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Bohemian Rhapsody in Two Places: Pop-culture loot bag

Bohemian Rhapsody in Two Places and Other Essays (University of the Philippines Press; 240 pages; 2016) contains the energetic and erudite musings of Trixie Alano Reguyal. They cover her experiences in her hometown of Cabanatuan City and all the other places that she and her family stayed in, such as …

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Going golden at a glance

1968: Organized the Democratic Youth Movement 1971: Survived the Plaza Miranda bombing; worked as Manila City Hall chief information under then Mayor Ramon Bagatsing for almost ten years. Martial Law Years: Arrested twice for exposing human rights abuses 1984 to 1986: Elected Member of Parliament in the then At-large Congressional …

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No flowery words, just flowery shirts

His floral shirts are as bright and colorful as the lights he famously lined the stretch of Roxas Boulevard with, and have long been his trademark fashion. Asked how his penchant for Hawaiian shirts began, Rep. Lito Atienza happily obliged The Sunday Times Magazine. “When I was a young boy, …

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The Photographer of Dupont Circle

BY IAN ROSALES CASOCOT For Michael McKimm “All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt.” – Susan Sontag, On Photography I HAVE …

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National Heroes’ Day in the ‘woke’ generation

BY FATIMA LAYSON AND MARK ARROJADO This Monday, the Philippines will once again commemorate National Heroes’ Day in honor of the brave men and women who fought for our country’s independence. The question is, does this holiday still hold meaning for the youth of today? Or is it just another …

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‘Guadalupe’ gala to benefit Caritas Manila

A special gala night show of “Guadalupe: The Musical” will be held on September 29, 8 pm, at the Meralco Theater for the benefit of Caritas Manila, the country’s largest church-based nonprofit organization. Produced by the Julie Borromeo Performing Arts Foundation, Guadalupe the Musical is headlined by theater icon Cocoy …

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NAMCYA winners top bill symphonic band concert

Outstanding winners of the National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) will captivate hearts with “Serenata sa Ayala” on August 29, 6:30 p.m. at the Ayala Museum. The concert, which is part of NAMCYA’s 45th Anniversary celebration, will feature in a night of classical, contemporary and Filipino music from 2016 …

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Last call for ‘Gee-Gee At Waterina’

“GEE-GEE At Waterina Ang Musikal,” Artist Playground’s first Original Pinoy Musical about two old gay friends, is set to move audience for the last time tonight 7 p.m. at Arts Above, Artist Playground 2, 112 West Venue Bldg., West Avenue, Quezon City. Directed by Andrew de Real, “Gee-Gee At Waterina …

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