Arts and Culture

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    Best Summer Workshops for Kids

    April 13, 2018 7:00 pm by Cat Lo

    Knowledge is power, and education is at its most important during our childhood years. Kids are the most impressionable bunch of all, and just because school is over doesn’t mean you can’t keep both their bodies and brains active during vacation! Here are some of the best summer workshops for […]

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    MaArte at the Pen: An Intimate Fair with Only the Best 31

    August 8, 2017 7:00 pm by Cheenee Otarra

    Colorful, embroidered indigenous woven textiles, custom brews of tea, bespoke artisan fragrances, unique jewelry and home accessories – these are just some of the treasures you can expect to find at the MaArte at the Pen, happening on August 11-13, 2017 at The Gallery, The Peninsula Manila. Out of hundreds […]

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    Creating New Things Out of the Old: Sapin Sapin Tanzan

    April 6, 2017 7:00 pm by Bettina Bacani

    Here at Taste.Company, we’re all about products that are all-natural and protect the environment. We love brands like Human Nature, which makes use of local ingredients and turns them into “cruelty-free” products for home and personal use, and Kapuluan Coconut which sources raw organic coconut oil from rural, organic farms in […]

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    Why You Can’t Miss MUNI Market 2017

    March 27, 2017 7:00 pm by Gabriella Galvez

    Muni. This Tagalog word, when used, evokes a daydream-like scene, where the subject is found seated, or in stillness, with glazed or unfocused eyes that are directed toward a far-off space. From a third person’s POV, you can see that while the subject is physically present, their thoughts are obviously […]

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    Lent: The Next Forty Days

    March 1, 2017 1:02 am by Kritzia Santos

    Don’t let the next forty days pass you by without getting closer to Jesus The 1st of March this year marks the first day of Lent in the Christian tradition. The next forty days is a very special time for all Christians to practice and live the real meaning of […]

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    Love Makes the World (Wide Web) Go Round

    February 26, 2017 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

    Photo courtesy of MarkManson.net As the recent viral hugot Jollibee commercials primed for Valentine’s Day have demonstrated to us, there are many variations of love, and not all stories have a happy ending. When February rolls around, lovers think of the obvious ways to show how much they care for […]

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    ANTHILL Fabric Gallery: Weaving Dreams, Weaving Love

    February 25, 2017 7:00 pm by Eunice Guzon

    ANTHILL Fabric Gallery creates everyday essentials from byproducts of indigenous fabrics. They have ready to wear pieces that can easily be mixed and matched and they offer custom or made-to-measure services; all of which are statement pieces that stand for an advocacy. “It was fulfillment of a shared dream between […]

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    Modernizing Mindanao’s Indigenous Fabrics

    January 19, 2017 7:00 pm by Vicki Abary

    Out of all the forty ethnic groups found in the Philippines, eighteen of them live in Mindanao. These indigenous tribes people are a symbol of cultural heritage with the long-standing traditions they continue to employ since their ancestors, despite living in a modern world. Because of the increasing scarcity of […]

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    All in the FAM

    December 23, 2016 8:31 am by Karla Ramos

    The Filipino American Museum reinvents what it means to be a Pinoy artist Text By Juliet Izon There is a museum in New York with no address and no permanent collection: a place that rises, phoenix-like, in different locations with various artists for each exhibition. It illuminates a group of creators […]

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    A Humane Education: The Culinary Arts

    December 22, 2016 9:55 am by Karla Ramos

    The Institute of Culinary Education in NYC is more than just a culinary degree Text by Elisa Crye | Photos by Christina Ng Knowledge may indeed offer power, but a Culinary Arts education extends beyond that. As 16th century Philosopher Francis Bacon stated, “Men should not seek knowledge for pleasure, […]