10 Things to Do & Where to Go This Weekend
Rock out Saturday night, watch a Christmas ballet, get fit, and more! Plus, where to find your favorite bands.
What’s happening in Manila this weekend? SPOT.ph zeroes in on the events you shouldn’t miss.
1. ROCK YOUR SOCKS OFF.
Have a rocking Saturday night at the Hatebreed live in Manila Concert on November 6 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. The event will also feature performances by Intolerant (Manila), Piledriver (Laguna), Bison (Baguio), and Queen City Crew (Cebu). Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets are P1,030 each (standing, first-come first served, general admission). For inquiries, call TicketWorld at 891-9999.
"Everyone Bleeds Now" by Hatebreed
2. WATCH A CHRISTMAS BALLET.
Get in the holiday mood and watch A Christmas Ballet Concert at Market! Market! in Taguig City on November 6 and 7 with shows at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. The production features "Pinoy Christmas" and excerpts from "The Nutcracker." For inquiries, call 886-7519.
3. CHILL OUT TO JAZZ MUSIC.
Experience the fusion of Jazz and Flamenco at Jazz y Flamenco Soul on November 6 at Tablao Flamenco, 5062 P. Burgos St., corner Guerrero St., Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City. The event will feature Ms. Clara Ramona, Batu Yilmaz on guitar, Maradee de Guzman on vocals, and Toni Bernardo on percussion. Tickets are P700 inclusive of show complete with paella, salad, Spanish torilla, and sangria. Food will be served at 8 p.m. Show starts at 9 p.m. For ticket reservations, call 899-1346 or (0915) 434-5789. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org or log on to www.clararamona.com.
4. GET YOUR YOGA ON.
Witness the 2010 Philippine Yoga Asana Championship on November 7, 2 p.m. at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, 4/F RCBC Plaza, Makati City. Watch as participants perform a series of yoga asanas. They will be judged based on balance, poise, flexibility, strength, and grace. For more details, log on to www.philippineyogachampionship.com.
5. SHOP PINOY.
Attend the Global Pinoy Bazaar 2010VE on Nov 6 and 7, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Rockwell Tent, Makati City. The bazaar will feature businesses with 100% Filipino love and pride, showcasing ladies’, men’s, and children’s apparel, accessories, jewelries, bags and shoes, home decor, beachwear, home and wellness products, as well as Pinoy art and design. Among the exhibitors are Jetset Travel Accessories, Magic Bag, Mayella’s Wires and Strings Fashion Accessories, Shoeology, Galing Pinas, Sole Sister, Tot Couture, Creative Prints, Manikako Inc, Bangles n’ Beads, Amber Lights Laguna, Brown Belly, Palabras at Letras, Everything’s for Fun, and many more. For more information, visit www.yabangpinoy.com, email email@example.com, or call (0927) 826-3926.
6. RUN FOR A CAUSE.
Runners for the Millenium Run for Women’s Health 2010 better start their preparations for the run on November 6, 6 a.m. at SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City. There will be 2K, 5K, and 10K running events. If you didn’t make it to the registration, cheer the runners as they sprint for women’s health. For more information log on to adrenalinemultisport.multiply.com and mountainrunner.multiply.com.
7. STRETCH YOURSELF THIN.
Join the ECHOYoga Therapy for Athletes (for sports injuries and rehabilitation) on November 6, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the ECHOyoga Community Center, Penthouse of Century Plaza, 120 Perea St., Makati City. The session is open to all, from beginners to professional athletes, as well as personal trainers who wish to learn how to stretch correctly. The workshop will address sore muscles, hip pain, knee injuries, low back strain, ankle sprains, Achilles tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis. Workshop fee is P1,000. Contact (0906) 506-3958 to reserve slots. For more information, log on to www.echoyoga.echostore.ph or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
8. DRINK LIKE A WINE MASTER.
Be part of A Master Class with Winemaker Grant Burge on November 5, 11:30 a.m. at the Ampitheater of Enderun Colleges, 1100 Campus Avenue, McKinley Hill, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. There will be seven wines to be tasted, including the award-winning Filsell Shiraz and the Holy Trinity. Snacks will also be served. For more information and for future events, visit www.winedepot.com.ph or call Joy, your Toast Club Coordinator at 889-4889. You may also email email@example.com.
