By Tatin Yang
It’s very easy to get lost in the dystopian world that young adult author Tahereh Mafi has created. Her first book, “Shatter Me,” introduces us to Juliette, a young woman who has been locked up in solitary confinement because of her otherworldly ability of killing people with just her touch.
By Tracey Paska
What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon or evening than sipping wine, nibbling on treats and strolling in the park amid works of art?
Marvel Entertainment’s renowned heroes are in an unfamiliar and unsettling position in the publisher’s just released “Age of Ultron” miniseries: defeated, demoralized and desperate.
Inquirer Lifestyle “S” columnist Chit Roces-Santos, the writer behind the widely read “Not Quite There” column, recently launched her first book of essays, “Personal Space and Other Essays,” with pen-and-ink illustrations by her husband Vergel O. Santos. A compilation of her unpublished writings, as well as pieces that have appeared in PDI and in Town & Country, the book was launched last Feb. 7 at Powerbooks in Greenbelt 4, Makati, and is published by Anvil.
“Manila as an international art city.” This is what widely and critically-acclaimed Filipino artist and curator Manuel Ocampo envisions for the country’s capital city. Ocampo, who has extensively exhibited his works in major art capitals around the world including Europe, Asia, and the United States, is on a personal mission to bring the Philippine art community at par with its global counterparts.
Ballet Manila wraps up its 17th performance season with the latest installment of its popular “Ballet & Ballads” series, featuring the London-based trio West End Mamas as special guest.
Author Haruki Murakami’s new novel will hit book stores in April, three years after the final instalment of “1Q84″, his Japanese publisher has said.
Acclaimed Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa is to return to the podium this year, officials said Tuesday, after more than a year out of the limelight during his battle with cancer.
By Mariel N. Francisco
In the time of People Power, on Dec. 5, 1987, a lively gathering was going on at the “in” place at that time, Limelight at the Remedios Circle. Political activists, socialites, artists, bohemians and academicians of all stripes had trooped to the fun district of Malate to toast and roast themselves in the launching of the book, “History of the Burgis.”
By Totel V. de Jesus
In his early years, before he became one of the leading figures of abstract expressionism in the last century, Mark Rothko had a short-lived career in theater.
By Constantino C. Tejero
Two years ago, on a late afternoon, tour operator and performance artist Carlos Celdran was arrested for reportedly interrupting Mass in Manila Cathedral to stage a protest against priests and bishops interfering with the passage of the Reproductive Health Bill.