JFAV to lead Fil-Am vets rally Nov. 11

Los Angeles – The Justice League based in Los Angeles or the Justice for Filipino American Veterans, an alliance of veterans’ organizations, community advocates, youth and students announced that they will march for the fourth time in 15 years on Veterans Day, Wednesday November...

WCOPA Team Philippines: Preserving the good name of the Filipino artist worldwide

Time and again, the Philippines have dominated the world stage as numerous Filipinos rake in top awards in various talent searches across the globe. Currently the reputation is such that if you are Filipino , people from different nations and the international community expect...

Fil-Am hairstylist Marlou Colina introduces UNO Premier beauty, health and wellness products

LOS ANGELES – After being Philippines’ number 1 network marketing company for more than eight years, Unlimited Network of Opportunities International (UNO Intl.) is finally now in the U.S. which broke ground Wednesday with the launch of its high-end international brand and...

Biggest losers win big in MP’s contest leading to the big fight

It takes more than discipline and determination to land on top of the heap of the weight loss contest sponsored by boxing great Manny Pacquiao for his team. Sixty three finalists made it to the challenge to lose 15 percent or more of their body weight with some confessing to the...

The Changing (May)weather

The fighter best known for his unblemished boxing record and best-hated for his arrogance and big talk is seeming likable these days, less haughty in interviews and even talking about things other than money. “The main thing that’s important is family,” said five-division world...

Pacquiao eager to trade blows with Mayweather

By Greg Heakes Los Angeles, United States | AFP  – Manny Pacquiao pronounced himself ready to fight Floyd Mayweather, saying he’s willing to engage the unbeaten American in the middle of the ring if that’s what it takes to win. The eagerly-anticipated May 2 welterweight...

Filipino artist goes big in Hollywood

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman Winston Quitasol may not be a name familiar to many. But a lot of people have seen his work. If you watched a Hollywood movie any time between 1992 to now, chances are, you’ve already seen at least one of the films he worked on. As a visual effects...

Makeup artists work in shadows to transform celebrities

(Los Angeles-AFP) – You don’t become a star with the wave of a magic wand. Before Hollywood’s awards shows climaxing with next week’s Oscars, an army of makeup artists and coiffeurs work for weeks to perfect what you see on the red carpet. Sabrina Bedrani is one...

Thrill of a lifetime: Soaring high above LA for the holidays

This writer’s family had the thrill of our lifetime when my sister, Marjorie D’Angelo pretended to invite my son, granddaughter and I to a “holiday dinner” to celebrate a “milestone” and the Filipino tradition of  “simbang gabi” (evening Mass heralding 9 days befor...

Free Christmas carol concert at Christ the King Church in Hollywood Dec. 14

Nova Vocal Ensemble together with Christ the King School’s Pueri Cantores choir to perform familiar carols by composer-in-residence Dale Trumbore A Christmas tradition comes back to Hollywood as the Nova Vocal Ensemble together with Christ the King School’s Pueri Cantores choir...