Sarah Geronimo, Rey Valera win big at MYX Music Awards

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 07:42 p.m.

SARAH Geronimo emerged as the big winner at the 10th MYX Music Awards after scoring four awards including Favorite Artist, Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Music Video for Tayo and Favorite Remake for Maybe This Time.

Idina Menzel PH concert set for June 7

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 07:40 p.m.

MANILA–Broadway actress and singer Idina Menzel is coming to Manila for a one-night concert on June 7 at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

The news was shared by Menzel on Twitter. Before her Manila concert, the Tony award-winning singer/actress will perform in South Korea and Japan.

Costanilla: Fine filmmaking, foundation

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 06:20 p.m.

COMMEND. I would like to commend seven dynamic gentlemen whose passion in filmmaking is beyond question. At first, they formed I-Image Production to cater to corporate and social events by covering anniversaries, weddings and receptions, birthday parties and other commercial engagements using top-of-the-line cameras and other gadgets. Of course, they also edit what they capture on their cameras and their finished product is always an impressive work of art. Now, these gentlemen are into an added venture–filmmaking.

Russian Film Festival 2015 in Cebu

Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 06:19 p.m.

LAST March 12 marked the official launch of the Russian Film Festival in Cebu. The annual film fest is celebrated in the Russian Federation and many other world cities to commemorate the Allied Victory of WWII, now on its 70th anniversary, when the Russians fought alongside other nations against Nazi Germany. 

Big Mountain to perform live in Cebu

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 08:17 p.m.

THE stage is set for America’s biggest reggae/pop band, Big Mountain, as they visit Cebu to perform their popular hits on Friday, March 27, 7 pm at The Terraces of Ayala Center Cebu.

Coco Martin not in a hurry to settle down

Friday, March 13, 2015 - 09:09 p.m.

'DARATING din tayo diyan.'

Sarah, Matteo going strong

Friday, March 13, 2015 - 09:07 p.m.

MANILA–Cebuano actor Matteo Guidicelli has dismissed rumors that he’s no longer in a relationship with pop princess Sarah Geronimo. He said they are going strong and very happy.

Diana Zubiri engaged to model boyfriend

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 05:07 p.m.

MANILA--Actress Diana Zubiri is now engaged to model boyfriend Andy Smith.

Albay guv blasts Xian Lim for rejecting promo materials

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 05:18 p.m.

MANILA–”No forgiveness deserved.”

This was the reply of Albay Governor Joey Salceda to television actor Xian Lim’s apology over his refusal to accept promotional materials during his trip to the province.

Aicelle Santos relishes solo career

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 05:16 p.m.

MANILA–Performer Aicelle Santos has no problem with going solo after singing group La Diva disbanded last year.

In a recent interview, the Kapuso talent shared that going solo has its own perks and disadvantages.

Serna: Love teams and marriages

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 09:00 p.m.

SO IT was not Angelica Panganiban who visited Cebu to thank moviegoers who were responsible for the surprise box-office success of That Thing Called Tadhana. It was her leading man, JM de Guzman, who spent time with the E-Group shortly before his mini-show at the SM City Cebu event center.

Matching his meek and smiling countenance is a very soft speaking voice, so soft that we had to crane our necks to hear his words clearly.

Talisaynon is Sinulog Idol Season 6 champ

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 01:28 a.m.

CEBU CITY -- A 19-year-old singer from Talisay City was named on Thursday night as this year's Sinulog Idol grand champion.

Who is your bet for the next Miss Cebu?

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 11:45 p.m.

The 31st Miss Cebu Coronation Night will be held on Wednesday, January 14, 6:30 p.m. at the Pacific Grand Ballroom of the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino.

Clavano, Buot shine in Miss Cebu 2015 pre-pageant night

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 10:28 p.m.

CEBU – The 12 beauties vying for the prestigious Miss Cebu 2015 title faced an ecstatic crowd on Saturday during the pre-pageant night at The Terraces in Ayala Center Cebu.

DongYan’s love story

Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 06:06 p.m.

THE love story of Kapuso royalty Dingdong Dantes and Marian Rivera has been an open book to the public. But if viewers think they know everything about the couple, whose relationship blossomed from reel to real, they might want to think again.

Serna: Mariposa, Milagring, Carlos Aquino to grace Catmon’s fiesta activities

Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 06:51 p.m.

