miss lany zambrano of mediabiz prod., sumuporta sa naganap na grand presscon ni gerald santos!

gerald santos with his concert producer- ms. lany zambrano.

Sa naganap na grand prescon ni Gerald Santos last September 28, isa sa mga sumuporta ng ‘to the max’ sa mabait na male singer ay walang iba kundi ang concert producer ng Mediabiz Entertainment Productions na walang iba kundi si Mrs. Mellany Zambrano-Obal. Kasama ni Mellany ang kanyang guwapong husband n a si Mr. Erwin Obal, at, talaga namang nag-enjoy sila sa naging napakasayang event na ito na kanilang nasaksihan.

Malaking bagay ang pagdalo ni Mrs. Obal sa said presscon dahil nagbigay iyon ng ibayong moral support kay Gerald. Kaya naman very thankful si Gerald, kasama ang manager niyang si Mr. Cocoy Ramilo sa suportang ibinigay sa kanila ni Lany at ng Mediabiz Ent. Prod.

Mismong si Lany (Mellany’s nickname) ang nakasaksi kung gaano kamahal ng mga movie press people si Gerald. Lalo na sa naganap na Question & Answer ni Gerald with the entertainment press, pawang mga papuri at positive remarks ang nabanggit ng mga media people sa napakaguwapong singer.

Lalo pang pinahanga ni Gerald ang mga mediamen nung umawit siya ng mga selected songs niya sa kanyang third album na “Gerald Santos: Prince of Ballad”. Lalo pang na-impress ang lahat.

“Primarily, I like Gerald’s character kaya naman all-out support kaming mga taga Mediabiz sa kanya”, wika pa ni Lany sa blogger na ito nang makasalamuha niya sa naganap na presscon. “As a singer, he sings with passion. Napakabait na bata at very humble.”

Lany, by the way, before she ventured in concert-producing, ay isa ring media person  before. Dati siyang top female field news reporter ng channel 7. Pero since nung napangasawa niya ang kanyang cute na husband ay nag-decide na lamang siya na mag-produce ng mga concerts- at doon na nga niya itinayo ang Mediabiz Ent. Prod.

Sa November 23, Friday, at 9 P.M.- na gaganapin sa Metro Concert Bar- idaraos ang pinakamalaking concert production ng Mediabiz Entertainment for the year 2012. Ito ang concert na “The Asia’s Diamond Soul Siren And The Prince Of Ballad”, which will topbill Nina and Mr. Gerald Santos, no less. Talaga namang very exciting ang concert na ito dahil magmi-mix onstage ang kagalingan sa pagkanta nina Nina at Gerald.

Meanwhile, enjoy the pics below taken sa naganap na grand prescon ni Gerald, kung saan sinuportahan siya ng kanyang concert producer.

Go, go, go!

(written by robert manuguid silverio)
photos courtesy of Mrs. Mellany Zambrano-Obal

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gerald santos being interviewed by TV Patrol’s Mario V. Dumaual during the prescon.

TANGHALANG PILIPINO MOUNTS MARIO O’HARA’S “STAGESHOW”

the late film director and stage actor- MARIO O’ HARA (r.i.p.)

TANGHALANG PILIPINO MOUNTS MARIO O’HARA’S “STAGESHOW”

 

 

After the successful run of its stage play, “Walang Kukurap”, Tanghalang Pilipino (TP) pays tribute to the stage artists of yesteryears through its 3rd theater season offering entitled “Stageshow”, a grand musical play slated on October 10-21, 2012, 3pm and 8pm, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater) .

Written by the late veteran TV, film, and theatre actor, director-playwright  Mario O’Hara, Stageshow is a poignant and emotionally charged play which focuses on the plight of a small group of dedicated Filipino artists during the twilight years of their careers.  The play also takes us into a glimpse of a lost era in Philippine cultural history-the stageshows called the bodabil and where these artists are torn between their love for the art and economic survival. The play also touches on the reality that the torch-bearers of any culture are its artists and the tendency to discard the old for the new often comes at the expensive and irreparable cost of losing one’s soul.

Adapted from the American ‘vaudeville’, bodabil was a popular entertainment genre from 1920s to mid-‘60s, which spawned legendary talents like Dolphy, Bayani Casimiro, Rogelio dela Rosa, German Moreno, Sylvia La Torre, Pilita Corrales, Elizabeth Ramsey, Oscar Obligacion, Chichay, the tandem of Pugo and Tugo, among others. It featured a hodgepodge of musical numbers, short-form comedy and dramatic skits, often staged inside the theatres of Manila.

“The play captures the essence of the people behind a stageshow,” says Fernando “Tata Nanding” Josef, TP’s artistic director. Tata Nanding divulged that Mario O’Hara wanted to illustrate how these stage shows and their artists evolved from popularity to obscurity.

husband & wife team in real-life and onstage: Noni Buencamino & Shamaine Centenera-Buencamino.

