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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Remembering Brocka at CCP

To commemorate the 70th birth anniversary of National Artist for Cinema Lino Brocka, a series of screenings and fora will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2009 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines' Tanghalang Manuel Conde (Dream Theater) from 10am to 7pm.

Entitled Remembering Brocka: Realities / Rarities, the free all-day event will be highlighted by screenings of three of his earliest and rarely-seen masterworks, Wanted: Perfect Mother (1969), Santiago (1970) and Tubog sa Ginto (1971). Each screening will be followed by a Question & Answer forum, featuring cast members and collaborators from his movies, along with other distinguished guests.

Wanted: Perfect Mother will be screened at 10am (followed by a forum at 1:30pm), Santiago at 3:00pm (a forum follows immediately) , and Tubog sa Ginto at 7:00pm followed by a forum. There will be a cocktail reception at 6:30pm, marking Brocka's 70th birthday as well as the death anniversary of critic Agustin `Hammy' Sotto, who died on April 24, 2001, and who was an early champion of Brocka's works, not to mention, a staunch archivist who helped give birth to SOFIA (Society of Film Archivists).

Due to the venue's limited seating capacity, the screenings/fora will be held on a first come, first seated basis.

For more information, please call the CCP Media Arts Division at 832-1125 locals 1702 & 1704.
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Faber-Castell Free Art Workshops


Jane Arrieta Ebarle, marketing person of Faber-Castell announces the launching of the Faber-Castell Art Workshop at SM Supermalls. The much-awaited event kicks off for another year of creativity and fun for children age 7 to 12 years old. They are all invited to join and there is no joining fee! The participants will be taught art projects such as sponge art, batik art and wood shavings art using the Faber-Castell Water Colour Pencils.

The materials will be provided by Faber-Castell for free. Officers of Philippine Art Educators Association (PAEA) will facilitate all workshops. The workshop starts at 1:00 pm and ends at 4:30 pm at the Entertainment Area of the SM Supermalls.

For more info, pls. call: 361-7391, 361-7392 loc. 113.

Venue / Dates

SM Fairview April 18, 19

SM Marikina April 25, 26

SM Sucat May 9, 10

SM Southmall May 16, 17

SM Molino May 23, 24

SM Dasmarinas May 28, 29

SM Megamall June 3, 4

SM Sta. Rosa June 6, 7

SM Lipa June 13, 14

SM Batangas June 20, 21

SM Lucena June 27, 28

SM Marilao July 4, 5

SM Baliuag July 11, 12

SM Pampanga July 18, 19

SM Clark July 25, 26

SM Baguio Aug. 1, 2
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Job opening @ Museo Pambata Foundation, Inc.

The Museo Pambata Foundation, Inc., a non-stock, non-profit organization that established the first interactive children's museum of the Philippines in 1994, is currently looking for:

(1) Finance Officer

The Finance Officer oversees all company accounting practices, including accounting department, preparing budgets, financial reports, tax and audit functions.


* Male/Female, 25 years and above
* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
* Three to five years of accounting experience and/or successful completion of CPA exams
* Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
* Knowledge of financial and accounting software applications.
* Knowledge of financial regulations
* Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections

Ways to apply:

To apply for a position thru e-mail, please submit a resume and cover letter to info@museopambata. org.

You may mail your resume and cover letter to:

Museo Pambata Foundation, Inc.
Roxas Boulevard corner South Drive
Manila 1000
Attn: Administrative Director

Please include in your cover letter the position for which you are applying.

In Person
You may submit your resume and cover letter to the museum's administrative office from Monday to Friday, 8 to 5 pm.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please, no phone calls.
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Sunday, April 19, 2009

This May @ The Alcove

Digital 101: Photography and the Computer WITH PHOTO TRIP AND EXHIBIT
Last summer batch: May 9-10 (9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.)
Filipinas Heritage Library, Makati Avenue, Ayala Triangle, Makati City

This workshop, designed for digital camera users who want to learn the basics of photography, discusses topics such as factors affecting photographic output, basic understanding of light, the digital camera and its functions, exposure setting, and basic image manipulation and output considerations.

Joining fee
Php 4,000.00 inclusive of handouts, lunch, transportation, computer use, and certificate. Cash or check payment can be made at the library or through bank deposit. A 5% discount will be extended for those who will settle in full on or before May 2.

Digital Photography for Young Shutterbugs
May 16 (9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.)
Filipinas Heritage Library, Makati Avenue, Ayala Triangle, Makati City

This workshop will tackle the basics of photography through a classroom lecture, a supervised photo shoot, and a photo clinic. Especially designed for the young minds, this photography workshop is a fun and learning activity in one. Topics include definition and history of photography, composition and designing photographs for visual impact, basic camera parts, and different shooting applications.

Joining fee
Php 2,000.00 inclusive of handouts, lunch, and certificate. Cash or check payment can be made at the library or through bank deposit. A 10% discount will be extended for those who will settle in full on or before May 2.

Food Styling and Photography
May 23 (2:00-5:00 p.m.)
Artspace, 3F Glorietta 4, Ayala Center

Learn about the basic styling and shooting techniques used in food photography!

In this workshop facilitated by Jay Alonzo, the participants will surely benefit from his know-how in hotel, tourism, and restaurant photography. In the last few years, he has had numerous food photography clients such as Pier One, Chili's, Big Buddha, Superbowl of China, HapiLucky, Bali Blends Cafe, Pearl Manila Hotel, the Tivoli Mandarin Oriental, and Astoria Plaza.

There will be hands-on session for select participants. To participate, a digital SLR camera is required.

Joining fee
REGISTRATION IS FREE OF CHARGE but due to the limited number of slots, please reserve a seat on or before May 16.

May 30 and 31, 2009 (9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)
Filipinas Heritage Library, Makati Avenue, Ayala Triangle, Makati City

This pioneering course in the local photography scene is dedicated solely to the discussion of lighting concepts and techniques. It allows the participants to learn the fundamental principles of lighting, master the primary controllable characteristics of light, become familiar with the different lighting tools used in the studio and on location, master the systematic way of setting up lighting, and be able to “read” lighting conditions for best lighting design and exposure.

Joining fee
Workshop fee is Php3,500.00 inclusive of handouts, equipment use, lunch, and certificate. Cash or check payment can be made at the library or through bank deposit. A 5% discount will be extended for those who will settle in full on or before May 23.

For more details, please call 892-1801, send an SMS to 0917-5594417, email or visit
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This April @ Boston Gallery

Boston 18 April 2008 Invite Image

My Machiavellian Manifesto | Ala Ala

Anna Varona | Jim Orencio
Boston Gallery
18 April – 8 May 2009

Works by Anna Varona, Jim Orencio at Boston Gallery

Visual artists Anna Varona and Jim Orencio will be holding back-to-back solo shows at Boston Gallery, entitled My Machiavellian Manifesto and Ala Ala respectively, from April 18 to May 8, 2009.

Shows will open simultaneously on April 18, Saturday 6pm. at Boston Gallery, located at #72 Boston Street, Cubao, Quezon City. For inquiries, please contact the gallery at tel. no. 7229205.
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