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Your Weekend Guide (August 16, 2019)

TWIN Bill Theater presents Mark St. Germain’s Dancing Lessons on Aug. 16 to 24 at Power Mac Center Spotlight in Circuit Makati.

Your Weekend Guide (August 9, 2019)

THE biggest independent film festival celebrates 15 years with the showcase of 10 full-length films and 12 short features until Aug. 13.

Your Weekend Guide (August 2, 2019)

IN celebration of the 22nd Japanese Film Festival or EIGASAI, The Japan Foundation Manila, together with the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is bringing the Japanese independent film, Lying to Mom, to Manila on Aug. 3, 6:15 p.m., at the CCP Little Theater

Your Weekend Guide (July 26, 2019)

PALACIO de Memoria hosts its first heritage weekend lecture series, dubbed “Tertulia de Memoria,” on July 27 and 28.

Your Weekend Guide (July 19, 2019)

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) will host the first Asia Choral Grand Prix on July 21, 6 p.m., at the CCP Main Theater.

Your Weekend Guide (July 12, 2019)

BINONDO: A Tsinoy Musical returns for a limited run at The Theater at Solaire until July 14.

Your Weekend Guide (July 5, 2019)

THE hit Pinoy jukebox musical Rak of Aegis returns to the PETA Theater Center, with ongoing performances until Sept. 29.

Your Weekend Guide (June 28, 2019)

THE LGBTQ+ community, in this year’s Metro Manila Pride themed #ResistTogether, will march in the streets of Marikina to celebrate life and protest against the injustices suffered by the community on June 29 at the Marikina Sports Center. Admission is free. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/mmprideorg/.

Your Weekend Guide (June 21, 2019)

BEAUTIFUL vintage creations by couturier Frederick Peralta — from gowns and dresses to suits, all in mint condition — are on sale daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at The Hub at Marriott Manila until June 23.

Your Weekend Guide (June 14, 2019)

BASED on the true story of Carole King’s remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to rock ‘n’ roll legend, Beautiful features classics such as “You’ve Got a Friend,” “One Fine Day,” “So Far Away,” “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow,” and “Natural Woman.”

Your Weekend Guide (June 7, 2019)

HISTORIA Culinaria, y Cultura, a two day festival on June 8 and 9 in the heritage town of Taal, Batangas aims to educate visitors on interesting and little known facts about significant segments in Philippine history such as art and architecture. The festival includes talks by experts, guided tours around Taal, film screenings, a photography display of Taal’s historical places. For inquiries, call 0927-975-1683, 0916-633-6706, or 0961-252-3338.

Your Weekend Guide (May 31, 2019)

THE final performances of The Kundiman Party will be this weekend at the PETA Theater Center in Quezon City until June 2.

Your Weekend Guide (May 24, 2019)

NATIONAL Book Store will be holding its Grand Back to School Fair on May 24 to 26, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., at the Glorietta Palm Drive Activity Center in Makati City.

Your Weekend Guide (May 17, 2019)

EMERGING bands and budding young artists gather as De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) celebrates its 30th year with the first Benilde Music and Arts Festival: Best of Benilde @ 30 on May 18 to 24 at the College’s School of Design and Arts (SDA) Campus.

Your Weekend Guide (May 10, 2019)

A CONCERT honoring the National Artists for Music, Himig ng Bayan, will be held on May 9, 8 p.m., at the Main Theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) in Pasay City.

Your Weekend Guide (May 3, 2019)

THE Philippine Montessori Center Instrumental Ensemble (PMCIE) continues its journey as global Filipino musical ambassadors with Pinoys to the World: A Celebration of Filipino Musical Artistry, a concert series that began in the Philippines in February this year and will culminate in a string of performances in New York City, including a gala concert at the world-famous Carnegie Hall on May 31.

Your Weekend Guide (April 26, 2019)

INSTITUTO CERVANTES celebrates the Día del Libro (International Book Day) at Makati’s Ayala Triangle on April 27.

