Works of FilAm Artist Alfonso Ossorio on Exhibit in D.C.

Works of FilAm Artist Alfonso Ossorio on Exhibit in D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The abstract expressionist works of noted Filipino-American artist and art patron Alfonso Ossorio (1916-1990) drew raves when they went on exhibit at a private museum here on Thursday. The Philippine Embassy, which collaborated with the Phillips Collection for its “Phillips After 5” event for the month of March, said almost 700 guests led by […]

11.03.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos, U.S. News ·
Mariah Carey launches 12th perfume

Mariah Carey launches 12th perfume

(Relaxnews) – Pop star Mariah Carey has unveiled her latest scent, Dreams. With eighteen number one hits and over 200 million records sold around the world, Mariah Carey is one of the music world’s most bankable stars. Her latest scent is a floral fragrance that the Mariah Carey team say is “symbolic of Mariah’s lifelong […]

11.03.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Statement of the DFA on the release of the 21 Filipino UN Peacekeepers in Syria

Statement of the DFA on the release of the 21 Filipino UN Peacekeepers in Syria

The Philippines welcomes the release of all 21 Filipino Peacekeepers who were detained on March 6, 2013 in Jamla, Syria. The Philippine Government and its people express deep appreciation to the Jordanian Government and military officials on the successful safe passing over to the Jordanian side of all our 21 Filipino Peacekeepers and to all […]

11.03.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Sandberg book urges women to ‘Lean In’ to succeed

Sandberg book urges women to ‘Lean In’ to succeed

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Powerful Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg is out to make herself less of an anomaly as she launches a campaign to inspire women to pursue their passions at work and at home. The 43-year-old mom and Facebook chief operating officer on Monday releases “Lean In,” in which she weaves stories from her life […]

11.03.2013 · Filled under: Books, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
‘Horrible Bosses 2′ is in the works

‘Horrible Bosses 2′ is in the works

(Relaxnews) – A sequel to the comedy “Horrible Bosses” is reportedly in the works. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis are currently finalizing the details of their contracts to take part in the second chapter of the 2011 success. Seth Gordon will also be back to direct the sequel. In […]

11.03.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Health and fitness agenda: IHRSA Convention

Health and fitness agenda: IHRSA Convention

(Relaxnews) – Coming up, Las Vegas welcomes thousands of fitness fans to the annual International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association convention, one of the largest of its kind. Also Paris hosts the Body Fitness Form’expo. IHRSA Convention March 19-22 Las Vegas, California, USA A rival to the IDEA World Fitness Convention and FIBO, the International […]

11.03.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
New tech aims to transform homes, shopping in Spain

New tech aims to transform homes, shopping in Spain

(MADRID-AFP) – With a flick of the wrist, residents of a futuristic home developed in Spain can browse Internet pages displayed on the living room walls, switch off a giant projected alarm clock in the bedroom or transform the entire interior into a busy streetscape or tranquil beach. It may seem light years ahead of […]

10.03.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Disney revisits Oz to tell new magical tale

Disney revisits Oz to tell new magical tale

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Nearly 75 years after “The Wizard of Oz,” Disney has crafted a new story about the magical kingdom, by going back to its creator — in what is tipped to be a blockbuster movie opening this weekend. Walt Disney long sought to make a film about Oz, the imaginary land created by […]

09.03.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Trailer: The chaotic return of ‘The Hangover’

Trailer: The chaotic return of ‘The Hangover’

(Relaxnews) – The latest installment of the Warner Bros comedy trilogy “The Hangover” has been unveiled in a teaser. Two months before the film’s release, the first trailer for “The Hangover 3″ have been revealed. This time, Alan, Stu and Phil will reunite for another crazy night because of a death rather than a wedding. After the second […]

09.03.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Football: Ronaldo’s damaged Ferrari to sell on eBay – lawyer

Football: Ronaldo’s damaged Ferrari to sell on eBay – lawyer

(STRASBOURG, France-AFP) – A damaged Ferrari once belonging to Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is to be sold on eBay, after its new owner came to an agreement with the Internet auction site, the vendor’s laywer said on Thursday. Renaud Bettcher told AFP said he and his client — a garage owner from the eastern […]

07.03.2013 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Liam Neeson in talks for Seth MacFarlane’s next movie

Liam Neeson in talks for Seth MacFarlane’s next movie

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Liam Neeson is set to play an outlaw in Seth MacFarlane’s comedy-Western, ”A Million Ways to Die in the West.” If the negotiations are successful, Neeson will play an outlaw alongside Charlize Theron and Amanda Seyfried, who have already signed up for the movie. Giovanni Ribisi is also expected […]

07.03.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Role of The Citizen Artist Explored in Forum Hosted by The Aspen Institute Arts Program and The Music Center

Role of The Citizen Artist Explored in Forum Hosted by The Aspen Institute Arts Program and The Music Center

– Leading Performing and Visual Artists Join Policy Makers, Social Activists, Community Organizers and Arts Administrators in Discussion and Demonstration – LOS ANGELES (March 7, 2013) – As part of a leadership initiative on the ways artists can make an impact beyond traditional performance settings, The Aspen Institute Arts Program and The Music Center convened […]

07.03.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, U.S. News ·
Theatrical Release of Don’t Stop Believin: Everyman’s Journey on Friday, March

Theatrical Release of Don’t Stop Believin: Everyman’s Journey on Friday, March

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey—the Cinderella story of Filipino singer Arnel Pineda—will open on Friday, March 8, in movie houses in 15 major cities across the United States, the Philippine Embassy announced today. Directed by Filipino-American filmmaker Ramona Diaz, the film follows the real-life rock ‘n’ roll fairy tale of Pineda who was plucked […]

07.03.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Videos ·
12 PH Companies Participating in Boston Seafood Show

12 PH Companies Participating in Boston Seafood Show

WASHINGTON, DC—Twelve Philippine seafood companies will be making their presence felt in this year’s International Boston Seafood Show in Massachusetts—the largest seafood exposition in North America, the Philippine Embassy announced today. The Embassy said the participation of the Filipino companies in the seafood show to be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, U.S. News ·
Apple rumors: new iPad this April, iPhone this summer

Apple rumors: new iPad this April, iPhone this summer

(Relaxnews) – Sources suggest new Apple devices will offer improved specifications and performance but will not be completely redesigned products. According to iMore, one of the best sources for insider Apple information on the web, the latest iteration of the full-sized iPad could be out as soon as this April and could be joined by a […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Online, Science & Technology ·
British Airways to start A380 service to LA in October

British Airways to start A380 service to LA in October

(Relaxnews) – British Airways airline is now taking bookings for its first superjumbo Airbus A380 flight, which will travel from London to Los Angeles on October 15. From November, a second superjumbo Airbus will be flying to Hong Kong. The airline has also started taking bookings for this flight. Return bookings for the London-Los Angeles […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
Natural History Museum teams up with Balita Media for the Easter Egg Drawing Contest

Natural History Museum teams up with Balita Media for the Easter Egg Drawing Contest

On March 6, 2013 Balita Media, Inc. and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County collaboratively launched their Easter Egg Drawing Contest. In celebration of the upcoming Easter holiday, participants can create and draw their own personal rendition of the classic “Easter Egg.” The drawing should be done on a standard 8.5 X 11 […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Easter, Offers ·
Embassy Holds Second Youth Forum

Embassy Holds Second Youth Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C., and the Filipino Inter-Collegiate Networking Dialogue of District VI held the second “Merienda with Ambassador Cuisia” Youth Forum at the Catholic University of America on 3 March 2013. The forum, which is a project of Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and his wife, Ma. Victoria, was held at […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Photos, U.S. News ·
ABS-CBN Star Cinema’s ‘One More Try,’ ‘Mistress’ lead 29th PMPC Star Awards nominees  for movies; TFC Films’ “A Mother’s Story” bags 9 nominations

ABS-CBN Star Cinema’s ‘One More Try,’ ‘Mistress’ lead 29th PMPC Star Awards nominees for movies; TFC Films’ “A Mother’s Story” bags 9 nominations

MANILA, Philippines — ABS-CBN Star Cinema films dominated this year’s nominations for the 29th Star Awards for Movies by the Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC), with “One More Try,” “A Mother’s Story,” “The Healing” and “The Mistress” bagging multiple nominations, including Movie of the Year and Movie Director of the Year. The Metro Manila Film […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Film ·
SAVE THE DATE: Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks – April 20, 2013

SAVE THE DATE: Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks – April 20, 2013

PASADENA, CA— 40,000 community autism supporters are expected to unite for a single cause at the 11th annual Los Angeles Walk Now for Autism Speaks at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Members of the media are invited to attend the event, interview and photograph participants, volunteers and special guests. Registration begins at 8 […]

06.03.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Photos ·