Your Weekend Guide (August 10, 2018)

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The Vagina Monologues

NEW VOICE Company presents Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues on Aug. 11, 8 p.m. (English) and Aug. 12, 3 p.m. (Filipino), at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City. The show stars Monique Wilson, Missy Maramara, and Mae Paner. Directed by Thea Tadiar, the monologues focus on themes such as body issues, love, sex, menstruation, childbirth, and rape. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

MaArte Fair 2018

ORGANIZED by the Museum Foundation of the Philippines, Inc. (MFPI), the 10th edition of the MaArte fair highlights men with a Pinoy Man Cave at The Peninsula Manila in Makati. The fair will be held on Aug. 10 to 12, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Among the exhibitors are Len Cabili’s Filip+Inna, Jojie Lloren for La Herminia Piña, and Tim Tam Ong. Admission is free.

PHL Readers Writers Festival

READERS and writers will reunite once again for talks, autograph signings, and workshops, and spend an afternoon with best-selling authors Erin Entrada Kelly, and Adi Alsaid at the Philippine Readers and Writers Festival 2018 on Aug. 10 to 12 at Raffles Makati. For more information and schedules, visit www.readersandwritersfestival.com.

History Con 2018

MANILA’S biggest entertainment convention, History Con 2018 will be held on Aug. 10 to 12 at the World Trade Center Manila in Pasay City. There will be meet and greet sessions with international celebrities, exhibits, lectures, and special activities. For tickets and schedules, visit https://smtickets.com/.

Eto Na! Musikal nAPO!

9 WORKS THEATRICAL presents Eto Na! Musikal nAPO!, a musical comedy featuring the music of the Apo Hiking Society. There are performances until Aug. 21 at the Maybank Performing Arts Theater, BGC Arts Center, Taguig. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Cinemalaya 14: Wings of Vision

THE 14th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival is ongoing until Aug. 12 at venues in the Cultural Center of the Philippines and selected Ayala malls. For details visit www.cinemalaya.org, www.culturalcenter.gov.ph, or TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999). Tickets for Cinemalaya films at Greenbelt, Trinoma, UP Town Center are not available at TicketWorld.

Ang Huling El Bimbo




FULL HOUSE Theater Company presents Ang Huling El Bimbo, a musical featuring the songs of the Eraserheads. Performances are ongoing until Aug. 26 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Rak of Aegis

PETA brings Rak of Aegis back for a 6th run until Sept. 2. The musical, featuring the music of the jukebox band Aegis, tells the tale of a perpetually flooded barangay and how its inhabitants adapt. The PETA Theater Center is at No. 5 Eymard Dr., New Manila, Quezon City. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).