Category: Performing Arts

Re-creating Old Hollywood Glamour: Bette Davis

Pardon me for tooting my own horn, but I say we nailed it with the Bette Davis look! This photography project is turning out to be so much fun and both model and photographer are very happy with the results. Of course, you don’t get to see all the duds that came before the final

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Re-creating Old Hollywood Glamour: Lucille Ball

When model and photographer are confined together under one roof, it is almost inevitable that some quickly photographs are churned out. Like I mentioned yesterday, none of this is planned and we play up the look depending on our moods, spontaneity and fun being the key words here. There is enough bizarreness going on the

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Can I Say “Yes” More?

Jim Carrey and Zooey Deschanel are not my favourite actors, but that is simply because I am not a great fan of comedy. These two actors are extremely talented and multifaceted in their own right, I am just not a follower. Having said that, I ended up watching Yes Man (Der Ja-Sager, originally released in

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Good Omens: Well Worth All The Fuss

I just read a brilliant sentence describing the selfie as being a diabolical invention, and absolutely agree! But that is beside the point. I wanted to find out what all all fuss was about surrounding Amazon Prime´s Good Omens. If the pious Christian groups are to be believed, the devil incarnate has taken over the

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To Binge or Not To Binge,

Whether you are a Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Iflix, Maxdome, or whatever movie and TV series streaming platform you choose, you will always stumble on something that is binge-worthy. To each his or her own and regardless of genre or era, there is definitely no walking away empty-handed. On such binge-days, I take the opportunity

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Why I Don’t Go To Photography Exhibitions Alone

As a general premise, I don’t like going anywhere alone, especially to a restaurant. I recently learned that there is one other activity I don’t enjoy doing solo – visiting galleries. The irony of the matter is that if I visit a gallery with someone, I want to be able to view the works in

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Florence in Manila: Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi” by LyrOpera

**Click HERE to read the article with photos Opera is not exactly the most popular entertainment medium in the Philippines. Why would it be, we are literally on the other side of the globe from where it originated: Italy. The Philippine heritage is of the Spanish Zarzuelas, a lot of religious music, and American pop,

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