by aLfie vera mella
The local bands haLf man haLf eLf and The 12/21 each performed a set of its own style of music at Kabayan Bar & Grill on October 25, during the meet-and-greet party of the sport group Badminton Smashers. The highlight of the performance was the two bands’ collaborating to perform onstage together well-presented renditions of “I Melt with You” (Modern English), “In Between Days” (The Cure), and “Enveloped Ideas” (The Dawn). Members of the badminton group who were in attendance included Carol, Clachel, Alvin, Omar, Jacki, Racki, Mau, Christian, Michael, Marilyn, Laya, Joy, Jean, and Charina.
haLf man haLf eLf are Christine Mazur, Dave Labovich, Jeremy Rusu, Xaq Freeman, and aLfie vera mella. The 12/21 are the brothers Roman, Rico, and Roque Maceda.