By Marinel R. Cruz and Ramon H. Royandoyan
In under four hours, we had: 1) crawled into a small-scale mine in Nueva Vizcaya with 13-year-old Ongan and followed him around till he held a speck of raw gold in his palm, fruit of his day-long labor; 2) witnessed the grueling life of Bobby, a fisherman/padyak tricycle driver; 3) took in some opera classics as performed by Tsinoy singers; 4) sang along with high school students as the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra played Eraserheads hits; 5) and marveled at a verbal joust in verse.
By Nestor U. Torre
The cast and production staff of the current revival staging of “Katy!” at the CCP Little Theater worked really hard to get the musical in shape for its Press Night last Jan. 16— so, they were relieved when the show was given a standing ovation by the SRO audience!
By Matikas Santos
Since the world has not yet ended, Filipinos can look forward to a wide variety of shows and events at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) in 2013.
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
Not even howling winds and incessant rains could stop indie filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik from donning his bahag (g-string) and leading a “ritual” to inaugurate an exhibit of his art installation, dubbed “Ay Apo … May Shooting ng BambooCam” at the Cultural Center of the Philippines recently. Announced during the occasion was his latest achievement—winning [...]
By Marinel R. Cruz
The Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) has been unable to carry out most of its projects, director-general Leo Martinez reported, because of its inability to collect funds from the government.