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‘Dracula Untold’ casts new spin on historic character

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LUKE Evans as Dracula

Almost an entire century after the world’s cinematic introduction to Dracula placed audiences under his haunting spell, the studio that pioneered the genre reawakens one of legend’s most captivating figures in an action-adventure that heralds a pulse-pounding rebirth of the age of monsters.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Classic 1971 children’s book adapted into family comedy

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STEVE Carrell plays father whose
family day goes horribly wrong.

Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life-a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another.   But when Alexander tells his upbeat family about the […]

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

León previews auction pieces–and some more

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LEFT to right: “Sabel,” by BenCab; “Man, Girl and Cock,” by Vicente
Manansala; “Untitled,” by Cesar Legaspi

As the leading purveyor of historically important and museum-quality Philippine art and antiques—and now also a leading auction house, León Gallery is again supporting ManilArt 2014, which will run Oct. 16-19 at the SMX, SM Aura, Taguig.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Instituto Cervantes pays jazz tribute to Latin American writer Julio Cortázar

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Instituto Cervantes de Manila and the Embassy of Spain will present “Queremos Tanto a Julio,” a jazz tribute to Latin American writer Julio Cortázar, on Aug. 26, 5 p.m., at the Leong Hall roofdeck of Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Avenue, Quezon City.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

First Mass commemoration in Limasawa, Southern Leyte, opens 2014 NCCA Taoid heritage feast

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FIRST Cross monument

Southern Leyte, particularly the municipality of Limasawa and city of Maasin, will host his year’s opening of the Taoid Heritage Program Celebration, spearheaded by the Subcommission on Cultural Heritage (SCH) of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) in conjunction with the 493rd anniversary today, March 31, of the first Mass in the Philippines

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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