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FULL: LIST: 2020 Gawad CCP Para sa Sining awardees

Jul 05, 2020 - 10:08 PM

The awarding ceremonies is scheduled in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic

Manila city council declares Panday Sining 'persona non grata'

Dec 06, 2019 - 8:47 PM

The resolution comes after the artist group riled Manila Mayor Isko Moreno for spray-painting on the walls along United Nations Avenue and the Lagusnilad Pass

PROTEST OR VANDALISM? A text in paint by Panday Sining on the wall of Araullo High School in Manila. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Artists, musicians raise funds to free activists who spray-painted LRT posts

Dec 06, 2019 - 6:30 PM

For the Panday Sining members arrested for alleged vandalism, artists are selling their work, while musicians will do a benefit gig at Mow’s Bar, Matalino Street, Quezon City, on Saturday, December 7

IN PHOTOS: A night of big stars at Sine Sandaan red carpet

Sep 13, 2019 - 5:29 PM

Legends, stars, and other members of the film industry gather to celebrate 100 years of Philippine Cinema

'Sine Sandaan' to kick off 100 years of PH cinema celebration

Sep 05, 2019 - 11:42 AM

'Sine Sandaan' is a 3-hour event to honor the men and women of Philippine Cinema

‘Crumbling democracy’: Groups call for end to attacks against the youth

Aug 15, 2019 - 8:24 PM

Youth groups highlight the need for Filipinos to speak up against injustice, pointing out how the oppression of student rights may later lead to the oppression of citizens

PROTEST. Various youth organizations stage a protest outside Gate 2.5 of ADMU to condemn human rights violations occurring nationwide. Photos by Casey Mateo/Rappler

LIST: 2019 Pride activities

Jun 26, 2019 - 8:16 PM

How will you celebrate Pride? Here's a running list of activities you can do for the conclusion of Pride Month.

Sining Kamalig launches poetry writing contest to complement Joey Ofludor exhibit

Feb 06, 2019 - 6:22 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The poetry writing contest is open to college level students of Metro Manila taking up any course, or out-of-school youth, from ages 18 to 25

Duterte names 7 National Artists

Oct 23, 2018 - 5:51 PM

Larry Alcala, Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio, Ryan Cayabyab, Francisco Mañosa, Resil Mojares, Ramon Muzones, and Kidlat Tahimik will be honored in Malacañang on October 24

'Intangible heritage' at 'Department of Culture' isusulong ng NCCA

Mar 04, 2017 - 4:20 PM

Masyadong tumutok sa tangible at built heritage ang Pilipinas ayon kay NCCA Chairman Virgilio Almario samantalang makikita ng mga Pilipino ang kanilang matandang sarili sa mga panitikang bayan salawikain at wika

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#SONA2016: March to Batasan a ‘breath of fresh air’ for activists

Jul 25, 2016 - 10:56 PM

Members of multi sectoral groups expressed their support for President Rodrigo Duterte but said they would remain vigilant

Dituding memfitnah Buwas, Gubernur Gorontalo dihukum 8 bulan penjara

Oct 19, 2015 - 9:33 PM

Buwas melaporkan Gubernur Gorontalo karena diadukan ke Menkopolhukam dan Kapolri terkait tudingan keberpihakannya pada salah satu pasangan calon dalam Pilkada Kota Gorontalo

GUBERNUR GORONTALO. Rusli Habibie dinyatakan bersalah dalam kasus pencemaran nama baik yang melibatkan Mantan Kabareskrim Budi Waseso. Foto dari

FULL LIST: 2015 Gawad CCP Para sa Sining awardees

Sep 12, 2015 - 1:55 PM

The CCP gives its highest honor to 11 individuals and 2 organizations

AWARDEES. Antonio Mabesa, Nora Aunor, Denisa Reyes, and Paulo Alcazaren are 4 of the 13 recipients of the 2015 Gawad CCP Para sa Sining. Photos courtesy of CCP

Libreng sine para sa senior citizens, PWDs ng Antipolo

Aug 29, 2015 - 4:29 PM

Maaari nang manuod ng libreng sine ang mga senior citizens at persons with disabilities ng Antipolo tuwing Lunes sa SM City Masinag

LIBRENG SINE. Si Unang Ginang Andrea “Andeng” Ynares kasama ang mga konsehal, kapitan, at kawani ng Pamahalaang Lungsod, mga senior citizens at persons with disabilities (PWDs) sa ginanap na 'Launching of Free Movie for Senior Citizens and Ceremonial Distribution of the New Senior Citizens ID' nitong Agosto 17, 2015 sa SM City Masinag. Imahe galing sa Pamahalaang Lungsod ng Antipolo

Art Writing Workshop in Baguio City

Jul 17, 2015 - 11:02 PM

Press Release: Maximum of 15 participants may register for the Art Writing Workshop on July 2015

‘Mud Walk’: Pope Francis asked to fight for Yolanda victims

Jan 15, 2015 - 2:00 PM

The artists from activist group Sining Bugkos cover themselves in mud and march from St Anthony’s Church to the pope’s residence in Manila to show their solidarity with the super typhoon s victims

