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ASEAN crafts, ‘sinamay’ hats, beautiful glassworks : 8 Manila FAME 2016 highlights

October 21, 2016 | 12:58 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero, Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

The country’s premier design and lifestyle event mounts its 64th edition on October 19 to 22 with the theme “Objects Matter.”

Ballet Philippines presents ‘Noli’ and ‘Fili’ in special weekend double bill, Oct. 21 to 23

October 17, 2016 | 3:46 pm | Lifestyle

Watch a prized dance show and the world premier of a new one in this rare offering honoring the 120th death anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal.

Philippine Suzuki Association presents two international musicians in first Manila concert, Nov. 30

October 17, 2016 | 3:00 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Young Berlin-based violinist Iskandar Widjaja and multi-awarded Israeli pianist Itamar Golan will perform in the fundraising concert.

VIDEO | QC village takes on extrajudicial killings as theme for its Halloween decorations

October 12, 2016 | 7:07 pm | Report by Amber Gonzales | News5

A subdivision in Quezon City offers a different kind of horror attraction for Halloween.

‘Pinoy Manners’: There’s still a place for ‘delicadeza’ in this country, writes PR expert in new book

October 10, 2016 | 1:21 pm | By Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Politeness is still a revered virtue.

Art in the time of ‘Tukhang’: 8 statements that caught our eye at ManilArt 2016

October 8, 2016 | 1:15 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Here’s a peek at the bold pieces now on view at the country’s longest running art fair.

Maginhawa Street’s KKK Coffee mounts talks, coffee party to celebrate Araw ng Kape, Oct. 1

October 1, 2016 | 12:00 pm | Lifestyle Section, InterAksyon

Coffee lovers, unite!

VIDEO | National Artist BenCab’s first children’s book is out, and you can buy 1, donate 2!

September 30, 2016 | 6:06 pm | Text by Tricia Aquino | Video by Neil Portugal | Photos courtesy of CANVAS

The iconic artist celebrates 50 years of his career, and advocates for children’s literacy while he’s at it.

Millennials express their ‘hugot’ lines for Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago

September 30, 2016 | 4:30 pm | By Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

Youth pay tribute to the good senator.

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.

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