Autotelic lets go of its painful past with hopeful new single ‘Iwan’

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When Filipino pop-rock bands in the early 2010s started to gain mainstream prominence, Autotelic emerged as one of the movement’s leading voices. From churning heartfelt anthems that reflect the sentiments and triumphs of the current generation to rocking the stage with unforgettable performances, the six-piece band sets the standards of what modern pop songcraft is all about: beautifully resonant at its most melancholic, and defenseless in its poignant honesty. Fast forward to 2021, Autotelic’s music still hits home. Their work has been consistent in eloquently expressing the woes and rewards of being young, in love and emotionally wrecked, and is informed not so much by its time, but by timelessness and enduring appeal. These qualities are inevitably present on “Iwan,” Autotelic’s new single released under MCA Music Inc. Teeming with earnestness and indelible pop sensibilities, Autotelic’s latest track sticks to the quivering fragility that often permeates their material. But this ti

Three weeks of Hugot, Three weeks of theater play, Three Weeks of Love.

Juan Miguel Severo, the undisputed Hugot King of Spoken Words Poetry.
A new festival of one act play and musicals is set to happen this November, with a common theme about love, Tatlong Linggong Pag-Ibig is the latest venture of Dalanghita Productions this 2016. It’s a three weekend theater that compose of six original Filipino one act show.


Partee Brinas from Dalanghita explain that this was conceptualized a year ago, wherein they will showcase great but endearing short but not short theater play, it was time this coming November before the busy months of yuletide season happens. He clarify that it was not intended to have a common theme on the aspect of love, however when they check the possible piece, most of them talk about the universal feeling. 
“Very excited, hindi siya kagaya ng Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady na very mainstream na musical. Tatlong linggong pag-ibig ay basically base sa iba’t ibang aspeto ng pag ibig, nagkataon na we have relationship wih directors, playwrights, matagal na naming gusto gumawa ng mga one act plays. It’s just so happen na it’s all about the aspect of love.” Brinas said.

Similar to The Virgin Labfest of Cultural Center of the Philippines, Tatlong Linggong Pag-Ibig has sets to watch out for. For Set A are as follows: Isanlibong Taon - Playwright: Pertee Briñas, Music: Ejay Yatco, Director: Guelan Luarca. Mula Sa Kulimliman - Playwright: Carlo Vergara, Director: Hazel Gutierrez. Malapit Man, Malayo Rin - Playwright: Chris Martinez, Director: Melvin Lee

The schedule of performances are: Nov. 12 (Saturday, 3pm), Nov. 13 (Sunday, 8pm), Nov. 18 (Friday, 8pm), Nov. 19 (Saturday, 8pm), Nov. 20 (Sunday, 3pm), Nov. 26 (Saturday, 3pm), and Nov. 27 (Sunday, 8pm).              
The Dalanghita Team and this year's Directors,Cast and Writers of Tatlong Linggong Pag-Ibig

The featured productions for Set B are as follows: Corazon Negro - Playwright: Layeta Bucoy, Music: Joed Balsamo, Director: Tuxqs Rutaquio . Rom.Com - Playwright & Director: George A. de Jesus III. Ang Una at Comeback Album ni Pete - Playwright & Music: Juan Miguel Severo, Director: Mara Paulina Marasigan

The schedule of performances are: Nov. 11 (Friday, 8pm), Nov. 12 (Saturday, 8pm), Nov. 13 (Sunday, 3pm), Nov. 19 (Saturday, 3pm), Nov. 20 (Sunday, 8pm), Nov. 25 (Friday, 8pm), Nov. 26 (Saturday, 8pm), and Nov. 27 (Sunday, 3pm) For tickets, call Ticketworld at 891-9999.  Venue is at the Power MAC Spotlight Center at Circuit in Makati City.

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