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Saturday, May 08, 2010

COVERAGE: adidas Originals Street Party at The Venice Piazza, Mckinley Hills

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The Venice Piazza Mall Open Park in Mckinley Hills just experienced a massive street party by adidas and it was well attended by different people from the arts, music, extreme games, sports, pop culture realm. The adidas originals Street Party is the first party we have here inManila to celebrate the street as the roots of authencity, style and originality. It was a fun night and event that I arrive 3 hours late, I noticed that the party just started with people dancing, fireworks and fashion show . I saw the 501st Legion Philippine Outpost (aka Star Wars people in costume) trooping around and funny to see our friends getting crazy to have a chance to hug Darth Vader.

The booze is everywhere, fish balls, hotdogs, all of it are free. There are a lot of booth of activities, games and a free personalize artwork for your adidas shoes. Skateboarders, fire dancers, BMX riders, hip hop dancers are everywhere and the night never stop.

adidas really show us how to organize a party, and I can say this is the best party ever in Manila. Free stuff for everyone and I took home a Darth Vader bobble head toy while my friends got this animal soccer player stuff toy.

more pics below

Laptop is now officially dead

I now declared that my laptop Compaq C500 is now dead.

it crashed while I'm working and now it reboots over and over again. The Win XP got corrupted and now I'm having a hard time recover all those files, and bad part is that my dvd rom is also dead. I bought this laptop after my graduation last 2007, and its a gift from my parents.

so right now, im trying to fix this by using this method How to Install Windows XP using a USB Drive / Flash Drive the EASIEST way

me and Lace already decided to buy a new laptop.
but the problem is that, my money is needed for the baby delivery in the coming 2 weeks.

and I need to work hard to earn more. ohh great.

will use other resources and try the old pc here at home, but I'm having problems using it, coz the hard drive is slow and old, and it will crash anytime.

going to revive this, and if it fails. all blogging activities will be delayed for the moment.

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COVERAGE: Microsoft Bloggers Night @ 6750

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A night of techie fun with our fellow bloggers at the Microsoft Bloggers Night that was held at 6750 in Makati. I learned so many things that night about Microsoft, Bing, Photosynth, Office 2010, Bing Maps, Mesh and more. Me and Lace arrived there at around 8pm and we got late and everyone finished their dinner and the talk or seminar already started. I got there in time for presenting the Bing Maps, JayveeF and a guy from Microsoft discuss to us the power and use of these Bing Maps with 3D and photosynth features.

Check out more below for my story and updates

Friday, May 07, 2010

Wifi Launching Event @ SM Taytay - some details

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Watch out for the Wifi launching at SM Taytay on May 19th. Watch out for official announcement of details here in our network. Grab 1 of these premium www.ilovesmcitytaytay.com shirt...

Exclusively for the WIFI Launch!!

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CONTEST : Win 10 tickets for the Then and Now Massive Music Festival 2010

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I'm giving away a crazy 10 bronze tickets for you and your barkada to watch the Then And Now Massive Music Festival 2010 on May 15, 2010 at 8PM in SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. To add more excitement to this contest, I'm working on something with the organizers to have a meet/greet session with the artist, so if you will win the tickets here in my blog, then you have a chance to meet the artist in person too.

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All you have to do is post a comment here in my blog, and we will raffle it on May 12, 2010. I heard that artist will be here around May 13th, so the meet/greet might be on the same day with me and the bloggers, and YOU. Make sure your email is valid, and reply to soneone's comment post is not accepted.

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Another chance to win is that you post a blog about the concert, insert the concert poster, the venue, time and date, event website, and add one or more videos of any artist who are featured in the poster, and a hyperlink going back here in this blog post. Post your blog url here in my comments board, and you will win not only 10 tickets, but also a possible meet/greet with the artist. Sounds fun di ba? so let's get it on!

multiple comments and multiple blog posts are accepted :)
but we limit a one comment and blog post entry per day.

