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3 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

It’s a Mall World

The mega mall shopping experience -- the mall as a multi-purpose space, an extension of the living room and social scene -- is relatively new in Manila.

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15 Aug 2006 // 9:00 PM

For God and Country

Alave expounds upon the Philippine's separation of church and state; or rather, the lack thereof.

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30 Apr 2006 // 9:00 PM

A Month to Remember… a Month to Forget

From natural disasters to political upheaval, chaos reigns as Alave chronicles an unforgiving February in the Philippines.

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23 Mar 2006 // 9:00 PM

To Eat Well Is to Live Well

Overseas Filipino workers (OFW's) have little choice but to leave their children for years at a time. In Alave's case, her mother's absence culminated in results that were, eventually... delicious.

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30 Jan 2006 // 9:00 PM

Too American?

Staying true to one's nationality while embracing the culture of another can create a soul-searching challenge.

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26 Sep 2005 // 9:00 PM

Kathmandu and The Traveler With Bad Timing

Shiva, the Hindu god that simultaneously dances life and death, is a perfect icon for modern-day Kathmandu.

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18 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Alave detects the return of martial law in the Philippines' hot summer air.

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30 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

On Valentine's Day a series of bombs exploded in the Philippines, including one on Ayala Avenue, where Alave gets off the train to catch the bus home from work every day. Alave gives us a taste of life, post 9/11, in this place of more than 7,000 islands.

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//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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