Reviews

The Ugly Truth in the Beautiful: Seeing Ourselves in Elmer Dumlao’s KAMUKHAMO

What do you see when you face a mirror? Is it the face you want others to see you, the face you actually have and created to represent your identity, or the face that...

Dampa Express for Family-Sized Celebrations This Christmas, New Year, and Every Day!

DAMPA Express offers you quick, filling, and delicious family-sized Filipino treats for Christmas, New Year, and all other celebrations without busting your pockets. With P1,500, we had a full spread of that's enough for lunch,...

Vince Tañada’s KATIPS Movie Screens on Dec 3 at Gateway to Kick Off International...

Philstagers Blockbuster Musical-Turned-Film Reminds Filipinos to Never Forget Philstagers Films' inaugural production KATIPS Movie—written and directed by "the bad boy of Philippine theater" Attorney Vincent "Vince" M Tañada, who stars in the movie as Panyong—kicks...

10 Years of Mastering Scrap Metal: Sculptor Ram Mallari, Sentinel of Steampunk

The first time I encountered the sculptor Ram Mallari, Jr, was when I interviewed him during the opening of his 19th-century Victorian gentleman’s parlor-themed exhibit called “A Gentleman’s Domain.” It’s the kind of place where...

Reasons Why Vibal’s BALITA Is Great News—A Great Tool for Understanding Why We Think...

BALITA: The History of Philippine Journalism, 1811–2019 José Victor Z Torres Vibal Group: Quezon City, 2021 244 pages Are your neighborhood gossips important bearers of news? How did early Filipinos receive and send news before the advent of the...

Celebrating the Everyday: Survival through Gratitude and Simple Living

Dear Survivor, Congratulations! For someone who’s turning 50 in September and single, living alone in a tiny rented room that can’t be reached by Internet connection, living with medical conditions that require taking more than two...

Three3 Reasons to Visit Ivan+Khris’ Travels Blog: Or, What I Love Most About Blogs

It feels pretty strange writing about a blog instead of interacting with it and I’m sure not many have tried doing so. For fear of being judged for one, or bashed, for daring to do...

Rafael’s at RWM: Henjie Carmona’s Resto-Home Away from Home

Entrepreneur Henjie Carmona launches Rafael’s Tapas Bar and Restaurant at Resorts World Manila's posh new Level 2 wing to share his father Rafael’s passion for home-cooked dishes, his mother Petronila’s elegant homemaking, and his...

CCP Introduces “Senior” Art Citizens, Presents Groundbreaking Innovations for 2020!

The Cultural Center of the Philippines' Artistic Director Chris Millado celebrates the close of 2019 by introducing selected members of its media partners to the people behind the institution's overflowing cornucopia of achievements, festivals, and...

Art Pioneer Sanso Celebrates 90th B’Day w/ Holgraphic Certifications, Raffles, & Discounts

Fundacion Sanso celebrates Juvenal SANSO's nine decades of prolific and pioneering works with SANSO AT 90 on November 24, Sunday, at the Sanso Museum in San Juan with merienda from Cafe Sanso and three...