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Virgin Labfest presents a Marawi-inspired musical alongside an EJK play and...

BESIDES the usual stories of friendship and romance, the Virgin Labfest’s entries this year include stories on social issues like extrajudicial killings and the effects of the seige of Marawi.

Long Live Print: Tirada exhibit shows 50 years of printmaking

LIKE BOOKS, newspapers, and magazines that struggle to survive the digital and paperless world, print, as a form of art, is also confronted by the same dilemma — and more.

Ballet Philippines | Young Choreographers Showcase

Ballet Philippines' Young Choreographers Showcase will be held from June 9-10 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Seven pieces will be presented for the first time.

Traffic is the problem says CCP’s new chairperson Margie Moran

TRAFFIC, and not the misconception that art is elitist, is the reason why many find the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) to be,...

The Monkey King wreaks havoc in the CCP

WHO WOULD pass up a free show? In celebration of the 43rd year of the formal establishment of diplomatic relations between the Philippines and China,...

Bringing back the terno

Fashion is like language. While words and clothes are made to say or show just a certain amount, a world of meaning can be...

The Saturday Group at 50

ONE SATURDAY afternoon in 1968, artists Alfred Roces, H.R. Ocampo, Tony Quintos, and Enrique Velasco ate at the now defunct Taza de Oro restaurant...

13 Artists Awards includes photographer and dancer

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) announced this year’s winners of the prestigious Thirteen Artists Awards. They are: dancer Eisa Jocson, performance artist...

Cinema Rehiyon X and the future of PHL cinema

WHAT STARTED as a small film festival at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) with 28 delegates, 46 short features, and six full-length...

CCP, UP honor National Artist Napoleon Abueva

By Susan Claire Agbayani ADA LEDESMA-MABILANGAN remembers when she was five years old and growing up in the family home where she was surrounded by...

Met’s The Pearl Fishers screened

GEORGES Bizet’s opera The Pearl Fishers, the second offering for the CCP Met Opera in HD Season 5, will be screened on Jan. 9,...

Nominations for 13 Artists Awards open

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) has announced that 2018 Thirteen Artists Awards is open for nominations until Jan. 31, 2018. The Thirteen Artists...

Holiday hot spots

WAKING UP to the warm weather, struggling through heavy traffic for three hours (or more) daily, finishing pending tasks at work, stressing over ≈≈...

The ABCs of human rights

FROM “activism” to “zero,” the ongoing exhibition at the Cultural Center of the Philippines called The Weight of Words: An Alphabet of Human Rights...

Holiday light installation to rise at CCP

THE CULTURAL CENTER of the Philippines (CCP) and Yatai International Corporation, manufacturer of Omni electrical and lighting products, announced the winning design of the...

Making fun at and of the CCP

THEY REFUSE to share their real identities as artists, so we will call them Peter and Pilar, but collectively, they are called koloWn. The...

Olazo Large-Scale: homecoming and homage

TWO YEARS after his death, painter and printmaker Romulo Olazo returns to his first home, the Cultural Center of the Philippines -- his first...

The next stage

Under a new musical director, a stronger PPO emerges. WORDS  JOHANNA POBLETE | PHOTOGRAPHY  JOJO MAMANGUN You could hear a pin drop, there was such a hushed...

Favorite Things | Dancing Queen

A girl who dreamed of working in a bank and ended up becoming Miss Universe.