Arts and Culture

LOOK | The Metropolitan Theater is alive with art for the London Biennale in Manila

September 22, 2016 | 9:55 am | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The once forgotten Metropolitan Theater in Manila is alive with exhibitions and performances for the 2016 London Biennale Manila Pollination.

8 fresh reasons to visit the 37th Manila International Book Fair, Sept. 14 to 18

September 16, 2016 | 4:24 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero, Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

More books to have and to read at the biggest event of the Manila International Book Fair so far.

‘Bayanihan,’ ‘kare-kare,’ ‘lechon,’ and other Filipino words added to Oxford English Dictionary

September 15, 2016 | 8:42 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The words “tito,” “tita,” “lolo,” and “lola” which Filipinos use to define family relationships or kinship, also made it to the list.

First London Biennale in Manila mounts art events at heritage sites Met Theater and Escolta

September 12, 2016 | 8:50 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section, InterAkyson

Soak up some art vibe and connect with local and international artists at this event founded by Filipino conceptual artist David Medalla.

‘Find your style,’ ‘Understand lighting,’ and other tips from master lensman Justin Mott

September 11, 2016 | 6:45 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The host of History Channel’s “Photo Face-Off: Season 3″ talks about his love for photography, the power of pictures, and his pet peeves when shooting images.

Artists explore emotional response to 9/11 attacks in new exhibit

September 10, 2016 | 8:04 am | Reuters report

New York City-based artists explore their reactions to the airplane attacks, in which nearly 3,000 people died.

51 writers are winners of 66th Palanca Awards; theater mentor Tony Mabesa honored

September 3, 2016 | 6:02 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Peter C. Marquez | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Read the full list of winners here.

VIDEO | 10 things every Filipino should know about the ancient script Baybayin

August 30, 2016 | 7:01 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

More than just a font, this indigenous typography also defines the essence of the Filipino.

Philippine Madrigal Singers win Grand Prix at 64th International Choral Competition in Italy

August 29, 2016 | 8:05 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The latest accolade qualifies the choir to participate at the European Grand Prix in 2017 and to aim for a third gold at the prestigious contest.

IN PHOTOS | Here’s why you shouldn’t miss the 2nd Asia Pop Comicon, Aug. 26 to 28

August 27, 2016 | 2:32 pm | Photos by MJ Maramba and Cedrick Ungab | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Get into your favorite cosplay gear and show some fangirl or fanboy love at this much awaited pop and geek culture convention.

Local and foreign literary stars gather at Philippine Readers and Writers Festival, August 26 to 28

August 26, 2016 | 10:54 am | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Listen to Adam Johnson, Paula McLain, and Anna Todd, among others at National Book Store and Raffles Makati’s Philippine Readers and Writers Festival.

Artist Toym Imao: Burying Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani is like putting a urinal in a museum

August 17, 2016 | 1:05 pm | Speech by Toyn Imao | With report by Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The multimedia artist recalls his favorite TV series being pulled off the air during Martial Law, telling millennials it’s like the government suddenly banned Pokémon Go.

Proud Pinoy Moment! Ballet Manila dancers stand out at prestigious 2016 Asian Grand Prix

August 17, 2016 | 1:02 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The future of Philippine dance looks even more promising with this winning batch of young ballet talents.

ART GUIDE | August 15 to 31: Exhibits to see around the metro this August

August 16, 2016 | 2:08 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Check our August list of notable art shows, concerts, and plays to check out.

Venezuelan art exhibition honors legacy of Frida Kahlo

August 8, 2016 | 2:32 pm | Reuters video

An art gallery in the Venezuelan capital is honoring the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo with an exposition featuring the works of 50 female Venezuelan artists.

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