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The online auction will benefit a hospital in Manila.
European-Filipino art pieces go under the gavel at the Primero and Segundo online auctions of Palacio de Memoria's auction house, Casa de Memoria. The online auction will be held on May 30 and 31 at 2 p.m.Lifestyle personalities Kaye Tinga and Juana ...
 
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An intense auction battle for the book ensued.
A rare first edition hardbound of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was found in a dumpster and sold for 33,000 British pounds, which is a little more than P2,000,000 at an auction based in Derbyshire, England.According to the BBC, a teacher found ...
 
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'Carnal Tales' blends folklore and religious elements.
Filipino superstitions, folklore, and religion take the spotlight in a Filipino comic book about twin brothers who find themselves reliving the lore they heard from their grandmother in their childhood.Carnal Tales masterfully blends elements from Filipino folklore and Catholicism to create a rich ...
 
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Authors, readers, booksellers, and publishers have banded together.
Authors, readers, booksellers, and publishers have become more tightly-knit than ever to outlast a global pandemic."They weren’t cancelled all at once,” writer Paul Lisicky said of the twenty-two stops on his cross country book tour. “No one gave me a phone call ...
 
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Shelter Fund was created to support the Philippines' top photographers in the time of COVID-19.
The coronavirus pandemic has brought the Philippines' many industries to a standstill. This includes photographers who have had to cancel projects and exhibits since the virus' outbreak. Shelter Fund, a new online platform, hopes to support the country's top photographers by selling images.Jason ...
 
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Immerse yourself in culture during quarantine.
The Cultural Center of the Philippines is working overtime to bring culture to audiences confined to their homes during quarantine.With the use of alternative platforms, the CCP will be offering video streaming of archival recordings, live arts, and more. The Arts and ...
 
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He has written 41 poems since March 22.
National Artist for Literature Virgilio Almario, also known by his pen name Rio Alma, has been composing poems every day and publishing them online since March 22."My poems are until the ECQ ends," Almario told Esquire Philippines. That means Almario would be ...
 
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She calls it ‘syringe art.’
Who said you need a brush to paint?Nurse and frontliner Kimberley Joy Mallo Magbanua is proving you can make art out of the most unlikely materials, and in her case, the young artist and healthcare worker has captured the hearts of many ...
 
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Time to catch up on some reading while on lockdown.
 “Ito ang ambag ko, mga chong,” Jyrus Cimatu says in a Facebook post. “Gamitin niyo sana 'yong panahong to para maging productive at mamulat para maka-unawa naman sa ibang tao.”(This is my contribution, guys. May you use this time to be productive ...
 
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Check it out from your couch.
When the first Harry Potter novel was published in 1997, readers all over the world became hooked on following the magical events in the life of "the boy who lived." J.K. Rowling's seven-book brainchild was adapted into eight feature films, a couple ...
 
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Often, the handwritten messages are more interesting than the book itself.
There’s nothing quite like the wonder of finding a handwritten message in an old, dog-eared secondhand book. These used, pre-loved, well-loved books contain memories of former owners, with their favorite pages folded and beloved passaged underlined. There is a charm to secondhand ...
 
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Everything creepy and Filipino, all in one place.
Here’s one way to freak yourself out during quarantine: catching up on every true crime and mystery story in the Philippines. The independent, all-Filipino podcast Stories After Dark was made with the true-crime fanatic in mind, relaying these tidbits of history like a legend ...
 
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All the photos showcase breathtaking places in the Philippines.
Back in July 2019, a network of Filipino photographers banded together to help victims of the 2019 Batanes Quake by selling their photos online. This same group of photographers is once again coming together to help the heroes on the frontlines of ...
 
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Including Malacañang's Presidential Museum and Library.
We're only a few days into self-isolation. If you have the privilege of lying around without anything to do, why not focus all your time and energy into being productive? One way is by absorbing as much art and culture as possible ...
 
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What to read before the end of the world.
It's beginning to look a lot like the end of the world.As COVID-19 rates spike across Europe and Italy enters a countrywide lockdown, anxiety about what the future might bring is taking hold. For some people this means avoiding the news for ...
 
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It was scheduled to take place on Sunday, March 15.
Art in the Park is officially being postponed, only a few days before it was supposed to take place.The organizers of Art in the Park issued a statement on Monday, March 9, citing the spread of COVID-19 as the reason. The annual ...
 
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An upcoming novelisation of the film adds a satisfying extra layer to Ben Solo's big finale
After three episodes of channelling chaotic, angsty Sith energy, Kylo Ren finally breaks good at the end of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and officially becomes a Jedi: Ben Solo.At the end of the Skywalker Saga's final chapter, he revives Rey ...
 
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Tessa Mendoza's latest exhibition is inspired by the Holy Scripture and creation.
In her latest solo exhibition, Scripture and Soul, artist Tessa Mendoza created a collection of pieces inspired by the Holy Scripture. Her fascination started in 1986, and it's only deepened since then. The show will include a selection of pieces that make use of acrylic ...
 
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It's time to pay attention to an art that is rightfully ours.
Tattoos are symbolic and often represent a deeper meaning for someone. Maybe they chose the design because it reminds them of someone special, or they chose a quote that inspires them to keep going. Whatever the reasons are behind tattoos, they're usually well thought of, since tatts last ...
 
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A part of the conservation area has been fenced off by a quarry company.
Barbed wire nailed into trees suddenly appeared at the Masungi Georeserve on February 26, fencing off around 500 hectares of land meant for reforestation, with a quarry company reportedly behind the act. Despite the fenced-off area being within the Masungi Geopark Project—a reforestation initiative covering about 3,000 ...
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