Galerie Roberto opens in Molito Alabang

Art lovers out there, Galerie Roberto has opened at the Molito Lifestyle Mall in Alabang to imbibe the creative dynamism of the painters in the great South. The venue unveiled their doors to the public via their maiden exhibit entitled Quadro. The show is going on until this week (Nov. 26). There's a nice mix of established and mid-career artists participating. The likes of Ricky Ambagan, Aldron Anchinges, Malyn Bonayog, Herwin Buccat, Edmar Colmo, Fil Delacruz, Janos Delacruz, Gerry Joquico Jr., Josue Mangrobang Jr., Mark Nativo, Othoniel Neri, Demi Padua, Sam ... Continue Reading...

Ged HOOQ’ed and watch your fave shows for free!

HOOQ - Asia's biggest video-on-demand service - has introduced the first-ever ad-free freemium service that allows more customers to try out the service even after their free trial period has ended. Customers can now watch for free pilot episodes of popular shows like DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, Devious Maids, The Mentalist, among others. They will then decide if they would like to continue to follow the rest of series before they pay for the subscription. Peter Bithos, Chief Executive Officer at HOOQ, said during a recent launch that "the key driver ... Continue Reading...

PLETHORA Is The Greenwich #UltimateBandkada Search Season 2 Champion

There's a new musical group to watch out in town, and it's PLETHORA - the 2016 Greenwich Ultimate Bandkada Search Season 2 champion. The group, composed of LJ Herrera (vocals/bass), Aldrin Isaguire (keyboardist), Jesser Pello (drums), and Andrew Isaguire (lead guitarist), wowed everyone with their fantastic piece that's a mix between neoclassical metal and rock, with a touch of reggae and alternative twist. Plethora bested seven other finalists in the Greenwich Ultimate Bandkada finals recently held at Valkyrie at The Palace in Taguig City. The board of ... Continue Reading...

Want Pinoy movies? Get HOOQ!

HOOQ Hangouts is an outdoor cinema event that we've been enjoying the past two months. It's yours to enjoy, of course, if you're a member or subscribed to Globe and Hooq. The set up in Bonifacio High Street BGC looks like this. There's also pop corn, drinks and all the good things you enjoy at the movies.... The highlight is when a celebrity drops by to greet the fans. Because Every Breath You Take was showing, we spotted actor Piolo Pascual looking dapper in his casual clothes. HOOQ boasts of an extensive catalog of close to 1,200 Filipino movies ... Continue Reading...

Up close with Nigella Lawson for Contadina

The good thing with this craft called blogging is the chance to see world-famous celebrities up close. In 2013, I had the great fortune of shaking the hands of my peg in Sex & the City, Sarah Jessica Parker, for the opening of SM Aura. Now that it's 2016, we got the chance to be in the same room with celebrity food author Nigella Lawson, in an exclusive lunch as they would call it. That's because she's the endorser of Contadina, the Italian-inspired food line being brought to the Philippines for the first time by Del Monte. Nigella was a very lovely woman and to ... Continue Reading...