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Pinoy comics artist nominated for 2011 Eisner Award

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By Carmela G. Lapena – For many, the best comics may conjure images of dark, brooding superheroes and warriors. Who would have thought, however, that the story of a chicken living like a human would create enough acclaim to be considered among this year’s best?

CCP: Malacañang bypassed rules of the selection process for National Artists

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(From left to right) Nestor O. Jardin, Salvador Bernal (National Artist for theater design, Emily Abrera (CCP Chair), F. Sionil Jose (National Artist for literature), and Bienvenido Lumbera (National Artist for literature) question the decision of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to add four new National Artist awardees without consulting the Read more »

Alcuaz: The Last Filipino Master

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Pinoys top Asian photo contest

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MANILA, Philippines – The wind turbines in Bangui, Ilocos Norte dwarf a wood gatherer in this photograph by Ramon Castillo that won first prize in an Asian photography contest on the theme “Coping with Climate Change: Finding Solutions” sponsored by Los Baños-based Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization-Regional Center Read more »

Pinoy writer whets appetite of literary fans in London

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By Edward Lao – Two charities collaborated to introduce to literary enthusiasts a young Filipino writer whose debut novel bagged prestigious awards in the Philippines.

Pinoy opera singer makes Filipinos in Germany proud

First tenor Ernesto Binondo is making Filipinos in Germany proud. Binondo is a regular performer in one of Germany’s most renowned opera houses, Aalto Theatre. He is a permanent singer of the Opera Chorus for ten years now.

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