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Rachel Alejandro: Why 'All Out of Love' is all worth it

Oct 24, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Rachel Alejandro takes us behind-the-scenes of the long-awaited Air Supply musical

'ALL OUT OF LOVE.' The musical runs until Oct 28 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila. Photo courtesy of Rachel Alejandro

The legacy of 'Ang Larawan'

Mar 10, 2018 - 1:50 PM

Rachel Alejandro recounts her journey as the cast of 'Ang Larawan' screens the movie from school to school nationwide

WATCH: ‘Ang Larawan’ stars sing OPM hits carpool karaoke style

Jan 05, 2018 - 4:23 PM

Rachel Alejandro, Celeste Legaspi, Dulce, and Sandino Martin go for a musical car ride

ANG LARAWAN. The cast of the musical film belts out OPM classics, such as Aegis' "Basang Basa sa Ulan." Screengrab from Facebook.com/AngLarawanTheMovie

‘Ang Larawan’ review: Admirable feat

Dec 26, 2017 - 12:05 PM

'Ang Larawan' is elegant, with each of its graceful movement so carefully designed to evoke a feeling of nostalgia for a time when things of beauty are truly and unsubtly beautiful

5 fun facts about the movie 'Ang Larawan'

Dec 20, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Rachel Alejandro, Joanna Ampil, and Paulo Avelino lead the cast of the musical movie, directed by Loy Arcenas

Rappler Live Jam: Cast of 'Ang Larawan'

Dec 19, 2017 - 8:22 PM

Rachel Alejandro, Celeste Legaspi, and Ryan Cayabyab are coming to Rappler HQ to celebrate the holidays!

Want to crack up? Watch 'Spamalot' soon in Manila

Jul 19, 2017 - 6:57 PM

Singer actress Rachel Alejandro writes about her upcoming musical

Joanna Ampil admits almost quitting 'Ang Larawan' movie

Jun 14, 2017 - 10:54 PM

Joanna says it was her co star and good friend Rachel Alejandro who assured her and helped her while doing the film

Tech-savvy PH startups honored at #BeTheBoss 2016

Sep 11, 2016 - 6:54 AM

The Sexy Chef Sky Eye Inc Holy Carabao and Pedro Brewcrafters emerged as winners after getting top marks from the panel of judges and most votes from the public

THE FUTURE OF PH ENTREPRENEURS IS BRIGHT. #BeTheBoss winners flanked by the panel of judges and PLDT Smart executives

PANOORIN: ‘Paalam Na’ ni Rachel Alejandro

Aug 24, 2016 - 9:43 PM

Bago nilapatan ng musika ang ‘Paalam Na’ ay tulang isinulat ng dati y magkasintahang Rachel Alejandro at Dingdong Avanzado

'Love/Sick': The tragedy and comedy of relationships

Aug 10, 2016 - 2:16 PM

The effective performances and clever storylines draw nervous laughter from the audience in moments of discomfort and conflict and guffaws in exaggerated iterations writes Nicole Reyes

THE CAST OF LOVE/SICK. (L-R) Reyes, Torres, Alejandro, Rayos, Chan, Pineda, Trivino, and Trinidad play individuals in different stages of a relationship'€™s lifespan and its accompanying dilemmas. Photo by Jaypee Maristaza

WATCH: Important life lessons from Joel Trinidad, Rachel Alejandro

Aug 05, 2016 - 3:40 PM

Veteran actors Joel Trinidad and Rachel Alejandro talk about the best advice they ve ever received and the lessons they ve learned from their years onstage

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Rachel Alejandro: My 'addiction' to theater

Jul 07, 2016 - 9:41 AM

Rachel Alejandro talks about her love for theater and the upcoming play Love Sick

Rachel in one of her scenes for 'Ang Larawan.' Photo courtesy of Pong Ignacio

IN PHOTOS: Ali Alejandro and Lougee Basabas' Balesin wedding

Dec 18, 2015 - 5:53 PM

Ali brother of Rachel Alejandro and former Mojofly vocalist Lougee were wed on December 12

Life is too short to be unhealthy

Sep 05, 2015 - 12:01 PM

The fact is – if we are not mindful of how we treat our bodies if we continue to abuse it we will miss out

6 healthy habits for busy people

Aug 01, 2015 - 9:59 AM

At the launch of their new cookbook Rachel Alejandro and Chef Barni Alejandro Rennebeck spoke to Rappler about how to stay healthy when you re constantly on your feet

A taste of Paris

Apr 19, 2015 - 11:16 AM

In a place where a 300 year old building is considered new time has a different meaning

