Check Out These Gorgeous Items From the Starbucks Anniversary Collection

With seafaring folklore as her origin, the iconic Starbucks Siren is not a far cry from the legend. In her own way, the enigmatic beauty continues to call on those with a passion for quality coffee.

Just as sirens enchant seafarers with music, the Starbucks Siren sings the brand’s rich story with this year’s Starbucks Anniversary blend, Anniversary Card, and its stunning Anniversary Merchandise collection.

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11 Organizations Team Up to #DoItRight For Reproductive Health

Some Filipinos are so conservative that just a hint of sex during a conversation will get them to blush. I think a lot of us are misinformed in such matters because we treat it as a taboo subject. All my friends know that I’m sex-positive, and I’m glad that there are other organizations who think so, too. Eleven organizations have formed a coalition to launch Do It Right, a campaign urging Filipinos to support family planning and reproductive health.

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Repertory is Doing a Musical of “The Quest for the Adarna”

The story of the Ibong Adarna has captivated children across the Philippines for generations. Now, Repertory Philippines is bringing the colorful tale to life for families everywhere with a new English version called The Quest for the Adarna.

Produced through REP’s Theater for Young Audiences (RTYA), the vibrant original musical will be running from September 14 to January 26 at Onstage Theater, Greenbelt 1.

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LOOK: Solaire Now Has a Profile on Spotify with Original Music

Solaire steps into the world of music production, releasing seven original songs on Spotify, and becoming the first hotel and resort in the Philippines to have a Branded Profile on the music streaming platform.

Known to be a champion of Original Pilipino Music (OPM), Solaire has long valued the musical artistry of local talents which is evident in the shows it produces and has become known for. The resort puts emphasis on collaboration, working with legendary music icons from all eras and genres to create showstopping performances that will etch in the minds of its audience.

Moving beyond the theatre stage and lights, Solaire reinvents its musical bravado to include self-produced songs that are more personal, more meaningful, and more dynamic. The thought process and creative ingenuity that go behind each song is undeniably laborious but also incredibly effortless. With a total of seven original themed compositions, Solaire’s songs provide a heartfelt connection in every line, verse, and upbeat instrumentals.

“The Solaire experience has always been one of our great strengths as a brand and what has made us the leading integrated resort in the country. This move into producing our own songs is not just our way of supporting Filipino artists, but also a step to expand our presence beyond hotel stays, dining experiences, and entertainment inside the property. We want our guests to be able to take with them their Solaire experience and be able to relive that any time in their homes, or anywhere they may be,” says Lorenzo Manalang, Solaire’s Vice President for Brand and Marketing.

The resort first released “Follow The Sun” as an ode to the unique experiences under Solaire’s iconic sun logo. It has also released two Valentine’s Day songs entitled, “Each Day With You” and “When I’m With You”, and two holiday theme songs “12 Days of Christmas”, and “You Just Know It’s Christmas” which can be streamed as a lyric or instrumental version. “My Oh My (M.O.M)” and “Pa” tug at the heart with their emotion-filled verses dedicated to the heads of the household.

To listen to Solaire’s original songs, download Spotify.


This story is in partnership with Solaire. For more information, visit the website or follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Get Discounts and Up to 39% Cashback on ShopBack This 9.9!

I find it so amazing that online shopping platforms have turned random days into spending extravaganzas. There’s September 9 (9.9), October 10 (10.10), November 11 (11.11), and December 12 (12.12). On those days, and the days leading up to it, we list down the things we need and want and hope for big discounts. Yes, we get to save money when we shop on platforms like Lazada,, Zalora, and more. But did you know that you can get cashbacks on top of these discounts? You can with Shopback.

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