Cast of ‘Tabing Ilog the Musical’ to stream free concert for theater workers’ relief

Didn’t catch the staging of Tabing Ilong: The Musical? You’ll have a chance to catch a whiff of the postponed musical reboot, which drew inspiration from the early 2000’s hit teen TV drama as its theater cast returns to perform music from the show, streaming tomorrow at 8pm, on ABS-CBN’s Facebook page. The best part: ...

First-ever Pinay version of ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ unveiled in PH-exclusive cover

First-ever Pinay version of ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ unveiled in PH-exclusive cover

Fans of comic books, ass-kicking women (and nostalgic crossovers) rejoice. For the first time ever, a Filipina vampire slayer is gracing the cover of comic book series Buffy the...

Cult classic ‘ZsaZsa Zaturnnah Ze Muzikal’ streams free on May 30

Cult classic ‘ZsaZsa Zaturnnah Ze Muzikal’ streams free on May 30

Look who’s vack…erm, back. ZsaZsa Zaturnnah Ze Muzikal, the comic-book-sourced musical comedy, will be streaming free on the Cultural Center of the Philippines’...

‘John Denver Trending’ director offers free mentorship for Visayan storytellers

‘John Denver Trending’ director offers free mentorship for Visayan storytellers

Calling all budding filmmakers (or your aspiring auteur friends). Arden Rod Condez, the director behind acclaimed Filipino indie drama John Denver Trending, is offering 10...

Buzzy Imelda Marcos documentary ‘The Kingmaker’ to stream free this May

Buzzy Imelda Marcos documentary ‘The Kingmaker’ to stream free this May

Mark your calendars. Controversial Imelda Marcos documentary The Kingmaker, which generated a lot of buzz since it premiered in the U.S. in 2019, will be free to view on...

Art for Science: Space Encounters stages online exhibit to fund COVID-19 research

Art for Science: Space Encounters stages online exhibit to fund COVID-19 research

Great news for both art and science fiends. Pasig-based art gallery Space Encounters is holding an online exhibit that kicked off this week and will run until the end of May, and...

More Lockdown Entertainment: Musical ‘Ang Huling El Bimbo’ streams free for a limited time

More Lockdown Entertainment: Musical ‘Ang Huling El Bimbo’ streams free for a limited time

Nostalgia is a powerful drug, which explains why the musical Ang Huling El Bimbo (“The Last El Bimbo”) was such a hit among Gen Xers and older millennials when it...

Digital screen fatigue? Fully Booked opens virtual shelves for physical book deliveries

Digital screen fatigue? Fully Booked opens virtual shelves for physical book deliveries

Do your tired eyeballs need a break from consuming a barrage of content through digital screens? Page sniffers, this one’s for you. One of the country’s major...

Bored? Rom-com flick ‘I’m Drunk, I Love You’ is streaming for free on YouTube

Bored? Rom-com flick ‘I’m Drunk, I Love You’ is streaming for free on YouTube

A collective groan was heard in Metro Manila and other (unlucky?) places when the government announced that the enhanced community quarantine will be extended for at least two...

Fellini in the Philippines: Italian MovieMov filmfest goes digital on its fifth year

Fellini in the Philippines: Italian MovieMov filmfest goes digital on its fifth year

Fancy catching a Fellini? Oh stop snickering, we meant a film by Federico Fellini, guys. The annual Italian MovieMov film festival, which kicked off yesterday and will run until...


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For reviews, previews and the latest happenings in the Manila arts scene, head on to the Coconuts Manila arts section. Manila is home to interesting Filipino artists who are more than willing to share their insights and creative process. We love chatting up with painters or film makers who give us a more in-depth look into their work. We also have listings of must-see exhibits, must-watch plays and must-catch gigs. The writers of Coconuts Manila are avid supporters of local artists, and we always try to spread the word about their work.

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