Bike Ride for Earth Day 2012 Cebu City, 4/22

Cebu City is host to the Earth Day Earth Ride this April 22, a mass bike riding activity in celebration of Earth Day 2012. Some roads in the city will be temporarily closed off from normal traffic from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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Victory of Mactan, Kadaugan sa Mactan Festival, April 2011

Kadaugan sa Mactan (Victory at Mactan) is an annual reenactment of datu Lapu-lapu’s victory on April 27, preceded by a week-long celebration which will kickoff on April 25.

The event begins with a fluvial procession of decorated bancas (canoes) representing the arrival of Portugese explorer Ferdinand Magellan’s three ships, the planting of the Cross by Magellan, the baptism of the natives followed by the battle with Lapu-Lapu.

This year though there will be a “Kadaugan sa Mactan” street party and a series of sporting events (a fun run, chess and a swimming challenge in Olango Island.) will take place in Lapu-Lapu City on April 29 at the ML Quezon Highway in Brgy. Pusok.

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Hinatagay, Christmas Charity-Concert this December 26

Local bands from Lapu-Lapu City donate their talent and time for “Hinatagay” a post-Christmas concert-for-a-cause

This musical and charity event is going to be held this December 26, from 6 pm – 2 am, at the park under the Marcelo B. Fernan bridge.

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Two Questions

Q: What makes some directors consistently stand out; what makes someone a great director?

A: Miles Davis answered these questions with an excellent analogy to music.

“The difference between a fair musician and a good musician is that a good musician can play anything s/he thinks.

The difference between a good musician and a great musician is what s/he thinks.”?

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Taken from Gregory Goodell’s “INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILM PRODUCTION” © 1982.

Gregory Goodell is an award-winning writer-producer-director whose credits include independent features, documentaries, television movies, and mini-series.

He has lectured and taught at the American Film Institute and other organizations.