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Performatura 2017: Celebrating Literature and Performance

Photo by KATHLEEN MAE I. GUERRERO

CULTURAL SHOWS, spoken word poetry, storytelling sessions, and literary exhibits collaborated to satisfy the audience’s appetite for the arts in Performatura 2017: Sa Loob at Labas ng Bayan kong Sawi from March 31 to April 2 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). The Flame brings you a recap …

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Artlet Bites: Beat the Heat

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STUDIES SUGGEST that the hot weather tends to spoil people’s spirits. So, for this summer, the Flame brings you a list of cafes and restaurants perfect for when you need to cool down. Beat the smoldering heat with creamy milkshakes, try uniquely flavored ice cream, fuel your energy with delectable …

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Pasinaya 2017: Painting Life with the Art of Peace

photo by JANINE C. PEREA

THE CULTURAL Center of the Philippines (CCP) was jam-packed with people flocking to the 13th Pasinaya Open House Festival: Palabas at Palihan last February 4-5, 2017. With the theme “Art for Peace,” the collaboration of companies, groups, and individuals has brought the Filipino spirit closer to the people. Art enthusiasts refreshed …

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The Year in a Nutshell

Art by ALISHA JANA R. MORALES

BRIMMING WITH one plot twist after another, this year might simply go down in history as one that left people “shookt.” Now that 2016 is coming to its final tick on the clock, the Flame offers a rundown of some of the noteworthy events that made 2016 a year to …

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K-Ribbon Selection: A Splash of the Korean Wave

Photo by MARIANNE LORRAINE M. SAMILING

WITH THE turn of the tides, Hallyu (Korean Wave) has crashed into the hearts of Filipinos, becoming one of the latest trends in music, clothing, food, cosmetics, and products. To further strengthen the relationship of the Philippines and Korea, the K-Ribbon Selection served as a gateway to familiarize Filipinos with the …

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Takipsilim: A Night of Immense Emotions

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WHEN THE lights dimmed, the enlivened audience filling the seats of Beato Angelico Auditorium immediately stopped chatting as they shifted their attention to the stage, ready for an emotional night of spoken word poetry. UST Mediartrix, in partnership with Words Anonymous, held Takipsilim: A Night of Spoken Word Poetry last …

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ARTLET BITES: Treat Your Instagram Feed

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FEEL AT home with nature, awaken your inner kid, try a Maginhawa St. classic, and visit a gorgeous wafflerie. Keep your Instagram aesthetic alive with these photogenic and satisfying cafe finds. HILLSIDE CAFÉ AND JUICE BAR 57 Mother Ignacia Ave, Diliman, Quezon City Reunite with the soothing aura of nature in …

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Prepping for Prelims

Art by ALISHA JANA R. MORALES

WITH THE exam season just a week away, students are once again buried neck-deep in long quizzes, requirements, and last minute catch ups in readings. It is time to set aside those Netflix series and hit the books. So here are a couple of tips to help you transform the …

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An Echo from the Past: the Remains of Martial Law

Photo by KATHLEEN MAE I. GUERRERO

ON SEPT. 21, 1972, then president Ferdinand Marcos signed Proclamation No. 1081 and rendered the state under armed control. This declaration resulted to around 107,240 human rights violations, which left a horrendous mark on the nation. Stories of the horrors of the period are retold every year. But millennials—who were too …

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Artlet Bites: A Nearby Fix to Sugary Cravings

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LOOK NO further, fellow sweet tooth! These nearby cafés offer a delightful assortment perfect for your appetite. Share summer stories, and relish wonderful memories with friends over scrumptious desserts, light snacks and appetizing drinks. Café Churro Open from 10am to 10pm at Antonio St Satiate your churro cravings inside the cozy …

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