Museums

FUB: Escolta’s revival

In its heyday, Escolta was known as the “Queen of Manila’s Streets.” It was a fashionable place where new concepts were launched, such as the country’s first cinema, the Salon de Pertierra, in 1896. During the 1930s, businesses and organizations, such as the Manila Stock Exchange, competed to have their address here. Today, it is …

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The Arete at Ateneo strengthens QC’s reputation as creative hub

Quezon City’s reputation as an artistic and creative hub was strengthened when the Areté, a futuristic building complex, opened at the Ateneo de Manila University campus in Loyola Heights in 2017. It is also home to the university’s art exhibition space and talent incubation center. Why is Ateneo interested in raising a new generation of …

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