Luck was on my side last August 23. “Life is What You Make It,” Jhett Tolentino’s 36-minute short film was shown on a Tuesday so I got to watch it before my night shift at the hospital. It may only be 36 minutes long, but several scenes really cut through my heart. It was short … Continue reading Taking it from Jhett: Life is What You Make It
Maestro Arturo Molina’s pedigree in Philippine music is unquestionable. With family into classical, jazz, and opera, and in both fields of performance and education, the Maestro is the one of the latest in the line of professionals to uphold the heritage of national music with the Molina name. Starting at age six under Adriano Garcia, … Continue reading The Manila Symphony Orchestra’s Maestro Arturo Molina
My City, My SM, My Art begins its cultural journey this year as it explores Iloilo’s vibrant arts scene at SM City Iloilo which was launched last January 11, 2017, 5pm at the Event Center. A joint project of SM, the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, the Shell Companies of the Philippines and the Philippine Star … Continue reading My City, My SM, My Art: A Tribute to Ed Defensor at SM City Iloilo
Virtuosos, a two-man classical show, featured two brilliant homegrown talents - Rofel John Parreño (Piano) and Jonathan Rei Dago (Violin). Last December 22, they showcased heartwarming Christmas carols and medleys at Robinson's Jaro. Jonathan Rei Dago is a graduate of Biological Sciences from West Visayas State University and is set to move to Australia to … Continue reading Robinson's Jaro Presents 'The Virtuosos'
I still get surprised when I write the date at work every day. It’s only 45 days until Christmas. Just a few more nights and we’ll be watching fireworks on display again as we welcome 2016. Whew! We’re all hungry and eager for the excitement and laughter during the Christmas season. With it, though, come … Continue reading Three Things That Papa P Taught Me