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Chuvaness to sue Paula Peralejo over defamatory blog post

Cecile van Straten on the cover of Spark Magazine

Cecile van Straten on the cover of Spark Magazine

Cecile van Straten, top fashion editor, Chuvaness blogger, and heiress to a billion-peso fortune, has reportedly sent a demand letter against former TV personality Paula Peralejo.

According to reputable sources, van Straten has retained Fortun Narvasa and Salazar.

In her demand letter sent through counsel, van Straten demands, inter alia, that Peralejo take … (Read More)

Comedian Tado dies in bus crash


Comedian Tado, or Arvin Jimenez in real life, died in a vehicular accident in a province up north.

Tado’s death was confirmed by the police. According to PNP-CAR, Tado was among the 14 passengers who died in a bus crash in

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Gabriela denies issuing support to Deniece, asks explanation on ‘misleading’ GMA-7 report


Lawyer Alnie G. Foja brought to Facebook her disappointment over a misleading report by GMA News reporter Sandra Aguinaldo, purporting that Grabriel issued a statement of support for Vhong Navarro mauling suspect Deniece Cornejo.

Read the rest of Atty. Foja’s note:

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Pitch Perfect 2 to be released in 2015

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Pitch Perfect sequel to open in 2015.

Good news, Pitch Perfect fans!

The well-loved sleeper hit starring Anna Kendrick, among others, will return to the big screen as its sequel got a release date next year.

Universal Studios made the announcement yesterday, U.S. time.

Pitch Perfect 2 will feature Elizabeth Bank’s directorial debut. Pitch Perfect writer Kay cannon is returning to pen the sequel.

The Pitch Perfect sequel is slated to open on May 15, 2015. Expected to be in the cast are orginal cast member Rebel Wilson and new cast member, Disney star … (Read More)

Getting Loud: Interesting new music acts

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Getting loud is not as simple as we think it is; it’s more than just cranking the amp up to 11 and breaking decibel records. There needs to be meaning and purpose, from something as simple as getting you to dance, or something as intense as getting you stoked to hit the ramp.

Many acts, particularly in the indie scene, strive hard to heighten the impact of their sound to the audience— they aim to “get loud” without making noise. In this case,harmony is necessary, and not just in a musical sense.

This is precisely the concept of “loudness” that Converse encourages, as exemplified by the bands it supports. Recently, the iconic sneaker brand found three exciting acts that shared this viewpoint: Paranoid City and Stereodeal.

Paranoid City

Paranoid City takes the synth and melds it with anything and everything. Songs like “Hello Strange” and the anthemic “Here We Are/Here We Go” show the interplay of influences, ranging from pop punk to electro dance.

Frontman Dax Balmeo provides the vocals and the guitar; Japo Araneta and Rommel Celespara are … (Read More)