Prize
10 bronze tickets / plus a possible meet and greet with the artist
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The THEN AND NOW Massive Music Festival 2010 featuring JoJo, Frankie J, Baby Bash, Diana King, SWV, P.M. Dawn,All-4-One and V Factory happens on a Saturday, May 15, at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. Tickets are available at Ticketnet and Ticketworld outlets.

The THEN AND NOW Massive Music Festival 2010 is a production of Divan Media.
http://www.thenandnowconcert.com

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I still have lots of tickets here, Bronze, Silver, Gold and VIP. If we see a lot of participants and entries, then we will add more winners to our contest.

Thursday, May 06, 2010

MOVIES: Gemma Arterton, from "Clash of the Titans" to PRINCE OF PERSIA

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Rising star Gemma Arterton is the first to admit she has come a long way in such a short space of time. Before appearing in the recent box-office smash “Clash of the Titans” opposite Sam Worthington, she played a Bond girl in the latest 007 movie “Quantum of Solace.” Now, she stars in Walt Disney Pictures’ “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” where she plays Tamina, a high priestess who teams up with Prince Dastan (Jake Gyllenhaal) to save the mystical Dagger of Time which has the ability to turn back the clock. But with plenty of interested parties desperate to get their hands on it, the pair must battle against the odds to work out exactly who they can trust during this quest full of twists, turns and epic adventure. (more below)

MOVIES: SEX AND THE CITY 2 -- A Sequel That Truly Sparkles

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The fun, the fashion, the friendship: “Sex and the City 2” brings it all back and more as Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Samantha (Kim Cattrall), Charlotte (Kristin Davis) and Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) take another bite out of The Big Apple—and beyond—carrying on with their busy lives and loves in a sequel that truly sparkles. (more below)

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Google Map Precint Mapping Party for May 10 E-day

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got the announcement from Aileen Apolo-De Jesus of Google
she and our blogger friends are doing a precint mapping party in prep. this E-day May 10, 2010. check http://www.google.com.ph/intl/en/landing/elections2010/

or
http://www.findyourprecinct.ph/


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Need Help Mapping Precincts in These Regions

We are monitoring closely the mapping of precincts and in the past few days page views have spiked up. NCR is 80% mapped already, but we hope you can help get people from the following regions:

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Region 1 - Ilocos, La Union, Pangasinan
Region 2 - Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino
Region 4-B - Marinduque, Mindoro, Palawan
Region 5 - Bicol
Region 9 - Zamboanga (probably because of the brownouts)
Region 10 - Bukidnon, Caminguin, Lanao, Misamis

Thanks,
Aileen

The Laptop Shutdown

I'm so disappointed last night that my laptop crashed while reading this document from a client, and I didn't expected that the document I downloaded was opened to only and used all my laptop's memory, I wasn't aware and that 20MB file opened only in the memory and accessed by my document reader, I found it out when my laptop began to slow down and didn't saw the downloaded file in my desktop.

I tried to close the reading software and then my mouse just crawled and it failed to reach the "X" close button, then I saw the heavenly act of blue screen of death. I didn't panic and decided to reboot my laptop and start all over again. I noticed that the boot up of my laptop began to slow down, it took more than 10 minutes to load that Windows XP logo out of my screen and then when it completes to reboot, all of my icons were gone in my desktop, my wifi, audio, and other apps were gone.

I decided to reboot again and waited for another 10 minutes, but the 10 minutes reaches more than 15 minutes. I decided to watch Pinoy Big Brother in the room, but then I fell asleep while waiting, and then when I woke up and look at my laptop. OMG! the reboot is not yet finished.
And because that I'm so pissed off already and will miss a deadline that night, I forced shut down my laptop and let it sleep for the whole evening, then after waking up in the morning, I checked my laptop and it seems to work properly and more faster.

oh wow! I think my laptop needs to rest after that all those stress. I already got an idea to buy a new laptop, but my budget is low and need to raise more money for Lace's pregnancy and delivery in the coming weeks, so I need to be careful now and need not to stress my laptop, because this is my life partner for since 2007, and for around 4 years this baby did a lots of job for me. So dear laptop, thanks for coming back to life and don't leave me hanging heheheh.

lessons learned, let our laptop sleep for 10 hours and give it a pampering massage.