My journey 'Into The Woods': A fun challenge

Feb 28, 2015 - 11:27 AM

I did not see it coming that I would one day be offered the role of The Witch writes Rachel Alejandro

Rachel Alejandro on cousin Nino's 'Voice PH' exit

Feb 16, 2015 - 11:17 PM

From the Alejandro family maraming maraming salamat to everyone who supported Nino Alejandro on The Voice of the Philippines Rachel says

Rachel Alejandro: The Nino Alejandro I know

Feb 04, 2015 - 9:21 PM

Meanwhile young Nino was just an average singer at best He was a plus sized baby then a plump toddler who eventually grew into a good looking though chubby teenager recalls Rachel Alejandro fondly

Rachel Alejandro on cousin Nino's 'Voice PH' audition

Nov 20, 2014 - 9:06 PM

‘I ve witnessed Nino suffer disappointments and heartaches in his career and personal life but his positive attitude and resilience never waned ’ Rachel says

The Alejandros in 'In the Blood': Perfect harmony

Nov 18, 2014 - 4:49 PM

Photos and highlights from the family affair

Rachel Alejandro’s cousin Nino auditions for ‘The Voice PH’

Nov 16, 2014 - 12:17 AM

Nino joins Lea Salonga’s team

'In The Blood’: A concert for the whole family at Music Museum

Nov 07, 2014 - 8:01 PM

Fans and music lovers can look forward to two unforgettable evenings of beautiful music with the Alejandros in In The Blood

Rachel Alejandro: Expect crossovers, nostalgia in family 'In The Blood' concert

Oct 30, 2014 - 4:24 PM

Rachel says she is excited to perform with the family in celebration of her 25 years in showbiz

Rachel Alejandro: Music is in our DNA

Oct 15, 2014 - 10:00 AM

One thing I know for certain is that the love for music is passed down from parent to child generation to generation So in that sense it is in our blood in our veins writes Rachel Alejandro who will be performing with her family in an upcoming concert

Wildlife and the good life in South Africa

Jul 05, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Cage diving to see great white sharks spotting lions and elephants in a safari wining and dining in Cape Town What s not to love?

Celebrating my 25 years in music

Jun 15, 2014 - 9:04 PM

Rachel Alejandro looks back on her diverse music career from her first album released in 1989 to her latest milestone anniversary in the industry

Cooking hangout with 'The Sexy Chef'

Jun 09, 2014 - 4:11 PM

Watch Rachel and Barni Alejandro do a kitchen demo of healthy recipes from their cookbook The Sexy Chef

A tribute to my two moms

May 11, 2014 - 8:29 PM

We wouldn t be who we are today as people if not for our two mothers

Rachel, sister Barni and their mom, Myrna

Innovation, reinvention: How we built 'The Sexy Chef'

Mar 30, 2014 - 5:26 PM

Performer and entrepreneur Rachel Alejandro on the process of lovingly creating her and her family s endeavor The Sexy Chef

6 secrets to staying young

Feb 02, 2014 - 4:35 PM

Rachel Alejandro shares how she gets and keeps that youthful glow Clue: investing in comfort pampering and a sense of humor have something to do with it

HAPPY. It's one way to stay young at heart

Rachel and Barni Alejandro: Spreading the gospel of healthy eating

Dec 07, 2013 - 10:26 AM

Tis the season to eat drink and be merry With a little help from the Alejandro sisters’ cookbook guilt free indulgence might just be around the corner

SISTER ACT. From a mom-and-pop experiment of sorts to a full-service caterer of healthy food and weight loss programs, sisters Rachel and Barni are sharing their love for Photo by Marga Deona.

Rachel Alejandro cooks up a dream

Nov 29, 2013 - 5:58 PM

Rachel Alejandro dreamed of eating her way into a sexy body – and it wasn t impossible at all Now she has a book to show for it

COOKING HEALTHY. Rachel with Chef sister Barni. Photo by Vincent Felix

Eat, dive, love: 4 days in Bali

Aug 15, 2013 - 11:13 AM

Count me in as one of thousands of people from all over the world inspired by Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love

MUCH-NEEDED GETAWAY. Inspired by Elizabeth Gilbert's 'Eat Pray Love,' Rachel and husband Carlos Santamaria go on a 4-day trip to Ubud. All photos courtesy of Rachel Alejandro

Post-pregnancy weight: Baby bulge, be gone!

Aug 09, 2013 - 12:36 PM

The Sexy Chef shares tips and a recipe for slimming down after pregnancy

SEXY MOM, SEXY CHEF. The author and her baby Arya today. All images courtesy of Barni Alejandro-Rennebeck

'Rock of Ages' opens again in Manila

Jul 18, 2013 - 9:59 PM

The Musical Rock of Ages opens again in Manila to brisk ticket sales and rave audience reviews

END OF ACT 1. The whole 'Rock Of Ages' cast on stage. Photo courtesy of Atlantis Productions

Why you shouldn’t miss 'Rock of Ages'

Jul 16, 2013 - 12:30 PM

Cast member Rachel Alejandro lists reasons why you shouldn t miss Rock of Ages this time around

SEXY CLUB OWNER. Rachel in her costume as Justice Charlier, owner of the strip bar Venus Club. Image courtesy of Raymund Isaac

What I inherited from my Dad

Jun 16, 2013 - 10:55 AM

Hajji Alejandro’s secret to being youthful is no big mystery at all It’s simply his attitude toward life

FATHER OF THE BRIDE. Hajji at my wedding in Boracay. Photo courtesy of Raymund Isaac

To be or not to be a mom

May 12, 2013 - 12:48 PM

I can’t help but ask myself whether I should be rethinking my stand on being a mother or in my case not being one

THREE GENERATIONS OF MOMS. (From left) Rachel's sister Barni, mom Myrna, and birthday celebrant Lola Nena at her 80th birthday party. All photos courtesy of Rachel Alejandro

#FoodieFriday: Recipes for romance

Feb 01, 2013 - 6:41 PM

Planning your menu for that Valentine date or any date for that matter ? Here are delicious dish ideas

SWEET INDULGENCE. Treat your taste buds to this French-Filipino fusion dessert after your main course. Photo by Rachel Alejandro

#FoodieFriday: Easy healthy recipes for 2013

Jan 18, 2013 - 6:20 PM

After the holiday binge it s time to get in shape for summer Here s how to do it the yummy way

Tinapa and Talbos ng Kamote Rice

Rachel Alejandro: Fear Less in 2013

Dec 11, 2012 - 9:42 AM

What happens when we let our fear get the best of us? Rachel Alejandro tells us her story

FEAR-LESS TEACHER. Taken during their New Year '11 trip, this photo shows Rachel forcing a smile as husband Carlos Santamaria is about to fearlessly bungee jump off the Macau Tower. Photo courtesy of Rachel Alejandro

Live your best life

Nov 05, 2012 - 5:22 PM

The choice to do more of what you love is completely yours

BEACH LOVERS. Piolo Pascual (2nd from left), my husband Carlos (3rd from left) and myself with other guests who attended our friends Junji and Anais Arias' Boracay nuptials. Photo courtesy of Rachel Alejandro

Loving life on Avenue Q

Sep 28, 2012 - 6:48 PM

Rachel wears the theater hat once again and blogs for us straight from her new show in Singapore

RACHEL PERFORMS THE SONG 'Special' as Lucy the Slut. Photo by Bobby Garcia

Lose weight with lemons

Aug 27, 2012 - 7:32 PM

We ve taken Beyonce s weight loss secret but made it healthier and sustainable

START YOUR DAY HEALTHY by drinking lemon water. All photos courtesy of Rachel Alejandro

A new day for Original Pilipino Music

Jul 13, 2012 - 3:39 AM

A new day dawns on Filipino music with PhilPOP

THE AUTHOR WITH DAD, Hajji Alejandro and Ryan Cayabyab at the band rehearsals for the PhilPOP finals night on July 14. Photo courtesy of Alynna Velasquez

Eat what you love

Jun 27, 2012 - 6:33 AM

Going healthy does not mean we have to sacrifice our favorite food

DO-IT-YOURSELF. Homemade healthy nacho chips. Photo from Rachel Alejandro

[Father's Day] Lessons from dad

Jun 17, 2012 - 12:44 PM

The singer shares with us all things she learned from her dad singer Hajji Alejandro

TWO SINGERS, ONE DADDYWAPS. Rachel Alejandro with father, Hajji. Catch them tonight at Venice Piazza McKinley Hill. Photo from Rachel Alejandro

[Wellness] Eat well, start a family

Jun 04, 2012 - 8:06 PM

Just because you’re pregnant doesn’t mean that you can eat everything in sight

GOOD NUTRITION, GOOD CHANCES of pregnancy. 35-year-old Chef Barni is living testament that pregnancy need not be a problem for women her age, so long as they eat healthy. Photo courtesy of Rachel Alejandro