‘Call Me Maybe’ singer Carly Rae Jepsen to perform in Manila this fall

Concert producer Wilbros Live announced on its Facebook page today that pop star Carly Rae Jepsen, the artist responsible for the greatest earworm of 2012, Call Me Maybe, will be performing live in Manila later this year.   The show, the Manila leg of Jepsen’s The Dedicated Tour, will be on Oct. 23 at the ...

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Incoming: ‘Rupaul’s Drag Race’ winner Aquaria to visit Manila next month

Incoming: ‘Rupaul’s Drag Race’ winner Aquaria to visit Manila next month

Look who’s coming, henny — Aquaria, the winner of the reality show Rupaul’s Drag Race, is coming to Manila in September, as announced by retail giant The SM Store...

‘Kings of K-pop’ EXO make it a two-night stand in Manila with Aug. 23 show

‘Kings of K-pop’ EXO make it a two-night stand in Manila with Aug. 23 show

K-pop’s invasion of Manila shows no sign of stopping after concert promoter PULP Live World announced today that it’s adding another night to EXO’s Philippine...

Filipinos can’t get over viral showbiz love triangle after Julia Barretto accused fellow actress Bea Alonzo of ‘bullying’ her

Filipinos can’t get over viral showbiz love triangle after Julia Barretto accused fellow actress Bea Alonzo of ‘bullying’ her

Currently capturing national attention in the Philippines is the viral showbiz love triangle involving actors Gerald Anderson, Bea Alonzo, and Julia Barretto. Yesterday, Barretto...

‘Happy Jail’: Documentary series about Cebu’s dancing inmates drops on Netflix this month

‘Happy Jail’: Documentary series about Cebu’s dancing inmates drops on Netflix this month

Videos of Cebu’s famous dancing inmates have gone viral several times since 2007 but not much is known about life inside the prison where they’re detained. A Netflix...

Sandara Park says she learned to embrace her Filipino English accent 

Sandara Park says she learned to embrace her Filipino English accent 

K-pop star Sandara “Dara” Park is known all over the world as a member of the girl group 2NE1 but in the Philippines, she is seen as an honorary Filipino who has never...

Original cast recording of ‘Ang Huling El Bimbo’ musical now on Spotify  

Original cast recording of ‘Ang Huling El Bimbo’ musical now on Spotify  

There is no shortage of performances that cover songs by celebrated Filipino band Eraserheads but no remake has garnered its own cult following as much as those by the jukebox...

U2 is finally coming to Manila in December 

U2 is finally coming to Manila in December 

It’s hard to believe that U2 has never had a concert in the Philippines. Fans have been eagerly waiting for years, all while being disappointed by false rumors of a visit...

PH’s longest-running noontime show Eat Bulaga! to have spin-off in Myanmar

PH’s longest-running noontime show Eat Bulaga! to have spin-off in Myanmar

Soon, Myanmar will get a taste of Eat Bulaga!, the longest-running noontime show in the Philippines. This was announced during the variety show’s 40th-anniversary episode...

Darna Funko Pop toy coming home to Manila in August

Darna Funko Pop toy coming home to Manila in August

The Darna Funko Pop will soon be flying home to the Philippines. Avid toy collectors and movie buffs can finally get hold of the toy inspired by the iconic Filipino superhero from...


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