avon as the face of the new fragrance Instinct. The sublime brunette, who seems to have emerged from her first pregnancy with the same stunning figure as before, is more sensual than ever in this new campaign, which almost seems to […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Scientists grow human heart tissue

Scientists grow human heart tissue

(PARIS-AFP) – Scientists said Tuesday they had used stem cells to grow human heart tissue that contracted spontaneously in a petri dish — marking progress in the quest to manufacture transplant organs. A team from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, used induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells generated from human skin cells to create precursor heart […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Eating fatty fish weekly can cut risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Eating fatty fish weekly can cut risk of rheumatoid arthritis

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that eating a weekly portion of salmon or other fatty fish, such as trout or mackerel, could reduce your risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis by more than half. In a study published Monday in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm found that the omega-3 fatty acids […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Raymond Gutierrez switches TV network

Raymond Gutierrez switches TV network

TV host Raymond Gutierrez has switched networks after almost a decade as a contract artist of GMA-7. The 29-year-old host, who is part of the Gutierrez clan of local celebrities, announced his move to TV5 on Friday through a post on image-sharing service Instagram. Captioned “New beginnings,” the photo shows him posing beside the logo […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
KUALA LUMPUR & MANILA 6 NIGHTS + AIR VIA PHILIPPINE AIRLINES FROM $1,699

KUALA LUMPUR & MANILA 6 NIGHTS + AIR VIA PHILIPPINE AIRLINES FROM $1,699

MALAYSIA AND PHILIPPINES – RICH HERITAGE & TROPICAL PARADISE Experience Malaysia and the Philippines in a six-day trip to each country’s iconic scenery and natural wonders. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, enjoy a tour that includes the National Monument, Independence Square (the heart of downtown Kuala Lumpur surrounded by impressive historical buildings), and a drive around […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Promotions ·
Infiniti plans to launch its supercar by 2018

Infiniti plans to launch its supercar by 2018

(Relaxnews) – The premium car brand Infiniti, a joint venture between Renault and Nissan, plans to produce a supercar in the coming years, according to Fintan Knight, Infiniti’s Vice President for Brand Operations, who was interviewed by Autocar.co.uk. Infiniti will launch a supercar based on its Emerg-E concept, presented at the 2012 International Motor Show […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
More siblings mean less chance of divorce: study

More siblings mean less chance of divorce: study

(NEW YORK CITY, New York-AFP) – The more siblings you have, the less likely you are to get divorced when you grow up, suggests a study presented Tuesday at a major convention of American sociologists. Doug Downey of Ohio State University said that, in terms of divorce, having no siblings or just one or two […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Nike unveils Moscow track and field world championships line

Nike unveils Moscow track and field world championships line

(Relaxnews) – Nike just unveiled a new line of track and field footwear you’ll see on elite athletes competing in Moscow this week in the IAAF World Championships, the biggest track event of the year. Following last year’s dominance of Volt yellow and Flyknit on the track in London, Nike opted for gender-specific colorways: male […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Online, Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
Leaning Tower of Pisa is straightening out – just a little

Leaning Tower of Pisa is straightening out – just a little

(Relaxnews) – Take another look at the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy. If it looks a little less crooked, that’s because the iconic landmark has, indeed, straightened out — ever so slightly. According to a newly released annual report prepared by a team of Pisa monitors, between 2001 and 2013 the tower recovered […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Offbeat ·
Four new Bourjois Glamour fragrances

Four new Bourjois Glamour fragrances

(Relaxnews) – Cosmetics brand Bourjois is celebrating one of its historical creations with a new fragrance collection. Named “Glamour” — the name of the brand’s original perfume from the 1950s — the collection is already available in stores. This tribute collection includes four eaux de parfum, each one representing a side of femininity: there is […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Winemaker creates premium coconut wine

Winemaker creates premium coconut wine

(Relaxnews) – A Filipino winemaker is hoping to put coconut-based wines, which have long been consumed in parts of South Asia and Africa, on liquor store shelves around the world. Made from the sap of coconut palm flowers, Vino de Coco is slated to hit shelves this month in China, where it will sell for 100 Yuan […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
An original Coldplay song for ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel

An original Coldplay song for ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel

(Relaxnews) – Composed especially for the soundtrack to “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” a new Coldplay song, “Atlas,” will be released August 26. Coldplay will provide a musical contribution to the second installment of the saga starring Jennifer Lawrence. The British band announced the news Sunday through its official website, although the song in question […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music, Videos ·
Eroticism, rock and sensuality in the new Black XS by Paco Rabanne

Eroticism, rock and sensuality in the new Black XS by Paco Rabanne

(Relaxnews) – More than a year and a half after the Black XS L’Excès duo promoted by eccentric singer Iggy Pop, Paco Rabanne plays with desire and sensuality with the new Black XS L’Aphrodisiaque for men and women. Black XS L’Aphrodisiaque Pour Elle has notes of nasturtium flowers, called the flower of love, combined with […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Top road-trip tips

Top road-trip tips

(Relaxnews) – How to take the stress out of summer holiday driving while keeping passengers of all ages entertained. For thousands of families, the summer holidays mean loading up the car, marshalling the children and setting off on the open road, even if the journey in question is simply the long, slow gridlocked crawl to […]

14.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
KUALA LUMPUR AND PALAWAN  5 NIGHTS + AIR VIA PHILIPPINE AIRLINES FROM $1,899

KUALA LUMPUR AND PALAWAN 5 NIGHTS + AIR VIA PHILIPPINE AIRLINES FROM $1,899

MALAYSIA AND PHILIPPINES – RICH HERITAGE & NATURAL BEAUTY Experience Malaysia and the Philippines in a five-night trip to each country’s iconic scenery and natural wonders. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, enjoy a tour that includes the National Monument, Independence Square (the heart of downtown Kuala Lumpur surrounded by impressive historical buildings), and a drive around […]

13.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Promotions ·