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

Dulaang UP Launches 43rd Season

Dulaang UP holds a Press Preview in lieu of its 43rd Season at the Wilfirdo Ma. Guerrero Theater. Present in the Press Preview were Prof.Emeritus Tony Mabesa, Frontrow President and also DUP alumnus RS Francisco ,Ms. Ma. Amihan V. Ramolete, PhD.  Dean of the College of Arts and Letters and new artistic Director, Banaue Miclat Janssen.
With the Theme : HUDYAT: Pagkilala, Pag-alaala at Pagpapahalaga, Dulaang UP soars high for its 43rd Season.Under the tutelage of New Artistic Director Prof. Banaue Miclat Janssen. Dulaang UP aims to continue producing quality Plays that are in tune with the mission and vision of the Organization.
Ms. Banaue Miclat-Janseen.
Banaue takes over the post that was held by Dexter Santos. For its 43rd Season three plays will be staged namely: Six Characters in Search of an Author (Anim na Tauhang Naghahanap ng May-Akda) by Luigi Perandillo, translated by Rody Vera and to be directed by Prof. Emeritus Tony Mabesa . (Performances will run from Sept. 5-30, 2018 at the Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater. Next after that will be The Dressing Room : That which Flows Away Ultimately Becomes Nostalgia) Ang Dressing Room : Kung Saan Lubusang Pangungulila ang Dulot ng Agos ng Panahon by : Shimizu Kunio Adapted by : Chiori Miyagawa , translated in Filipino by Rody Vera.This is to be directed by Alexander C. Cortez with play dates running from Nov. 7-25 at Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater.
Completing the three plays this season is Nana Rosa by Rody vera to be directed by Jose Estrella with play dates running from February 20-March 10, 2019. Miclat Janssen finished her Master of Fine Arts at the City University of New York and is extremly happy that she's back to the one place she calls home- The Theater. For ticket inquiries, you may contact Gio Dexter Santos (09165552782 and Erika Lava (09062241034). For your Social Media posts, the official hashtag is #DUP43Hudyat. See you at the Theater!

Text and Photos by Mark Anthony Cabrera. 

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