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Likhang Habi Bazaar: A marketplace of weaving traditions

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Once again, the traditions of woven, handmade textile that have survived centuries in weaving communities all over the Philippines will be highlighted at the fourth Likhang Habi Bazaar to be held on October 24 to 26 at the Glorietta Activity Center in Ayala Center, Makati City.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Torre de Manila condo probe shows more Old Manila sites ‘in danger’

THE FADED glory that was the Metropolitan Theater in central Manila EDWIN BACASMAS

Dr. Jose Rizal is not alone as a potential casualty of Manila’s changing cityscape.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Experience National Artist for Architecture Pablo Antonio’s home

“THE HOUSE is not about the luxury of materials. The luxury is the space surrounded by greenery. You can look at it artistically as a confluence of planes,” says Galicia. PHOTOS BY PJ ENRIQUEZ

The sunbean falls across the pond, touching the surface until it sparkles like metal. The gentle ripples then cast a pattern of moving silhouettes on the corner of the living room.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Home and Entertaining,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Guidebook to heritage homes launched

THE COVER of Philippine Heritage Homes features the Alberto house in Biñan, Laguna that was razed by a fire in the ’70s but has been restored and transferred to Bagac, Bataan.

Score one for heritage conservationists with the coming release of “Philippine Heritage Homes: A Guidebook,” a team effort of Jaime C. Laya, Ph.D., architect Cristina V. Turalba and Martin I. Tinio, Jr.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns | Read More »

Memories haunt me from Manila to Catanduanes

AUTHOR Pablo Tariman sitting in the hallway of the old Metropoolitan Theater

At 65, I’m susceptible to nostalgia. It comes anytime in my workaday world, like when riding the MRT-LRT trains from my Pasig home to various offices to claim my contributor’s checks.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »