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Librarians to hold national congress Nov. 26-28

The Philippine Librarians Association Inc. (PLAI), in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, through the National Committee on Libraries and Information Services and the National Library of the Philippines, will hold its annual National Congress from Nov. 26 to 28 at the Century Park Hotel, Malate, Manila.

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

‘Visual Poetry’ on show at SMX MOA; to raise funds for hospital association

“MONUMENT of Legaspi and Urdaneta,” by Fernando Amorsolo

The Philippine Hospital Association, with the Arts Gallery Asia (AGA), will stage a special exhibition of outstanding works of Filipino masters and contemporary visual artists, Nov. 19- 21, at 2/L, SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia (MOA), Macapagal Ave., Pasay City.

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From book to film: ‘Hunger Games’ delves further into dystopian world

SCENE from “Mockingjay,” movie based on Suzanne
Collins novel

In the third instalment of the film series adapted from the best-selling novel series “The Hunger Games,” heroine Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) might have obliterated the games for good, but the fight to survive would be bound only to intensify.

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Pianist holds master class for Filipino music majors


World-famous pianist Christian Leotta not only wowed a highly discriminating audience during his Manila debut; he also went out of his way to hold a master class for music students and professors from the University of the Philippines College of Music, University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music and Philippine High School for the Arts despite his hectic schedule which has taken him on a whirlwind tour of China, Japan, Thailand and South Korea before coming to the country.

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2 young men break out of the mold to say they love–and teach–dancing


In a culture that hails machismo as an asset, in an art form predominantly peopled by females, it is seldom to chance upon young males who declare their intent to pursue dance for the plain and simple reason that they like it.

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