VIDEO : Master Diwa sings an acapella of Final Fantasy VII: One Winged Angel


I'm not very familiar with the game and OST, but when I hear the name "Sephiroth!" ok ok ok, I'm now familiar and I start to enjoy watching this video. Two thumbs up to Master Diwa for doing an acapella..and wait.... choral and violin music oh wow!

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

TECH: Apple gift item suggestions for Mother's Day

Mother's Day is coming and we have a gift suggestion from Apple, a one of a kind digital make over for this year. A busy mom, creative mom and a traveling mom can have a better companion during the day.Check out the list of Apple items that is perfect for your mom.

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A Macbook is a perfect partner for busy moms, she can easily connect to the web, keep important dates on the calendar, pull out fave online recipes, making some iPhoto slideshow and photo gallery of the latest family trip to share with friends and family, Macbook is the best partner and assistant for a busy mon on the go. (m0re below)

Philippines attempt to have a Guinness World of Record for the longest online Mother's Day greeting

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Johnsons and Johnsons will attempt a Guinness record for the longest online Mother's Day Greeting this May 9, 2010. Johnson's Baby and World of Vision are partners for this event and together they created a different kind of Mother's Day event and celebration this 2010, it will give Filipino moms a special kind of Mother's day greeting, and it will help send underprivileged kids to school, and will make Mother's Day online history.

The event is called "Baby Your Mom Day", a everyone is invited to have a special Mother's day greetings online, and for each greeting Johnson's Baby will donate Php50 to World Visions to help the kids go to school. Famous celebrities and World Visions Amabassadors will join the program - Sam Milby, Marc Nelson, Sam Concepcion, Julia Clarete and many others. (more details below)

Grade School For Yuppies on May 15th

Here's an interesting event..

New Slang, an online publication and writer's collective devoted to theme based nonfiction, in partnership with Ayala Museum presents Grade School For Yuppies--an open mic night that's part show-and-tell, part storytelling where we begin with a simple questions to arrive at larger answers. These are questions we may or may not have asked ourselves before, through which we hope to arrive at larger truths about our selves, our creative processes, and our shared and personal histories. (more below)

Florian Theuer at Design Talks, Ayala Museum

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Here's another series of forum on designers talk about their own designs, and this May 12, 2010 at 4:30pm Wednesday, meet Florian Theuer, a Manila based lighting designer. He is the founder of Theuer EuroLightning consultancy Corp. and has done projects in Germany, Philippines, Spain, Thailand, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

check out the poster above for schedules and entrance fee.
but free admission for all museum members.

FOOD: Délifrance's exclusive Mother’s Day Brunch

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Here's a special promo and treat from Delifrance for our Moms, you can celebrate and treat your moms during the Mother's day and have a nice brunch with a first course of Frittata with Stuffed Tomato and then followed by a sweely Blueberry Pancakes with Frankfurter and fruit plate. All meals are served with Mimosa Mocktail and Bottomless Coffee. The Brunch special is available on May 9,2010 from 10am-12nn.

The Mother's Day Brunch is available in 7 selected Delifrance cafes: Alabang Town Center (807-5022), Greenhills Theater Mall (722-2456), C5 Libis (687-2549), Mall of Asia (556-0562), Roosevelt (721-1284), Robinsons Place Manila, and UN Avenue (523-5555). Due to limited seating, we accept reservations. Visit www.delifrance.com.ph for the Café Directory.

