10 Things to Do This Long Weekend + the Club & Bar Scene
Kelly Clarkson, Tears for Fears, the Weekend Gourmet Market at the Eastwood Mall, International Dance Day, Discovery Channel Dash, Ninoy on the History Channel and more.
What's happening in Manila this weekend? SPOT.ph zeroed in on the events and happenings you shouldn't miss.
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The first American Idol, Kelly Clarkson, brings her "All I Ever Wanted" tour to Manila on May 1, 8 p.m. at the Araneta Coliseum. Clarkson performs her hits including "Since You've Been Gone," "Because of You" and "My Life Would Suck Without You," along with covers of songs by Kings of Leon, Patsy Cline, and White Stripes. Check out the ticket prices.
The "Rock for Change" concert on May 1, 5 p.m. at the SM Mall of Asia Penthouse features rock icons Rico Blanco, Parokya ni Edgar, Kamikazee, Urbandub, Wolfgang, Sandwich, Imago, and more. Tickets are available for P150 at all TicketNet outlets. Check out the SPOT.ph winners of "Rock for Change" concert tickets.
Relive the '80s at the Tears for Fears concert on May 2, 8 p.m. at the Araneta Coliseum. Tickets are available at TicketNet.
Discovery Channel and the Nido Fortified Science Discovery Center at the SM Mall of Asia present Discovery Dash, a competition filled with mind-boggling riddles and challenges. Open to everyone aged 13 and above, Discovery Dash is on April 30 at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall. To register, click here.
Explore an Eden of sweets, baked goodies and hard-to-find gourmet cooking ingredients at the Eastwood Mall's Weekend Gourmet Market. Discover these gastronomic delights on all Saturdays and Sundays of May.
The White Hat and celebrity volunteer Miriam Quiambao help provide high school education for Real Life scholars. On May 2, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The White Hat Shangri-La Plaza, 50 percent of fro-yo proceeds go to Real Life Foundation. (It takes 250 cups to provide a one-year high school education for one Real Life scholar.) Plus, taste Quiambao's unique creation, "Have the hots for Miriam's Hat!" featuring two special combos: Summer Delight and Passionate Indulgence.
In celebration of the International Dance Day, Contemporary Dance Network Philippines presents the Contemporary Dance Map Gala on April 30, 8 p.m. at the Dance Forum Space. Bringing to a close the LRT Dance Express on April 29, it features performances from Airdance, UP Dance Company, Lyceum Dance Theater, Chameleon Dance Theater, Benilde de Romancon Dance Company and Myra Beltran's Dance Forum.
A take on the reality show Survivor, D'Survivors follows a group of models stranded in an unknown island. Featuring Brazilian-Japanese models Akihiro Sato, Daniel Matsunaga and Fabio Ide, the movie--based on the trailer--is reminiscent of the campy Temptation Island. Check out the screening schedules. Read more about and see more photos of Daniel and Akihiro here.
Watch the newest documentary on the still-unsolved 27-year-old murder of Ninoy Aquino, "The Assassination of Benigno Aquino Jr.," on the History Channel starting May 2, 8 p.m. Read SPOT.ph's exclusive behind the scenes of this documentary.
Artists Daniel Coquilla and Melvin Culaba explore the ins and outs of contemporary Filipino society in the exhibit, Labasan ng Loob, at the Blanc Compound. The exhibit runs until May 7.
THE BAR SCENE THIS WEEK
Thursday, April 29
19 East - MYMP, 9 p.m.
'70s Bistro - Brownman Revival, 9 p.m.
Cafe Mondial - Pop Rocks featuring DJs Mia Ayesa, Sanya Smith and John Joe, 9:30 p.m.
Mag:net - Acoustic Night featuring Lee Grane, 9 p.m.
Route 196 - Tubby Trousers, 10 p.m.
Tabu - Brazilian Nights featuring DJ Slick, 10 p.m. Order any single liquor beverage for only P100 (P200 for super premium like Patron, Grey Goose, etc.).
White Avenue - Spotlight Thursdays, 10 p.m. Buy one, take one on beer from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Friday, April 30
19 East - Sitti and Zion, 9 p.m.
'70s Bistro - Renz Tuzon Art Exhibit Launch and The Jerks, 10 p.m.
