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Listen to some of the tracks here.
There’s only one button on this big weird machine, and it can really only do one thing: play poetry. But in the big city, where almost every sound is noise, that’s a big thing.The country’s first-ever poetry jukebox—the first in Asia—is a ...
 
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Twelve volumes, over 5,000 entries.
Even in the age of everything's-on-the-internet, every man's home needs a solid collection of books. And if you're looking to add something of real substance to your shelf, consider this 12-volume encyclopedia set on Filipino arts and culture, by the Cultural Center of ...
 
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"I have lived for 93 years—some say this is already too long..."
In case you missed it, writer F. Sionil Jose caused a small uproar in the literary community over the weekend when a letter he sent to Ramon del Rosario, Jr., president and CEO of PHINMA Corporation, on the occasion of a recent visit to the ...
 
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The museum will also host talks by creatives like Samantha Lee, Pepe Herrera, Ramon Orlina, and Jeffrey Solares as part of their Inspire Every Day 2018 celebration.
There’s nothing like a trip to the museum to uplift, inspire, and enlighten oneself. This is the sentiment behind Ayala Museum’s annual Inspire Every Day campaign, and the reason they’re offering free admission to all their galleries this Saturday, July 28. These ...
 
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Also featuring maps of the Philippines from as far back as the 19th century.
It’s not every day that the art of two renowned Filipino masters are housed under the same roof. It’s even more impressive when those two artists are Juan Luna and Fernando Amorsolo. As part of BPI Foundation’s Obra Art Series, Historia offers a glimpse into ...
 
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Capturing love for country with a camera.
For this year's Independence Day, we spoke to some of the photographers we've worked with and asked: of all the photos you've taken, which best represents Filipino patriotism, or the state of the Philippines today? Here are the images they chose, and ...
 
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Basti Penayes III’s Indiogram series aims to preserve local tradition through art
We’ve been seeing a lot of reactions to the blockbuster hit Avengers: Infinity War for quite some time now. While some expressed their love for the film by making hilarious memes, there are some who took their Infinity War hangover to the next level by creating artworks inspired ...
 
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Today is the National Artist for Music’s 108th birthday.
Google Philippines seems to be stepping up their game in honoring Filipinos who’ve made invaluable contributions to our culture. On April 2, they created a doodle celebrating Francisco Balagtas’s 230th birthday, and today they’re honoring National Artist Levi Celerio on his 108th ...
 
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It's historically accurate.
Intramuros may be a shadow of its former glory, but thanks to this cut-and-build model fort by Adrian Panadero, we can now recreate the city as it once was. Panadero chose to pattern his model after Intramuros from the 1800s—“a time when ...
 
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Her mural even caught the attention of Senator Risa Hontiveros.
While the Philippines ranks 10th on the Global Gender Gap Report, we still have a long way to go when it comes to fighting sexism and rape culture. After all, there are many people whose first reaction to stories of rape is ...
 
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Where there's a will...
When his shoot plans fell through, Kircy Tan thought of an ingenius way to compensate. "Though it rained, my friends and I decided to continue the shoot along the highway. They said that the outcome might not be good because the area ...
 
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Diaz Meyer's gripping images of the Rohingya refugees won all the awards in the International News category.
Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Cheryl Diaz Meyer was honored by the White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA) during 'The Eyes of History' contests on January 21.According to WHNPA, The Eyes of History contests are held annually to select the best in visual journalism ...
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