Your Weekend Guide (February 2, 2018)

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Eugene Domingo and Sherry Lara in a scene from ’Night, Mother -- ALICIA A. HERRERA

’Night, Mother

PETA closes its 50th theater season with Marsha Norman’s Pulitzer-prize winning drama, ’Night, Mother, featuring Eugene Domingo and Sherry Lara. On an otherwise normal evening, Jessie announces to her mother Thelma that she plans to kill herself before the night ends. The show runs until March 18 at the PETA Theater Center, No. 5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (, 891-9999).

Manila Biennale

INTRAMUROS’ parks, Fort Santiago, Plaza Roma, Baluarte de San Diego, Puerta Real, and Casa Manila will be open to the public for P75 (adults) and P50 (students) throughout biennale month. Enjoy the parks, the exhibitions, shows, parties and more throughout the month. A free admission open house public preview will be held on Feb. 3 during the first #VivaManila Pasyal and Art Market.

7-Eleven Run 2018

PARTICIPANTS from Manila, Cebu, and Davao will run in unison at the 7-Eleven Run 2018 on Feb. 4, 4 p.m., at Filinvest City, Alabang (Bridgeway Ave. and Spectrum Midway).

Dex Fernandez exhibit

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines presents GC: 1, 2, 3, a video narrative of three chapters about Dex Fernandez’ Garapata character. The video can be seen from Feb. 3 to March 4 at the third floor hallway gallery. It showcases Fernandez’ collaborations and maps out the artist’s growth with replays, pauses, and repeats of images. An artist reception will be held on Feb. 15, 6 p.m. For more information, call the Visual Arts and Museum Division at 832-1125 loc. 1504/1505 and 832-3702, 0916-281-2479, e-mail, or visit

Benefit concert and one-man exhibit

THE Center for Possibilities Foundation, Inc. presents Not About the Dog, a one-man exhibit on Feb. 3, 5:30 p.m., at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Ayala cor. Gil Puyat Aves., Makati City. The exhibit will feature a series of paintings by Juno Santos, a child with special needs. The event will open a special benefit concert, Love & Luck: Bach vs Beatles with the Manila Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Prof. Arturo Molina, a fund-raising effort for the many endeavors of the Center for Possibilities. For reservations, contact Jennifer Rockwell at 0920-865-4039, 0905-367-8710; or Max Arroyo at 0908-989-8237,or 0956-823-959.

A Comedy of Tenors

REPERTORY Philippines opens its 2018 season with A Comedy of Tenors, ongoing until Feb. 18 at the Onstage Theater in Greenbelt 1, Makati City. This hilarious operatic farce is set in a hotel suite in 1930s Paris where a harassed producer, his frazzled assistant, an aging temperamental opera star and his hot-blooded wife, their daughter and her lover, an opera diva, and a singing waiter, converge before an important concert. The play is directed by Miguel Faustmann, and stars Lorenz Martinez, Shiela Valderrama-Martinez, Noel Rayos, Jeremy Domingo, Issa Litton, Arman Ferrer, and Mica Pineda. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (, 891-9999).