Quantcast
Home » Art You are browsing entries tagged with “Art”

The Nora revolution

By
aiko--

The controversy surrounding President Benigno Aquino’s exclusion of actress Nora Aunor from the roster of national artist honorees continues, and I can’t help writing a piece about it since Ate Guy is like family to me.

| | Read More »

Homegrown Lily blossoms in Prague

By
CHU (second from left) in Prague Shakespeare Company’s “Cymbeline,”

We get a kick out of hearing the success stories of homegrown Filipino talents getting cast in substantial roles in theater or film productions abroad. But, what many of them don’t have is Lily Chu’s consistency and knack for reinvention: In the three years since she decided to move to Prague with her Czech husband, she has already appeared in 10 substantial plays (“Hamlet,” “Marat/Sade,” “Macbeth”) and musicals (“Rent,” “Chess”)—and counting!

| | Read More »

What kids learn in theater workshops

By
In this Oct. 31, 2011 file photo, an 1877 Steinway grand piano used by Motown artists is seen in a Motown recording studio in Detroit. AP

While adults complain about the heat the summer season brings, children ages 6-16 are happily doing the things they love to do. Summer vacation offers a variety of activities for kids to engage in, and theater workshops have grown in popularity, alongside the reliable staples of piano, ballet and sports.

| | Read More »

US museum adds Katy Perry portrait to collection

Katy Perry.  AP FILE PHOTO

Thanks to the generosity of a US forklift truck dynasty, pop star Katy Perry will soon take pride of place in the dignified National Portrait Gallery in Washington.

| | Read More »

Magical, whimsical Heart

RHIAN Ramos. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

“Heart is growing fast in her style of painting. Since she’s fairly new in it, she’s not afraid to experiment and take chances. I like her use of bright colors. Her paintings have a magical, whimsical feel to them.”

| | Read More »