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3rd Danish Film Festival unreels

3rd Danish Film Festival unreels

THE Embassy of Denmark in the Philippines, in partnership with Shangri-La Plaza and the Film Development Council of the Philippines, recently kicked off the 3rd Danish Film Festival with the screening of “The Sunfish” (Klumpfisken, 2014) at Shang Cineplex Cinema 4. Søren Balle’s debut film follows the story of Kesse (Henrik Birch), a third-generation fisherman living in the small town […]

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Artista dinakip ng pulisya dahil sa panggugulo umano sa isang kainan sa QC

INARESTO ng pulisya noong Lunes ng gabi ang actor na si Baron Geisler matapos umano itong ireklamo ng panggugulo sa isang resto- bar sa Quezon City. Si Geisler na isang residente ng Angeles City, ay kaagad na sinampahan ng kaso sa tanggapan ng piskalya ng Quezon City matapos siyang ireklamo ng panggugulo ni Nora Quilang, general manager ng TGIF Restaurant; […]

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Finally, the PDEA will run the PH’ anti-illegal drugs operation

Finally, the PDEA will run the PH’ anti-illegal drugs operation

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Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra plays with cellist Ray Wang on Oct. 13

THE Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), under the baton of its music director Maestro Yoshikazu Fukumura, performs with Cellist Ray Wang at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Main Theater on Friday. The concert program, which starts at 8 pm., includes W.A. Mozart’s Symphony No. 32 in G, E. Lalo’s Cello Concerto in D minor, and I. Stravinsky’s Petrushka (Complete […]

Tingin ASEAN Film Festival unfolds at Shang Cineplex

Tingin ASEAN Film Festival unfolds at Shang Cineplex

IN COMMEMORATION of the 50th anniversary of the Philippines’ membership to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the country’s chairmanship of the ASEAN in 2017, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts will hold the Tingin ASEAN Film Festival (Southeast Asia through the Eyes of Cinema) at the Shang Cineplex, Shangri-la Plaza, Mandaluyong City from October 11 to […]

FACLA president Fernandico Gonong leads the cutting of the ribbon for Pamana ng Lahi exhibit on Wednesday night at the Filipino Cultural Center. With him are (from left to right) Consul Wilma Bautista, PILAC president Bernie Targa-Ganon, Consul Rea Oreta and Vics Magsaysay.

Great enthusiasm greets opening of Pamana ng Lahi expo in Los Angeles

FORMER California Assembly member Ray Haynes, Philippine columnist Ramon “Mon” Tulfo and other personalities on Wednesday graced the opening of the month-long photography and visual arts exposition Pamana ng Lahi at the Filipino Cultural Center in the Historic Filipinotown in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, Philippine Consul General in Los Angeles Adelio Angelito S. Cruz was not able to come as he […]

Fake News To Go

Fake News To Go

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One of the many enchanting scenes of the musical Sound of Music Photo © Erickson dela Cruz

‘The Sound of Music’ in troubled times in Manila

THE Sept. 27 opening of “The Sound of Music” at The Theatre Solaire was timely, happening several days after Filipinos commemorated the horrors of martial law under then President Ferdinand Marcos. This London West End production of “The Sound of Music” overjoyed many in the audience who went to watch the Sept. 29 gala performance. At the end of the […]

Asin’s “Himig ng Pag-Ibig”

Asin’s “Himig ng Pag-Ibig”

An endearing love song for those who are in love or touched by it. Banal para sa akin ang kantang ito.     Music Video © YouTUBE  

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CCP’s NeoFilipino dance series soars on Oct. 7-8

CCP’s NeoFilipino dance series soars on Oct. 7-8

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines presents “NeoFilipino: Other Matters,” a platform where contemporary choreography becomes the process and medium of exchange that engages both artists and audiences. This year, the NeoFilipino event features five contemporary works by established choreographers JK Anicoche, Novy Bereber, Christine Crame, Ma. Elena Laniog, and Ernest Mandap. The event is to be featured on Oct. […]

