Arts and Culture

‘Ginugunita Kita’ and Kammerchoir Manila highlight 2015 Maningning Awards, Sept. 3

August 4, 2015 | 2:00 pm |

When Filipino composer Jesse Lucas set to music a poem by Maningning Miclat titled  “Ginugunita Kita,” it was welcomed by viewers when it was first aired on TV and passed online by hundreds of Netizens last May. The songs were …

Remembering Cecil the lion through photos projected at New York’s Empire State building

August 4, 2015 | 8:02 am | Agence France-Presse report

The beloved Zimbabwean lion killed by an American trophy hunter was remembered through a dazzling display of photos at the Empire State Building in New York.

Corazon Aquino remembered on 6th death anniversary with new stamps by PHLPost

August 1, 2015 | 6:30 am | Lifestyle Section,

Remembering the late president on her sixth death anniversary with limited edition stamps featuring her artworks

Ballet Philippines’ 46th season: With ‘Dance Spring’ comes a new crop of principal dancers

July 31, 2015 | 7:05 am |

The country’s premier ballet company leaps forward with performances tackling themes like HIV and the human body.

#MMShakeDrill | Residents climb down 34 floors, take groupfies in earthquake simulation

July 30, 2015 | 12:54 pm | Text by Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section,

From fashion houses to the Malacañang Palace, everyone was eager to join in the activity that could help save thousands of lives when disaster happens.

‘Be kind,’ you’ll get a free ticket to Ayala Museum on July 25

July 24, 2015 | 12:30 pm | Lifestyle Section,

Enjoy the Ayala Musem experience for free. But you’ll have to show an act of kindness in return.

REMOTO CONTROL | Gay men in their 30s

July 22, 2015 | 11:25 am | By Danton Remoto | Lifestyle Section,

Some random thoughts on relationships, love, and the law of gravity.

Delightul ‘saranggola’ designs featured in newest PHLPost stamps

July 11, 2015 | 1:31 pm | Lifestyle Section,

The second quarter topical stamps have been released. This time, it’s all about the whimsical kites of our childhood.

VIDEO | LOL, LMAO, and ROFL at the Manila Improv Festival 2015, July 8-12

July 8, 2015 | 9:58 am | By Tricia Aquino | Photos courtesy of Silly People’s Improv Theatre (SPIT) | Lifestyle Section,

Need a good, bellyache-inducing laugh? Get your tickets to the third Manila Improv Festival!

PINOY PRIDE | 9 times the Philippines welcomed refugees from 1923-2000

July 6, 2015 | 4:19 pm | Text by Tricia Aquino | Photos courtesy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees | Lifestyle Section,

Here are nine stories that reveal the Filipinos’ famed hospitality and compassion for others.

VIDEO | NCCA rejects suggestion to switch position of Rizal monument in Luneta

July 2, 2015 | 6:51 pm | Report by Jove Francisco, AKSYON TV

According to a Manila solon, repositioning the national monument will solve the brewing Torre de Manila controversy.

VIDEO | Harry Potter play to hit London stage next year, says Rowling

July 2, 2015 | 1:48 pm | Reporting by Kate Holton and Li-mei Hoang | Reuters

The world’s most famous boy wizard, is set to make his debut on the London stage next year in a new play called ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.’

‘Design with heart’ | Nippon Paint Young Designer Award 2015 is now open for entries

July 1, 2015 | 9:04 am | By Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section,

This year, organizers ask architecture and design students: ask: can persons with disabilities, pregnant women, and the elderly roam freely here?

On its 11th year, ‘Virgin Labfest’ remains hip and current with raw, unstaged plays

June 25, 2015 | 3:33 pm | By Ma. Glaiza Lee | Lifestyle Section,

An ex-NPA, macho dancers, and a cranky professor are among the interesting characters you’ll encounter in this year’s theater fest.

‘Rak of Aegis’ playwright Liza Magtoto: ‘Theater is about making a big impact’

June 23, 2015 | 1:14 pm | Text and photos by Ma. Glaiza Lee | Lifestyle Section,

The award-winning playwright on ‘Little Women,’ writing for an audience, and opening up one’s senses.

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