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Pinoy grad student in US freed, granted 1-year deportation reprieve

By Jerrie M. Abella – A Filipino graduate student in the United States, earlier arrested for being an illegal alien, was released last week and granted a one-year reprieve from deportation.

Pinoy orchestra’s debut is hot-ticket event

By Ruben V. Nepales LOS ANGELES—For the cultural and social cognoscenti or just plain music lovers among the Filipinos living in Southern California, all roads tomorrow evening, May 17, lead to the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, where the first Filipino symphony orchestra outside the Philippines makes it historic Read more »

Music Video: 'Lipad' by Lea Salonga

The artist as Pinoy jazz icon

By Bernardo V. Lopez – Mainstream jazz is a little-known music genre in the Philippines. Here, we feature five Filipino veteran mainstream jazz artists — Richard Merk and Mel Torre (vocals), Rex Grupo (keyboard), Pete Ramido (drums), Abeng Lavapiz (bass).