Bust a move: How dancing got me back on track

Jan 11, 2018 - 1:31 PM

I kept telling myself that I'm okay, when in fact I wasn't

Pole-dancing robots aim to spice up CES 2018

Jan 09, 2018 - 6:01 PM

The robo-strippers are the creation of British artist Giles Walker, who says he designed the vaguely humanoid machines as an expression about surveillance, power, and voyeurism

MECH GYRATIONS. A human dancer performs next to a stripper robot at the Sapphire Gentlemen's Club on the sidelines of CES 2018 in Las Vegas on January 8, 2018. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

The week in photos: December 2-8, 2017

Dec 09, 2017 - 7:08 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A masked Palestinian boy stands in front of flames during clashes with Israeli soldiers at the entrance of the northern village of Qusra in the occupied West Bank near Nablus on December 4, 2017.An Israeli settler shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank last week after a group of Israelis was targeted by Palestinian stone-throwers, officials said. / AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI

Adamson Pep coach promises 'faster, cleaner, fiercer' routine

Dec 07, 2017 - 6:03 PM

Free lechon is served and school hoodies given away to Adamsonians who had the best cheer

PARTY TIME. The Adamson Pep Squad set the tone for a party with their routine in this year's UAAP cheerdance competition.

[Gameplan] First-timers try pole dancing

Dec 05, 2017 - 7:46 PM

Leave your excuses out the door and try out pole dancing!

IN PHOTOS: UAAP Cheer dance competition 2017 highlights

Dec 03, 2017 - 7:28 PM

Have a look at the best moments of UAAP CDC 2017 captured on our cameras

INEXTRAHAN. The UAAP CDC 2017 champs with a grand and clean pyramid that bagged them the Inextrahan! Pyramid Award. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Adamson Pep Squad captain Dwyeth Vergeire wins it all on his last day

Dec 03, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Graduating leader Dwyeth Vergeire and his squad aimed to only win the hearts of people, but they did not expect the trophy and medal

#80SFOR80. The Adamson Pep Squad took the hearts of people with them as they traveled back in the time to the 1980s. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Funniest tweets about UAAP Cheerdance Competition 2017

Dec 02, 2017 - 8:53 PM

Have a look at some of the most retweeted tweets about this year's cheerdance competition

IN GIFs: Best moments during UAAP Cheerdance Competition 2017

Dec 02, 2017 - 7:56 PM

Here are some of the memorable moments during this year's competition

Adamson University is UAAP Season 80 cheerdance champion

Dec 02, 2017 - 6:39 PM

(UPDATED) Adamson University Pep Squad claims UAAP Season 80 cheerdance competition crown, its first ever title in this event

CHAMPS AT LAST. Adamson University's years of hardwork finally paid off. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: Netizens celebrate UAAP Cheerdance Competition 2017 on social media

Dec 02, 2017 - 3:23 PM

Here are some of the social media posts about this season's Cheerdance Competition

WATCH: UAAP Cheerdance Competition 2017 teaser videos

Dec 01, 2017 - 6:11 PM

Here are videos to hype you up and help you cheer for your favorite teams on Saturday

#PugadBaboy: Lap Dancing Senator

Nov 22, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Cuba's national dance lives on... in Mexico

Nov 03, 2017 - 8:41 PM

In the Mexican port of Veracruz, across the Gulf of Mexico from Cuba, couples gather four times a week to dance danzon, twirling around the central square in fedoras and evening gowns that evoke a bygone era

BAILE. A couple dances "danzon" at "Sociales Romo" dance and night club, in Santa Maria La Ribera neighborhood in Mexico City, on September 10, 2017. Photo by Alfredo Estrella/AFP

Order of Performances: UAAP Season 80 Cheer Dance competition

Oct 30, 2017 - 3:59 PM

National University guns for 5-peat, while UP Pep returns to #UAAPCDC2017

5-PEAT. National University is aiming for their 5th straight title in the UAAP Cheer Dance competition. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Laura Lehmann's 'Dances of the World' costume at Miss World 2017

Oct 21, 2017 - 8:37 PM

Laura's costume for 'Dances of the World' is designed by Bessie Besana

Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' most streamed ever on Spotify

Sep 23, 2017 - 5:04 PM

'Shape of You' ends the 11-month reign of Drake's 'One Dance' on the streaming service

The week in photos: August 12-18, 2017

Aug 19, 2017 - 1:12 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

ANTI-RACISM. Protesters block both directions of the Interstate 580 freeway during a rally against racism in Oakland, California on August 12, 2017. Photo by Josh Edelson/AFP

Dancers, indeed, do it for love

Jun 15, 2017 - 7:00 PM

What inhabits dancers in a deep permanent way that is not present in non dancers?

