10 Things to Do & Where to Go This Weekend
Get gLambert with Adam Lambert, see a real galleon on our shores, listen to a New World symphony, and more! Plus, where to catch the hottest bands this weekend.
What’s happening in Manila this weekend? SPOT.ph zeroes in on the events and happenings you shouldn’t miss.
1. ENTER A MAD, MAD WORLD.
Get glam at the Adam Lambert Live in Manila Concert on October 10, 8 p.m. at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds, Pasay City. The American Idol runner-up’s concert is part of his Glam Nation Tour presented by BlueDream Entertainment. Ticket prices are P6,310 (VIP), P4,510 (Gold), P3,610 (Silver), P1,810 (Bronze), and P640 (General Admission). Buy your tickets now at any TicketWorld Outlet (891-9999) or any SM Ticket Outlet (470-2222). For VVIP limited seats, call 750-0791 or (0917) 587-4462.
2. RELIVE THE GALLEON ERA.
Have a free crash course on history at the Public Viewing of Andalucia, a 17th Century Galleon Replica from October 5 to 9 at Pier 13, South Harbor, Manila. Be serenaded with festive music while viewing the Galleon Trade exhibit. You can also buy indigenous arts and crafts at the Creative Trade Fair. Admission is free. Groups of 30 people and above need to register in advance. No children below 8 years old and those below 12 years old must be accompanied by their chaperones To see the schedule, click here. For bookings and inquiries, call 527-2192 local 616 or email email@example.com.
3. LISTEN TO NEW WORLD SYMPHONY.
Listen to the musical styling of the Manila Symphony Orchestra in "A New World" on October 9, 8 p.m. at the Philamlife Auditorium, United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila. The concert features Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 "From the New World." Also catch the Philippine premier of Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D Major with Joseph Esmilla as violin soloist. Ticket prices are P1,000 (Orchestra Front), P600 (Orchestra Back), and P600 (Loge)--with 50% student discount and 20% senior citizen discount. For inquiries and reservations, contact 523-5712 or (0923)479-1099.
4. BRING OUT THE HERO IN YOU.
Celebrate Children’s Month this October with the Philippine Educational Theater Association’s (PETA) Kayang-Kayang Kabayanihan, a series of workshops, performances, and arts activities for children, youth, child educators, artists, and counselors. To see the schedule of events, click here. Rates are P500 for the one-day pass and P1,200 for the three-day pass (both inclusive of workshop, play ticket, and meals). For inquiries and reservations, contact PETA’s Marketing and Public Relations Office at 725-6244, 410-0821 to 22 or (0918) 906-8083.
5. BE PART OF THE GRAPHIC SCENE.
Witness the Philippine Graphic Design Awards 2010 | THE SHOW on October 9, 6: 30 p.m. at The Tents, 6/F Alphaland Southgate, EDSA corner Pasong Tamo Ext. Makati City. Find out who among the country’s talented graphic designers will take home the CMYK trophies. Enjoy free-flowing drinks and get the chance to win gadgets. Tickets are P150 each. For inquiries and to pre-register, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. RUN FOR A GOOD REASON.
Be part of A Run for the Pasig River, a run organized for the restoration of the Pasig River, on October 10, 2010, 5:30 a.m. The event consists of three major starting points--SM Mall of Asia (3K), CCP Complex (5K), and Makati City (10K)--all converging to one finish line at the SM Mall of Asia where a grand celebration will also be held to cap-off the event. An estimated 120,000 are expected to attend. Those who were able to register better prepare for this big event. For more information, click here. For inquiries, call 383-1010, 385-1010 or 387-1010.
7. COLOR YOUR WORLD.
Have a colorful weekend viewing Caleidoscope, an interior design exhibit presented by the Philippine School of Interior Designe (PSID) Advanced Class of 2010 in cooperation with Eastwood City, which runs until October 31 at G/F Athena Building, Eastwood City, Libis. Marvel at the 18 interior design spaces masterfully executed in living color. Viewing hours is from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
8. FLAG YOUR BETS.
Regions will compete and masters will battle at the Wine Depot’s The Festival 2010 on October 9, 2 to 8 p.m. at the NBC Tent, Taguig City. The wine and food festival will showcase 200 wines from 15 regions, 20 wine makers, 18 food booths, two master classes, two gourmet workshops, one shiraz challenge, and a wine sale. Tickets are P1,000 each and are available at any Wine Depot branch. You can also catch Wine Depot’s Restuarant Week until October 10 and dine at some of the Philippines’ best restaurants for a fixed price of under P1,000. For more information, log on to www.winedepot.com.ph. For inquiries, call Joy, your Toast Club Coordinator at 889-4889, or email email@example.com.
