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Conversing with my movie date after enjoying The Greatest Showman, we realized that we had both read a critical review that started with “I have a fundamental problem with this movie…”

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Filipinos, Filipinos, Filipinos,” says Carlos Celdran of the audience he intends to attract in what he calls his dream project: the first Manila Biennale.

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My cabinet of curiosities

History tells us that museums began as private collections of odds and ends —Wunderkammer or “rooms of wonder” in German, later to be known as “cabinets of curiosities” — where wealthy Europeans of the 16th century amassed objects from all around the world for the amazement and delectation of their friends.

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Big books for public libraries

By “big” we mean handsome, classy tomes that are labeled as coffee-table books, even if these are best destined for capacious shelves and not just for home or office décor at a receiving room.

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