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Amierielle Anne A. Bulan

Amierielle Anne A. Bulan

Juvenile delinquents need help, not jail time

“WHERE are the youth who will generously pour out their blood to wash away so much shame, so much crime, so much abomination?” These...

Welcome changes in the Metro Manila flm fest

RISKING conflict of interest, Sen. Tito Sotto has filed a Senate resolution calling on the Metro Manila Development Authority to restore the commercialist nature...

Must-see musicals and gallery exhibits by Thomasians this January

THE ARTISTIC prowess of Thomasians is showcased in a number of art exhibitions and musicals running until February. Here is a short list: Mark Salvatus:...

Rising consciousness for cultural heritage

WITH ITS reputation as a paragon of heritage and cultural preservation, the University is unreasonably pressured in the way it preserves its national cultural...

UST Woodwind Ensemble to hold all-OPM concert on Oct. 20

Oct. 13, 2016, 10:29 a.m. - A REPERTOIRE of original Philippine music (OPM) will be performed by the UST Woodwind Ensemble in “Kay Ganda ng...

Mural by Thomasian marks 50th year of PH-NZ diplomatic relations

July 27, 2016, 9:38 p.m. - THE UNVEILING of a Thomasian artist’s mural was the highlight of the 50th anniversary celebration of Philippines-New Zealand diplomatic relations last July 13 at the...

UST’s Lucky 17: Zaragoza, Bautista named National Artists

THE PONTIFICAL University now has 17 National Artists with former Varsitarian literary editor Cirilo Bautista and the late architecture alumnus Jose Maria Zaragoza joining the roster after their conferment and elevation to the Order of National Artists (ONA) in Malacanang ceremonies by President Aquino III last April 14.

Also conferred as National Artists were Francisco Coching for the visual arts, Alice G. Reyes for dance, and Ramon Santos and Francisco Feliciano for music.

Manuel Conde (cinema), Federico Alcuaz (visual arts) and Lazaro Francisco (literature) likewise conferred the ONA posthumously.

Following the conferment rites was a performing-arts tribute to the new ONA honorees at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP).

USTv Awards tackle May 9 polls

TAKING into account the May 9 elections, the 12th edition of the USTv Students Choice Awards introduced new categories to recognize broadcast initiatives to...

CCP pays tribute to new National Artists

15 April 2016, 11:50 pm - THE CULTURAL Center of the Philippines paid tribute to the country's nine new National Artists, including Thomasians Cirilo Bautista and the late Jose Maria Zaragoza.

Following ceremonies at Malacañan Palace, audiovisual presentations and performances were held at the CCP Main Theater Friday.

The tribute included performances by the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Conservatory of Music professor Herminigildo Ranera, Ballet Philippines and the Philippine Madrigal Singers.

CCP President and Conservatory of Music Dean Raul Sunico emphasized in his opening remarks the CCP's role of preserving the legacies of the National Artists.

Artists and their ateliers featured in book

A NEW coffee-table book on Philippine art by former Varsitarian artist and photographer documents through beautiful photography and informative text the ateliers or work studios of 75 of the country’s foremost artists, what critics have described as a very helpful “archival” project to record the creative process that goes into masterpieces of the visual arts.

“Filipino Artists in their Studios” is published by the Manila Bulletin and conceptualized and photographed by visual artist-photojournalist Jose Vinluan “Pinggot” Zulueta, a BS Fine Arts in Advertising Arts graduate of the old UST College of Architecture and Fine Arts.