Mario O’Hara’sStageshow topbillsthe talent and versatility of TP veterans–stage/film/TV actors Shamaine Centenera-Buencamino and Nonie Buencamino, with Liesl Batucan and Roeder Camañag who will act as alternates. Joining the cast are Angelina Kanapi, Mae Paner, May Bayot de Castro, Rayna Reyes, Rody Vera, Lou Veloso, Gie Onida, Pam Hundana, Gino Ramirez, Jonathan Tadioan, April Iñigo, Tara Cabaero, Hazel Maranan, Kaye Garcia, Agnes Sarreal, Anthony Falcon and Aaron Ching.

Directed by Chris Millado, Tanghalang Pilipino will also honor these stageshow  artists in a “Gabi ng Pagkilala sa mga Beterano ng Stageshow” on October 13, 2012. The play is also an official entry to the National Theater Festival in November.

Production staff also includes Jeffrey Hernandez (composer/arranger/musical director), Denisa Reyes (choreographer), Tuxqs Rutaquio (set designer), Brenda Fajardo (costume designer), Katsch Catoy (lights designer/technical director), TJ Ramos (sound engineer), King Catoy (videographer), Mia Bolaños (vocal coach), Tony Casimiro (tap dance instructor) and Yette Valenzuela (hair and make-up designer).

For ticket reservations, group sales, sponsorships, and special performances, please contact Ms. Cherry Bong Edralin at 0917-750-0107 / 0918-959-3949, 832-1125 local 1620/1621. Tickets are also available at Ticketworld at 891-9999 and at the CCP Box Office. Visit the official TP website at www.tanghalangpilipino.org.ph for other information.

an inspiring story…

SSSIP's "A.W.E." ((ATTIC of WHITE ETHEREALS!))

WILL GOD SPEAK TO A DRUG ADDICT? At the night of March 4, 2000 that God spoke to me, I was much-talked about in my street as the number one drug addict. I was also at that time, the choir director and pianist of the First Church of God of Manuguit in Tondo, Manila. While I admit that I paid runners daily to buy me the drug, most of the items they gave me were substandard and very few in volume. And often, they just took my money and never came back with the item.

As a former nursing student, i know about taking precautions as to dosage taken. At the time that I was using drug, i continued my work in the church and even taught English and Music to seminary students. Everything about my addiction was plain ugly rumors because i just stayed at my rented unit and…

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lance raymundo goes a little bit sexy with the mocha girls in the vid- “ISA PA NGA!”

lance does the ‘sexy’ thing.

Published on Sep 7, 2012 by 

ISA PA NGA (Official Music Video) by Mocha Girls
Directed by Shandii Bacolod
Videographer and Edited by Michael Angelo Loyola

Yes, dear avid viewers of Sip & Sip blog! That’s Lance Raymundo (in blue sando) doing all those sexy moves and seduction with a Mocha girl in that vid above, entitled “Isa Pa Nga”…

Indeed, many girls got wet seeing Lance in that blue sando and lifting-up his soooo tempting armpits!

Enjoy the vid!

Meanwhile, Lance would soon reveal a lot of things going-on with his career now! In the future blogpost/entries on Lance, you will know it!

“Announcement of my new showbiz projects is on the can”, Lance said to this blogger. “We are just waiting for the signals. For sure, Sip & Sip blog will be the first to report it!”

More on Lance, next issues of this blog!

by robert manuguid silverio

sip & sip’s :-) own list of THE 20 GREATEST HOLLYWOOD FILMS ON LOVE STORIES!!! (let’s not cry but smile…with tears of love and joy. haha–sip & sip*)

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They made this blogger (sip & sip) cry…

They made me smile, too…and feel.

They were forever inside my brain… in a memory kept-away from the harsh realities of life.

They, were, THE GREATEST HOLLYWOOD FILMS ON LOVE STORIES!

Most of them, I had seen on the cinemas… since I was very young… since I was a boy!

A few, I abled to watch at DVD’s…

I will always cherish these films.

AND FALL IN LOVE ALL-OVER AGAIN.

 

Hope you like my choices! (These are my ‘own personal choices’ and not to be contested by anyone, ok?) Enjoy reading this blog on Hollywood Love Story Films!

Let’s get it on!

1.) GONE WITH THE WITH THE WIND

Sip & Sip 🙂 says:

“Definitely, the greatest! Such a classic! It told a story of an immortal love… that human beings are capable of loving ONE  TRUE LOVE! Great setting, great cast. What a masterpiece!”

2.) OUT OF AFRICA

Sip & Sip 🙂 says:

“The most subdued love story film I have ever seen. Excellent. Meryll Streep was so superb in this movie! With traces of ‘Gone With The Wind’ backdrop, you would feel the beauty of life…. and love.”

3.) SOMEWHERE IN TIME

Sip & Sip Says:

“A very unique plot. An extra-ordinary love story.”

4.) ENDLESS LOVE

Sip & Sip says:

“A powerful love story with contemporary setting. A modern-day tragic love story about two youths ignited by so much passion… and a LOVE that could set a FIRE. Young Brooke Shields was so beautiful in this film directed by Franco Zeffirelli.”

