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Artists reinvent Mother and Child in Heart Center exhibit

DR. RESTY Monzon,
Jo Florendo, Domeng
Labordo, Alma Cruz
Miclat, Ral Arrogante,
Rico Tica

Art enthusiast and collector Dr. Orestes “Resty” Monzon, of the Philippine Heart Center, chanced upon a painting of a Mother and Child in a mall exhibit and could not take his eyes off it.

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

CCP’s outreach program marks 35th year with regional exchange performance tours


The Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Outreach and Exchange Program celebrated its 35th year with a series of regional exchange tours.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Harper, Azcuna to address PEN congress, Dec. 2-3


The Philippine Center of the International PEN (Poets & Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will hold its 56th annual conference on Dec. 2 and 3 at the The Verdure, Multi-purpose Hall, 5th floor, Henry Sy Hall, De La Salle University, Taft Avenue, Manila.

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

He’s no longer the same SYM–and he doesn’t care what critics say

Ylanan Mercado,
fondly called SYM, uses
his palm and fingers to
demonstrate compositions
and design.

Surrounded by his paintings, Sofronio Ylanan Mendoza eats lunch, alone and quietly, in his condominium unit in Metro Manila one early afternoon.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Saved by the storytellers

Amanger scene full
of children

Before anything else, you are struck by how absolutely cute they are, little clay communities of rotund people dressed in bright colors, congregating around a central figure—an image of the Virgin Mary, or a corpulent woman overrun by little companions climbing affectionately all over her.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »