During last months Toronto Fringe Festival I had a chance to do something I’ve always wanted to try, acting. I was part of the ‘Baggage’ ensemble cast that was called “Outstanding” by NOW magazine, and given 4/5 stars by Eye Weekly.

During the last week of our run we were interviewed by “Spotlight on Review,” that vid can finally be seen online HERE.

I’m very happy I got to do that. As I said, I’ve always wanted to try but never had the nerve to (even in a gradeschool production). In Baggage I played a father that goes from singing and dancing, to angry to remorseful, and it was definately not as easy as I had earlier thought. (more…)

Myk Miranda, Mithi Esguerra, and I were invited to speak on Radio Migrante (105.5FM) yesterday afternoon on the theme of migration and identity. For one hour every Tuesday from 4-5pm, York University Radio with host Marco Luciano of Migrante-Ontario runs this program about the Filipino migrant experience. (more…)