THE Netherlands-trained double bass player will be the featured artist of the third and last concert of The CCP Special Concert Series in a rare double bass concert on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 7:30 PM at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino. The program will feature double bass sonatas and a concerto, a work for three double basses and one for cello and double bass. Jiovanni Tabada received his basic music training in double bass in […]

“Guardians of the Galaxy” continues reign at U.S. box office

(Reuters) — “Guardians of the Galaxy,” already the biggest film of the year, continued its improbable assault on the box office, collecting $10.2 million to lead all films after a month in theaters. Featuring a cast of misfit super heroes that includes a machinegun-toting raccoon, “Guardians” leapt from the pages of Marvel Comics to total $295 million in ticket sales in U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to studio estimates. “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” was second with $6.5 million […]


THE Alliance Française de Manille (AFM), Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), with the support of the Embassy of France, Rustans, Store Specialists Inc, and Y2K Residence Hotel, proudly present a Francophil project entitled “Me, Myself and Us” by the company Tête d’Enfant, comprised of longtime friends Guillaume Biron, Naël Jammal and Florent Lestage, a circus trio from France on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 7:30 pm at the Little Theater of the Cultural Center […]

Reese Witherspoon takes walk on ‘Wild’ side at Toronto festival

(Reuters) – From the moment Reese Witherspoon tears off a bloodied big toe nail in the opening scene of her new film “Wild,” it is clear the Oscar-winning actress is headed in a new direction. It may be the best move she has made in awhile, offering the normally pretty and perky Witherspoon the chance to play a raw and angry woman venturing into the wilderness on her own, for 1,000 miles with a monster-sized […]

No-holds-barred comedian Joan Rivers dies at age 81

(Reuters) – Joan Rivers, the pioneering comedian known for her acerbic wit, classic put-downs and for asking “Can we talk?,” died on Thursday at the age of 81 in a New York hospital a week after her heart stopped during an outpatient medical procedure. Melissa Rivers, the comedian’s only child, said her mother died peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, at 1:17 p.m. EDT (1717 GMT). “My mother’s greatest joy in life was to make […]

Pinoy Music Festival Year One

A series of events was launched at the Ayala Triangle which aims to strengthen Original Pinoy Music. The crowd sure is delighted as one wonderful performance followed another. Truly, Filipino artists are world-class and something to be genuinely proud about. [Youtube_Channel_Gallery feed=”playlist” user=”PLogYq46DYDPR3QxVSEZ2DuvNsDQg6Gwrg” videowidth=”580″ ratio=”16×9″ theme=”light” color=”white” autoplay=”0″ rel=”0″ showinfo=”0″ maxitems=”4″ thumbwidth=”277″ thumbratio=”16×9″ thumbcolumns=”2″ title=”1″ description=”0″ thumbnail_alignment=”top” descriptionwordsnumber=”6″ link=”1″] #PinoyMusicFestival2014 #PalakasinAngOPM Connect with Pinas FM on:

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 […]