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CCP Presents NeoFilipino 2019: Ar[res]t

NeoFilipino 2019: Ar[res]t is a dance show that presents expressions of the contemporary Filipino through the dancing body featuring choreographers Ava Villanueva Ong, Biag Gaongen, Georgette Sanchez-Vargas, and JM Cabling, in collaboration with composer Krina Cayabyab, mixed-media installation artist Manny Montelibano, theatre director Tuxqs Rutaquio, and writer Gianne Sanchez-Sanson. The show is directed by renowned choreographer and director Denisa Reyes, with Myra Beltran as artistic consultant and Jay Aranda Lighting Designer.
An initiative of the Cultural Center of the Philippines and the culmination of the CCP Choreographers Series, NeoFilipino is a collaborative platform that bridges dance with other artforms and aims to express the voices of Filipino artists and their views of society. With the theme Ar[res]t, this year’s program will highlight the power of dance to seize focus, to arrest a crowd in a frenzy, and to pierce through the noise to arrive at the truth that lies ins…
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Customer Success Software

Many businesses each year bring in new software to help run their business more efficiently and effectively but there are always minor problems along the way. The most common is staff not wanting to see change and also worried they won’t be able to understand the new software put in place.

If you decide to implement new business software you should make sure all your staff understand why you are putting in place new software, the benefits of this and also any important points of what the software package does to help the business. The more you explain the more likely your staff are to understand and enjoy the new training.

There are two different ways in which you can train your staff on new computer software but there is the idea of not training your staff at all and letting them learn the new software themselves but this is just unproductive. Your staff could take weeks maybe even a good few months to learn a new piece of software on their own wasting their time and yours as well as…

GTF's Kanser is Back.

On its 42nd season, Gantimpala Theater Foundation brings back their longest-running musical, Kanser base on Dr. Jose Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere under the direction of Frannie Zamora.
Noli Me Tangere is a novel that in history awakens the dying love for the motherland of Filipinos, who are suffering a lot under a regime from colonizers, it was orchestrated using the church, a love story, and true revolution that many people that time is longing to see unfold.
GTF already master the staging of Kanser, the charm of its music, the humor that millennial can relate, from deep emotion punch lines,  the kissing scene to witty comedic act that even it’s a period play, you will be eager to follow once scene from another, truly an edutainment as GTF calls it. This year’s the latest addition as Don Crisostomo Ibarra is Keil Alo, a promising young singer who not only sings well but act well on stage too, not to mention this is his debut in theater, and it happens to be a musical as well.
Alo during ou…

Guide to Business and Data Trends

If one factor is to be named on whichtoday’s business world stands it is undoubtedly the data management system of organization. The significance of data captures and interpretation is such that many make and break of most business organizations and big corporate houses depend on efficient data management. Collecting data known, as capturing data at the first place is indispensable for any business house. All type of trading needs data, to manage both the internal and eternal working of the company. Information about details of products dealt by organization, employees working for the growth of company and the marketing opportunities available each aspect need to be studied carefully and analyzed for business promotion, expansion and even day-to-day normal running of business.


Data manipulation and interpretation has been an integral part of enterprises since long only the methods of data entry, storage and retrieval keep on being upgraded to suit growing needs of business world. Olde…

Princess and Princesses in Chuck Taylors and a Hiphop Hermit!

This is “The Quest for the Adarna”, REP’s Theater for Young Audiences (RTYA) season-ender for 2019. A musicale targeting the young kids but will also appeal to the not so young (those who had Ibong Adarna in their schools). The play was written in English for a much wider audience. This was Repertory Theater’s first adaptation of a Filipino classic literature. An adventure themed play set in the magical kingdom of Berbania. Relieve the timeless Filipino classic in a visually interactive theatrical play, done the REP way. A very simple yet effective set, paired with some awesome music and choreography and a powerhouse cast complete this highly engaging show. Everyone who have taken Ibong Adarna in high school can relate to the story of the royal family and the three princes’ quest to capture Adarna to cure their father, King Fernando’s illness. All eyes will be at the adventurous journey of the Princes, through the colorful light show, great music and dance easy to absorb lines that are …

Who’s game for a Lager and Pretzel? : Solaire and German Club Manila’s 81st Oktoberfest

Now on its 81st year, German Club Manila together with Solaire held its press conference for the much awaited and most authentic Oktoberfest Celebration in Manila on October 17 to 19 at the Tent at Solaire. With a goal of bringing the biggest and most authentic Oktoberfest in the country, the halls of the tent were adorned with genuine German-crafted tables and benches- resembling the ambiance of a local Bavarian Oktoberfest Celebration.
The festivity commences with a hearty serving of appetizers. A box of freshly baked bread and pretzels, partly filled those hungry bellies served with a generous Chacuterie platter filled with mouth-watering elegant German cold cuts and local cheeses, and Munich-style sausage salad and potato salad. Though generous in serving, the appetizer selections was just right to prep up your appetite for the feast. The items served will be unlimited on the Oktoberfest itself. What is an Oktoberfest all about? Beer! Lederhosen clad gents and dirndl wearing ladi…

Be a songwriter, join Philpop Taga-Alog Boot Camp

From all walks of life, no matter if you’re a student, working at your favorite jobs or just simply got the gift/talent in songwriting, you are what they’re cordially looking for Philpop, they have an intensive class led by no less than National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab. It aims to hone the songwriting and performance skills of aspiring music artists. This workshop will be held nationwide offering scholarship programs to 20 outstanding singer-songwriters per cluster, while Taga-Alog 2019, Ilog Pasig:Sulong! Lusong! Is a creative campaign for the promotion of the Ilog Pasig as a space for cultural identity and collective memory. Last September 9, 2019, we are cordially invited to attend Philpop Taga-Alog Mini Bootcamp held at the PETA theater in Quezon City.  All participants had the unique experience of learning from some of the country’s renowned songwriters/composer/musician including Trina Belamide, Jungee Marcelo and Noel Cabangon.
They tackle different approaches to song…