It's the latest craze in Cagayan de Oro and everyone is invited to take the challenge! Do you dare take the Revolution 15 challenge?
Named after historical areas during the war era, Pete's Patriots’ Revolution 15 shots honors the heroic acts of our national heroes. All shots are carefully crafted using classic Filipino alcohol as key ingredients to these drinks - Basi Wine, Tuba (!!!), Lambanog, Blue Curacao, among others.
These iconic drinks are then mixed with modern flavors such as Jagermeister, Tequila, Vodka and Bacardi 151 in order to produce a drink fit for heroes, and heroes only!
I had the chance to introduce Revolution 15 to media friends recently and they all agreed - enjoying Revolution 15 is quite the experience!
And here comes the challenge - if you drink all ...
I have a confession to make. I love, love, LOVE wastelands. Wasteland as in a place that has a lot of stuff that more often than not you don't need but really want! You can leave me at a wasteland and I'll be fine for several hours. Believe it or not, I get inspired whenever I'm inside one :D
In Manila, I have a couple of favorite wastelands but it's difficult to find one here in Mindanao. I guess the closest one I could think of are the 88-peso stores. Like the Japan Home Center at the Ground Floor of Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro or the Daiso store at Ayala Centrio Mall. These stores are akin to the dollar stores in the U.S. (which reminds me - I also frequently visited those dollar stores when I visited America. I'm a certified wasteland nut!)
Anyway, if you've been to one of the...
UPDATED: Popular Visayan novelty singer Max Surban will now be part of the show!
Fancy watching a comedy show that's sure to tickle your funny bones? Here's one event in Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao that you surely don't want to miss!
The Cagayan de Oro Federation of Senior Citizens Association, Zillion Life Global and the City Government of Cagayan de Oro will make possible a special comedy musical show this October 15, 2011 --- the Pinoy Jokebox featuring Tabo at Timba back to back with Max Surban!
Tabo and Timba is a hugely popular stand-up comedy duo. Tabo and Timba is a novelty duo that's also known for their songs "Salitang Hapon," "Ibon Ko," "Dead Or Alive," "Si Tasyong Tange," "Langaw At Gagamba" and "Yakozayo."
Max Surban, on the other hand, is of course known for his mega...
My mom, brother and I were in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao last weekend and since I still had 3 beverage coupons (yes, similar to those I gave away last December) from Starbucks (thank you Starbucks Philippines! :D) with me, we decided to use them at Starbucks Cagayan de Oro.
Starbucks CDO is the first Starbucks in Mindanao. Dubbed as the 166th store in the Philippines, Starbucks CDO is located at Limketkai Mall corner Rosario Crescent. You can't miss it --- it's just a few steps away from the main entrance of Lim Ket Kai Mall in Cagayan de Oro.
It was drizzling by the time we reached Starbucks CDO. Notice the water specks on my camera's lens:
There are several chairs and tables outside. The right side facing the main entrance door is the "smoking area."
I presented my...
I'd like to share with all of you the photos I took of talented comedienne Marietta Subong a.k.a. Pokwang during the "The Crooner and The Comedienne" concert last December 19, 2010, Limketkai Atrium, CDO. These are all raw photos, by the way. Apart from the watermarks, the photos have not been manipulated in any way. Please feel free to share this page and please leave a comment :) Thank you.
Also, as previously promised with you all, I'll share more videos of Richard Poon, Pokwang and Markki Stroem. I still have an exclusive video interview with Markki Stroem! Can't wait to share that with all of you! The former Pilipinas Got Talent finalist was a gentleman --- he was very eloquent, spontaneous, funny and smart. No wonder there are a lot of Markki fans out there!
In the meantime, en...
In its initial offering as a concert producer in Cagayan de Oro (CDO), Joey Pelaez Events is set to conquer the music scene on December 19, 2010 at the Atrium Limketkai Center with The Crooner and The Comedienne featuring the country’s top standard music singer Richard Poon and the fashionable and witty Pokwang, and introducing Markki Stroem of Pilipinas Got Talent fame.
