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Artist Spotlight: Kevin Sabino
May22

Artist Spotlight: Kevin Sabino

KEVIN SABINO Visual Artist          My Art I am a former Head of Art  and Creative Director of a multinational advertising agency. Now, I am a Creative and Design Consultant for various multinational brands. But more importantly, I am a full-time painter – something that I’ve always considered as my calling. I spent part of my childhood by the sea. I grew up in Boracay island and Panay island in Aklan, where the culture is a...

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We Left as Humans (WLAH) – Artist Spotlight

WLAH Artist Spotlight (We Left as Humans) Band Band Members David Ojeda [guitars], Mikkoy Tampil [guitars], Cromwell Ojeda [guitars], Mac Casimiro [bass], Axzell Florida [drums] Our Art Music has always been a huge part of our lives. We can’t really see ourselves not doing anything musically. For us, music is the purest form of connection you can make with other people. It is the language of the soul. It inspires us to be better human...

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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Nathaniel Alapide – Trailblazer
Feb21

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf: Nathaniel Alapide – Trailblazer

Nathaniel Alapide Artist   We live in an age of digitized aesthetics, where art can be churned out quickly, and online platforms can ensure that it lives forever. Hence, it’s rare to find artists like Nathaniel Alapide who are still willing to utilize a medium as difficult and fleeting as sand. Working for the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Nathaniel uses his unique talent and resourcefulness to create breathtaking sand-drawn art and...

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Artist Spotlight: Nathaniel Alapide, Painter & Sand Artist
Sep26

Artist Spotlight: Nathaniel Alapide, Painter & Sand Artist

  My Journey My fascination with creativity started when I was around 9-10 years old. My father brought home an art book that contained the works of Picasso, Monet, Matisse and all the other great painters. It really piqued my interest as a young kid, so I began to research more about them and their works. Then a whole new dimension of imagination opened itself up for me. I started to express myself by drawing and painting, just...

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Artist Spotlight: WYWY Band
Aug24

Artist Spotlight: WYWY Band

The Middle East teems with talented Filipino musicians, but every once in a while, an act rises above the crop and proves to be of a different, more transcendent and audacious sort of mettle. Case in point: WYWY. Take it from this quick profile, penned by lead vocalist “X.” OUR BAND The band name is inspired by The Beatles song ‘Within You Without You’ from the album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The lyrics of the song...

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