One of the most awaited musical events is Fete de la Musique, the annual music festival that promotes music through a free-for-all event in more than 700 cities in 120 countries every year. This 2019, Fete de la Musique is celebrating its 25th year in the Philippines. To mark its longevity, they will continue to produce several main stages across Metro Manila and in six other cities all over the country, along with over 50 pocket stages. As always, it will cover different music genres, proving that there’s music for everyone.
When I first heard that Disney and Pixar are doing a fourth iteration of Toy Story, I was skeptical. Very skeptical. The third one ended beautifully (with a heartwrenching scene in a burning furnace), so when I heard about its plans for another movie, I asked myself, “what other story is there to tell?” After watching Toy Story 4, it turns out there’s more.
Imagine hospital beds so intuitive that they can track both a patient’s vital signs and sleeping patterns? What about robot-assisted surgery when the doctor and patient are miles apart? These scenes may soon be a reality as the automation technology is gradually revolutionizing healthcare through to the era of ‘smart healthcare’.
Starbucks partners (employees) are trained not only to pour an extra shot of good in each cup but also in everything they do. Now, Starbucks aims to inspire its partners to serve beyond stores and straight to communities where they are a part of. This is in line with the company’s goal to have 100% of its stores globally to participate in community service starting 2020.
Starbucks is taking steps towards this commitment by celebrating the Global Month of Good annually every April. During this month, Starbucks partners from stores all over the world lead projects that will help strengthen the communities they serve.
For days when I don’t feel like cooking, I have a few go-to spots for eating out and delivery. I have an addition to my list and it’s something I want to share with you: 7-Eleven’s Crunch Time fried chicken. I got to try the dish a few weeks ago and fell in love with how crunchy, juicy, and huge it was. And the best part? It comes with flavors that you can customize.
One of the country’s greatest pop culture icons will always be its most beloved bee—Jollibee. For over 40 years, Jollibee has made a notable mark in the lives of millions, making it stand out as a pillar of Filipino joy and pride, anywhere in the world.
Creatives are in for a different kind of forum this June. B+Abble: A Series of Talks on Contemporary Arts and Design, encourages people to think outside the box in their fields of expertise, helping them approach their craft in new and exciting ways.