Tertulia de Memoria
PALACIO de Memoria hosts its first heritage weekend lecture series, dubbed “Tertulia de Memoria,” on July 27 and 28. The restored pre-war Roxas Boulevard estate and gardens serve as the backdrop and venue for this two-day event that aims to foster a renewed sense of heritage appreciation. With broadcast journalist Ces Drilon as moderator, the speakers include heritage and cultural advocate Isidra Reyes; architect, author and professor Dr. Gerardo Lico; ABS-CBN Film Restoration head Leo Katigbak; Cultural Heritage Studies Program Head of the Ateneo de Manila University, Dr. Fernando N. Zialcita; playwright and essayist Floy Quintos; and Heritage Conservation Society trustee Conrado Alampay. The forums range from adaptive reuse for buildings, to art and film restoration. There will be special sunset movie screenings of digitally re-mastered and restored Filipino movies: on July 27, 5 p.m., Peque Gallagas’ Oro, Plata, Mata (1982); July 28, 5p.m., National Artist Eddie Romero’s Ganito Kami Noon, Paano Kayo Ngayon (1976). Tickets are available at Palacio de Memoria on 95 Roxas Blvd., Parañaque, at www.ticketworld.com.ph, and at selected TicketWorld outlets. For details visit https://www.facebook.com/thepalaciodememoria/.
Sheena Easton concert
RANDOM Minds presents Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Sheena Easton in a concert, Sheena Easton Live in Manila, on July 26, 8 p.m., at the Theatre at Solaire. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
Ang Huling El Bimbo
FULL HOUSE Theater Company presents the final run of Ang Huling El Bimbo, a musical featuring the songs of the Eraserheads, with performances until Aug. 15 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
THE hit Pinoy jukebox musical Rak of Aegis returns to the PETA Theater Center, with ongoing performances until Sept. 29. The show features the songs of Aegis. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).