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Sheeran at MTS: The Little Red-Haired One-Man Band

Sheeran at MTS: The Little Red-Haired One-Man Band

aLfie vera meLLa August 8, 2017 0

Born on February 17, 1991, in West Yorkshire, England, the award-winning singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran started his singing career as early as 2004, independently releasing collections of his original materials. He eventually signed with a

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Were You an Atari Baby?

Were You an Atari Baby?

aLfie vera meLLa July 25, 2017 0

(On ’80s Video Games) If you were a kid or a teenager in the late ’70s or the mid-’80s, then you were surely one of those who spent countless hours in that era playing

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Hey, You! Don’t Sing That Song!

Hey, You! Don’t Sing That Song!

aLfie vera meLLa July 13, 2017 0

(False Sense of Entitlement) Story #1: Justin Bieber covers the song “Love Will Tear Us Apart” by Joy Division. Many fans of the seminal English Post-Punk band protested, starting to ridicule Bieber; some even

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Remembering Filipino Backyard (or Street) Games (part 2)

Remembering Filipino Backyard (or Street) Games (part 2)

aLfie vera meLLa June 29, 2017 0

Most of what many Filipinos regard as traditional backyard games of their culture are actually just derivations from or variations of foreign games, which were handed down to the Philippine culture some generations ago,

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Are You Sexy for the DKF Fashion and Singing Show?

Are You Sexy for the DKF Fashion and Singing Show?

aLfie vera meLLa June 14, 2017 0

DKF Runway 2017 June 16, Friday District Stop Dance Club The forthcoming summer fashion show billed as DKF Runway 2017 is another brainchild of Fran Vasu and AJ Batac. The entrepreneur Vasu is the

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Remembering Filipino Backyard Games (part 1)

Remembering Filipino Backyard Games (part 1)

aLfie vera meLLa June 14, 2017 0

In the current age of Internet, social media, and modern gadgetry we couldn’t really blame the children of today for no longer interested nor engaged in playing so-called traditional Filipino backyard or playground games.

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Naka-attend Ka Na Ba ng Fashion Show?

Naka-attend Ka Na Ba ng Fashion Show?

aLfie vera meLLa May 23, 2017 0

(DKF Runway, June 16, District Stop) Winnipeg’s Filipino community is steeped with events that involve singing, dancing, and other performance and entertainment arts. However, seldom do we see a full-on fashion show being produced

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A Successful Launching of Dalayoan’s A New Beginning

A Successful Launching of Dalayoan’s A New Beginning

aLfie vera meLLa May 23, 2017 0

(a short film documentary review) The pet project of veteran educator Gemma Dalayoan and her son Fernando Dalayoan, the documentary film A New Beginning for Immigrants had its successful, well-attended launching screening on April

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Philippines’ Finest Alternative Novelty Bands

Philippines’ Finest Alternative Novelty Bands

aLfie vera meLLa April 25, 2017 0

The Alternative Rock scene of the Philippines is populated by countless of bands and artists many of whom have made their unique marks in the country’s music history. The scene may be traced back

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Sino ang Mas Importante: Anak o Magulang?

Sino ang Mas Importante: Anak o Magulang?

aLfie vera meLLa March 21, 2017 0

(On the Importance of Understanding What’s Really Important) According to a news article (entitled “Your kids should not be the most important in the family” by John Rosemond, published on January 1, 2017, in

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