Thursday, February 23, 2006

Small Voice: a photo exhibit at the Alcove

small voice

Opens March 6, 5:30Pm, and runs to March 21. The Alcove Photo Gallery, located at the Filipinas Heritage Library, Makati Avenue, Ayala Triangle, Makati City, is open Tuesday to Saturday at 9:00AM to 6:00PM.


We are but a small voice of compassion for the less fortunate in this world. Yet, it is our purpose to make our voice heard through our art. Through our photographs, we hope to call attention to the needs of those whose voices are even smaller than ours. If you reminisce about your childhood, you will remember how small your voice was, both literally and figuratively.

Pause for a moment and compare your childhood voice with the voices of community children, the street children who we see almost everyday. These children have voices so minute that they are practically unheard. Silence envelops the misfortunes of community children, misfortunes that have been brought about by environmental and social factors such as domestic violence.

Children are frequent victims of domestic violence. Violence in the home is not only physical, but also takes the form of emotional and mental harm. Our exhibit, Small Voice, recognizes the plight of community children. Our photographs attempt to communicate their anguish through the use of symbols and metaphors.

Through Small Voice, we would like to amplify their muffled voices so that more people might listen. For more details, please call 8921801, email , or visit

Monday, February 13, 2006

Isha at the Podium

I was watched singer-songwriter-pianist Isha live at the Podium, and immediately became a fan. Her new album, "Katakataka" is quirky, fun and romantic. Get the album and catch her performances.

More info on Isha HERE and HERE.

Click HERE to see more photos from the Podium event.


Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Rock Ed Philippines

Linisin ang Pilipinas!

I've volunteered to take photos for Rock Ed and Dakila's joint clean up program of the Philippine relief map in Luneta. The map is now clean, and the team has scheduled Feb 26 to be painting day. We are looking for volunteers who are willing to paint the map, as well as funds to provide the paint. Details of the cleanup program HERE

From the Rock Ed Website:

"Our main objective is to find alternative ways to make the young Filipino more interested in socio-civic realities, critical thinking, and having relevant knowledge about the complex issues du jour.

Our secondary objective is to train teachers through creative teaching workshops to be more effective in communicating with their students. (e.g. We offer lectures on Media Literacy, Environmental Science, new approaches to teaching Geology, Math Teacher Training, Pre-School and Grade School Classroom best methods, Phil-Chi Cultural lectures, Poetry and Creative Writing, Archaeology in the Philippines, etc.

Our dream is to make teachers more hip. A great byproduct of the first two objectives is providing the young professionals a venue to volunteer their time and expertise through these alternative classes. To experience getting involved in nation building through their professions."

dakila head honcho ronnie lazaro

roy, volunteer

tado, volunteer

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pj and gang in kapangan, benguet

no more excuses, philippines!

Monday, February 06, 2006

Amihan Week 2

Click HERE to see more photos I took of the second week of Amihan

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rhona, photo by chappy

Click HERE to see pictures taken by Chappy, Camille, and the other awesome SP photographers


Friday, February 03, 2006

Mt. Gulugod Baboy, Anilao Batangas

UP Mountaineers level 1 training climb last January 28-29: