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Conchitina Bernardo: From art student to bona fide artist

By The Manila Times July 21, 2019 Poignant portraits of endangered species of birds and her “spirit animal, deer; canvasses that bloom with her favorite flower, hydrangea; and her signature graphite, copper, bronze, gold and silver leaf — these are among the 36 artworks that Conchitina Sevilla-Bernardo will showcase in …

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Oro, Plata, Manok

By ARIEL CLARITO July 19, 2019 JOEL TORRE Chief Executive Officer and President, Salvatorre Inc. “Opening in 2003, we started with a small griller on a 26-square-meter area with seven tables. The idea was to replicate the street food ambiance of our hometown and introduce it to the Metro Manila …

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Pianist Inna Montesclaros in solo recital for charity

By THE MANILA TIMES July 14, 2019 London-based Filipina pianist Inna Montesclaros will give a solo piano recital titled “Classics for a Cause” on July 28. Presented by the Lamdag Foundation for Women’s Project, Inc. in cooperation with BDO, the concert is happening at the Francisco Santiago Hall, BDO Corporate …

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Young bands shine in initial Dwelo auditions

By EDWIN P. SALLAN July 14, 2019 Let the duels begin. Following its launch in June, “Dwelo! 2019: The Battle for the Best Original Artists” is off to a rousing start. Its initial line-up of auditioning bands revealed there is a lot more to Original Pilipino Music than the mainstream …

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Monica Alvarez risks it all for love

By CARLA BIANCA RAVANES-HIGHAM July 14, 2019 CARLA BIANCA RAVANES-HIGHAM Have you ever risked it all for love? And by risking it all, I do not mean merely making the first move but rather giving up everything you know for a chance at that huge, Nora Ephron-kind of love. Today’s …

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Shooting the Zombie Apocalypse

By U Z. ELISERIO July 14, 2019 (Image by Kelly Ramos) First of two parts THOM is a theater major. His father doesn’t approve. He’s a businessman, Thom’s father. He only cares about making money. Thom shows his father the sales figures for “Wicked.” “It made more than one billion …

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