Arts and Culture

65th Palanca Awards names 57 awardees; 33 are first-time winners

September 2, 2015 | 12:25 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

The longest running literary competition in the country harvests its new batch of winning pieces.

Benefit galas to kick off Philippine Gold exhibit in New York

September 1, 2015 | 2:32 pm | Lifestyle Section,

A selection of the most extraordinary objects from a 1980 discovery will be on view for the

Help fund Philstage projects, watch ‘Mundong Entablado’ on September 1

September 1, 2015 | 2:15 pm | Lifestyle Section,

The country’s top theater performers present your favorite songs from various Filipino musicals.

Philippine Literary Festival opens with best-selling authors Meg Wolitzer and Matthew Quick

August 30, 2015 | 10:00 am | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

Meet and hear the country’s prized writers in this yearly gathering of members of the literary community.

CHILDREN’S BOOK | ‘Inang Kalikasan’s Bad Hair Day’ is solved without shampoo and conditioner

August 27, 2015 | 1:09 pm | By Tricia Aquino | Photo courtesy of CANVAS | Lifestyle Section,

CANVAS launches a green-themed children’s book with a prized fanciful tale by Recle Etino Vibal and illustrated by John Paul Antido.

Sing along to Vehnee Saturno hits in ’Chuva Choo Choo: The Mr. Kupido Musical’

August 25, 2015 | 10:06 am | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifesyle Section,

The master songwriter promises to delight and entertain theater buffs with a new musical featuring his hit songs.

Ancient Philippine gold treasures make it to New York for September 11 exhibition

August 25, 2015 | 7:05 am | By Francine M. Marquez | Lifestyle Section,

Pre-colonial gold pieces shows civilized life in the archipelago long before the Spaniards discovered the Philippines.

ART GUIDE | August 24-31: Pablo Gallery turns X and Alwin Reamillo’s hedgehog village

August 24, 2015 | 5:12 pm | Lifestyle Section,

Check our selection of art shows for your gallery hop this week.

Multi-awarded soprano Andion Fernandez returns to Manila for concert, August 29

August 24, 2015 | 9:10 am | By Pablo A. Tariman, VERA Files

Home again after many years, the soprano can’t wait to perform for the Filipino audience once more.

VIDEO | Formal, street, or ‘beki,’ this foreigner knows his Filipino unbelievably well

August 20, 2015 | 10:45 am | Report by Jay Orense| Aksyon TV

In celebration of Buwan Ng Wika, get to meet YouTube star Wil Dasovich and his love for the Filipino language.

Application period for TEDxDiliman opens with 430 hopefuls in two days

August 15, 2015 | 7:10 am | By Tricia Aquino | Photo courtesy of CANVAS

TEDxDiliman is back! Wannabe-participants can now apply for a ticket to the conference on or before 5 p.m. of September 4.

Koronadal City takes center stage as host of the 2015 Int’l Folklore Fest, August 9 to 18

August 8, 2015 | 1:35 pm | Text and photos by Romsanne Ortiguero | Lifestyle Section,

5,000 tourists are expected to visit this unique and vibrant festival featuring folklore artists across the globe.

‘Ginugunita Kita’ and Kammerchoir Manila highlight 2015 Maningning Awards, Sept. 3

August 4, 2015 | 2:00 pm | Lifestyle Section,

Spend an evening of music and poetry honoring a prized poet.

Remembering Cecil the lion through photos projected at New York’s Empire State building

August 4, 2015 | 8:02 am | Agence France-Presse report

The beloved Zimbabwean lion killed by an American trophy hunter was remembered through a dazzling display of photos at the Empire State Building in New York.

Corazon Aquino remembered on 6th death anniversary with new stamps by PHLPost

August 1, 2015 | 6:30 am | Lifestyle Section,

Remembering the late president on her sixth death anniversary with limited edition stamps featuring her artworks

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