A fill of pure magic, romance, and fantasy- that’s what Lisa Macuja-Elizalde, Ballet Manila’s CEO and Artistic Director, promises to everyone who will witness Snow White. The adaptation of the beloved fairy tale will be the third outing of Ballet Manila’s 22nd Performing season, Flights of Fantasy.
There is a new hang-out spot in the South! As a Laguna kid, my family and friends’ go-to place is Nuvali, Paseo de Sta.Rosa, or Tagaytay. Well, no surprise there because it has everything we need- cafes, restaurants, and open spaces. But I also know that it is best to avoid those areas this holiday season because the traffic is horrible. Good for us, Chatsi Coffee House & Beanery is very accessible. On top of that, they serve great food! They served us their best dishes and drinks from the menu during the Bloggers Night and I can’t wait to share them all with you!
As a south kid blogger, I consider attending events beyond Ortigas a journey! These areas are easily reachable but the traffic makes everything extra bad! Well, that will no longer be the case. Recently, my favorite gelato shop opened their first flagship store in the northern side of the metro. Mio Gelati is now up and running in Ayala Vertis North. On November 10, I attended the grand launch along with other food and lifestyle bloggers. We were treated to their best-sellers and even introduced us to their new line of treats!
We’re now a few weeks away from celebrating Christmas and that means that establishments all over the country will start boasting their holiday decors. Last week, SM Malls started the rounds in their different key stores. The major mall in the south, SM Southmall welcomed, us, bloggers and other special guests to the lighting of their giant Christmas Tree. On top of this, live music and a special performance from Stages delighted those who participated in the event!
We all loved Disney•Pixar movies for their outstanding storytelling, groundbreaking plots, and incredible animation. Every movie is great on its own. Who would have thought that a movie about talking marine animals could be a hit or a house filled with balloons can make us sob? Apparently, for the animation company, the sky is the limit. Nothing can stop them, not even death. This is proven true in their latest film Coco, based on the Mexican tradition Dia de las Muertos or Day of the Dead.
In celebration of the release of Disney•Pixar’s latest film, Coco, Filipino animator Gini Santos visited her home country on Nov. 6 to 7. Santos created a history in Pixar as the first woman Supervising Animator.