This artist wants to make you smile

Bren Bataclan is a Filipino American artist who first came to the US when he was 12 years old. Now, he's a professional artist who shares his immigrant experience through his paintings. He's also gives his paintings away to make people smile.


Arts, Culture & Media

Jungle Boys

The Jungle Boys is an makeshift band of percussionists from across the Philippines. Their rehearsal space is the beach. Reporter Philip Martin brings us this audio postcard.


In the Philippines, after the high water

We talk with Stephen Anderson, head of the World Food Program in the Philippines, and Bing Branigan, Filipina American community liaison for National Federation of Filipino American Associations, about the typhoon and resulting floods.