Art & Music

Couch Sessions Present Poetika

joseph batcagan

The collective behind Poetika, the Iloilo City-exclusive monthly poetry and open mic event, held its first presentation in Cafe Strum as part its Couch Sessions series at the La Vita Merkato Food Park in Mandurriao last July 20, 2018. Some of the featured talent included PG Zoluaga, Analog Audiokid, Nana & Tom, Mark Evangelista, Marvin Monfort and.. Read more

University Fest 2018 with Ben&Ben

Yanna Tupas

A Beginner’s Guide to the Iloilo Arts Scene

Althea Villanueva

Poetika Anthology Launch

xtian lozañes

Poetika, on its third year, has released its first anthology collection last April 14 at FitStop Bites and Bikes, Iloilo City. Some of the featured poets in the anthology were Early Sol Gadong, Anna Teresa Slater, Allyn May Canja, Roxie Go, Rhick Albay, Shane Fernandez, Marvin Monfort, Harren Fegarido, Gil Montinola, Noel de Leon, and.. Read more

Marrz Capanang: From Calaparan, the Communities and to Realms of Consciousness

kristine buenavista

Bakya Mo Neneng: An Ilongga OFW’s Death in Kuwait Proves Why This Song is Still Relevant

joseph batcagan

What Makes an Ilonggo Video “Viral”?

joseph batcagan

Unless you deliberately didn’t open your Facebook account during the last year, you might have encountered this video below: So, let’s get this straight: Yes, I also happen to be one of the 5 million who viewed ‘Kabalan sa Salakyan’ when it was initially posted. With its abrupt cuts and catchphrases (and making “… is.. Read more

Manicure, Pedicure, Rebond – Artist Jeffrey Guanlao Beyond the Gallery

kristine buenavista

5 Things I Learned from an Ilonggo Poet’s Writing Workshop at Age 24

brynel sequio