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Lam-ang: a story of leadership and self-realizations

Although the characters and the main parts of the stories remain familiar, the musical Lam-ang is a reimagination of the famed hero and his epic battles. The play showcases a Lam-ang who was thrust into leadership, unprepared and how it caused the loss of his sense of purpose, as well as the reason for his downfall.

Lam-ang: More than epic, reeducation

The Ilocano epic, Biag ni Lam-ang by Pedro Bukaneg, will take the centerstage this December for the 33rd Theater Season “Makidigma” of Tanghalang Pilipino. It will premiere December 6 to 15, 2019, at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater).

Ang ambag ng UP Baguio sa 2019 Creative City Festival ng Baguio

Bilang bahagi ng UP Baguio sa selebrasyon sa ikalawang anibersaryo ng deklarasyon ng UNESCO sa Syudad ng Baguio bilang Creative City for Arts and Crafts, pinangunahan nito ang ilang aktibidad kapwa sa larangan ng akademiya at sining kasabay ng pagsasaalang-alang nito sa kabuhayan at kultura ng kinabibilangang komunidad.

SLOWLY BUT SURELY | Sagada strives to achieve “sustainable tourism”

This famous mountain retreat is taking the challenge of preserving nature and teaching visitors to respect their culture, while increasing the town’s revenue from the tourism sector.

A Theology of Land and Freedom

“Give unto Caesar what belongs to Caesar; Give unto God what belongs to God” - Mark 12:17

A Theology of Creation

“Why have you done this terrible thing?  Your brother’s blood is crying out to me from the ground, like a voice calling for justice.   You are placed under a curse and can no longer farm the soil.  The soil has soaked up your brother’s blood as if it had opened its mouth to receive it when you killed him.  If you try to grow crops, the soil will not produce anything; you will be a homeless wanderer on earth” - Gen.4:10-12

LUNSAD-AKLAT | Agaw Agimat: Parnaso ng Isang Bilanggong Politikal

Ang Agaw Agimat: Parnaso ng Isang Bilanggong Politikal ang ikalawang koleksyon ng mga tula ni Rene Boy Abiva o RBA na isang dating detenidong politikal.

A common vision amidst alienation and fragmentation

“Now let’s build a city with a tower that reaches the sky, so that we can make a name for ourselves and not be scattered all over the earth.” - Genesis 11:4

A theology of fatherhood

"Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” — Matthew 6:9-10

God of freedom

“I have seen how cruelly my people are being treated in Egypt; I have heard them cry out to be rescued from their slave drivers.  I know their sufferings, and so I have come down to rescue them from the Egyptians and to bring them out of Egypt to a spacious land…” - Exodus 3:7-8

Kontekstualisasion iti taraon

“No agsurat maipanggep iti taraon, saantayo nga agbuteng a ramanan ti aniaman a maidasar kadatayo (If you write about food, don’t be afraid to taste whatever food is before you)," kinuna ni Prof. Anna Christie Torres

An anatomy of cheating

“You have not lied to people – you have lied to God!” - Acts 5:4



2019 TOP STORY | Stories of deaths that stole the headlines

Deaths of individuals that range from murder to freak accidents filled our pages last year. The deaths brought grief and anger, some of which influenced policies, events and institutions. Most of the incidents spurred calls for justice and reforms, and exposed the prevailing culture of impunity in the country.