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

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

Nico, the Artist

Nicolas "Nico" Salcedo, the Artist

Nicolas Salcedo is a multitalented visual artist. I first met him in December 2017 at Liceo de Cagayan University Senior High School along Paseo del Rio. He was one of my grade 11 students in theater. I knew right there and then that he was more talented than he claimed to be. The following school… Continue reading Nico, the Artist

CDO Personality of the Week: Qrkoni Muyalde – CDO’s Country Boy with an Old Soul

Every time he stepped onstage and the lights shone on him while music played in the background, Qrkoni Muyalde would feel his adrenaline pump and he’d start singing and strumming on his guitar. He’d get more excited when he hears the audience clap and sing with him. For Qrkoni, the stage has become his life,… Continue reading CDO Personality of the Week: Qrkoni Muyalde – CDO’s Country Boy with an Old Soul