Metro Manila Pride
THE LGBTQ+ community, in this year’s Metro Manila Pride themed #ResistTogether, will march in the streets of Marikina to celebrate life and protest against the injustices suffered by the community on June 29 at the Marikina Sports Center. Admission is free. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/mmprideorg/.
Disco Glam at RWM
ALL the glitz and glam of the disco era of the 1970s returns with Resorts World Manila’s new variety show, Disco Glam, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday, 9 p.m., the Grand Bar stage. RWM’s house performers, headlined by award-winning theater actress Sheila Valderrama-Martinez, and soul belter and The Voice Philippines finalist Radha Cuadrado will perform alongside crossover all-male trio PRIMO, pop-jazz favorites the Singing Sensations, and European performers Acro Salsa, Moon Duo, and Dance Royalty. Disco Glam is open to patrons 21 years old and above. The Grand Bar is located at the ground floor of the RWM Grand Wing. Visit www.rwmanila.com or download the RWM Mobile App for details.
SM Home Fair
SM HOME presents the SM Home Turnover Fair at the SMX Center beside the Mall of Asia on June 28. This year’s SM Home Fair will feature discounts from 10% to 50% on selected new items (as opposed to old stocks) from over 50 premium brands carried by SM Home. The fair will also feature expert-led talks by some of the country’s up and coming designers who will offer practical advice and design hacks to guests at the fair. There will also be product and cooking demos featuring some of the latest cooking appliances available in SM Home stores. In keeping with SM Home tradition, there will be design vignettes positioned all over fair from which guests can derive inspiration. The SM Home fair is open to the public, entrance is free.
Virgin Labfest 15
VIRGIN LABFEST 15 — the 15th iteration of the annual theater festival which focuses on unpublished, untried, and unstaged one-act plays — is ongoing until July 7 at various venues in the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) complex. The lineup includes 12 one-act plays and four sets of staged readings. Tickets are available at the CCP Box Office and TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
BASED on the true story of Carole King’s remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to rock ‘n’ roll legend, Beautiful features classic songs such as “You’ve Got a Friend,” “One Fine Day,” “So Far Away,” “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow,” and “Natural Woman.” Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, a production of Atlantis Twenty, runs until July 7 at the Meralco Theater, Pasig City. It stars Kayla Rivera and Nick Varricchio, and is directed by Bobby Garcia. Tickets are available at TicketWorld (891-9999, www.ticketworld.com.ph).
Duty Free Fiestamall Sale
DUTY FREE Philippines will hold a clearance sale with discounts of up to 50% from June 29 to 30 at the Fiestamall in Parañaque City. Discounts will be given on all the major categories of women’s fashion and featured fragrance (up to 50%); home furnishing (up to 50%); and special discount prices on chocolates; watches (up to 50%); eyewear (up to 50%); sporting goods (up to 50%); Keleo jewelry (up to 30%); toys (up to 20%); snacks (up to 20%); Lacoste (up to 20%); liquor (up to 15%); groceries (up to 10%); electronics and appliances (up to 10%). Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and balikbayans can purchase a Karcher auto cleaning/detailing package at up to 5% off.
Twice World Tour 2019
PULP Live World presents Twice World Tour 2019 “Twicelights” in Manila on June 29 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Twice, which bagged the 2018 MNet Asian Music Awards for Best Female Girl Group and Song of the Year, is made up of Jihyo, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, Momo, Sana, Tzuyu, Jeongyeon, Nayeon, and Mina. They started as trainees and contestants in the 2015 survival reality show, Sixteen. The show starts promptly at 5 p.m. Tickets are available at SM Ticket outlets nationwide and online through www.smtickets.com.
The BOYZ Asia Fan-Con
UP-AND-COMING K-pop group The BOYZ is coming to Manila this weekend as part of its Asia fan-con tour this year. Cre.ker Entertainment in partnership with Three Angles Production are bringing in the popular rookie group for a performance at the New Frontier Theater on Sunday, June 30, at 5 p.m. The group has 12 members, namely Sangyeon, Jacob, Younghoon, Hyunjae, Juyeon, Kevin, New, Q, Ju Haknyeon, Hwall, Sunwoo, and Eric. The Boyz has won several rookie awards in various awards shows, including Korea Brand Awards, Soribada Best K-Music Awards, and Best New Male Artist a the 2018 Melon Music Awards. Tickets to The Boyz Asia Fan-Con Tour (The Castle) 2019 in Manila are still available. Prices are at 2,500 (bronze), 4,500 (silver 1 and 2), 6,500 (gold) and 8,000 (VIP) with fan perks depending on the ticket tier.