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A ‘time-travel’ production of ‘Les Miserable’ at Stanford

David Lorenzo Lopez and Amy Dubose in “Les Miserable” PHOTO BY FRANK CHEN

The April 11 opening night of the internationally acclaimed, Tony Award-winning musical “Les Miserables” at the Stanford University’s Memorial Auditorium had a surprising feature—time travel.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UC Irvine cultural night to dramatize clash of values in immigrant family

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Kababayan at University of California in Irvine is hosting its 35th annual Pilipino-American Cultural Night (PACN) on Fri., April 18 at the Bren Events Center on campus.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Events | Read More »

‘Miss Saigon’ alum to mark 30 years on stage with music, dance, fashion, dinner-show

Miguel Braganza II (front, right) with “Miss Saigon” cast mates

Longtime stage artist and “Miss Saigon” alumnus Miguel Braganza II is celebrating his 30 years in dance and theater by inviting friends and the public to an evening of music, dance and fashion billed as “Salamat, Salamat, New York” on Friday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. at Sheraton La Guardia East Hotel (135-20 39th Ave., Flushing, NY).

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Events | Read More »

Fil-Am theater journalist assaulted in NY, is in ICU

Theater journalist Randy Gener. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Fil-Am theater journalist Randy Gener was assaulted on Jan. 17, shortly before 4am after leaving a party and is said to be recovering from surgery after suffering sever head trauma, reports BroadwayWorld.com.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Ams to Depict Real Story of Bataan and Filipinos in WWII


An arts organization and this city’s public library will depict “the real story of World War II” and the major role of Filipinos in the conflict through a multimedia program entitled “Bataan Legacy.”

Posted: March 8th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Luis Francia’s ‘The strange case of citizen de la Cruz’ on Bindlestiff Studio

Bindlestiff Studio has added two additional performances to its run of the World premiere of Luis H. Francia’s The Strange Case of Citizen de la Cruz, at 185 Sixth Street, at the corner of Howard, in San Francisco’s South of Market district. Originally scheduled to close Saturday, October 13, 2012, the production will continue into another weekend with two performances slated for Friday and Saturday, October 19 and 20, both at 8:00 pm. Directed by Jeffrey Lo, the cast includes Tasi Alabastro, Rose Almario, Percival Arcibal, Christine Jugueta, Ryan Morales, Jed Parsario, Lee Robin Salazar, and Patrick Silvestre.

Posted: October 14th, 2012 in Events | Read More »

‘Flipzoids” set to inaugurate Filipino American Heritage Month


dentity. A connection to one’s homeland. A connection to each other. These are universal themes within the immigrant experience in America and ones that are explored in Ralph B. Pena’s play “Flipzoids” which opens at LATC on October 6 to launch Filipino American Heritage month in Los Angeles. The production, a first-time partnership between PAE Live! and The Latino Theatre Company, is being directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera.

Posted: October 11th, 2012 in Events | Read More »

A New Solo Hip Hop Theater Production

Written and Performed by KILUSAN BAUTISTA SATURDAY, APRIL 28 – 3:00 PM FREE to Students Grades 6-8 & Higher Please RSVP to (415) 431 6266 or westbayafterschool@gmail.com Veterans War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. 401 Van Ness San Francisco, California Through personal experiences we can find the most honest and vulnerable wounds that are waiting [...]

Posted: April 21st, 2012 in Events | Read More »

PETA Mekong, UNESCO unveil guide on theater and social advocacy

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BANGKOK, Thailand—Turning creative spaces in the Greater Mekong Sub-region into a social advocacy arena has been the work of the PETA Mekong Partnership Program since its formation in 2004. The Mekong Performing Arts Laboratory, as the program’s key strategy, has been launched throughout the Southeast Asian sub-region and in the Philippines as a way to [...]

Posted: December 2nd, 2011 in Asia & Pacific,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »


The Struggle for Noli Me Tangere


I came home to a nation rediscovering Rizal. From Manila to Cebu to Bohol, on the streets, in the malls, on campuses, Filipinos have been remembering and celebrating the life and times of the greatest Filipino in history. I even bought a T-shirt in Cebu. It shows Rizal with other heroes, including Andres Bonifacio, looking [...]

Posted: June 21st, 2011 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »



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