to 'JLo Video Collection
After a few weeks of silence, 'Original Music Competition'
starts today as usual with Sony CDs, audios, gift vouchers and posters
on offer to the readers of TV Times.
Jennifer Lopez comes as the star of this week's 'Original Music
Competition', which is organised by M- Entertainment in collaboration
with TV Times.
Jennifer Lopez was born in the Bronx, NY on July 24, 1970; after
starting out in musical theatre as a child, at age 16 she made her
film debut in the little-seen My Little Girl, but her career then
stalled until she was tapped to become one of the dancing "Fly
Girls" on the television sketch comedy series In Living Color.
role on the TV drama Second Chances followed before Lopez was thrust
into - the limelight co-starring with Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson
in the 1995 feature film Money Train; smaller roles in pictures
including My Family/Mi Familia, .Jack and Blood and Wine followed
before she landed the title role in 1997's Selena, portraying the
slain Tejano singer. Co-starring opposite George Clooney in 1998's
acclaimed out of light, Lopez (the product of a Puerto Rican family)
became the highest-paid Latina actress in Hollywood history; the
following summer, she returned to her musical roots with her debut
pop album on the 6th, scoring a major hit with the infectious single
"If You Had My love."
waste time perfecting a sophomore effort, the appropriately titled
J. Lo, which was issued in early 2001.
You can now
get the Jennifer Lopez Video collection " Feelin' so good"
available on an Original VCD and available for Rs.600/= only from
M Entertainment preferred dealers and look out for more original
VCDs of your favourite artistes.
All the winners
of previous contests can collect their prizes from Maharaja Entertainment
(Pvt) Ltd., at 330, T.B. Jayah Mw., Colombo 10.
To enter this
contest, all you have to do is to answer the question on the coupon
No.81 and send it to the address given below.
is "Listen to Original Music Contest, No. 81, C/o Maharaja
Entertainments (Pvt.) Ltd., 330, T. B. Jayah Mawatha, Colombo 10.
Tell: + 941672425-8,
Fax + 941699070. E Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
All the entries
must be originals from the TV Times and no photocopies or faxes
will be entertained. All correct entries will be drawn by a panel
should reach the above address by October 29, the latest. The decision
of the judges will be final and the names of the winners will be
announced in The Sunday TV Times accordingly.
Here are the
winners of contest no. 77 . The winners of two Sony original CDs
are Jaliya Kasun Hewagamage of Borelasgamuwa and Dilki Weerasena
Two audio cassette
winners are B.S.W. Tayler of Nugegoda and Kaushaliya De Silva of
10% off gift
Vouchers go to M.N. Lambert of Kurunegala, Anton Nilanga of Chilaw,
Sudara Ranaweerasinghe of Malabe, Shahra Suhaid of Colombo 08, Mahesh
Sampath Withara of Rugghawila and Safra Fouze of Kohuwela.
are S.L.N. Navaratne of Colombo 10, Janith Jayasundra of Mabima,
Champika Ruwanjith of Galle, Thilini Wijesinghe of Mt. Lavinia and
Nuwan Samarasinghe of Mt. Lavinia.
Freak Out for Christmas
By Sanath Weerasuriya
'Freak Out', the latest band formed by Sri Lankans in Germany,
is gaining popularity in European circuits.
The band is
a brainchild of Roy Atapattu and Nimal Perera, which started as
a hobby band playing only during the weekends, but the success brought
them back to the professional stage. Now they perform mainly in
Switzerland but also in Germany, Holland and Austria. They are well
known for their wide range of repertoire (from Louis Armstrong to
Shakira) and the punchy sound which is handled by Roy Attapatu.
of songs are fabulous and also each member gets a chance of showing
their musical ability in appropriate songs. And also they have a
very good repertoir of Sinhala songs as they perform for Sri-Lankans
in Switzerland and Germany,'' said Asiri Gunawardena formerly with
'Chase' and the local representative of 'Freak Out'.
comprises some of the top names in the music scene, including Nimal,
Roy, Suzette Croner, Gordon Rossairo, Prasad Liyanage and Marcel
is an ex-member of 'Gypsies', 'Desmond and the Clan', and in Europe
of 'Serendib' and 'Clan'. He is one of the best drummers and percussionists
in the Lankan music scene. He sings Joe Cocker, Lionel Richie, Bon
Jovi, Queen and ballads.
Roy was with
Ayesha and the Dream Team and in Europe with 'Chase' and 'Indiana
Jones'. He too is a percussionist and a good drummer.
was with 'Friends'. She sings songs of Celin Dion, Shakira, Barbara
Streisand, Toni Braxton, Tina Turner and Mariah Carey.
is an ex-member of Flame, clan and he plays guitar for 'Freak Out'.
Gordon sings songs of Louis Armstrong, Barry White, Bob Marlery
and 'Third World'.
is also a former member of 'Ayesha and Dream Team', 'Chase' and
'Live Band'. He sings 'Gypsie kings and the Rapper' in the present
is the only Swiss Musician in the band and plays keyboards. He is
jazz musician, performed with African and Swiss bands.
The band 'Freak
Out' will be in Colombo for the festive season.
he loves to play in Sri Lanka after almost twenty years.
'Maris Fantasies 2002', a Dinner Dance organized by the
Old Boy's Association (OBA) of Maris Stella College, Negombo will
be held at October 26 at the King's Court, Trans Asia Hotel. The
Bands 'Rajiv & the Clan' and 'Cosmic Rays' will be in attendance.
The veteran DJ, Harpo Gooneratne will compere the event.
The above event
being one of the prestigious events of the OBA calendar brings together
a host of distinguished Old Boys and well wishers of the College
every year. Total proceeds of the dance will be utilized for further
developments of activities of Maris Stella College.
Howl' at Le Garage
'Halloween Howl', another fun and scary night, will come
alive at Le Garage on October 26.
Halloween Night will be on a different theme. There will be Devils,
Ghost with Halloween Ballet Girls. The spooky girls doing Fire Limbo
would be another attraction at this night', said Rushdy Raheem,
the Manager of Le Garage and F & B.
music will be provided by DJs of 'Master of Sound's and Yes Crew.
The Lighting and sounds will also be provide by MOS.
priced at Rs 500/= per male and the ladies can enjoy the free entrance
to the spooky night party.
be lots of surprises, thrills, competitions, games with weekend
packages gift vouchers and gift packs for the revellers,' said Rushdy.