Team Pilipinas Cheer and Dance takes on the 2017 World Cheerleading Championship

Apr 28, 2017 - 3:09 PM

Team Pilipinas Cheer and Dance will try to win awards in 4 divisions at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando Florida

INTERNATIONAL DUTY. Team Pilipinas Cheer and Dance has financed their trip through donations from friends and family as they've yet to earn government recognition or support from sponsors. Photo from Team Pilipinas

WATCH: Donny Osmond performs 'I'll Make a Man Out of You' on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Apr 19, 2017 - 12:20 PM

Normani Kordei and Val Chmerkovskiy dance to the song from Mulan on DWTS

WATCH: Derek, Julianne Hough perform emotional dance on divorce

Apr 06, 2017 - 10:57 AM

Siblings Julianne and Derek Hough perform a dance number on divorce on Dancing With the Stars

WATCH: Steph Curry, Green dance-off with Warriors dancing mom

Feb 17, 2017 - 1:57 PM

Dance Cam Mom shows her moves with Steph Curry and Draymond Green at an All Star photo shoot

DANCE TIME. Robin Schreiber, better known as Dance Cam Mom, shows off her moves to Stephen Curry. Screenshot from Twitter

IN PHOTOS: Chinese New Year in world's oldest Chinatown

Jan 28, 2017 - 8:34 PM

Dragon dancers snake their way down the streets of Binondo to usher in good luck in the Year of the Rooster

Chinese New Year celebration in Binondo. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

WATCH: Ryan Gosling's childhood dance video

Jan 14, 2017 - 1:30 PM

Ryan busts out his moves and rocks silver Hammer pants in an old dance performance for a talent search

WATCH: Ateneo students help kids with disabilities through dance

Dec 15, 2016 - 5:35 PM

This year s Civic Movers for the 2016 Move Awards turned their class project into an advocacy they all hope can spark change

COMMUNITY. The group aims to reach out to more communities and eventually turnover the program the parent officers of the CBR centers. Photo courtesy of I'MPOWER

UP Pep Squad, Filipiniana Dance Group win 6 medals at int'l cheerleading tilt

Nov 28, 2016 - 1:11 PM

UP teams representing the Philippines take home one gold 3 silvers and two bronze medals from the Asian Cheerleading Dancesport Championships

WINNERS. Representing the Philippines, the UP Pep Squad as well as the UP Filipiniana Dance Group bring home 6 medals from Indonesia. File Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Perenang Ryan Lochte melamar kekasihnya

Oct 10, 2016 - 11:02 AM

Setelah kisruh skandal Olimpiade Rio Ryan siap memulai hidup baru

Ryan dan kekasihnya, Kayla Reid telah resmi bertunangan. Foto dari akun instagram Ryan Lochte.

Gameplan: Award-winning dance crew brings international hip hop competition to PH

Oct 03, 2016 - 10:50 AM

Multi awarded A Team Philippines brings together Filipino dancers from all over the country to share their passion for street dance on the Vibe PH stage

WATCH: Amber Rose dances to 'Game of Thrones' theme on 'DWTS'

Sep 20, 2016 - 5:34 PM

Amber Rose and her dance partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy channeled their inner Khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen and Khal Drogo on this week s Dancing With The Stars

'GAME OF THRONES.' Amber Rose and her dance partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy channel Daenerys Targaryen and Khal Drogo on 'Dancing With The Stars.' Screengrab from YouTube/Dancing with the Stars

Protesters interrupt Ryan Lochte's 'Dancing With The Stars' segment

Sep 13, 2016 - 11:53 AM

Two men wearing anti Lochte t shirts storm the stage after Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte s performance on Dancing With The Stars

'DANCING WITH THE STARS.' Two men in anti-Lochte shirts storm the stage after Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke's performance on the show. Screengrab from Instagram/dancingabc

Cebu jail raid: warden owns fighting cocks seized by cops?

