Wednesday 27 September 2017

Day in and day out, there’s that inescapable shadow of negativity lurking just around the corner, ready to put out a foot and trip you when you’re skipping about. Forget about that. This week we’re adding an effervescent spring to your step with this #goodvibes playlist that’s bound to drive... Read More

Monday 25 September 2017

    In a house near the vicinity of the School of Design and Arts (SDA) Campus is an Asian restaurant that offers an experience unlike other establishments in the area: with an inviting aroma that immediately teases the authentic flavors of Thai cuisine, “Doon: A Plate of Faith... Read More

On stage, the Philippine Educational Theatre Association (PETA) makes no room for apathy and ignorance in its interpretation of the message “Marcos is not a hero.”     In lambaste of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ sudden burial at the Heroes’ Cemetery last year, PET... Read More

Wednesday 20 September 2017

“No strings attached” is more than a dating preference; it could also reflect a political context. Strings connotate control by a more powerful force behind the facade of puppets. But unlike Pinocchio, humans need freedom to think for themselves.     This week’s curation... Read More

A juxtaposition of festive music and prime actress Gong Li’s tragic monologue welcomes viewers to the cinematic masterpiece that is Raise the Red Lantern by Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou, one of the films to be screened at the School of Design and Arts (SDA) cinema this September. As this month’... Read More

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Rebels, misfits, non-conformist “bizarre-o’s”—these are the kids who grew up in different fads and faces. In the 80s, they were called the new wavers while the genre of New Wave challenged norms in gender and in genres, creating a fresh sound for the alternative music scene. This week... Read More

Combine the timeless charm of Greek mythology, the seasoned talent of director Riki Benedicto, and the passionate artistry of Benilde’s very own theater company Dulaang Filipino (DF), and you get Oedipus—a phenomenal and internationally-acclaimed production with student-artists on center stage. ... Read More

Before there was Michael Cinco, Rajo Laurel, Francis Libiran, and Monique Lhuillier, the Philippines had fashion pioneer Ramon Valera.   Valera, the country’s first and only National Artist for Fashion Design to date, is celebrated through an exhibit called “Valera and the Modern:... Read More

As part of the country’s annual celebration of Buwan ng Wika, the Film Development Council of the Philippines collaborated with commercial theatres nationwide to screen 12 full-length, independent Filipino films to participate in “Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino” (PPP). One of the 12 feature fil... Read More

Wednesday 6 September 2017

The deafening screams of anger, frustration, disappointment, and other countless emotions can take a toll on one’s mind. These feelings often urge us to hide away in our own worlds and live in solitude. But silence doesn’t always have to be lonely if we seek the comforts of music.   ... Read More

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