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Christian San Jose

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Ayala Museum
You can visit Ayala Museum for free on May 27. But there’s a catch

The museum will open its doors for free for the first 500 registrants in celebration of International Museum Day. If you don’t make it, they’ll also be having virtual tours until June 27

Can we still save Cojuangco Building’s status as an important cultural property?

ICYMI: PLDT, the owner of the 15-story building in Makati, petitioned NCCA to remove Cojuangco Building as an important cultural property. We have until June 7 to oppose this—believe it or not—via email

leeroy new bamboo spheres art installation ateneo de manila university
You can harvest produce from this art installation in Ateneo this International Museum Day

The Ateneo Art Gallery will open artist Leeroy New’s “Mebuyan’s Colony” to the public to harvest vegetables that have grown on it

a clump of plastic bottles
Plastic waste can break down in days thanks to these newly engineered enzymes

Enzymes that break down plastic swiftly are not new, but they often require high temperatures. This new one can do it across a range of temperature and pH conditions, making it usable in many settings

For Filipinos, disowning your parents is unthinkable. But politics is changing that

Our reverence for elders has kept younger generations mum about issues they stand with. What does it mean that political scions are now speaking up against their parents?

woman and man filling out forms in a government office
‘I have flu-like symptoms. Can I still vote on May 9?’ and other COVID-19 and election questions

ICYMI: Comelec says COVID-19 patients in isolation facilities and those who are under quarantine won’t be allowed to vote. But what about voters who are exhibiting symptoms but have not yet been confirmed to have COVID?

Buy fresh produce from 13 regions at this mobile farmers’ market in Pasay

The Kadiwa on Wheels farmers’ produce market will feature fresh produce, fruits in season, seedlings, spices, and ornamentals from April 29 to May 1 at the SM Mall of Asia concert grounds

plastic sachets from the ocean photographed by mandy barker
A photographer’s ocean plastic project captures PH’s sachets of recent past

Mandy Barker teamed up with La Union-based art residency Emerging Islands to unearth the plastics plaguing our shores and the problems that come with it

artificial anthuriums
Fresh flowers are beautiful but energy-intensive. Why not switch to these artificial anthuriums?

Reevein Studio’s artificial anthuriums are made from recycled scraps, branches, cotton threads, tapioca flour, and recycled plastic bottles

ensaymada in a skillet
When in this Silang restofarm, eat ensaymada in a skillet with homemade bacon and lots of cheese

One of my favorite pieces of food writing is in defense of cheap sushi. In…