5.) OTHER SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN

Sip & Sip says:

“It landed on the fifth slot of my best Hollywood film love stories because of its very beautiful theme song. And young Timothy Bottoms looked so great in this early 1980’s film.”

6.) MAKING LOVE

Sip & Sip says:

“This is the most decent gay film I’ve ever seen! Wow! It starred the young Harry Hamlin then, with very gorgeous Michael Ontkean, and Miss Kate Jackson. The story of young male doctor who’s married, but gay- and fell in love with a young male drifter. The kissing scene here of Michael and Harry is the  gentlest kissing scene this blogger have ever seen between two MAN.”

7.) A WALK TO REMEMBER

Sip & Sip Says:

“This film definitely made me cry… more than twice! A very beautiful but simple love story. Ms. Mandy Moore was so naive but poignant in this movie. I really love this film!”

 

 

8.) LOVE STORY

Sip & Sip says:

“With love, you can give your all.”

9.) THE VOW

Sip & Sip says:

“This is the only love story film which was shown only this year and was included on this list because of one great factor: MR. CHANNING TATUM. He was so amazing in this movie!”

10.) SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE

Sip & Sip says:

“Oh, my! I wanna be at the Statue of Liberty forever after I watched this film!”

 

11.) DYING YOUNG

Sip & Sip says:

“If love and dying be the reason of why we live, I’ll cherish this film eternally…. Campbell Scott, the young actor who was Julia Roberts’ leading man in this film, was so magnificent in this movie. And I so loved the production design!”

 

 

12.) BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S

Sip & Sip says:

“A love story with realistic approach.”

13.) PRETTY WOMAN

Sip & Sip 🙂 says:

“A female prostitute falling in love with a millionaire? Why not!”

14.) SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR

Sip & Sip says:

“Even when seasons change, our love will stay the same.”

15.) CINEMA PARADISO

Sip & Sip says:

“Need I say more? Truly, a great love story!”

 

 

16.) TITANIC

Sip & Sip says;

“A well-crafted film. Leonardo Dicaprio is my love! Haaaaaayyyyy!”

17.) YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE

Sip & Sip says:

“A song you’ll always remember… a movie you’ll never forget…. On the other side, the simplicity of this film made me cry when I was only 12 years old.”

18.) WESTSIDE STORY

Sip & Sip 🙂 says:

“The greatest love story-musical ever on Broadway and on the wide screen. Forever a classic!’

19.) MY BESTFRIEND’S WEDDING

Sip & Sip 🙂 says:

“Another Julia Roberts film. Shown at a time when life seemed to be so light and happy!”

20.) BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Sip & Sip says:

“This is an animated film. But the characters seemed so real!”

and that’s it! Hope you enjoyed my list!—-sip & sip 🙂

“passenger seat”

“passenger seat”

 

as the wind blows,

a season of change

unfolds…

 

as the driver looks,

the passenger feels

safe.

 

a smile,

a hug,

a thrill.

 

a new life embracing,

a new beggining…

a journey

a soul

a love.

 

come,

take a ride

with us.

 

and see

LIFE.

 

words by robert manuguid silverio (written sept. 23, 2012)

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Stephen Speaks
Passenger Seat lyrics

“I look at her and have to smile
As we go driving for a while
Looking nowhere in the open window of my car
And as we go the see the lights
Watch them glimmer in her eyes
In the darkness of the evening

And I’ve got all that I need
Right here in the passenger seat
Oh and I can’t keep my eyes on the road
Knowing that she’s inches from me

We stop to get something to drink
My mind pounds and I can’t think
Scared to death to say I love her
Then a moon peeks from the clouds
Hear my heart that beats so loud
Try to tell her simply

That I’ve got all that I need
Right here in the passenger seat
Oh I can’t keep my eyes on the road
Knowing that she’s inches from me
[ Lyrics from: http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/s/stephen_speaks/passenger_seat.html ]
Oh and I’ve got all that I need
Right here in the passenger seat
Oh and I can’t keep my eyes on the road
Knowing that she’s inches from me

Oh and I know this love grow
But I’m bit slow, Ohh

Oh I’ve got all that I need
Right here in the passenger seat
Oh and I can’t keep my eyes on the road
Knowing that she’s inches from me

And I’ve got all that I need
Right here in the passenger seat
Oh and I can’t keep my eyes on the road
Knowing that she’s inches from me

And I’ve got all that I need
Right here in the passenger seat
Oh and I can’t keep my eyes on the road
Knowing that she’s inches from me

And I’ve got all that I need
Right here in the passenger seat.”

 

 

 

 

for all the great dads … i loved.

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“for all the great dads… i loved.”

 

don’t blame yourself, dad.

if i grew-up,

and suddenly

i was gone…

 

i had a life, too

and i was happy

i lived it

to the fullest.

 

don’t blame yourself, dad.

i knew you were there.

you watched over me…

you cared for me

a great deal.

 

but somehow,

you’re a human, too

there are other powers…

far within

your reach.

 

but i never left you, dad

and i will never

go.

 

 

words by robert manuguid silverio (written -sept. 22, 2012)