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On its 9th year, the festival bids a bittersweet farewell to the mountain that gave it its name.
Watching over Puerto Princesa’s crystal waters is Mt. Malasimbo, where a natural amphitheater lined with palm trees has played host to unusual guests for many years. Electric dandelions stood several feet tall, creating a canopy of white luminescence. A bamboo cage bathed ...
 
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If only we could just ask Janet what's in store for Eleanor and the crew.
There are still a few episodes left to air in The Good Place's third season, but NBC has already renewed the show for a fourth run. Given its continued critical success—The Good Place has been nominated for a slew of awards, including a 2019 Golden ...
 
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It is often said that Amorsolo’s drawings in The Philippine Readers Series must have helped shape the consciousness of young people who would grow up to become the country’s movers.
In the years of the American Occupation, one of the most important instructional resources used in Philippine schools was the Philippine Readers Series. It introduced whole generations of Filipino youth to what they would come to know about the world. The stories ...
 
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Look closely to see what these furry friends are made of.
Josephine Turalba’s canines are playful, engaging, endearing.Bespectaculed, bejeweled, at rest, or at play, the dogs beg to be touched, caressed, by the viewer.May we? we ask the artist, knowing fully well that works of art are not meant to be handled.After a ...
 
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Director Nadine Labaki on what it was like to work with real people to tell a story of children caught in the limbo of conflict.
One could be forgiven for confusing Capernaum, the new film from Lebanese director and actress Nadine Labaki, for a documentary. After all, the movie—which will be released in the United States on December 14—uses real people (not professional actors) to tell a heartrending ...
 
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There's more to come but these are sure to wow... for now.
These are the must-see films to check off your list before the end of the year.Director Marielle Heller’s enchanting, witty film follows down-on-her-luck biographer Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) as she turns to forgery—specifically faking and selling letters from the likes of Dorothy Parker ...
 
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One last weekend to catch these amazing shows.
If you’re spending the long holiday weekend in the city, you must catch at least one of these lovely shows on their last weekend. And if you can make it to all three, even better.Adults and children of all ages are enchanted ...
 
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Josie Trinidad has helmed Wreck-It Ralph, Zootopia, and Big Hero 6.
When Josie Trinidad was only five years old, she watched the story of Cinderella come to life on the big screen. Little did she know that decades later, she would be the one bringing Cinderella back to life again—this time as one ...
 
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Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers based the beloved character on her austere great-aunt.
The mysterious, magical Mary Poppins returns to audiences again (via umbrella, of course!) this December in Disney's forthcoming film, Mary Poppins Returns, starring Emily Blunt. The film is a sequel to 1964 feature film, Mary Poppins, featuring Julie Andrews as Poppins.But before the beloved British nanny stole hearts ...
 
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The one-night only concert will benefit two charities close to the pianist's heart.
If Nedy Tantoco could bring in acclaimed classical pianist Cecile Licad to perform in Manila every year, she would, says Chips Guevara of Childhope Philippines.Fortunately for us this year, Licad will be returning to the stage to enchant audiences on a Steinway ...
 
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The Undoing is set in the tony New York City world of private-school parents.
Given the massive success of Big Little Lies for HBO, it only makes sense that the network would try to recreate the magic. Not only is it giving the Monterey-based series a season two, but now, Nicole Kidman is collaborating with a few members of the Big ...
 
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The musical reminds us to take some time off and indulge in something good for a change.
Too often do critics forget the most basic reason we watch plays: to be entertained. To see a good story told well. To be wowed by what a group of immensely talented people can create when they work together.At a time when ...
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