Hollywood, CA (Social Dragon PR) August 29, 2015. Tune in this Sunday, August 30th, 2015 from 7PM PST / 10PM EST to Blogtalk with MJRacadio on http://mranow.co We got three intriguing people in the entertainment world: TV Producer Lisa Manibog Lew Brennan, Dr. Tess from “The Dr. Tess Show”, and Actor Gabby Concepcion.
First, lets meet Lisa Manibog Lew Brennan. Brennan is a former model, TV Producer, and a philanthropist. She won the the title for Binibining Pilipinas-International in 1982. Next, she was the creator and executive producer for ‘Good Day LA’, ‘Good Day New York’, Fox’s ‘A Current Affair’, ‘Judge Judy’, ‘The Montel Williams show” and other hit shows. Later, she won four Emmy Awards in a row, and six Emmy nominations. In addition, she is the founding member of The Mulligan Project, a nonprofit organization, focused on helping and improving the lives of children with disabilities in central Vietnam. Overall, Lisa Manibog Lew Brennan is beauty and brains.
Next, meet Dr. Tess Mauricio. Dr. Tess is a board Certified Dermatologist. She graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. In addition, she graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of California San Diego. Later, she founded M Beauty by Dr. Tess with clinics all over California. Also, she is the author of “California Beauty.” Furthermore, she has made numerous appearances on The Dr. Oz Show, Rachael Ray Show, CBS’s Doctors, and other TV shows. Also, she has appeared on UK Cosmopolitan and other major magazines. Currently, she produces and stars in her own talk show, “The Dr. Tess Show”. All in All, Dr. Tess is America’s favorite medical expert on TV.
Lastly, meet Gabby Concepcion, who appeared as a guest on The “Dr. Tess Show” on Season 3 Episode 4.
Concepcion is a Filipino Actor, Film Director, Model, Singer, Songwriter, and an entrepreneur. He has been in show business since he was 15. He is known for starring in a Regal Films production, called “Katorse.” This film made him an instant heartthrob. This opened up many opportunities and it has kept him busy. Thus, he starred in over 80 films and won several awards. In addition to acting, he landed major endorsements in modeling, and he sang. He released 2 Albums “Unforgettable” and “Gabby Conception.” In conclusion, Mr. Concepcion is a triple threat in the entertainment industry.
Overall, don’t miss out, Tune in this Sunday, August 30th, 2015 from 7PM PST / 10PM EST to Blogtalk with MJRacadio on http://mranow.co. Get to know these three impressive guests.
We got three exciting people in the entertainment industry, Apl. de. Ap ,Tia Carerre and Eric G. this Sunday August 23rd 7PM PST /10PM EST to Blogtalk with MJRacadio on http://mranow.co.
Apl.de.Ap (pronounced “Apple Dee Ap”), also known as Allan Pineda Lindo, is a Filipino-American Rapper, singer, break dancer, record producer, and a philanthropist. Apl.de.Ap had a tough life growing up, but he persevered. He is widely known, as one of the founding members of the Grammy Award winning music Hip Hop/Pop group “The Black Eyed Peas.” He has won numerous awards: The Myx Award, Global Achievement (GMMSF Box-Office Entertainment Awards), The Spirit Award for his philanthropy work, etc… Currently, Apl.de.Ap is one of the judges for “The Voice of the Philippines.” Overall, despite the fame, Apl.de.Ap never forgot where he came from. He has given back to his family, the Philippines, and the global community.
Next, meet Tia Carrere. She is an American Actress, singer, model and voice artist, born and raised in Hawaii. She got her big break, while she was at a grocery store. She landed her first movie role in “Aloha Summer.” Than, she showed her acting range in several major blockbuster films, such as Wayne’s World 1& 2, True Lies, Rising Sun, Lilo & Stitch, and so on.In addition, Carrere and her friend/artist/producer Daniel Ho was nominated for a Grammy 3 years in a row and won two. Their song “Hawaiiana” reached the #10 on Billboard’s World Music Chart. Presently, Carrere is producing a biopic of Rell Sunn, a Hawaiian surf legend, in which she plans to portray her. All in all, Tia Carrere has a diverse entertainment background and a Hollywood Triple Threat indeed.
Don’t miss out on Apl.de.Ap, Tia Carrere’s and Eric G.’s latest buzz. Tune in this Sunday August 23rd 7PM PST /10PM EST to Blogtalk with MJRacadio on http://mranow.co. Listen to their interviews and get inspired.
FILIPINO-AMERICAN COMEDIANS GET LAUGHS FOR CHARITY IN UPCOMING CALIFORNIA TOUR
(Los Angeles, California – August 21, 2015) A sextet of Filipino funnymen will be serving up a “laughapalooza” when Ron Josol, Joey Guila, Justin Rivera, Michael Quu, Keith Pedro and Rembrandt begin a California tour to help raise fund for the Apl.de.ap Foundation International next month. After a successful 2014 tour with SOLD OUT shows in Canada, Southern California and Hawaii, the 2015 “Filipino Comedy Tour” begins Thursday, August 27th in San Francisco (with special guest Rad Reyes), then Los Angeles on Friday, August 28th and a final stop in San Diego on Saturday, August 29th. Acclaimed DJ R1CKONE will accompany the tour to provide some special performance music. “We are definitely excited for the opportunity to share laughter with our fans and supporters,” said Rembrandt Sabelis, the tour’s producer, “but more importantly, we wanted the opportunity to help our friend Apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas do some good for the sake of the children in the Philippines who need educational opportunities and health treatment.”
The Apl.de.ap Foundation International is a project of the Asian Pacific Community Fund, a non-profit 501c3 organization that is committed to empowering Filipino youth not only in the Philippines, but worldwide. The Foundation partners and collaborates with organizations on creative and innovate approaches to arts, technology and health care with the goal to provide the tools to individuals, who are passionate and driven to make a difference in their lives and in the lives of others. Tickets for all performances are available at https://www.eventbrite.com/d/local/filipino-comedy-tour/
Ron Josol represents a new generation of comedy. With his modish comedy style and commanding stage presence, he is one of today’s hottest acts. He has taken his comedy around the world and has performed in Canada, U.S., Pacific Islands,Persian Gulf, Asia, Central America, the Caribbean and the in the Middle East. In Ron’s 2nd year performing as a comedian, he won the coveted Craven A’s funniest Homegrown Competition at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. Since then he has been performing regularly at various Festivals including, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs Festival, the International Comedy Fest 2K8, The Orange County Comedy Festival and the LOL Comedy Festival in Hollywood, California. Indubitably, the most recognizable Asian comedian in Canada, Ron was profiled on the Comedy Network, ABS-CBN Asia, Show time Dubai, CBC, Discovery Channel, Echo, Omni 1&2, MTV Canada, and recently the Biography Channel in Canada. Ron has hosted his own television series on Omni 2’s network called, “FLIP”. He produced, co-wrote and starred as the lead of a short film based on his true story entitled, “Rolling Longaniza,” which aired on CBC Zflicks. He has written and performed on Much Music hit shows “Video on Trial” and “Much More Music”. Ron has taped numerous stand-up comedy specials in his career, including, “Ethnical Difficulties” for CBC, where he was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award for that performance, “Comedy Now”, on CTV/Comedy network. He has been featured in ABS-CBN’s Slanted comedy taped at the San Jose Improv and recently recorded 2 comedy specials produced by Showtime Dubai. This lead to his first US television appearance on LOL Comedy Festival on Showtime USA. Ron was recently featured on Last Call with Carson Daly.
If laughter is medicine, comedian Joey Guila has the prescription. This San Francisco native brings happiness to any event just as long as he isn’t paid in rolls of nickels. He is a complete entertainer that takes the audience through a journey of Old School and New School, his multicultural style of comedy hits home for all audiences. Before Comedy he was a licensed cosmetologist working at the Jose Eber Salon in Beverly Hills and voted most macho eyebrows. He still laughs at the fact that he was the only straight Filipino Hairdresser on Rodeo Drive. In 2003 Joey won the regional “Kings Of Comedy” competition ran by Latham Entertainment who is the founder of “The Original Kings Of Comedy” which include, Bernie Mac,Cedric The Entertainer, D.L. Hughley and Steve Harvey. Joey was invited to perform with Latham Entertainment at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and the Universal Amphitheater in Hollywood.
Joey has done voice overs for the Nutshack Cartoon and has been featured on VH1, G4 Tech TV, Showtime (Pacific Rim Comedy with Edwin San Juan) and on HBO with P Diddy’s comedy special. He was recently coast to coast on the Verizon APAHM Tour and the Headliner on The Filipino Kingz Tour. He has hosted two T.V. Shows on Myx TV called “Thats My Jam” and “Myx Rated” which recently won a Telly Award. His past guests have been Justin Bieber, PitBull, Boyz II Men, Naughty By Nature, Jason Derulo and Amerie. Joey has also opened for Al B. Sure, Black Eyed Peas,The Jabbawockeez and Bruno Mars.
