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Pacio out to prove caliber in ONE title defense

Jan 24, 2020 - 8:50 PM

Filipino Joshua Pacio looks to retain his ONE Championship strawweight belt against Brazilian Alex Silva

TITLE DEFENSE. Joshua Pacio is determined not to let go of his ONE Championship belt. Photo from ONE Championship


WATCH: Volunteers serve hot meals to Taal Volcano evacuees

Jan 24, 2020 - 2:32 PM

Adding a human touch to food relief – a warm, freshly cooked meal instead of sardines in a can – goes a long way to uplift evacuees' spirits, volunteers say

HOT MEALS. Volunteers cook and serve comfort food to Taal Volcano evacuees in Batangas. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

Inside the Industry: Making comic books your business with Komiket's Paolo Herras

Jan 24, 2020 - 2:25 PM

We dive into the world of local comic books, conventions, and its future in TV and movie adaptations

Get a VIP experience at ONE: Fire and Fury

Jan 23, 2020 - 8:04 PM

Win a Boodle Feast VIP Ticket Package for the ONE Championship showdown on January 31 at the Mall of Asia Arena

U.P. Diliman Arts and Culture Festival 2020 commemorates 50th year of First Quarter Storm

Jan 23, 2020 - 2:53 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The festival serves to raise awareness on the significance of this pivotal chapter during the turbulent Marcos regime especially on issues concerning human rights

Score free tickets to ONE: Fire and Fury

Jan 22, 2020 - 8:12 PM

Get a chance to win tickets to the blockbuster ONE Championship showdown on January 31 at the Mall of Asia Arena

McGregor demolishes Cerrone in 40-second return to UFC octagon

Jan 19, 2020 - 3:03 PM

'Etch my name in the history books one more time,' says Conor McGregor after pummeling Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds

STILL NOTORIOUS. Conor McGregor throws a right against Donald Cerrone in the first round of their welterweight bout in UFC246. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback

Jan 18, 2020 - 1:17 PM

Conor McGregor will fight in the UFC for the first time in more than a year after losing the lightweight title to Khabib Nurmagomedov

REDEMPTION. Conor McGregor admits to making mistakes in the last couple of years. File photo by John Gurzinski/AFP


Italy street art batters faces of famous women

Jan 17, 2020 - 2:59 PM

Italian artist AleXsandro Palombo says he wants 'to illustrate the drama that affects millions of women throughout the world... with the aim of denouncing, raising awareness and obtaining a real response'

POP ART. A woman watches 'Just because I am a Woman', a new series of works by Italian pop artist and activist aleXsandro Palombo, depicting some of the women protagonists of world politics as victims of gender violence. Photo by Miguel Medina/AFP

[OPINYON] Ahhhrt, ‘tohl!

Dec 24, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Community engagement ang nasa sentro ng bawat pagtatanghal sa Project Space Pilipinas sa Lucban, Quezon. Ang mga artist ay magsasaka, tambay, dati at kasalukuyang OFW sa Italy, estudyante.

Marcos family's entire art collection 'unlawfully acquired' – Sandiganbayan

Dec 19, 2019 - 10:45 PM

The collection is ordered forfeited in favor of the Philippine government

ART FORFEITED. The Sandiganbayan declared the Marcos family's art collection as "unlawfully acquired."

Playful back-to-back exhibits by Space Encounters Gallery lets you relive your childhood

Nov 26, 2019 - 1:26 PM

Four local contemporary artists contemplate childhood through their art

ODE TO CHILDHOOD. Space Encounters Gallery's back-to-back exhibits celebrate and explore the idea of childhood. Photo courtesy of Space Encounters Gallery

‘The Art of Ligaw’ review: Surprisingly delightful

Nov 17, 2019 - 3:00 PM

'The Art of Ligaw' is a satisfying romance

Miado scores impressive KO victory, stuns Chinese foe

Nov 17, 2019 - 11:16 AM

Filipino fighter Jeremy Miado unleashes a lethal flying knee that brings Chinese Miao Li Tao to dreamland

KILLER BLOW. Jeremy Miado (right) delivers the lone win for the Philippines after knocking out Miao Li Tao. Photo release

How art could help solve social and political conflicts

Nov 10, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Art could inspire that sense of awe that moves us to step into the world – the real world with a more robust inner life

