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Friends, Fun, Hardcore

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   We are happy to be part of Friends, Fun, Hardcore tomorrow (January 19, Saturday) at Kukuk's Nest.  Sugdi na ninyo ug stretching diha kay attack nata ani. Happy 24 years old Cebu City Hardcore and Punk scene. Prititit.. Prititit.. Pit Senyor!    Here's a map to Kukuk's Nest.      

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Suicidal Tendencies' Frontman Mike Muir Talks Collaborating with Converse

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Almost a decade before the founding of seminal hardcore band Suicidal Tendencies, frontman Mike Muir received his first pair of Converse as a birthday gift.  "I think I was 10, 11 or 12," he recalls, which puts his first wear in the mid-70s. He was immediately attracted to Chucks for the purity of the shoe's character. "It's one of those things that sells itself. You could identify with the shoes where we were from in California."  Far from being nostalgic, Muir views Converse's most enduring silhouette as perennially proper. "A lot of people always talk about the good old days. My dad always...

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Cebu’s first-ever Sneaker-Con!

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QUICKSTRIKE, the first-ever Sneaker-Con in Cebu will be held on January 12, 2019 in Common Ground, The Gallery, Juan Luna Ave., Mabolo, Cebu City. Sneakers, as what shoes primarily designed for sports, exercise and casual use are called, has been increasing its significance over the past decades. Old brands and newer ones are persistently competing in the market, selling and promoting both their high and regular-priced products. In the country, the formation of communities of sneaker enthusiasts, composed of collectors, buyers, sellers, and traders, from different regions are noticeably increasing. And popular designs of sneakers that were usually only ordered...

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Converse x Illegal Civilization Lands in Cebu

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Believing in the growth of the skate culture in cities outside of Metro Manila, Converse felt it was time that the Visayas and Mindanao got the best of what the global scene of skateboarding had to offer. Together with Common Ground, Converse' special projects, collaborations and CONS will now be made more accessible through their Cebu City flagship store and their online store - starting with the CONS x Illegal Civilization collaboration. Illegal Civilization‘s skate videos and playful designs continue to expand the young brand’s popularity, with a new Converse collaboration indicative of the crew’s growing reach. Encompassing a trio of distinct silhouettes, Illegal Civilization (also...

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Not your average 14-year old kid.

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 Meet Kyle Siarot, a 14-year old kid from Consolacion, a town in northern Cebu. Watch this short clip of him warming up. More about him and his story later. #somethinginCommon #GoSkateboarding

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