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Articles in the category Arts (146)

Visual artist and poet Monica Ong has accomplished something special with her debut poetry collection, Silent Anatomies. With it, she creates a riveting connection, through a juxtaposition of diagram and diary, of family hierarchy, medical background and creative art. It is a unique interpretation of her own ancestral history and a way for her to reinforce a personal and familial identity.
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Published by 12/12/2018 by Guido
Categories: Arts, Culture, People
Tags: Monica Ong, Silent Anatomies, poetry

As a young girl, Nora Aunor was so indigent that she sold water in plastic containers to weary travelers in a train station and collected metal scraps to augment provisions for her family. She eventually went to the big city to seek her luck by singing in contests. A few years later, Nora Aunor was a star, a “superstar” as a matter of fact, the biggest the Philippines had produced.
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Published by 01/11/2018 by Guido
Categories: Arts, Culture, People
Tags: Nora Aunor, superstar, fairy tale's heroine

On behalf of the Ateneo Community especially the Ateneo Art Gallery and Ateneo Fine Arts, we would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the late National Artist Napoleon “Billy” Abueva—his wife Dr. Cherry and their children, Mulawin, Amihan, and Duero along with their in-laws and grandchildren.
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Published by 11/05/2018 by Guido
Categories: Arts, Culture, Religion

Should you go view the exhibit ANTING ANTING | MAGIC OBJECTS by Michael Arcega (March 5-April 15, 2018 Thacher Gallery University of San Francisco) looking for anting- anting as you know it, you’ll likely be disappointed. This is not your grandparent’s anting- anting. Michael Arcega took the notion of anting-anting or amulets, roughly defined as found/manufactured objects that have been imbued, through activation or consecration, with some potency and power.
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Published by 05/04/2018 by Guido
Categories: Arts, Culture, News and Events

The Secrets That We Keep is an anthology, with eight carefully-curated crime stories: Web, The Children of Truth, Where is Sandra, Tomorrow We’ll See, Sniper, Snatched, Among Us, Kate’s Retreat, and Missing Bodies. The stories in this book have their own individual twists, enough to keep readers engrossed in their well-written story lines and well-thought out plots.
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Published by 02/04/2018 by Guido
Categories: Arts, Culture, Documentary, Entertainment

The Newspaper Widow, by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, treats readers to meaningful insights into historical events and life in the Philippines in the early 1900s. A work of fiction, it is more than a masterfully crafted and multi-layered mystery.
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Published by 29/03/2018 by Guido
Categories: Arts, Documentary, People

One of the famous attractions in Makati is the Ayala Museum, it is an art and history museum located at the corner of Makati Avenue and De la Rosa Street in Makati City, Legaspi Village. It is considered one of the most important private institutions of Philippine art and culture.
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Published by 20/03/2018 by Guido
Categories: Arts, Culture, Documentary

Also, his Spoliarium had provided a distinctive picture and persona of an open struggle against reason and idealism, which were coupled with justice, fanaticism and cases of prejudice. Historically, the Spoliarium was a remarkable painting which was submitted by the young and genius Juan Luna at the Exposición Nacional de Bellas Artes, in the capital city of Spain in 1884.
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Published by 20/03/2018 by Guido
Categories: Arts, History

Fernando Amorsolo had spent his memorable childhood days, in Daet, Camarines, and Norte in Bicol region. There, he began his rudiments of education in a public school. At home, he was perseveringly mentored, the language of Spanish for both reading and writing purposes. Unfortunately, his father died so suddenly. Therefore, he and his family had no choice but to go to Manila, and lived with a wealthy individual,
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Published by 20/03/2018 by Guido
Categories: Arts, Documentary, People

Human percipience is the most powerful tool of knowledge, attitude, behavioral components and the likes. Most importantly, this is the most vital part of our body that can never be replaced by any other means. It propels a man to succeed depending upon his or her capabilities to develop it into the most dynamic and versatile manner. One of the most effective mind developing weapons that man has ever discovered is the unique exploration of the following: Visual imagination, creativity and...
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Published by 20/03/2018 by Guido
Categories: Arts, Culture, Documentary