HAPPY Chinese New Year! I avoided using the Chinese language because of the many versions I have come across.

Serna: Kapuso, Kapatid, Kapamilya join Cebu’s Pista Senyor

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 07:09 p.m.

AFTER producing three winners in three categories this year (an improvement from the past editions)—ballad and pop; folk, country and novelty; dance and upbeat—the Cebu Arts Foundation Inc. will pay more attention to marketing and will exert more efforts to establish a bond with local radio stations for the products of the music fest to enjoy more airtime.

Serna: ‘Little Bossing’ big money-maker

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 06:56 p.m.

LAST Saturday, the 12 candidates for Miss Cebu 2014 gathered at the inner roof deck of Harolds Hotel to sign the sponsorship contract to the prestigious beauty pageant sposored by GT Cosmetics Manufacturing.

Rivera lands FHM Thailand cover girl role

Friday, December 27, 2013 - 07:09 p.m.

THE GMA 7 star Marian Rivera has landed the cover of the popular men’s magazine FHM in Thailand. She officially announced the news of her Instagram account of Christmas Day.

Kris, Bimby, Ryzza promote ‘Bossings’

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 08:05 p.m.

THE Queen of all Media Kris Aquino is set to promote the latest film My Little Bossings at SM City Cebu.

Arida’s chances in Miss Universe tilt

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 07:39 p.m.

WOW! We’re inching closer to the homestretch of the year as the month of November makes its grand entrance with the celebration of the All Saints’ Day. Because of this, the entire nation is once again enjoying a long weekend.

Serna: ‘She’s The One’ to open nationwide

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 07:25 p.m.

A TWO-TIME best actor awardee, an undisputed box-office queen and one of the hottest young actor-matinee idol of today, will team up for the first time for a movie project that’s expected to excite moviegoers once again, so says promo diva Josie Pereyra.

Serna: Buendia, Blanco unite

Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 06:52 p.m.

CONSIDERED as the biggest entertainment event this week is happening tonight at the Pacific grand ballroom of the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino starting at 8 p.m.

Costanilla: Max Surban stars in ‘Palad’

Sunday, September 1, 2013 - 07:14 p.m.

MOVIE. At long last, the remake of the Visayan film Palad Ta Ang Nagbuot is already slated for nationwide screening starting Nov. 20 this year. This movie was shot in August last year in Parañaque with California-based director Dandin Ranillo on top of the entire filming. It was fun working with him and the rest of the production crew. Ranillo tasked us to translate his Tagalog script into the dialect weeks before shooting started. He also asked us to appear as a boxing promoter when filming actually began.

Serna: Billy Crawford’s intriguing comment

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 07:06 p.m.

WHEN I went to Cable Car Cebu last Thursday night, one thing I noticed among my colleagues who came much earlier were their droopy eyelids, reddish cheeks and uninhibited chats and laughter.

‘My Husband’s Lover,’ in Cebu today

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 01:51 a.m.

CEBUANOS will experience the excitement brought by GMA Network’s trending drama series— My Husband’s Lover — as its

Why Lawrence removed her Oscar from her house

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 08:35 p.m.

JENNIFER LAWRENCE has revealed that she was forced to hand over her Academy Award to her parents because of its “weird energy,” according to Access Hollywood.

Serna: Dingdong, Angel Aquino ripe for acting awards

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 06:59 p.m.

WE'RE now on the second half of the year. Before we know it, we’ll be on the tail end of 2013. Time really flies fast, especially if we have our hands full of things to attend to. We easily lose track of the passage of time.

Just make sure that you have been productive during all those times. That’s all that matters.

Kim Chiu’s mother passes away

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 04:54 p.m.

LOUELLA Chiu, the mother of Cebuana actress Kim Chiu, died Sunday in Cebu.

"Star Magic symphatizes with Kim Chiu on the passing of her mother, Louella Y. Chiu. We request that we give Kim and her family the respect and time to grieve for their loss. Thank You," Kim's handler, Star Magic, said in a statement released Monday afternoon.

Serna: Vice-Jessica, Charice as gay: non-issues

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 07:05 p.m.

MUCH had been said about the Vice Ganda-Jessica Soho issue and, as I have written in my Cebuano column in Sun.Star Super Balita last week, I don’t find it an issue. Period.