CULTURE

Intramuros is open to visitors again. Here’s everything to keep in mind

If you’re planning to visit, make sure you’ve registered on the StaySafe PH app beforehand

Peek inside the soon-to-reopen Metropolitan Theater through this 360° virtual tour

No need to wait until its April opening to see how the historic Art Deco structure has been renovated; you can see the Met’s restored theater and lobby through this website

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Flowers, chocolates and a beheading? The bloody story behind Valentine’s Day

The origin story of the day of hearts isn’t as romantic as we might think

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Not in a rom-com mood? These movies celebrate other kinds of love

Romance isn’t the be-all end-all of love—and these movies are proof of that

Observe Ash Wednesday at home with these blessed ashes packets from this church

A packet of blessed ashes is enough for a family of five to sprinkle on their heads instead of attending Ash Wednesday Mass

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Mindanao is more than what we see in the news, and this travelogue proves it

“Biyaheng Pinoy: A Mindanao Travelogue” is a collection of essays on the people, culture and food that make up the region—sans the newsbites

Food origins: Why salted egg is red while bagoong and buro are pink

Other than making them visually appealing and appetizing, the colorants in traditional Filipino food serve a more scientific and practical purpose

Yabing Masalon Dulo, master weaver and Manlilikha ng Bayan, passes away

The centenarian was one of two master designers of the B’laan tribe’s mabal tabih art

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The Philippines is finally going to see Eva Noblezada and Lea Salonga’s “Yellow Rose”

The film’s cast and director also share their thoughts on the movie being a Filipino and the immigrant experience, before its Jan. 29 release

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It’s official: Art in the Park is happening online next month

We’re looking forward to seeing over 60 exhibitors at this year’s digital edition of the art fair from Feb. 21 to 28