Jake Shimabukuro live show at Pechanga Theater

Jake Shimabukuro live show at Pechanga Theater

The world’s most famous ukulele player and composer, Jake Shimabukuro, will be performing live on Friday, October 5th, 2012, at 8pm in the Pechanga Theater, with special guest Nathan Aweu. Jake Shimabukuro’s life has always centered on the ukulele. He started playing the instrument at the age of 4 and became obsessed with it.  He […]

12.09.2012 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Busan film fest embraces Asian diversity

Busan film fest embraces Asian diversity

(SEOUL-AFP) – A Hong Kong action-thriller and a rural drama from Bangladesh will open and close Asia’s top film festival next month, as its South Korean hosts look to share more of the spotlight with regional offerings. In the past, Korean films have nearly always bookended the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), but with the […]

12.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Wonder Girls kick off Asian tour

Wonder Girls kick off Asian tour

(Relaxnews) – South Korean girl group Wonder Girls launched an Asian tour on Saturday, one which will see the girl group perform in five countries over the next three months. The Korean record label and manager of the Wonder Girls, JYP Entertainment, told website Kpopstarz that some 4,000 fans attended the kick-off concert of the […]

12.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Videos ·
Twitter index: September 11, National Day of Catalonia

Twitter index: September 11, National Day of Catalonia

(Relaxnews) – Twitters users around the world are using their 140 characters to commemorate the anniversary of the 2001 Twin Tower attacks in New York on September 11. Trending topics #Remember911, “Torres Demelas,” “World Trade Center” and “11 de Setembro” are all being used to mark the anniversary. Meanwhile, Catalonian microbloggers are wishing one another […]

12.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Heather Locklear and Kate Walsh announced for ‘Scary Movie 5′

Heather Locklear and Kate Walsh announced for ‘Scary Movie 5′

(Relaxnews) – Heather Locklear (Melrose Place) and Kate Walsh (Private Practice) could complete the cast of upcoming horror spoof Scary Movie 5, according to Deadline.com. The former could be headed for a sequence that spoofs Black Swan, in which she would play the mother of a danser portrayed by Ashley Tisdale. Tisdale, whose acting career took off with High School […]

12.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Sheryl Crow thinks benign brain tumor was caused by cell phone

Sheryl Crow thinks benign brain tumor was caused by cell phone

(Relaxnews) – Bloggers and media are aflutter after American singer Sheryl Crow announced on journalist Katie Couric’s new US talk show yesterday that she thought a benign brain tumor she had earlier this year was the result of her “old archaic cell phones.” The 50-year-old singer theorized that the tumor, known as a meningioma, was […]

12.09.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Kim on Jericho: ‘He’s just amazing’

Kim on Jericho: ‘He’s just amazing’

MANILA, Sept 7 (Mabuhay) -– Television host and model Kim Jones, the current girlfriend of actor Jericho Rosales, is only happy to share the current state of her relationship with the Kapamilya star. Five months since they first made their public appearance as a couple, Jones said her relationship with Rosales continues to thrive with […]

12.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Piolo wants to get married in 5 years

Piolo wants to get married in 5 years

MANILA (Mabuhay) -– Nine months after his controversial break-up with actress KC Concepcion, actor Piolo Pascual said he is still hoping that someone will come into his life in the next five years before he reaches the age of 40. Pascual said he wants to spend the rest of his life with someone who loves […]

12.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Get Creative at Meal Time

Get Creative at Meal Time

Chocolate Waffles with Caramel Syrup and Bacon (Family Features) When it comes to adding flavor and variety to your family meals, sometimes a little creativity is necessary. Here are some easy ideas to get you going. Make It a Family Affair. Get the whole family involved in planning and making dinner. Depending on their ages, […]

11.09.2012 · Filled under: Free Recipes ·
US survey finds emergency apps gaining momentum

US survey finds emergency apps gaining momentum

(Relaxnews) – In the US, the demand for apps that provide emergency information is growing, at least according to a recent survey from the American Red Cross. According to the survey, 20 percent of American adults have relied on mobile apps for information during an emergency or disaster situation. On Monday, health technology news source MobiHealthNews cites […]

11.09.2012 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness ·
RESULTS OF THE CONSULAR OUTREACH IN LAS VEGAS, NV

RESULTS OF THE CONSULAR OUTREACH IN LAS VEGAS, NV

    Los Angeles, 5 September 2012 – Consul General Mary Jo Bernardo Aragon led a team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles and conducted a two-day consular outreach program in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. on 1 – 2 September 2012. The consular outreach program was undertaken in cooperation with the Filipino American Heritage Foundation […]

