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Artists call for 'independent' probe into alleged sexual assault at Iligan workshop

Aug 12, 2019 - 10:57 PM

The artists groups also point out that the alleged incident is the 'latest of assault narratives deploring sexual misconduct within the Philippine arts and culture community in recent years'

Filipino artists tell PDEA: 'Crack down on drug lords, not songs'

May 24, 2019 - 9:33 PM

'It is not PDEA’s job to be a music critic,' says the Concerned Artists of the Philippines

SHANTI DOPE. The rapper's song 'Amatz' has come under fire with the PDEA, after the government agency said it promotes marijuana use. Screenshot from

Philippine artists' group opposes lowering of age of criminal responsibility

Jan 25, 2019 - 3:20 PM

The Concerned Artists of the Philippines says the proposal is 'barbaric, disrespectful of human dignity, ignorant of social conditions on the ground, and entirely unsupported by scientific and scholarly evidence'

CONCERNED ARTISTS OF THE PHILIPPINES. The artists group voices out against the lowering of the age of criminal responsibility. Screenshot from

Artists' group: PNP, DILG have no right to meddle in 'Ang Probinsyano'

Nov 17, 2018 - 4:47 PM

The Concerned Artists of the Philippines condemn the DILG’s threats to sue the long-running ABS-CBN teleserye

GOOD COP. In 'FPJ's Ang Probinsyano,' Coco Martin plays Cardo Dalisay, an honest cop who contends with corrupt officials and politicians. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Artists launch street gig series at UP for Yolanda aid

Nov 27, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Independent progressive musicians are looking for free venues – parks business hubs schools – where they can perform and raise funds for typhoon victims

SERENADE. Members of Aksyon and the Concerned Artists of the Philippines perform at the Faculty Center walkway in UP Diliman to raise funds for Yolanda victims. Photo by Rappler/Jodesz Gavilan

Film, theater and literature: Voices that cannot be silenced

Aug 31, 2013 - 8:50 AM

Film critic Nicanor Tiongson says Ninoy Aquino s assassination united the arts which in turn slowly forged unity among various sectors of society against a common enemy

PROTEST IN ART. Nicanor Tiongson talks about the voices of protests in film and literature during the Martial Law era. Photo by Rappler/Jee Geronimo

Pugad Baboy creator: Online is the way to go

Jun 15, 2013 - 11:23 AM

Pol Medina Jr s suspension and then resignation from the Inquirer has opened the possibilities of new media for Pugad Baboy one of PH s long running satires

Artists oppose Pugad Baboy suspension

Jun 09, 2013 - 8:23 AM

The Concerned Artists of the Philippines CAP says Medina does not deserve to be singled out for something that was partly beyond his control