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Manila’s premier dance school Steps Dance Studio is holding its summer dance workshop, which is open to all beginning and advanced dance students. This year’s workshop, which runs everyday until May 24, is expected to be especially exciting and memorable as it culminates in Steps’ 20th anniversary concert.
Pride of PlaceBy Augusto F. Villalon
Wili Fernandez stands tall as one of the pillars of Philippine design. A visionary in his field, he was among the early design nationalists who was proudly aware of his heritage and who always referenced the Filipino in all of his work.
By Jojo Soria de Veyra
As a development in Marcel Antonio’s art, the artist’s new collection – due to be shown at Greenbelt 5’s The Gallery from April 3 to 6 – will present Antonio’s new dive into more serious symbolism, leaving his previous ambivalence between composing quasi-narrative and pseudo-narrative scenes.
By Pablo A. Tariman
The Three Tenors concert phenomenon is nearly a quarter of a century now. This year is the 24th anniversary since that memorable performance at the ancient Baths of Caracalla in Rome on July 7, 1990, featuring tenors Placido Domingo, José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti. Of course, the latter is gone now, having passed away in 2007 at age of 72.
By Brylle Tabora
Southern Leyte, particularly the municipality of Limasawa and city of Maasin, will host his year’s opening of the Taoid Heritage Program Celebration, spearheaded by the Subcommission on Cultural Heritage (SCH) of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) in conjunction with the 493rd anniversary today, March 31, of the first Mass in the Philippines
By Vaughn Alviar
Vincent Navarro felt relieved as he arrived in a New York address on Oct. 30. In one hand, he held a map on which he had placed his faith; he only had a Nokia 3310 which had no map app. The other hand held his luggage and a box of four portraits.
By Mozart Pastrano
“I had to pinch myself to make sure that this is not a dream, that this is for real,” Mayor Oscar S. Moreno said last week when Ayala Foundation, Inc. marked its 53rd anniversary with a big bash in this thriving capital of Northern Mindanao.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
It was a press conference more dramatic than usual, and on the stage of the Cultural Center of the Philippines at that, a brainchild of CCP vice president and artistic director Chris Millado.
By Edgar Allan M. Sembrano
The National Museum of the Philippines is set to open a gallery dedicated to the works of National Artist Vicente Manansala. The works will hang at the new Philam Life Hall Gallery of the National Gallery of Art in the NM complex around Agrifina Circle in Manila.
By Cathy Yamsuan
Normally, the story of a politician who decides to put God ahead of everything else would be a work of fiction. Not in this case.
By Ruel S. De Vera
The modern world is in danger. Armed groups plan attacks. Nature unleashes disasters. How does one deal with these problems all at once? James Rollins has the answer—Sigma Force, and you can brief yourself using their latest operation, “The Eye of God: A Sigma Force Novel” (William Morrow, New York, 2013, 410 pages).