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Nora Aunor painter demands justice for mom’s death

Filipinos especially Noranians are heaping hosannas on Francis Tanseco, the artist who painted actress Nora Aunor in colorful canvasses he mounted them in a one-man show some years back at the upper ramp of the Rizal Park Open Air Auditorium where Nora fanatics trooped to witness the visual representations of their idol in variations. After the successful exhibit, Francis did …

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How intensive and extensive the research is in a new film on Japanese occupation in Philippines?

Here’s a new production on some interesting and significant aspects and figures in the dark days of the Second World War in the Philippines.

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Filipino actor Miguel Castro plays lead in “Noli Me Tangere” musical in Australia

I knew it.

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Performatura 2019 pays tribute to National Artists

When poet and art teacher Vim Nadera launched the first Performatura in 2015 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), audiences from all walks of life trooped to the venue in earnest. They, most especially the art patrons and students, savored the entertaining values and informational ingredients of the event.

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1st Pinay councilor in UK a film buff; oversees Elstree Studios, home of “Indiana Jones,” “Star Wars,” Harry Potter” etc

It’s not every day that we encounter a Filipina who has been making waves in other countries to uphold the rights of women and their interests, to promote the Philippines and its arts and culture, to raise the level of consciousness of transnationalism among Filipino migrants in the diaspora.

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Why “M Butterfly” national tour is cancelled?

It’s noteworthy for a stage production to tour nationally, particularly in the Philippines, its theater work because it helps the regions and the grassroots to appreciate the literary meaning and significance of an artistic creation. It also promotes the performing art as a venue to express ideas in crystalizing values in the growth and development of the human condition.

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Why broadcaster Ceasar Soriano made assassinated mayor from Batangas a movie?

I remember Ceasar Soriano when his first name wasn’t changed yet for, I guess, numerology. It was as simple as Cesar Soriano, his broadcast name at the time we were together in ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs Department. He was a field reporter covering beats like police, Senate, Congress etc for “TV Patrol” while I was doing “Star News,” the …

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Is Jessy Mendiola transferring to GMA Network?

It all started with TV and radio broadcaster Arnold Clavio sending a blind item on air that one actress from a leading television network is moving out from her home studio and jumping on a neighboring giant broadcast media company.

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“Noli Me Tangere, The Opera”: Simple yet gargantuan

J & S Productions’ “Noli Me Tangere, The Opera” is a mix of brilliant creative and technical elements.

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Benjamin Alves as Manuel Luis Quezon

It’s final.

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