In celebration of the Chinese lunar New Year on Feb. 10, Shangri-La Plaza will be holding the Spring Film Festival Feb. 1-10. Six Chinese films with English subtitles that promote Chinese culture are included on the lineup.
Seen up close and personal, international opera star Evelyn Mandac, a living national treasure even if she is a US citizen, strikes one as a serene (she is into yoga), gracious woman with a keen sense of humor and a keen mind which sometimes turns philosophical.
The architectural designs of Islamic mosques and non-Catholic Christian churches, particularly of the Iglesia ni Cristo, will be the focus of this year’s Archi[types/text] 2013, the flagship project of the National Committee on Architecture and Allied Arts (NCAAA) for the Philippine Arts Festival (PAF) organized by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).
Based on a true story chronicled in the book “Gangster Squad,” by Paul Lieberman, Warner Bros.’ new action-thriller of the same title is an action-packed story of redemption, of righting wrongs, of men taking back what’s theirs, and the belief and commitment required to make a difference, to save the city they love, the City of Angels.
Young pianist Lorenzo “Enzo” B. Medel wowed Manila’s music lovers who came in droves to watch his mixed recital recently at Philamlife Theater.
Abdulmari Imao is perhaps the most “Asian” of National Artists for the Visual Arts.