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Out-of-body experience

By Hannah Jo Uy Portrait by Pinggot Zulueta Artists turn to the canvas to release their psychic pains. For painter Michael Villagante, however, he did…

Ernest Concepcion D FOR DIVINITY, oil enamel and gypsum on canvas

Tinapa literature

By Rica Arevalo Filipino comics have to continuously prove that it is a valid art form as opposed to film or literature. The maker of Darna, Captain Barbell, Dyesebel, Bondying, and Lastikman, Marcial “Mars” Ravelo, is celebrating his centennial and…

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Life begets life

By Jacky Lynne A. Oiga Images by Noel B.Pabalate The 300-sq.m multi-purpose hall of GK (Gawad Kalinga)Toyota Village in Brgy.  Pulong, Sta. Rosa, Laguna was brimming with energy, activity,…

Two of Alay Sining’s beneficiares, Maranathalie Balitaon and Rogin de Pedro (2nd and 3rd from left), grace the art exhibit sale launch with Alay Sining president Paolo Delgado, RCMW past president Lou del Rosario, and participating artists Nepomuceno and Sam Penaso. (MANILA BULLETIN)

Paintings to debut in 9th ‘Alay Sining’

By MB Online The Rotary Club of Makati West (RCMW) is holding its annual Alay Sining from November 11–13 at The Gallery, Greenbelt 5, Makati…


#NungBataPaTayo: Twitter’s new throwback trend

Throwbacks and flashbacks just got more personal among Filipino tweeps with the sudden rise of the trending hashtag, #NungBataPaTayo. The trend apparently started out of nowhere…

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Fil-Am History Month Symposium

By Philippines News Agency MANILA -- More than a century before a wave of migration brought Filipino workers or sakadas to sugarcane and pineapple plantations…