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Nursery-museum sa Mount Apo muling inilunsad

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Matapos ng halos 7 taon ito ay maitayo sa tuktok ng Mount Apo, ipinakilala na ng Energy […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanaoexaminer mindanaoexaminerJul 12th, 2018

Exhibit on Varsitarian at 90 opens at UST Museum Feb. 6

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) Museum of Arts and Sciences will mount an exhibit on the history of the Varsitarian, the official student paper of UST, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary. Titled "V 90th," the exhibit will formally open on Feb. 6 at 3 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by UST Museum director Fr. Isidro Abano, OP, The exhibit surveys the historic milestones and achievements of the only student paper to have an entry in the Cultural of the Center of the Philippines' Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, for having produced many of the country's top men and women of letters, artists, media trailblazers, scholars, and educators. Aside from the history surve...Keep on reading: Exhibit on Varsitarian at 90 opens at UST Museum Feb. 6.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 4th, 2018

Japanese city claiming to be birthplace of ninjas faces ninja shortage

  A small city in Japan, Iga city in Mie Prefecture, plans to boost tourism by using to the best of its abilities, its claim that it is the birthplace of ninjas. Ironically, the city faces one big problem: ninja shortage. Sakae Okamoto, mayor of Iga, is counting on the international interest surrounding the city's ninja heritage to bolster tourism, as reported by NPR's "Planet Money" podcast last Monday, July 16. While the city was known for its ninja tourism, it is currently facing competition from other Japanese cities--- Nagoya opens ninja schools where tourists, both local and foreign, can train as ninja apprentices; Tokyo is building a ninja museum similar to what Iga...Keep on reading: Japanese city claiming to be birthplace of ninjas faces ninja shortage.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News10 hr. 56 min. ago

David Bowie Is museum show being turned into VR experience

Image: AFP/Leon Neal via AFP Relaxnews The globetrotting, blockbuster exhibition 'David Bowie Is' is being reimagined as a digital experience for mobile devices and virtual reality/augmen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News15 hr. 22 min. ago

Congrats Sen. Manny Pacquiao!

MULING pinahanga ni pound for pound boxing champ Senador Manny Pacquiao ang buong mundo nang talunin nito sa pamamagitan ng ‘technical knockout’ ang Argentinian boxer na si Lucas Matthysse. Makasaysayan ang pagkapanalo kamakalawa ng ating pambansang kamao dahil dalawang ‘head of state’ ang sumaksi sa Pacquiao-Matthysse fight -- na sina….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

Oscar-winning artist Tsuji brings his hyperrealist sculptures to Tokyo

TOKYO -- Kazuhiro Tsuji, who won the Academy Award for best makeup and hairstyling for "Darkest Hour" in March, is currently displaying his prowess in his homeland of Japan --- this time as a hyperrealist sculptor. Two of his works, three-dimensional portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Andy Warhol that are both double life-size, are on show at an ongoing exhibition in Tokyo. The event, Entertainment Art Exhibition 2018, will last until Wednesday at the O Art Museum in Shinagawa Ward. After working 25 years as a special effects makeup artist in Hollywood, Tsuji shifted focus in 2012 to fine art sculpture. His works are made with resin, platinum silicone and many other materials. Th...Keep on reading: Oscar-winning artist Tsuji brings his hyperrealist sculptures to Tokyo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

Madame Tussauds in Tokyo to give free ‘Kim Jong-un style’ haircuts on July 16

Madame Tussauds wax museum in Tokyo is launching a one-day barbershop called "Peace Barber" on July 16, dedicated to giving free haircuts similar to the hairstyle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The free haircut event will not be held in the museum, however; instead Madame Tussauds will have a dedicated pop-up shop in Shibuya, as reported by Niconico News/Hachima Kiko via SoraNews24 today, July 15. Moreover, event organizers refer to the haircuts as "performances," so it is reportedly likely that the cutting of one's hair will be held for the public to see. Those who are brave enough to try the North Korean leader's hair cut may later on get a photo alongside the image of A...Keep on reading: Madame Tussauds in Tokyo to give free ‘Kim Jong-un style’ haircuts on July 16.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

Kitchie Nadal – Manila Picture

Image published by stones in my shoes on 2016-12-15 02:32:11 and used under Creative Commons license. Tagged: , aia de leon , aiabarbiekitchie , barbie almalbis , fuji x100 , fujifilm , fujifilm philippines , girl power , kitchie nadal , music museum , secrets , secrets concert , tcl x100 , tele conversion lens… link: Kitchie Nadal – Manila Picture.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2018

Cebu boy had just learned to write name when ‘drug war’ bullet came

CEBU CITY --- Bladen Skyler Abatayo had wanted to become a priest when he grew up.   But the 4-year-old boy's dreams perished when he was hit by a stray bullet inside his room around 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10.   The bullet that pierced his heart came from a gun used during a police antidrug operation near the boy's house at Sitio Bato in Barangay Ermita.   Skyler, who was enrolled in nursery at a university in this city's downtown area, had just finished his homework and was practicing to write his name when the bullet snuffed out his life.   "I had asked him to practice writing down his name. Yesterday was the first time he had written do...Keep on reading: Cebu boy had just learned to write name when ‘drug war’ bullet came.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

From Austria with love: New Alpine lair for 007 opens

In the last installment of his adventures, film-goers saw James Bond dice with death in the Austrian Alps. Now in the same location, 3,000 meters above sea level, a museum dedicated to the world of the fictional spy has opened its doors. After a vertiginous cable-car ride, visitors to the museum will be greeted by the sight of the futuristic, angular concrete structure jutting out of the sheer cliff-face, facing a panorama of dramatic peaks -- the image of a secret agent's lair. The "007 Elements" installation, which opened this week in Austria's Tyrol province, makes use of one of the standout locations of the last film in the franchise, 2015's "Spectre". Sever...Keep on reading: From Austria with love: New Alpine lair for 007 opens.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Negros Occidental updates preps as Mt Kanlaon remains on Alert Level 2

