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MBC sets nationwide search for best choirs

Manila Broadcasting Co. (MBC) has launched the 2014 MBC National Choral Competition, which is open to academic institutions, churches, special interest groups, as well as companies or agencies in the public and private sectors.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Filipinos’ penchant for arts wows foreign artist group

DANCE students of the Philippine High School for the Arts in Los Baños, Laguna, perform a “stop motion animation,” an exercise for both dance and visual arts workshops, to express “an act of love” through body shapes. PHOTOS BY KYLE NETZEBAND/CONTRIBUTOR

A group of young professional artists from New York City is out exploring the world and among the places they’ve been to are far-flung areas in the Philippines.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Former Playboy model jailed over Australia cocaine ring


Former Playboy model Brandi Brandt was Friday jailed for at least three and a half years over her involvement with a syndicate which hid cocaine on flights between Sydney and Los Angeles.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Did you know: Lucrecia Kasilag

National Artist for Music Lucrecia Kasilag died on Aug. 16, 2008.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Jovita Fuentes

Today, Aug. 7, is the 36th death anniversary of National Artist for Music Jovita Fuentes whose portrayal of Cio-Cio San in Giacomo Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly” in Italy was hailed as the “most sublime interpretation of the part.” Born on Feb. 15, 1895, she received many awards, including the Leadership in Music award from UP in 1957, the Presidential Medal of Merit in 1958 and the Patnubay ng Sining at Kalinangan award in 1975. She died in 1978.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »