By Tatin Yang
Any woman who’s had a full face of makeup knows how transformative it can be. Applying makeup on a celebrity or model is child’s play for any makeup artist, like playing connect the dots on a gorgeously structured face. But the ability to transform a duckling into a swan is what makes the makeup artist a magician.
The Aliw Awards, celebrating its 25th year, will have its awards night on Nov. 26, 7 p.m., at the Manila Hotel. This year’s edition honors productions and performances in Filipino theater and live entertainment for the period Oct. 1, 2011 to Sept. 30, 2012. Frank Rivera and Sonny Valencia head Aliw’s screening committee.