Happy 81st Birthday Mickey Mouse!

mickey mouse birthdayNovember 18 is Mickey Mouse Birhday. Mickey Mouse was born on November 18, 1928. Today he is turning 81, claiming the title of the oldest known rodent. One must not miss celebrating their favourite cartoon’s birthday at the Walt Disney Family.

Even though Mickey Mouse had appeared six months earlier in the animated short Plane Crazy, November 18, 1928 is widely recognized as Mickey Mouse’s birthday as it was the day that Steamboat Willie-the first Mickey Mouse cartoon with synchronized sound-was released.

Celebrate Mickey Mouse 81st birthday! Come and explore the galleries and discover the Earliest Known Drawings of Mickey Mouse and so much more, including vintage Mickey merchandise, the creation of Mickey’s friends, an interactive station that demonstrates how sound is synchronized to animation, and a special section dedicated to the Mickey Mouse Club. Come celebrate and learn about the birth, history and life of the leader of the club that’s made for everyone.

The Museum is open from 10AM to 6PM, Wednesday through Monday. For more information, visit www.waltdisney.org or call 415-345-6800.

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Watch Katy Perry Live in Manila Concert and Help Typhoon Victims

katy perry live in manila concertBecause of the tremendous effect of Ondoy and Pepeng in the country, the much awaited concert of Katy Perry which was previously scheduled on October 3,was rescheduled on November 14, 2009.

Music Management International (MMI) and All Youth Channels, Inc. (AYC) will be transforming Katy Perry’s concert into a fund raising gig to be happened at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds.According to Ronald Esguerra, AYC’s Marketing and Communications Director, “We are currently working on foreign and local artists to join the cause. we feel that through the universal language of music, we will be able to unite and move everyone to help out.”

The fundraisers’ net procedd will be given to an agency that has been actively and efficiently developing donations and aid to all the typhoon victims.

The concert will also be an avenue for people who would like to drop off their donations for the typhoon victims. Booths will be set up for this specific purpose. Donations in kind such as food, water, clothes, blankets and medicines will be welcomed. Concertgoers in fact, are highly encouraged to bring at least one item to donate.

Meanwhile, joining Katy Perry is pop rock band Boys Like Girls with a special performance. Tickets are now available at P3,500 for VIP, P2,200 for Gold, P1,200 for Silver, and P400 for Bronze at TicketWorld. For more information, just call this tel. no. (02) 8919999.

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Basia Live in Manila: Its That Girl Again!

Basia Live in manila Its that girl again Basia, Polish singer-songwriter will have her concert titled Basia Live in Manila: It’s That Girl Again on Oct. 21 at the Araneta Coliseum. Basia is the voice behind the hits Half a Minute with the group Matt Bianco, Time and Tide, Cruising for Bruising, New Day for You, Promises, to mention a few. She is famous for her trademark Latin-flavored jazz-pop crossover songs during the late ’80s and early ’90s particularly in the US, the UK, France and Japan.

Basia released top-selling albums like Time and Tide, London Warsaw New York, The Sweetest Illusion, Basia on Broadway (live album) and Clear Horizon — The Best of Basia (compilation). It’s That Girl Again is her latest studio album.

Basia Live in Manila: It’s That Girl Again is presented by Music Management International and 105.1 Crossover, where you hear the best of Basia’s music, and the finest in smooth jazz and R&B.

For tickets and reservations, call TicketNet at 911-5555 or 105.1 Crossover office at 411-1051 or 0917-8381051.

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Akon Live in Manila!

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Yes girlfriends! Akon’s Freedom Tour Concert will push through this October 23, 2009 at the Araneta Coliseum. All is set indeed for this much awaited concert of this prolific Senegalese-American hip hop singer, songwriter and record producer!

With Billy Crawford as guest, this concert is sure to astound Pinoy audience with these two great artists’ hiphop and R&B hits.

Presented by ALV Events International, OctoArts Entertainment, Tiffany Chocolates and Regal Multimedia Inc., Akon’s “Freedom Tour ’09” is also supported by media partners Magic 89.9, Wave 89.1, RX 93.1, 103.5 MaxFM, ABS-CBN and MYX Music Channel.

Meanwhile, here’s what Billy said about this most awaited concert, “I sure hope that it finally pushes through this time. We’ve all been reeling from the devastation from the past typhoons the past weeks. With a lot of compassion and camaraderie, we’re slowly getting back on our feet. Meanwhile, on Oct. 23, let’s get together and have a great time with Akon at the Big Dome.”

For tickets, inquiries and reservation, you may call Ticketnet at tel. no. 911-5555. Here are the ticket prices:
Patron VIP (101 & 103 1st 10 Rows) (Reserved Seating): Call for price
Patron (Reserved Seating): 5500
Lower Box (Reserved Seating): 3850
Upper Box A (Reserved Seating): 2650
Upper Box B (Free Seating): 1320
Gen. Admission (Free Seating): 550

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Lady Gaga Live in Manila!

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Lady Gaga is set to perform a concert on August 11, 2009 at the Araneta Coliseum, Manila Philippines. Tickets are now available at all Ticketnet outlets. You may call Ticketnet at telephone number: (02) 911-5555

Ticket prices:
VIP – 7,875 pesos
Patron Standing – 5, 775
Patron (Reserved Seating) – 5,775
Lower box (reserved seating) -3, 675
Upper box A – 2, 625
Upper box B – 1, 050
General Admission -525

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American recording artist and the voice behind the hit songs, Just Dance and Poker Face.

Lady Gaga will visit the Philippines for the first time as part of her concert tour entitled ‘The Fame Ball Tour”. This is also the first concert tour by this American pop singer-songwriter, Lady Gaga. The tour is to promote Lady Gaga’s first studio album, The Fame. The tour started on March 12, 2009 and will continue in other countries like the Philippines. Lady Gaga described the tour as a traveling museum show incorporating Andy Warhol’s pop-performance art concept. Alternate versions of the show with minimal variations was planned by Lady Gaga herself to accommodate different venues.

Lady Gaga has indeed gained her popularity here in the Philippines with her song Poker Face and Just Dance. Gaga has many fans here in the country and it is expected that more and more Filipino music fans will go gaga over Lady Gaga’s concert this August.

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