When he is not on Tour he enjoys eating rice 4 times a day and watching Brady Bunch in Tagalog. Joey says he is living his dream and now wants to be the first Islander on Cribs to have a chandelier in his mobile home.
Justin Rivera is a full-time professional magician and comedian from the Magic Castle in Hollywood and the Improv comedy clubs in California, who was recently named a judges’ favorite on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. He has performed at many colleges, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, CA. and has been seen on Fast Track to Fame on the Speed Channel and The Gong Show on Comedy Central with Dave Attell and Adam Corolla. He has also opened for headlining comedians Jo Koy, Russell Peters, Rex Navarrete, and Edwin San Juan.
People may have seen Keith Pedro on “Degrassi” or MTV or even heard him on CBC Radio, but this high energy comic has been touring all across North America ripping stages and cities in his path! He is currently one of the cast members of Much Music’s “Video on Trial” and also writes and performs sketch comedy with the edgy Toronto sketch troupe “The Boom.” Watch out, this pack-a-punch comic with his witty punch lines will give the audience a free abs workout!
Born and raised on Long Island, Michael Quu (pronounced Q), started his comedy career in New York City. Michael honed his skills at clubs and open mics winning several local comedy contests before finally moving to Los Angeles where he quickly became a club favorite. Full of energy, Michael delivers huge laughs with quick paced stories about his personal life and quirky observations. He can be seen regularly Monday night’s at The Comedy Store Main Room in Hollywood on the Comedy Madness show.
Michael is also the creator of the highly reviewed, national touring Full Throttle Comedy Show.
Born in Toronto Canada, Rembrandt was discovered in 1991 at a local Canadian talent search that brought him to LA to compete in a international competition. Rembrandt drew interest from many Hollywood agents and decided to move to Hollywood later that year. Rembrandt’s career in the entertainment industry took off in 1992 when he landed the series regular role of Lucky London on the syndicated TV show Superhuman Samurai Syber Squad followed by appearances on Beverly Hills 90210 and Boy Meets World just to name a few. In 1996 with his career at its highest point Rembrandt walked away from the industry for personal reasons. After 18 years away from the entertainment industry Rembrandt is back with a new look and passion as he enters the stand-up comedy scene. With edgy comical views from his days of being a child star. To walking away from it all, marriage, divorce, kids and becoming homeless. Rembrandt brings laughter through a very unique first person prospective of family, fame, fortune, and rock bottom. Transforming his pain into laughter.
Rick Dixon a Filipino American p/k/a R1CKONE of 3013 Music Group is a world class DJ and Music Producer. Once becoming the DJ for an underground Hip Hop group called Blood of Abraham in the year of 99 he then met his biggest influences in music, and those were the people within the circle of the whole Black Eyed Peas family. Polo Molina of Grassroots and BEP management gave R1CKONE his fi rst shot in the LA circuit, from that day he has deejayed for the Oscars, Grammy’s, A-list celebrities, network and corporate events for fi lm, TV, shoe, clothing companies and had residences worldwide. With his skills and knowledge of music he was chosen to be the exclusive DJ for Fred Segal in Santa
Monica, the DJ for will.i.am’s line “I.Am” clothing and even taught the fundamentals during after school programs in conjunction with the Black Eyed Peas Peapod. R1CKONE was mentored by and learned the craft of making music by being in years of studio sessions with Monroe “DJ Motiv8” Walker and will.i.am, since becoming a Music Producer he has worked with some of the most influential people in the industry, he helped craft the sound for hits like “Hey Mama” by the Black Eyed Peas; and “Paper Doll” by Sharon Little where he worked with legendary producer Don Was (The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan).
3013 works collectively include artist and corporate companies such as Amber Riley, Apl de Ap, Black Eyed Peas, Blood of Abraham, Cody Longo, Corey Feldman, Crazy Town, Don Was, Drew Seeley, Fergie, Flo-Rida, Justin Timberlake, Kaya Jones (Pussycat Dolls) KRS-ONE, Macy Gray, Madcon, Maxim of Prodigy, Mc Lyte, Phife (A Tribe Called Quest), Seth “Shifty” Binzer, Tino Coury, Too Short, T-Mills, T.I., R. Kelly, Sharon Little, The Randies, will.i.am, W3 The Future, CBS, Disney, Nickelodeon, Pepsi, Bacardi, Heineken, Nike, GAP, Hummer H2-H3, BMW, Verizon, MTV, MTV2, Vh1 Soul, Ps2, Xbox and Netfl ix.
