FilAmFest Seeking Talented Artists

FilAmFest: Call for Filipino/Filipino-American Art
For International artists

FilAmFest is currently seeking out traditional and contemporary artists, live painters, photographers, and graphic designers to display work at this year’s festival taking place SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013. Although the work must be related to Filipino/Filipino-American culture, you DO NOT have to be Filipino-American to submit work or attend the festival.

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A Love Letter to Filipinos from an overseas American

I am writing to thank Filipinos for the way you have treated me here, and to pass on a lesson I learned from observing the differences between your culture and mine over the years.

I am an expatriate worker. I refer to myself as an OAW, an overseas American worker, as a bad joke. The work I do involves a lot of traveling and changing locations, and I do it alone, without family. I have been in 21 countries now, not including my own. It was fun at first.  Now, many years later, I am getting tired. The Philippines remains my favorite country of all, though, and I’d like to tell you why before I have to go away again…

The Lylas on WeTV? Yes!

”  We TV has announced it’s developing “The Lylas” a docuseries featuring Bruno Mars’ sisters Jaime Kailani, Tiara, Tahiti and Presley, who make up the pop group the Lylas.

From Asylum Entertainment, project follows the sisters as they move from Hawaii to Los Angeles to work on their debut album. Group recently released their first single, “Come Back.”

“The Lylas are fierce, independent women leaving their home for a chance of pursuing their love of music,” said Lauren Gellert, We TV’s senior VP of production and development. “Their story is one filled with all of the drama and chaos that comes from making a major life change.”  “