Arts & Leisure

Art & Culture (05/20/15)

Posted on May 20, 2015

ALTRO MONDO gallery marks its fifth anniversary with Iluminacion, a solo show featuring works by Igan D’Bayan. The exhibit is ongoing until June 7 at the gallery located at Greenbelt 5, Makati City.

Children’s Arts Festival

The Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) closes its 47th Theater Season by hosting the 2015 PETA Children’s Arts Festival. The three-day festival will be filled with play areas, workshops, film showing and performances, and will feature one of PETA’s longest running musical for children, Christine Bellen’s Mga Kuwento ni Lola Basyang, and an advocacy musical that discusses the issues of corporal punishment, Liza Magtoto’s Rated-PG. Performances from PETA ArtsZone Regional partners will also be featured in the Festival: YATTA’s Aah Bakus from Dumaguete, Sining Banwa’s Si Al Buda an Tsinelas from Legazpi, and Teatro Guindegan’s Istoryahe lang ta from Ozamis. Also part of Festival are performances by St. Gregory Elementary School, the Las Piñas East National High School, the Polo National High School, Tanghalang SLU, FEU Theater Guild, Maria Montessori, and Palo Culture and Arts Organization. There will be workshops such as storytelling, shadow puppetry, visual arts, creative sound and music, creative drama, hip-hop dancing and creative writing. The festival will be held on May 29-31, 2015 at No. 5, Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City. Tickets are P100 (performance pass), and P200 (performance and workshop pass). For tickets contact PETA at (02) 725-6244 or TicketWorld at 891-9999

Lecture series

The Yuchengco Museum and the Philippine Map Collectors Society present a series of exhibit talks by map enthusiasts and historians who will talk about the transition from Spanish to American colonial rule. The talks will be held on Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon. This is held in conjunction with the exhibit The First Philippine Republic & the United States which covers nine significant years of Philippine history when the first democratic republic in all of Asia revolted against a superpower. The lectures are: May 23 , “The Opening Battles of the Filipino-American War,” by Dr. Benito Legarda, Jr.; June 6 , “General Emilio Aguinaldo: General and President,” by Dr. Serafin Quiason, Jr.; June 20 , “The Transition from Spanish to American Colonial Rule”; and, July 4, “Socializing with the Tafts ,” Martin Tinio, Jr.” Exhibit talks come free with admission (P100 for adults, P50 for students, P25 for children and seniors), Entrance is free for PHIMCOS members. The Yuchengco Museum is at the RCBC Plaza, corner Ayala and Senator Gil J. Puyat Avenues, Makati City.

Nelfa Querubin exhibit

Galleria Duemila presents A Passion for Clay, a solo show by Nelfa Querubin, one of the foremost artists in Philippine contemporary ceramics. The exhibition takes its name from the artist’s recently published book authored by Patrick D. Flores and Imelda Cajipe Endaya. The exhibit -- which will run from June 6-30 -- brings together some of Querubin’s most sought-after ceramic pieces spanning from the late 1980s to 2013. Galleria Duemila is located at 210 Loring St., Pasay City. For details call 831-9990, e-mail, or visit