Eric Catipon
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Singapore wins Asean Art Awards 2002 grand prize
by Eric Catipon - May 13, 2002 - 12:00am
NUSA DUA, Bali, Indonesia–Singapore won its first ever Grand Prize in the Asean Art Awards 2002. Singaporean artist Francis Ng Teck Yong, who did "Constructing Construction #1" which bested 39 other...
Remembering the ’60s
by Eric Catipon - April 29, 2002 - 12:00am
Writer Lillian Hellman says in Pentimento, "I would like to see what was there for me once, and what is there for me now." The line may have well been written to capture the idea behind The Sixties Now!...
A thousand and one sights
by Eric Catipon - April 21, 2002 - 12:00am
If Scheherezade is living in the Federation of the United Arab Emirates today, a thousand and one nights would not be enough to tell wonderful tales about this remarkable Gulf state. Of the many stories, the one...
Dubai dot.com
by Eric Catipon - April 20, 2002 - 12:00am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--If you build it, they will come, goes the familiar line. And come they did when Dubai, one of the seven states federated with the United Arab Emirates, built the 400-hectare Dubai Technology,...
Arabian sights
by Eric Catipon - April 15, 2002 - 12:00am
DUBAI – Modern day Dubai is an Emirate of glass and steel towers glimmering golden under the desert sun, architectural marvels that mirror the young city’s forward-looking vision. The United Arab Emirates,...
Another national artist, Levi Celerio, passes away
by Eric Catipon - April 3, 2002 - 12:00am
The composer must have needed a lyricist in heaven. Two days after National Artist Lucio San Pedro’s death, National Artist Levi Celerio also passed away. He would have turned 92 at month’s end. Celerio...
National artist Lucio San Pedro passes away
by Eric Catipon - April 1, 2002 - 12:00am
National artist in music Lucio San Pedro passed away at the Angono Medics Hospital in Angono, Rizal at 1:45 p.m. yesterday. According to CCP artistic director Nanding Josef, he received a text message early afternoon...
Singapore’s new temple of the arts
by Eric Catipon - April 1, 2002 - 12:00am
A new temple for the arts is rising on the waterfront of Singapore’s Marina Bay, the Esplanade – Theaters on the Bay. Conceived as early as the 1970s, the $600-million art complex is the jewel in the crown...
Ground Zero
by Eric Catipon - March 25, 2002 - 12:00am
Three’s a crowd. Not so when it comes to Philippine art, and specially when it concerns the Lopez Museum, Ayala Museum and the Ateneo Art Gallery. This coming August, these prestigious art institutions will...
Taking art seriously in Singapore
by Eric Catipon - March 18, 2002 - 12:00am
SINGAPORE – Art and commerce. Strange bedfellows? Not in Singapore. The island republic has struck on a formula where the two thrive in a symbiotic existence. The development is brought about by Singapore’s...
Lords Of The Circus Rin
by Eric Catipon - March 17, 2002 - 12:00am
SINGAPORE – When the circus came to this town, it did not only regale audiences with spellbinding performances, it also established a regional base. Cirque de Soleil, the famous Canadian circus company, established...
Remember the ‘Cirque’ is in town
by Eric Catipon - March 6, 2002 - 12:00am
Neil Goldberg’s Cirque is in town and performing nightly at the Araneta Coliseum. But don’t expect a traditional circus because this form of mass entertainment has evolved and come of age. It is now politically...
Art: A different ball game for Dante Silverio
by Eric Catipon - March 4, 2002 - 12:00am
There was a time when Dante Silverio was identified with fast cars and basketball. Back in the 1970s and 1980s, businessman and sportsman was popular in the Asian car racing circuit, while his Toyota Tamaraw team...
‘Umay kayo’ to Café at the Park for a taste of Abra
by Eric Catipon - February 27, 2002 - 12:00am
Want to taste more local cuisine? How about trying Abra food for a change? The best place to do so is at The Café in the Park of Century Park Hotel. The hotel, together with the Abra provincial government,...
Falling in love with lamb
by Eric Catipon - February 20, 2002 - 12:00am
When people dine on lamb, dishes made from rack of lamb are the preferred choice. That is expected because rack of lamb is a prime cut, according to Mandarin Oriental Manila’s The Tivoli chef Norbert Gandler....
Fine dining is not hazardous to your health
by Eric Catipon - February 13, 2002 - 12:00am
Fine dining need not be hazardous to your health. All it takes is a visit to C2 Restaurant and Bar. New dishes in its expanded menu now cater to a growing health-conscious clientele. That’s why the not-so-good...
Have a ‘Down Under Dindin’ at Outback
by Eric Catipon - February 6, 2002 - 12:00am
If you heard the phrase "Down Under Dindin" and imagined images of dinner plates heaping with exciting dishes at Outback, you’re right. Outback’s new offering features a choice of menus from P185...
What makes a good chef?
by Eric Catipon - January 16, 2002 - 12:00am
For as long as he can remember, Mon Abalos Jr. has always loved food. Memories of his childhood days in Davao city are always spiced up with thoughts of his mother’s delicious cooking. Market days are well-remembered...
Jose Mendoza, sculptor for all seasons
by Eric Catipon - December 17, 2001 - 12:00am
It is said that one of the true measures of greatness is humility, and this is a virtue that Jose Mendoza possesses. All these years, the talented sculptor has remained rather unassuming, avoiding press interviews,...
The heart of cooking with Annie Guerrero
by Eric Catipon - November 21, 2001 - 12:00am
A passion for the culinary arts, the desire to impart knowledge and an entrepreneurial spirit. These were the ingredients parlayed by Annie Pascual-Guerrero into a successful chain of restaurants, Cravings, The Orange...
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