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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 »

Sartre’s ‘No Exit’ morphs at Intramuros ruins

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What happens when three damned souls are trapped within the confines of an existential hell and have no way out but to transform themselves into the vipers that they have become as consequence of the warped lives that they have lived on earth, against the abominable eye of an absentee landlord?

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

West End performers join Ballet Manila in ‘Ballet & Ballads’

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BAM DAMIAN’S “The Last Poem,” the story of a man and his dying beloved featuring Ballet Manila principal danseur Rudy de Dios and prima ballerina Lisa Macuja-Elizalde

Ballet Manila’s long-running “Ballet & Ballads,” with its unique fusion of dance and song numbers, has always been a crowd-pleaser.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Winter’s Tale’: From novel to romantic movie

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COLIN Farrell and Jessica Brown Findlay in “Winter’s Tale”

Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman (“A Beautiful Mind,” “The Da Vinci Code,” “I Am Legend”) makes his directorial debut with Warner Bros. Pictures’ romantic drama, “Winter’s Tale,” based on the novel by Mark Helprin.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Coming-of-age novel ‘Geography Club’ now a movie

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ALEX Newell, Cameron Deane Stewart, Nikki Blonsky and Ally Maki

Based on Brent Hartinger’s acclaimed best-selling Young Adult novel, “Geography Club” is a fast, fresh coming-of-age movie that tells a real and powerful story unfolding in every high school around the country—a story of kids hiding their true identities in plain sight, even as they feverishly pursue their hearts’ desires.

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Music, theater to take center stage in NCCA’s Philippine Arts Fest

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TAAL-Tunugan will feature music groups using instruments made from recycled
materials.

In celebration of the National Arts Month (NAM) in February, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) will stage “Taal-Tunugan” as part of its Philippine Arts Festival. The event will showcase a new musical ensemble whose instruments are made from scraps and other recycled materials.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Tacloban to host visual arts fest

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PHILIPPINE Visual Arts Festival 2014

Top writers will once again gather in the country’s biggest literary festival, “Taboan,” at the Subic Freeport Zone on Feb. 24-26 in line with the National Arts Month (NAM) organized by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Cagayan de Oro hosts NCCA’s Cinema Rehiyon

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EXHIBIT on architectural motifs, part of Architext, one of the programs of the 2014 Philippine Art Festival

In celebration of the National Arts Month (NAM), the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) will hold Cinema Rehiyon in Cagayan de Oro City on Feb. 19-22. This is one of the seven flagship programs during the Philippine Arts Festival (PAF) of NCCA.

Posted: December 29th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Philippine Arts Festival 2014 to focus on arts for healing

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NCCA National Committee on Architecture will hold Archi[types/texts], a series of
exhibits and forums.

The 2014 Philippine Arts Festival (PAF) will have as theme “Art on the Edge.” It will be held during the National Arts Month (NAM) in February.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Anna de Leon explores sentimental attachment in ‘Strings Attached’

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“DREAMING of Red Poppies”

Sentimental Attachment is the theme of the new exhibit of artist Anna de Leon, which opens Nov. 9 at Galerie Francesca in SM Megamall.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Books on literature and art amid war adapted to the screen

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SAM Epstein, George Clooney, John Goodman, Bob Balaban and Matt Damon

Works by the world’s greatest artists, centuries-old monumental structures, and powerful books salvaged during World War II are the focus of forthcoming movies from 20th Century Fox.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

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