Francis C. Macansantos: Poet of light

Dr. Cesar Ruiz Aquino and I would rib ‘Butch’ Macansantos about the alchemical process he had applied on his early use of imagery. He had written those poems in his late 20s.

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A scavenger’s finds

These objects affirm, for me, that the past happened, and more than that, that the past will be remembered.

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India declares a Filipino as ‘King of Visual Poetry’

An impossible event made possible in the mystical land of India where 42 international poet-delegates from various countries in the world and 120 poet-delegates representing more than 100 poetry organizations from the host country trooped to Hotel Sitara in Ramoji Film City for a five-day international poetry conference festivities.

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Young photographer mounts exhibit for benefit of Payatas kids
Through the exhibit, teen lensman Basti Belmonte aims to redefine "strays" from its usual meaning of nuisance to "storytellers" with their own lessons to share.
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Stories that define the now in us

Marguerite Alcazaren de Leon’s ‘People in Panic,’ consisting of 11 short stories, initially assures us of the young writer’s exceptional craft. Then it can’t help give us the gravy of  appreciation with regard to her narrative playlist.

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A passion for the past
‘Black Mirror,’ mirror on the wall
A portrait of a movie as David against the Goliaths of mainstream cinema
Graffiti Bridge: Pinoys in Italy come together over art at the Venice Biennale
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