Eto Na! MusikalnAPO! On Monthlong Rerun!

Creative genius in musical theatre on display in the Filipino original ETO NA! MUSIKALNAPO! 🇵🇭 đź’« đź‘Ź Writer/ Director Robbie Guevarra (in photo) strung a part of the legendary APO Hiking Society’s treasury of beloved songs 🎶🎵into the musical group’s journey while giving an often humorous nostalgic peek at culture icons even during the martial…

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Granville Island Stage

Do you like Pride and Prejudice? Me? A little bit. I read the book once and then watched all the movie versions I encountered plus the movie about Jane Austen. I also loved Sense and Sensibility with Emma Thompson. Oh I almost forgot, about eight years ago, I went to Bath to see Jane Austen’s…

Bacio Rosso

Bacio Rosso is dubbed as “Canada’s first Gourmet Cabaret Cirque.”   I loved the way an overall theme strung the different acts which seamlessly flowed from one to another. For example, before dinner was served, servers were joined by kitchen staff in setting up and managing logistics or stage props among the audience. There are…

Christian Writing Workshop 4: Book Writing with Marlene Legaspi-Munar and Malu Tiongson-Ortiz

Two bestselling Christian authors, Marlene Legaspi-Munar and Malu Tiongson-Ortiz, led an inspiring workshop for aspiring book authors yesterday at Karen’s Kitchen Kapitolyo.  They shared their beginnings, challenges, experiences, victories for the Lord in their journeys as book writers as well as tips and encouragement for the participants. Marlene was always exposed to books, loved writing, took…

Ogie Alcasid’s Testimony, Kuhl Event 2018

Ogie Alcasid, singer-songwriter, television presenter, and actor who is currently the President of OPM (Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-Aawit) shared the song he composed when his wife, Regine Velasquez, went through a difficult time in her life. He shared his favorite verse, John 3:16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in…

Migo Adecer Testimony, Kuhl Event 2018

Migo Adecer—Filipino-Australian singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor— talks about how easy it is to go off the right path in his line of work, how God disciplines, how he has witnessed God’s blessings from obedience.  This was taken during the March 16 Kuhl Event at CCF Center. He chose to sing the song, Lost Stars,…

Nanette Inventor, Christian Bautista, Alden Richards’ Testimonies, Kuhl Concert 2018

Nanette Inventor performed a well-prepared hilarious sketch as fearless forecaster Chinese Nostradamus, astrologer of all astrologers, Madame Lucky Chang. In a separate segment, she joined the guests of Kuhl Event in sharing her heart and why “Jer 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you,…

Kuh Ledesma and Isabella Gonzalez’s Encouragement for People With Afflictions

Kuh Ledesma gets authentic and shares about her daughter, Isabella’s diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder. She encouraged those who (or parents whose children) undergo afflictions; she talked about how Isabella was able to get weaned from psychotropic drugs, the value of biblical counseling, the promises of the Lord. Isabella sings “I Need A Miracle.” Isabella also…

Isabella Gonzalez’s Journey of Healing

Isabella Gonzalez shares about being diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder after her parents separated and how God healed her in body, mind, spirit, soul which kept her from committing suicide, that kept her from hopelessness, that helped her through her struggle with obedience to parents, and how she was able to get off psychotropic drugs. This…

Cool Jewel: Kuh Ledesma

The first time I saw Kuh Ledesma sing “Ako Ay Pilipino,” her commanding presence and rich silky voice declaring pride in being a Filipino etched a vision of a regal, dignified, strong Filipina worth looking up to. Over three decades hence, Maria Socorro Ledesma, as fit and fabulous as ever, continues to grow in grace and beauty…

I Can Only Imagine Film Coming in March 2018

MercyMe’s lead vocalist, Bart Millard, wrote the song I Can Only Imagine after his father’s death, imagining what it would be like to see God in heaven (where there is no more death, mourning, crying or pain). It won for ‘Pop/Contemporary Recorded Song of the Year,’ ‘Song of the Year’ and Millard earned the Dove Award…

When You Struggle With What to Believe: Abdu Murray

  “There are those of you who have bought in to the cultural idea that if it feels right, it must be true. And you’ve come to be satisfied with that. You’re plagued with doubts and you’re thinking about, “Are there any things certain in life anymore? Can I hold on to anything that’s actually…

#metoo: Josh McDowell

“I can laugh outside but cry on the inside.” Josh McDowell somberly revealed. “My father was the town drunk .When my dad wasn’t hurting my mother, I was busy trying to kill my dad. Every week for seven years I was homosexually raped by Wayne Bailey.” The man was hired as cook and housekeeper when the…