Hollywood, CA (Social Dragon PR) August 15, 2015. Wow, 2 fashion designers in one fabulous episode this Sunday, August 16 7PM PST/10PM EST to Blogtalk with MJ Racadio on http://mranow.co featuring Alexis Monsanto & Kirsten Regalado.
First, meet Hollywood Couture Designer Alexis Monsanto (Atlelier). Monsanto is a Visionary Designer of Bridal dresses, evening wear, Debutant, MOB’s, Special Occasion, and Red Carpet Fashions. He first got his taste of the fashion bug when he was 15. He saw his first fashion show. It wasn’t until he was 23, when he first developed his first runway show. Then, he made headlines in 2011 by presenting the first 3D Fashion Show, showing off his Spring/Summer 2012 collection. Overall, Monsanto is a pioneer in fusing fashion and technology in his shows.
Next, meet Fashion designer, Kirsten Regalado. Regalado started her fashion line in October 2009 by infusing Philippine Fabrics into contemporary designs. Nowadays, she expanded her fashion line and started focusing on bridal couture, pageant gowns and formal dresses. She has won numerous awards: People’s Choice awards, Spirit awards, APMA Awards, etc… In addition, her clientèle is stacked: Miss Universe Models, Miss Florida Models, Miss Worldwide International, etc.. All in all, Regalado’s unique styles is for the modern woman in today’s fashion world.
Pick up some great fashion designing tips by tuning in this Sunday, August 16 7PM PST/10PM EST to Blogtalk with MJ Racadio on http://mranow.co Don’t miss out. It is going to be a fabulous show.
From Press Conference to Bikini Runway Fashion Show
Hollywood, CA (Social Dragon PR) August 03, 2015. The beauty is in the eye of the beholder from Morena to Mestiza. Luckily was able to get a glimpse of the beautiful ladies from across America last July 19, at the Porsche Downtown, Los Angeles Press Presentation. The candidates of premier Filipina American beauty pagent currently in a high gear vying for coveted crown for Binibining Pilipinas USA 2015 that will take place on August 15, 6PM at the Carpenter Performing Arts in Long Beach, California.
Apart from the Press, had a chance to attend the meet and greet and getting to know the candidates at the Gerry’s Grill last July 30. Tune In! August 06-5PM PST for Blogtalk with MJ Racadio mid-week episode: exclusive interviews from the lovely candidates. Visit http://mranow.co
Meet & Greet & Getting to know
If you win the title what is your purpose? “I’ll definitely use my voice and be a role model.” – Sidette San Agustin, Bb. 10. “Be a goodwill ambasador”- Megan Culp, Bb. 18.
If given a chance to make laws what would that be and why?
“I will create laws for equality”- Heather Casignia, Bb. 1.
Any changes in terms of equality in the US? “Most definitely, we are family of immigrants and thankful for our parents because of the opportunities have given to us”- Eriel Uy, Bb. 13.
The Bikini Runway Fashion Show will be held at Porsche Downtown Los Angeles this coming Sunday August 09, 7PM for details visit http://insiderproductions.net
Who is your favorite?
According to fans
Number 2, she’s pretty and tall- Bianca Daza (Manila, Philippines).
Number 2-Rodchild Urena of Sacramento, California.
Lovely ladies wish I was there with you- Daryl Cook of Missouri.
Hollywood, CA (Social Dragon PR) July 31, 2015. Get to know celebrity photographer, Natalie Fiteni, this Sunday August 2nd at 7PM EST/10PM PST. Fiteni specializes inFashion, Editorial, Live Award Shows, Motion pictures, and much more. Her most notable clients include: Academy Awards, Emmy Awards, Sony, Variety Magazine, etc…. This list goes on and on. Currently, she is a photographer and producer for Time Warner Cable Media. Overall, Fiteni has an eye for photography.
Also preview the sounds of Eric G.’s hit song “Dreams.”
Don’t miss this episode, Tune in Sunday August 2nd at 7PM Est/10PM PST You might learn what it takes to be a successful photographer.