Relive the story of the mind of the Filipino revolution in the steampunk musical Mabining Mandirigma. Running from December 2 to 18 at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino in the Cultural Center of the Philippines, people will surely get to know Apolinario Mabini as someone with an uncommon vision and and a warrior’s spirit, despite his weaknesses.
We will be updating this page with events leading up to Christmas Eve as information is received. Christmas is the best time to go out with friends and family, but it’s not always that easy planning for things you want to do, especially when it comes to celebrating the last few days before Christmas. If you’ve run out of ideas, here’s a list of events for you to go to with friends and family if you don’t have plans for Christmas: Lantern Parade at the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman SCENES FROM 2013. One of the floats during 2013’s Lantern Parade, which focused on using relief goods as part […]
This November 26 (Saturday), experience Escolta in a new light by joining the Escolta Block Party happening at the Escolta Street, Manila City. Image grabbed from Escolta Block Party The Escolta Block Party! is an event especially made for the artsy, crafty, indie and local-loving community. More especially, this event aims to commemorate the history and heritage of the area by participating in the various pocket events spread throughout the day. Highlights for the day include: • Saturday x Future Market @ESCOLTA – a street bazaar organized by 98B COLLABoratory (11am to 11pm) • Pop Up at The Ruins – exhibition (11am to 5pm) • The Tale of the Cursed […]
This December 2-25, enjoy this Christmas classic as it comes to life onstage at the Globe Iconic Store, Bonifacio Global City. Image grabbed from A Christmas Carol Based on the well-loved Charles Dickens novel, Menken & Ahren’s A Christmas Carol The Musical hits Manila this December 2 – 25. Gala Night will be on December 2. All shows will start at 8:00 pm. Tickets are priced P2,100 with reserved seating. Click here to purchase: ticketworld.com.ph The world-famous Christmas-themed play will revolve around the life of Ebenezer Scrooge and his ghostly encounters – brought to life by the music of world-famous musical composer Alan Menken. What: A Christmas Carol […]
Artery Art Space is pleased to present an exhibit by Kanade Yagi with the support of The Asia Center Japan Foundation, featuring an installation of artistic research comprised of photographs, drawings, texts, and sculptural objects, that were inspired by the Filipino National Artist Guillermo Tolentino whose art touches upon deep spiritual truths and transcendental cosmic beliefs as pathways to identity.
Enigmatic actress Eva Green who starred in blockbuster testosterone-filled movies such as “Kingdom of Heaven,” “300: Rise of an Empire” and “Casino Royale” takes lead role in “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.” “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” is based upon the debut novel by Ransom Riggs, published in 2011, an instant global hit and topped The New York Times best-seller list selling more than 3.1 million copies. A sequel, “Hollow City,” was published in 2014, followed by the final book in the trilogy, “Library of Souls.” The book and movie’s heroine, Miss Peregrine is the protector of the Peculiars. Green, on her titular role calls her character “a […]
Multi-talented actors Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher and Gal Gadot join forces in the explosive sexy action comedy “Keeping Up With the Joneses.” ZSch Galifianakis, best known for his breakout role in the “Hangover” film series pairs up with the versatile Isla Fisher (known for her roles in “Confessions of a Shopaholic” and “Now You See Me”) as husband and wife – Jeff and Karen Gaffney, a suburban couple living an ideal quiet life, until they their new neighbours moved in, the Joneses. The Joneses, played by Gal Gadot aka Wonder Woman and award-wining Jon Hamm (Mad Men tv series) are secret government agents in the movie. The Joneses […]
