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  • Guess what?: Gilang wants to make it in showbiz

    JAKARTA: Actor and TV presenter Gilang Dirga said he wanted to be a versatile artist to make it big in showbiz.

  • Guess what?: Souljah reaffirm roots with reggae

    JAKARTA: Music group Souljah wants to reaffirm reggae as its identity of choice through its new album This Is Souljah.

  • Guess what?: Academy to honor Belafonte, Miyazaki

    LOS ANGELES: American singer and actor Harry Belafonte and Japanese animated film director Hayao Miyazaki will be honored with Governors Awards, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said on Thursday.

  • Angela Kearney: In search of adventure, Working for children

    Angela Kearney, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) representative in Indonesia, left her home in New Zealand when she was 22 to travel the world in search of fun, adventure and unpredictability.

  • Guess what?: Ariel dyes hair for a mood change

    Nazril “Ariel” Irham, vocalist and frontman of pop-rock band NOAH, says that he has dyed his hair silvery grey.

  • Guess what?: Tika builds up muscle for boxing

    After playing Fatmawati — founding father Sukarno’s wife, actress Tika Bravani is preparing to play a boxer in a new movie.

  • Guess what?: Jakarta son to become Power Ranger

    Yoshi Sudarso says that he’s living his dream: The Hollywood stuntman of Indonesian descent is becoming a Power Ranger.

  • Guess what?: Erwin to produce biopic on Hatta

    Media businessman and filmmaker Erwin Arnada has an offer he can’t refuse. He has accepted the challenge from West Sumatra Governor Irwan Prayitno to produce a movie on a local hero.

  • Guess what?: Pongki collaborates with rising stars

    Musician Pongki Barata is returning with his second album, Meet the Stars, in collaboration with a younger generation of Indonesian artists.

  • Guess what?: Giring busy with new job

    JAKARTA: In the past year, the vocalist of pop rock band Nidji, Giring Ganesha, has been occupied with his new venture, the website kincir.com.

  • Guess what?: Ras wants to be a producer

    JAKARTA: Reggae singer Ras Muhamad plans to move into record producing and to establish his own recording label to develop Indonesian reggae musicians.

  • Guess what?: Utopia switches to pop music

    JAKARTA: Bandung-based band Utopia says it will change its musical style following the arrival of its new vocalist, Novi.

  • Guess what?: Delon struggles to sell albums

    JAKARTA: Singer Delon plans to release a couple more new singles to promote his latest album, which was released at the end of last year.

  • Guess what?: Brunei Prince nods to ‘Yasmine’

    JAKARTA: The production team of Indonesian-Brunei Darussalam film collaboration Yasmine received appreciation from Brunei Darussalam Prince Azim (right photo) during its gala premier in the neighboring country.

  • Guess what?: Pee Wee Gaskins to perform in Tokyo

    JAKARTA: Pop-punk band Pee Wee Gaskins will perform at two events in Tokyo, Japan on Aug. 19 and 20.

  • Guess what?: Ivan records career in a book

    JAKARTA: Fashion designer Ivan Gunawan has a lot to prove to himself. In his 10 years in the industry, he has experienced ups and downs that will all be documented in his upcoming book.

  • Guess what?: Kelly experiences real pain in new movie

    Actress and model Kelly Tandiono said she was not acting being hurt in the foot massage scenes in her new movie Negeri Tanpa Telinga (The Country Without Ears), which stars T. Rifnu Wikana as a foot masseur for corrupt politicians.

  • Guess what?: Indro learns a lot from scouting

    Veteran comedian Indrodjojo “Indro Warkop” Kusumonegoro lists scouting as more influential to him than his legendary comedic group, Warkop DKI.

  • Guess what?: Andien is mesmerized by Flores

    JAKARTA: Singer Andini “Andien” Aisyah Hariadi said she had a great experience visiting Flores in East Nusa Tenggara for a weeklong vacation with her friends after the Idul Fitri celebration.

  • Guess what?: Fans keep Sheila on 7 together

    JAKARTA: Akhdiyat Duta Modjo, vocalist of pop-rock outfit Sheila on 7, said loyal fans were very important to the band, and the glue that kept them stuck together as a group.