Cafe Mondial - Flow Friday featuring DJ Cao Ocampo, 10 p.m.
Fiamma - Fresh Fridays featuring DJ Mike and DJ Euric, 10 p.m. Buy one, take one on tapas from 7 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Izakaya Sake Bar - Kamikaze Fridays, 9 p.m.
M Cafe - Got Soul, 10 p.m.
Route 196 - Kakoy Legaspi and Johnoy Danao, 10 p.m.
Saguijo - SonicBoom, 9 p.m.
Saturday, May 1
Cafe Mondial - I Love Saturdays featuring DJs Migs Siojo, Robbie de Vera, and Jeff Go, 10 p.m. Buy one, take one on cocktails for ladies.
Fiamma - Sinful Saturdays featuring DJ Bing and DJ Roulin, 10 p.m.
Izakaya Sake Bar - Sake To Me Baby featuring Second Story Sounds DJs, 10 p.m.
Members Only - Tryst featuring DJ Alex Pain, 9 p.m.
Tabu - SpeakerPIMPS featuring DJ Yoshiznit and DJ A/W, 10 p.m.
Sunday, May 2
M Cafe - Sunday Jazz Brunch, 10 a.m.
Monday, May 3
Izakaya Sake Bar - Moshi Moshi Monday featuring Karl Ty, 9 p.m.
Fiamma - Flashback Mondays featuring Overtone and DJ Chris Myk, 9 p.m. Drink all you can wine and beer from 7 p.m. to 12 midnight. Buy one, take one on tapas from 7 p.m. to 12 midnight.
Tuesday, May 4
Cafe Mondial - Play Tuesdays, 10 p.m.
Padrino - Stop Motion, 9 p.m.
Tabu - Original Model's Night featuring DJs Slick and Ghandi, 10 p.m. P100 on single drinks (P200 for super premium drinks) from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight.
Wednesday, May 5
Fiamma - After Work Wednesdays featuring DJ Chris Myk and Roulin, 9 p.m. Drink all you can wine, and San Mig Light and Pale Pilsen for P350 from 7 p.m. to 12 p.m. Buy one, take one on tapas from 7 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Padrino - Get Whacked featuring DJ Raphayel and DJ Slim, 9:30 p.m. San Miguel Pale Pilsen and Light at P45 a bottle. Buy one, take one on selected drinks. Free buckets of Tanduay Ice for guests in beach attire.
Tabu - Twisted Wednesdays featuring DJ Jedi, 10 p.m. Order any single liquor beverage for only P100 (P200 for super premium like Patron, Grey Goose, etc.).
THE CLUB SCENE THIS WEEK
Friday, April 30
Amber - Finally It's Friday, 10 p.m.
Club Circa - Premiere Fridays, 10 p.m.
Eivissa Superclub - Luxe Fridays, 9:30 p.m.
LAX - Blackout Fridays featuring DJ Buzz, 10 p.m.
Suite - Soul Shine, 9 p.m. Birthday celebrants can avail of a free bottle of Skyy 90 vodka or Jose Cuervo Platino tequila. For non-birthday celebrants, get 20 percent off on Skyy and Jose Cuervo bottles all night.
Saturday, May 1
Club Bureau - Saturday Night Live, 10 p.m. Buy two bottles and get one free on Jaigermeister, Absolut, Jack Daniels and Bacardi. P100 and P175 shots until midnight on selected drinks.
Encore - Sleepless Saturdays, 9 p.m.
LAX - Sonic Saturdays, 10 p.m.
Monday, May 3
Icon - Singles Night Mondays, 10 p.m.
Members Only - Su Casa VIP Mondays featuring DJs Johnny Verse, Mark Africa and Mars Miranda, 9 p.m.
Wednesday, May 5
Amber - Wednesday Getaway featuring DJs Niki Rojas and Joey Santos, 9 p.m.
Eivissa Superclub - Glitz & Glamour Wednesdays, 9:30 p.m.
LAX - Vixen Inferno featuring DJs Ron, Nina, and MC Fatima, 10 p.m. Open bar for ladies until 11 p.m. Two for one on Margarita and Sex on the Beach (ladies only). Two for one on local beers until 1 a.m.
Manor Superclub - Wicked Wednesdays, 10 p.m.
For more events, check out SPOT.ph's calendar.