9. RUN THE GREEN ROAD.
Join the Klima Fun Run, a joint activity of the Philippine-German alumni associations in cooperation with the German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the benefit of Maharlika Madrasah, on October 9, 5:30 a.m. at Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City. Registration fees are P300 (3K) and P400 (5K and 10K). To register, call Kirschner Travel Manila at 729-9127 and look for Rejina.
10. GET HIGH ON ART.
View Luis Lorenzana’s The Tales of the Beer Fairies exhibit, which runs until October 23 at the Silverlens Gallery, 2/F YMC Bldg. II, 2320 Pasong Tamo Ext., Makati City, and enter a fantasy world full of imaginary characters in bright colors and dream-like scenes. For inquiries, contact 816-0044, 0917-5874011, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For updates, log on to www.silverlensphoto.com or slab.silverlensphoto.com.
THE BAR SCENE THIS WEEK
Friday, October 8
Stonefree at Obsidian Bar and Grill
19 East - Razorback 20th Anniversary Concert, 9 p.m.
70’s Bistro - The Jerks, 9 p.m.
Al’s Bar - Yes Ma’am, Electric Princess, Glorious Masai Mara, Black Wolf Gypsies, Tuesday Wakes Silence, Peeping Tom, and A Music Theory, 9 p.m.
Bagaberde Grill and Bar - Side A and Daughters 5, 9 p.m.
B-Side - Francis M. 4th Anniversary Gig featuring Gloc 9, Pin-Ups, Ill-J, Nimbus 9, J-Rad, MC Dash, Elmo Magalona, and The Mags, 10 p.m.
Capone’s Bistro - Zion Friday Nights featuring Blues Train, Jeck Pilpil, and Peacepipe, 9 p.m.
Handlebar Bar and Grill - Charlie Y, 6 p.m.
Izakaya - Kamikaze Fridays at Izakaya featuring Hiphop Mashup Electro music, hosted by Jess Manzano, 5 p.m.
Martinis - Latin Night with David Starck, DJ Cocoy (from 12 midnight), 9 p.m.
M Cafe - GotSoul Fridays featuring DJs Kristian Hernandez and Miss Badkiss, 10 p.m.
Obsidian Bar and Grill - Doki Productions features Doki, Stonefree, Halik ni Gringo, Kwago and Kindle Garten, 6 p.m.
Penguin Cafe - Kalayo with Clara 8 p.m.
Route 196 - Live at Route 196: Kakoy and Johnoy,10 p.m.
Saguijo - Maryzark EP Launch featuring Letter Day Story, Pitik, Salamin, Siscar & Subscapular, 9 p.m.
Saturday, October 9
19 East - Side A, 9 p.m.
70’s Bistro - Kalayo (Pnikpikan), Saltik, 5inco, 9 p.m.
Al’s Bar - Kapnobatai, FB, The Naked Lights, Flying Ipis, Oneiros, Phonic Dialog, Dark Crayola, and Yes Ma’am, 9 p.m.
Bagaberde Bar and Grill - Freestyle and Classix, 9 p.m.
Izakaya - Sake To Me Baby featuring music by DJ Steal and DJ Nina, 5 p.m.
Martinis - Music & Wine with Elian Habayeb, 9 p.m.
Obsidian Bar and Grill - Talahib, Mighty Man, Sexy Dynamite, Project Makina, Gin Rhum & Truth and Tonemesh, 6 p.m.
Penguin Cafe - Astrall Jazz with Coco Jam, 8 p.m.
Route 196 - Love One Another Studio Presents Freaky Factory at Route 196 featuring Up Dharma Down, Doki, Gorgoro, And Bandang Shirley, The Charmes, Lampara, and Taken By Cars, 10 p.m.
Saguijo - Carlos Castano, Dello, Gaijin, Identikit, Paranoid City & People’s Future, 9 p.m.
Sunday, October 10
19 East - Rivermaya, True Faith, and Velcro, 9 p.m.
B-Side - Irie Sunday at B-Side featuring One Hit Wonder, Rizal Uno, Red-I, Don P, Takashi, Papa Dom, and Greedy P, 4:20 p.m.
M Cafe - Sunday Jazz Brunch featuring some of the country’s best jazz artists lead by Junji Lerma (Radioactive Sago Project) playing smooth rhythms, cool Jazz & Brazilian treasures, 10 a.m.
Obsidian Bar and Grill - Happy Go Lucky Productions presents A Night to Chill featuring the music of Aliskarte, Cobrecama, Diskarte, Good Items, Gud Prognosis, Incure, Killuzan, Koolang, Quartermoon, Running Late, Skinijins Kaboom, Soil & Green, The Runners, and Wasted Sopas (P80 per ticket inclusive of one free beer), 7 p.m.
