Arts Council of Cebu pays tribute to Jaime Picornell

PR 09/08/2021

A TRIBUTE TO JAIME PICORNELL When the Arts Council of Cebu became a foundation in 1990, one name stood out: Jaime Picornell y Rodriguez. He espoused the foundation idea and was the only original Arts Council of…

Last call for entries to the 69th Palanca Awards

PR 05/26/2019

The Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc., the sponsor and organizer of the 69th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, is reminding aspiring authors to submit entries for this year’s literary contest before the May 31, 2019 deadline. This…

CEBUANOS’ PRIDE

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/23/2018

RESIL MOJARES, National Artist for Literature Cebu finally has its first national artist. Dr. Resil Mojares, historian and literary writer and critic, will be officially conferred the distinction as National Artist for Literature in a ceremony in…

Cebuano writer is National Artist for Literature

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/23/2018

Resil Mojares, a multi-awarded writer and University of San Carlos (USC) professor emeritus, was named as National Artist for Literature. He will be conferred one of the country’s highest honors in a ceremony tomorrow. “This is a…

Popularizing Cebuano literature

Madrileña de la Cerna 08/04/2018

This is a continuation of last week’s column on the seminar on Teaching Cebuano Literature for educators, a program of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts conducted by the Cebuano Studies Center of the University…

Teaching Cebuano Literature

Madrileña de la Cerna 07/28/2018

A teaching seminar for educators is the latest effort of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and through the Cebuano Studies Center of the University of San Carlos, a seminar on “Teaching Cebuano Literature” was…

A festival meant for children

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 11/19/2017

She had no qualms about sitting on the floor with an army of children surrounding her. With a book on her lap and a wireless microphone on her right hand, Binibining Cebu Tourism 2017 Samantha Ashley Lo…

The poem as objet trouveé

Simeon Dumdum Jr. 02/25/2017

There’s no money in poetry, but there’s no poetry in money, either,” said Robert Graves. It’s a charming chiasmus, which someone like Graves was bound to weave sooner or later — sooner, it turned out. Still one…

Litfest ug ang kape nga wa moabot

Gerard Pareja 11/27/2016

Niadtong Sabado sa Ayala gisaulog ang Litfest 2016 edition. Ni-volunteer ko pagkamaniniyot para sa among kompaniya para makatambong ko niadtong maong panagtigom sa mga manunulat. Ug tuod man nahimamat ko si Simeon “Jun” Dumdum Jr., ang kanhi…

Tambourine not Vaseline

Gerard Pareja 10/23/2016

Nakurat ang Literati dihang ang miguwang manaug sa Nobel Prize for Literature mao ang singer-songwriter ug 60s counter-culture icon nga si Bob Dylan. Natawo si Dylan isip Robert Allen Zimmerman sa St. Mary’s Hospital sa Duluth Minnesota…

‘Prose and Poetry’ by Jaime Gil de Biedma

Jaime Picornell 05/19/2016

FOR TODAY at 6 p.m.: “Las Tres Marias” opens at Qube Gallery in Crossroads, Banilad. Michelline, Beatrix and Maxine Syjuco exhibit their latest sculptures, paintings and installations, up to June 7. The Mandani Bay show gallery will…

Jessica Zafra: Twisted Sister

Neil Iosif Ylagan, Rob Gonzales 07/19/2015

CYNISM. “An attitude of scornful or jaded negativity”—that being the case, cynics are generally unpleasant people. Then again, those who possess wit and attitude turn out to be the most intriguing characters. Case in point—writer Jessica Zafra.…

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