Aug 13, 2016 - 10:28 PM

The early morning raids of the Cebu Provincial Detention Center and the Cebu City Jail yield P4 6 million in cash shabu and drug paraphernalia among others

Former PH street kids win at Asian Grand Prix ballet competition

Aug 13, 2016 - 12:29 PM

Former street kids Edmar Sumera and Benedict Sabularse are among 12 young Filipino dancers who won awards and scholarships at the international competition

Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Espejo

No more room in Cebu prison of dancing inmates

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:00 AM

The current population is at 3 008 more than double capacity of only 1 500 inmates

NO ROOM. The Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) practice for a dance video last January 2016. Screengrab from Youtube

Consultant quits Cebu jail famous for dancing inmates

Aug 08, 2016 - 7:06 PM

Marco Toral is an ex inmate of the detention center who was supposed to serve a life sentence on drug charges He won an appeal on the verdict in 2009

DANCING INMATES. Filipino inmates perform during the visit of Burmese Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, at a prison facility in Cebu City, Philippines, January 26, 2016. Photo by Jay Rommel Labra/EPA

WATCH: PBA South and North All-Stars get down on the dance floor

Aug 07, 2016 - 8:36 PM

The South wins the PBA All Star dance off for the second straight year

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA All-Stars dare coaches to join dance-off

Aug 05, 2016 - 4:20 PM

The All Star coaches don’t usually partake in the annual dance off but this year may be different

DANCE-OFF? Will All-Star coaches Yeng Guiao and Leo Austria join this year's dance-off? Photos from PBA Images

WATCH: New Zealand performs Haka dance before Gilas showdown

Jul 06, 2016 - 9:30 PM

The Philippine team remains stoic locking shoulders as the Tall Blacks perform their traditional battle cry

HAKA TIME. The New Zealand team fired itself up by performing the Haka, but the Philippines remained stoic throughout. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

The inspiring story of 2 street kids who became amazing ballet dancers

Jun 18, 2016 - 9:22 PM

Nothing about ballet is easy they say but it is worth it Meet Edmar and Benedict – former street kids now ballet dancers with scholarships to London s Royal Ballet School s summer program

Music, drugs, and alcohol: Do young Filipinos party to get high?

Jun 01, 2016 - 3:53 PM

The deaths after the recent Closeup Forever Summer concert put the spotlight on the local party scene and drug abuse among the youth

PARTY REVELER. Is there a prevalence of drug use in the local party scene? Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

WATCH: Bop to the top: Politicians boogie for votes

Apr 20, 2016 - 10:58 PM

Can these candidates dance their way onto your ballot?

IN PHOTOS: 2016 Palarong Pambansa comes to an end

Apr 17, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Take a look at the scenes from the 2016 Palarong Pambansa closing ceremony

BALLOONS EVERYWHERE. A student-athlete happily plays with balloons during the Palaro 2016 closing ceremony. Photo by Roy Secretario/ Rappler

Lucky Aces win 'Dance Kids'

Feb 07, 2016 - 8:13 PM

UPDATED The hip hop duo emerges as the TV show s first ever champion

Justin Bieber approves of Balang's 'Sorry' dance

Feb 05, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Balang kills it in his latest viral dance video

Meet the 'Dance Kids' top 3

Jan 31, 2016 - 8:18 PM

Dhao Mac Macasipot Step Kids and Lucky Aces move on to the finals

Papal envoy to Cebu dancing inmates: 'Jesus was a prisoner'

Jan 27, 2016 - 7:43 AM

The inmates say they were moved to tears and overwhelmed as Archbishop Charles Maung Bo spoke to them after their two dance numbers

DANCING INMATES. Filipino inmates perform during the visit of Burmese Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, at a prison facility in Cebu City, Philippines, January 26, 2016. Photo by Jay Rommel Labra/EPA

IEC 2016: Pope's envoy to visit Cebu dancing inmates

Jan 25, 2016 - 4:23 PM

This comes as inmates release a special dance video for the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu City

Papal legate Myanmar Cardinal Charles Maung Bo celebrates the opening mass of the 2016 International Eucharistic Congress. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Cebu dancing inmates rehearse for int'l Catholic meet

Dec 30, 2015 - 11:19 PM

Video shows the prisoners rehearsing a special dance number to this year s IEC theme song Christ in Us Our Hope of Glory

DANCE. The Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) inmates are preparing for another dance video, this time for the International Eucharistic Congress. Screengrab from Youtube

WATCH: Play, music, and dance at #COP21

Dec 09, 2015 - 1:32 AM

It is not all talk and no play at the Paris climate talks

Ubisoft invites Filipinos to submit their resumes at ESGS

Oct 25, 2015 - 10:16 AM

Ubisoft is inviting ESGS attendees to submit their resumes for an opportunity to join the company as it is pooling talent for its established studios

UBISOFT AT ESGS. Photo by Nadine Pacis