Friday, June 5, 2009

Our host has gone offline!

Unfortunately, Switchpod, where all talking Parts content is posted, has gone offline. The audio files can't be accessed at the moment. I'm currently communicating with Switchpod to see if they can migrate the podcast to another media host. Sorry for the inconvenience! --Jenny

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

talking Parts ep18: Michael Williams

Michael Williams talks about Theater Down South and his life as an actor, director and teacher.

You can catch him in Repertory Philippines’ “A Christmas Carol” at OnStage Greenbelt. It runs until Dec.14, 2008. For tickets, call 887-0710 or 891-9999, or log on to Or go to

For inquiries and show sales about Theater Down South’s “Christmas Special” and their next curriculum-based show, call 890-0903 or 687-2830, or email For more information on Theater Down South, go to or

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Tuesday, November 4, 2008

talking Parts ep17: Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga talks about her life and career as an actress, including her role as Cinderella in the current production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical by Broadway Asia Entertainment.

“Cinderella” opens in Hong Kong this Wednesday, Nov.5, and runs til Nov.29, 2008 at the Grand Theatre of the Hong Kong Cultural Center. For more information, go to The show then transfers to Bangkok and runs there from Dec.16-21, and then opens in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur in January 2009. Visit the tour’s official website at

On May 1, 2009, Lea will perform at the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall Performing Arts Center at the University of Las Vegas. Tickets are on sale now. Visit

"Cinderella"’s Original International Tour Cast Recording is now available online, exclusively on iTunes. To download, visit

Lea’s weekly column, “Backstory,” appears every Thursday in the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s Entertainment Section. And for more news and updates, visit her official website at

A very special thanks to Seoul Seoul Restaurant, where the interview was held. You can find it in the Casa Susana Bldg., ATC, Alabang. Call 842-1918 for reservations.

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Saturday, September 27, 2008


Talking Parts is taking a little break but will be back in late October, with new eps featuring Lea Salonga, Michael Williams, and Alejandro Consolacion. See you then!

Thursday, August 28, 2008

talking Parts ep16: Marie Jamora

Marie Jamora talks about Project Runway Philippines, her experiences in film school, and her process and viewpoints as a professional director.

Project Runway Philippines airs every Wednesday, 10PM on ETC; with replays on Thursdays at 9AM & 3PM, Saturdays at 2AM & 8PM, Sundays at 2:30PM, and Mondays at 9AM. You can check out more of Marie’s work on YouTube. Just go to

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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Next Ep, and " A Call for Questions: Lea Salonga"

This week: Marie Jamora in Ep 15!

Meanwhile, post a question for our next guest, Lea Salonga! This Tony-award winning actress has just finished playing Cinderella in Broadway Asia Entertainment's Manila run of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. Their Asian tour continues in China, beginning Sept.11, and moves on to Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Korea in the succeeding months, and well into 2009. Just post it as a comment here, or email (or simply click on the email link in the right column of this page).

Hope to hear from you!

Thursday, August 7, 2008

talking Parts ep15: Bliss Cua Lim

Bliss Cua Lim talks about her assessment of Cinemalaya and the current state of Philippine cinema and film archiving. She also expounds on the work she's done as Associate Professor of Film and Media studies at the University of California, Irvine, and gives a preview of her new book, “Translating Time: Cinema, The Fantastic, and Temporal Critique.”

“Translating Time: Cinema, The Fantastic, and Temporal Critique” will be released in March 2009 by Duke University Press. Her research on the film archiving crisis and the various implications of Filipino stardom will go into her second book project, tentatively titled “Troubled Archive: Race, Sex, and Language in Filipino Film Stardom.

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