Boracay 2010 day 3 - sunset photowalk by the beach

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Another photo walk session during my 3rd day stay in Boracay and this time our photo walk series features people and their activity during the sunset. I observed that the beach begins to be crowded at around 5pm, all of them are waiting for the sunset and have lots of photo op behind it.I didn't got a nice photo of the sunset, it was cloudy that day.

more photos below

Weekend Gourmet Market at Eastwood Mall

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Eastwood Mall is having their own Weekend Gourmet Market every Saturday and Sunday, from 10am-11pm. The Weekend Gourmet Market is located at the 2nd and 3rd level of Eastwood Mall, they are inviting everyone to explore the Eden of sweets, baked goodies and hard to find gourmet cooking ingredients. Also available are a wide selection of fruits, veggies, flowers, plants and more.

I'm going to visit this soon and report what's the most interesting food they have for us. Btw, I'm also excited that me and the foodie bloggers will visit Zhao resturant next week, I'm thinking of organizing the sched on a weekend, so that I can check them both in one day, hmm what do you think?

more photos below

FOOD: Experience American Idol mania at Greenwich

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Greenwich, the exclusive co-presenter of American Idol on Star World, lets you taste the unique American Idol Experience as it gives you the chance to collect limited edition American Idol premium items. The Philippines’ favorite pizza Chain treats all idol fanatics with free AI premium items for every purchase of the latest limited edition AI pizza. (more below)

MOVIES: The Moment of Truth Happens in THE KARATE KID

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Considered as one of the year’s potential U.S. summer blockbusters, Columbia Pictures presents the new action adventure “The Karate Kid” starring child actor Jaden Smith (“The Pursuit of Happyness”), Oscar-nominee Taraji P. Henson (“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”) and legendary Asian superstar Jackie Chan (“Rush Hour”). (read more below)

MOVIES: SEX AND THE CITY 2 Director Dishes Out on the Sequel

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Plot details have been mysteriously scarce about the eagerly-awaited sequel, “Sex and the City 2” but in the following interview, writer-director Michael Patrick King reveals some key and fun information that will have to do until Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda sashay into the big screen soon. (more below)

MOVIES: Jake Gyllenhaal Tackles First Action-Hero Role in PRINCE OF PERSIA

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Primarily known for memorable dramatic roles, Jake Gyllenhaal now embarks on his first action-adventure film with Walt Disney Pictures’ “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.” Inspired by the best-selling video game series, the movie is produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and the same team behind the blockbuster franchise “Pirates of the Caribbean .” (more below)

MOVIES : Young Actors Take on Freddy in A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (Opens May 12)

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Two of today’s most promising young actors – Kyle Gallner (“A Haunting in Connecticut”) and Thomas Dekker (TV’s “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”) -- take on Freddy Krueger, in New Line Cinema’s re-imagining of “A Nightmare on Elm Street.”

Gallner and Dekker play Quentin and Jesse, respectively, who – along with other teenagers Dean (Kellan Lutz), Nancy (Rooney Mara) and Kris (Katie Cassidy) live on Elm Street . At night, they’re all having the same dream—of the same man, wearing a beaten fedora half-concealing a disfigured face and a gardener’s glove with knives for fingers. And they’re all hearing the same frightening voice…One by one, he terrorizes them within the curved walls of their dreams, where the rules are his, and the only way out is to wake up. (more below)

TV: FlashForward secrets revealed in Gimme some truth

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A secret liaison of no less than the President of the United States and details about FBI agent Mark Benford’s (Joseph Fiennes) own flashforward that threaten to destroy his credibility and cut funding for the Mosaic investigation are revealed in FlashForward episode 5, Gimme some truth.

After undergoing intense “grilling” in a Senate hearing that will decide whether the government would continue to fund their Mosaic investigation, Mark finally admits to FBI assistant director Stanford Wedeck (Courtney Vance) that he was drunk in his flash forward. (more below)

Bloggers invite for movie premiere of Nightmare on Elm Street

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I dare you to watch this movie!
May 6, 2010
SM Megamall, Cinema 6
7PM

RSVP below

Nike Basketball launches Nike Lebron VII P.S.

