Entertainment

Justin Bieber charged with assault, dangerous driving in Canada

(Reuters) — Pop star Justin Bieber was arrested and charged with assault and dangerous driving over the weekend after an incident near the small Canadian town where he grew up, local police said on Tuesday (September 2). The charges came after two drivers got into a “physical altercation” on Friday (August 29), thePerth County Ontario Provincial Police said in a release. A minivan and an all-terrain vehicle had collided near the town of Stratford, Ontario. “As a result of (the) investigation, […]

Keaton on form in Venice festival opener ‘Birdman’

(Reuters) – Former “Batman” star Michael Keaton gave a soaring start to the on Wednesday as a crestfallen superhero in “Birdman”, a film its Mexican director Alexandro Inarritu called an experiment that could have failed miserably. The film brings starpower that Venice, the world’s oldest film festival, needs to keep itself from being sidelined by the celebrity magnet of Cannes in May and industry powerfest the Toronto Film Festival, which opens next week. Noted for […]

“Breaking Bad” and “Modern Family” big winners at Emmys

Reuters — AMC’s gritty drug drama “Breaking Bad” was honored at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday (August 25) as the top drama series on U.S. television for the second consecutive year, and picked up three top acting awards. The series about schoolteacher Walter White, who begins making and selling methamphetamines to care for his family after a terminal cancer diagnosis, concluded last year after five seasons. The show picked up five Emmys for cable network AMC. “Breaking […]

Musikal! Celebrates CCP’S 45th Anniversary

The Cultural Center of the Philippines brings together the well liked original Filipino musicals in a single evening featuring the original cast and the best musical theater performers. A gala event billed as MUSIKAL! A Musical Theater Celebration of CCP’s 45th takes place on September 5 and September 6, at 8:00 pm at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater). The musical revue features excerpts from “Rak of Aegis”, “Rama Hari”, “Maxie the Musical”, “Katy!”, […]

Disaster Cafe

[youtube id=”DnWM0ZK0G7M”] There’s an extraordinary cafe in Spain that is called “Disaster Cafe”. While inside it, customers can experience a magnitude 7.8 earthquake. Besides of the delectable dishes it serves, the cafe is very famous for its “Alien” theme and its spaceship design. Watch the video for more exciting info.

PPO’s 2014-2015 Concert Season opens in September

The Cultural Center of the Philippines announces the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2014-2015 Concert Season billed as Sound Kaleidoscope under the baton of its Music Director, Olivier Ochanine. A classic performance happens on September 12 with the PPO performing the works of Rachmaninoff and Rimsky-Korsakov. Albert Tiu, a Filipino pianist, returns to Manila to perform as guest soloist. On October 17, Herminigildo Ranera leads the PPO in performing works of Gershwin, Telemann and Borodin with trumpetist Rommel Reyes as guest soloist. […]