2003 Top Stories in Arts+Culture

December 31, 2004 Sanghaya 0

2003 Top Stories in Arts+Culture By Mayo Uno Martin On the cover of this volume is the Loboc Children’s Choir. An intriguing choice by Sanghaya’s editors as the group hardly made a dent in the news […]

Rise and Decline of the Filipino Design

December 31, 2004 Sanghaya 0

Rise and Decline of the Filipino Design By Honrado R. Fernandez Introduction Except for the awarding of the title National Artist for Architecture to Juan Nakpil in 1973, up until April 1992 when Republic Act […]

Optimistic View of a Year in Review

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Optimistic View of a Year in Review By Jovenal D. Velasco As figures in the production and box-office statistics of mainstream Philippine cinema steadily decline, industry practitioners, sympathetic observers, and supporters increasingly get alarmed. Fewer […]

Not-so-easy Dancing

December 31, 2004 Sanghaya 0

Not-so-easy Dancing By Marge C. Enriquez Throngs of children ran to the Aliw Theater stage and started humping their torsos to the music of Bayani Agbayani’s “Otso-otso.”  This turned out to be an impromptu front […]

At the Crossroad of Identity

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At the Crossroad of Identity By Glecy C. Atienza   In a world order that transforms everything to be like everything else, it is important to identify specificities in the Filipino theater experience that are […]

Changing Context for Literary Studies

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Changing Context for Literary Studies By Bienvenido Lumbera In 1996, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) issued a memorandum that is bound to have a long-term impact on the way Filipinos will read literature. Memorandum […]

Confined and Beyond Confinement

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Confined and Beyond Confinement By Ramón P. Santos From the Metropolitan Looking Glass The musical arts in the Philippines is such a multi-dimensional phenomenon that it is difficult to assess its trends and direction simply […]

Visions and Revisions

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Visions and Revisions By Constantino C. Tejero The Art world was mourning at the start of the year 2003. Santiago Bose, a driving force in the arts of the North, had just died; and Luz […]

Heritage Sites of Conflict?

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Heritage Sites of Conflict? By Esperanza Bunag Gatbonton   The new millennium has so far been auspicious for heritage conservation in the Philippines. Conservationists toasted the adoption by the National Commission for Culture and the […]

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