Your Weekend Guide (April 12, 2019)

LEARN about Oreo’s latest promo and win a trip to South Korea and other prizes at the Oreo Play & Win Grand K-Pop Fans Day on April 13, 2 p.m. at the Eastwood mall open grounds. There will be activities and performances by AC Bonifacio, Jinho Bae, and LMN Dance Crew.

Your Weekend Guide (April 5, 2019)

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) will hold the 3rd Performatura festival on April 5 to 7 with activities including poetry readings, literature classes, chanters from the regions, and slam poetry contest. For the complete festival schedule, visit performatura.wordpress.com.

Your Weekend Guide (March 29, 2019)

SHANGRI-LA Plaza rounds off celebrations for International Women’s Month with the INSPIRE | WOMEN photo exhibit, which marks the 11th anniversary of fashion photographer Rxandy Capinpin, and his latest collaboration with clothier Levenson Rodriguez.

Your Weekend Guide (March 22, 2019)

POTTED POTTER returns to Manila with performances at the Maybank Performing Arts Theater, BGC Arts Center in Taguig City on March 22 to 24.

Your Weekend Guide (March 15, 2019)

THE affordable art fair returns to Jaime Velasquez Park in Salcedo Village, Makati, for its 13th year on March 17, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Your Weekend Guide (March 8, 2019)

THE Filinvest City Open Grounds in Alabang, Muntinlupa City will be hopping on March 9 and 10 as Globe Telecom and Karpos Multimedia bring back the annual music and arts festival, Wanderland.

Your Weekend Guide (March 1, 2019)

THE Center for Possibilities Foundation, an NGO dedicated to addressing the plight of indigent children with special needs, will be staging a concert at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium of the RCBC Plaza, Ayala Ave., Makati City on March 2, 6 p.m. titled Love Inclusively, to be preceded by the opening of the Art Exceptional exhibit.

Your Weekend Guide (February 22, 2019)

Dirty Old Musical (DOM), about a 1980s one-hit wonder band that reunites more than 30 years later to raise funds for an ailing member, is back for a third run with new cast members and new songs.

Your Weekend Guide (February 15, 2019)

PETA presents Charot! (colloquial Filipino for “just kidding”), a musical which presents current events and imagines a future under a new charter and its consequences.

Your Weekend Guide (February 8, 2019)

FOR the 6th concert in its 36th concert season on Feb. 8, 8 p.m., at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Main Theater, the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO), under the baton of Yoshikazu Fukumura, will perform Carl Maria von Weber’s Der Freischutz Oveture, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 39, K.543 in flat major, and Johannes Brahms’s Symphony No. 2, op 73 in D major. For inquiries and tickets, contact the CCP Box Office (832-3704), visit www.culturalcenter.gov.ph, or contact TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Your Weekend Guide (February 1, 2019)

THE LARGEST multi-arts festival, in the country organized by the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), will be held from Feb. 1 to 3 at the CCP grounds.

Your Weekend Guide (January 25, 2019)

PIANIST Raul Sunico, together with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, will perform four piano concertos — No. 1 in F-sharp minor, op. 1, No. 2 in C minor, op. 18, No. 3 in D minor, op. 30, and No. 4 in G minor, op. 40 — by Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff in A Rach Concert on Jan. 26, 8 p.m., at the Main Theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

Your Weekend Guide (January 18, 2019)

ENJOY an evening of the hits of National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab in this tribute concert on Jan. 18, 8 p.m., at the BGC Arts Center in BGC, Taguig City.

Your Weekend Guide (January 11, 2019)

THE Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, QC, hosts the Philippine Circuit Show 2019 from Jan. 10 to 13.

Your Weekend Guide (December 28, 2018)

THE Executives Band (of Raul S Manglapus) will be filling the Grand Atrium Shangri-La Plaza Mall with the sound of big band music on Dec. 29, 7 p.m.

Your Weekend Guide (December 21, 2018)

Jose Mari Chan live THE Philippines’ personification of Christmas, the man whose voice fills the airwaves the moment the ’ber months arrive, will be having...

