CDO Personality of the Week: Emmanuel Mulawan, the Artist

Emmanuel Mulawan

To start off 2021, I decided to feature one of Cagayan de Oro’s most popular, well-loved, and talented young artists: Emmanuel Mulawan. I met Emman several years ago. I can’t remember exactly when and where we met, but I’ll never forget how amazed I was with his artistic skills. From then on, I became a… Continue reading CDO Personality of the Week: Emmanuel Mulawan, the Artist

My Favorite Christmas Movie Characters

The Grinch by Nicolas Salcedo

I have a lot of favorite Christmas characters, but for this blog post, I’m going to feature only five. To spice up things a bit, I asked one of our resident artists at Oro Teatro Bulawanon, Nicolas Salcedo, to interpret three of the characters using his makeup transformation skills. Ebenezer Scrooge Ebenezer Scrooge is the… Continue reading My Favorite Christmas Movie Characters

Glendy & Maecy: Surviving Through Art

Best friends Glendy Dalapag and Mecy Pacuribot are two of the most talented young ladies I’ve had the pleasure of working with last year. They were in my theater class under the Arts & Design track of Liceo de Cagayan University – Paseo del Rio. Whenever I asked the class to come up with creative… Continue reading Glendy & Maecy: Surviving Through Art

Christmas Dinner Delights

Liempo King Lechon na Liempo

Christmas is just a few days away, so I’m sure you’re now busy planning and preparing your family dinner for December 24 (or 25). Even if we’re still in the middle of a pandemic, we should still celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with a feast. Some changes have to be made, but… Continue reading Christmas Dinner Delights