Theater group restages adaptation of García Márquez’s work

THE Far Eastern University Theater Guild, in partnership with the FEU President’s Committee on Culture, will once again bring to life “Ang Pinakamakisig sa Mga Nalunod sa Buong Daigdig,” one of the organization’s most successful plays, at the PCC Center Studio. The musical production, which will close the theater company’s 84th season, is based on Teresa Lorena […]

O’ Layra: Prinsesa cang Dagat

By: Harvey B. Cagalitan TO CELEBRATE Western Visayan culture, students of Communication and Media Studies 145 (Advertising Campaign) of the University of the Philippines Visayas are organizing a dance adaptation of O’ Layra: Prinsesa cang Dagat. The production was chosen as a piece to help spread recognition and popularize local Western Visayan traditions and tales. In […]

Megaworld to include museums, urban artworks in townships

PROPERTY giant Megaworld is integrating museums and urban artworks in its various township developments across the country. Just last weekend, the company opened the P110-million Iloilo Museum of Contemporary Art (ILOMOCA) inside its 72-hectare Iloilo Business Park township in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. The 3,000-square meter museum is the first contemporary art museum in the whole […]

Live in the will of God

By: Ancel Marie B. Mondia Rommel Garde, 40, of Arevalo, Iloilo City, is an artist who describes his art as his other person who is on a never-ending quest and discovery, and on a continuous wandering and experiment. He likens his art to a wing that makes him fly and sets him free and forces him […]

To Sculpt and To Inspire

By: Ancel Marie B. Mondia “Our society is wrapped with darkness influenced by wicked personalities. My works are based on my experiences and negative observations. I represent dark expressions to light up positive morals.” These are the meaningful words of Jun Orland Espinosa, 21, of La Paz, Iloilo City, a finalist in the Excellence in Visual […]

Drawing Lines

By: Martin Genodepa DRAWING is basically the manipulation of lines on a surface to create figures from life or represent concepts in abstract forms. From drawing, paintings and sculpture and prints may eventually emerge. As such, drawing is referred to as the progenitor, if not the soul, of the all visual arts. But even if no […]

Rendezvous: The meeting of two artists

By: Ancel Marie B. Mondia MJ SOLITANA, 34, and Alex Ordoyo, 33, both of Santa Barbara, Iloilo, successfully mounted a 2-person, wet-and-dry art exhibition dubbed “Rendezvous” last Dec 9, 2017, at the Wooden Living Alternative Exhibition Space in Mandurriao, Iloilo City. “Rendezvous” means the meeting of the two artists who possess a mentee and mentor relationship; […]