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines – The Negros Occidental provincial government on Friday, July 13, updated its contingency plans as Mount Kanlaon remained on Alert Level 2. Alert Level 2 means that the active volcano, which straddles the provinces of Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, is undergoing a moderate level of unrest. Safety officers from ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

Signature Art Prize gives voice to minorities

By Sam L. Marcelo, Associate Editor, High Life Verdant in color and languid in pace, Phan Thao Nguyen’s Tropical Siesta was named the Grand Prize winner of the Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation Signature Art Prize in a ceremony recently held at the National Museum of Singapore. The 14-minute two-channel video, steeped in the languor […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

Thai cave rescue site to become a museum

MAE SAI, Thailand: Rescuers who pulled a young Thai football team from deep inside a flooded cave were dismantling their worksite on Thursday, as plans emerged to turn the spot into a museum in tribute to the daring operation. At least one film production house was already working on a scheme to make a Hollywood [...] The post Thai cave rescue site to become a museum appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Art of Luxury Travel

For this year’s “Art of Luxury Travel,” Philippine Tatler Traveller partnered with MasterCard to mount the event co-hosted by Raffles and Fairmont Makati......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

PVL: Cool Smashers sweep way to breakthrough crown

Crowd-favorite Creamline quenched its thirst for the crown after completing a best-of-three Finals sweep over PayMaya, 25-19, 25-20, 25-11, to rule the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Reinforced Conference Wednesday at the MOA Arena. After a couple of third place finishes in the inaugural season, the Cool Smashers finally captured the elusive title with a dominating series victory over the High Flyers. Creamline's win also handed BanKo the bronze medal after the Perlas Spikers defeated the dethroned Pocari Sweat-Air Force in Game 2 of their battle for third series in four sets. BanKo evened the series 1-1 but took the podium finish by virtiue of higher qoutient. Alyssa Valdez, who won her first title after three years and since winning the defunct V-League Reinforced Conference back in 2015,  led the Cool Smashers with 19 points built on 15 kills, three aces and a kill block. Michele Gumabao and Thai import Kuttika Kaepwin added 12 markers each while American Laura Schaudt had nine. Prized playmaker and Best Setter winner Jia Morado was named Finals Most Valuable Player after tallying 29 excellent sets for the Cool Smashers. Morado averaged 8.7 excellent sets per frame in the Finals.               Creamline played with the same intensity and power it showed when the Cool Smashers took the opening game in four sets, 25-21, 22-25, 25-20, 25-19, ast Sunday and never gave PayMaya a chance to mount any significant resistance. The High Flyers already waved the white flag in the third set after getting buried by as much as 23-9.  Gumabao pushed Creamline at match point, 24-10, before PayMaya saved a point in the next play. Jerrili Malabanan then surrendered the match after sending her service long as the Cool Smashers celebrate their conquest. American Tess Rountree was the only High Flyer in double figures with 12 points while Grethcel Soltones was limited to only six.        --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Philippine Opera Company mounts concert of operetta hits on July 18 at CCP

Philippine Opera Company's Young Artists' Series (YAS) Season 2018-2019 will mount a concert of operetta hits, "T'aint Opera! (Hits from the Weird and Wonderful World of Operetta!)," on July 18, 7 p.m., at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Little Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. The concert, which is supported by CCP and Friends of the Philippine Opera Foundation, will feature arias from "Die Fledermaus," "Merry Widow," "The Mikado," "Pirates of Penzance," "The Land of Smiles," "Yeomen of the Guard," "Christopher Columbus," "Candide" and "Kismet." Operetta is a short opera, usually on a light or humorous theme and typically having spoken dialogue. Notable composer...Keep on reading: Philippine Opera Company mounts concert of operetta hits on July 18 at CCP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

US psychology museum explores what makes people human

Akron, Ohio -- Wonder Woman's striking visage on large, bright screens just inside the new National Museum of Psychology tells visitors there's more here than dusty books and esoteric cur.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Franciscan friars museum in Jerusalem shows life in Jesus time

In this Wednesday, June 27, 2018 photo, visitors look at exhibits, entitled 'The House of Herod: Life and Power in the Age of the New Testament,' at the Terra Sancta Museum in Jerusalem......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Franciscan friars’ museum in Jerusalem shows life in Jesus’ time

Jerusalem --- Jerusalem's Franciscan friars have opened a new museum filled with artifacts related to daily life in Jesus' time. The Terra Sancta Museum's new wing, built into the ruined remains of Crusader and Mamluk buildings along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City, showcases objects discovered in excavations at biblical sites over the past century. The Custody of the Holy Land --- the Franciscan Order's organ in Israel, the Palestinian territories, Jordan, Lebanon and Cyprus --- has carried out several archaeological excavations around the region, focusing on sites with connections to the Bible. Many of the items going on display in the new exhibit, titled "The House of He...Keep on reading: Franciscan friars’ museum in Jerusalem shows life in Jesus’ time.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest

(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 5, 2017 a woman opens the door of the Alfred Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. More than 100 Swedish intellectuals have joined forces to form a new lite.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018

Tagalog news: Leptospirosis, sagot ng PhilHealth

LUNGSOD QUEZON, Hulyo 6 -- Muling nagpapaalala ang Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) sa mga miyembro nito na binabayaran ng PhilHealth ang pagpapagamot sa leptospirosis sa alinmang.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 7th, 2018