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Can Poetry Matter? - A Symposium

by noid ( | )
03/09/2006 - 1:00pm
03/09/2006 - 4:00pm

A Symposium

Thursday, March 2, 2006, 3-6 pm.


Poetry as a Commercial Proposition
Students, Teachers, Textbooks
Electronic Verse
The Newer Poets: Art and Audience

Featuring Gemino Abad, Lourd De Veyra, Vim Nadera, Kooky Tuason, Paolo Manalo, Gerald Burns, and the students of English 298 at UP Diliman.

Please bring a copy of a poem that "matters" to you.

Visited the website and it seems that that symposium has been moved to March 9, 1-4pm.


13th Iligan National Writers Workshop

by noid ()
03/30/2006 - 12:00am
03/30/2006 - 12:00pm

13th Iligan National Writers Workshop (INWW) Now Accepting Applicants

The National Commission for Culture and Arts (NCCA) and the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology’s Office of the Vice Chancellor for Reseach and Extension (OVCRE) are accepting applications from writers to the 13th Iligan National Writers Workshop (INWW) to be held on May 22-24, 2006 in Iligan City.

UP Film Institute's Advanced Scriptwriting Workshop

by noid ()
04/23/2006 - 1:00pm
05/28/2006 - 6:00pm

The UP Film Institute announces its first Advanced Scriptwriting
Workshop starting on March 25 and continues every Saturday therein
on April 1, 8, 22, 29 and ending on May 1 (6 Saturdays, 1-6pm).

Targeting professional screenwriters or teleplay writers, this
workshop goes beyond the basics in challenging participants to
construct culturally meaningful subjects for their scripts. The
workshop has been designed for experienced writers to cover the
advanced topics: the grammar of the film narrative, time modes in
rendering the narrative subject, blocking designs to structure the

Lambanog, Digital Film Premiere

by noid ( | )
03/11/2006 - 5:00pm
03/11/2006 - 9:00pm

Posted by Paolo Herras at the cinemanila yahoogroup.

Message: 2
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 14:47:54 +0000 (GMT)
From: Paolo Herras
Subject: LAMBANOG, Paolo Herras' 1st full-length independent digital film PREMIERE

Greetings from the producers, cast and crew of
LAMBANOG, Paolo Herras’ 1st independent digital
full-length film. We would like to invite everyone to
watch the premiere on March 11, 2006 at the UP Film
Center. 5:00pm and 7pm screenings. Tickets are 110php

Lambanog is a collection of the intertwined stories of

Opera Spoliarium Launch

by noid ()
02/28/2006 - 12:00am
02/28/2006 - 12:00pm

From Rosalinda L. Orosa's Philippine Star column today, February 25, 2006.


The CD of the three-act opera Spoliarium, with music by Ryan Cayabyab and lyrics and libretto by Fides C. Asensio, will be launched at the Podium on Feb. 28. Singing excerpts from the opera will be tenor Sal ’My-neo Malaki, only Filipino member of the LA Opera, as Luna, Cocoy Laurel as Rizal, Fides as Paz Pardo Luna’s mother, Anna Feleo as Paz, and Jonathan Badon as Paz’s brother, with the San Miguel Orchestra and the SM Master Chorale assisting.

New Landicho Book To Be Launched By UP and Ateneo

by noid ()
02/28/2006 - 3:00pm
02/28/2006 - 5:00pm

Posted by Joey Baquiran at the upfilminstitute yahoogroup:

New Landicho Book To Be Launched By UP and Ateneo

Fictionist and UP professor Domingo G. Landicho will
have his new collection of stories—Bathaluman—launched
on February 28, 3pm at the Pulungang Recto, Bulwagang
Rizal, UP Diliman, Quezon City. The event will be held
right after a poem reciting contest named after the
author, or the Landichohan 2006.

The UP Department of Filipino, the Ateneo de Manila
University Press, and the UP Office of the Initiative
for Culture and the Arts sponsor the affair. Expected

To Speak in Tongues, Sa Ngalan ng Kababaihan

by noid ()
02/25/2006 - 8:30pm
03/04/2006 - 9:30pm

Posted at the plaridel_papers yahoogroup:

Message: 11
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 23:12:48 -0800 (PST)
From: carolina claudio

20 February 2006

Dear _________________,

LIRA Poetry Workshop

by noid ()
04/30/2006 - 12:00am
04/30/2006 - 12:00pm

Posted at the plaridel_papers yahoogroup

Message: 6
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 14:10:35 -0000
From: "bebang_ej"
Subject: LIRA workshop

LIRA Poetry Workshop

Tumatanggap na ng mga aplikante ang Linangan sa Imahen Retorika at Anyo (LIRA) para sa taunan nitong palihan. Gaganapin ang mga palihan tuwing Sabado at Linggo ngayong Hunyo at Hulyo sa College of Arts and
Letters, UP Diliman, QC. Ang Pambansang Alagad ng Sining na si Virgilio S. Almario ang magiging direktor ng workshop.

Fil-Am Centennial is Accepting Submissions

by noid
03/10/2006 - 12:00am
03/10/2006 - 12:00pm

Submitted by Abe Pagtama at the indiefilipino yahoogroup:

Message: 1
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 09:59:19 -0800 (PST)
From: abe pagtama
Subject: Fil-Am Centennial is Accepting Submissions


Please look at to find out
how to submit written and visual works for the
Smithsonian's Philippine Centennial Celebration
magazine. Please forward this to Fil Am writers and

Abe Pagtama



10 fellowships open for 4th San Agustin Writers Workshop

by noid ()
03/30/2006 - 12:00am
03/30/2006 - 12:00pm

10 fellowships open for 4th San Agustin Writers Workshop

is now accepting applications for writing fellowships in the 4th San Agustin Writers Workshop to be held on May 15-19, 2006 at the President’s Conference Room, University of San Agustin main campus, Iloilo City.