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Artworks for exhibit at the art and music event ‘Kultura’

Ka Freddie’s Music Restaurant on Tomas Morato in Quezon City will be the venue for “Kultura” on July 28.

The event showcases 12 original and especially selected watercolor and acrylic paintings by artists Roland Santos and Nik Masangcay whose works are featured in the coffee table books “Nostalgia” and “Philippines.”

Freddie Aguilar

Freddie Aguilar

The hardbound publications are the creations of award-winning publisher and author Marlene Aguilar, who is also the curator for the event. Cocktails commence at 5 p.m.

Later that night, singer-composer Freddie Aguilar will perform live with the Watawat Band. Aguilar is President Rodrigo Duterte’s adviser on Philippine art and culture.

Guests of honor at the event are Frederick M. Alegre, Asst. Secretary, Department of Tourism, Office of Public Affairs,Communications and Special Projects; Rafael M. Alunan III, former DILG Chief; Rhodora “Dodod” Cadiao, Governor of Antique; Arthur P. Tugade, Secretary, Department of Transportation; and art patrons Dolores Encabo Barrion-Palacios and Ma. Teresita Herrera.

“Kultura” is a nationwide affair sponsored by the Department of Tourism. It is a travelling show to be presented in eight key cities in the Philippines covering the provinces of Antique, Cavite, Davao, Iloilo, Aklan, Mountain Province, Palawan, and Pangasinan.

“Kultura” aims to promote tourism through Philippine music, art and culture.

Effective role for Jackie Rice

Jackie Rice

Jackie Rice

It seems Jackie Rice is playing Lucy in “My Love From The Star” effectively because she’s getting into the nerves of fans of the series.

Her being “plastic” to Steffi (Jennylyn Mercado) is clear to fans who are, of course, on Steffi’s side. Lucy is also in love withWinston (Christian Bautista) who in turn has eyes only for Steffi.

The Philippine adaptation of the hit Koreanovela “My Love From The Stars,” also starring Gil Cuerva, airs weeknights on GMA Telebabad.

Tidbits: Happy b-day greetings today, July 8, go to Willie Nepomuceno, Ces Drilon, Gardo Versoza, Marco Revilla, Evel dela Cruz, Priscilla Ty, Miloy Trinidad, James Maturino, Liza Velasco, Viz Bonalos, Prof. Carmencita Aguilar, Emylou del Castillo, Jude Bautista, Carmela Honrado, Nini Rubia Enrique, and Sunny Ilacad… July 9: Rod Ongpauco, Atty. Jessie Eustaquio, Baby Joson, Susan Bañaría, Loretta Atienza Lina, Mark Pierre Tobias, Veronica Bayota, Bam Romana, Empoy Marquez and Cirilo Bautista… July 10: Collyn Yapbuan Vergara, Marco Sison, Princess Revilla, Philip Nazareno, Alex Timbol, Armand Braun Jr., Rufina Mangabat-Aldeano, Linda Dizon, Sally Ancheta, Millie Gurfinkel, Senedy Que, Wilma Doesnt and Rep. Evelio Leonardia. …

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