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Mia Alvar’s debut collection ‘In The Country’ focuses on the Filipino diaspora

Mia Alvar’s debut collection In The Country was ten years in the making but the wait was pretty much worth it. New York Times has called her stories remarkable while New York Magazine said her debut collection is so well-drawn … Continue reading

January 20, 2017

Don Darryl Rivera Soars as Iago in Aladdin

BROADWAY’S FUNNY MAN There is a bounty of Filipino-American talents on Broadway these days – two of them even playing lead roles: Ali Ewoldt as Christine Daae on The Phantom of the Opera and Adam Jacobs as the title role … Continue reading

January 13, 2017

The Best of LifEASTyle 2016

2016 will go down in the history books as the year where change happened. Filipino-Americans know full well what this means as both our home countries – original and adopted – went through elections that can best be described as … Continue reading

January 06, 2017

Ali Ewoldt: Breaking Boundaries and Achieving Dream Roles

Ali Ewoldt made history when it was announced earlier this year that she has been chosen to play the role of Christine Daae, The Phantom of the Opera’s leading lady. She is the first woman of color, the first Asian-American … Continue reading

December 02, 2016

How art and music helped heal a community in Capiz

‘AFTER SUPER TYPHOON HAIYAN’ When Filipino-American sculptor and installation artist David McQueen met with Ayesha Vera-Yu, co-founder of Advancement for Rural Kids (ARK) over coffee a few years ago to see how his work would fit the organization, he did … Continue reading

November 24, 2016

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