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The Significant "Rebel" in Ballet Manila


What is so significant about this year’s EDSA Revolution?

Ballet Manila Honors the Heroes of Edsa in “Rebel”

Ballet Manila Artistic Director and CEO Lisa Macuja-Elizalde joins the 30th anniversary celebration of the People Power Revolution with “Rebel” a full-length ballet about a hero’s journey to freedom. 482 more words

Entertainment

Prof. Copernicus thinks I am right (Last of 2 parts)

“I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.”
Robin Williams

By Alex P. Vidal

NEW YORK CITY — Three big historical events in February, March and April juxtaposed in the calendar of topics Professor Jozef Copernicus wanted to discuss with me one breezy afternoon in the blizzard-drenched Central Park. 578 more words

HISTORY

Determination

The EDSA Revolution of 1986 – it was a story about every Filipino’s dream of being free and taking part in the process. It involved over 2 million Filipino civilians, as well as several political, military and religious groups. 386 more words

Happiness

EDSA Highway, Metro Manila

The Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Metro Manila

Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, commonly referred to by its acronym EDSA, is a limited-access circumferential freeway around Manila, the capital of the Philippines. 505 more words

Travel

Is the Filipino Worth Dying For?

Today, the Philippines is celebrating a National Holiday called the Ninoy Aquino Day. Ninoy was a historic figure whose death served as a catalyst that launched the… 360 more words

Pinoy Style

Ang Paghahanap ng mga Katutubong Dalumat Pulitikal

By Antonio P. Contreras of the

 Philippine Political Science Association

Taong 1986 nang mapatalsik sa pamamagitan ng isang mapayapang pag-aklas ang diktadurang Marcos.  Ang kaganapang ito, na tinagurian natin sa ating kasaysayan bilang “EDSA Revolution,” o “People Power Revolution” ay pinuri sa pagiging mapayapa, na kung saan halos walang dumanak na dugo (Thompson, 1995).  1,227 more words

Themes

EDSA Forgotten

EDSA, that long stretch of a highway from Pasay to Caloocan formerly known as Highway 54 has long been the bane of drivers. To drive through it is to contend with a maddening mix of buses, jeepneys, trucks of all shapes and sizes, a swarm of motorcycles whose riders think they are immortals, and the occasional fool of a pedestrian streaking across with reckless abandon. 486 more words