BLESS US ANYWAY, an exhibit of works by Geraldine Javier, opens on Sept. 14 at the Mo_Space Gallery, alongside Rocelie V. Delfin’s Isla. Delfin’s exhibit features nostalgic drawings of unnamed islands seen from the distance. Both exhibits run until Oct. 13. The gallery is at the 3rd level of MOs Design, B2 Bonifacio High Street, BGC, Taguig.

PPO opening concert

PIANIST Noriko Ogawa

THE Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra’s 37th Concert Season at Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Main Theater will open on Sept. 13, 8 p.m., with guest soloist Japanese pianist Noriko Ogawa under the baton of Yoshikazu Fukumura. The program for the concert includes Mozart’s Don Giovanni Overture, Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, and Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 7. Ticket prices range from P400 to P1,500, with discounts available to students, senior citizens and groups. For inquiries, call the CCP Box Office at 832-3704.

Kulay Diwa

A NUMBER of exhibits are ongoing at the Kulay Diwa Gallery of Philippine Contemporary Art. These include Step-in, a group show featuring the works of Azriel Domingo, Deano Ocampo, Eugene Dominguez, Jerline Sunga, John Lloyd Benz De Leon, and Jonas Miguel Arlegui; and JR Ledesma’s Hidden Grief. There are also two online exhibits ongoing at the Online Viewing Room ( The Art of Chris Boyd by Chris Boyd, and The Hermit’s Way of Looking at Life II by Michael Vincent Manalo. All the exhibits are on view until Oct. 7. The gallery is at 25 Lopez Ave., Lopez Village, Sucat, Parañaque City.

Robinsons Galleria

THE BLIND ELEPHANT and the 7 Children by Sheena Ira Tan

ONGOING UNTIL Sept. 15 at the Level 3 Veranda of Robinsons Galleria is Sheena Ira Tan’s one-woman called Pisara featuring her chalkboard art. Her pieces tell of fairy tales, myths, legends, and stories that carry universal archetypes that cut across all cultures. As part of the exhibit, there will be Storytelling Time with the artist and Sisidlan Institute teachers on Sept. 14, 2 p.m. The artworks are up for sale with part of the proceeds to be donated to Sisidlan Institute Inc., a Waldorf community where the artist teaches. Pisara will run until Sept. 15. Meanwhile, works by artist Marco Polo “MarPolo” Cabrera will be on view at the same venue from Oct. 1-15 in the exhibit Taking Chances which will show his acrylic and mixed media works.