She considers herself part-editorial and part-marketing as she writes articles for print/online, as well as represent the publication at many social and business events. Aside from that, she takes care of media partnerships for art fairs, as well as events by schools, universities, diplomatic, and industry partners. Occasionally, she also manages magazine circulation and visibility.

WORLDBEX 2020 Launches First-ever Philippine Garden Festival

More than ever, urbanization is rapidly transforming once peripheral cities into bustling centers. While surely a mark of progress, the issue of livability comes to the fore when considering the negative impacts and challenges posed by such advancements. Among these include pollution, environmental degradation, and the increasing loss of open spaces. In light of these…

Dreams for Mindanao

By Franchesca Lesaca During the press conference for the Mindanao Art Fair, Exhibit and Conference (MindanaoArt), Vim Nadera – award-winning poet and writer, and former director of the Philippine High School for the Arts (PHSA) – posed a rhetorical question to everyone gathered: “Where is Mindanao in Philippine art?” The first Mindanao Art Fair This…

Tagaytay Art Beat reveals line-up for 2020

The out-of-town music and art festival happening on February 8, 2020 (Saturday) at Museo Orlina Grounds, Tagaytay City, announced their lineup for this year’s edition. Top singer-songwriters Reese Lansangan and Clara Benin are co-headlining the fourth installment of the highly anticipated destination festival along with indie rock favorites Ang Bandang Shirley, funk/rock/pop band Lola Amour…

Shangri-La Plaza sparks the beginning of the season as it lights up its grand Christmas tree

Mr. Jose Mari Chan, Mandaluyong Councilors Benjie Abalos III and Charisse Abalos, Shangri-La Plaza EVP and General Manager Lala Fojas during the ceremonial lighting of the mall’s 58-foot Santa’s workshop-inspired Christmas tree. Photo by Mark Esguerra. Christmas at Shangri-La Plaza officially begins on December 1, as the leading lifestyle destination holds its anticipated yearly Christmas…

Winners of the first MullenLowe NOVA Awards Manila announced

MullenLowe NOVA Ph Finalists The 2019 MullenLowe NOVA Awards Manila engage Filipino visionaries and industry leaders with the goal of supporting emerging talent, creative excellence and innovation. “Bringing the MullenLowe Nova Awards to Manila is our way of giving back to the bigger design and arts community that in a way, allows industries like advertising…

Anita Magsaysay-Ho’s “Offerings” at Rustan’s For the Arts Christmas Collection

Rustan’s celebrates Filipino art this Christmas season with ‘Offerings’, A collection of mementos and objets for the home honoring the work of Anita Magsaysay-Ho. After several successful collections of art objets for the home by Filipino artists Ben Cabrera, Al Perez, Paulina Luz Sotto, Fernando Amorsolo and Arturo Luz, Rustan’s is pleased to present ‘Offerings”,…