This upcoming book features the lesser known creatures of PH mythology

“Mythica Obscura” is a compendium of creatures and gods in Philippine mythology who would otherwise be left in the shadows

greenbelt 1 when it was first opened as greenbelt square designed by leandro v. locsin
Greenbelt 1 is not the first Locsin building demolished in Makati and it will not be the last

Before he was a National Artist for Architecture, Locsin’s prolific body of work began with a few buildings along and around Ayala Avenue—where most of it also met their fall

‘Miss Saigon’ makes a spectacular return to Manila

More than two decades since it was staged in Manila, “Miss Saigon” returns with more Filipinos in its cast, a testament to the heritage of talent it has fostered over the years

Linda Ty-Casper black and white photo by Bill Edmunds with a 2024 edition of the book “The Three-Cornered Sun” from local press Exploding Galaxies
Linda Ty-Casper is a trail-blazing fictionist you should read if you want to unlearn textbook history

Exploding Galaxies’ Mara Coson on the new edition of the author’s 1979 book “The Three-Cornered Sun” and why it’s still relevant nearly half a century after its publication

lj almendras holding two sweet rice cake with coconut caramel and chamoy
How a Filipino chef pulled off an artsy dinner with binakol, pandesal, and kakanin in NYC

Lj Almendras’ six-course menu for Nicole Coson’s exhibit opening at Silverlens New York is an extension of the show’s literal and metaphorical theme of vessels and a response to America’s past attempts to erase our culinary identity

celine murillo tiktok philipine native trees
Even environmentalist and TikToker Celine Murillo is sometimes sad in the company of trees

“This work is both rewarding and heartbreaking [but] acknowledging and sitting with our emotions, even the unpleasant ones, is a form of resistance,” says the viral creator mainstreaming Philippine native trees

ateneo de manila university press bookshop
Get National Book Awards-winning titles at 30% off at Ateneo Press’ new bookshop

You can also buy their older releases for as low as P100 during their Grand Opening Sale until Mar. 1

Wong Kar-Wai classics and Palm d’Or winners are coming to the big screen

In an effort to make internationally acclaimed films more accessible to the public, the FDCP is bringing back these classics to the big screen

Magazine shop Spruce Gallery is all about rekindling Manila’s love for print

Business partners Ric Gindap and Bonnapart Galeng are done with exorbitant local retail prices and extortionate customs fees—but just not yet with print—so they put up their own magazine shop that operates at minimal margins

At this design studio, capiz goes out the window and becomes covetable art-like pieces 

Senseware is rethinking a Filipino material that has over time faded into obscurity—a lamp, a table, a chandelier, and an ornamental blob at a time