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Tanghalang Ateneo all set to open “BOY”

WHO were you, who are you and who will you become? How much of you did you decide for yourself? Tanghalang Ateneo, the longest-running theater company of the Loyola Schools of the Ateneo de Manila University opens its 38th season: De/Constructing Narratives with Boy, a thought-provoking new play by award-winning American playwright Anna Ziegler. This will […]

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Violin virtuoso together with world renowned pianist in Manila

THE Philippine Suzuki Association (PSA) proudly presents on Nov. 30 at 4 p.m. the one-night-only first Philippine concert titled ” PASSION FLIGHT” featuring Iskandar Widjaja, a Berlin-based violin virtuoso and Itamar Golan, a world-renowned collaborating pianist at the Fleur de Lis Theater, St. Paul University-Manila.  ” PASSION FLIGHT ” is a fund raising concert for the […]

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Ballet Philippines and Rizal

THE life and works of Dr. Jose Rizal continue to be a springboard from which artists create new, compelling works of their own. To date, Ballet Philippines holds five major Rizal-inspired productions in its repertoire, keeping the spirit of our hero very much alive in dance. In 1979, Alice Reyes interpreted Cora Iñigo’s “Sisa” which drew […]

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Theater in alternative platforms presents 1st anniversary of Ampalaya monologues on Oct. 15 at PETA theater

TO celebrate one year of ‘hugot’ artistry, the Theater in Alternative Platforms (TAP) shall present a one-night only anniversary show of the very popular “Ampalaya Monologues” on October 15 – Saturday from 6 pm – 10 pm at the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) Theater Center in Quezon City. The “Ampalaya Monologues” shall showcase 15 […]

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“LAGABLAB” – Artist Playground’s latest production all set to open on Sept. 23

ARTIST Playground’s Season Two proudly presents LAGABLAB written by Dan Hollanda, a play inspired by a short story penned by British writer W. Somerset Maugham entitled “The Unconquered.” LAGABLAB is set to open on Sept. 23 at The Little Room Upstairs, 1701 Landsdale Tower, Mother Ignacia Ave. corner Timog, QC and will run until October […]

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Cesar Montano’s Nilalang to play in LA Pinoy film festival

NILALANG, a 2015 Filipino-Japanese horror movie that starred Cesar Montano, Meg Imperial, Yam Concepcion and the provocative Japanese adult film star Maria Ozawa has been selected to play in the three-day Los Angeles Philippine International Film Festival (LAPIFF) on October 7, 8 and 9, 2016. Nilalang’s director Pedring Lopez who was present during the LAPIFF […]

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Filipino American Symphony Orchestra set to play in Glendale on Saturday

BROADWAY actress, teen drum prodigy among special guests in FASO’s Aug. 13 concert Broadway actress Joan Almedilla, 13-year-old drum prodigy Vinnie Aguas and other outstanding Fil-Am talents are joining legendary veteran entertainer Sylvia La Torre and her singer-actress granddaughter Anna Maria Perez de Tagle as special guests of the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO) in […]

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“Wings”: Ballet-Philippines’ 47th season takes flight with “Firebird and other ballets” This August 19-21

  THE country’s flagship classical and contemporary dance company opens its 47th performance season with “FIREBIRD and other ballets”. A mixed bill of contemporary and neo-classical works, the show features pieces by David Campos, Dwight Rodrigazo, and Carlo Pacis, and an all-new “Firebird”, choreographed by George Birkadze. Russian-born choreographer George Birkadze re-imagines the Russian folk […]

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” The Emperor’s New Clothes” is all set to open on July 29.

HANS Christian Andersen’s classic “The Emperor’s New Clothes” will be premiered on July 29 as the 14th Musical Theater Season of Kids Acts Philippines at the St. Scholastica’s College in Malate, Manila. The famous story is a proud offering of Kids Acts Philippines, the country’s premier children’s theater group, to schools, parents. children and the […]

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Pinoy talents win top award in “Olympics of performing arts” Poor boys from RP slums save team

CITY of Long Beach, CA — THE Philippine team lived up to its billing as a powerhouse group in the “Olympics of the performing arts,” — officially known as the World Championships of the Performing Arts (WCOPA) — held here in the city of Long Beach in California, USA. The Philippine team won the competition’s […]

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Six Filipino New Cinema finalists announced for the World Premieres Film Festival set

THE Film Development Council Philippines in cooperation with the Cinematheque Centre Manila proudly present the third World Premieres Film Festival (WPFF) slated from June 29 to July 10, 2016. The FILIPINO NEW CINEMA section of the Festival is focused on celebrating Filipino filmmaking talent in the country. The Filipino New Cinema section will bring contemporary […]

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Dance companies mount festival, stage ‘Giselle’ for Tita Radaic

THREE of the Philippines’ top-tiered professional ballet companies have united their skills, prowess, and expertise to mount an unprecedented dance festival formally known as “DANCE.MNL: the Philippine dance festival” from June 14 to June 26. DANCE.MNL is to become a biennial event with the objective of highlighting unity among various Filipino dance companies and celebrating […]