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Czarina Ablaza-Syquia’s debut

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on April 29, 2016
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When I received the invitation to attend Czarina Ablaza-Syquia’s “debut” by    I immediately replied and  said ”yes”.  Although many years my junior, the always-fashionable Czarina Ablaza-Syquia, is the only and youngest daughter of my dear friends, Honorary Consuls Louie and Mellie Ablaza – the couple I very much respect and love and attending this event is something I would not want to miss.

The art of Demetrio (Demi) Pad

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on April 22, 2016
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There seems to be an  abundance in the number of people manufacturing Art nowadays. This may have come about because more and more people have become a bit more expressive,  using the techniques of Art to communicate their thoughts, their beliefs,  and their feelings.

A ‘funky’ art festival

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on April 15, 2016
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TALKING to my dear friends, Ron and Bambi de Castro of The Artologist Gallery, located not far from where I live in San Juan, I learned that at Tiendesitas, in Pasig City, its 1st Art Festival will be held on May 6 to 15, during mall hours.

Remembering Chito Collantes

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on April 08, 2016
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I ONCE had a friend I knew in the early 1970s; and as I had proclaimed myself to being a fashion designer, this lady opened many doors that gave many opportunities for me to enjoy my craft. 

UP Fine Arts exhibit (1)

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on March 18, 2016
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I WAS present at the Erehwon Center for the Arts with address at #1 Don Francisco St., Old Balara, Quezon City where some thirty (30) students of UP College of Fine Arts under Professor Jonathan Olazo exhibited their works.

Leave it to Joel Cruz

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on March 11, 2016
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LEAVE it to Joel Cruz to host a celebration for his ever growing family and…. you are sure it will be a “royal celebration”.

FCCP’s best fashion show

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on February 26, 2016
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Dr. George Sarakinia, Becky Garcia, Gela Cornelissen and Michelle Lim The fashion show organized by the Friends for Cultural Concerns of the Philippines (FCCP) for the benefit of its scholars at the University of the Philippines, St. Paul University, and Sta. Isabel College was a total success.

Finest triathletes at Panglao

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on February 19, 2016
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THE finest triathletes converged at mesmerizing Panglao Island in Bohol to take part in one of the biggest sporting events in the country, the Safeguard for Men 5i50 Triathlon.

Archie Panganiban performs ton

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on February 05, 2016
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FOR music lovers, tonight February 5, 2016, Friday at 7 p.m., at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Little Theater, the Metro Manila Concert Orchestra (MMCO) together with Meralco is featuring the brilliant banker and pianist, Dr. Artemio “Archie” Panganiban Jr. of New York. (His father is the former chief justice.)

The B Hotel QC opens

by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on January 29, 2016
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FOREIGN tourists, Balikbayans, and local tourists, whose activities during their travel, are around the Quezon City area, will be glad to know that now; there is the B Hotel QC. 


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