REMEMBER YOLANDA. Activist-artists from Sining Bugkos show the letter they want to give Pope Francis regarding the current plight of Yolanda victims. Photo Johriel Rosarda/ Rappler

A filmmaker's Christmas wish

Dec 21, 2014 - 4:00 PM

It shouldn’t be just an emotion of compassion That compassion has to be propelled into action we need to act

Protesters on UP ‘violence’: Real issue is DAP

Sep 20, 2014 - 3:35 PM

UPDATED The real hooligans with behavior more worthy of condemnation are out there in the government the student protesters assert

'HOOLIGANS.' Budget Secretary Florencio Abad meets an angry crowd of students who hurl paper and coins at him. Screengrab from YouTube video

Catch ‘The Little Prince’ Filipino stage adaptation this August

Aug 12, 2014 - 11:43 AM

Catch Ang Prinsipito written by Joaquin Cerdas at the theatrical stage this August

'Give Up Tomorrow' nominated in Emmys

Jul 12, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Give Up Tomorrow premiered in the Philippines in July 2012 as part of the Cinemalaya independent film festival at the Cultural Center of the Philippines

SEARCH FOR JUSTICE AND ANSWERS. 'Give Up Tomorrow' was shot in a span of 7 years. Screen shot from a video by Katherine Visconti/Rappler

'White House Down': Classic action flick

Jul 08, 2013 - 11:40 AM

Action adventure comedy and just the right touch of drama

EXPLOSIVE. Director Roland Emmerich isn't afraid of blowing things up. Photos from the 'White House Down' Facebook page

Antics, daddy woes in 'Despicable Me 2'

Jul 01, 2013 - 9:51 AM

The animated film we ve been waiting for for two years is finally here

GRU IS BACK. The villain-hero is facing a new mission and daddy issues. Image from the 'Despicable Me 2' Facebook page

‘Monsters University’: Classy, if not classic

Jun 26, 2013 - 12:40 PM

Pixar’s 14th full length movie is enjoyable repeatable fare from a studio that has produced even better offerings

FIRST-DAY HIGH. ‘Monsters University,’ led by creepy cutesies Mike Wazowski (front, 2nd from left, voiced by Billy Crystal) and James P. Sullivan (back, 3rd from left, voiced by John Goodman), is just in time for this month’s opening of classes. All images by Disney/Pixar

'Man of Steel' director thanks Pinoys

Jun 24, 2013 - 5:38 PM

Zack Snyder sends a message to Superman s Filipino fans

MABUHAY, PHILIPPINES! Director Zack Snyder thanks Filipinos for supporting 'Man of Steel' and invites those who haven't seen the movie yet to go see it. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros Philippines

'Before Midnight': 3rd time's the charm

Jun 24, 2013 - 8:45 AM

Expectations were incredible and hard to live up to but Before Midnight the 3rd film in the Before Sunrise series delivers

BEFORE ANYTHING ELSE. Jesse and Celine are back, funnier — and more romantic — than ever. Image from the Before Midnight PH Facebook page

'World War Z': Exciting zombie movie

Jun 21, 2013 - 12:14 PM

In this adaptation of the best selling novel the events move fast and the zombies faster

NOT TO MISS. Brad Pitt is Gerry Lane in the zombie flick 'World War Z.' Image from the movie's Facebook page

Exploring identity in CineFilipino

Jun 16, 2013 - 2:31 PM

CineFilipino promises stories worth watching and movies worth celebrating

WORTH WATCHING, WORTH CELEBRATING. CineFilipino captures the Filipino identity on film. Screen grab from

‘Man of Steel’: Superman movie on steroids

Jun 12, 2013 - 4:56 PM

The new superhero blockbuster is big on action noise and CGI but small on resonance

GIRL FIGHT. Amy Adams and Antje Traue (seen here with Cavill) are souped-up successors to ‘Superman II’s’ Margot Kidder and Sarah Douglas. All photos from Warner Bros. Pictures

The trick, or treat, that is ‘Side Effects’

Jun 11, 2013 - 2:34 PM

Director Steven Soderbergh’s supposed big screen swan song implies that things are not always what they seem

GOOD GIRLS GONE... Catherine Zeta-Jones (right) and Rooney Mara play shadowy figures in 'Side Effects.' All photos from the ‘Side Effects Movie’ Facebook page

The story of Sining Bodega

Aug 10, 2012 - 4:55 PM

Hurrah for the writers groups that abound For aspiring fiction writers here s Sining Bodega

FOUR OF SINING BODEGA's original members: (From left) Dr. Joachim Antonio, Jonathan Guillermo, Bok Gil and Norman Tan. Photo by KC Calpo

They emerged victorious

Jul 30, 2012 - 8:16 AM

Here are the winners of Cinemalaya 2012

Image from the Cinemalaya Facebook page

Pinoys mourn artist Anita Magsaysay-Ho

May 05, 2012 - 10:12 PM

Called the doyenne of Philippine modernism Anita Magsaysay Ho would have turned 98 this month

FILIPINA MODERNIST. Tributes pour for Anita Magsaysay Ho (center), who died Saturday. Photo courtesy of Ambeth Ocampo