Acclaimed singer-songwriter Barclay Martin is coming to the Filipino Community Center (FilCom) on Saturday, May 18 at 2:00pm to share a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the making of “Rise and Dream,” an award-winning documentary film shot in the Philippines and produced by the Christian Foundation for Children and Aging.
This city’s annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration will be held on Sunday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. It’s a huge block party featuring food booths, arts and crafts, community and health information, dances and live entertainment.
By Mila de Guzman
Dance artist and performing arts school founder Malu Rivera-Peoples won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on Monday, May 6 at the brand-new Jazz Center in San Francisco.
The Filipino-American community will hold its 27th “Pista Sa Nayon” Philippine Independence Day festival at the Vallejo Waterfront on Saturday, June 1, 2013, featuring a parade sponsored by the Seafood City Supermarket chain.
Filipino-American students will celebrate Filipino heritage and the Fil-Am experience by staging Skyline College Kababayan Program’s 8th annual Pilipino Cultural Night.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
Vice President Jejomar Binay had no choice but skip several United Nationalist Alliance campaign sorties this week for representing President Benigno Aquino III in the April 8 opening of the “Philippines: Archipel des Exchanges (or Archipelago of Exchanges),” the country’s first-ever grand culture exhibit in Paris, the world’s cultural capital.
A Filipino American musical organization based in this city has continued to promote a diverse, local musical culture while helping improve the lives of many young people.
By Eunice Barbara C. Novio
Love is the universal language. Filipinos in various parts of the world prove this again and again when they fall in love with foreigners despite language and cultural barriers.
By Martin Parry
Doomsayers hunkered down to await the coming apocalypse on Friday, but most took a lighthearted view of a Mayan “prophecy” of the world’s destruction, laying on stunts and parties to while away the end.
By Fat Reyes
Top Russian artists will hold an art exhibition at the Senate of the Philippines and the House of Representatives in August to showcase their “painting impressions of Philippine culture.”
By Andrea Chloe Wong
What is it that Filipinos can boast about the Philippines? Quite hard to figure especially when the country struggles with an image problem: excessive corruption, extreme poverty, and source of cheap manual labor. These are some of the general impressions of the world about the Philippines that, while unpleasant, are undeniably true.
By Frances Mangosing
What “aswang’’? There’s no such a thing. Tourism in Capiz has been reeling from its image as one of the provinces in Western Visayas where the mythical vampire-like creature is said to have existed since ages.