by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on September 18, 2015 906 View(s) 0 Comment(s)
ONE evening, I surprisingly received a call from antique dealer Nico Quintana of Kamias, Quezon City, who asked if I were at home to receive an invitation to the opening of an art exhibit now ongoing at the Pasilyo Vicente Manansala (2F Hallway Gallery) of the CCP Main Theater Building, on Roxas Blvd., Pasay City.
by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on September 04, 2015 1 View(s) 0 Comment(s)
ACCORDING to the urban dictionary, “a Boodle fight is a military style of eating where long tables are prepared and food is on top of banana leaves. Viands and rice ready to eat using your bare hands, jugs of water are prepared on the side to wash hands before the “eating combat”. With the signal to start the boodle fight, everyone aims for his/her position”.
by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on August 28, 2015 998 View(s) 0 Comment(s)
THE Field Museum and Natural History, Chicago, USA (named after Marshal Field which funded the establishment of the museum in the late 19th century) together with Erehwon Foundation Inc. will unveil a huge painting (8 feet x 26 feet) tomorrow, Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 4 0’ clock in the afternoon at the Erehwon Center for the Arts in Old Balara in Quezon City.
by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on August 21, 2015 458 View(s) 0 Comment(s)
IT is said in history that Quezon province formerly known as Tayabas, “was explored by the Spaniards in 1571 and 1572 when Juan de Salcedo visited and explored upon the order of the first Spanish Governor General of the Philippines, Miguel Lopez de Legaspi”.
by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on August 14, 2015 681 View(s) 0 Comment(s)
THE other evening, it seemed as if an angel paved our way as we traveled from San Juan to the Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati to greet Johnny Litton a “Happy Birthday”. For the first time, in an unbelievable record time of 32 minutes, Letty Hahn, Nenuca Blardony and myself, passing through what has now become the infamous EDSA, were at the hotel’s ballroom door.
by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on July 31, 2015 1 View(s) 0 Comment(s)
I WAS in college at the height of the Marcos regime. At that time, there was unrest among the youth in the Philippines and globally. If I recall correctly, it was the start of demonstrations in the streets and often, classes were suspended. Then, martial law was declared and a new era had begun.
by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on July 17, 2015 824 View(s) 0 Comment(s)
THE Hiyas Award dubbed as the Philippines’ premier jewelry design and manufacturing competition definitely proves that the Philippines is truly the place where jewelry design and manufacturing is at its best.
by BOYSIE VILLAVICENCIO on July 10, 2015 417 View(s) 0 Comment(s)
ANOTHER beautiful coffee table book but this time inspirational should find “a home” in your bookshelf. Entitled: “Pananisia: Heritage and Legacy”, the book chronicles the vibrant history of Christianity in Pangasinan.
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