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Asian-American actors face uphill struggle in US

. Lawyer-playwright Nick Pichay ‘s “The Adoption Play” will be staged at the CCP on October 16. INQUIRER file photo

It is not easy being an Asian-American actor in the United States. It is an uphill struggle. Successes are few and far between (think “M. Butterfly” or “The Romance of Magno Rubio”). Many are called (hundreds and hundreds audition) but few are chosen.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Headlines,Theater | Read More »

New township opens adventure camp

CAMPNhas intermediate, basic and advanced obstacle courses for
kids, high school and college, and experts; adventure tower and large
camping grounds; aerial walk, rain garden, zip line, wildlife and bird

“We want to keep your kids from computer games. We want them to have a lifestyle so they won’t become obese.”

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Health and Wellness,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New musical play revisits Filipino suffering–and heroism–in WWII

THE PLAY has a soft opening today (July 12) at SM North Edsa.

In December 1941 Japanese warplanes, after bombing Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, zoom eastward in the Pacific Ocean to bomb Baguio and Manila. Air power in the country was virtually cut off, although some young Filipino pilots valiantly challenged the superior might of the Japanese Air Force.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Theater | Read More »

Philippines-Spain Friendship Day celebrated in Naga

MAYOR John G. Bongat, Spanish Consul General Pilar Villanuva Romero, USI president Sor Albis at the ribbon-cutting ceremony of USI historical exhibit

Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day is always celebrated every year in Baler, Aurora, to commemorate the Siege of Baler and to improve the already amicable relations between Madre Espana and her onetime rebellious colony.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio: Grand lady of Philippine puppet theater

TEATRO Mulat performing on the steps of UP Diliman College of Arts and Letters, 1978

Statistically, the achievements of playwright Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio are impressive, almost astounding.

Posted: July 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Theater | Read More »