The Muses of LVN Pictures

The Muses of LVN Pictures

These lakambinis (muses) of one of the Philippines’ biggest motion picture studios of the ’50s and ‘60s offer powerful lessons on women’s empowerment and lasting friendship.

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A Cebuana Songbird in the Windy City

A Cebuana Songbird in the Windy City

Meet a Filipina who’s making it in Chicago’s jazz, blues and gospel circuits.

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Forgive Us Our Signs 12

Forgive Us Our Signs 12

The best gift… the gift of laughter.

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The Happy Home Cook: Chilled BroCauli Salad

The Happy Home Cook: Chilled BroCauli Salad

When one thinks of salads, it is usually about leafy greens topped with some favorite dressing.  But recently, since I went on a no-rice diet, broccoli and cauliflower were my ‘go to’ vegetables to complement my meals.  So I thought why not concoct something using these abundant veggies in Baguio City.

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Baguio City Goes Cuss-Free, or Will It?

Baguio City Goes Cuss-Free, or Will It?

Baguio City’s anti-profanity ordinance is goddamn controversy.

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The Night I Drove to Bexleyheath

The Night I Drove to Bexleyheath

An intrepid traveler flies on the cheap to the UK, then drives “blind” to a London suburb on a dark and stormy night.

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The Happy Home Cook: Instant Pot Leche Flan

The Happy Home Cook: Instant Pot Leche Flan

After spending long hours in the kitchen preparing the main course for the big family gathering, the last thing you want to do is toil several hours more making dessert. Now you can prepare the all-time Filipino favorite Leche Flan dessert in the popular Instant Pot or most multi-cookers in half the time.

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Comedy That’s As Filipino As F___

Comedy That’s As Filipino As F___

See how Filipinos make themselves laugh.

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My Vow for Undang

My Vow for Undang

A young Filipina officer in the U.S. Navy safely guides her ship through dangerous waters and fulfills a vow she made as a child when a devastating typhoon battered her island.

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Kyoto Days

Kyoto Days

Getting to know Japan’s former imperial capital on a bike.

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