Arts and Culture

The Spirit of Chorva! Drag queen releases fun, “subversive” stationery line for Pride Month

June 25, 2016 | 11:31 am | Text by Tricia Aquino | Photo by Cedrick Ungab

Jot down your ‘anik-anik,’ ‘eklavoo,’ and ‘chenes’ in these ‘bonggang’ notepads!

Baguio LGBT holds  beauty tilt to battle stigma and promote HIV awareness

June 24, 2016 | 5:30 pm | By Aldwin Quitasol | Lifestyle Section,

The beauty pageant is the community’s response to the growing HIV/AIDS epidemic in the country.

‘LET LOVE IN’: Metro Manila Pride March 2016set on June 25 at Rizal Park

June 24, 2016 | 3:03 pm | By Romsanne Ortiguero, Lifestyle Section,

United and celebrate at the country’s longest running Pride March on Saturday, June 25, at the Rizal Park.

CCP announces open call for proposals for 2017 exhibition venue grants 

June 22, 2016 | 9:35 pm | Lifestyle Section,

Deadline for proposals is on September 30, 2016.

THEATER | Smash hit ‘Hamilton’ sweeps Tonys with 11 wins during somber ceremony

June 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm | Reuters report

The pop culture phenomenon based on U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton, swept the Tonys on Sunday, winning 11 of Broadway’s top awards.

PH Embassy unveils mural depicting the ties that bind the Philippines and US

June 12, 2016 | 8:05 pm | Lifestyle Section,

The mural and other donated art works were presented to the public for the first time.

Thanks to the calligraphy craze, ancient script ‘Baybayin’ is drawing new attention

June 11, 2016 | 8:35 am | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

The pre-colonial Pinoy writing system is gaining new attention.

LOOK | Vernissage of the Philippine Pavilion at the 15th Architecture Venice Biennale

June 2, 2016 | 4:15 pm | Photos by Elvert Bañares and Paolo Luca | Lifestyle Section |

The Philippine Pavilion has been listed as one of the 30 ‘unmissable’ presentation and events of the exhibition.

Filipino painters use dirty-water pigments to highlight pollution in Manila

May 26, 2016 | 11:27 am | Reuters report

Nine artists paint images using sterilized pigments from six contaminated rivers in Metro Manila.

PH Embassy fosters global awareness thru art show and cultural activities

May 26, 2016 | 8:15 am | Lifestyle Section |

Creative and educational activities form part of the Philippine Embassy’s Cultural Diplomacy campaign for the month of May.

6 museums to visit for free in celebration of International Museum Day

May 18, 2016 | 10:01 am | Lifestyle Section,

Take a break, visit a museum. It’s free admission today.

Still nursing ‘election hangover’? Maybe this ‘Politricks’ card game can help

May 17, 2016 | 10:36 am | By Chad de Guzman | Lifestyle Section,

An election-themed card game called Politricks puts in the hands of its players the fate of its election candidates.

Filipino artist Patricia Eustaquio, 11 other regional artists at Singapore Biennale 2016

May 17, 2016 | 9:58 am | Lifestyle Section,

Established and emerging artists shortlisted from Southeast Asia, East and South Asia will be participating in the prestigious art exhibition.

First South Korean wins Man Booker International Prize

May 17, 2016 | 7:30 am | Agence France-Presse report

Han Kang, 45, an author and creative writing teacher is likely to enjoy a spike in international sales following the win for ‘The Vegetarian.’

Of Martial Law, elections, and ‘Against Forgetting’ at the 7th PH Int’l Literary Festival

May 9, 2016 | 4:33 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

Writers recall the fears and difficulties they faced during the Martial Law era.

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