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Circling back: 'Smaller and Smaller Circles' can't avoid realities

Oct 01, 2017 - 4:45 PM

Whether a book, movie, or play is written this year or before this century, many issues don't change

FROM BOOK TO MOVIE. Coco Alcuaz talks to 'Smaller and Smaller Circles' director Raya Martin and producer Ria Limjap.

What's The Big Idea? 'Smaller and Smaller Circles': From book to movie

Sep 28, 2017 - 7:02 PM

Film producer Ria Limjap and director Raya Martin talk to Coco Alcuaz about the joys and challenges of adapting the novel 'Smaller and Smaller Circles' for the big screen

Sunday in the park with your dog

Sep 24, 2017 - 9:35 AM

Amid a boom in pet ownership and pampering – as well as rescuing and neutering dogs and cats – a dog trainer organizes a regular, supervised off-leash dog park

What's The Big Idea? How to make your dogs happy

Sep 21, 2017 - 6:46 PM

In this week's episode of 'What's The Big Idea?' with Coco Alcuaz, a canine behavior expert talks about what humans should do to keep dogs happy – making them man's best friend for life

The woman and gallery that spurred Philippine modern art

Sep 17, 2017 - 5:30 PM

In the aftermath of the war, Lyd Arguilla provided a home for some of the Philippines' greatest artists to create a new scene

'MID-CENTURY MODERNS'. Coco Alcuaz talks to Leon Gallery owner Jaime Ponce de Leon and exhibit co-curator Lisa Nakpil.

What's The Big Idea? Mid-century modern art and the Philippine Art Gallery

Sep 14, 2017 - 8:55 PM

Coco Alcuaz talks to art curators about how the Philippine Art Gallery was instrumental in the post-war modern art movement

What's The Big Idea? Areté: Ateneo puts finishing touches on new art and innovation hub

Sep 07, 2017 - 7:07 PM

Ateneo president Fr Jett Villarin and Areté director Yael Buencamino talk to Coco Alcuaz about their vision, the educational revolution they hope to master, and the cultural boom they plan to spark

What's The Big Idea? Katipunan: Struggles of a Philippine craft beer pioneer

Aug 31, 2017 - 6:56 PM

Two of the founders of Katipunan Craft Ales talk about challenges, sales, and survival tactics in the face of increasing competition in the craft beer industry

What's The Big Idea? AIM bids for big data leadership

Aug 24, 2017 - 8:49 PM

Coco Alcuaz speaks with AIM President and Dean Jikyeong Kang and her first recruit, Erika Legara about the school's bid for leadership in data science

What's The Big Idea? Carmen's Best Ice Cream: From throwaway product to passion project

Aug 17, 2017 - 9:02 PM

Carmen's Best Ice Cream all began because Paco Magsaysay's family-owned dairy farm was producing more milk than it could sell

What's The Big Idea? Virtual reality history at the Ayala Museum

Aug 10, 2017 - 9:52 PM

How did the big idea of Jose Rizal's execution in virtual reality evolve? How is technology changing the way curators present art and culture?

What's The Big Idea? Metropolitan Theater: Reviving an Architectural Icon

Aug 03, 2017 - 7:33 PM

The National Commission of Culture and the Arts has finally bought the Metropolitan Theater and is in the first phase of resurrecting it

What's The Big Idea? Weather Philippines: Private sector fills information gap

Jul 27, 2017 - 6:33 PM

Weather Philippines Foundation has more than 800 automated weather stations around the country, generating localized data to help with disaster preparedness

What's the Big Idea? Rey Ileto: History and Duterte through un-Americanized eyes

Jul 20, 2017 - 10:15 PM

Historian Rey Ileto says the 'boss mayor' embodied by President Rodrigo Duterte is an unintended legacy of the resistance against American occupation

Rey Ileto

What's The Big Idea? Arsenio Lacson: The mayor who would be president

Jul 13, 2017 - 9:22 PM

Athletic and abrasive, Arsenio Lacson cut a towering figure in Manila as the 'tough-talking man with a big heart'

What's The Big Idea? Scientist writes children's books for girls

Jul 06, 2017 - 6:58 PM

Coco Alcuaz finds out the big idea behind Professor Didith Rodrigo's children's books written for young girls

What's The Big Idea? Bo's Coffee competes with global players

Jun 29, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Coco Alcuaz talks to Bo's Coffee founder Steve Benitez about homegrown brew and becoming a platform for social enterprises

What's The Big Idea? Look on the bright side: Malang 1928-2017

Jun 19, 2017 - 10:27 AM

Mauro 'Malang' Santos passed away on June 10 at the age of 89. Find out more about the life and times of the artist through the eyes of those who knew him best

What's The Big Idea?: Brother Armin Luistro musters collective impact

Jun 11, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Coco Alcuaz sits down with former education secretary Bro. Armin Luistro, who talks about his next big passion

What's The Big Idea?: Elbert Cuenca on creating restaurants

Jun 04, 2017 - 6:08 PM

Coco Alcuaz hosts 'What's The Big Idea?' – interviews to inspire thought and action