Wednesday, January 23

Culture

Supernatural Beings and Their Haunting Legendary Tales

Supernatural Beings and Their Haunting Legendary Tales

Culture
IT IS AGAIN that time of the year when stories of ghostly creatures and haunting experiences are seen on television and heard on radio. But before the fame of vampires, werewolves, and zombies, the early people feared mythical creatures from their legends and folklore. Here are some scary creatures from around the world that would keep you on your toes when hit by wanderlust. MEXICO: La Llorona (The Weeping Woman) The story of La Llorona is popular among the Hispanics in Mexico and Southwest America. Maria was the most beautiful girl in her village. She married a young and handsome ranchero. They had two sons. It came to a time when she developed anger and jealousy as her husband grew bored of her, turning to other women and favoring the company of their sons instead. One v...
Expressing circumstances through artistry in ManilArt 2015

Expressing circumstances through artistry in ManilArt 2015

Culture
ART PATRONS assembled at the SM Aura Convention Center last Oct. 8 to 11 to view this year’s ManilArt. With the theme “Raising the Philippine Colors on the World Stage,” the country’s longest-running art fair showcased and uplifted Filipino pride and talent through visual arts such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, and photography. Let us explore some favorites and see why ManilArt has continued to amaze audiences for seven years and counting:   1. Ferdinand Cacnio's “Round and Round and Around We Go” There is that sweet spot when one is childlike and jaded—not trying, but in a state of arrival. One flies but his movement is tempered with caution. It would be foolish to be careless but then there is lightness in not going through