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Business and other sectors rush to save Manila Cathedral

SAN MIGUEL Properties, Inc. vice president and general manager Karlo P. Estavillo and San Miguel Corporation president Ramon S. Ang hand over the P50-million donation for the restoration of Manila Cathedral to Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle and Tita de Villa.

The historic Manila Cathedral, located at the heart of Intramuros, is now set to undergo a multimillion retrofitting process to preserve its physical structure and to ensure the safety of those who will use it after its restoration.

Posted: January 13th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

UST Varsitarian to hold 85th-anniversary thanksgiving bash at Sofitel Jan. 26


To mark its 85th anniversary, the Varsitarian, the influential student publication of the University of Santo Tomas, will be holding Valik Varsi, the grand alumni homecoming, on Jan. 26, 2013, 6 p.m., at the Harbor Garden Tent, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila, in Pasay City.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Photos capture facets of a religious shrine and National Cultural Treasure

LA NAVAL de Manila—sailing on with faith

On the occasion of the formal installation of the National Cultural Treasure marker at Sto. Domingo Church, a group of young photographers is mounting “La Naval, Mother of Faith” at the Museo de Sto. Domingo, which runs Dec. 14-Jan. 31.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Collection of Mass songs wins CMMA best inspirational album

FR. ALLAN Antonio with his parents

The winner of Best Inspirational Album in the 34th Catholic Mass Media Awards(CMMA) is a collection of Mass songs, proof of how liturgical music could become mainstream.

Posted: October 29th, 2012 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Unang Daloy pays tribute to the arts of Central Luzon


Philippine Art—as defined by art critics, historians, connoisseurs and collectors from Metro Manila—has had to rely largely on the talents, subjects and styles that have emerged in Central Luzon, said an award-winning arts scholar in Unang Daloy, the first Central Luzon Visual Arts Congress, held Oct. 3-4 at SM City and La Jardin Resort in Baliwag, Bulacan.

Posted: October 22nd, 2012 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Uncategorized | Read More »