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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

(FREE) Lecture on Teaching CNF & the Novel @ UPB

UP Baguio invites the public to a free lecture on "Teaching Creative Non–Fiction" and "Teaching the Novel" by two  pillars of contemporary Philippine Literature, Cristina Pantoja–Hidalgo and Jun Cruz Reyes, respectively.  The lecture–forum will be held on 09 April 2010 at the TV room of the College of Arts and Communication, (CAC) UP Baguio. Interested? Heto ang aming contact details: 074 444 8393 (telefax),

The activity is part of the CAC's annual "Summer Arts Extension Program."  This  year's workshops are scheduled on April 5 to 10 and include the following:

♦ For KIDDIES (7 to 11 years old)

♥ AM: Basic Drawing & Illustration, Crafts Workshop

♥ PM: Water–Based Painting, Basic Tie–Dye Painting

♦ For TEENS & ADULTS (12 up)

♥ AM: Basic Drawing & Illustration, Basic Sculpture

♥ PM: Basic Print–Making, Basic Oil Painting


♥ AM: Scriptwriting for Film

♥ PM: Voice & Diction

WORKSHOP FEES: PhP 1,500.00 (onsite registration); 20% discount for UP Students, faculty, staff & Dependents; 20% discount for early registration (b4 start of scheduled workshop)...


Tuesday, March 16, 2010

School in Butbut needs help!

I am recommending this project primarily because my good friend, Prof. Annalyn "Ikin" Salvador (UP Baguio), is involved in it.  Ikin, an adopted daughter of the Butbut folks, has spent over 10 years doing anthropological/ethnographic research in Kalinga.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

YKPO Charity Concert for Sheriff Tom Dannang

The Young yKalinga Professionals Organization, Inc. has organized a benefit concert aptly titled Y–JATON JI UMILI (An Offering of the Community) for Sheriff Thomas Dannang of Baguio City, on 06 March 2010, 5 PM, at Le Fondue along Legarda Road. Mr. Dannang has been undergoing dialysis thrice a week for some months now.

The charity project features the following cultural performance groups, bands, and singers:

Lin–awa Performing Arts PE'TUNE A.N.I.T.O.S. Band



SELDOM SEEN Band (Dick Oakes, Art Tumpao, Ernie Cacam, Jutay Jessie, Dennis Tabbang, March Fianza)

Rocky Aliping

Jun Utleg

Arnel Banasan

Johanes & Karen Amuasen

Amper Barcellano

General admission tickets sell at PhP 50.00 each, while VIP tickets sell at PhP 1,000.00 each.  For inquiries, email or text/call Berna Balway @ 09081017851.

Lecture/Forum on Ethnicity, Identity & Language Learning