It’s not always about you, Manila: Art Fair 2020 explores the Visayan experience

Art in the Philippines has often been criticized as being overly Manila-centric, but Art Fair 2020 is at the very least seeking to change that by putting Visayan art front and center, starting with “Giatay,” part of its new “incubators” platform, which gives smaller galleries the chance to showcase for free. “Giatay” is a Cebuano ...

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‘Nightcrawlers,’ Nat Geo doc on Duterte’s drug war, to get Philippine premiere at new film fest

‘Nightcrawlers,’ Nat Geo doc on Duterte’s drug war, to get Philippine premiere at new film fest

A National Geographic documentary about President Rodrigo Duterte’s internationally condemned drug war — which was shortlisted for an Oscar nomination in December — will get...

Weekend Warrior (Feb. 20 – 23): A rock musical, a zombie thriller, and some inter-religious conflict

Weekend Warrior (Feb. 20 – 23): A rock musical, a zombie thriller, and some inter-religious conflict

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things...

‘It’s about the artist, not the fair’: A chat with Anton Belardo, aka Jellyfishkisses, plus what to expect from new art show ‘ALT’ (PHOTOS)

‘It’s about the artist, not the fair’: A chat with Anton Belardo, aka Jellyfishkisses, plus what to expect from new art show ‘ALT’ (PHOTOS)

Artist Anton Belardo and his melancholic ’50s housewife alter-ego Jellyfishkisses — who sports green hair, blue skin, and a nose ring — isn’t the poster child for...

Weekend Warrior: Feb. 14 – 16

Weekend Warrior: Feb. 14 – 16

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things...

‘I have lots more up my sleeve’: Curator Erwin Romulo talks fairs, films, and the function of art ahead of Art Fair 2020

‘I have lots more up my sleeve’: Curator Erwin Romulo talks fairs, films, and the function of art ahead of Art Fair 2020

There’s been a lot of buzz going on about this year’s Art Fair Philippines, the eight-year-running, three-day festival that aims to showcase the best of contemporary Filipino...

Weekend Warrior: Feb. 7 – 9

Weekend Warrior: Feb. 7 – 9

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things...

Weekend Warrior: Jan. 30 – Feb. 2

Weekend Warrior: Jan. 30 – Feb. 2

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things...

Weekend Warrior: Jan. 22 – 26

Weekend Warrior: Jan. 22 – 26

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things...

Weekend Warrior: Jan. 10 – 12

Weekend Warrior: Jan. 10 – 12

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things...


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