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Venice Biennale is ‘Fiba World Cup of the arts’

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SEN. Loren Legarda PHOTO BY JILSON SECKLER TIU

A member of the government cultural agency responsible for choosing the winning curatorial proposal to the 56th Venice Art Biennale likened the global arts competition that takes place next year to the ongoing Fiba Basketball World Cup.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Endangered heritage sites in Manila

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UGLY skycrapers now mar the skyline of the UST Main Building, an engineering marvel with anti-seismic features and declared a National Cultural Treasure.

Rizal Park is directly affected by the Torre de Manila condominium project on Taft Avenue.

Posted: September 15th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

How important are the arts in nation-building?

Senator Loren Legarda

Just how important are the arts at a time when the country reels from widespread corruption in the government, rising crime rate, and problematic transport system?

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Latest Stories,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

UST documents in ancient ‘baybayin’ script declared a National Cultural Treasure

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AERIAL shot the UST Miguel de Benavides Library Building, which houses UST Archives

Owing to their outstanding cultural value, two 17th-century baybayin documents from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Archives were recently declared National Cultural Treasure (NCT) by the National Archives of the Philippines (NAP).

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Cultural heritage tour of Iloilo

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COLONIALERA buildings in downtown Iloilo

In any place we visit, it pays to have local knowledge. In Iloilo City, our version of an all-in-one heritage advocate, cultural expert and insider guide comes in the form of true-blue Ilonggo Eugene Jamerlan.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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