11.09.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
NEW HEALTH EDUCATION WEBSITE LAUNCHED

NEW HEALTH EDUCATION WEBSITE LAUNCHED

 NEW HEALTH EDUCATION WEBSITE LAUNCHED    – HepBsmart.com Will Provide Vital Information on Chronic Hepatitis B, a Potentially Life-Threatening Liver Disease Affecting 2 Million Americans –  – Site Contains Innovative Video Content, Multilingual Patient Materials –  WHAT:           A new health education website, HepBsmart.com, sponsored by Gilead Sciences, Inc., intended for audiences in the United States, is launching Friday, September […]

11.09.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Local News ·
Chile, PHL eye partnerships in geothermal energy, mining

Chile, PHL eye partnerships in geothermal energy, mining

MANILA, Sept 8 (Mabuhay) – The Philippines and Chile are eyeing “partnerships” in mining and geothermal energy, with both countries wishing to learn more about each other’s best practices in the two fields. Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto del Rosario said the topics were taken up in bilateral talks between President Benigno Aquino III and Chilean […]

11.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Lady Gaga’s meat gown goes on display in Seattle, other cities

Lady Gaga’s meat gown goes on display in Seattle, other cities

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The raw meat dress worn by Lady Gaga at a 2010 awards ceremony will go on display Friday in the US capital alongside a fox fur worn by Billie Holiday and boots sported by Patti Smith. The dress made out of raw beef, which caused a sensation at the MTV Video Music Awards […]

11.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
Aquino thanks Singaporean Prime Minister for support over the country’s claim in West Philippine Sea

Aquino thanks Singaporean Prime Minister for support over the country’s claim in West Philippine Sea

MANILA, Sept 8 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III expressed his gratitude to Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for his support to the Philippines’ claim in the West Philippine Sea. The President and the Singaporean leader met in a bilateral meeting Saturday during the 20th APEC Leaders’ Meeting in Vladivostok, Russia. “Singapore has […]

11.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
APEC welcomes PHL to host APEC Summit in 2015

APEC welcomes PHL to host APEC Summit in 2015

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sept 10 (Mabuhay) – The member-economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) welcomed the offer of the Philippines to host the APEC summit in 2015. The announcement of the Philippines hosting the APEC in 2015 was contained in the joint declaration issued by the 21 APEC leaders, including President Benigno S. Aquino III, […]

11.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
It’s More Fun in the Philippines’ goes to Moscow

It’s More Fun in the Philippines’ goes to Moscow

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sept 8 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Tourism’s (DOT) “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” campaign will be launched later this month in Moscow, Russia, to further boost the number of tourist arrivals in the Philippines, a government official said Friday. In an interview, Philippine Ambassador to Moscow Alejandro Mosquera said that a […]

11.09.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Microsoft to launch pop-up stores to help tablet sales

Microsoft to launch pop-up stores to help tablet sales

(SAN FRANCISCO-AFP) – Microsoft said Monday it is launching more than 30 pop-up holiday shops in the United States and Canada as it gears up to sell its new Surface tablet computer. “Microsoft is excited to expand on its existing retail footprint to deliver an assortment of best-in-class products and a premium retail experience to […]

11.09.2012 · Filled under: Science & Technology ·
Fashion grads from Asia have their New York moment

Fashion grads from Asia have their New York moment

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – There’s nothing glamorous about ironing your own collection before a show at New York fashion week, but if that’s what it takes for Jie Jessie Liu to break into the business, she’ll do it. Liu was among nine jury-selected master’s degree graduates — all women — from San Francisco’s Academy of Art University […]

10.09.2012 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
BROADWAY BEHIND THE CURTAIN | Conversations on Photography and Broadway with Alan Cumming, Rivka S. Katvan & Tom Viola

BROADWAY BEHIND THE CURTAIN | Conversations on Photography and Broadway with Alan Cumming, Rivka S. Katvan & Tom Viola

Please join Gallery 138 and Soho Photo Gallery Wednesday Sept 12, 6-8 pm at Soho Photo Gallery, 15 White Street, in NYC for: BROADWAY BEHIND THE CURTAIN | Conversations on Photography and Broadway with Alan Cumming, Rivka S. Katvan & Tom Viola ALAN CUMMING, Actor RIVKA S. KATVAN, Photographer TOM VIOLA, Author and Executive Director […]

10.09.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·