10 Things to Do This Weekend + the Club & Bar Scene

Go on the Big Binondo Food Wok, dance to Ferry Corsten, Get Free Comics, listen to the Philharmonic and more.

What's happening in Manila this weekend? SPOT.ph zeroes in on the events and happenings you shouldn't miss.

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binondo-thumb1. CHOMP YOUR WAY THROUGH CHINATOWN.

Explore Chinatown's cuisine at Old Manila Walk's Big Binondo Food Wok on May 22, 9 a.m. Tickets are at P950 per head, inclusive of food.





ferry-corsten-thumb2. PARTY WITH DJ FERRY CORSTEN.

At Innovation Black, experience world famous DJ Ferry Corsten's signature trance beats on May 21, 10 p.m. at A-Venue. Tickets go from P600 to P12,000; call 632-7762 or 634-8238 for reservations. Don't forget to wear black!



Ferry Corsten's "Fire"

  

comic-book-day-thumb3. GET A FREEBIE ON FREE COMIC BOOK DAY.

Wake up early on Saturday, May 22, in time for Free Comic Book Day starting at 10 a.m. in all Fully Booked branches. You can only get one comic book but as they say, the best things in life are free. Plus, all graphic novels are at 20 percent off.



Free Comic Book Day at Fully Booked in 2008

  

manilaphilharmoniceastwood14. SPEND SATURDAY IN HARMONY.

Give clubbing (and your ears) a break this Saturday and catch the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra live at the Eastwood Mall Open Park on May 22, 7 p.m.



Manila Philharmonic Orchestra performed in Mar Roxas and Korina Sanchez's wedding in 2009.


improv-thumb5. MAKE SWEET MUSIC WITH JEFF HARRINGTON.

Learn how to wing it the right way with Berklee College of Music Prof. Jeff Harrington at the Improvisation Workshop on May 22, 4 p.m. at the Ayala Museum. Harrington teaches you basic to advanced improv techniques of jazz, pop, funk, and Latin music. Workshop fee is P500; call 757-7117 to 21 local 28 to reserve a slot.



lopez-thumb6. LEARN LENSLESS PHOTOGRAPHY.

Photography instructor Marc San Valentin teaches the art of pinhole photography, wherein a tiny hole replaces the camera lens. Participants design and produce their own pinhole cameras on May 22 and 29, 1 p.m. at the Lopez Memorial Museum and Library. Workshop fee is P3,000. Call 631-2417 to reserve a slot.



ayala-thumb7. TOUR A MUSEUM WITHOUT SPENDING A SINGLE CENT.

In celebration of the International Museum Day on May 18, Ayala Museum holds guided tours for free with museum admission at 3 p.m. every day until May 22. See pre-colonial gold artifacts, a diorama exhibition of important milestones in Philippine history, and more.

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supersale-thumb8. SHOP AND GET A CHANCE TO WIN A BORACAY VACAY.

Get up to 70 percent off on brands like Paul & Joe, Charina Sarte and Tan Gan at the SuperSale Bazaar from May 21 to 23 at The Grove by Rockwell. Shoppers get one free eco-friendly shopping bag, one free drink, PicturePerfect souvenirs and a chance to win a Boracay vacation. For free admission, tag yourself in this album.



my-mother-thumb9. WATCH A MOVIE ABOUT AN NOT-SO-TYPICAL MOTHER AND HER SCHEMING DAUGHTERS.

What happens when three adult daughters discover their mom has become a lesbian? My Mother Likes Women follows these daughters in denial try to kick their mom's new girlfriend out of the picture. Catch it on May 22, 6 p.m. at the Instituto Cervantes.



recent-works-thumb10. SEE MANILA IN ACRYLIC.

Artist Steve Santos concentrates on the urban landscape and depicts it in acrylic in his latest exhibit, Recent Works. The exhibit runs until May 22 at the West Gallery.




THE BAR SCENE THIS WEEK

Thursday, May 20

19 East - MYMP, 9 p.m.

Izakaya Sake Bar - Kiss Kiss Bang Bang featuring DJ Euric, 10 p.m. Six beers for P250. Get 30 percent off on Johnny Walker Black Laber, Jose Cuervo Tequila and Absolute Vodka.

M Cafe - So What, 10 p.m.

Mag:net High Street - SPIT, 10 p.m.

Saguijo - Revolver Productions SNC featuring Juan Pablo Dream, Chillitees, Turbogoth, Dimmerswitch, The Late Isabel, Anicka Dolonius, Cheeba and Climate Change, 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.).

Friday, May 21

19 East - Urbandub, 9 p.m.

B-Side - Deep Fried featuring Toti Dalmacion, Cyril Yarisantos and Ean Mayor, 10 p.m.

Izakaya Sake Bar - Kamikaze Fridays, 9 p.m. Get 30 percent off selected bottles before 10 p.m.

M Cafe - Got Soul featuring DJs Kristian Hernandez and Badkiss, 10 p.m.

Saguijo - Kerplunk!, 10 p.m.

Tabu - Miami Sessions, 10 p.m. Order any single liquor beverage for only P100 (P200 for super premium like Patron, Grey Goose, etc.).

Saturday, May 22

19 East - Side A, 9 p.m.

Izakaya Sake Bar - Sake To Me Baby featuring Second Story Sounds DJs, 10 p.m.

Members Only - Tryst, 9 p.m.

Saguijo - Kalayo, Cynthia Alexander, 10 p.m.

Tabu - SpeakerPIMPS featuring DJ Yoshiznit and DJ A/W, 10 p.m.

Sunday, May 23

19 East - Jazz Volunteers featuring Jinky Vidal, 9 p.m.

M Cafe - Sunday Jazz Brunch, 10 a.m.

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Monday, May 24

19 East - Juris, 9 p.m.

Fiamma - Mashup Mondays, 8 p.m.

Izakaya Sake Bar - Moshi Moshi Monday featuring Karl Ty, 9 p.m.

Mag:net High Street - Rockeoke featuring Oven Toaster, 10 p.m.

Tuesday, May 25

19 East - Freestyle, 9 p.m.

Capone's - Untouchable Tuesdays featuring Vice Ink, 9 p.m.

Izakaya Sake Bar - Unplugged featuring Norby of Overtone and Junji of Velcro, 10 p.m.

Mag:net High Street - Acoustic Night featuring Joniver and Noli Aurilo, 10 p.m.

Saguijo - Chubibo, Stonefree, 10 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 26

19 East - Side A, 9 p.m.

Mag:net High Street -  Church Simplified, 10 p.m.

Saguijo - Fuseboxx, FEEN, Luna, Mike's Apartment, Humanfolk and Layag, 10 p.m.

Tabu - Throwback Forward Wednesdays featuring Mike Bolante and David Ardiente, 10 p.m.


THE CLUB SCENE THIS WEEK

Friday, May 21

Amber - Finally It's Friday featuring DJ Rico Arce, 3Mil Angeles and guest DJs , 10 p.m. A grand a bottle from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Encore - Snap Crackle Pop/Fever Fridays, 10 p.m. Buy one, take one promo on local beers and selected shots and cocktails from 10 p.m. to 12 midnight.

LAX - Blackout Fridays, 10 p.m.

LAX VIP Room - Flashback Fridays featuring DJ Markie Madness and DJ Nina, 10 p.m.

Saturday, May 22

Encore - Sleepless Saturdays, 9 p.m.

Wednesday, May 26

Encore - Superklasse/We Rock Wednesdays, 10 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.


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