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Annual ‘Kristo’ exhibit focuses on Resurrection

“CRUCIFIXION de la Resurrection,” by Manuel Baldemor

Kristo Manila, the annual Lenten art exhibit, is now on its ninth year.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Global art community shows support for ‘Yolanda/Haiyan’ victims

MY SHELTER Foundation-installed street lamps line the streets of Palo, Leyte, where local residents gather to commemorate the 40th day anniversary of Typhoon “Haiyan.”

A consortium of international and Filipino artists will open the “Haiyan International Fundraising Art Exhibition 2014” on April 6 at the Galleria Duemila.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

What books are you reading?


“I am reading three books. The first one is a memoir by Toni Maguire, ‘Don’t Tell Mummy.’ It is very dark and brooding. I used to love painful and emotional works like this, but now I could get tired easily.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

KWF, indigenous groups: Filipino is language of peace

KWF director general Roberto Añonuevo

The Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) and 100 representatives of cultural communities nationwide have passed a resolution urging that every peace agreement and law be written in Filipino and the indigenous languages.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

CCP’s ‘Pasinaya’: Whirlwind art tour from sun-up to -down

ELEMENTARY students having their field trip at Museo Pambata

On its 10th year, the Pasinaya Open House Festival of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is set to grow bigger as it expands to various museums and galleries in Manila. The festival is on March 16.

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

Young artists depict comforts of home

ISSAY Rodriguez, Joseph Gabriel and Jezzel Wee

Young artists Joseph Gabriel, Issay Rodriguez and Jezzel Wee reflect on their lives after graduating from college in the exhibit “Point B,” at Altro Mondo gallery in Greenbelt 5.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Sorsogon reenacts first Mass in Luzon

Pantomina street dance mimics courtship between doves.

The rain fell during the opening parade of the 20th Kasanggayahan festival in Sorsogon recently, and poured even harder during the Mass. But it did not become a hindrance for the Sorsoganons to stay and attend the celebration.

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

‘Kingly Treasures’ auction raises P1.2M for ‘Yolanda’ victims

Romulo Galicano’s “Sta.  Ana,” sold for P2.5million

Some P1.2 million was raised for the victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” during the “Kingly Treasures” auction of León Gallery last Dec. 7 at the Asian Institute of Management Conference Center. The relief assistance will be coursed through the volunteer group RockEd Philippines.

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

Spanish classical music concert marks 5th centennial of European sighting of the Pacific

SPANISH violinist Raquel Rivera and pianist Maria Luz Rivera

On the occasion of the 5th centennial of the arrival of the Europeans to the Pacific Ocean, Instituto Cervantes and the Spanish Embassy present the piano and violin concert “From Acapulco to Manila: Spanish Music Across Two Oceans.”

Posted: December 9th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

What books are you reading?

ADOLF Alix Jr.

I’m reading “Think Like a Chef” by Tom Colicchio. It’s delicious reading, I’ve learned a lot from it. Now all I want to do is to cook and cook.—Raymond Lee, writer-producer, “Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros”   “From Beginning to End—The Rituals of Our Lives” by Robert Fulghum. I am reading it because I enjoyed [...]

Posted: December 9th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Dulce headlines 2013 UST Christmas concert; to benefit ‘Yolanda’ victims

HERMINIGILDO Ranera, UST Symphony Orchestra conductor

Veteran singer Dulce will headline the hundreds of performers and musicians who will mount the annual Christmas gala concert of the University of Santo Tomas on Dec. 5, 7 p.m., at the UST Santissimo Rosario Church. The concert will benefit victims in Eastern Visayas of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

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