By WALTER ANG
Jan. 30, 2016
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Kicking off the festival is "Bodabil sa Kampus," a concert featuring Bituin Escalante, Natasha Cabrera, UP Dancesport Society and UP Jazz Ensemble, on Feb. 1, University Amphitheater, College of Science.
Bodabil is the localized version of vaudeville, popular from the 1910s to the 1960s. Shows featured comedic and dramatic skits, musical numbers and even magic acts.
"Gabi ng Luwalhati," a contemporary bodabil show, concludes the festival on Feb. 26, University Theater (near the College of Music).
This concert features singer Jeffrey Hidalgo, poet Juan Miguel Severo (known for the viral video of his poem "Ang Huling Tula na Isusulat Ko Para Sa'yo") and Virgilio Almario, National Artist for Literature, among other artists.
Lives and works
"Panahon ng Luwalhati" celebrates the lives and works of four National Artists: Severino Montano (Theater), Lamberto Avellana (Film and Theater), Manuel Conde (Film), and Nestor Vicente Madali "NVM" Gonzalez (Literature).