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Decorated wheelchairs: A reprise

CUSTOM calesa
wheelchair byMarc Cosico

Last year, Dr. Joven Cuanang and I conceptulized an art event for Apolinario Mabini’s birthday. The Apo Mabini wheelchair parade was held within the environs of St. Luke’s Medical Center Global City. Yesterday I received Wig Tysmans’ very clear photos of them and thought it would be nice to remember the event.

Posted: November 30th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The (unsuccessful) roasting of Gilda

WITH her balae
Jose V. Abueva
by her side

I’ve never been to any “roasting,” literary or journalistic. I have no idea what goes on at occasions of that kind.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The Gilda Ball

CB GARRUCHO, Paulynn Sicam and Kidlat Tahimik. PHOTOS BY RICHARD REYES

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

The ‘enabler’ paints again

DETAIL from Fernando’s victorious Darna

When the subject of Gilda Cordero Fernando, writer and serious painter (no matter how she pooh-poohs the sincerity with which she applies herself to the art), comes up, sculptor Julie Lluch and I are one in agreeing on this.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Be Pinoy, enjoy!

“GODDESS Kneading the Dough for Baking the Human Race: The Burned Negro, the Half-Baked Caucasian, the Perfectly Browned Pinoy” ART BY GCF 2009, OWNED BY KIDLAT TAHIMIK

PINOY is what Filipinos call each other. It’s an abbreviated term of endearment—you’re Pinoy from Pilipino, just like you’re Tisoy from mestizo, or Chinoy from Chinese-Filipino.

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »