PAL, PALEA, PNoy
so apparently this road to decency means letting a capitalist like Lucio Tan get away with retrenching 2,600 workers. and a president who doesn’t only side with the capitalist, but imagines suing those workers for going on strike.
after yesterday’s adaptation Tinarantadong Asintado, i realize that it isn’t just that it’s a Shakespearean play, as it is a heavy metal indie rock band.
am I a Filipino basher?
”Am I a Filipino basher? Of course, I am, because there are many cockroaches in our midst. Even I, sometimes, deserve to be bludgeoned because I am often a coward. But I stayed behind — a masochist perhaps, taking all that punishment like so many others when I should have migrated a long time ago. Remember, most Filipinos bloom abroad, having fled the narcotic if suffocating shallowness of...
nothing like Agnes Arellano’s art really.
PNoy gov't: we have no political prisoners
which is a darn LIE it’s got me all angry. listen / download Ericson Acosta’s prison sessions, playlist 1 here. it’s poetry / songwriting / singing from a cultural worker who, despite the PNoy government’s denial IS a political prisoner.
on that street where PNoy lives 1
sweet charity's ensemble for the win!
why i’d watch 9workstheatrical’s Sweet Charity again in a heartbeat.
overdue review 5
and Shirley Maclaine.
overdue review 4
overdue review 3
overdue review 2
choreography for the win. bob fosse love.
an overdue review 1
loving how they look like broken dolls, too.
notes on saturday 1
Anne (Chanda Romero: Hindi mahalaga kung saan nanggaling ang tao, ang mahalaga kung saan ka papunta. Anne’s insecure husband: Bakit, saan ka ba papunta? Anne: Hindi ko alam, pero sigurado akong makakarating ako do’n. Anne’s husband: Mag-biyahe ka mag-isa mo! Working Girls, script by Amado Lacuesta, directed by Ishmael Bernal.
censorship beyond the penis
Enjoy Division is a group exhibit not just with a wonderful title, but which had a curatorial note by Antares Gomez Bartolome that the Light&Space Contemporary gallery decided to put down. the said note was critical of Malaysian curator Adeline Ooi’s assessment of Philippine contemporary art which looked down on us: ““We already know you were conquered by the Spanish, sold to the...