Your Weekend Guide (November 11, 2016)

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Pineapple Lab’s next XYZeries on Nov. 12 is a work-in-progress showing of a new collaborative work by Issa Manalo Lopez (Manila) and Siobhan V O’Loughlin (New York) entitled Colonize(d): a duet on Identity and Intersectionality.

Neyagawa by Renz Baluyot will run from Nov. 12 to Dec. 1 at the Underground Gallery, Lower Ground & 2nd Level, Makati Square, 2130 Don Chino Roces, Makati City.

Artery Art Space presents a two-person show titled Limbo Construct featuring the works of Bjorn Calleja and Potti Lesaguis opening on Nov. 12. Artery Art Space is located at 102 P.Tuazon Blvd, 4001 Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines

Kaida Contemporary presents Arden Mopera’s recent works in Home Life, his ninth solo exhibition. Kaida Contemporary is located at 45 Scout Madriñan St., South Triangle, Quezon City.

The sixth solo exhibition of Anthony Panugao and his first with Kulay-Diwa Gallery, Whimsy, Wind and Wisdom will feature more that 10 of his recent works and a mural measuring 7×11 feet. The exhibit runs until Nov. 12.

ArtInformal presents Bookworks by Ringo Bunoan until Nov. 12 at the Main Gallery. In this exhibit she explores the obvious but undetected “materiality” of books. Also on view at the same time will be Mark Valenzuela’s exhibit Violently at The Big Room and The Inner Room of the gallery. The gallery is located at 277 Connecticut St., Mandaluyong City.

Organized in cooperation with Art Cube, the BenCab Museum in Baguio presents DisneyTopia by Guerrero Z. Habulan, an exhibit that interrogates the acceptance of the “cultural properties” of the West. Museum visitors can also view Old Master Prints at the Print Gallery, featuring 16th to 18th century etchings and engravings by Rembrandt, Goya, Dürer, et al. Both exhibitions are on view until Dec. 4.

Vinyl on Vinyl Gallery presents Diviserye, an exhibit on Jobert Cruz’s visual narration of how he perceive the things he encountered every day as he was growing up in Divisoria.

The Cultural Center of the Philippines presents Linya by Doctor Karayom at Pasilyo Vicente Manansala (2F Hallway Gallery) until Nov. 13. Meanwhile, Mars Ravelo Reinterpreted, an exhibit of works by 13 visual artists curated by Dean Zuberi Africa, is on view at the Bulwagang Juan Luna (Main Gallery) and Pasilyo Guillermo Tolentino (3F Hallway Gallery) of the CCP. Exhibit runs until Nov. 13.

The UP Vargas Museum presents Karl Castro’s Social Fabric at the 3F gallery. Also ongoing is A Matter of Contemplation and Discontent, a selection of influential artists from Romania, consisting of unique pieces of art created between the 1980s and the 1990s in various media — from drawing to photography and video. The exhibition features artists Alexandru Antik, Sándor Bartha, Geta Brătescu, Teodor Graur, Ion Grigorescu, Peter Jacobi, Dan Mihaltianu, Dan Perjovschi, Lia Perjovschi, Mircea Stănescu, Sorin Vreme and curator Anca Verona Mihuleţ. It runs until Nov. 19 at 1F Galleries, UP Vargas Museum.

The Yuchengco Museum, in partnership with Samsung Culture Connect and Castrillo Legacy Art Studio presents Eduardo Castrillo @ 50: Moving the Legacy Forward until Nov. 24. Meanwhile, Mexican Modernity: 20th Century Paintings from the Zapanta Mexican Art Collection is on view until Nov. 24. at the Yuchengco Musuem, RCBC Plaza, in Makati City.

Studio 1616 artists Lendl Arvin, Kiko Urquiola, and Gian Miroe Surban come together in a painting exhibition titled Immerse, at Secret Fresh Gallery in Ronac Art Center, Ortigas Ave., Greenhills, San Juan.

Raymundo “Ray” Albano’s career is the subject of A Time to Unlearn, at the Sphere section of the Metropolitan Museum of the Philippines’ permanent exhibit Philippine Contemporary Art: To Scale the Past and the Possible. The Met is located at the Bangko Sentral Compound, Roxas Blvd., Malate, Manila.

