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The winning bidder is rumored to be a taipan.
A painting believed to be a boceto of Juan Luna's Spoliarium was sold by Salcedo Auctions last night. The exact hammer price was P73,584,000 including buyer's premium.The auction, which also listed Philippine art, fine jewelry and timepieces, and rare automobiles, highlighted the ...
 
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The production is actress Cris Villonco’s directorial debut, putting her in the ranks of the country’s sorely small population of female directors.
Red Turnip Theater launches its fifth season with a century’s worth of storytelling in A Doll’s House, Part 2, bringing to Metro Manila a powerful piece of modern feminism that, truth be told, ought to be required viewing for anyone considering marriage.The ...
 
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Net proceeds from the play will benefit 14 different charities.
It’s rare to see an actor play the same role twice, decades apart.For Raymond (or “RS”) Francisco, it’s been 28 years since he last put on Song Liling’s silk kimono for the play M. Butterfly.The first time was in 1990, two years ...
 
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Pieces like Beautiful Strangers help audiences realize the talent of lesser-known playwrights and promising actors.
Kilometers away from Metro Manila’s more popular theaters, in a small performance space tucked inside a Marikina café that’s open only occasionally, five actors perform one of the most emotionally powerful scripts to make its debut this month. Beautiful Strangers, staged by ...
 
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The film has been in development for 15 years.
After her run as “Kim” in last year’s Broadway revival of Miss Saigon, Eva Noblezada is making her film debut in the musical drama Yellow Rose. The half-Filipino musical theater star is joined by no less than fellow “Kim” Lea Salonga, who ...
 
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Elwince Magbitang and Vince Pelegrin head off to the highly selective Jackie Kennedy Onassis School of Dance with help from their mentor, Sofia Zobel Elizalde.
It’s been an exciting year for Steps Dance Studio scholars Elwince Magbitang and Raye Vince Pelegrin. In April, the 16-year-old dancers found themselves performing onstage with principal dancer Stella Abrera and a cast of ballet all-stars from the American Ballet Theater (ABT).From ...
 
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Wency Cornejo of AfterImage is cast in his first theatrical role.
“Sa singing palang, these people are in a different league,” Wency Cornejo says of his castmates in Side Show. “If I weren’t Wency Cornejo, I’d probably be kicked out of there.”The self-effacing Cornejo is most popularly known as the former frontman of ...
 
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Football's coming home.
Now that you're finished binge-watching season two of The Crown, it's time to think ahead to season three. Here's what we know so far about the third installment of Peter Morgan's take on Queen Elizabeth II's reign.As Deadline reports, the show will include England's iconic victory.See ...
 
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Barkman worked with her coach, prima ballerina Lisa Macuja-Elizalde.
It was only last year, in June, when then 20-year-old Katherine Barkman found herself eliminated after round one of the 2017 Moscow International Ballet Competition. At the time, the young American dancer had thought it was the lowest point of her career, ...
 
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Ths locally produced musical opens in Manila on November 9.
We’ll be seeing more of musical theater star Joanna Ampil this holiday season as she alternates between international shows in the world tour of Cats (she reprises her role as Grizabella) and on the local stage as she takes on the part ...
 
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From poke bowls to pizza, here are all the dishes and delights you can expect at ArteFino.
An ArteFino staple for those in the know, its selection of classic and creative dishes are good enough reason to take a break from shopping. Our favorites are the bagnet and chicken inasal wraps that are easy to devour as you walk ...
 
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The winners will take the world stage with international residency grants from partners of Ateneo Art Gallery.
To say art is a reflection of society is barely scratching the surface of what art truly is and what it can be.While it may be viewed as an expression of an artist’s personal story, commentary, opinion, or experience, art can speak ...
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