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February 9, 2017

Symphonic Aegis - Aegis in Symphony Hugot Pa More!


Due to insistent public demand, the musical collaboration between the pop rock group AEGIS and the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Herminigildo G. Ranera returns to delight audiences in a pre-Valentine’s Day concert billed as AEGIS IN SYMPHONY, SYMPHONIC AEGIS #Hugot Pa More! on February 11, 2017, 8:00pm at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

February 7, 2017

FEU short film bags 6 POV awards - Congratulations!


A short film made by a group of students from Far Eastern University-Manila recently took home majority of the awards in the 13th Piling Obrang Vidyo or “POV XIII: Celebrating the Power of People’s Narratives” organized by UP Cinema.

“Ma?” won Best Cinematography, Best Sound, Best Performance (in a tie with “Nandito Naman Tayo Para Sa Isa't Isa, ‘Di Ba?” by Gilb Baldoza of UP Diliman), Best Poster, Cinemasters’ Choice (selected by the organizers) and Audience Choice at the awards ceremony held last January 21 at UP Cine Adarna.

January 19, 2017

Art Fair Philippines 2017

 Art Fair Philippines 2017

Now in its 5th edition, Art Fair Philippines 2017 prides itself as the premium art destination for modern and contemporary Philippine art in the world. Slated for February 16 - 19, 2017, Art Fair Philippines 2017 promises to showcase the best in Philippine modern and contemporary art at The Link carpark, located in Ayala Center Makati. In 2017, an additional floor, the open-air Roof Deck, has been added to accommodate the thousands of people who increasingly come visit the fair since its inception (from 6,000 visitors in 2013 to 22,000 in 2016).

October 27, 2016

The Moffatts Farewell Tour Live in Manila


The Canadian Pop-Rock band are returning to Manila for the first time in 16 years with brothers Scott, Clint and Bob set to perform all of their 90’s hits one last time. The boys will also be debuting material from their new projects - Endless Summer, and Scott Moffatt, respectively.

The Moffatts have two Classic Hits that rival ‘Hotel California’ for the biggest international songs of all time in the Philippines – “Miss You Like Crazy” and “If Life is So short”. To this day they remain the biggest selling international band of all time in The Philippines. The boys had the largest audience ever at the Hard Rock Café in Manila – in fact the glass at the entrance collapsed from to many people trying to get in. To add to that they once had close to 40,000 people in attendance for their SM Mega Mall show in 1998.

October 26, 2016

Short + Sweet Theatre Festival Manila 2016


THE BIGGEST LITTLE PLAY FESTIVAL IN THE WORLD Short + Sweet Theatre Festival Manila 2016 marks the third season of the Festival. This year we collaborate with a brand new venue – Power Mac Center Spotlight at Circuit Makati. Featuring 30 Plays, 30 Directors and nearly 100 actors. These plays will be performed over the last two weekends of October and the first weekend of November. Tickets can be availed at the venue prior to the show.
Short+Sweet Theatre is a festival of ten minute plays and theatre pieces. We are the most far- reaching brand of short form theatre in the world. Each year we showcase hundreds of bite-sized dramatic treats.

Fun Home - The Most Awarded and Acclaimed Musical of 2015 in Manila



Fun Home is the most awarded and acclaimed musical of 2015, winning 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical. The Opening Night of FUN HOME is the first international production in Manila this November for a limited run of 18 performances only, starring Tony-Award winner, Lea Salonga opposite Broadway actor Eric Kunze.


When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires.

October 11, 2016

Frank G. Rivera - Ang Makata sa Cellphone


TEXTULA NG PASASALAMAT ni FRANK G. RIVERA
Ang MAKATA SA CELLPHONE
Oktubre 11, 2013

Kanya-kanyang papel na ginagampanan/
Mundong entablado’y ating kinulayan/
Kahit kadalasa’y di naiilawan/
Ang pagganap natin, sana’y di nasayang.//


October 5, 2016

"Ambon, Ulan, Baha - The Musical" in Baler, Aurora By Frank G. Rivera


"Ambon, Ulan, Baha" 
By Frank G. Rivera
 
This weekend please check out the latest version of Frank G. Rivera's  40 year old zarzuela, "Ambon, Ulan, Baha" performed by ARNAI (Artists Resource Network) presented by Sir Larry Dulay of TEKA (Teatro Kalinangan ng Aurora) on Oct. 8 & 9 at 10am, 2pm, 6pm at Centro de Baler Sports Complex. 

The musical on the environment was written years before 'Saving Mother Earth' became a slogan & environmental issues were hip. Directed by Nina V Manalo/ Choreography Teeny Obusan Singson and Dang Elio.


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