Papin, Dela Fuente live
MUSIC LOVERS longing for the glamorous golden age of Philippine music will be delighted with Imelda Papin & Claire dela Fuente: Live at Winford, a concert ball featuring two of the country’s grand dames of music, on June 16, 7 p.m., at the Winford Ballroom of the Winford Manila Resort and Casino (WMRC). For tickets, visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
CN Imagination Studios
WITH loads of games, exclusive content, limited edition giveaways and activities where you can learn new skills, play with your friends, and create your own crafts, the Cartoon Network Imagination Studios is the place to be on June 16 at the Palm Drive Activity Center, Glorietta.
FOUR OF the country most promising young artists — sopranos Mheco Manlangit and Jasmin Salvo, tenor Jan Brian Astom with pianist Gabriel Allan Paguirigan — will perform in The American Songbook, a concert that gives a glimpse of the evolution of the great American musical. It relives the music of the four pillars of American music — George Gershwin, Jerome Kerns, Cole Porter, and Richard Rodgers, as well as their successors such as Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Schwartz, Stephen Larson, and Stephen Sondheim. A project of Cultural Arts Events Organizers and the Ayala Museum, the show will be held at the lobby of the museum on June 17, 6 p.m., in celebration of Father’s Day. Tickets at P800 and P500 are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999) and CAEO (0918-347-3027, 0920-954-0053, 782-7164 and 997-9483).
Father’s Day at Ortigas Malls
GREENHILLS, Tiendesitas, and Estancia will be holding unique activities for dads this Father’s Day with bazaars, circuit training, and special spinning classes. There will be a Father’s Day Fair at the Greenhills V-Mall Lobby from June 14-17; a Father’s Day Pop-up at Tiendesitas, Level 1 Bldg B on June 15-17; and a Dad Squad Bazaar at the Estancia 2F Bridgeway on June 16 and 17.
‘Wheels, Tech, & Grills’
BONIFACIO Global City pulled out all the stops to give dads a super-charged Father’s Day Weekend with “Wheels, Tech, and Grills.” On June 16 and 17, part of Bonifacio High Street will transform into a car haven from Bentley, Mercedes Benz, and Harley Davidson, plus rare classics from global car brands. Dads can rub elbows with other car enthusiasts, join a car club, or take part in a die-cast car swap meet led by Diecast PH. Tech-savvy dads will enjoy exploring a wide collection of gadgets from the latest PCs and laptops to virtual reality/augmented reality gears and cameras. They can also take part in Bosch’s workshop on using the newest power tools at the DIY corner. Dads can try out some of the most popular video games from Sony Play Station and other gaming devices, courtesy of DataBlitz and Summit Media. There is also the “Market Meet Up” featuring accessories, and other items from Urban Traveler, Gouache Bags, Pacaro Leather, among others. There will also be a lineup of food pop-ups for food and cold bottles of beer, as well. Fathers can also play a game of hoops or join the quiz night courtesy of Top Gear Philippines, then enjoy the music of top local acts Franco and True Faith (June 16) and Quest, Rouge Band, Johnoy Danao, and Leanne and Naara (June 17) in a free live concert from 7 p.m. onwards at the Bonifacio High Street Amphitheater. “Wheels, Tech, and Grills” is open to the public for free from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. For details visit BGC’s official Facebook pages at www.facebook.com/bonifacioglobalcityph and www.facebook.com/BoniHighStreet/.
Sporty Father’s Day
ROBINSONS MALLS offer sporty events on Father’s Day. On June 17, PBA Legends will tour Robinsons Malls. Catch Kenneth Duremdes, Jojo Lastimosa, and Marlou Aquino will visit Robinsons Place General Trias. Enjoy a basketball exhibition with Allan Caidic, Vince Hizon, and Bong Alvarez at Robinsons Place Imus. Finally, Jerry Codiñera, Nelson Asaytono, and Noli Locson shoot some hoops at Robinsons Place Dasmariñas. Fathers have the chance to show their skills as they join the games and shooting exhibitions of each mall. Fun games await at Robinsons Place Antipolo, Robinsons Angeles, and Robinsons Place Santiago for all sporty dads. Compete in dart shooting or golfing and get a chance to win special prizes. Meanwhile, there will be a display of race cars and big bikes at Robinsons Starmills Pampanga from June 16 to 18. Likewise, a Customers Cars Display plus a Gundam Collectors Toy Corner and Basketball Shoot-outs will happen at Robinsons Novaliches, Robinsons Place Lipa, and Robinsons Place Pangasinan. Robinsons Place Naga brings the outdoor fun inside its walls with its Father’s Day Camp Out. Fathers can compete and show their skills in basketball shooting and wall climbing on June 17. Meanwhile, fathers can try their hand at painting at Robinsons Place Palawan, while Robinsons Metro East will hold a Power Tool Festival courtesy of Handyman. Fathers can compete for the title of “Best Dad” in a series of contests: at Robinsons Magnolia, join the “Twinning with Dad” Online Photo Contest. Kids can also join the “I’m my Father’s Mini Me” online contest of Robinsons Place Manila. Fathers can also join the Cooking Show contest at Robinsons Sta. Rosa and Robinsons Place Ilocos. And at Robinsons Luisita, there will be a “Dad Singing Idol Contest.” There will also be a pampering corner to treat all dads on Father’s Day. Robinsons Place Las Piñas will have an acoustic concert, while The Boyfriends perform at Robinsons Tagaytay. All Areas Access band performs at Robinsons Town Mall Malabon while a mall tour of the stars of Walwal (Elmo Magalona, Donnie Pangilinan, Kiko Estrada, Kisses Delavin, Jane De Leon, Sophia Senoron and Devon Seron) will entertain their fans at Robinsons Place Malolos.