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Life under lockdown: Pineapple Lab Part 2

Apr 26, 2020 - 6:00 PM

In part 2 of our conversation with Pineapple Lab co-founders Andrei Pamintuan and Jodinand "Jodee" Villaflores Aguillon, we talk about, collaboration, and where they find hope

Life under lockdown: Pineapple Lab Part 1

Apr 25, 2020 - 8:00 PM

As the lockdown in Metro Manila is extended once more, we converse with artists and Pineapple Lab co-founders Andrei Pamintuan and Jodinand "Jodee" Villaflores Aguillon

'Body art' pioneer and performance artist Ulay dies at 76

Mar 03, 2020 - 12:51 PM

German conceptual artist Ulay was known for experimenting with Polaroid pictures in the early 70s and collaborating with his then partner Marina Abramovic for 12 years

Dapitan ballet family’s students win gold, silver in Singapore competition

Aug 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM

3 students of the Jete Performing Arts Studio bring home medals from the recent Asia-Pacific Arts Festival in Singapore

9-year-old represents New Zealand at 2019 World Championships of Performing Arts

Oct 21, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Nine-year-old Jazz Vidamo, daughter of two Filipinos, represents New Zealand in the World Championships of Performing Arts

You get what you pay for: Daniel Hellmann’s ‘Full Service’

Nov 09, 2017 - 3:56 PM

In a performance project, the Swiss artist submits himself to the desires of strangers

FULL SERVICE. Daniel Hellmann will do whatever you want – for the right price. Photo by Michela di Savino/courtesy of Daniel Hellmann

Catch 'Hi-5 Fairytale Live' at Resorts World Manila this month

Dec 11, 2016 - 7:00 AM

The theatrical presentation of the Australian children s program will come to life at the Newport Performing Arts Theater from December 16 to 18

QUIZ: Which online star should you be?

Jul 15, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Find out if you’re the Gutsy Gamer Beauty Maven Performer Extraordinaire or Cultured Traveler

From a ‘Hard Knock Life’ to a brighter tomorrow

Jul 04, 2016 - 7:16 PM

The young cast of Resorts World Manila’s production of ‘Annie’ shares their dreams for the future

In support of Filipino talent

Dec 02, 2015 - 7:41 PM

The Original Pilipino Performing Arts or OPPA Foundation officially launches in Maxims Hotel Newport Boulevard Pasay City

COMING TOGETHER. OPPA’s board of trustees with Sr. Mary Placid of St. Scholastica’s College and Alfredo Pascual of the University of the Philippines.

TEATRO Lasalliana stages Elektra

Oct 04, 2015 - 11:03 AM

Press release: Elektra ni Euripedes runs from Ocotber 5 9 2015 with three shows each day for five consecutive days at the Severino de las Alas Alumni Auditorium Building

PETA to showcase social enterprise's feat in Manila show

Jul 29, 2015 - 2:06 PM

Press release: Renowned theater group PETA partners with Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc to showcase the organization s social enterprise work for the past two decades

Off to Juilliard: Filipina performer crowdfunds for education

May 29, 2015 - 5:14 PM

Regina de Vera ultimately hopes that her cause will heighten awareness in local theater and will elevate Filipino talent worldwide

MSAP 2015: A lesson on confluence

Apr 17, 2015 - 9:12 AM

What does the future of media look like for practitioners and consumers? Read on as we take you through the MSAP 2015 Media Congress

HIGHLIGHTS: Confluence: MSAP 2015 media congress

Apr 13, 2015 - 7:08 PM

Follow our live blog of day two of Confluence: MSAP 2015 media congress

9 must-see acts from Fringe Manila

Feb 18, 2015 - 12:19 PM

Check out this list of must see acts from Fringe Manila festival director Andrei Pamintuan

Photo from the Fringe Manila website

Eyes on Apple for next big thing on September 9

Aug 29, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Apple remains tight lipped about what is in store at the event opting instead to let anticipation speculation and excitement focus attention on the iPhone iPad iPod and Macintosh maker

APPLE'S NEXT BIG THING. Kenyan consumers look at an iPhone 5 on display at an Apple authorized dealer shop in Nairobi, Kenya, 03 June 2014. Daniel Irungu/EPA

The theater of Nina Lee Aquino

Jul 23, 2014 - 9:46 AM

I think as artists part of the job is to be courageous in whatever way you choose to express yourself

Dani Girl: A musical for the soul

Jul 11, 2014 - 10:00 PM

The newest performing arts collective in Manila The Sandbox Collective presents Dani Girl

I wanted to sing

Mar 13, 2014 - 8:00 AM

I wondered if I did sing better would I be less shy?

Take it from the masters: What art lovers can learn from experts

Feb 10, 2014 - 7:35 PM

The nuances in your language your design process your angles – just some of the few things to consider in your own creative process

INSTRUCTION. German metal artist Michael Steger coaches a student on the process of design execution. All photos by Shaira Panela

Need a love boost? Usher in romance with these tips

Feb 06, 2014 - 1:45 PM

Do you feel like your life needs a little push in the love department? Try these romance boosting suggestions

START THE YEAR WITH A ROAR. Enjoy lion and dragon dance performances from Malaysian world champions Kun Seng Keng. Photo courtesy of Resorts World Manila

Fil-Am journalist beaten because he 'kicked' woman?

Feb 03, 2014 - 8:43 AM

A complaint filed against the Filipino American journalist Randy Gener who is confined in a New York hospital said he was beaten because he kicked the female companion of his assailant

Summer in the city at Resorts World Manila

Apr 28, 2013 - 8:39 PM

If you’re staying in the city instead of heading out to one of the country’s many coastlines here are some events to help you keep the heat at bay and your energy at an all time high

MUSIC, SUMMER, MORE MUSIC. Chill to the beat of the coolest Pinoy acts in Sundown Sounds, Resorts World Manila's own 15-day music festival. It runs until April 30. Tropical Depression photo courtesy of Resorts World Manila

Ea Marie Torrado: Young and cutting-edge

Apr 03, 2013 - 6:17 PM

April is International Dance Month Meet a young Filipina dancer choreographer who is blazing the trail of a new dance genre

FINDING HER LANGUAGE. 'I choose contemporary dance because of its big room for discovery and exploration, and the challenge of setting the parameters in that big room.' Photo from Ea Torrado's Facebook page

Welcome the new King and Anna

Dec 19, 2012 - 11:54 AM

The King and I season extends with new lead actors

THE NEW ANNA. Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo will star in Resorts World Manila's 'The King and I' in January. All photos by Pia Ranada

PHOTOS: Miss Resorts World Manila 2012

Nov 26, 2012 - 5:34 PM

Here are the photos from the November 23 event

MISS RESORTS WORLD MANILA 2012 is Filipino-Spanish Alexandra Salmeron. All photos by Edric Chen

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss Resorts World Manila 2012

Nov 23, 2012 - 7:31 PM

Rappler s Kai Magsanoc live blogs straight from Resorts World Manila

Image from the Resorts World Manila Facebook page

The 'Bourne Legacy' premiere: a celebration of starts and Pinoy pride

Aug 06, 2012 - 8:11 AM

Filipinos excitedly welcomed the Hollywood movie whose last 40 minutes were devoted to Manila and Palawan

FILIPINO PRODUCER JUN JUBAN with Patrick Crowley and Wilson Tieng

Young girls triumph in Lawrence Olivier Awards

Apr 30, 2012 - 3:38 PM

No one said it was impossible for four schoolgirls to conquer the British Theatre Awards

ALL FOUR MATILDAS. These Lawrence Olivier winners can win over any heart, any time. Photo from