Did you know that October is Smile Month? :) Smiles are the truest expression of happiness. And trust Havaianas to commemorate Smile Month this October with very special events that have equally special causes!
Havaianas, the world’s favorite flip-flops, is launching the “Design a Smile” campaign to spread cheer and share thousands of smiles with Filipino children! Havaianas is creating a venue for children to heal the broken smiles of other children who have cleft lip and cleft palate deformities.
The Havaianas Design A Smile series of contests will give children the chance to show the world their artistic talents and, at the same time, create better futures for the children of Operation Smile, a non-profit, volunteer medical organization that provides reconstructive surgery and hea...
Over the years, I've learned to shop not only because of the price of the item/s but also because of the quality of the said item/s. If in the past, I was willing to buy stuff because they're cheap and affordable and "somehow look okay," now I take into consideration the quality and the fact that the item may last for at least a few years. The item should also be a classic and not just something that you can wear because it's part of the trend or fad. The item should also be easily paired with just about anything you can get from your closet.
Enter Marks and Spencer. It is one of the United Kingdom's leading retailers. Each Marks and Spencer store sells clothing for men and women (and kids, too!), food, underwear, wine, shoes and even home and furniture stuff.
The prices of the items...
And so the much-awaited Starbucks Cagayan de Oro City, Northern Mindanao branch is finally a go! In fact, even though they have yet to issue an official press statement or press release about the upcoming Starbucks CDO branch, people have already been taking photos of the proposed site (it's reportedly going to be erected at Limketkai Mall corner Rosario Drive, right across the new Missy Bon Bon gelato store and breadshop, right across McDonald's Limketkai, a few meters away from the newly-finished Gateway Tower 1 and a few meters away from the soon-to-rise 18-storey Limketkai Hotel), talking about it in various online groups and fora and blogging about it!
Sabagay, who wouldn't be excited? Starbucks is a popular coffee chain and I'm pretty sure a lot of people will frequent the place a...
One of the most respected Filipino artist-groups will hold a farewell concert in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao very soon.
The APO Hiking Society, composed of Jim Paredes, Buboy Garovillo and Danny Javier, will hold a farewell show in Cagayan de Oro City on Friday, May 21, 2010, 8PM at the Atrium of the Limketkai Center. The concert, dubbed "Daghang Salamat...Paalam nAPO Cagayan de Oro," is their last concert as a group.
If you're a fan not only of the APO but of amazing Filipino talent and artistry at its best, then you must not miss this show.
The band Peryodiko will be the opening act. Tickets are priced at P2000, 1500, 1000, 700 and 300. This APO Hiking Society farewell concert is for the benefit of the community projects of JCI Kagayhaan Gold.
The APO Hiking Society first...
A pre- valentine concert to benefit Balay Mindanaw Foundation Inc., will be held on February 6,2010 at the Grand Caprice, Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro. One week prior to Valentine’s Day, Cagayan De Oro will be captured with love and romance as the Philippines’ Bossa Nova Queen, Sitti Navarro, will perform at her best in the concert entitled “Sitti: In Love With Bossa”.
Sitti: In Love with Bossa
A Pre-Valentine Concert
Grand Caprice Ballroom
Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday, February 6, 2010
TICKETS are available at all Dunkin Donuts outlets, Grand Caprice and Udangs Restaurant
This event is proudly sponsored by www.Mindanaoan.com, Bukidnon Online and ASTERISK Events and Communications
Interested ticket buyers can also leave their contact d...
Here are some photos taken during the Regine...Most Requested concert of Asia's Songbird Regine Velasquez in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao last December 4, 2009. These photos were taken by my very talented brother Bon, a professional photographer, illustrator, graphic artist and layout artist.
For more samples of my brother Bon's work, please check out his official website. Hire him if you need a wedding photographer --- he's simply amazing! Plus he often gets me as his back-up or 2nd photographer so there's a chance that we'll meet, too! :D Don't forget to let me know that you read my blog post about him, okay? :)
Regine Velasquez's concert was held at The Atrium, Limketkai Center, CDO. Musical director of the show was Raul Mitra (Regine's brother in law). Special guests were Jed Ma...
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