MUSIKAL! A Musical Theater Celebration

posted on Friday, August 29, 2014
MUSIKAL! A Musical Theater Celebration

The Cultural Center of the Philippines brings together the well liked original Filipino musicals in a single evening featuring the original cast and the best musical theater performers. A gala event billed as MUSIKAL! A Musical Theater Celebration of CCP's 45th takes place on September 5 and September 6, at 8:00 pm at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater).

Picture Life

posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014
Picture Life

The history of the still life genre is witness to the evolution of the observable world and its current styles, as inanimate objects are rendered and immortalized on canvas. “Picture Life,” a group exhibition featuring works by Leo Abaya, Renato Barja, Ralph Barrientos, Jonathan Ching, Francis Commeyne, Antipas Delotavo, Winner Jumalon, Kurt Lluch, Ioannis Sicuya and Yasmin Sison, revisits and at the same time contributes to this longstanding tradition. 

PETA's FnL

posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014
PETA's FnL

After the raging success of “Rak of Aegis”, the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) presents a fresh and exciting new production that brings together an unusual encounter of Balagtas' language with contemporary Filipino slangs like Bekimon and Jologs. Running from September 19 to 28 at the PETA Theater Center, “FnL” takes on the subject of the multiplicity of the Filipino language and how the appreciation of its richness can impact our way of life.

The Impossible Place

posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Impossible Place

A few months ago, in the throes of a confusing pseudo breakup, Pauline Lacanilao began writing a poem inspired by something Rust Cohle said on the first episode of True Detective.

Dvorak's Rusalka

posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Dvorak's Rusalka

The University of the Philippines College of Music will bring to life Antonin Dvorak's heart-rending lyric fairy tale opera Rusalka on 11 and 12 September, 7:30pm at the CCP Little Theater, Pasay City, and on 23 and 24 September, 6:30pm at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium, Quezon City. The show is directed by Alegria Ferrer with chamber orchestra to be conducted by Josefino Toledo and with sets and lighting design by Danilo Silvestre and David Ohm.

Highness: Solo Exhibition by Ronald Jeresano

posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Highness: Solo Exhibition by Ronald Jeresano

In the solo exhibition Highness, painter Ronald L. Jeresano explores these altered states of being and the impact of losing one’s grip on reality.

PASSION: A Violin Recital

posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014
PASSION: A Violin Recital

Experience the inspiring and creative force of music! This September, treat yourself to an evening of breathtaking and impassioned playing. PASSION is a violin recital featuring violinist Joaquin Maria "Chino" Gutierrez and pianist Corazon Pineda Kabayao.

Defending The Caveman

posted on Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Defending The Caveman

The difference between men and women cleared up! Is there a more widely discussed subject than the difference between men and women? There are hundreds of books written on the subject but so few address this eternal debate as humorously and recognizably as the show Defending The Caveman.

MCOF Young Artists' Series 2014: Pianist Gabriel Paguirigan

posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2014
MCOF Young Artists' Series 2014: Pianist Gabriel Paguirigan

Hailed as "virtuoso-in-the-making", Gabriel Paguirigan will be performing the music of Liszt, Bach, Haydn, Chopin and Brahms in his first debut performance with the Manila Chamber Orchestra Foundation on September 17, 2014 at 7:00p.m. at the Ayala Museum.

6th Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival

posted on Tuesday, August 26, 2014
6th Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival

The 6th Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival, an annual festival of critical and cultural audio-visual works, is set to be launched on August 29, 2014 at the University of the Philippines Film Institute Cine Adarna.