Year: 2013

  • Davao Lights Up for Christmas

    Davao Lights Up for Christmas (2013) Photojournalist Jojie Alcantara goes around town one night to document gaily colored holiday bright lights festooned in the streets, illuminating Davao at its finest.  Though most renowned for its “Silent Night” sans the noisy fireworks during this merry season, this big old city comes to life in a different […]

  • Street Photography with Jojie Alcantara (Dec. 14)

    In 1997, street photography in Indonesia started my journey to photojournalism, eventually pushing me to explore portrait, landscape and travel which is part of the field I specialize in. Come take a walk with me for one day, as I share how I observe, compose and capture scenes in a different, thought provoking perspective.

  • SM Lanang Premier’s Davao Gourmet Collective

    Flavors of the holidays at SM Lanang Premier’s Davao Gourmet Collective A delectable Christmas feast awaits foodies from all over the metro as SM Lanang Premier holds the Christmas edition of Davao’s massive gastronomic celebration on December 6 to 8, 2013.

  • Ateneo Flashback 2013 Alumni Grand Homecoming

    Mark your calendars, Ateneans.  Ateneo Flashback 2013 Alumni Grand Homecoming is on December 30, at the SMX Convention Center in SM Lanang Premier. Be part of the biggest event of the year. Admission is P450.

  • Vikings Buffet entices Davao in a culinary voyage

    Vikings Buffet entices Davao in a culinary voyage

    Opening a restaurant in Davao, or anywhere for that matter, comes with a smorgasbord of challenges. Without effective marketing, it is tough sell to launch a food business even if it is a well-known franchise or opening under a new management.

  • Walk for Peace, a Mindanao Week of Peace activity

    WALK FOR PEACE is the culminating activity for the annual Mindanao Week of Peace (MWOP).

  • Mindanao’s tallest indoor holiday tree in SM Lanang

    SM Lanang Premier ushers in a sparkling, joyous Christmas with Mindanao’s tallest indoor holiday tree The region’s premier shopping and lifestyle hub, SM Lanang Premier, will jumpstart the holiday season with an enjoyable program for kids and families this coming Saturday, November 16. At 6 pm, the Atrium will be filled with the festive spirit […]

  • Post Halloween Special : Revisiting Durian Hotel

    Post Halloween Special : Revisiting Durian Hotel

    Durian Hotel in its time was one of the tallest structures in Davao City at 12 storeys high. It was prominent, elegant and a prime location at the heart of the city. Low occupancy because of decreasing tourist arrivals as well as high operational expenses eventually led to its closure by Metrobank.

  • November Event: Carte Blanche 2013

    Carte Blanche, (kart blansh) a French phrase for ‘blank check or ticket’, also means ‘unrestricted power to act at one’s own discretion; unconditional authority”. So “Leave your mark,” the slogan says. This event is brought to you by Manic Nightnings Productions and Party Animal Events Productions.

  • Renowned Filipino Doctor to Speak on Epilepsy Forum

    Dr. Elson So, Head of the Epilepsy Center in Mayo Clinic, USA and Vice President of the American Society of Epilepsy, will head a lay forum about epilepsy on Sept. 10, Tuesday, from 8:30am to 9:30am at the 8th Floor Conference Hall of Metro Davao Medical and Research Center Inc. (MDMRCI) Bldg. B.   This […]