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Finessing the art of being Filipino

Cutting Room Floor

The minute you walk into a party thrown by a Filipino family, you’ll see three things: a smorgasbord of food, a humongous pile of shoes in the foyer and a Magic Mic. The first Magic Mic I knew wasn’t Channing Tatum. For most people, the Magic Mic is an innocent,
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Custom Screening: Visions of Europe

Last weekend, as cinephiles the world over compared their picks for the Cannes Film Festival’s revered Palm d’Or award, another festival grabbed the attention of some 100 million viewers around the world. That festival was the Eurovision Song Contest that, last Saturday, crowned Sweden’s Loreen champion. Eurovision began in 1956
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