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The Gilda Ball

CB GARRUCHO, Paulynn Sicam and Kidlat Tahimik. PHOTOS BY RICHARD REYES

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The ‘enabler’ paints again

DETAIL from Fernando’s victorious Darna

When the subject of Gilda Cordero Fernando, writer and serious painter (no matter how she pooh-poohs the sincerity with which she applies herself to the art), comes up, sculptor Julie Lluch and I are one in agreeing on this.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Natividad Almeda Lopez–suffragist, lawyer, a woman ahead of her time


Another glass ceiling shattered when President Benigno Aquino III appointed Lourdes Sereno Chief Justice. Women in the legislature, in the Executive House are no longer rarities these days.

Posted: December 16th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Why is art forgery on the rise again?


Ramon “Richie” Lerma is the director and chief curator of the Ateneo Art Gallery (AAG) at the Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. He used to teach at the university’s fine arts program. Today he is an adviser of Salcedo Auctions at Three Salcedo Place, Salcedo Village, Makati City.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Ma, I won at an auction


Who’d have thought that I would be able to outbid the prettily photogenic and affluent Ongpin sisters (Lisa O. Periquet and Joanna O. Duarte) in a silent auction organized by cause-oriented, mainly Spanish-speaking peninsulare and criollo women? Not my indio mother, that’s for certain!

Posted: November 21st, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Parenting | Read More »