Art by the Bay
THE ASSOCIATION of Pinoy Printmakers is holding the first online iteration of its bi-annual exhibit, “Art by the Bay.” The exhibit, which runs until Nov. 14, is centered on the concept of “reconnection and healing,” This online platform allows “Art by the Bay” attendees to continue to participate in this anticipated yearly anticipated event, and at the same time also gives artists the opportunity to sustain their increasingly precarious practice through the selling of their artworks. Art by the Bay runs until Nov. 14 at www.artbythebay.ph.
Crisis Coffee Talk with Madhur Nain-Webster
DEPRESSURIZE your life, learn practical tools to de-stress, and live well by joining the Tools for Crisis Coffee Talk on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 10 a.m. with US-based psychotherapist and author Madhur-Nain Webster. Webster is an international kundalini yoga lead trainer, a California-licensed marriage and family therapist, and the author of The Stressless Brain. Tickets to the coffee talk are priced at P750 with proceeds going to Grace to Be Born, a halfway home for pregnant women in crisis. For more information contact 0918-888-9198.
THE ORGANIZERS of Art Fair Philippines and Art in the Park, Philippine Art Events Inc., have a new art project — “Uncrating O2O,” a hybrid experience of viewing and acquiring art in real life and online. The project runs from Nov. 12 to Dec. 6 and will feature two exhibitions in a pocket venue — the Gallery at Greenbelt 5 in Makati — and online, and will present small works from up and coming artists from Tin-Aw Art Management and rarely accessible works from street artist Egg Fiasco. To access the catalog online, visit the @O2Oart on Instagram. The works on exhibit can be purchased offline or online. Visitors who use their BPI Visa Signature or Amore Platinum cards will receive a special gift from BPI.
CCP Book launch
THE CULTURAL Center of the Philippines (CCP), through its Intertextual Division, launches the e-book Sa Pababasa, Hindi Ka Nag-iisa on Nov. 27, 4 p.m., via the CCP and CCP Intertextual Division’s Facebook pages. The launch is part of the ongoing Children’s Biennale. The e-book contains a collection of children’s books, artworks for children, comics and other artistic and literary works about health, COVID-19, and the value of cooperation created by Filipino writers, illustrators, and children from different regions of the country. In addition to the e-book launch, there will be a storytelling session of “Masama Bang Humiling Ng Isa Pang Araw?” a story written and illustrated by Oliver V. Arevalo of Olongapo City. His story is part of #KuwentongKalusugan, a project of the Department of Education’s Bureau of Learning Resources. The e-book is available for free.
Steve Wozniak webinar
APPLE co-founder Steve Wozniak will be taking part in the second “Leaders Inspiring Leaders” series presented by MMI Live on Dec. 1. The webinar will see Mr. Wozniak, a Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist, in a virtual fireside chat with Filipino business leaders Ernest Cu, President and CEO of Globe Telecom, and Tommanny Tan, President and CEO of Filipino Entrepreneurs and Resources Network International, which will be hosted by journalist Roby Alampay. The webinar is on Dec. 1, 4 p.m., via www.beacons.media. Tickets are priced at P1,680. For more information, visit www.smtickets.com and www.beacons.media or call 0917-530-1047.