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Pauline Miranda

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A family rest house in Batangas transforms into an exclusive garden resort

The 11-hectare El Jardin de Zaida is a picturesque middle ground for those who want to unplug but not be totally off the grid

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Happening June to August: 10 theater shows to watch this season

The late Floy Quintos’ swan song, new unstaged one-act plays, reruns of some of the most talked-about productions, and more are on stage this quarter

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‘Bar Boys’ original musical: Remarkable beyond reasonable doubt

Although adapted from a 2017 Cinemalaya film of the same title, “Bar Boys” stands on its own with a balanced production that proves to be one of the best shows running this season

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The trippy, theatrical spectacle that is the Parokya ni Edgar musical

The newest jukebox musical is an amalgamation of comedy with commentary, women empowerment(?) with crass jokes, crazy randomness with a story that somehow works but also… does it?

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‘Rent’ in 2024 is a reminder to spend the days you have with love

“No day but today” is musical theater’s YOLO, and it’s telling us to go out to live life, and love

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3 aesthetic cafes in Bulacan for a mid-road trip coffee break

Bulacan is a province rich in history, heritage, and craftsmanship, but now it’s also slowly growing its cafe culture

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Half Saints launches private dining and studio

The versatile new space is located on the second floor of the QC restaurant

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Popoy and Basha’s love story gets the theater treatment in ‘One More Chance’ musical

Expanded characterizations and scenes, backed by Ben&Ben’s songs make the musical a fair 2024 update

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Surftown’s favorite cafe finally makes it to Manila with Del Union

Same but different: Del Union brings the quality coffee of surftown down to the city, but with a different vibe

‘Miss Saigon’ makes a spectacular return to Manila

More than two decades since it was staged in Manila, “Miss Saigon” returns with more Filipinos in its cast, a testament to the heritage of talent it has fostered over the years