Monthly Archives: March 2016

LAV DIAZ’S REFLECTIONS ON A TROUBLED PAST

Film Notes LAV DIAZ’S REFLECTIONS ON A TROUBLED PAST by Pablo A. Tariman Lav Diaz’s latest oeuvre opens on the year Dr. Jose Rizal was shot at Bagumbayan. Historical events and characters openly interact with characters from Rizal’s novels thus … Continue reading

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ISLANDERS CHEER CLASSICAL GUITARIST

View From The Wing ISLANDERS CHEER CLASSICAL GUITARIST by Pablo A. Tariman VIRAC, CATANDUANES — Classical guitarist Aemilio Cecilio Enginco attracted more converts for classical guitar after he opened the 2016 Catanduanes Summer Music Festival Saturday night at the Marem … Continue reading

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FILIPINO TENOR DEBUTS AT FRANKFURT OPERA

View From The Wing FILIPINO TENOR DEBUTS AT FRANKFURT OPERA by Pablo A. Tariman Filipino tenor Arthur Espiritu made his auspicious debut in the new building of Frankfurt Opera Saturday night in an evening of three Puccini operas that lasted … Continue reading

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GUITAR SPECTACULAR AT UP ABELARDO HALL ON MARCH 20

View from the Wing GUITAR SPECTACULAR AT UP ABELARDO HALL ON MARCH 20 by Pablo A. Tariman The Manila Symphony Orchestra found a new home in the Promac Spotlight Center Theater in Circuit Makati February 6 where they received a … Continue reading

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CLASSICAL GUITAR DOMINATES MID-MARCH CONCERTS

View from the Wing CLASSICAL GUITAR DOMINATES MID-MARCH CONCERTS by Pablo A. Tariman It’s a week of classical guitar in PH. Japanese classical guitarist Tomonori Arai and a guitar duo is the attraction at UP Abelardo Hall in Diliman, Quezon … Continue reading

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THE UNSUNG HEROES OF TOURISM IN CATANDUANES

Island Tourism Situationer (Conclusion) THE UNSUNG HEROES OF TOURISM IN CATANDUANES by Pablo A. Tariman Before the inspiring enthusiasm of Tropang Turismo, there was also a tourism movement called “Go Catanduanes” and it’s co-founder, Ezra “Tisoy” Efondo, was the symbol … Continue reading

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LONDON UNDER SIEGE

Film Notes LONDON UNDER SIEGE by Pablo A. Tariman If you bickered a lot during the last APEC event why roads near the airports had to be closed and many flights cancelled at the last minute because of arrival of … Continue reading

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ISLAND TOURISM AND CULTURE AND THE ARTS

The State of Tourism in Catanduanes (Part II) ISLAND TOURISM AND CULTURE AND THE ARTS By Pablo A. Tariman From 1992 to 2015. islanders in Virac and Bato towns were lucky to watch concerts of classical music being performed by … Continue reading

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A LUCIO SAN PEDRO CLASSIC STUNS PGT JURY

TV Notes A LUCIO SAN PEDRO CLASSIC STUNS PGT JURY by Pablo A. Tariman In a talent search where participants outdo each other aping American singing idols, Francis Anne Virtudazo, made a big difference in the recent season of Pilipinas … Continue reading

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