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CCP outreach brings art to the workplace

IN line with its vision of making art matter in the life of every Filipino, the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) through its outreach program brings special performances to various government and publicwork places from April to June 2018. Billed as “Art in the Workplace”(AIWP) (Sining sa Tanggapan), the …

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An outdoor art fair to remember

Fifty six galleries, art collectives, independent art spaces, and student groups are set to gather today at the Jaime Velasquez Park in Salcedo Village, Makati City for the 12th edition of Art in the Park. As one of the major contributors to the country’s burgeoning art scene, Art in the …

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The best of festivals at Aliwan Fiesta 2018

Grassroots entertainment will find its most awesome manifestation as Aliwan Fiesta once again gathers champion festivals from north to south of the archipelago in a massive convergence of creativity and culture, alongside the Pinoy’s joie de vivre in its many incarnations come April 26 to 28. Loudness, boisterousness, color, movement, …

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PH honors Pres. Roxas on 70th death anniversary

Today is the 70th death anniversary of President Manuel A. Roxas, the last President of the Commonwealth and the first President of the new Republic of the Philippines. Born on January 1, 1892 to Gerardo Roxas, Sr. and Rosario Acuña in Capiz, Capiz (now Roxas City), he distinguished himself as …

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Catriona Gray’s journey from the ‘World’ to the ‘Universe’

Filipino-Australian Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray has made history in Philippine beauty pageantry for being the first to win the local franchises of Miss World and Miss Universe. Born in Cairns on January 6, 1994 to Australian Ian Gray—whose origins are from Scotland—and Bicolana Normita Magnayon of Oas, Albay the two-time …

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CCP holds 5th National Rondalla Workshop

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) conducts its 5th National Rondalla Workshop on April 24 to 28 daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in various venues at the complex. Open to rondalla groups all over the country which have been in existence for at least two years and …

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Always on Saturdays

50 years of the Saturday Group​ A chance meeting one sunny Saturday afternoon in 1968 at the defunct Taza de Oro (literally translated “Golden Cup”) along Dewey Boulevard (now Roxas Boulevard) in Malate, as the story goes, has led to 2,500 Saturdays more of friendship and camaraderie in art for …

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‘Crucifixion’ exhibit at Lopenze Art Space

Art aficionados in Quezon Province still have the chance to catch “The Crucifixion”—Kristo Manila’s exhibition that has been giving viewers a chance at Lenten meditation through the visual arts – as it’s on view until April 26 at the Lopenze Art Space located at 86 San Roque Street, Barangay Burgos, …

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Cinemalaya conducts advanced filmmaking workshops

Cinemalaya Institute has opened applications for its advanced courses in directing and film production until April 20. Classes will be held from May 8 to June 30 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Noted movie director Carlos Siguion-Reyna will teach “Basic Filmmaking: The Silent Film,” a six-week course in …

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