Stay Peculiar. It is this theme of not only accepting our differences but taking pride in them that resonated most with the filmmakers. As embodied in the upcoming visual spectacle by Tim Burton, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children stars an impressive group of multi-generational talents headed by Eva Green, Judi Dench, Samuel L. Jackson along with up and coming young stars Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Finlay MacMillan, Lauren McCrostie, Pixie Davies, Georgia Pemberton, Raffiella Chapman, Milo Parker, Hayden Keeler-Stone, Cameron King and Thomas and Joseph Odwell. Based on Ransom Riggs’ bestselling compelling story of a group of outcast children, with strange abilities, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children […]
Explore a different kind of visual art as you go to Artery Art Space’s Collective Memory exhibit from September 10 to October 1, 2016 at the Artery in Cubao, Quezon City. See the diversity of artistic productions by Philippines’ talented artists Jon Cuyson, Arvin Flores, Kat Medina, and Tanya Villanueva in this one of a kind event that creates artistic media works such as sculptural elements, embroidered textiles, paintings, and works on paper. Works by Jon Cuyson and Arvin Flores Cuyson, who participated in the Skowhegan Artist Residency in Maine, will be creating a “constellation of abstract tableaux utilizing elements of modernism. Flores, who pursues painting, […]
Ninety-one writers who authored a total of 182 literary works are featured in the 39th issue of the official literary journal of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). Ani 39, themed “Kahayupan/The Animal Kingdom” covers works between 2015 and 2016 and will be launched on September 23, 2016 at the CCP Silangan Hall at 5:00 pm as part of the celebration of CCP’s 47th anniversary which will start in September. CCP’s ANI 39 FEATURES different works from some of the country’s best writers. Image from CCP. Ani 39 is produced by CCP’s Intertextual Division, formerly known as Literary Arts Division. The Children’s Literature section, titled “Mga Akdang […]
If you’re into performance art, you’ve surely heard of the Blue Man Group. They are a certified hit wherever they go, though you’d normally find them in a theatre on Broadway or one of the hotels along the Las Vegas Strip. Well, you no longer have to fly out that far to enjoy their unique brand of performance, as they will be performing at The Theatre at Solaire this September! A PERFORMANCE UNLIKE ANY OTHER. The Theatre at Solaire will host the Blue Man Group World Tour! (Image grabbed from TicketWorld) Blue Man Group is comedy, theatre, rock concert, and dance party all rolled into one. They use […]
1335MABINI, in partnership with Alliance Française de Manille (AFM), the Embassy of France to the Philippines and Centre Intermondes, is pleased to present About Face, a solo exhibition by its resident artist Vincent Ruffin from August 27 to September 23. The exhibition will open with an artist talk and a presentation by AFM Cultural Coordinator Noe Fuentes about the Philippine Artist Residency Program (PARP). Visual artist Poklong Anading will also be sharing his experience as the inaugural recipient of the PARP grant in 2014. Vincent Ruffin is a French painter based in La Rochelle, France. He has received training both at the School of Fine Arts in Cambrai […]
Waiting for that perfect event to bond with your family? Here’s one! SM Cinema invites all families to spend a fun-filled weekend for a movie-watching kind of bonding until December 2016 in SM branches nationwide! Buy 2 tickets to the family movie of the month and 2 kids can get to watch it for free! The family movie day kit will include 1 free bowling game, 1 hour skating pass, 1-month subscription to Blink, and other affiliate brands that kids and even adults will surely enjoy! See A Turtle’s Tale 2: Sammy’s Escape from Paradise in 3D on August 20 to 21, Ultraman Ginga on September 10 to […]
The 47th performance season of Ballet Philippines entitled “Wings” will begin with “Firebird and Other Ballets.” Happening from August 19 to 21 at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo or CCP Main Theater of Cultural Center of the Philippines, “The Firebird” is a classical ballet performance which will feature Igor Stravinsky’s remarkable orchestral piece. The show will narrate a story of timeless love and adventure and will highlight a mixed bill of contemporary and neo-classical works by David Campos, Dwight Rodrigazo, Carlo Pacis and an all-new Firebird by Russian-born choreographer George Birkadze. Casting includes Rita Angela Winder and Jemima Reyes as the Firebird, Jean Marc Cordero and Garry Corpuz will […]