Italian opera ‘L’Elisir d’Amore’ at the Cultural Center of the Philippines

Italian opera ‘L’Elisir d’Amore’ at the Cultural Center of the Philippines

THE Italian opera “L’Elisir d’Amore” by Gaetano Donizetti will have two shows at the Cultural Center of the Philippines on Oct. 7-8 as part of the festivities marking the 70th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between Italy and the Philippines and to raise funds for the construction of the San Pablo Apostol Parish church in Tondo, Manila. Organizers announced that […]

Ready, get set, let’s go to Komiket!

Ready, get set, let’s go to Komiket!

THE Filipino Komiks Art Market (KOMIKET) will launch its biggest event of the year this year at the Centris Elements, EDSA corner Quezon Avenue, Quezon City. Over 450 komiks creators, illustrators and writers, ready to share their newest works, will be present during the October 14 and 15 event. Meet and greet Komiks Superstars Arnold Arre, Gerry Alanguilan, Pol Medina […]

Kulas #11 – “Deadline not met by military in Marawi”

Kulas #11 – “Deadline not met by military in Marawi”

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Far Eastern University short film wins Precious Pelikula grand prize

Far Eastern University short film wins Precious Pelikula grand prize

FOR the second straight year, a short film made by Far Eastern University students got the top prize at the Precious Pelikula Film-making Contest awarding ceremony held during the 38th Manila International Book Fair last Sept. 17, at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia. Victor Elijah Gador, who directed the winning short film “My Fat Chance” based on […]

BenildeFilm alumna’s short film competes in Iraq filmfest

BenildeFilm alumna’s short film competes in Iraq filmfest

“PAPA’s Shadows,” a short film written and directed by De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde film alumna Shallah Montero, next month will vie for top awards at the Slemani International Film Festival in Iraq. The film tells the story of seven-year old Mia (Pintig Santos) who has a lot of questions about death at her young age. She has always […]

PELÍCULA Spanish Film Festival runs at Greenbelt 3 next month

PELÍCULA Spanish Film Festival runs at Greenbelt 3 next month

PELÍCULA-PELIKULA, the biggest Spanish film festival in Asia, will be featuring the best of contemporary Spanish cinema at the Greenbelt 3 Cinemas in Makati City. Presented by Instituto Cervantes, the Embassy of Spain-AECID, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and Ayala Cinemas; the 16th edition of the festival will screen more than 20 films from Oct. 5 to […]

“Myths of Love” set next month

“Myths of Love” set next month

“MYTHS of Love” is a dance-theater event that tackles our notion of romance. Based on the book, “Seven Myths About Love…Actually” by British author Mike George, it talks about why it seems to challenging to get a hold of genuine love. For so long, we equated love as approval and assumed that love and happiness were found in relationships, acquisitions […]

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Ballet Philippines’s “The Exemplars” runs next month

FOR its 2nd offering in its 48th season, Ballet Philippines is mounting “The Exemplars: Amada and Other Dances” at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Main Theater on Oct. 20-22. In a media briefing, BP President Margie Moran Floirendo said BP is “reintroducing its internationally acclaimed classics from the company’s repertoire to a newer audience.” “This production provides a rare […]

Kulas #10 – “Justice for Horacio and all other hazing victims”

Kulas #10 – “Justice for Horacio and all other hazing victims”

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Al Gatmaitan headlines “In my Heart,” Artist Playground first offering.

Al Gatmaitan headlines “In my Heart,” Artist Playground first offering.

THERE was a time when tenor Al Gatmaitan found himself at a crossroads. He journeyed solo to Europe, even entertaining thought of never going back to the Philippines. He was already doing well then, performing for local theater groups in Manila but he wanted to pursue further studies. Early into his three-year soul searching in Italy, Gatmaitan felt like the […]

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