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 Cathy Yamsuan
Two groups that supported President Aquino’s presidential bid in 2010 are now holding a series of rock concerts throughout the country in a bid to endorse three Team PNoy senatorial bets.
By Gabriel Cardinoza
, Tonette Orejas
Modern forms of entertainment and technology are driving topnotch polosador (folk minstrel) “Totoy Bato,” Rodolfo Razon Laxamana in real life, at the sidelines of election campaign.
By Gil C. Cabacungan Jr.
Civil society groups allied with President Benigno Aquino are rolling out the “big guns” from the entertainment industry in its final push for Team PNoy candidates a few days before Election Day.
The University of the Philippines Alumni Association–School of Urban and Regional Planning Chapter (UPAA-SURP) will host an Earth Day event dubbed “Isang Daang Pitik, Isang Daang Pik: Para sa Kalikasan” at the UP Sunken Garden on Friday, April 26, at 4 p.m.-9 p.m.
By Fr. Francis Ongkingco
The piano tuner’s visit to the music room was uniquely noticeable and appreciated. Mom habitually served him coffee and some merienda. I recall that those were the rare occasions when mom’s piano room absorbed the combination of assorted tunes from classical to jazz, suspended dust from the dismantled pianos mixed with the continuous thick mantle of cigarette smoke.
By Stephen Norries A. Padilla
A young boy stepped onto a round platform, smiling and oozing with confidence. He hoisted a small violin on his left shoulder.
By Maurice Malanes
Sometime in the 1990s, Elsie Gawidan Maliones was peddling at her stall cassette tapes of originally recorded songs by Kankanaey and Ibaloy singers from Benguet.
By Rob Lever
A new “copyright alert” system has begun rolling out this week in the United States in an effort to curb online piracy.
Today, Feb. 11, is the 100th birth anniversary of the late National Artist in Music Lucio San Pedro. A master composer and conductor, he is known for his creations like “Sa Ugoy ng Duyan.” San Pedro, whose career spanned 60 years, died on March 31, 2002.
The fate of a Colombian-style music band missing in Mexico grew clearer and grimmer Monday after authorities pulled four of their bodies from a well and tried to identify eight more.
The late Julian Felipe, who was born on Jan. 28, 1861, composed the Philippine national anthem in six days. After he was commissioned on June 5, 1898, Felipe performed the piece initially called “Marcha Filipina Magdalo” for Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo on June 11. Aguinaldo adopted it as the country’s national anthem and changed the title to “Marcha Nacional Filipina.” Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research
By Tonette Orejas
City dwellers planting rice at Alviz Farm here on Sunday got a rare bonus: A vanishing breed of musicians called the “mamage” treated them to a medley of farming songs seldom sung in the province’s rural areas.