The Sunday Times Magazine

Understanding Ramadan

July 4, 2015 7:14 pm

A spiritual and joyful month for Muslims in the Philippines and around the world The mood was light and jovial at the Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy (PCID) office at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City. … Read more »

You are an ‘Iskolar ng Bayan’

July 4, 2015 7:10 pm

If you’re a parent of a 2015 college freshman who graduated in the Top 10 of his or her public high school in any part of the Philippines­–or if you’re that student yourself–then let’s hope you knew well enough that … Read more »

From pain to purpose: a student leader’s story

July 4, 2015 7:06 pm

SHE had neither pen nor paper. Fifteen-year-old Gladis Morales sighed, taking a last look at the insides of her worn backpack before she zipped it shut. Classes for the day had just ended, and took with it her last piece … Read more »

Being Miakka

July 4, 2015 7:00 pm

MIAKKA LIM exudes energy that’s like no other. More than her beautiful face (she’s been modeling since her early teens) and her famous pedigree (she’s the daughter of PBA powerhouse Frankie Lim and image consultancy pioneer and former model Olen … Read more »

The search for ‘Sabel’

July 4, 2015 6:54 pm

Sabel, Love And Passion was a strange creature of a production for sure—and probably on purpose. It was not quite musical theater, nor was it concert; not a dance performance, nor a monologue. But it did have all these elements … Read more »

Saraza awes listeners; FilFest presents Ateneo choir

July 4, 2015 6:50 pm

Music patron Marybeth Lopez de Leon presented virtuoso violinist Diomedes Saraza Jr. in a recital at her elegant residence. The opening “Salud de Amor” and “Tango” were brisk interpretations that instantly manifested Saraza’s assurance, confidence, authority and superb fluency. With … Read more »

UP Arco goes to Europe

July 4, 2015 6:48 pm

The UP String Orchestra, fondly known as UP Arco, has been invited to represent the Philippines to two prestigious and international music youth festivals in Europe this July. The first festival takes place in Budapest, Hungary, by the beautiful blue … Read more »

Vilma Santos to speak at ‘Artspectives’

July 4, 2015 6:47 pm

Award-winning actress and Gov. Vilma Santos-Recto of Batangas joins the roster of speakers for the 5th “Artspectives: New Prospects and Perspectives in Culture and Arts Programming in the Academe” slated from July 9 to 11 at the De La Salle … Read more »

Shirley Halili-Cruz given tribute

July 4, 2015 6:46 pm

The renowned and multi-awarded Halili-Cruz School of Ballet celebrated its 30th anniversary, and fittingly gave a tribute performance to its founder and artistic director, Shirley Halili-Cruz for her enduring passion and dedication to her craft. The dance tribute highlighted “Summer … Read more »

Judy Ann’s charmed and beautiful life

June 27, 2015 7:52 pm

Judy Ann Santos-Agoncillo started working in show business at the very young age of seven. Three decades since, Juday—as everyone in the industry and the rest the country affectionately calls her—has truly blossomed into a woman who is fulfilled in … Read more »