Pulse the Heart of Vice Ganda in America


Another surprise is at stake for patrons and followers of Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, California, on the nearing scintillating performance at Pechanga Summit come May 13 at 6pm by the famous visiting artist Vice Ganda, popularly-known as a comedian, TV host, singer and actor in the Philippines.

Pechanga Resort Casino is well-known for hosting the best and the brightest Filipino entertainers and performers such as Megastar Sharon Cuneta, the singer/actress and Tony Award Winner Lea Salonga, popular singing group 4 Voices 1 Journey, winner of “Star Power Search 2011” Angeline Quintos, international actress and top endorser Anne Curtis, and Pop Star Princess Sarah Geronimo - who all gave wholesome entertainment to the delight of the crowd.

Before becoming well-known as Vice Ganda, he is commonly called ‘Totoy’ (young boy). The youngest of five, ‘Tutoy’ or Jose Marie Borja Viceral in real life grew up on the streets of Sta. Cruz, Manila. At first glance, he is like any other young boy in their neighborhood, playing basketball and fond of checking on women. But for ‘Tutoy’ he found out since the start that he was not so fond of women.

It became an inspiration for ‘Tutoy’ the early demise of his father and the fact that his mother had to go abroad and work for the family. He was branded as “Vice” by his close friend, a sweet version of his surname “Viceral.”  he studied Political Science in Far Eastern University where he also had an inclination as he became popular while playing basketball.

It was in 1999 when Vice Ganda entered the field of stand-up comedy that started as a casual fun in a comedy bar where his talent was discovered. From here, Vice began his career as a comedian in Punchline and The Library. Comedy bar owner Ricardo Castaneda coined the name Vice Ganda or “Beautiful Vice,” --- the name that led him to further his career and became popular even in cinema while gaining avid followers.

As he loved his newfound destiny, Vice Ganda continued to rise to stardom and he penetrated the television through tele-series, sitcoms and variety shows. His biggest break was when Vice Ganda, in 2009 became an official member of the television giant ABS-CBN where it became a top-rated noontime variety show. He was tagged as “the unkabogable Vice Ganda” when he became regular in the shows as a result of backing from his followers.

The fashion icon and endorser, Vice proved his success on screen in his strings of movies that really became a hit-- the reason he was branded as “the phenomenal box-office star. “He was the first ever Gay superstar in Asia.” The wide array of songs he interpreted and recorded also became a hit like his album “Lakas Tama” under Vicor Music.

Let’s follow Vice Ganda in his fun-filled, exciting performance on May 13 at the Pechanga Summit. Make it a habit to witness and watch surprising live performances in the only one entertainment hub in Temecula, California-- the Pechanga Resort & Casino. You may purchase tickets ranging from $118, $98, $88, $78, $68 and $58 from the Pechanga Box Office, 888-810-8871 or online at www.Pechanga.com.

Pechanga Summit was added to Pechanga Resort Casino as a part of the property’s $285 million resort expansion. The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians broke ground on the two-year project in December 2015 that will conclude in December 2017. Entertainers, concerts, live sporting events, trade shows, weddings, or any large group will now have a 40,000-square foot area to book. In total, Pechanga now offers 274,500 square feet of indoor/outdoor contemporary meeting and event space, which will significantly enhance the amenities, space and visibility of Pechanga’s event offerings.

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