Drama, personal grudge mark ONE’s second all-Filipino world title bout

Nov 07, 2019 - 9:15 PM

Team Lakay’s Joshua Pacio puts his strawweight belt on the line against compatriot Rene Catalan in the main event of ONE: Masters of Fate

'Panit Bukog' art exhibit returns to Cagayan de Oro

Nov 07, 2019 - 8:48 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The art exhibit features local artists showing works on essential and unique Mindanaoan realities on peace and environment preservation

Kalendaryo 20/20 is not your typical yearender exhibit

Nov 06, 2019 - 7:17 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Artist and University of the Philippines Fine Arts professor Marco Ruben Malto II reconstructs the Filipino calendar to represent how the unfortunate events of our past are recurring today and rapidly shaping our future

Rage Against the Machine is reuniting in 2020

Nov 02, 2019 - 1:25 PM

The band is reportedly headlining the 2020 Coachella festival

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE. Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk, Zack De La Rocha and Tom Morello perform at the Coachella Music Festival in 2007. The band is reportedly headlining the same festival in 2020. Photo by Trixie Textor/Getty Images North America/AFP

What to bring to the 2019 National Arts & Crafts Fair

Oct 26, 2019 - 4:48 PM

At this artisanal show of local products, expect custom-made earring designs, forest honey, barako beans, and vibrant abaca bags

Photo by Mavic Conde/Rappler

Conor McGregor announces return to fighting

Oct 25, 2019 - 12:57 AM

Seven months after announcing his retirement, MMA star Conor McGregor says he'll see action again in January

COMEBACK. Conor McGregor heads back to the octagon.Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Adulting 101: 7 books to start your self-help journey

Oct 14, 2019 - 3:00 PM

On your way to self-improvement? Help yourself with some self-help!

[PODCAST] Laffler Talk: In a room full of art

Oct 11, 2019 - 8:26 PM

Where do Vincent’s fans go? Now I think I know.

The 'Van Gogh Alive’ exhibit is coming to Manila

Oct 01, 2019 - 5:37 PM

(UPDATED) Experience Vincent Van Gogh's art like never before at the global 'Van Gogh Alive' multi-sensory art exhibit, which will run from October to December 2019

Belingon wants KO win vs Fernandes in ONE title fight

Sep 23, 2019 - 7:45 PM

Kevin Belingon will meet rival Bibiano Fernandes for the fourth time as he tries to reclaim lost glory

FOR THE THRONE. Kevin Belingon says he knows what to expect against Bibiano Fernandes. Photo from ONE Championship


Artist Janica Uy leads Start 101 gallery's 'Affliction' exhibit

Aug 27, 2019 - 10:00 AM

The exhibit opens August 27

McGregor sorry for 'unacceptable' pub attack

Aug 23, 2019 - 9:20 AM

'I was in the wrong,' admits MMA star Conor McGregor, who punched a man in an unprovoked attack in a Dublin bar

SORRY. The ever controversial Conor McGregor says he’s ready to accept any punishment. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Dapitan ballet family’s students win gold, silver in Singapore competition

Aug 20, 2019 - 4:00 PM

3 students of the Jete Performing Arts Studio bring home medals from the recent Asia-Pacific Arts Festival in Singapore

Paint relief: Singaporeans make messy art to de-stress

Aug 10, 2019 - 8:53 PM

There are no rules and no time limit – people can keep going until they run out of paint, and let themselves loose on the walls when their canvas is full

DE-STRESSING. This picture taken on August 1, 2019 shows Ashtalaxmi Dinakaran holding onto a canvas as her son Yugan Navin Jeyaratnam, 4, creates a watercolor and acrylic painting at Splat Paint House in Singapore. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Young PH dancers bag awards at HK ballet competition

Aug 09, 2019 - 9:08 PM

PRESS RELEASE: With so many talented youths competing together, the Philippine team is a force to be reckoned with

Writers urge NCCA to probe alleged sexual assault at Iligan workshop

Aug 07, 2019 - 5:53 PM

Over 300 writers sign an open letter calling on the National Commission on Culture and the Arts to conduct a 'thorough and independent' probe considering it had funded the workshop

Meet the 7 Filipinos invited to the U.S. film academy

Jul 24, 2019 - 11:37 AM

The 7 are among those invited to be part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as its new members

When we have to ask what value art gives, we should all die a little

Jul 21, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Whether you are creating the art or beholding it, art changes you – by rejoicing, awakening, rethinking, or healing

