NEWS & EVENTS

17
Mar

CEBU FURNITURE BOOK LAUNCHING

Saturday, Mar 17, 2012

Jigs Arquiza (Sunstar)CHARLES Streegan and ArtPostAsia launched the coffee table book “Cebu Furniture: A History of Inspiration and Innovation” last Monday, March 12 at Gilt in Crossroads Arcade, Banilad. The book is a 300-page coffee table book celebrating the furniture industry in Cebu from the mid-1940s onwards, chronicling the change in trends and innovative use of our local raw materials. Highlights of the pieces featured in the book wer... Read more

28
Feb

JOSé MARIA ZARAGOZA: MASTER BUILDER

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015

José Maria Zaragoza (1912-1994) played a key role in the reconstruction of postwar Philippines, helping reshape the landscape of Manila ravaged by the Second World War through his striking structures that melded modernism and Philippine motifs and styles.He designed some of the most famous religious structures in the Philippines such as the Santo Domingo Church and Convent and the Pink Sisters Convent, both in Quezon City; the Union Church of Ma... Read more

18
Feb

CONTEMPORARY FILIPINO THEATER

Wednesday, Feb 18, 2015

One fine day, Nanding Josef, the articulate artistic director of Tanghalang Pilipino (TP), resident drama group of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, called up to announce that TP’s 25th anniversary was fast approaching. And would I like to write a book about the organization and its accomplishments? Hmm. Definitely I was interested. I hadn’t written a book for several years, and was tired of living in genteel penury like some aging cha... Read more

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