Arts and Culture

15 engaging CCP shows and festivals to put on your 2017 must-attend list

February 21, 2017 | 5:50 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Virgin Labfest, National Artist Cesar Legaspi’s retrospective show, Lea Salonga in concert, and more await everyone at the country’s premiere institution for culture and the arts.

Celebrating the Filipino body, soul, and essence in ‘Figura Filipina’ at Robinsons Galleria

February 21, 2017 | 1:02 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Nemiranda, August Santiago Jr., and Romeo Mananquil pay homage to the beautiful and graceful Filipino in their art exhibit.

New pipe organ, cornetto at 42nd Int’l Bamboo Organ Festival, Feb. 16 to 22

February 18, 2017 | 8:19 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The annual cultural event kicks off with new instruments and old enchanting music at at St. Joseph Parish Church in Las Piñas City.

VIDEO | Of goddesses, death chairs, and sex tapes: 8 must-see works at Art Fair PH 2017

February 16, 2017 | 10:02 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Peter C. Marquez | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Check our list of noteworthy exhibits to see at the annual gathering of the best artists and top galleries in the Philippine contemporary art scene.

WATCH | 4 couples show how wonderfully diverse love is

February 14, 2017 | 1:12 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Love is love is love.

Chickenjoy to Chickensad: On Twitter, 11 times people reacted to those Kuwentong Jollibee videos

February 14, 2017 | 7:32 am | By Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Admit it. You shared the videos, too.

Photography isn’t dead after all, says Sebastiao Salgado

February 11, 2017 | 7:23 am | By Jorge Silva | Reuters

Having once forecast doom for photography in the face of the smartphone, the world-renowned documentary photographer has changed his mind.

ARTS MONTH | 9 vibrant festivals to celebrate your big love for art this February

February 4, 2017 | 9:21 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Show your love for the arts and check our list of events and fairs happening all over the metro this month.

Workshop all you can, view all you can at CCP’s Pasinaya 2017 on Feb. 4-5

February 3, 2017 | 7:12 am | Lifestyle Section | InterAksyon

Celebrate National Arts Month with various workshops, exhibits, and performances at the CCP this weekend.

VIDEO | DOT Secretary Teo: ‘Harvey did more than redeem himself’

January 30, 2017 | 7:30 pm | Video source: Miss Universe Organization | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The tourism secretary says he did a good job this year.

Miss France Iris Mittenaere as new Miss Universe draws mixed reactions

January 30, 2017 | 5:35 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Here are some reactions on social media when Mittenaere was declared as the 65th Miss Universe:

Nagpamisa pa! The funniest tweets on the Miss Universe coronation event

January 30, 2017 | 3:58 pm | By Tricia Aquino and Loreen Ordoño | Lifestyle section, InterAksyon

What’s a beauty pageant without the running commentary on social media?

VIDEO | World peace and humility: Fans give their wish list for Miss Universe 2016

January 30, 2017 | 2:20 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Neil Portugal, Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Fans from all over the world give their hopes for the new Miss Universe.

Miss France wins Miss Universe crown

January 30, 2017 | 1:00 pm | Reporting by Enrico dela Cruz | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Iris Mittenaere, who is pursuing a degree in dental surgery, won the 65th edition of the annual competition hosted for the third time by the Philippines.

12 eye-catching National Costumes at the Miss Universe Preliminary Competition

January 27, 2017 | 6:12 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The good, the beautiful, and the totally awesome at the National Costume contest of Miss Universe 2016.

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