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Komisyon ng Wika embarks on ambitious publication program

NATIONAL Aritst and KWF chair Virgilio Almario PHOTOS BY LESTER G. BABIERA

In connection with the celebration of Buwan ng Wika (Language Month), Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) launched its publication series, Aklat ng Bayan, on Aug. 15 at the National Museum.

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

Love-advice radio program inspires Ballet Manila pieces

ADVICE guru “Papa Jack” (left) of the radio program “TLC,” with Lisa Macuja-Elizalde and Ballet Manila co-artistic director Osias Barroso

The man behind the long-selling love counseling radio program is unapologetically brutal. But it is this frankness and no-frills approach to giving out advice on love and life that has endeared him to listeners of “True Love Conversations” (TLC) through the years.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Lucy: Luc Besson’s new ‘women’s movie’

Scarlett Johansson

From “La Femme Nikita” to “The Professional” to “The Fifth Element,” French writer-director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in recent cinematic history.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Stars of ‘Rurouni Kenshin’ sequel coming to Manila

JAPANESE director Keishi Otomo directing actor Satoh

Japanese director Keishi Otomo and actors Takeru Satoh, Emi Takei and Munetaka Aoki are coming to Manila to grace the Asian premiere of “Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno.”

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Ballet Manila’s 19th season features classics, OPM, new works

LISA Macuja-Elizalde says the classics will always be a BM staple.

Ballet Manila will open its 19th performance season starting August, with a repertoire consisting of classics and new works.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »