Arts and Culture

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.

VIDEO | Tondo cop, Hugh Jackman lookalike competes in Misters of the Philippines tilt

August 13, 2014 | 11:34 am | By MJ Marfori, Aksyon News

Find out what makes Police Officer 2 Mariano Flormata tick in this video.

BOOK REVIEW | New books by Jessica Zafra: The ‘manananggal’ returns

August 11, 2014 | 2:05 pm | Reviewed by Jose Bimbo F. Santos | Lifestyle Section,

Over two decades after ‘Manananggal Terrorizes Manila,’ Jessica Zafra has recently released her second short story collection along with another book of essays.

REVIEW | ‘Mostly Mozart’: A nostalgic, invigorating concert by four artists

August 11, 2014 | 11:15 am | Text by Maria Celine Veloso Pil | Photos by Peter C, Marquez | Lifestyle Section,

Uplifting music filled the halls of Tektite Tower as the Manila Symphony Orchestra and its guest artists played the best of Mozart’s music recently.

Angelina Jolie doorstoppers and more at the MaARTe Fair 2014, Aug. 29-31

August 9, 2014 | 9:43 am | Text and photos by Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section,

Here’s a first look at some of the things to look forward to at the yearly artisan fair at the Rockwell Tent in Makati City.

CITIZEN MANILA | The ballad of Nanay Pining, 78: street performer, singer, activist

July 31, 2014 | 7:29 pm | Text and photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section,

From ‘labandera’ to activist, this relentless woman is proof that fighting for one’s country and principles knows no age or economic boundaries.

The Krissy-Junjun kiss and 7 other SONA 2014 scenes that they didn’t show you on TV

July 30, 2014 | 6:52 pm | By Tricia Aquino | Photos by Bernard Testa | Lifestyle Section,

Enough of Sen. Nancy Binay’s gowns, here are other scenes you missed last Monday.

SONA POEM | Tula para sa SONA 2014: ‘Ang Himala ng Asendero’

July 28, 2014 | 3:40 pm | By Joi Barrios, Bayan Women’s Desk at Committee for the Protection of Workers’ Rights

The multi-awarded poet, activist, and novelist writes another poem on this year’s SONA.

VIDEO | World Choir Games gold medalist Ateneo Chamber Singers perform ‘Crucifixus’

July 24, 2014 | 1:59 pm | By Tricia Aquino | Video by GP Eleria | Lifestyle Section,

Here’s why they deserve the accolade.

‘Noli Me Tangere’ at Kennedy Center in August, Resorts World Manila in September

July 23, 2014 | 11:03 am | Lifestyle Section,

After a successful run in Chicago and New York, the opera based on Philippine national hero Jose Rizal’s best known novel will go on stage at the world-famous venue next month.

3 PH groups bag gold medals in the ‘Olympics for choirs,’ 2014 World Choir Games

July 22, 2014 | 4:00 pm | Text by Tricia Aquino | Lifestyle Section,

Congratulations to the Ateneo Chamber Sinbers, the Iriga City Singing Ambassadors, and the Miriam College High School Glee Club!

Stepping into history through dance with Ballet Philippines’ ‘La Revolucion Filipina,’ July 25-27

July 22, 2014 | 3:58 pm | Text by Romsanne Ortiguero | Photos by Teddy Pelaez | Lifestyle Section,

Revisit Philippine history and the life of Apolinario Mabini through Ballet Philippines’ 45th season opener.

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