Arts and Culture

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.

THEATER | ‘Bituing Walang Ningning: The Musical’ promises to be no ‘trying hard copycat’

June 23, 2015 | 9:11 am | Lifestyle Section,

Relive the highs and the lows of this classic tale of a dreamer trying to make her way up the steep ladder towards fame, fortune, and success.

THEATER | ‘The Normal Heart’: Looking at the AIDS crisis straight in the eye

June 16, 2015 | 8:18 am | By Ma. Glaiza Lee | Lifestyle Section,

More than 30 years later since it was first staged, this political play endures and still resonates.

Ayala Museum gears up for tech-savvy museum crowd with new 3D-on 3D experience

June 15, 2015 | 7:47 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

Its latest feature keeps history lessons for tech-savvy young visitors even more engaging.

Dulaang Sibol’s ‘Mr. Pagsi’ receives lifetime achievement award from Philstage

June 12, 2015 | 4:11 pm | Text by Ma. Glaiza Lee | Photo by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

Well-loved Mr. Pagsi is honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for Theater from Philstage.

PETA’s ‘Rak of Aegis’ rakes in honors at Philstage’s Gawad Buhay Awards

June 12, 2015 | 9:31 am | Text by Ma. Glaiza Lee | Photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

Read the complete list of winners here.

THEATER | ‘Siddharta: The Musical’ : Staging the path to Buddha

June 11, 2015 | 2:31 pm | By Ma. Glaiza Lee | Lifestyle Section,

Compassion and other Buddhist teachings take the form of song and dance.

Metropolitan Theater bought for Php270 million by NCCA to restore it as glorious People’s Theater

June 11, 2015 | 12:23 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photo by Rhoy Cobilla | Lifestyle Section,

But NCCA official says it will take another Php270 million to complete restoration efforts of the run-down structure.

BAWAL UMIHI DITO | These latest pics of the once-grand Metropolitan Theater will absolutely gut you

June 10, 2015 | 10:30 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Bernard Testa, Lifestyle Section,

Once a grand performance venue for great Filipino artists, take a look at the forlorn state of the Metropolitan Theater facade now.

Discover the actor in you through PETA’s year-round theater workshops

June 10, 2015 | 8:35 am | Text by Vic Altiche, PETA

Let this top theater company’s seasoned theater coaches develop and polish your talents.

2015 Ateneo Art Awards now open for nominations

June 10, 2015 | 8:15 am | Lifestyle Section,

Special nominations are also up for the Fernando Zóbel Prizes for Visual Art and The Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prize for Art Criticism.

Beyond the gallery, Dumaguete-based ‘nomadic curators’ MILF mount art everywhere

June 6, 2015 | 3:30 pm | By Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

Dumaguete artists and curators go beyond the usual exhibition venues to mount activities promoting art in the city.

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