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The best way to read Hello, Universe is with no expectations. Forget that it was recently awarded the prestigious Newbery Medal by the American Library Association and joined the exalted realm of much loved and well-respected writers such as Madeleine L’Engle (A Wrinkle in Time), Katherine Paterson (Jacob Have I Loved), and Lois Lowry (The Giver).
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Published by 24/05/2018 by Guido
Categories: Entertainment, Lifestyle

In the early evening of Palm Sunday, the procession snaked past the Quema House from where, by the capiz, windows, I watched it. The last days of Christ depicted in life-size statues rolled by on the caros that started from the St. Paul cathedral in the ancient city of Vigan.
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Published by 17/05/2018 by Guido
Categories: Culture, History

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

Allow to cool down in oil. Once cool, take out from oil and chill overnight on a wire rack. This is to allow the skin to dry up a little bit and create a texture that fries beautifully. The Krispy Pata is now ready to be fried, or it can also be placed back in the oil for future use.
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Published by 11/05/2018 by Guido
Categories: Filipino cooking

Tabaco, as a small town, was established by the Franciscan friars in the late 1500s, with St. John the Baptist as patron saint. It gained independence from the old town of Cagsaua in the early 1600s during the term of parish priest Father Pedro de Alcareso. Bicol Region, which is typified by a volcanic topography because of Mayon Volcano, is rich in dark volcanic soil and stones from which the Tabaco Church is constructed.
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Published by 04/05/2018 by Guido
Categories: Culture, Documentary, History
Tags: Bicol, Church, Tabaco

We arrived at Tabuk City, Kalinga Province, shortly before midnight after a 12-hour drive from Manila with Fe, my friend, and our hardy driver, Roniel. Fe, an ethnomusicologist, was going to collect a few more chants as part of her lifelong work in music cultures. I was on my first excursion outside Manila on a Fulbright grant, to investigate the effects of globalization on indigenous weaving and craft cultures.
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Published by 03/05/2018 by Guido
Categories: Culture, Documentary