Andres Bonifacio: Betrayed!

Erehwon Films latest offering to the public shows the historic confrontation at the Tejeros Convention between Andres Bonifacio and Daniel Tirona, a member of the Magdalo faction loyal to Emilio Aguinaldo. On March 22, 1897, two rival factions of the Katipunan, the Magdiwang and the Magdalo, met in Tejeros, Cavite.  The meeting had clear objectives: …

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Mike Hanopol Topbills Erehwon’s Filipino Music Legends Series 2

Erehwon Center for the Arts continues its feature on Filipino Music Legends by highlighting Mike Hanopol, another pioneer of rock music in the Philippines.   He is best remembered for his trademark song, “Laki sa Layaw,” and the bands, Hagibis, and Juan dela Cruz. In this performance, Mike is accompanied by guitarist Neri Moreto. “Laki sa…

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Heber Bartolome Starts Off Filipino Music Legends Series

Filipino folk and rock legend, songwriter, composer, poet, guitarist, bluesman, and visual artist Heber Bartolome performed at Behn Cervantes The Roofdeck, moving his listeners with his signature song, “Tayo’y Mga Pinoy,” one of his best known socially relevant songs, which was embraced as a protest anthem from the late 1970s to the 1980s. His compositions…

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Erehwon bids farewell to Bien Lumbera

Erehwon bids its fond farewell to National Artist for Literature Bienvenido “Bien” Lumbera, who has left an indelible legacy as a poet, librettist, dramatist, and critic.  Our Center is honored by his guesting at our art events.  Lumbera was proclaimed a National Artist in 2006, with the citation pointing out that “as a poet, he…

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Behn Cervantes Memorial Plaque and Sculpture Unveiled

A life-size sculpture of Behn Cervantes made by artist Jose Al Giroy welcomes all visitors to Erehwon’s new hangout place for artists, The Roofdeck.  He stands in front of his memorial plaque installed strategically at this entrance.  These are in honor of the late artist and activist Behn Cervantes whose words gave life to what…

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Erehwon Ventures into Short Film Production

Erehwon ventured into its newest undertaking, “films.com,” with its inaugural short film, “Rizal and the Secret of the Light,” open for public viewing through Erehwon’s facebook page and youtube.   The next films will feature episodes on Andres Bonifacio, Macario Sakay, the HUKBALAHAP movement, Edgar Jopson, and several other events in history. The first series of…

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