Ballet Philippines’ Cinderella
BALLET Philippines presents Cinderella, choreographed by National Artist for Dance Alice Reyes, has performances on Fridays to Sundays until Dec. 15 at the Main Theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
Tanghalang Pilipino’s Lam-ang
TANGHALANG Pilipino presents Lam-ang, an ethno-epic musical that re-imagines the Ilokano epic “Biag ni Lam-ang,” with performances until Dec. 15 at the Little Theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Directed by Fitz Edward Bitana and with musical direction by TJ Ramos, it stars JC Santos as the epic hero Lam-ang. Check TicketWorld for the performance schedules and for tickets (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
RP10: Richard Poon The Repeat
RP10 featuring Richard Poon returns to the Newport Performing Arts Theater at Resorts World Manila on Dec. 6, 8 p.m. Mr. Poon will be performing contemporary and OPM hits with his 21-piece big-band orchestra. Special guests include Sitti and Ice Seguerra. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
Jose Mari Chan at Robinsons Magnolia
JOSE MARIE CHAN, the man behind the Christmas perenial “Christmas in Our Hearts,” will be performing at Robinsons Magnolia on Dec. 15, 6 p.m. Get exclusive access to this show by presenting a single/accumulated receipt purchase from Dec. 7 to 15 worth P2,000 from any store in the mall, or P3,000 from Robinsons Supermarket or Robinsons Appliances in Robinsons Magnolia (receipts from service outlets such as utilities, telecommunications, travel, courier, real estate, insurance, banks, schools, medical/dental clinics are disqualified). One ticket is good for one person only. This is valid on a first come, first serve basis. For complete mechanics, follow Robinsons Magnolia on Facebook; @RobinsonsMallsOfficial on Instagram; and @RobinsonsMalls on Twitter.
A Night At The Theater
SINGER/SONGWRITER Ely Buendia will once again reveal another side of himself in A Night At The Theater on Dec. 8, 8 p.m., at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila. For the concert, he will be joined by some of the cast members from the musical Ang Huling El Bimbo — Gian Magdangal, Oj Mariano, Jon Santos, Carla Guevara-Laforteza, Reb Atadero, Boo Gabunada, Topper Fabregas, and Tanya Manalang. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
Re:View 2019 at the BenCab Museum
THE BenCab Museum caps the year with RE:VIEW 2019, a group exhibit featuring 45 artists. The exhibit opens on Dec. 7 and runs until Feb. 2, 2020. The BenCab Museum is located at Km. 6 Asin Rd, Tuba, Metro Baguio. For information, visit http://www.bencabmuseum.org/. The museum is open on Tuesdays to Sundays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is closed on Mondays, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
Pasko sa Palacio
PALACIO de Memoria presents Pasko sa Palacio: A Heritage Christmas Celebration on Dec. 7, 6 p.m. The program includes performances by the Kulturang Kayumanggi Dance Troupe, Kenn Ocampo, Gracia Longcop, Sharla Cerilles, and Jurgen Unterberg. The festivities begin at 6 p.m., with a rondalla, songs and dances, highlighted with a buffet, local food fair, and drinks. Tickets are at P,1000. Proceeds will go to Kulturang Kayumanggi. Palacio de Memoria is located at Roxas Blvd., Los Tamaraos Village, 95 Bayview Drive, Parañaque City. Tickets are available at (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999) or through 8253-3294.
The Quest for the Adarna
REPERTORY Philippines’s Theater for Young Audiences presents a musical retelling of the Philippine folk tale “Ibong Adarna.” The Quest for the Adarna has performances until Jan. 26 at Onstage Theater, Greenbelt 1, in Makati. In the kingdom of Berbania, the king falls mysteriously ill and can only be healed by the song of the mythical bird, Adarna, which can be found in its mountain home. His three sons take turns attempting the dangerous journey to help their father. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
Acoustic Weekends at The Rise
NORTH MAKATI (NOMA) along Malugay St., Makati has a NOMA’s new hangout, Assembly Grounds at The Rise, which is giving promising musicians the spotlight on weekends. Singer-songwriter Eloisa Jayloni kicks off the weekend performances on Dec. 6; Tek Cortez, a human resources manager and street performer will be on Dec. 7; and singer and ukelele player Aubrey Cayanan plays on Dec. 13. For inquiries, call 8-298-8000 loc. 4 or visit www.assemblygroundsattherise.com.
Globe’s Fan Force Weekend
STAR WARS fans can join Globe’s Fan Force Weekend on Dec. 7 and 8 at the Bonifacio High Street Amphitheater at the Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. This celebrates the latest and last chapter of one of the most iconic sagas, Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker, which is set to hit movie screens worldwide on Dec. 20. Different activities set this coming weekend such as games and promos. Children can join the Jedi Academy Training and learn to wield lightsabers. Fans can have photo sessions with iconic Star Wars characters. An orchestra is playing all-time favorite Star Wars songs and accompanied by a one-of-a-kind light show. Globe customers can also share their Globe Rewards to benefit Virtualahan. For details visit the following links: www.globe.com.ph/starwars and https://www.facebook.com/events/2456253267926359/.