Event category archives: Arts & Culture

  • Society Reads: What is Everybody Reading and Why?

  • We asked some of our favorite bookworms: What are you reading and why? THE READER: ALEX DE LEON WHAT HE IS READING: Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of Blackberry (by Jacquie McNish & Sean Silcoff) and Anthony Bourdain: A Cook’s Tour (by Anthony Bourdain) WHY HE’S READING IT: “Losing the Signal reads like an Aaron Sorkin drama comp[...]
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  • Art in the Car Park

  • Once a year, the top floors of The Link building undergoes a major transformation from being a parking space to an exhibition venue for modern and contemporary Philippine visual art. Art Fair Philippines 2018 will launch the 6th edition of the annual art event, bringing together 51 galleries from March 1 to 4. The participants represent galleries from here and abroad. The multi-level exhibition[...]
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  • Dressing Like Grown-Ups: Why 20-somethings Suddenly Want to Dress Like Their Mothers

  • Why do 20-somethings suddenly want to start dressing like our mothers? The answer is less the actual “look,” but the meaning it conveys. In Beau Willimon’s The Parisian Woman, Uma Thurman plays Chloe, a DC society doyenne amidst the city’s powerplaying elite. She lives in a Capitol Hill townhouse with powder blue walls and tasteful, luxurious furniture in neutral shades of beige and grey. W[...]
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  • 9 American Ballet Stars, 1 Stage, A Million Lives Touched

  • Stella Abrera, a Filipina who was just promoted to Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theater in New York City, will be in Manila with eight fellow American Ballet Stars and will perform at the Maybank Theater on April 5 to 7, 2018. This project is spearheaded by Abrera herself, with the help of good friend Sofia Zobel Elizalde, founder of STEPS Dance Studio. “Stella called me one day wi[...]
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  • A Quick Chat About Fashion with the Legendary Michael Cinco

  • “I eat fashion, I breathe fashion and I sleep fashion. I don’t think I could do anything else in this world but fashion,” says Michael Cinco. In town for the launch of his brand at the opening of the Couturissmo store in Greenbelt 5, the couturier generously spoke with Lifestyle Asia and gave tips on his most important fashion rule, what not to do, and the most important accessory a woman should h[...]
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  • 10 Success Tips From A Millennial Millionaire

  • To be a millionaire in your twenties is an overreaching fantasy in this day and age for most millennials, save for our dear trust fund babies who have it better than most. While the latter isn’t necessarily a bad thing, there still exists the sad reality that 99% of millennials have to face: trying to battle life’s nine to fives (sometimes even nine to nines) day-in and day-out, all in the name of[...]
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  • Let Asia’s Best Astrologer Predict Your Financial Future

  • Deep within the depths of mystical Nepal is the quaint Dwarika’s Resort situated in Kathmandu Valley. It’s beautiful and offers fantastic views of the Himalayas. Oh, and it is also home to some of the most accurate Financial predictions in the world. For just $125/hour, Dwarika’s Resort will offer you the services of Santosh Vashistha, a 42-year old astrologer who was dubbed best astrologer in As[...]
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  • A Love Letter To My Grandmother, A Blue Lady

  • The fondest memory I have of my grandmother is coming into her brightly-lit room—walls and furniture a perfect shade of blush pink—and seeing her on the bed clad in a silk nightgown and pearls. She motions for my 5-year old self to sit next to her, before greeting me with a ‘Hello, Dahl!’ (a shortcut for ‘darling’) that is said with such amor and endearment. With the television running in the bac[...]
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  • This Week On Instagram: What Our Favorite Elites Were Up To (3rd Week of January)

  • Keeping up with our favorite elites is quite the task, however, it's one of our favorite things to do every week. While January has been quite the busy month for most, our friends seem to have still been able to find the time to enjoy life's little pleasures. Here's a round-up of just what transpired this week for some of our favorite people: TIM YAP Tim Yap recently celebrated his birthd[...]
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  • Elmer Borlongan’s Eye: A New Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila

  • An exhibit of Elmer Borlongan’s work over more than 20 years opens at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila -- It was an unexpected treat to view the works of Elmer Borlongan at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila before the exhibit opened to the public. An insider’s tip during the Central Bank Governor’s Reception at Fort San Antonio Abad led to the back door of the Met within the Bangko Sentr[...]
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  • Moncler and Unicef Warm Hearts This Winter

  • Some good news to brighten your day: a number of underprivileged children from different parts of the world will no longer have to wake up shivering from the harsh cold. This huge sigh of relief is thanks to the initiative 'WARMLY MONCLER FOR UNICEF’ which aims to provide clothing and dedicated winter kits to children and other underprivileged families across the globe. Moncler, the luxury Ital[...]
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  • Farewell, Pitoy (25 February 1930- 15 January 2018)

  • Lifestyle Asia Editor in Chief Anna Isabel C. Sobrepeña bids farewell to fashion icon, Fashion tzar of Asia Pitoy Moreno (25 February 1930-January 15 2018).  Margie Moran-Floirendo went to Pitoy Moreno for special occasions.  She modeled for him and, thereafter, would come to the prominent fashion designer for special clothes, particularly the Filipina dress. “His terno fit beautifully,” says t[...]
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