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Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D.

Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D. Prosy Abarquez-Delacruz, J.D. writes a weekly column for Asian Journal, called “Rhizomes.” She has been writing for Asian Journal Press for 9 years now. She contributes to Balikbayan Magazine. Her training and experiences are in the field of science, food technology, law and community volunteerism for 4 decades. She holds a B.S. degree from the University of the Philippines, a law degree from Whittier College School of Law in California and a certificate on 21st Century Leadership from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. She has been a participant in NVM Writing Workshops taught by Prof. Peter Bacho for 4 years and Prof. Russell Leong. She has travelled to France, Holland, Belgium and Mexico and 22 national parks in the US, in pursuit of her love for arts.

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Musikahan! with Maestro Ryan Cayabyab

Raving gratitude for Maestro from his students “I am not in awe of people per se, because we are all pilgrims, we are given everything. Why am I here? I am medium when it comes to talent. Supernatural talent comes … Continue reading

June 28, 2017

Ryan Cayabyab’s life journey to music

(Part 1 of 2 ) “THE alphabet of grace is full of sibilants (hissing) —sounds that can’t be shouted but only whispered: the sounds of bumblebees and wind and lovers in the dark, of whitecaps hissing up flat over the … Continue reading

October 19, 2016

Nilo Alcala: An emissary for music

“All we do as writers [composers] is carve away at the mountain of reality and then pass on the pick and shovel to the next in line.” — Nestor Vicente Madali (NVM) Gonzalez, National Artist of the Philippines, 1997.  “How … Continue reading

November 04, 2015

Illustrious Maestro Andrea Morricone joins Fil-Am artists for a musical gathering

“When you practice [composing music] every day, you come into resonance with cosmic cycles. After many days you can feel the diurnal cycle inside your work; after many moons, the lunar; after years and years the constellations come in. The … Continue reading

January 07, 2015

The Vibrant Life of Sumi Sevilla Haru

Remembering a pioneering Filipino-American actor and activist “I have some of the American success indicators: a bungalow with a swimming pool, a couple pensions, some money in the bank and a decent car. Google me, and you will see that … Continue reading

October 29, 2014

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