Thursday, August 14, 2008


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i have been trying for sooooooooo veeeeeeeeeeeeery loooooooooooong now to update my blog with a new template but unfortunately i always get this annoying bx error code:

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apparently, it is not easy to report to blogger even though millions of subscribers encounter the same problem. the only thing you can do is post your problem on their help group. yun lang! and you will wait if someone or a subscriber like yourself can help you. you cannot directly contact anybody from blogger. doesnt that suck?!? and if you visit their help group, particularly in the "something is broken" group, you will find a whole bunch of people having different kinds of bx error code problems. and blogger doesnt even say anything if theyre doin something about it or not. Whatever happened to: "This information will help us to track down your specific problem and fix it! We apologize for the inconvenience" huh???

this is also the reason why i lost all the things i customized in my blog. i was able to save my old template, ya... but! all the things inside the widgets are gone! that means i lost my blog links, web links, videos, pix.... everything! so now i have to just stick with my old template until blogger does something about it because the only things that you can retain when this kinda problem happens are your blog entries. thankfully... but that isnt good enough. i know that this is a free blogging site, but i hope blogger, or google for that matter, will take extra effort in helping their subscribers since if not also for us, they will not have been as popular as they are today.

conspi august gig sked

1 (F)- Michael Dadap, Classical Guitar
2 (Sat)- Davey Langit
3 (Sun)- Gospel Jam 6-8pm
4 (M)- 3P
5 (T)- Writers Night (Romancing Venus & Matilda)/Banyuhay ni Heber Bartolome
6 (W)- Noel Cabangon
7 (Th) – Toto Sorioso
8 (F)- GUITAR…AND SOME: Joseph Mirandilla, Aldus Santos w/ Waya Gallardo, Mike Elgar & Johnny Allegre
9 (Sat)- RJ JMNZ
10 (Sun)- Gospel Jam (6-8pm)
11 (M) Piano Night w/ Rica Arambulo
12 (T) Writers Night (Thomasian Writers Guild)/ Julianne
13 (W) Noel Cabangon
14 (Th)- Paul Galang
15 (F)- Joey Ayala
16 (Sat) Republika ng Musika feat. Syalam & Bailan
17 (Sun)- Gospel Music Jam (6-8pm)
18 (M)- Diyosa
19 (T) Writers Night (Ony Carcamo & Friends)/Banyuhay ni Heber Bartolome
20 (W)- Noel Cabangon
21 (Th)- LITTLE EARTHQUAKES: A Tori Amos Birthday Tribute
22 (F)- Color it Red
23 (Sat) Cynthia Alexander
24 (Sun)- Gospel Jam (6-8pm)
25 (M)- Piano Night w/ Rica Arambulo
26 (T)- Writers Night (Araw ng Alyansa)/ SALINAWIT NINA TINIO, LUMBERA AT LACABA feat. Susan Fernandez, Sen. Dick Gordon, Raffy Garcia, Pete Lacaba w/ Ferdie Borja on Piano (Fundraiser for Susan F.) tickets at P150
27 (W)- Noel Cabangon
28 (Th)- Gary Granada
29 (F)- RJ JMNZ
30 (Sat)- Cynthia Alexander
31 (Sun)- Swami Vishwananda Lecture feat. Sing India & Cynthia Alexander (3-6pm) Gospel Jam (6-8pm)

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Prayers and Blood Donation for Francis Magalona

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PEP (Philippine Entertainment Portal) received information earlier today, August 13, that rapper-songwriter Francis Magalona has been diagnosed with leukemia and is currently in need of blood donors.

Pupil band manager and Francis's good friend Day Cabuhat told PEP in a phone interview that any blood type and platelets will be accepted.

"Donations may be made at the lower ground level of The Medical City in the name of Francis Magalona," relayed Day. The Medical City is located along Ortigas Avenue in Pasig City.

Friends and relatives organized a blood donation drive to help the popular singer's cause. They're also asking friends from the media to spread the word regarding Francis's condition to encourage people to turn up and donate blood.

MASTER RAPPER. The son of local matinee idol Pancho Magalona and actress Tita Duran, Francis created his own mark in the entertainment industry as a rapper-performer when he released his debut album, Yo! back in 1990. The said record spawned the massive nationalistic rap hit song "Mga Kababayan," which in effect introduced Pinoy style rap music in the mainstream.

The ‘90s band explosion failed to deter Francis's popularity and significance in the music scene as proven by the number of hit albums and good singles he churned out since Yo! He even collaborated with other artists and most of the time experimented with various sounds and genres so as not to remain stale before the listening public.

Some of his memorable songs include "Mga Praning," "Meron Akong Ano," "Man From Manila," "Cold Summer Nights," "Bahay Yugyugan," "Ito ang Gusto Ko," "Girl Be Mine," and "Kaleidoscope World."

Aside from singing and writing songs, Francis also plunged into hosting. He served first as a VJ for both MTV Philippines and Channel V before joining the country's longest running noontime show Eat Bulaga! as one of the regulars.

Francis was also tapped as one of the judges, along with music maestro Ryan Cayabyab and Pilita Corrales, of Philippine Idol's maiden season in 2006 aired on ABC-5.

He also ventured into photography and music video directing, megging videos for artists such as Sponge Cola, Join the Club, Gloc 9, Shamrock, Join The Club, Pikaso, Death Threat, and Pupil.

Francis is married to Pia Arroyo and their union is blessed with eight children: Unna, Nicolo, Francis Jr., Isabella, Elmo, Arkin, Clara and young actress Maxene Magalona.

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Benefit Gigs for Tara Bosch-Santelices


In trying to raise funds for the medical bills of our friend and fellow musician/artist Tara Bosch-Santelices, we have come up with a series of benefit gigs which are intended to also uplift the morale of Tara and her family. As you might already know, Tara was shot in the head during a violent hold-up incident on the morning of her 23rd birthday last Wednesday, August 6. She still lies in a coma at the ICU of Medical City (along Meralco Avenue, Ortigas), while the culprit still runs free.
We ask that you support this endeavor by attending any of the following gigs and spreading the word.

August 9 (Saturday)
Bela Bar - Skies of Ember, Rubber Inc., Elemento, Carnival Park, Archaster, and more. (9pm onwards)
70s Bistro - Coffeebreak Island, Lady I, slots still open. 7pm onwards

August 11 (Monday)
Ten02 - Skies of ember, Scarlettears, Names are for Tombstones, The Late Isabel, Nocturnal We, Aurora Borealis, and more...

August 12 (Tuesday)
No final venue yet.

August 13 (Wednesday)
Freedom Bar - Slots open.

August 14 (Thursday)
Bela Bar - slots open.

August 15 (Friday)
Gweilos Makati - slots open. (venue not yet final)

August 16 (Saturday)
Route196 - Open Mic (acoustic) and Open art exhibit for ladies. Organized by Lunduyan ng Sining and F.A.M.E.
Mogwai Cubao X - Organized by RockEd.

August 25 (Monday)
Route196 - slots open.

The list is still to be updated so do check back for updates. Meanwhile, please continue to do any or all of the following:
Include Tara in your prayers.
Send your thoughts to Tara.
BELIEVE that she has enough strength and will power to fully recover.

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