Big Bad Wolf Book Sale
THE world’s biggest 24-hour book sale returns to Manila for the third time, running from Feb. 14 to 24 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City. The book sale offers more than 2 million books, with 17,000 new titles, which are available at 50% to 90% off their recommended retail price, and a Crazy Deals promotion with prices as low as P60. Admission is free.
ALT Philippines 2020 brings 10 contemporary art galleries together on Feb. 14 to 16 at the SMX Convention Center Aura at SM Aura Premiere, BGC in Taguig City. The art fair features 10 galleries: 1335 Mabini, ArtInformal, Blanc, The Drawing Room, Finale Art File, Galleria Duemila, Mo_Space, Underground, Vinyl on Vinyl, and West Gallery. Tickets are now available at SM Tickets (www.smtickets.com/events/view/8784). General admission is P250. Student rates are available on site (bring an ID). For more information, visit www.altphilippines.com.
Joey G at Robinsons Magnolia
FORMER Side A frontman Joey G will perform familiar love songs such as “Got to Believe in Magic,” “Hold On,” “Heart of Mine,” and “Set You Free” at Robinsons Magnolia on Feb. 15 at the mall’s Atrium.
FRESH from her stint in the musical Hamilton, Rachelle Ann Go brings her Broadway and West End experience to Resorts World Manila’s Marriott Grand Ballroom on Feb. 14, 8 p.m. The Homecoming concert — with the musical direction by Marc Lopez and overall direction by Paul Basinillo — has Lea Salonga, Erik Santos, Zephanie, as special guests, as well as musical accompaniment of the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
THE Concert King Martin Nievera and Concert Queen Pops Fernandez reunite in a show series, TWO-gether Again, on Feb. 14 to 21, 8 p.m. at the Theater at Solaire. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
REPERTORY Philippines’ 83rd performance season opens with Sarah Ruhl’s Stage Kiss, which is running until March 1 at the Onstage Theater in Greenbelt 1, Makati City. Directed by Carlitos Siguion-Reyna, it stars Missy Maramara and Tarek El Tayech. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
Under My Skin
PETA closes its 52nd performance season with Under My Skin which is running until March 22. Written by Rody Vera and directed by Melvin Lee, it is an anthology of stories about Filipinos living with HIV. The play stars Cherry Pie Picache, Roselyn Perez, Eko Baquial, Miguel Almendras, Mike Liwag, Gio Gahol, Anthony Falcon, and Gold Villar-Lim. It is part of PETA’s advocacy campaign on HIV. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).