Arts and Culture

PH book industry sees opportunity in online publishing and ASEAN integration

November 20, 2014 | 7:53 am | By Tricia Aquino | Photos courtesy of Yabang Pinoy | Lifestyle Section,

The Philippines may be producing fewer titles than some of its Southeast Asian neighbors, but it has an excellent reach online.

Filipino comics to get your hands on at the 10th annual KOMIKON, Nov. 15

November 15, 2014 | 7:26 am | Text by Tricia Aquino | Photos courtesy of Paolo Herras | Lifestyle Section,

Meet your favorite Pinoy comics creators and stock up on comics. collectibles and memorabilia in the country’s biggest comics convention.

Two rare paintings by National Artist Alcuaz unveiled at Manila Pavilion

November 13, 2014 | 7:56 am | Text by Francine Marquez | Photos by Peter C. Marquez | Lifestyle Section,

The historic hotel presents two artworks and launches function room named after the revered national artist.

THEATER | ‘Wally Watthead and His Lost Glow:’ Tricks as an enlightening treat

November 11, 2014 | 9:44 am | By Ma. Glaiza Lee | Lifestyle Section,

Prepare to be enchanted by Finland’s most radiant professional magician Janne Raudaskoski.

THEATER | Probing the inner life of the ‘The Brains of the Katipunan’

November 11, 2014 | 7:08 am | By Ma. Glaiza Lee | Lifestyle Section,

At its simplest, Dulaang UP’s ‘Ang Huling Lagda ni Apolinario Mabini’ is about a Filipino who just wants to come home.

‘Typhoon Haiyan: The Untold Story’ book launched in Tacloban

November 10, 2014 | 5:45 pm | Text and photo by Lottie Salarda | Lifestyle Section,

A Typhoon Yolanda survivor retells the story of hardship, hope, and determination—so we may never forget.

REMOTO CONTROL | The Fault is Not in the Stars: On Translating a Bestselling American Novel Set in Suburbia

November 10, 2014 | 4:53 pm | By Danton Remoto | Lifestyle Section,

Why can’t we have a translation when John Greens novel has been translated in many languages? Why deprive the ones who want to read in Filipino?

WSK 2014 | An interview with Japanese electronic musicians Yosi Horikawa and Daisuke Tanabe

November 7, 2014 | 2:59 pm | By Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section,

Catch these sound artists at WSK 2014: The Festival of the Recently Possible tonight in Black Market, Makati City on November 7.

AUDIO | Pioneering sound art group Children of Cathode Ray at WSK 2014, Nov. 7

November 7, 2014 | 2:09 pm | By Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section,

Expect a unique audiovisual experience as this groundbreaking group perform in this weekend’s digital and electronic art festival.

‘I survived these things to become a writer’: 7 encouraging quotes by Amy Tan

November 4, 2014 | 9:32 am | Text by Tricia Aquino | Photos by Therese Sta. Maria | Lifestyle Section,

Didn’t get to catch Amy Tan’s talk during the Philippine Literary Festival? Here’s a peek into the moving, laugh-out-loud, and insightful experience with the bestselling author.

INKCANTO | Frida Kahlo in Binayland

November 3, 2014 | 10:29 am | By Ramil Digal Gulle | Lifestyle Section,

This is the very first time that this collection of Mexican masterpieces has come to Asia and what better place to view it first than in Mexico’s sister colony?

WSK 2014 | Biggest gathering of digital and electronic artists set on Nov. 7-9

October 29, 2014 | 4:42 pm | Lifestyle Section,

Open workshops, media artworks, and performances by electronic musicians highlight the fifth edition of this annual international festival.

‘Do it for the love of writing’: Novelist Chang Rae Lee at the PH Literary Fest

October 28, 2014 | 6:14 pm | Text and photos by Therese Sta. Maria | Lifestyle Section,

The prized novelist on how his love for literature began, his weakness, and why he doesn’t consider his audience when he writes.

INKCANTO | ‘New writing’ by Filipinos—insights from the PH Literary Fest

October 28, 2014 | 3:02 pm | By Ramil Digal Gulle | Lifestyle Section,

There is a need to provide opportunities for writers and artists to explore new topics and forms; to widen the terrain of “acceptable” intellectual discourse and artistic expression.

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.

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