The Philippines is a country of more than 100 million people. Its history and its proximity to China have made it an important U.S. ally, but it's had its share of challenges.
Pela Review: Desert Stages "Hairspray: The Musical"
KJZZ's Theatre Critic Robrt Pela reviews Desert Stages Theatre's production of Hairspray: The Musical which runs through August 7th.
Robrt Pela is a columnist at New Times and a staff writer at Latino Perspectives Magazine. He's the author of "Filthy: The Weird World of Johns Waters". When he isn't restoring an ancestral home in Niles, Ohio, he lives in Phoenix and in Bargemon, France.