Monday, October 11
Johnoy and Kakoy at 70’s Bistro
19 East - Six Part Invention, 9 p.m.
70’s Bistro - Callalily and Proteinshake, 9 p.m.
Izakaya - Moshi Moshi Monday featuring Top 40’s music by Aimee Macoy, Marie Garcia, and surprise guests. Hosted by Ivan Zalameda, 5 p.m.
Martinis - Kat Agarrado, 9 p.m.
Route 196 - Jumpstart at Route 196: LTBA, 10 p.m.
Tuesday, October 12
19 East - MYMP, 9 p.m.
70’s Bistro - Rj Jiminez and Caren Tevanny, 9 p.m.
Bagaberde Grill and Bar - Headrush, 9 p.m.
Izakaya - Izakaya Unplugged featuring music by Norby of Overtone and Junji of Velcro. Hosted by Raj Sadhwani, 5 p.m.
Last Home Resto Bar - Ace Cada, 10 p.m.
Martinis - Red Cats, David Starck with Manila Paris Confidential, 9 p.m.
Obsidian Bar and Grill - Bandwagon Productions presents Shuteyeview, Smoke my Cuban, Chubibo, and many more (P150 per ticket), 6 p.m.
Route 196 - JVC event, 10 p.m.
Saguijo - Folk You All the Way! featuring Aldus Santos+The Purplechickens, Fando & Lis+Vigo, Johnoy & Kakoy, Tao Aves, Miro Valera & Stonefree, and Tao Aves, 9 p.m.
Wednesday, October 13
19 East - Freestyle, 9 p.m.
70’s Bistro - Radio Active Sago Project and Datu’s Tribe, 9 p.m.
Bagaberde Grill and Bar - Juris and Toshka, 9 p.m.
Izakaya - Dojo Wednesday hosted by Jec Cantillon, 5 p.m.
Martinis - Sitti, 9 p.m.
Obsidian Bar and Grill - Talata, Embercore, Hyena Harmonies Inc., Trapeze, Penguin 627, and Alex in Wonderland, 6 p.m.
Route 196 - Guilty Acoustic Pleasures with Kevin Roy, Mike Canlas, and Kes Cheng, 10 p.m.
Saguijo - The Pop Shoppe! Long Set Night w/ The Camerawalls, The Gentle Isolation & Your Imaginary Friends, 9 p.m.
Thursday, October 14
19 East - Juris, 9 p.m.
70’s Bistro - Brownman Revival, 9 p.m.
Bagaberde Brill and Bar - FatSession and Streetbeat, 9 p.m.
Izakaya - Kiss Kiss Bang Bang featuring DJ Euric, DJ Chazz, Julio V, Paco Gun, and special guest DJs, 5 p.m.
Last Home Resto Bar - The Joniver Show, 10 p.m.
Martinis - Skarlet & Trio, DJ Cocoy (from 10 p.m.), 9 p.m.
M Cafe - M Cafe - So What? Thursdays, 10 p.m.
Obsidian Bar and Grill - Rotten Meat Productions and Underground Music Community presents Fuck Your Anomalies 2 (5th GEB/Gig of UMC Organization) featuring Dear Dingo, Ixion, Destroy My Enemy, Slhit, Thanatopsia, Decrepit Memories, Ashes of Silence, Most Offensive Fact, Demolition of False Progression, Clutches of Reality, Deceased, Turnover, Disabuse, Mokas, Mozzatella, Atthismo, Tyranny of Solidity, Sakripisyo, Burial Disorder and Mortal Wound (P60 entrance fee with beer), 7 p.m.
Penguin Cafe - Julianne with Noli Aurillo, 8 p.m.
Route 196 - Tubby Trousers at Route 196 (LTBA) 10 p.m.
Saguijo - Teddy Bear Productions w/ Doki, Juan Pablo Dream, Severo, Yano (Eric Gancio) & The Youth, 9 p.m.
THE CLUB SCENE THIS WEEK
Friday, October 8
Amber UltraLounge - Finally It’s Friday featuring DJ Rico Arce, 3Mil Angeles and guest DJs spinning electro, remixes, house and top 40 beats, 10 p.m.
Bliss UltraClub - Super Swagger Fridays featuring DJ Richard, DJ Lime, and DJ Chinaman, 10 p.m.
Club Bureau - Phat Fridays featuring DJ Darrell D., DJ McCoy and DJ Steal, 10 p.m.
Eivissa - Twisted Fridays featuring DJ Marvin, DJ Jet, and DJ Markie Madness, with MC Bigdaddy, 10 p.m.
