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By cradling the motherland, Agnes Locsin sets neo-ethnic ballet ablaze

National Artist for Dance Agnes Locsin is more than a just Davaoeña danseuse; she is the embodiment of grit and persistence.

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Radical in essence: Doktor Karayom bears society’s soul and shadow

Despite Doktor Karayom’s simple process of conjuring works, his pieces tell stories of the people who suffer the most.

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Caffeinated catharsis: Shedding light on the drug war with Silingan Coffee’s baristas

Each barista employed at Silingan Coffee has a different and often tragic story to tell.

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Best of both worlds: Into the De La Salle Brothers’ artistic hobbies

For Br. Dodo, Br. Mario, and Br. Manny, art allows them to channel inner peace and their passion for positive social change.

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Undying Passion: Sarah Elago champions the youth, the marginalized, and the Filipino

Sarah Elago’s compassionate advocacies translate to how she continuously fights for the youth’s voices to be heard.

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All call: PETA’s bold performances and raw portrayals mirror reality

More than just a mere theater group, PETA dives deep into the grassroots to tell compelling and socially relevant narratives.

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Higit sa sining: Tarantadong Kalbo revolts through and beyond art

Kevin Raymundo, the man behind Tarantadong Kalbo, ensures that every visual encourages us to speak out about injustices.

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Achieving communal enlightenment toward Nirvana through Theravada Buddhism

In Buddhism, achieving Nirvana emphasizes the value of turning thoughts into actions and constant meditation.

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Lady Ann Salem gets the last word

After months of inhumane detainment, Lady Ann Salem vows to defend those victimized by the same injustices she endured.

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Of dots and strokes: The inner workings of Malate Literary Folio

Readers mostly only see the tail-end of a long and laborious process. This emphasis on tangible results may sometimes leave artists entirely overlooked. After all, regardless of the artist, the art will have to stand on its own against the world. But by doing so, an important aspect of art becomes sidelined. The unsung tales…