Arts and Culture

Critically acclaimed ‘Noli Me Tangere: The Opera’ to be staged at Resorts World Manila

September 2, 2014 | 2:46 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

After a series of staging in other countries, musical masterpiece ‘Noli Me Tangere: The Opera’ finally takes its spotlight at Resorts World Manila.

‘Sew and Tell’: Artist Maya Calica-Collins uses thread and fabric for storytelling

September 2, 2014 | 2:27 pm | Text by Tricia Aquino | Photos by Tricia Aquino and Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

From editing glossy magazines, Maya Calica-Collins now seams touching children’s stories through embroidery.

64th Palanca Awards honors 47 literary artists, bestows special awards

September 2, 2014 | 10:16 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Rhoy Cobilla | Lifestyle Section,

The country’s most prestigious literary competition reveals its winners this year.

New book on Isabelo Tampinco aims to turn the sculptor into a household name

September 2, 2014 | 10:01 am | Text by Tricia Aquino | Photos by Tricia Aquino and Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

Vibal Foundation and the National Museum reintroduce sculptor and national treasure Isabelo Tampinco to art connoisseurs and the Filipino public.

CITIZEN MANILA | Tattoo artist Joel Rocafort, 35, and his living canvas

August 29, 2014 | 9:54 am | Text and photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section,

This prized tattoo artist was born to ink his way.

A season of awards for Nora Aunor this month

August 28, 2014 | 3:57 pm | By Romsanne Ortiguero, Lifestyle Section,

Four signs Nora Aunor is the people’s artist.

Write your three-sentence story, win a prize, and encourage children to love reading

August 27, 2014 | 9:27 pm | Lifestyle Section,

Channel the creative writer in you and win Php3, 000 by writing a story in three sentences.

#ALSIceBucketChallenge captures Pinoy celebs

August 26, 2014 | 4:49 pm | Text by Jose Bimbo Santos | Lifestyle Section,

But will PNoy be nominated and accept the challenge as well?

HEROES REIMAGINED | Ateneo student illustrates Juan Luna as tech-savvy artist

August 25, 2014 | 11:23 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

We asked seven young artists to reimagine our national heroes as if they were alive today. Here, Juan Miguel Villanueva, 14, depicts the painter Juan Luna.

GALLERY | Vandalized, desecrated: 9 national monuments that need rescue

August 25, 2014 | 10:41 am | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section,

An important role in honoring our past, these monuments of national importance need respect and preservation.

INKCANTO | Hipon Love, Robin Williams, and power to the Makiling School for the Arts

August 23, 2014 | 1:23 am | By Ramil Digal Gulle | Lifestyle Section,

On that fatal joke, the truth about depression, and the unbearable lack of lighting at the Philippine High School for the Arts.

What’s Papa Jack doing in Ballet Manila’s 19th season performance?

August 21, 2014 | 7:36 am | Lifestyle Section,

Expect an evening of love, OPM, and other surprises during the shows.

Ateneo Art Awards names winners, launches art criticism category

August 19, 2014 | 8:57 pm | Text by Tricia Aquino | Photos by Rhoy Cobilla | Lifestyle Section,

At the 2014 Ateneo Art Awards, Charles Buenconsejo, Leslie de Chavez, and Jeona Zoleta won the inaugural Fernando Zobel Prize for Visual Art, while Carlo Daoana bagged the first Purita Kalaw Ledesma Prize for Art Criticism.

Nora Aunor receives prestigious award from the University of the Philippines

August 18, 2014 | 12:09 pm | Lifestyle Section,

The accomplished actress will receive the highest award given by the University of the Philippines to an outstanding media practitioner on August 27.

VIDEO | Poging Pulis joined male pageant to improve image of Pinoy cops

August 13, 2014 | 5:15 pm | By Grace Lee, Aksyon News

Watch this interview with PO2 Mariano Flormata and sigh as you say there’s hope after all for sincere-hearted cuties to join the police force.

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