This Month’s Events at the Vargas Museum, UP Diliman (May 2017)

Here's what's in store for you at the Jorge B. Vargas Museum in the University of the Philippines, Diliman, this month. Obra ni Val: Carlos Valino, Jr. Retrospective Carlos P. Valino, Jr. 12 May to 13 June 2017 3F Galleries UP Vargas Museum UP Vargas Museum, in cooperation with the family of Carlos Valino, Jr., and The University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts, opens Obra ni Val:...

My 5 favorite spots in Metro Manila

Carlos Celdran said in his TED talk that if you can’t find beauty in Metro Manila, you won’t find beauty anywhere else. Having lived all my life in this chaotic third-world jungle, I would say it required a lot of effort to discover the beauty in this place. Beautiful Manila? Fifty years ago, our parents enjoyed a decent lifestyle in which they can watch vaudevilles and zarsuelas,...