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Cultural Potpourri | Biag is back!

It was a few weeks ago when I found a small pack of chocolates on our dining table waiting for me. Our household assistant said it came from Bian.

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Cultural Potpourri | A Musical Tribute to Maestra Ma. Victoria E. Tagle

“God has a purpose for your pain, a reason for your struggles, and a gift for your faithfulness. Don’t ever give up,”

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Cultural Potpourri | Impressions on Davao by a First Time Visitor

Last June 29 to June 4 was a busy schedule for me with my former UP College of Architecture (Diliman Campus) classmates visiting me. It had been months since Archt.

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Cultural Potpourri | The 54th Celebration of the Hijos de Davao 2018

The celebration of Hijos de Davao’s 54th anniversary held last Jun. 29, 2018, at the SMX Convention Center of SM Lanang Premier was made special with the presence of special guests which included Executive Secretary of the Philippines Salvador “Bingbong”

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Cultural Potpourri | Rene S. Gargallo, Marco Polo Davao’s New RBE Manager

Marco Polo Davao formally introduced its new Restaurant, Bar and Events (RBE) Manager to Davao’s lifestyle writers last June 27, 2018, at the Polo Bistro.  His name is Renato “Rene” S. Gargallo who has 15 years of hotel experience and

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Cultural Potpourri | Dining with a Manila Gourmet

More than a month has passed since the Marco Polo Davao led by its wonder women, GM Dottie Wurgler-Cronin and Director of Sales and Marketing Pearl Peralta-Maclang, joined the celebration of Philippine Airlines’ “4-Star Global Airline” certification with PAL executives

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Cultural | MAT’s Davao Urban Fighting Championship

   You have got to hand it to Marco Antonio Tamayo.  This Davaoeno health and fitness enthusiast who operates his own i.Flex Fitness Gyms, both in Davao City and Dubai, has made it a point to give back after all the

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Cultural Potpourri | Cecilia Pauliño Reta, Hijos de Davao Muse 2018

IN LAST year’s 53rd anniversary celebration of the Hijos de Davao, a statuesque, young mestiza glided through the catwalk wearing Davao’s fashion icon Alfonso “Boy” Guino-o’s Mindanao-inspired gown complete with a headdress.

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Cultural Potpourri | I-Sayaw Dance Studio’s “Movie Classics to Classics”

The I-Sayaw Dance Studio staged its successful summer dance recital entitled “Movie Classics to Classics” last June 1, 2018, at the SM City Annex Entertainment Center. Grandparents, parents, guests, yayas and drivers, and mall shoppers filled the venue and were

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Cultural Potpourri | Rene and Chona Lizada’s Thanksgiving Celebration

LAST JUNE 11, 2018, Rene and Chona Lizada shared a thanksgiving dinner at the West Empire Chinese Restaurant and Seafood Garden located along J.P. Laurel Avenue, Insular Village, Lanang, Davao City.

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