CULTURE

Dust off your ternos and top hats for this costumed tour around Intramuros

Instead of walking around, this tour will take you through the Walled City via tranvia—much like our fashionable ancestors before us

Filipino languages, dialects, and a sense of identity

Languages and dialects are sometimes confused with one another—especially in a country as diverse as ours

Did you know that LRT-1 was designed to have bookstores, galleries, and cafes underneath it?

Its architect, the late National Artist for Architecture and Allied Arts Arch. Francisco “Bobby” Mañosa, pushed for public spaces and “pedestrianization” under its railways

Mark your calendars, ArteFino is back IRL for a five-week run

Pack your reusable shopping bags because one of Manila’s premier lifestyle shopping fairs is finally (physically) back

What to see at and where to watch the 2022 Cinemalaya film fest

The independent film festival is back and in person, too, from Aug. 5 to Oct. 31

What to do in Intramuros: Ride a bike or go museum hopping—drinking optional

Other than history, Intramuros has plenty to offer: traditional Filipino arts, alternative mobility, and even a shot from the oldest distillery in the country

MaArte at the Pen is back with a physical fair this August

There will be a total of 94 local designers and artisan brands participating at this year’s fair

You can play sipa and tumbang preso with this student-made 2D game

“One Last Game” by Ateneo de Naga University’s Paulo Arnante follows a protagonist who plays one last game with his friends and neighbors before moving to the city

Makati’s Silverlens Gallery has a new space—in New York City

Silverlens Gallery’s latest address is a step forward for diversity and representation in the art community—especially for Southeast Asian and Asian Diasporic voices

Are there ghosts in Intramuros? Find out for yourself at this night walking tour

Intramuros After Dark: Night Walking Tours is back! See the walled city in a new light—or in darkness—while taking a stroll around its structures