Pinoy Dota 2 Players Beat Team OG, Win US$500,000+ Prize Money

Make some noise die-hard Dota 2 gamers! The moment has come, and we finally have a Dota 2 team that we can be proud of, and that’s none other than Team TNC, composed of  team captain Jimmy “DeMon” Ho, Nico “Eyyou” Barcelon, Marc “Raven” Fausto, Sam “Sam_H” Hidalgo, and Carlo “Kuku” Palad. The team was among Southeast Asia’s three representatives ... Read More »

Why We Need More Independent Filmmakers

Last 2015, Cagayan de Oro was able to witness the talents of Kagay-anon independent filmmakers during the annual Cinemagis. This was the only opportunity for these talented people to showcase their craft and convey the messages that they want to share to everyone, especially to the Cagayan de Oro youth.   I have been a Cinemagis regular since my college ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know about Pia Wurtzbach

  After so many years, the Philippines has finally won another Miss Universe crown, all because of the style, grace, and beauty of Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach.   We may already know her as the reigning Miss Universe, but there are still many things we don’t know about this beautiful woman. Read further as we give you some cool fun facts. ... Read More »

Pet Photography – Top Tips for Doing It Right


It’s fun to take pictures of your pets, there’s no question about that. But have you noticed how, when you look at the pictures people take of their own pets, you can’t really tell what kind of relationship they have with their pets? Most of the pet photos that we take on our own fail to reflect just how lively ... Read More »

Alexander Dagalea – A Kagay-anon with a Heart for Theater

“Our lives become the stories that we weave.” – Why We Tell the Story (from “Once On This Island”)   Kagay-anon thespians are quite rare in generation. Despite that, the world of CDO theater has been able to retain the magic of performing arts. It doesn’t even matter if there are just a few performances each year; the magic and ... Read More »

Poetry in Music – CDO Pianist Rudolf Golez

Admit it; when you hear beautiful music, it’s pretty difficult to get it out of your system. Music has long been part of our existence. It can be the perfect stress reliever, the perfect way to express what you feel, and so on.   As different music genres continue to conquer the airwaves as well as the world of the ... Read More »

Arthur – Another CDO Indie Band to Watch For

The city of Cagayan de Oro City isn’t just a beautiful and progressive place, it is also a place where talented musicians and bands are born—and among them is the pop/experimental rock band Arthur. Formed last 2012 and comprised of Katrina Salazar (vocalist), Ralph Marfa (bassist), Andre Alay (guitarist), Mark Flores (guitarist) and Mac Somoza (drummer), the band has been ... Read More »

Sir Charles Abing – Musician, Composer, Educator, and Certified Kagay-anon

For years now, Charles Abing has been unceasingly helping aspiring Kagay-anon musicians to a promising career through sharing his talent and becoming an inspiration to everyone. Charles or Sir Charles, as what his peers and students fondly call him, is currently Liceo de Cagayan University’s Dean of College of Music. He has been tirelessly assisting and training fellow musicians not ... Read More »

Cinemagis 7 – Portal for Independent Film Talents

I’ve always had an interest in independent films for the simple reason that they usually have unique plots and they are produced in such a way that viewers get to look at things from a different perspective.   Fortunately for me and other indie film buffs, Cinemagis has given independent filmmakers the opportunity to express themselves and share their message ... Read More »