Encore - Mixology Fridays featuring DJ Martin Pulgar, DJ Marc Naval, and DJ BigBoy Cheng with MC Warren, 10 p.m.
Guilly’s Island - T.G.I.F: Thank Guilly’s It’s Friday featuring DJ Ariel, DJ Pitbull, DJ Kimura, and MC Bounce, 10 p.m.
LAX - Blackout Fridays featuring DJ Buzz and MC Jaygo, 10 p.m.
LAX Main Room - Full Access Fridays featuring DJ Ponch and guest DJs with MC Jaygo on the mic, 10 p.m.
Manor - Jive Fridays featuring DJs Mark Nicosia, Bad Boy Jeff, Ronian Poe, Acid Burn, and MC Paolo on the mic. Hosted by Stephen Ku, Bingo Manahan, and The Jive Crew, 10 p.m.
Members Only - Soul featuring DJ Marie Garcia, Bing Reyes, and weekly guests, 9 p.m.
Nu.Vo - Toast of the Town: Champagne Night, 9 p.m.
Republiq - Soiree Fridays featuring DJ Ace, DJ Bcal, and DJ Mars, 10 p.m.
Saturday, October 9
Amber UltraLounge - Envy Saturdays featuring music by DJ Chester Canlas, 10 p.m.
Club Bureau - Saturday Night Live featuring DJs Badboy Jeff, CHRISMYK, and McCoy, 10 p.m.
Bliss UltraClub - Blissful Saturdays featuring DJ Chinaman, DJ Lime, DJ Ace Ramos, and DJ Richard, 10 p.m.
Eivissa - Daring Remix Saturdays featuring music by DJ Markie Madness, DJ XFactor, and DJ Jet, with MC Matt Montoya on the mic, 10 p.m.
Encore - Sleepless Saturdays featuring DJ Santi, DJ Bad Boy Jeff, and MC Pao, 10 p.m.
LAX - After Hours featuring DJ Coki and DJ Buzz, with MC Jaygo on the mic, 10 p.m.
Manor - Saturday Supreme featuring DJ Buzz, DJ Slick J, DJ Carlo A, DJ Ace Ramos, with MC Boo, 10 p.m.
Republiq - Pure featuring Marc Naval, Martin Pulgar, and Chewy Ramos, 10 p.m.
Members Only - TRYST featuring Brazillian DJ and model Alex Pain with Members Only residents John Monreal and Arnel Genterone for the opening set, 9 p.m.
Prive Establishment - Prive Saturdays featuring DJ Raffy and DJ Bombi, 9 p.m.
Monday, October 11
Guilly’s Island - Maniak Modays featuring DJ Ace Ramos, Bogboi, and MC Bounce, 10 p.m.
Nu.Vo - G Mondays: Girls Night at Nu.Vo featuring DJs Arnel Genterone, John Monreal, and Matthew Carbonell, 9 p.m.
Tuesday, October 12
Wednesday, October 13
Amber UltraLounge - Tuned Wednesdays featuring DJ Lenin, 10 p.m.
Encore - Superklasse Wednesdays featuring music by DJ Ace and DJ Mars with MC Dash, 9 p.m.
LAX - House of Vixen featuring music by DJ Ron and MC Jaygo, 10 p.m.
Manor - Wicked Wednesdays featuring music by DJ Acidburn and DJ Ace Ramos with "Hype Man of the Year," MC Paolo, 10 p.m.
Nu.Vo - RetroGarde featuring music DJ Arnel Genterone and DJ Boyet Sison, 10 p.m.
Padrino - Get Whacked featuring music by DJ Slim and suprise guest DJs, 10 p.m.
Republiq - Wild Wednesdays featuring music by DJ Mark Nicosia, DJ Euric, and Funk Avy, 10 p.m.
Tabu - Hip Hop Salsa Wednesdays featuring Latin beats by San Diego, Hip Hop Salsero, and Jonathan Picayo, 9 p.m.
Thursday, October 14
Amber UltraLounge - Dynamic Thursdays featuring Techy Romantics and Chillitees, 10 p.m.
Bliss UltraClub - Model’s Closet Thursdays featuring DJ Chinaman, DJ Lime, DJ Ace Ramosm DJ Richard, 10 p.m.
LiMBo - Good Stuff Thursdays featuring DJ Alex Wong, DJ Merms Dabu, and Allan B. on video mixing, 10 p.m.
The KEG - Legalized Thursday featuring J Rad, 10 p.m.
The Reserve lounge - Habit Thursdays featuring Bobby Maddattu and Ray J Umali from Looped Beat Academics and DJ Mark Nicosia with special guest DJs, 10 p.m.
For more events, check out SPOT.ph’s calendar.