THE sixth season of CCP Met Opera in HD culminates with “Norma,” Vincenzo Bellini’s two-act opera, to be screened on June 11, at 6:30 p.m., at Greenbelt 3 Cinema 3. Known for its bel canto genre, the opera tells the story about Norma, a Druid high priestess who broke her chastity vows and had two children with Pollione, a Roman proconsul. Advertisements
I was elated when the teaser for the Disney classic Aladdin was released. But when the trailer featuring Will Smith’s genie dropped, I got scared. You see when I was in grade school, my grandparents made me watch a classic film every Saturday night and there was this one film that stuck. It is called “The Thief of Bagdad” (1940), a remake of “The Thief of Bagdad” (1924). Don’t get me wrong. This is a magical film and if I’m not mistaken Disney’s Aladdin was influenced by it; however, the Djinn played by Rex Ingram gave me nightmares. Seeing a blue Will Smith, reminded me of that BUT it did not stop me from watching my ultimate favourite Disney film and animated television series.
THE Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) will hold the regional launch of the CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art (2nd edition) on May 24, 2019, 5pm, at the Iloilo Museum of Contemporary Art (ILOMOCA).
THE Cultural Center of the Philippines will host the first Asia Choral Grand Prix on July 21, 2019. The Asia Choral Grand Prix is a competition of the top prize winners of the following international choral festivals in Asia: the Andrea O. Veneracion International Choral Festival (Philippines), the Bali International Choir Festival (Indonesia), and the Singapore International Choral Festival (Singapore).
Have you seen Avengers: Endgame? How are you holding up? I had to write down my feelings, I mean appreciation. If you’re interested, it’s titled To the Biggest Cinematic Saga Ever Told. However, in this post, I will be sharing with you my thoughts on the 22nd film in The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) also known as the final entry in The Infinity Saga. Same with my Thoughts on Avengers: Infinity War, this will also be spoiler-free. 😉
Do you remember the feeling every time you open a new book from that series you so much love? What about the moment you learn it will be adapted for the big screen? Do you also remember the waiting game and the opening day?
THE Cultural Center of the Philippines presents a reworking of the Dead Whale for its 2019 Earth Day Outdoor Installation beginning April 25, 2019 at the CCP Front Lawn, aimed at urging more people to talk about what can be done regarding plastic pollution.
“BAKA NAMAN HINDI”, the Filipino adaptation of Georges Feydeau’s play “La Puce L’Oreille” (“A Flea in Her Ear”) returns onstage at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater) from April 25 to 28, 2019 (3pm and 8pm).
Ah, Marvel Studios’ latest film in The Infinity Saga! Some say it’s underwhelming and I see their point. But you also have to see the Marvel Cinematic Universe as a whole. Based on Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), most of the mightiest superheroes have fallen. This means that the last solo superhero film before we reach the end game will have a different approach.
THE Cultural Center of the Philippines celebrated the 15th anniversary of Pasinaya themed as “Karapatan, Kalayaan at Kultura” last February 1-3, 2019.
COINCIDING with the 50th Anniversary of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), the CCP Outreach Program kicks off its Ruby Year this 2019 with a performance series at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (Little Theater) featuring four regional collaborative productions.
WHETHER you are quite new in the arts, a casual fan or an art aficionado, you will surely find something that will catch your attention at the Pasinaya 2019, the largest multi-arts festival in the country organized by the Cultural Center of the Philippines.