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UP College of Music honors National Artists Santos, Feliciano


The University of the Philippines (UP) College of Music is 98 years old this year.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

The (unsuccessful) roasting of Gilda

WITH her balae
Jose V. Abueva
by her side

I’ve never been to any “roasting,” literary or journalistic. I have no idea what goes on at occasions of that kind.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

CCP’s ‘Musikal!’ brings musicals and performing artists together in ‘show of force’

Centre’s revival of

Excerpts from the best-loved Philippine modern and contemporary musicals will be featured in the ambitious production, “Musikal!”, the gala concert to mark the 45th anniversary celebration of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), on Sept. 5-6.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Theater | Read More »

CCP at 45: Unforgettable encounters in the performing arts

LEA SALONGA as “Annie” with Zeneida Amador at the CCP in 1980

The Cultural Center of the Philippines opened in 1969 with Lamberto Avellana’s “Golden Salakot: Isang Dularawan.”

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Rowena Arrieta sets comeback recitals

PIANIST Oliver Salonga. In between tough recital demands and equally tough doctoral requirements

Rowena Arrieta is an outstanding graduate of the Philippine High School of the Arts (PHSA) from the late ’70s. She became the first and the last Tchaikovsky laureate of the Moscow-based international piano competition.

Posted: August 18th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »