Stuff to do (10/09/20)

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Daniel Padilla Apollo Concert

ACTOR/SINGER Daniel Padilla will be holding a digital concert titled Apollo: A Daniel Padilla Digital Experience on Oct. 11 at KTX.PH, ABS-CBN’s online paid portal for shows and live events. The concert is produced by Mr. Padilla’s own production company, Johnny Moonlight, and will feature songs from various decades showing Mr. Padilla’s eclectic music tastes. Apollo is Mr. Padilla’s third concert after Daniel: Live! In 2013 and D4 in 2018. Joining him onstage is the band Jose Carlito, fronted by his brother JC Padilla. Tickets to Apollo: A Daniel Padilla Digital Experience is priced at P499 and can be purchased via ktx.ph.

YouTube FanFest Online

YOUTUBE is bringing its much-anticipated FanFest online on Oct. 11, 4:30 p.m., with 150 creators and artists from across the region and special appearances from global YouTube stars. This year’s virtual YouTube FanFest celebrates the creative ingenuity of the creator and artist community in Asia-Pacfic, that has provided inspiration, entertainment, and moments of joy during this unprecedented time. The Fanfest’s Philippine segment will feature tributes to YouTube creators Lloyd Cadena and Emman Nimedez who passed away this year. The tribute will be via a short video where Fanfest participants and local creators such as About RAF, Fumiya Sankai, SB19, and Ben & Ben share their message and tell stories about the departed creators. YouTube Fanfest will be livestreamed on its official YouTube channel.

Shopee 10.10 Brands Festival

E-COMMERCE platform Shopee is holding its big brands sale until Oct. 10 featuring sales from official brand stores such as Infinix, Wyth, Vivo, Unilever, Oppo, MamyPoko, L’Oreal Paris, among others. Promos include free shipping with no minimum spend, cash backs, and bigger discounts when using ShopeePay. Shopee will also have a TV special to promote deals and give viewers a chance to win up to P7 million worth of prizes on Oct. 10, 10 a.m., via the 10.10 Play & Win TV Special on TV show Wowowin. The special will also feature performances by Bianca Umali, Gabbi Garcia, and 4th Impact.

Daang Dokyu

DAANG Dokyu, the Philippine documentary film festival, continues its run until Nov. 5, featuring documentaries spanning the 100 years of filmmaking in the Philippines. This week, the festival will be streaming May Istorya nga Tayo, Patay Naman Tayo (2001) by Howie Severino, Yanan (2013) by Mae Caralde, Sa mga Mata ng Balita: The Birth of Philippine TV, the News and Many Firsts, Unos at Puntos sa Bagong Milenyo (2003) by Ricardo Trofeo, Tupada ‘92: The Philippines in the Year of the Elections (1995) by Fruto Corre, Maid in Singapore (2004) by Clodualdo del Mundo, Jr., Queer Transnational Love in the Time of Social Media and Globalization (2017) by Adrian Alarilla, and Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers Movement (2014) by Marissa Aroy. The festival will also have reruns of the Martial law films shown in September including Marcos: A Malignant Spirit and A Rustling of Leaves. Daang Dokyu films can be screened via the Daang Dokyu virtual cinema on its website (daangdokyu.ph). The films are free and can be viewed for a limited time.

CCP Arthouse Cinema

THE CULTURAL Center of the Philippines (CCP) Arthouse Cinema Online celebrates National Indigenous People’s Month this October with a special screening of K’na, The Dreamweaver (2014) by Ida Anita del Mundo, and Tembong (Connecting) (2019) by Shaira Advincula on Oct. 9 to 11. K’na the Dreamweaver follows the story of a T’Boli woman torn between being a dreamweaver for her tribe and love, while Tembong (Connecting) is a short film about a T’Boli man who collects a series of patterns as an abaca goddess visits him in his dreams. Aside from the films honoring indigenous people, the Arthouse cinema will also be honoring teachers with Jerrold Tarog’s film Faculty (2010). The films can be accessed for free for 48 hours on Vimeo on Demand for free on CCP’s Vimeo channel. Existing CCP Film Society Members should check their e-mails to learn how to exclusively access these films. For more information, visit the CCP Media Arts Division Facebook page.

Tanghalang Pilipino shows films, online concert

THE RESIDENT theater company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Tanghalang Pilipino (TP) this October is presenting several shows online including three plays which serves as the directorial debuts of three members of its actors company: Kapit-Wifi by JV Ibesate (Oct. 15), Ang Hinihintay Naming… by Silvester Bagadiong (Oct. 16), and PM is the Key by Lhorvie Nuevo (Oct. 17). The company will also be holding another Handa Awit concert, this time featuring JC Santos and Anna Luna performing a medley of songs from the musical Lam-ang. They will be joined by Tex Ordoñez-de Leon, Raflesia Bravo, Gabo Tolentino, and Joshua Cabiladas, along with Actors Company members Jonathan Tadioan, JV Ibesate, Antonette Go, Lhorvie Nuevo, Manok Nellas, and Eunice Pacia. The online concert will be streamed on Oct. 24. The shows can be viewed online via the Tanghalang Pilipino YouTube page. For more information, visit the theater company’s social media pages and for those who want to donate to TP visit KTX via https://bit.ly/KTXPantawidNgTanghalan.

Ayala Museum Shop goes online

THE AYALA Museum launches its new online Ayala Museum Shop as part of its Ayala Museum Virtual offerings, with the aim of bringing the museum experience online. The online site features a new line of Ayala Museum products for contemporary uses inspired by the museum’s collection. The new line includes tote bags, face masks, notepads, sanitizing kits, and action figures, all of which are a reflection of how lives have changed during the pandemic and showcase Philippine arts and culture. Access the shop via shop.ayalamuseum.org.

Rustans.com Shop-a-Fest 10.10

THE ONLINE store of Rustans Department Store will be holding a shopping festival on Oct. 10 with brands such as Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Ralph Lauren, Lacoste, and many others offering discounts of up to 40%. The site also offers free shipping for orders above P2,000.

Araneta City ushers in 10.10 free delivery service

ARANETA City will hold a one-day free delivery promo on Oct. 10. Shop and buy remotely from anywhere in Metro Manila using the Araneta City Assist service on Oct. 10 and enjoy free shipping courtesy of MrSpeedy Delivery Service. To avail of the promo, check out Araneta City Assist on the mobile app or on the website https://delivery.aranetacity.com/ and view the list of participating stores with delivery service. Contact the store to place an order and discuss your preferred mode of payment. Mention the promo code “ARANETA ASSIST FREE” to avail of the free delivery service. Check out the website and social media pages @AranetaCity for the complete promo mechanics, terms, and conditions.

Robinsons Autosweep RFID Installation

ROBINSONS Malls is offering free Autosweep RFID installation for vehicles travelling to the south via Skyway/NAIA Expressway, South Luzon Expressway (SLEX), Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX), and Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR) Tollways. The RFID installations will be held via dedicated Autosweep kiosks from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 9 at Robinsons Place Manila and Robinsons Galleria South, and on Oct. 30 at Robinsons Tagaytay.

Online talk on curatorial development

THE JAPAN Foundation, Manila, the Philippine Contemporary Art Network, and the University of the Philippines Vargas Museum announce an Online Talk for the Curatorial Development Workshop series to be hosted live on Zoom and Facebook on Oct. 21, 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. The Public Talk will have speakers Kamiya Yukie (Gallery Director, Japan Society, New York), Chuong-Dai Vo (Researcher, Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong), and Taufik Darwis (Co-Founder, Bandung Performing Arts Forum, Bandung), as they share their insights on art and curation in their respective practice in these challenging times. The Online Talk is free and open to all. To join, register in Zoom: http://bit.ly/CuratorialDevelopmentTalk or follow The Japan Foundation, Manila on Facebook.

Webinar on architecture for kids

CHILDREN can learn about art and architecture in a Zoom webinar conducted by the Metropolitan Museum of Manila and the Japan Foundation called “What is a Built Environment? The Art and Science of Architecture for Kids” which will be held on Oct. 17, 4:30-6 p.m. The speakers are Dr. Edson Cabalfin, the Director of Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship at The Tulane School of Architecture, and Asa Montenejo who is president of children’s publisher Adarna House. They are, respectively, the author and the illustrator and designer of the book What Kids Should Know About Filipino Architecture. The event is free and will be held on Zoom with an FB Live broadcast. Register for the event here https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Q0b7c1g2S8eszABTR6v69g?fbclid=IwAR3ipPyMBJaBE1zKRxICpNjxZw6zV. For details contact the Metropolitan Museum at info@metmuseum.ph .

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