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Monday, August 12th, 2013

Art not just for art’s sake, a challenge to cultural workers

There in the mountains, Artus Talastas composed songs and sang of hard struggle and freedom that the people picked up and sung over and over. He created crafts and artistic tools and souvenirs that many people even those who do not know him personally or have met him admire and praise.

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

‘Burgos’: A film about the painful search and inspiring transformation of a mother

How many more mothers would have to shed tears before justice prevails?

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Portraying the pain that no mother should go through

"It is about the journey of a mother who seeks the truth about her son.”

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Acosta: ‘Art is my weapon’

By LUIS ADRIAN A. HIDALGO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Nearly two years of detainment has tested his spirit, but that didn’t stop poet-activist Ericson Acosta from standing by his cause and principles. A week after the trumped-up charges...

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Panagbenga shows ‘best of the best’

Panagbenga shows ‘best of the best’ (Text and Photos by Ace Alegre / Bulatlat.com)

Friday, February 8th, 2013

‘D Wonder Twins of Boac’ and Philippine cinema

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – It’s an old tale one can narrate over and over again – with varying settings and back story – but one would still get the same enchanting result. The...

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Accidental propaganda and the Basi Revolt paintings

By INA ALLECO R, SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Do paintings have the power that photographs could never replicate? In some cases, this is true. Throughout history there have been paintings that have captured the imagination and awakened intense feelings...

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Tribal folk struggle to continue indigenous agriculture production

By ALMA B. SINUMLAG Northern Dispatch LUBUAGAN, KALINGA – Women, men and young people of Western Uma in this town struggle to preserve the indigenous practice of agricultural production in order to survive the threats and impacts...

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Verses by and for political prisoners

By RONALYN V. OLEA Political prisoners from all over the country commemorated the...

Monday, November 19th, 2012

International writers group calls for release of poet Ericson Acosta

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The worldwide association of writers PEN International marked the 31st Annual Day of the Imprisoned Writer last November 15. It was a day to recognize and support writers at...

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Andres Bonifacio old and new

Andres Bonifacio old and new (Text and photos by Marya Salamat / Bulatlat.com)

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