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Artist to watch: Aimee Suzara launches first book, Souvenir

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Writer and poet Aimee Suzara’s first book, Souvenir (WordTech Editions 2014) was launched at a book party on March 8, in time for International Women’s Day.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

The Artist Abroad

Noli Me Tangere in Manhattan

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A scene of the party at Don Santiago's Binondo home, welcoming Ibarra back. Photo/Project Fury13

Last year, Noli Me Tangere, the opera, was staged in Chicago. I heard about it and wanted to see it but couldn’t and wished that it would be staged here as well. Fortunately like-minded New York-based Filipinos had the same idea.

Posted: October 14th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

SF Library to host international Fil-Am book festival

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In celebration of Filipino-American History Month, the San Francisco Public Library will be hosting the second, bi-annual Filipino American International Book Festival (FilBookfest II) at the Main Library on Oct. 18, 19 and 20.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Assertiveness

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“What’s this?” my dad asked one day, somewhat annoyed as he stared at the mountains and mountains of books I had heaped on my bedroom floor.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

The Artist Abroad

The Devil and Dan Brown

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Lately, there has been a lot of talk of Hell. One of Dan Brown’s fictional characters in his latest novel, Inferno, Sienna, describes Manila as being the “gates of Hell.”

Posted: June 9th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Salamin: A Filipino in America holds up a mirror

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Salamin editor Third Paran with Ruben Nepales who is featured in the magazine's first issue. PHOTO/RICK GAVINO

In his wonderful essay collection, “Pinoy in America,’ Lorenzo Paran III pondered the typical dilemma of the expatriate Filipino.

Posted: June 6th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

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Before Dan Brown’s ‘gates of hell,’ the lustful Filipino rooster

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Metro Manila Development Authority Chief Francis Tolentino is being ridiculed for writing a letter to Dan Brown, criticizing the bestselling author’s depiction of Manila in his novel, “Inferno,” as the “gates of hell.”

Posted: May 26th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

‘The Strange Case of Citizen de la Cruz’

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Bindlestiff Studio announces its newest Main Stage Production of Luis Francia’s “The Strange Case of Citizen de la Cruz”, a two-act political thriller that follows the evolution of the eponymous protagonist from mild-mannered husband with a sexual dysfunction to a risk-taking government agent whose virility is awakened by his missions.

Posted: September 9th, 2012 in Events | Read More »

Filipino American writer with a Waray soul

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Born in Leyte and raised in Manila, Oscar Penaranda remembers a happy and glorious childhood.

Posted: August 29th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

INQUIRER.net columnist wins Palanca

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INQUIRER.net columnist Benjamin Pimentel is among the winners of the 61st Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature.

Posted: September 1st, 2011 in Americas,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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