Adarna calls for freelance storytellers

If you have a lot of free time, a passion for telling stories, and a penchant for the company of kids, start gearing up for your audition! We need you! Our storytellers make our stories come alive through their craft. We are eager to add to our pool, and we are looking for people who […]


Project Pasinaya at Lorena Barros Hall slated

Student Alliance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights in UP (STAND UP), Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Office for the Initiatives in Culture and the Arts, together with UP Writers Club and UP Anthropology Society invite you all to Project Pasinaya: The Lorena Barros Hall Inauguration and Cultural Night. Food and drinks […]


Sigaw ng Bayan casting call for UPLB

Originally titled Katipunan (Mga Anak ng Bayan),Sigaw ng Bayan recounts the founding of Katipunan and the 1896 Revolution. This part of the history saw life and blood resistance of the revolutionaries led by the Supremo, Andres Bonifacio. Written by Bonifacio P. Ilagan, Sigaw ng Bayan was first staged in 1977 at the University of the […]


Papaano Babasahin ang Panulaang Filipino Ngayon? ni Louie Jon A. Sanchez

In our continuing Exclusive Content Series, Ateneo professor and award-winning poet Louie Jon A. Sanchez writes about the state of Filipino poetry today. –Webmaster’s note Nais kong simulan ang pagninilay na ito sa ganitong tanong: paano nga ba?  Pagninilay ang metodo ko, isang pamamaraan na hinuhubdan ng pagpapanggap; at bakit?  Sapagkat mambabasa lamang naman din ako—isa sa […]


Tagum City Food Bank starts book drive for Mindanao kids

Please send books for the malnourished children of Mindanao. Tagum City Food Bank is a Mindanao-based organization dedicated to feeding the region’s malnourished children, starting with the most severe cases. The project, which began in 2010, aims to: • give malnourished kids a hot meal of rice and vegetables every week; • provide rice for their family […]


Poetry from a Lost Generation compilation to be launched

The public is cordially invited to the launch of the book COMPANIONABLE VOICES Five Filipino Poets POETRY FROM A LOST GENERATION at 6 PM, Thursday, October 24, 2013 33rd Floor Lounge, Malayan Plaza Hotel ADB Ave. cor. Opal Rd., Ortigas Center, Pasig City.  Five Filipino Poets, the book, features the works of Juan Jose Jolico Cuadra, Cesar Ruiz […]


Japan Foundation presents Miyazawa play at the CCP

The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) in celebration of the 40th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation brings you “The Restaurant of Many Orders” by the Koike Hiroshi Bridge Project.  The theatrical production is based on the same titled novel of Kenji Miyazawa, Japanese poet and one of the greatest authors of children’s literature. “The Restaurant […]


KUTING lecture on Picture Book Writing at the UP Diliman

Where do the pictures stop and where do the words begin? There is a difference between picture books and story books? Want to learn how to write picture books? Attend the lecture of popular children’s author and illustrator May Tobias-Papa on Saturday, September 21. It will be held at the UP Diliman College of Arts and Letters […]


Landmark book by Vicente Rafael celebrates 25th anniversary

What does the phrase “contracting colonialism” mean? Is colonialism being likened to glass, which contracts as it cools? Could it be that colonialism is similar to a service that can be contracted out? Or perhaps colonialism is like a disease, which unsuspecting victims contract? The quick answer is that “Contracting Colonialism” is a book by Vicente […]


Tanghalang Pilipino presents The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice was written by William Shakespeare between 1596 and 1598. Though it has been classified as a comedy in his compilation of plays known as the “First Folio”, sharing certain aspects with other romantic comedies, The Merchant of Venice is popularly known for its dramatic scenes and speeches such as “Hath not […]