Ballet Philippines presents ‘The Nutcracker’ in full Pinoy splendor

DENISE PARUNGAO as SUGAR PLUM FAIRY - Photo by Chris Yuhico.jpgThis month, Ballet Philippines, the country’s preeminent classical and contemporary dance company, takes on the timeless Christmas ballet The Nutcracker and sets it apart by adding its own unique Filipino flavor. The show runs from December 1 to 3 and from 8 to 10 at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Fridays – 8 p.m., Saturdays – 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sundays – 2 p.m.). SEYMOUR…

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FEU team tops PMC online video contest

FEU FILMSOCA group of communication students from Far Eastern University (FEU) – Manila recently won the grand prize in the Pinoy Media Congress (PMC) online video competition organized by the ABS-CBN Corporation and the Philippine Association of Communication Educators Foundation, Inc. (PACE). SEYMOUR…

Ricky Lee receives IFFM Lifetime Achievement Award in New York

iffm-ricky-leeVeteran screenwriter Ricky Lee was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Scriptwriting by the International Film Festival Manhattan (IFFM) in New York. SEYMOUR…