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Filipino stars Lani Misalucha, Jed Madela to co-headline at Pala May 31

PALA, CA, March 24, 2014 – Asia’s “Nightingale” Lani Misalucha and Filipino recording artist Jed Madela will bring a night of Filipino star power to the Events Center at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 31, when they co-headline the “Perfect Combination” concert at Pala Casino Spa &...
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Pacquiao coach belittles Bradley

‘You don’t have to be a groundhog to know that Bradley’s days as welterweight champ are over’ – Freddie Roach HOLLYWOOD, CALIF.   – After completing his first week of training camp at his Hollywood-based Wild Card Boxing Club with Fighter of the Decade Manny “Pacman...
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Half-Filipino & Half-Indian Puneet Prasad declared Mr. South Asia 2014

California, USA: Filled with glitz and glamour, Reena Rai was crowned Miss South Asia 2014 and Puneet Prasad was announced Mr. South Asia 2014. Over 450 people packed the ballroom to see Spirit Of India’s 22nd annual pageant held on March 8 in Milpitas, California. Beauty queen...
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Marlou Colina’s Oscars weekend

Super stylist Marlou Colina is still reveling in the glow of his Oscars weekend, working and rubbing elbows with the stars at the recent Academy Awards in Hollywood. The boyish owner of Colina Salons was busy for two days working with The Weinstein Company, a number of whose...
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Malacañang congratulates Fil-Am composer for ‘Best Song’ win in 86th Academy Awards

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang congratulated Filipino-American composer Robert Lopez and wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez for winning at the 86th Academy Awards held Sunday (Monday, Manila time) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Lopez and his wife won the Best Original Song award...
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PHL pride as Oscar win caps rare quad for songwriter

HOLLYWOOD, March 3, 2014 (AFP) – Songwriter Robert Lopez gave the Philippines some Oscars joy on Sunday as he completed a rare quadruple triumph at the 86th Academy Awards. The 39-year-old American scooped the Oscar for best original song for “Let It Go” from the Disney hit...
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Complete list of Oscar winners

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Here is the complete list of winners at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday: Best picture: “12 Years a Slave” Best actor: Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club” Best actress: Cate Blanchett, “Blue...
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PHL singing sensation Charice to hold world tour

Former Oprah Winfrey child prodigy will bring her 2014 World Tour to Los Angeles’ Wilshire Ebell Theater in March 15 Los Angeles – Renowned Filipina singer Charice Pempengco (more popularly known as Charice), who has been mesmerizing audiences around the world with her powerful...
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From picking Oscar winners to frying a tilapia

by Jannelle So They agree on who will and who should win an Oscar award this Sunday; but they disagree (and sometimes argue) on how to fry a tilapia. “Our biggest argument was how to fry a tilapia. Two writers attempting to be chefs bring out the worse in us,” said kababayan...
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Fil-Am Headliners: A Deputy DA and a celebrity beauty-maker

by Myrna Aquitania Deputy DA Teresa Pineda Magno bids for LA Superior Court Seat  At a recent “Night of Fine Food and Wine” at Rafi’s Village, in Burbank, this writer was among the guests at the campaign fundraiser for Fil-Am Deputy DA Teresa Pineda Magno in her bid for LA...