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You can even pay at 7-Eleven!
The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) often gets crowded during big events, and braving the traffic just to buy tickets to its coveted shows can be very taxing. Some of the most sought after shows at the CCP are the Pasinaya every ...
 
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There's a free event on August 15.
With all the recent restoration efforts being carried out in Intramuros, going to the Walled City of Manila has become even more inspiring. We saw the opening of Museo de Intramuros in May, and we're looking forward to the launch of Maestranza ...
 
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On July 20 and 21, memorabilia from the Quezon Residence will go under the gavel in an online auction.
Mention New Manila and a genteel and refined image of the Philippines’ old rich immediately comes to mind. The area was once populated by the country's most affluent and influential who did not only run the Philippines’ major businesses but also the ...
 
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Some of the world’s best art and artifacts can be found at galleries in New York. Indulge in art and fashion at one of the city's many museums.
The only place one can be simultaneously lost and then found is within a museum’s hallowed walls. Among priceless pieces of art and artifacts from the dawn of civilization is one's personal sense of wonder, which in these modern times is often ...
 
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Not one, not two, but three!
The Oscar is generally considered one of the most prestigious awards a filmmaker can acquire in their lifetime. Competition is stiff and the selection process is stringent, but behind every nominee lies The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: a collective of seasoned individuals ...
 
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The artist hopes to open a discussion about mental health.
On the seventh floor of The Link, Makati City, the entrance to a tunnel is illuminated only by the screens of dozens of phones. The phones are masks worn by resin statuettes of everyday people; their displays projecting messages of sadness, regret, ...
 
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SoFA Design Institute’s recent symposium raised important questions regarding the future of design.
“I don’t think it’s unrelated,” Tobi told me when I asked him about how he went from taking English Literature to studying Architecture for his Master’s. “Design is predicated on stories, and designing something is about telling stories and what they mean.” ...
 
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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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The Philippines has currently recognized 66 National Artists.
In 2018, President Rodrigo Duterte awarded a batch of outstanding Filipinos who have represented the country some way or other, in the field of art. These potential National Artists are getting the highest recognition in the country for their contributions across music, ...
 
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"It appears we just got Banksy-ed," Alex Branczik, Senior Director and Head of Contemporary Art, Sotheby’s Europe London.
Banksy, an artist whose notorious anti-establishment leanings have ironically made his works the darling of art establishments, has created what might be the most expensive pile of confetti ever sold. An October 5 auction for his piece, Girl with Balloon, elicited gasps ...
 
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The winners will take the world stage with international residency grants from partners of Ateneo Art Gallery.
To say art is a reflection of society is barely scratching the surface of what art truly is and what it can be.While it may be viewed as an expression of an artist’s personal story, commentary, opinion, or experience, art can speak ...
 
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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 2018 Ateneo Art Awards celebrates explorations beyond boundaries.
One of the more attention-grabbing pieces at the 2018 Ateneo Art Awards is Robert Langenegger’s Only Dog Can Judge Me: a still life of a feast of meat and dog food painted on a framed canvas. In breaking the traditional barrier between two ...
 
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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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"Under the Influence" by Dom Laroza will be on display at Provenance Art Gallery until July 1.
Provenance Art Gallery, located at Shangri-La Hotel, the Fort, recently unveiled its latest exhibition, “Under the Influence.” Alongside Laroza’s exhibit, the gallery also showcases that of fellow local artist Edu Perreras, entitled “Iconic Irreverence.” A post shared by PROVENANCE ART GALLERY (@provenanceartgallery) on Jun 8, ...
 
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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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The piece will be up for auction on June 9.
At Leon Gallery in Legazpi Village, Makati, sits a curiosity; director Jaime Ponce de Leon considers it a national treasure. The piece is a single-piece hardwood relief depicting a man, unquestionably Filipino, dressed in European strongman’s shorts and lifting a dumbbell, his ...
 
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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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