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Your Weekend Guide (October 17, 2016)

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PERFORMANCES

The League of Authors of Public Interest Songs (LAPIS) presents Songwriters and Aritsts Jam para sa Lakbayan on Oct. 14, 6 p.m. to midnight, at the Conspiracy Bar, Visayas Ave., Quezon City. Performing are LAPIS songwriters Jana Garcia, Dedong Marcelino, TJ Abanes, Jay Arguelles, Harry Tiu, Kit Manlangit, Xandra Bisenio, Ada Tayao, Pordalab, and Rence Rapanot.

Ballet Manila’s The Swan, The Fairy and the Princess will have performances on Oct. 14 and 15 at 8 p.m., and on Oct. 16 at 3 p.m. at the Aliw Theater at the CCP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City. For details visit www.balletmanila.com.ph. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (891-9999, www.ticketworld.com.ph).

TAXI Theater’s multisensorial horror theatrical play, Mulagat, has performances until Oct. 29 at the SDA Black Box Theater, 6F Benilde School of Design and Arts Campus, 950 P. Ocampo St., Malate, Manila. For inquiries, call 0908-485-4983 or taxi.theater@gmail.com. Visit facebook.com/taxitheater for more details.

Theater in Alternative Platforms’ Ampalaya Monologues, marks its first anniversary with 15 of its best monologues and five new ones, plus 10 spoken word acts, music and dance performances, and live art exhibits, in a five-hour show on Oct. 15 at the PETA Theater Center in Quezon City. TicketWorld (891-9999, www.ticketworld.com.ph).

Tanghalang Ateneo presents De/Constructing Narratives with Boy by award-winning American playwright Anna Ziegler. This will go onstage at the Ateneo de Manila’s Black Box Theater from Oct. 19 to Nov. 12. For details, call 0917-511-9140 or e-mail alyshamagtuto@gmail.com.




To remember the excesses of the Marcos regime, a festival of nine one-act plays is being staged. Never Again: Voices of Martial Law runs at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani Amphitheater in Quezon City until Oct. 16. For tickets, call 0917-804-7191.

9Works Theatrical’s musical, tick, tick… BOOM!, starring Jef Flores, Tanya Manalang, and Ariel Reonal, is showing on weekends at the Carlos P. Romulo auditorium, RCBC Plaza, in Makati City. Show dates are on Oct. 15, 16, 21, 22, and 23, at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturday, and 3:30 p.m. on Sundays. For details, call 586-7105 or 0917-554-5560, or TicketWorld at 891-9999, or e-mail info@9workstheatrical.com.

The Egg Theater Co., the PARC Foundation and Pineapple Lab present Moliere PMS, a fusion of three Moliere plays, adapted and directed by George de Jesus III. Performances are on Oct. 14 and 15, 8 p.m., and Oct. 16, 6 p.m. at Pineapple Lab in Palma Street, Makati City. For tickets and inquiries, call 0917-804-0762 or 0917-844-0520.

Repertory Philippines presents Hansel and Gretel until Dec. 15 at Greenbelt 1, Makati City.  For details, call 843-3570 or TicketWorld at 891-9999, or visit www.repertoryphilippines.ph.

EVENTS

The 2016 Philippines-Korea Cultural Exchange Festival will be held on Oct. 15, 2 p.m., at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. There will be a Concert for Peace and K-pop Contest, plus guest performances from Derrick Monasterio, Yohan, and The King. For details, visit koreanculture.ph or korea.com.ph.

Jessica Zafra’s Writing Boot Camp: Begin and Finish Writing a short story in two sessions, will be held on Oct. 15 and 22, 1-5 p.m., at the WSI Corporate Center, Metropolitan Ave., Makati City. For details and reservations, e-mail saffron.safin@gmail.com.

Shangri-La Plaza celebrates 25 years with “All That Glitters: A Shang Jewelry Fair” from Oct. 14 to 16 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the mall’s Grand Atrium.

National Book Store’s Cut Price Book Sale runs from Oct. 14 to 23 at all National Book Store branches, with discounts of up to 50%.

The Alabang Shopper Rush Sale, focusing on appliances and furnishings, will be held on Oct. 15 and 16, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Filinvest Tent. Admission is free.

FILM

The 4th QCinema Film Festival presents 13 feature films and eight shorts from Oct. 13 to 22 at Ayala TriNoma, Gateway Cinemas, Robinsons Galleria, and UP Town Center. For full schedule, visit www.qcinema.ph.

The 15th Spanish Film Festival, Pelicula/Pelikula, showcases the best of contemporary Spanish and Latin American films. The films on view at Greenbelt 3 until Oct. 16. Tickets can be purchased at www.sureseats.com or Greenbelt 3 cinemas ticket booth.

The 2016 Korean Film Festival is ongoing until Oct. 16 at SM Megamall. All films have English subtitles. Entrance is free. For details, visit koreanculture.ph.

EXHIBITS

Yellow Door Gallery is running an exhibit titled Carlos at the Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Center in Makati City until Oct. 23.

Kulay-Diwa Gallery presents Anthony Panugao’s Whimsy, Wind and Wisdom, with more that 10 of his recent works and a mural. The exhibit runs until Nov. 12.

ArtInformal presents Bookworks by Ringo Bunoan until Nov. 12 at the Main Gallery. Also on view at the same time will be Mark Valenzuela’s exhibit Violently.

The BenCab Museum in Baguio presents DisneyTopia by Guerrero Z. Habulan, an exhibit that looks the acceptance of the “cultural properties” of the West. Also on view is Old Master Prints, featuring 16th to 18th century etchings and engravings. Both will be on view from Oct. 15 to Dec. 4.

Blanc Gallery presents three exhibits until Oct. 29: Cocoy Lumbao’s New Video, Mawen Ong’s Homage to Trap, and Pardo de Leon’s In-Betweenness.

Jinggoy Buensuceso’s Unfamiliar Landscapes runs until Oct. 30 at Galleria Duemila in Pasay City.

Sherwin Villano’s Portable Apparitions is up at Makati’s Pineapple Lab until Oct. 16.

Vinyl on Vinyl Gallery presents Jobert Cruz’s Diviserye, on how his perceptions of the every day while growing up in Divisoria.

West Gallery has four exhibits which are ongoing until Oct. 22: Tatong Recheta Torres’ 001SNTE:ISOD — 0XXSNTE:ISOD, Constantino Zicarelli’s Dear Father, Show Me The Stars. Dear Mother, Show Me How Far, Allan Balisi’s Room Full of Elephants, and Dina Gadia’s Never Landscape.

Women Aren’t Toys, a toy and painting exhibit by Johanna Helmuth, is on view at Secret Fresh, Ronac Art Center until Oct. 15.

The Cultural Center of the Philippines presents Linya by Doctor Karayom and Mars Ravelo Reinterpreted until Nov. 13.

UP Vargas Museum presents A Matter of Contemplation and Discontent, a selection of artists from Romania, until Nov. 19.

The Yuchengco Museum 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.

Studio 1616 artists Lendl Arvin, Kiko Urquiola, and Gian Miroe Surban present a painting exhibit, Immerse, at Secret Fresh Gallery in Ronac Art Center, San Juan, Greenhills.

Vinyl on Vinyl has three ongoing exhibits: a group exhibit Brown Dada; Kamundo by Blic; and Pleated Reveries by Reynold dela Cruz.









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