Your Weekend Guide (December 7, 2018)

IN celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Cultural Center of the Philippines presents AHRT!: Artists for Human Rights on Dec. 8, 3-10 p.m., starting with the artist talk The Memory Project 01: The Thirteen Artists in a Time of Dictatorship from 3-6 p.m., Bulwagang Juan, with Jaime de Guzman, Danilo Dalena, Brenda Fajardo, Cian Dayrit, Carlo Gabuco, Eisa Jocson, Archie Oclos, and moderated by Karen Ocampo Flores.

Your Weekend Guide (November 30, 2018)

ENJOY a series of musical performances featuring a certified birit queen and one of the country’s leading orchestras. Award-winning vocalist Morissette will be sharing the stage with the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra on Dec. 1 at Robinsons Place Manila; Dec. 8 at Robinsons Galleria; and Dec. 15 at Robinsons Magnolia. All shows are at 6 p.m.

Your Weekend Guide (November 23, 2018)

GRAND Leisure Corp. and StartUp Village, in cooperation with Solaire Resort & Casino, present Music and Laughter: A Tribute Show for Rico J. Puno on Nov. 23, 8 p.m., at the Theatre at Solaire.

Your Weekend Guide (November 16, 2018)

SHANGRI-LA Plaza kicks off the holiday season with exclusive events, performances, and bazaars this month. During November weekends, fairs and bazaars will be held at the East Atrium and Food Forum at the Main Wing: The Grand Christmas Fair by The Weekend Showroom and food finds at A Taste of Christmas by Silk Events until Nov. 18; and Make Your Own Havaianas event at Grand Atrium from Nov. 17 to 20.

Your Weekend Guide (November 9, 2018)

ATLANTIS Theatrical Entertainment Group presents Waitress, a musical about a waitress at a diner who decides to join a pie baking contest which she hopes would give her a chance to live a new life, from Nov. 9 to Dec. 2, 8 p.m., at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium at the RCBC Plaza in Makati City.

Your Weekend Guide (October 26, 2018)

RESORTS World Manila presents All Out of Love The Musical until Oct. 28 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater. Featuring the music of Air Supply, the story is written by award winning Canadian playwright Jim Millan. After music mogul Tommy King convinces rocker Jimmy Crimson to pursue a world tour to promote a new album but to also dump his girlfriend, Jimmy changes his mind and pursues his love. For tickets and schedules, contact TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Your Weekend Guide (October 19, 2018)

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), in cooperation with the Music School of Ryan Cayabyab, presents the Akapela Open International finals night at the CCP Main Theater on Oct. 20, 7 p.m. Akapela Open International is a movement and competition for contemporary a cappella ensemble singing.

Your Weekend Guide (October 12, 2018)

ROBINSONS Malls hosts free live shows to be held in time with its Robinsons Malls Giant Sale from Oct. 12 to 17, with a wide array of stores and outlets offering up to 50% off.

Your Weekend Guide (October 5, 2018)

JULIE Borromeo’s Performing Arts Foundations presents Guadalupe The Musical at the Meralco Theater until Oct. 14. With book and lyrics by Joel Trinidad and direction by Baby Barredo, the story is based on the apparition of the Virgin Mary to peasant Juan Diego in Mexico in 1531.

Your Weekend Guide (September 28, 2018)

THE SANDBOX Collective and 9 Works Theatrical present the Philippine debut of Lungs, a play by Duncan Macmillan, until Oct. 7 at the Power MAC Center Spotlight, Circuit Makati.

Your Weekend Guide (September 21, 2018)

THE SANDBOX Collective and 9 Works Theatrical present the Philippine debut of Lungs, a play by Duncan Macmillan, until Oct. 7 at the Power MAC Center Spotlight, Circuit Makati. With temperatures warming, sea levels rising, and the planet slowly dying, one couple considers the unthinkable — having a baby.

Your Weekend Guide (September 14, 2018)

M. Butterfly JHETT TOLENTINO and Frontrow Entertainment proudly present M. Butterfly, the 1998 Tony Award winner for Best Play, by David Henry Hwang until Sept....