Taiwanese 'graffiti village' eases elderly loneliness

Jul 20, 2019 - 1:54 PM

55-year-old graffiti artist Wu Tsun-hsien transforms elderly's homes into a canvas of color to attract the Instagram generation back

Call for proposals: CCP 2020 exhibition venue grant

Jul 18, 2019 - 10:01 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Artists, curators, art organizations, and institutions are welcome to submit proposals for various venues at the CCP Main Theater Building

WATCH: Julia Saubier on martial arts and pageantry

Jul 12, 2019 - 2:33 PM

The Binibining Pilipinas 2019 candidate from Daraga, Albay shares how she got involved in the art of kung fu, kali, and pageantry

Ditsi Carolino, Baby Ruth Villarama invited to be part of U.S. Academy

Jul 02, 2019 - 12:02 PM

The two filmmakers and documentarists are among those invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be part of the organization

Original 'Star Wars' creators lift lid on special effects challenges

Jun 30, 2019 - 11:35 AM

The team behind the franchise shares how they made the special effects possible in the films, despite the challenges

Mikhail Red signed by US management and production company

Jun 25, 2019 - 4:23 PM

The Filipino director is signed under 3 Arts Entertainment, a US talent management company

Groups urge Filipinos to defend Philippine territory after boat sinking

Jun 23, 2019 - 9:55 PM

Protesters stress the importance of standing in solidarity with the Filipino fishermen, even as the Duterte administration echoes China in downplaying the sinking of the boat as a 'maritime incident'

DEFEND PHILIPPINES. Various groups wave Philippine flags along Manila Bay as they show their strong solidarity for the Philippines and their resistance against China during a protest on Saturday, June 22. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Finding Gabriela Silang in Abra

Jun 22, 2019 - 9:30 AM

I was drawn to Abra's rolling hills and majestic waterfalls. But with the weather not cooperating, I found myself in a historical place instead.

REFUGE. In this house, Gabriela Silang hid from the Spanish forces after her husband Diego was assassinated. Photo by Maverick Asio

Folayang to face former UFC champion Alvarez in ONE

Jun 10, 2019 - 6:17 PM

Fighting for the first time since losing the ONE lightweight title, Eduard Folayang will begin his trek back to glory against Eddie Alvarez

REDEMPTION. Eduard Folayang looks to redeem himself against one of the deadliest lightweights today. File photo by Dux Carvajal


The announcements and trailers at EA Play ahead of E3 2019

Jun 09, 2019 - 2:18 AM

(UPDATED) We get our first glimpse of 'Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order' gameplay, a new 'Apex Legends' season, new 'Battlefield V' details, and a lot more

EA PLAY 2019. Electronic Arts comes out swinging ahead of E3. Screenshot from livestream

Cebu graduate surprises classmates, adviser with hand-drawn portraits

Jun 04, 2019 - 2:05 PM

A young artist celebrates his bond with his senior high school class in a unique and personal way

LOOK: Two Pinoy artists win James Gunn’s global 'Brightburn' fan art contest

May 24, 2019 - 3:22 PM

Out of 600 entries, winners Jaye Atienza from Pampanga and Dennis Radaza from Rizal were hand-picked by 'Guardians of the Galaxy' producer James Gunn himself

KWF offers free seminar on language, poetry to SPA schools in Metro Manila

May 21, 2019 - 8:42 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The seminar aims to give additional skills to teachers and students of SPA on the proper use of Filipino, and the conventions of writing poetry

How women artists from Sagada are changing the face of pottery

May 18, 2019 - 1:35 PM

These female artisans are partnering in an exhibit called 'Sagada Earthbenders' from May 26 to June 16 at the Sierra Madre Pottery Studio gallery in Mandaluyong

SAGADA POTTER. Siegred Bangyay uses a pottery wheel to work on her craft. Photo from Sierra Madre Pottery Studio

EA wants to bring 'Apex Legends' to mobile devices and China

May 08, 2019 - 6:26 PM

Electronic Arts says 'Apex Legends' is 'easily the fastest-growing franchise we’ve ever had, and we hope to build a live service that entertains players for years to come'

APEX LEGENDS. The Battle Royale title may head to China and to phones! Image from Apex Legends website

Treatment prevents sexual HIV transmission among gay men – study

May 03, 2019 - 12:12 PM

Doctors doing the Europe-wide study do not find a single case of in-couple HIV transmission within the 8 years of the research, raising hopes that widespread antiretroviral programs could eventually end new infections