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Every Filipino Fashion Designer Who Will Take the Virtual Stage of PMFF 13
Matthew Cruz | March 30, 2022

The Panasonic Manila Fashion Festival (PMFF) is gearing up for its second year taking on the virtual stage. In partnership with GO LIFESTYLE Group Inc. this year, the festival is preparing to transform itself into an industry-wide event featuring multiple talented designers that showcase the talent of the Filipino.

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Anything But Skin-deep: Kyle Amor on his Traverse into the World of Creativity
Roni Mae Serrano | March 29, 2022

California-based Filipino multimedia artist Kyle Amor, talks about his flight from working in real estate, posing for the camera, to finding his voice, freedom and place in the creative industry.

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From Interest Group to Advocates: How this Community of Bikers is Taking the Wheel for Social Change
Leo Balante | January 12, 2022

Interest groups like First Bike Ride, founded by freelance journalist Lester Babiera, have become more than just bridges in educating the public on the merits of biking, but a growing community with a proof of concept for healthier, more economical, and sustainable city living.

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The Ballad of the Pink Door: Charting 16 Storied Years and Evolution of O Bar
Leo Balante | December 17, 2021

In celebration of premier drag haven O BAR’s 16th anniversary, Rank Magazine editor Leo Balante charts the storied evolution of one of the pioneering, and most well-loved establishments that opened doors to the LGBT community. From its beginnings as a resto-bar in Malate, to its illustrious history of honing some of the most celebrated drag personalities of today, O Bar has since made its resounding return, after two years of absence off the unprecedented pause brought about by the pandemic and a devastating blow caused by the loss of one of its pillars, Rupert Acuña, in time for its founding anniversary, still standing tall in shaping a community of queer people, by queer people, and for queer people.

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Authenticity, Change, and Dialogue: Inside Tommy Hilfiger’s Fall 2021 Campaign that Tells the World to ‘Pass the Mic’
Rank Magazine | October 21, 2021

Tommy Hilfiger introduces the Fall 2021 brand campaign “Pass the Mic” that gathers a group of diverse voices on a global platform with the aim of sharing and amplifying the message of change.

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Childhood Games Take a Deadly (and Life Changing) Turn in ‘Squid Game’: Inside the Internet’s Newest Dystopian Phenomenon
Pauline Nacar | October 1, 2021

What happens when you take 456 people and offer them a 45.6 billion won prize to play a game they’ve known since childhood? In this wildly addicting series from Netflix, a cast of characters desperate for money go through lengths to win the prize, and to survive. Starring Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Jung Ho-hyeon, Heo Sung-tae, and Wi Ha-joon, “Squid Game” is one K-series for the books, and it’s definitely not for the faint-hearted.

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EXCLUSIVE: The 2021 Metrobank Art & Design Excellence (MADE) Champions the Art of Possibilities with this Year’s Awardees
Rank Magazine | September 13, 2021

Following this year’s theme of “Spectrum: The Art of Possibilities”, the Metrobank Art & Design Excellence (MADE) strengthens its commitment to amplify the reach of local creative talents and visionaries with this year’s batch of winners. Out of the record-breaking 701 submitted entries across the country, eight Filipino painters and sculptors have come out victorious with pieces that resonate present-day realities from introspective look on our collective pandemic state of mind, natural and man-made disasters, to a ringing indictment on existing social arrangement of powers.

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Shifting Gears: David Bay Breathes New Life to an Iconic Track for Debut Release
Pauline Nacar | September 3, 2021

If a particular song can’t seem to escape your mind for months and years on end, that’s a striking sign it’s probably meant to play a big part in your career. Such is the case for David Bay and his long-standing relationship with his debut track, way before it was even a single to begin with.

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CINEMALAYA 17: A Rundown of the 13 Short Films in Competition and the Filmmakers Behind the Narratives
Pauline Nacar | August 6, 2021

As the highly-anticipated annual festival draws nearer, Rank magazine looks into the short films slated to compete at the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival this year, with a stronger focus on portraying the social and cultural intricacies that make up the Filipino reality.

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‘Everything Sucks’: vaultboy and the Universality of Longing and Sadness
Pauline Nacar | July 26, 2021

In less than one year, Vaultboy has amassed over 11 Million likes on his TikTok content sharing his original songs and covers, and effectively launching his music career to the world. As ‘Everything Sucks’ gains momentum, Rank magazine sits down (virtually) with him from Florida, and talk about everything that does not suck. For the things that do, well, they make for viral songs.

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