FACES OF CEBU: Gumer Entero Jr., 42, musican/entrepreneur

Doris Mondragon 11/14/2021

CEBU, Philippines—Cebu is home to many talented individuals.  Among the more noted talents here is Gumer Entero Jr., a Cebuano musician/entrepreneur who is also the lead guitarist of famous Bisrock (Bisaya Rock) band, Missing Filemon. He also is the…

Wiji Kun releases first EP “Sick Of It Already”

PR 10/13/2021

Cebuano producer and solo artist, Wiji Kun (whose real name is Luigi Balazo), recently released his EP called “Sick Of It Already.” This primarily indie-influenced body of work is a collection of five songs, two of which…

Music and myths of the mermaids

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 10/05/2021

We grew up with legends and myths about creatures, divine beings and gods, including those where water plays an important role. Mysteries and myths of the ocean became interesting topics during an episode of the annual Boses…

Arts Council of Cebu pays tribute to Jaime Picornell

PR 09/08/2021

A TRIBUTE TO JAIME PICORNELL When the Arts Council of Cebu became a foundation in 1990, one name stood out: Jaime Picornell y Rodriguez. He espoused the foundation idea and was the only original Arts Council of…

‘Tropical State of Mind’ : Cebuana singer’s song to be featured in BBC

Marc Cosep 05/20/2021

“It’s like I’m floating really in good vibes right now.” These were the words said by budding Cebuana singer Melody Hudgson when she heard that the song was among those featured on BBC Music’s Radio Tees. Hudgson…

Nina Arny on creating music inspired from the pandemic

Marc Cosep 05/03/2021

The pandemic has made most of us feel stressed and anxious as the world continues to battle an invisible foe. But for singer-songwriter Niña Arny, staying at home has enabled her to create music and reflect on…

Sheryn Regis talks of her love for visual arts

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 04/20/2021

Who doesn’t know Cebuana belter Sheryn Regis? This gifted singer is called the “Crystal Voice of Asia” because of her range and technical ability. And on top of her musical achievements, did you know that she is…

Head on to Cebu’s own Enchanted River—the Cancalanog Falls

Doris Mondragon 04/06/2021

The island of Cebu really has so much to offer. From local delicacies to music, heritage, and beautiful tourist attractions, the “Queen City of the South” continues to amaze many. But candidly, who doesn’t love beaches and…

Nina’s live session trends; Foolish Heart rendition gives goosebumps on Monday night

Immae Lachica 04/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Nina, known as the Diamond Soul Siren, gave her fans and viewers a soulful Monday night via a live music session on Facebook. For three hours, she and her band graced and serenaded viewers…

Mariah Carey’s brother sues her for defamation over memoir

Inquirer.net Los Angeles 03/05/2021

Mariah Carey’s older brother on Wednesday sued the singer over her recent best-selling memoir “The Meaning of Mariah Carey,” accusing her of defamation and inflicting emotional distress. Morgan Carey is seeking unspecified damages in a complaint filed…

University of Liverpool offering master’s degree on The Beatles

Ian Biong 02/27/2021

The University of Liverpool has begun accepting applications for the first-ever master’s program on The Beatles’ impact on music and heritage. Aspiring students will be able to study the said course starting September 2021, the University of…

Lady Gaga’s dogs stolen in Hollywood shooting: US media

02/26/2021

Los Angeles, United States–Two French bulldogs belonging to US pop singer Lady Gaga were stolen in Los Angeles after the employee walking them was shot and wounded, US media reported Thursday. Los Angeles police said a gunman had taken…

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