New book on ‘secret’ of Panay Bukidnon dance out

A mysterious element animating a traditional dance of the indigenous Panay Bukidnon is the subject of a new book from a leading music ethnomusicologist and Panay Bukidnon culture advocate. Maria Christine Muyco’s Sibod: Ideology and Expressivity in Binanog Dance, Music, and Folkways of the Panay Bukidnon explores the music and choreography of the group’s famous […]

The Thousand Exuberant Troubles: A brief guide to independent publishing for college students who might want to publish books by Marc Gaba

When considering putting up a small press, knowing why you want to is the first order of business. It is easy to romanticize the making of books (and it is certainly a great pleasure to work out of passion) but a small press is part art and part business, and both parts require pretty serious […]