Your Weekend Guide (August 24, 2018)

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Comedy nights

COMEDY MANILA presents Funny Fridays: State of Hilarity at 8:30 p.m., on Aug. 24, at the Teatrino at the Promenade, Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan. For tickets (P500), visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Art lecture

THE Ayala Museum and Alliance Française de Manille will hold a talk called “Art Appreciation: Understanding French Impressionism” on Aug. 25, 3-5 p.m. at the museum’s Ground Floor Lobby. The lecture, The lecture — which aims to provide an overview of the art movement, its artists, and the experimental techniques they used to depict the fleeting colors and light of daily modern life — will be given by Bryan Anthony Paraiso. This event costs P450 (regular rate), P285 (students and teachers), and P321 (senior citizens and PWD). Ticket is inclusive of a lecture kit, coffee sponsored by The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, and complimentary museum admission on Aug. 25. For inquiries and reservations call 759-8288 loc 8272 or e-mail education@ayalamuseum.org.

Pineapple Lab auction

PINEAPPLE LAB is holding its very first auction: Going Once! Going Twice! on Aug. 25. Doors open at 2 p.m. for an exhibition of the works while the auction itself begins at 4 p.m. The auction is a showcase of emerging artists like Nika Dizon, Jappy Agoncillo, Soleil Ignacio, Miguel Luis, Art Tavera, Alfred Marasigan, Chino Carlo, Adam Red, Chalk Zaldivar, Jill Arteche, Ivy Pangilinan, Isobel Francisco, Gabi Nazareno, Jan Fresco, Vin Quilop, Kris Abrigo, Pepe Delfin, Camcas Cervantes, Ralph Eya, Jur Cui, Rachel Halili, Paul Correa, RC Camarines, Pat Abella, Ma. Jamie Camille Sarmiento, and Tokwa Peñaflorida. Pineapple Lab is at 6053 R. Palma St., Poblacion, Makati City.

IV of Spades at the mall

BREAKOUT indie band IV of Spades

BREAKOUT indie band IV of Spades will bring its signature sound to Shangri-La Plaza mall on Aug. 25, 7 p.m. at the Grand Atrium. The Myx Music Awards’ New Artist of the Year for 2018, IV of Spades caught the public’s attention with its catchy, retro-inspired tunes like “Hey Barbara” and “Mundo” — as well as its slick, ’70s-inspired outfits. For inquiries, call 370-2597/98 or visit www.facebook.com/shangrilaplazaofficial.

Filmmaking workshop

YOUNG aspiring filmmakers will learn how to make short films using smart phones at the Wisik: Short Filmmaking Workshop on Aug. 25 and 26 at the Mandaluyong City Hall grounds. For more information, visit nccataga-alog.com.ph or www.facebook.com/tagaalog2018, or e-mail nccatagaalog@gmail.com.

Gee-gee at Waterina Ang Musikal

ARTIST Playground presents Gee-gee at Waternina ang Musikal, the company’s first original Pinoy musical, on Aug. 25 and 26, 7 p.m., at Arts Above, Artist Playground II, 112 West Venue Bldg., West Ave., Quezon City. Directed by Andrew de Real, the musical features new original music composed by Jesse Lucas, with story, book, and lyrics by J. Dennis C. Teodosio, and choreography by Lezlie Dailisan. It stars Roeder Camanag and Norman Penaflorida. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Fields of Gold




THE CULTURAL Center of the Philippines (CCP) presents Mark Anthony A. Carpio and the Philippine Madrigal Singers in a concert called Fields of Gold, on Aug. 26, 5 p.m., at the CCP Main Theater. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Supremo Redux: The Musical

THE PHILIPPINE Stagers Foundation presents Supremo Redux: The Musical, which tackles the life of revolutionary hero Andres Bonifacio, on Aug. 26, 7 p.m., at Cinema 9, SM North EDSA, Quezon City. The show is written and directed by Vincent M. Tañada. The P350 tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Rescheduled concert

AFTER HAVING been caught up in the recent mess at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport which led to the cancelation of their concert last Saturday, K-pop group GFriend will hold the rescheduled concert this Sunday.

THE POSTPONED concert of Korean pop group GFriend which was supposed to be held on Aug. 19, has been rescheduled for Aug. 26, 7 p.m., at the Kia Theater at the Araneta Center, Cubao, QC. Season of GFriend in Manila is the group’s first solo concert in the Philippines. The show was postponed after the six-member girl group — consisting of Sowon, Yerin, Eunha, Yuju, SinB and Umji — was caught up in the airport mess that happened at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after an airplane skidded off the runway. The producers My Music Taste announced that all tickets will be honored for the concert on Sunday. All eligible fans will still enjoy the perks bundled with their tickets. VVIP ticket holders are entitled to attend the red carpet, photo wall, question-and-answer, sound check and hi-touch. Tickets to the concert are still available at TicketNet for P11,000, VVIP; P4,400, VIP Standing A; P3,500, VIP Standing B; P3,000, 2F Loge; and P2,300, 2F Balcony.

Eto Na! Musikal nAPO!

9 WORKS THEATRICAL presents Eto Na! Musikal nAPO!, a musical comedy featuring the music of the Apo Hiking Society, until Sept. 2 at the Maybank Performing Arts Theater, BGC Arts Center in Taguig City. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Ang Huling El Bimbo

FULL HOUSE Theater Company presents Ang Huling El Bimbo, a musical featuring the songs of the Eraserheads, until Sept. 2 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City. The musical tells a story of friends who reunite after 20 years and look back on the things that brought them together and kept them apart. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Rak of Aegis

PETA’s original musical, Rak of Aegis, is now on its 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).