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CCP at 45: Unforgettable encounters in the performing arts

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LEA SALONGA as “Annie” with Zeneida Amador at the CCP in 1980

The Cultural Center of the Philippines opened in 1969 with Lamberto Avellana’s “Golden Salakot: Isang Dularawan.”

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

UST, Bicol pay tribute to Archbishop Leonardo Legaspi; Franciscan Conventuals promote devotion to Our Lady of Revelation


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josephine darang

The remains of Nueva Caceres Archbishop Emeritus Leonardo Legaspi, OP, lay in state at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) for several days before they were interred at Santo Domingo Church on Aug. 15. They were also brought to the Peñafrancia basilica in Naga City on Aug. 11-12 for Naguenos and Bicolanos to pay their last respects to Legaspi, who served them for nearly three decades.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines | Read More »

Against all odds, Northern Samar rises as ecotourism wonder

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CAPUL fortress-church

Northern Samar is a province on the margins, not just geographically but also (and most significantly) economically.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

‘La Revolucion Filipina’ depicts in dance what went wrong

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AGNES Locsin and nephew-ward Sonny. RICHARD A. REYES

Dressed in her trademark black shirt and bermudas, choreographer Agnes Locsin urges dancers to put their heart into their roles.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Will Vigan make it to Unesco’s New 7 Wonders Cities?

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CALLE Crisologo, the nerve center of Vigan’s historic district. Only horse-carriages may traverse the cobblestone street.

Today the fate of Vigan, capital of Ilocos Sur, will be decided. The list of 28 cities contending for New 7 Wonders Cities will be reduced to 21; then to 14 on Oct. 2; and the top seven cities will be announced Dec. 7.

Posted: July 7th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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