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Nike Basketball launches a new shoe line this summer - The Nike LBJ VII P.S., is a lightweight, low to the court model of the Air Max LeBron VII and specially designed for the 28 game post season sprint. It showcases asymmetrical collar w/c is highger on the medial side for roll over protection and cut lower on the lateral side for greater ankle mobility speed.

SRP: Php 6,995
Colors : Red - now available. Blue - available on June 1, 2010

more pics below

Captain America movie : Hugo Weaving as the Red Skull (confirmed!)



Here's an official update directly from marvel.com and they just announced that actor Hugo Weaving is confirmed to play as the Red Skull in Marvel Studio' upcoming film "Captain America: The First Avenger". Hugo will join in the roster of Marvel comics live action characters along with Chris Evans who will be Captain America for the film. Film will be released on July 22, 2011 under Paramount Pictures. We see Hugo a lot in movies like in Matrix, LOTR, Transformers, V for Vendetta and Wolfman, his voice in some voices played an important role, and this time, his voice and acting is needed again to play as the Nazi agent Red Skull.

Also in other news, Hayley Atwell will play as Peggy Carter in the movie, as the character who fell in love with Captain America during they fought war together. hmm smells like a war-action-love story.

source: marvel.com

ANIME : Stigma of the Wind in Animax Asia on May 19

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After being banished by his family for being unable to master the power of flames to do battle, Kazuma returns four years later as a master of wind powers instead. However, when his family members are killed by a wind power user, all signs point to Kazuma as the murderer, and he faces a daunting task to prove his innocence.

Stigma of the Wind premiering 19 May 2010, airing weekdays 7.30pm on Animax

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

TV: Koreanovela invasion in Animax Asia

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This is an interesting update from Animax Asia. Koreanovelas or tv series already invaded the Animax Asia channel, they are featuring hit series of Korean tv series such as Princess Hours, Coffee Prince and My Girl. Check out the news below and their schedule this May 2010. I'm going to update this post, and will let you know if the series comes Korean dub with English subtitles.

8pm premiere broadcast will be in Filipino dub with English subtitles, while the variety shows will have Korean audio with English subtitles.And the at 12am a replay broadcast of all shows will have Korean audio with English subtitles.

check out the Koreanovela feature below

KPOP: Pretty Boys & Girls variety show

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Pretty Boys & Girls seeks Korea's best looking and most talented male and female performers. With each and every contestant looking very attractive, they have to prove with song and dance that they have more than just looks. Facing the prospect of elimination in each round, contestants will do their very best to outshine each other and be the last one standing.

Pretty Boys & Girls premiering 4 May 2010, airing Tuesdays 8pm on Animax

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KPOP: Live Power Music in Animax Philippines

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A weekly one hour program that celebrates the best of Korean music. Each week, featured Korean artistes will perform their latest hits and showcase their newest songs LIVE to an adoring audience. Top Korean artistes in action include DBSK, SS501, Girls’ Generation, Wonder Girls and many more!

The show already premiered last May 3, 2010. Live Power Music airs every Monday at 8PM on Animax Philippines and Malaysia

SPORTS: Takboto : Takbo para sa tamang boto

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Proudlyfilipina.com in cooperation with the Soroptimist International Eastwood City District and 3 Thousand Club of the Americas Philippine Chapter will hold a Women’s Fun Run event on May 8, 2010 at the Mall of Asia grounds. (details below)

Winners of the concert passes for ALIVE OUT THERE! featuring Urbandub

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congrats to the 4 bloggers
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http://haynato.blogspot.com/2010/04/watch-urbandub-first-decade-live.html

http://aroundthebuzzprimetime.blogspot.com/2010/04/alive-out-there-online-concert-features.html

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winners will be contacted via email and will inform how and when to claim their online ticket for the online concert of Urbandub. Thanks so much to all my blog readers who joined the contest, just keep updated here for more online contest. Winners were selected via electronic raffle using random.org. Thanks also to Globe Tattoo for sponsoring a contest for all my blog readers.

Movie Bloggers invite for Bakal Boys special screening this May 5, 2010 at SM MOA

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Bakal Boys
May 5, 2010
SM Mall of Asia CENTERSTAGE
6PM

Click below to register and sign up

TECH: BlackBerry news - top 5 mobile makers in the world,BlackBerry 6 and 2 new BlackBerry phones

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International Data Corporation (IDC) just released their Q1 Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker report and we learned here that BlackBerry/Research In Motion is now included in the top 5 mobile phone makers in the world, and it sits at the 4th rank along with other mobile phone brands and ranking is based on the shipment of units during the 1st year over year change. And wow! They already shipped 294.9 million units in the 1st quarter of 2010 compared to the 242.4 million units last year quarter of 2009.

check out for more news below

TECH: BlackBerry Apps for your Mom this Mother's Day

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I received an update from my BlackBerry PR people about this Mother's Day app for their BlackBerry. So if your mom owns a unit and love to use some Apps, then I suggest try these available apps for her to use. BlackBerrry App World is the best to find a mix of mobile apps designed for her to make our mom's life more easier and fun.

check out the apps below available for your mom.

Be one of the first to see Legally Blonde The Musical

You may have heard that Elle Woods is hopping on a plane to dazzle us with her talent in the upcoming Atlantis Productions’ presentation of Legally Blonde The Musical. Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the hit film that catapulted Reese Witherspoon to stardom, Legally Blonde The Musical features Nikki Gil as Elle Woods, the girl who doesn’t take “no” for an answer. When her boyfriend dumps her for someone “serious”, Elle packs up Bruiser and her designer clothes, hits the books and sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law. Along the way, Elle proves that being true to yourself never goes out of style.

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As you and your fab femme friends get ready for the funniest musical of the year, remember that the best way to do so is by using your Metrobank Credit Card!

Simply accumulate P15,000 spend* on your Metrobank Femme Visa or any other Metrobank Credit Card and you’re on your way to getting up to 50% off on tickets to the exclusive June 25 gala at the Meralco Theater. Just submit your charge clips at any Ticketworld outlet for validation.

Don’t miss out the opportunity to unveil the Elle Woods in you! Get your tickets now! Call Ticketworld at 891-9999 for details.

Be updated with the latest Metrobank Card promos here: https://www.metrobankcard.com/promos/whatsnew.aspx

Boracay 2010 day 3 - photowalk by the beach

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Here's another photowalk session in Boracay after attending a press briefing and event of Philips: Wellness in Paradise. It was hot that day, but I love to see the blue skies and fluffy clouds in the sky, sea water is high and few people are roaming around the beach at 10am to 3pm. I went around and sometimes stay in one place taking pics with my Olympus E 520 and 150mm zoom lens. After publishing my day 2 photo walk in Bora, I just got this idea to create a photo blog all about Boracay, hm will just do that if ever I have the time or maybe in my next visit this year.

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Boracay 2010 day 2 - my 1st Yoga class

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We attended a yoga class on the day 2 of our Boracay stay and as part of the Philips : Wellness in Paradise event. Me and the invited media and bloggers experienced a a session with a yoga foreigner instructor. This is my first time to try yoga and because I'm so lazy to try this at home with my wife infront of a yoga video, but having a session with a yoga master is very different and I start to like yoga now. We did lots of twisting and I felt a good feeling and breathe using my nose only. I recovered after the one hour session and my yoga mates got lucky to try the Philips Infracare machine to remove all the muscle stress and it serve as a pain reliever.

more photos below

Monday, May 03, 2010

EVENT: Microsoft Bloggers Party on May 6

Everyone will be there and I want to extend this invitation for you! no need to register, just be there and witness the tech event and games for all bloggers. I heard from JayveeF that the event s open for all and since the online registration is now closed, he said that just be there and attend.

see you there!
blogger friends, if you will attend, post a comment and inform me here :)


CONTEST : Win a Limited-edition Cherie Paris “Peace” watch from Urban Time by posting comments below

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Make a Stand for Democracy Now

Elections should always be about change, about hope and the chance to start anew. But while this strong pillar of democracy should be all about the collaborative power of the Filipino people to choose leaders that they believe and trust in, history has shown that some have chosen to wrest power through violence, brutality and bloodshed. (read more below)

Sunday, May 02, 2010

Boracay 2010 day 3 - bora is hiring! live in bora now!

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Been thinking of an idea years ago to live and work here in Boracay, so that you can enjoy forever the sun and the beautiful beach of Boracay. There are lot of jobs here and if you can't get a job in Manila, then try it here! I could be a photographer for tourist, guide to Koreans, or even a acoustic singer at night.

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yup! they are hiring! apply now :)

Boracay 2010 day 2 - photowalk by the beach

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I love to take photos and do some photo walk. I brought my Olympus E 520 and took some snap shots of people here in Boracay. feel free to click the photo to enlarge.

more photos below

Boracay 2010 day 2 - Philips contest - create your own concoctions fruit shake

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Okay~! I suck in making fruit juice or shake, that's why I let people at home make one for me, but looks like I need to learn on how to mix and match different kinds of fruits and alcoholic drinks. Philips just organized this contest for us media and bloggers and I was there to try out to mix that banana, watermelon, tanduay rhum, and melon vodka. I called my drink, the Backdoor, bec. the taste of the shake has no trace of alcohol but the kick will run after some minutes you drink. I lost, but happy to see that our media friends created great shakes! All of our shakes are powered by Philips blender. Prize of the contest is a Philips blender. wow! congrats to all winners - Owen, Adrian and Mommyba.com

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Boracay 2010 day 2 - Nestle Pops Beach Dodgeball

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Run! if you saw a girl that will throw a ball at you, dodge it and survive! that's the nature of the sport for Dodgeball, for a team of 5, you will battle with another team at the beach and then throw balls to each other. I already played this sport last year and it was fun, Dodgeball is an upcoming PE sports class soon in some universities. The Nestle Pops hosted a special tournament and the winner will take home a Php20k money back to Manila. Didn't expected that top and pro players will be here.

check out for more sports action below

Boracay 2010 day 2 - tech event at the Philips Wellness in Paradise

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This is an awesome tech event that I attended and it is held here in Boracay. Philips presented to us their latest tech and gadgets for your new lifestyle, health, entertainment and wellness. Im amazed to this new gadget of Philips that can cure and heal your muscles for minutes, the Infrared Muscle Pain Reliever will do the work for you, Philips blender also features this cool buttons that give different speed levels in blending your fruit and ice, Philips Go Gear is one my fave mp3 players and love that they are also releasing new head phones for music lovers. We're going to feature all those new gadgets here as soon as I arrive home in Manila, but check out below for some photos of the tech fair of Philips in Boracay. Yeah! they are giving free fruit shakes for everyone.


Philips Infrared Muscle Pain Reliever

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The blogger

Azrael Coladilla is the blogger of Azrael's Merryland. This blog started as a personal blog in 2003, and then converted the blog into a lifeblog about his interest and reporting about pop culture, lifestyle, entertainment, technology, food, travel, toys, outdoor adventure, internet and social media. Awarded as the 2009 Most Influential Blogger for Luzon, Philippines, awarded by the Philippine Blog Awards. He is a full time blogger and photographer and freelance events organizer, social media specialist and marketing consultant. He is the founder of several online communities - Manila Bloggers Network, PBNetwork PH, Oh My Food! community, Cavite Bloggers, and Philippine ToyCon. He loves traveling, eating, watch movies, meet new people, photography and collects Transformers toys.


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