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A Makati City street beckons to art lovers this weekend. The city government is closing a lane of Nicanor Garcia Street (formerly known as Reposo) for an art fair dubbed “Sining Kalikasan sa Reposo,” which will run this Saturday and Sunday as part of the celebrations for Makati’s 343rd foundation anniversary.
By Niña Calleja
To make way for a weekend art fair called “Sining Kalikasan sa Reposo,” which is part of the celebration of the 343rd Foundation Day of Makati, the city government will close one lane of Nicanor Garcia Street (formerly Reposo Street) from May 18 to 19.
By Gibbs Cadiz
Daisy Avellana, a pioneering actress, director and writer whose career spanned the emergence and flowering of modern Philippine theater, and whose seminal contributions to the field led to her being declared a National Artist for Theater in 1999, died Sunday morning. She was 96.
When activist Bayani Cambronero fell in love with origami almost 20 years ago, he never imagined that it would one day become a medium to carry the message for an independent senatorial candidate he avidly supports—Teddy Casiño.
By Radel Paredes
It was in one of those plenary sessions where some international big shot “creative” in the advertising industry was speaking that my student and I decided to sneak out of the auditorium to join local artists mount outdoor installations at a public park in what was rather a hastily organized Art Congress that had for its theme the question: “Art ba o ad?”
By Reynard Magtoto
For Albay artist Albert Romero, using the human body as a canvas to depict the origin of the Cagsawa Ruins brought him well-deserved recognition. Romero, 23, became the grand prize winner of the Pintura Cagsawa contest held in Daraga town in Albay on Feb. 13. He and nine other artists were given five hours [...]
The Fernando B. Sena Art Workshop in cooperation with Eastwood City presents “Iba’t Ibang Kamay, Sari-Saring Kulay,” an ongoing group painting exhibit by Sena’s workshop participants, which started on February 17 and will run till the 23rd at the cinema lobby, 4th Floor, Citywalk 2, Eastwood City in Libis, Quezon City. The participants include Richelle [...]
THE Bisdak Pride Inc. and Binisaya Movement have organized Binisaya Film Festival 2012, a project of National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Sub-Committee on Film.
By Gabriel Cardinoza
There’s now a corner at the city museum here where the memorabilia of national artist for visual arts Victorio Edades are permanently displayed.
By Tonette Orejas
Dr. Jose Rizal might just give the Philippines a strong push for cultural tourism, a top official of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) said.
THE Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU)–School of Humanities, in partnership with the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI) Culture and Heritage, will run its yearly Ateneo Arts Workshop Cebu (ArtsWork Cebu) from April 22 to 26 at the Casa Gorordo Museum in Cebu City.
More than 140 paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh and other masters which were bought with stolen funds by former dictator Ferdinand Marcos remain missing, the government said Tuesday.
The late sculptor Isabelo Tampinco was born on Nov. 19, 1850, in Binondo, Manila. Among his works include the high relief carving on the door of Santo Domingo Church in Intramuros and the decorative wood carvings in Malacañang. Tampinco advocated the use of native Filipino style in decorative art and exhibited architectural plans and models which became later known as “estilo Tampinco.”