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             KAYLA G. SOSIN                      Hollywood goes to the Toronto       The REO Brothers

             Imagine an individual who watches the news   International Film Festival  There is a distinctive band originally from
                                                                                     Tacloban, Philippines called The REO Brothers.
             daily. Based on the images being broadcasted   Jennifer Lopez, who was the star of the   It consists of four extremely talented brothers,
             and the stories being relayed, that individual   box-office hit “Hustlers” walked in with her   Ronjoseph, Ralph, Reno, and Raymart. The
             is now inspired to do better in the world and   entourage of black-suited men in sunglasses. J.   four brothers have the uncanny ability to give
             be a better person for it. This person is looking   Lo walked late into the party but that’s how a   their homonymous renditions of the Beatles,
             forward to a career in political science; where   diva walks into a party --- fashionably late. She   the Beach Boys, and the Bee Gees that are very
             they can be a public servant and in particular,   had photos with some fans and the paparazzi   much like the original group’s sounds from the
             bring education to those not privy to it.
                                                 was all over her as well.           instruments to the singing.


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                                                  48                                 His Holiness Pope Francis to hold
             Metropolitan Fashion Week

             (Greek Mythology)                                                       Apostolic Visit to the Kingdom of
             In addition to the Metropolitan Fashion   Bluewater Maribago            Thailand in November
             Awards, the Gala showcased a unique, exclusive   The reception area had a native flavor filled   Fulfilling the promise he made to visit Thailand,
             one-of-a-kind runway fashion show directed by   with hospitable faces who welcomed us to   the Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See in
             Vano Kimmel, featuring unique collections of   their facilities. We checked into our stay of 4   Thailand officially announced that His Holiness
             fashion and costume designers Douglas Tapia,   days and 3 nights. The hotel’s amenities were   Pope Francis will go to Thailand in November.
             Erick Bendana, David Tupaz, hats by Arturo   absolutely A-1; spacious room, speedy Wi-Fi   His Excellency Archbishop Paul Tschang In-
             Rios. A special segment of Haute Couture and   internet connection, readily available USB ports   Tam and His Eminence Cardinal Francis-Xavier
             Avant Garde Masterpieces was also showcased,   – all conveniently peppered throughout the   Kriengsak Kovithavanij said the visit will take
             inspired by the Greek Mythology and designed   room. The room itself was impeccably tidy, with   place on 20-23 November as a “pilgrim of peace
             by over 30 international fashion designers.  fresh linens being brought daily.  and to promote inter-religious dialogue”.



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