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Writer’s Recap: Battling hegemony through the people’s voices in ‘DLS2k21’

From June 18 to 24, the Harlequin Theatre Guild (HTG) launched their annual DuLa Salle (DLS) production, Retablo: Dambana ng Masang Filipino, via AnimoSpace and Ticket2Me. Emblazoning the work of playwrights from The Writer’s Bloc, the project bore fruit into a five-play, three-set ensemble that told the story of everyday Filipinos. Retablo’s theme is predicated…

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In between the notes and staves, the queer Filipino shines

Love songs have always sung to the heteronormative society—but queer narratives in OPM are slowly but powerfully turning the tide.

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Rant and Rave: Defying the odds with long-awaited ‘GOT7’ comeback

Gloom filled the K-Pop community when it was announced that global boy group GOT7 will not be renewing their contracts in JYP Entertainment (JYPE) after seven years. Still, the group unfailingly impressed and soothed their fans with their jovial performance in the group’s last schedule under the company. But Ahgases—a wordplay on GOT7’s fandom name,…