BODJIE PASCUA in PETA’s The Tempest Reimagined


The PETA, in partnership with the Japan Foundation, the British Council, and UK-based Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, presents The Tempest Reimagined, a story that injects supertyphoon Yolanda’s (international name: Haiyan) real-life drama into Shakespeare’s play. Both are tales of survival amid calamity. Show runs from Nov. 11 to Dec. 4, Wednesday to Sunday, with 10 a.m., 3 p.m., and 8 p.m. shows at the PETA Theater Center, No. 5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City. For tickets and reservations, visit or call 891-9999.

Tatlong Linggong Pag-Ibig, a festival of plays about love by Dalanghita Productions, runs from Nov. 11 to 27 at the Power Mac Center Spotlight-Level 2, Circuit Lane, Circuit Makati, A.P. Reyes Ave., Brgy. Carmona, Makati City. For updates and schedules, visit For tickets, call TicketWorld at 891-9999.

Eduardo Fernández, one of the world’s leading guitarists, will perform for the first time with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) under the baton of Japanese conductor Yoshikazu Fukumura on Nov. 11, 8 p.m., at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Main Theater. For inquires and subscription, call the CCP Marketing Department (832-1125 local 1806), the CCP Box Office (832-3704) or TicketWorld (891-9999).

Tanghalang Ateneo opens its 38th season with De/Constructing Narratives with Boy by award-winning American playwright Anna Ziegler has performances at the Ateneo de Manila’s Black Box Theater until Nov. 12. For details, call 0917-511-9140 or e-mail

The musical Annie has weekend performances until Dec. 4 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City. This is the story of the Depression Era’s Little Orphan Annie who rescues and is rescued by millionaire Daddy Warbucks. For tickets, contact TicketWorld at 891-9999, or e-mail

Repertory Philippines presents Hansel and Gretel until Dec. 15 at Greenbelt 1, Makati City. A musical adaptation by Erwin Fajardo and Sach Castillo, it is directed by Joy Virata. For details, call 843-3570 or TicketWorld at 891-9999, or visit


Komikon 2016 will be held on Nov. 19 and 20, at the Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound, Pasig City. Registration is ongoing for comic creators/exhibitors/sponsors, and Indie Komiks tiangge, media. For more information, visit Komikon 2016 on Facebook.

Eastwood City presents The Walking Dead Haunted Horror House: Alexandria Safe Zone. Inspired by the hit American post-apocalyptic horror-drama TV series, the one-of-a-kind horror maze brings the gore and spine-chilling thrills of The Walking Dead to real life. The Horror House is open until Nov. 11, from 6 p.m. onwards. Tickets are P170 per head; children 13 years old and below must be accompanied by an adult. For more information and complete rules and regulations of The Walking Dead Haunted Horror House: Alexandria Safe Zone at Eastwood City, call the Megaworld Lifestyle Malls Concierge at 709-9888, 709-0888, 0917-838-0111 or visit

Buy books for as low as P5 at the The Anvil Publishing Grand Christmas Sale which is ongoing until Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., at No. 25 Brixton St., Brgy. Kapitolyo, Pasig City. (entrance is at the West Drive Capitol, in front of Bo Jungle Fitness). is having its anniversary sale until Nov. 30 at its store at Pioneer Studios, 123 Pioneer St., Mandaluyong City. One may also check their online selection at

Sony Philippines’ present a free videography workshop with motion picture director and screenwriter Pepe Diokno on Nov. 13,, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Locations of shoot include Luneta Park, Intramuros, Fort Santiago, Binondo, and Baywalk. For details and guidelines, visit Sony Philippines’ Facebook page.


The UP Cineastes’ Studio presents Nestor Abrogena’s Ang Kwento Nating Dalawa on Nov. 12, 7 p.m., at the UP Cine Adarna. A Q&A with the cast and crew will be conducted after the screening, and there will also be a raffle of more than P5,000 worth of gift coupons from sponsors. Tickets are P120 for students and P150 for non-students. For questions e-mail the UP Cineastes’ Studio FB page.