Touch me not: a resurrection of the Filipino spirit

In the Latin Bible, Jesus Christ said to Mary after His resurrection, “Noli Me tangere...” (John 20:17). Inspired by these words, Dr. Jose Rizal penned a novel about the resurrection of the Filipino people, whose time had come to arise and forge a new destiny without the oppressive grip of Spain and her abusive padres. … Continue reading Touch me not: a resurrection of the Filipino spirit

The King and I

It's almost midnight, and I can't sleep. Still exhilarated after watching The King and I's preview. Entering the award-winning Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila for the first time, I felt like Dorothy in Wizard of Oz and muttered, "Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." The plush red seats, stage, … Continue reading The King and I