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CCP holds necro rites for National Artist for Music Francisco Feliciano

Francisco Feliciano. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/Charles E. Buban

The Cultural Center of the Philippines will pay tribute to National Artist for Music Francisco F. Feliciano in a necrological ceremony on Thursday, September 25 at 9 a.m. at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater). Interment will follow at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Fire ravages landmark Glasgow School of Art

In this photo released by David Barz , firefighters attend a fire at Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, Friday, May 23, 2014. AP

A major fire has devastated the Glasgow School of Art, a landmark in the Scottish city.

Posted: May 24th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

How a site for posting stories is changing Philippine publishing

It turns out the Philippines is a nation of readers and writers after all—especially when one looks at how Filipinos have taken to Wattpad (Wattpad.com). Dubbed the “YouTube for writers,” this website and online community allows users to post their own stories, as well as read and comment on the stories of others. Writers can continue to revise their own work even as others comment. It’s really like a self-contained eco-system for aspiring writers, and there are many of those in the Philippines.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Photos capture facets of a religious shrine and National Cultural Treasure

LA NAVAL de Manila—sailing on with faith

On the occasion of the formal installation of the National Cultural Treasure marker at Sto. Domingo Church, a group of young photographers is mounting “La Naval, Mother of Faith” at the Museo de Sto. Domingo, which runs Dec. 14-Jan. 31.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Physicians turn to the healing power of art and beauty

“ANG BATA sa Bintana,” by J. Comintan

Did you know the Philippine Heart Center reserves pride of place for the fine arts in its building for medical arts? Its art gallery has been hosting monthly exhibits since 1999, thanks to its chair, Rogelio Caringal, an architect by profession.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »