Your Weekend Guide (May 4, 2018)

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Comedy Manila at WMRC

THE KINGS of Manila’s stand-up scene will perform at the Winford Manila Resort and Casino (WMRC) on May 5, 8 p.m. at the Hippodrome Bar and Lounge. It features acts from leading local stand-up club Comedy Manila, namely James Caraan, Anthony Andres, Red Ollero, Ryan Rems, GB Labrador, and Alex Calleja. Admission is free for all WMRC members and guests 21-years-old and above. VIP tickets are available for members and guests who prefer premium seating for the show for P1,250 net per person. Each ticket includes a VIP seat near the Hippodrome stage and is consumable on food and drinks at the venue. For more information, visit or call the Winford Manila Resort and Casino reservations at 528-3600 for inquiries and bookings.

Get fit

BILLING ITSELF as the biggest fitness festival in the country is the 7th annual Manila Throwdown Individual Edition on May 5 and 6 in Circuit Makati. Be inspired by the strongest athletes as the event gathers more than 200 qualified athletes and about 800 spectators from the Philippines and neighboring countries. For more information, visit

Summer Fashion show

SHANGRI-LA Plaza presents the Sun Up to Showdown Summer Fashion Show on May 5 and 6, 6 p.m., at the mall’s Grand Atrium. Fashion lovers can expect a unique Instagrammable fashion experience, plus see the summer’s hottest trends and must-have pieces from brands like Calvin Klein Jeans, Armani Exchange, Plains & Prints, Bayo, Just G, Gingersnaps, Payless, and The Park.

Shopping Galore

THE CIRCUIT Summer Night Market offers retail therapy on weekends at Circuit Makati. Organized by the Common Good Market, the night market offers apparel, bags, accessories, gadgets, toys, and cosmetics. It also has food concessionaires such as Pinoy Pao, The Lemonade Bar, Gino’s Pasta Hub, Let’s Kakanin, and Gridiron. For added fun, visitors can play with life-sized board games for free when they make a purchase from any of the merchants. The night market runs from May 5 to 6 at the open parking lot.

Comedy nights

COMEDY MANILA presents Funny Fridays: Endless Laughter at 8:30 p.m. on May 4 at the Teatrino at Promenade, Greenhills, San Juan. For tickets (P500) and schedules, visit TicketWorld ( or call 891-9999.

Sa Wakas the musical

THE re-run of Sa Wakas: A New Pinoy Rock Musical, featuring the songs of Sugarfree, is being held at the PowerMac Center Spotlight at Circuit Makati until May 26. Co-written by Andrei Nikolai Pamintuan and Mariane Abuan, with musical arrangement by Ejay Yatco, the musical brings together the world of pop rock and theater. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld ( or call 891-9999.

The Lion King

THE LION KING runs at the Theater in Solaire through May 27. — JOAN MARCUS © DISNEY.JPG

THE international touring production of The Lion King has performances at the Theater in Solaire until May 27. Winner of over 70 major international theater awards, it features lyrics and music by Elton John and Tim Rice including the songs “Circle of Life” and the Oscar-winning “Can You Feel the Love Tonight.” For details, visit For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld ( or call 891-9999.