Tertulia de Memoria: A symposium on heritage

Last July 27 and 28, Palacio de Memoria celebrated various forms of Philippine culture and heritage through its Tertulia de Memoria symposium, a series of talks by authoritative figures across complementary fields, with musical and dance numbers by the Kayumanggi Dance Troupe and screenings of restored classic Filipino films to supplement the experience. Camille Lhuillier,…

Passion for Dance, the Arts, and Nurturing Young Talents

Ayala Foundation, the social development arm of the Ayala group of companies and a leading advocate in community development, teams up again with STEPS Scholarship Foundation and internationally acclaimed Filipino-American prima ballerina Stella Abrera for another series of magical classical ballet performances to raise funds for CENTEX, Ayala Foundation’s flagship education program. ​ This year,…

French conductor Michaël Cousteau and the PPO pay tribute to Hector Berlioz at the CCP

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of French composer Hector Berlioz, the Cultural Center of the Philippines and the Embassy of France to the Philippines, with Stores Specialists, Inc., present “Berlioz and Friends” on October 25, 2019, 8:00 PM at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Widely regarded…

Youth, Uninterrupted

Often, before you’re introduced to the artist, their art introduces itself. Looking at deceptively simple portraits of children at play: three dots for their eyes and mouth, pastel hues and a fluffy lightness brushed on canvas—it’s easy to assume that the artist behind these paintings might be as characteristically hushed and meek. But if you…

“In Perspective” by Renalli Trajano

The exhibition will run until November 09, 2019. In Perspective is Renalli’s first ever exhibit. Presented by Alliance Française de Manille, Renalli takes on this new avenue to her art. She shares her passion in this exhibit; showcasing the vulnerability in her emotions in her unreserved artworks. Each artwork was carefully crafted to mirror the…

​Welcome to the Third World Carnival

Contributing writer Marz Aglipay interviews Can Yavuz of Yavuz Gallery, a Singapore-based gallery that exhibited Max Balatbat and Winner Jumalon at Art Stage Singapore. ​At this year’s Art Stage Singapore, Yavuz Gallery opted to present a solo exhibition by Max Balatbat and a large-scale work by Winner Jumalon. It shows a growing regard for Balatbat and Jumalon—two Filipino artists…