Arts and Culture

Award-winning Filipino and foreign writers gather at PH Literary Festival, Oct. 23-25

October 24, 2014 | 12:45 pm | Text and photos by Therese Sta. Maria | Lifestyle Section,

Recharge your writer’s soul in this rare gathering of celebrated and award-winning authors, publishes, poets, and other literary writers.

CITIZEN MANILA | Fortuneteller Consisa Valencia, 74, and her house of cards

October 24, 2014 | 10:15 am | Text and photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section,

For this popular fortuneteller in Quiapo, her cards are not only a means to earn a living but once, it also saved her life.

Manila FAME’s 60th edition spotlights top local and foreign designers

October 19, 2014 | 4:53 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Theres Sta. Maria | Lifestyle Section,

See the best of Philippine artistry at Manila FAME.

Politicians, royals, and warriors: 8 gaze-worthy works at ManilART 2014

October 18, 2014 | 4:56 pm | By Tricia Aquino | Photos by Teddy Pelaez | Lifestyle Section,

This year’s ManilART provides viewers with social commentary, whimsy, and fun. Here are ten pieces and exhibits that stood out.

ManilArt 2014 goes international, ties up with Manila FAME

October 14, 2014 | 10:46 am | By Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

Slated on October 16 to 19, ManilArt’s 6th edition will have Filpino and foreign artists, and tours to Manila FAME as well.

CITIZEN MANILA | The human canvases of Dutdutan 2014

October 14, 2014 | 9:44 am | Text and photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section,

All’s fair in love and the art of the tattoo.

James Cousins’ Murakami dance pieces finds the tender in the dark side

October 10, 2014 | 8:03 am | By Ma. Glaiza Lee | Lifestyle Section,

Just like Haruki Murakami’s novel ‘Norwegian Wood,’ which British choreographer James Cousins took inspiration from, ‘There Have Been’ and ‘Without Stars’ are heart-rending dance pieces.

‘Disrupt’: Filipina Women’s Network launch book on Pinays as global leaders

October 8, 2014 | 10:04 am | Text and photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section,

Inspiring book shares how Filipinas across the world have risen above their challenges and transformed themselves as advocates of social change.

Manila Critics Circle announces 1st Coyiuto Prize for Biography

October 8, 2014 | 10:03 am | By Francine M. Marquez | Lifestyle Section,

Author of the winning biography receives Php100,000 and a bust by Rafael del Casal.

Is ‘MoyMoy Lulumboy’ our answer to ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Percy Jackson’?

October 8, 2014 | 10:03 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Teddy Pelaez, Lifestyle Section,

New Filipino fiction novel, ‘Moymoy Lulumboy: Ang Batang Aswang’ will surely engage readers that are into fantasy, mythology, and adventure.

‘Joy Luck Club’ author Amy Tan in Manila for Philippine Literary Fest, Oct. 23-25

October 7, 2014 | 12:33 pm | Lifestyle Section,

InterAksyon’s Jessica Zafra and Danton Remoto will host Amy Tan’s and Chang-Rae Lee’s talks, respectively.

Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and 8 other reasons to see ‘Mexico: Fantastic Identity’

October 4, 2014 | 12:35 pm | By Tricia Aquino, Photos courtesy of the FEMSA collection | Lifestyle Section,

Rare exhibit at the Ayala Museum features works by Mexico’s great artists.

Climate change and the supernatural at Metrobank’s art and design awards

October 1, 2014 | 5:51 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Teddy Pelaez, Lifestyle Section,

Artists respond to the challenges and realities of global warming through their striking works.

INKCANTO | Glorious golden concert for prima ballerina Lisa Macuja-Elizalde

October 1, 2014 | 9:28 am | By Ramil Digal Gulle | Lifestyle Section,

Sprightly, beautiful , and vibrant, has it really been three decades since she enthralled the ballet world as a soloist for the famed Kirov Ballet in Russia?

10 unexpected finds at the Sikat Pinoy National Art Fair, Sept. 26 to 28

September 27, 2014 | 4:38 pm | Text by Tricia Aquino | Photos by Peter C. Marquez and Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

Described as a sensual, interactive experience by organizers, the Sikat Pinoy National Art Fair offers a change of pace for mallgoers at the SM Megatrade Halls 1 and 2.

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