Remember Chona Kasten, dahlings? For the high society people who knew her, as well as those who have the faintest idea who she was, let me tell you about “La Divina: The Life and Style of Chona Recto-Kasten,” a coffee-table book on the life and times of the late fashion icon, written by her only daughter Techie Ysmael-Bilbao, edited by Jose Mari Ugarte, and published by National Book Store/Anvil.
For the Philippine papal visit, I have been trying to figure out the best way to truly feel the presence of His Holiness Pope Francis, even if it’s watching the
At age 4, Celia Diaz picked up a box of colored chalk and began drawing circles on a blackboard.
As Filipinos become more open to modernist forms of architecture, their preference for mass-produced furniture and accent pieces is beginning to wane.
The “Best of Cocoon” coffee-table book will be launched, with support from PLDT Home TVolution, on June 3, Tuesday, at Kuysen showroom at Eton Residences Greenbelt in Makati.
The “time (has come) for those in the fringes” to shine, writes Roberto Salva about the latest thrust of Filipino Jesuits to prioritize Mindanao in their ministry, especially after the recent election of Fr. Antonio Moreno, SJ, as provincial of the Philippine Province of the Society of Jesus, the first provincial to hail from Mindanao.
In the time of People Power, on Dec. 5, 1987, a lively gathering was going on at the “in” place at that time, Limelight at the Remedios Circle. Political activists, socialites, artists, bohemians and academicians of all stripes had trooped to the fun district of Malate to toast and roast themselves in the launching of the book, “History of the Burgis.”
Tanghalang Pilipino has produced a coffee-table book, “Tanghalang Pilipino: Celebrating 25 Years of Philippine Theater,” to commemorate its recently concluded silver anniversary.