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TRANSCENDING BOUNDARIES THROUGH THEATER

Acting, dancing, and singing. That exhilarating feeling when the show reaches its closing scene. These are the things theater enthusiasts long to experience again. Although canceled shows and live-streamed plays are scenarios theater faces today, most theater organizations must adjust and innovate in this time of the pandemic since mass gatherings are forbidden. By defying all odds, […]

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NO SELFIES, JUST ART: FIVE ARTISTS WORTH FOLLOWING ON INSTAGRAM

Despite earning a bad rap as the worst social media network for mental health, according to a report published by Time magazine in 2017, Instagram can be a great source of creative ideas and inspiration, especially when you follow remarkable artists with extraordinary minds.  These people have been putting the famous photo and video sharing app to […]

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RAMADAN 2021: FAST FACTS ABOUT THE ISLAMIC TRADITION

The holy month of Ramadan officially starts today, April 13, for all members of the Islamic faith around the world. Here in the Philippines, this will be observed mostly by our Muslim brothers and sisters in Mindanao and other parts of the country.  How is it celebrated and why is the occasion significant for the […]

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12 ESSENTIAL SONGS FOR YOUR PANDEMIC SUMMER PLAYLIST

Are you trying to enjoy another round of summer under tight quarantines, but don’t seem to know how? Music might help make it a little less dull and we got you covered in that department. Check out these 12 selected tracks you or your friend might want to consider adding on your next pandemic playlist:  “Sunshine” […]

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REFLECTIONS ON THE SEVEN LAST WORDS OF JESUS CHRIST IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

Lenten season is one of the significant annual affairs in the Christian calendar. Devout members of the Catholic church mark this event through 40 days of penance and prayers, leading up to the observance of Holy Week. Filipinos who embrace Christianity would normally take part in various church-led activities during this period, beginning with the […]

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UP CALLS FOR SHORT VIDEOS TO FEATURE STORIES IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

The University of the Philippines (UP) has issued an open call for entries to the PAG-AALAYwebXHIBITION & FESTIVAL, an online video festival that will showcase stories of everyday Filipino heroes. The festival welcomes entries from all, amateur or professional, Filipino filmmakers, multimedia creators, and artists whose works capture stories of resilience, inner strength, and humanity of Filipinos. […]

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INC OPENS WORLD-CLASS INTERACTIVE MUSEUM TO PUBLIC

The country’s newest world-class museum has been opened by the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) to the public. With its interactive displays and exhibits, the museum is at par with the best museums of other countries.  “All museums are treasure-troves of information, but the excellent ones stand out.” According to Iglesia Ni Cristo Auditor General Glicerio […]

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10 CHILL TRACKS FOR THE LONGEST RAINS

Let’s face it: nobody likes the rain, especially in the Philippines where floods have become a perennial problem for everyone. But for some reason, listening to the sound of the falling rain is one of the most relaxing things in the world. And the best way to enjoy it is with great music. Today, we […]

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“JEEPLOMA” WINS ANNUAL DPC-PLDT VISUAL ARTS COMPETITION

An oil painting called “Jeeploma”, depicting a jeepney driver’s pride as a hard-working father, bagged the grand prize of the 32nd Visual Arts Competition (VAC 32) of Directories Philippines Corporation and the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company. The work by Paul Taladtad from Adventist University of the Philippines of Silang, Cavite bested entries submitted by […]

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“PINOY PRIDE” ON EXHIBIT AT THE LITTLE THEATER LOBBY OF THE CULTURAL CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES

Thirty diverse visual interpretations of the theme, “Pinoy Pride”, in oil and acrylic, are on exhibit from March 13 to 20, 2018 at the Little Theater Lobby of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). The exhibit pieces are the works of fine arts students, aged 18 to 24, from all over the Philippines. The […]