Your Weekend Guide (September 27, 2019)

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CitySky exhibit

CITYSKY 2 by Christian Tamondong, part of CitySky’s Super Sampler exhibit.

CITYSKY REALTY is incorporating urban art in its upcoming open house event — the exhibit dubbed Super Sampler which will gather under one roof the latest works from a pool of Filipino contemporary visual artists, some of whom are already being recognized in the international art scene. The exhibit will coincide with the open house of the real estate services company which gives buyers and investors a look at the latest real estate offerings of Alveo Land. To be featured are the artworks by Christian Tamondong, Janelle Tang, Mark Arcamo, Distort Monsters, Quiccs, JJ Zamoranos, Trip63, JP Pining, Egg Fiasco, and Mark Bardinas. The Super Sampler exhibit and open house will be held at the Alveo Corporate Center in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, from Sept. 28 to 29, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fundraising exhibit

A BRASS sculpture by Dominic Rubio is one of the pieces in the Zonta Club exhibit.

A SPECIAL art exhibit titled La Femme Futura will be held at the North Court of the Power Plant Mall on Sept. 26-29, as celebration of the Zonta Club’s centennial year, with special pieces by Juvenal Sanso, Dominic Rubio, Ramon Orlina, Carlo Magno, Migs Villanueva, Marge Organo, Francis Nacion, Benjie Mallari, Aileen Lanuza, Caress Banson, Gabby Prado, Aljo Pingol, Averil Paras, Ann Baldemor, Katrina Cuenca, and Nap Limaten on view. The project, consisting of women-inspired artworks, is meant to raise funds for the scholarship fund of Zonta Club of Makati and environs. For inquiries, contact Galerie Joaquin at, or 0917-453-2924.

SlimeFest Asia

NIKELODEON holds its first-ever SlimeFest in Asia on Sept. 28, 4 p.m., at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. Visitors can play Nickelodeon games and meet their favorite characters from SpongeBob SquarePants, Paw Patrol, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Dora the Explorer. At 6 p.m. will be The Best Music Fest of All Slime with performances by Thai-German singer Jannine Weigel and American pop singer Carlie Hanson, IV of Spades, tween rapper Alex Bruce and hip-hop dance troupe Philippine Allstars.

The Quest for the Adarna

REPERTORY Philippines’s Theater for Young Audiences presents a musical retelling of the Philippine folk tale Ibong Adarna. The Quest for the Adarna has performances until Jan. 26, 2020 at Onstage Theater, Greenbelt 1, in Makati. In the kingdom of Berbania, the happy life of king, queen, and their three sons is shattered when the king falls mysteriously ill. He can only be healed by the song of the mythical bird, Adarna, which can be found in its mountain home. The three brothers take turns attempting the dangerous journey to help their father. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (, 891-9999).

Himala: Isang Musikal

BASED from the 1982 film directed by Ismael Bernal, Himala: Isang Musikal centers on Elsa, a young woman who is looked upon as a desperate town’s savior. The show runs until Oct. 20 at the PowerMac Center Spotlight, Circuit Lane, Circuit Makati, Makati City. For tickets, visit TicketWorld (, 891-9999).


THE PHILIPPINE Opera Company opens its 20th season with Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s 1994 Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning musical, Passion, at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Makati City until Sept. 29. Set in Italy in 1863, Passion tells a story of a love affair between a young soldier, a beautiful married woman, and a sickly spinster. Directed by Robbie Guevara, it stars Jasmin Fitzgerald, Vien King, and Shiela Valderrama-Martinez. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (, 891-9999).

Rak of Aegis

THE hit Pinoy jukebox musical Rak of Aegis has ongoing performances until Sept. 29. The show uses the songs of the Aegis band to tell the tale of a perennially flooded barangay. This latest production features a mix of original cast members and new. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (, 891-9999)