9. SUPPORT A KID IN NEED.
Runners for the HSBC 135 Fun Run on November 6, 5:30 a.m. at Fort Bonifacio, Global City, Taguig better jumpstart their pre-run regimen. HSBC’s 135th year celebration will feature a 100m dash and 3K, 5K, and 10K running events. The event is for the benefit of Hands on Manila's 'Galing Mo Kid!' program, which provides outstanding public elementary school students with more learning opportunities. Visit their website to know how else you can help. For more information about the run, log on to www.hsbcrun.oncloud.ph.
10. SEE A PHOTO EXHIBIT.
View Ninfa Z. Bito’s photo exhibit titled on the SURFACE, which runs from October 26 to November 12 at Greystone Gallery, G/F Prince Plaza II, Legazpi St., Greenbelt Park, Makati City. The artist has focused on the bright colors of "street art" for her first solo show. The landscape, still life and street photography captured by the artist are impressionistic and surreal. For inquiries, contact 8493977 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE BAR SCENE THIS WEEK
Friday, November 5
Juris at 19 East
19 East - Comedy Cartel featuring Alex Calleja and Tim Tayag, 9 p.m.
70’s Bistro - The Jerks, 9 p.m.
Bagaberde Grill and Bar - Daughters 5 and Side A, 9 p.m.
B-Side - B-Side Experiment featuring Mulan, Red-I, Don P., Budoy (Jr. Kilat), Timmy C. (New Zealand), Soulflower, and Coolie Dread, 10 p.m.
Capone’s Bistro - Zion Friday Nights featuring Blues Train, Jeck Pilpil, and Peacepipe, 9 p.m.
Handlebar Bar and Grill - JP Dream, 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 - Got Soul Fridays, 10 p.m.
Obsidian Bar and Grill - Union of Sound Presents Swabehan Groovefest featuring The Chongkeys, FMD, ODX, Irie I, Bambuspliff, Dejado, Kampai, Charlie, DUI, Scrabble and Anti-Groove Nation. Ticket price is P100, 6 p.m.
Penguin Cafe - Lady I, Sidhi, and Spy, 8 p.m.
Route 196 - OBS event, 8p.m.
Saguijo - Princess Batugan w/ Badburn, Glorious Masai Mara, Halik ni Gringo, Monkeyspank, Reklamo, Salamin, and Severo,9 p.m.
Saturday, November 6
19 East - True Faith, 9 p.m.
70’s Bistro - Coritha and Talahib, 9 p.m.
Bagaberde Bar and Grill - Classix and PYT,9 p.m.
B-Side - Head The Natives Are Restless: EP Launch Party featuring Lochness, Feen, Degage, Enemies of Saturn, Turbo Goth, Loonie, and Xombie on Fire, 9:30 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 - Island Rock Production presents Black Summer, Dhruva Tara, Cat Valium, Blind Stereo Moon, Sundown Caffeine, Bluewish, The Naked Lights, Filterkeen and more, 6 p.m.
Penguin Cafe - Brass Munkeys and Makiling, 8 p.m.
Saguijo - Kalayo, Loquy, and Playphonics, 9 p.m.
Sunday, November 7
Turbo Goth at Saguijo
B-Side - Irie Sunday: The Cool Ruler featuring Red-I, Don P., Takashi, Papa Dom, and Greedy P., and many more, 9 p.m.
M Cafe - Sunday Jazz Brunch, 10 a.m.
Obsidian Bar and Grill - Tagayan Nights presents Liquor Ban After 12 together with Pentavia, Talata, Gayuma, Vie, Aliskarte, Kontrabida, United by Fate, Guerilla Tactics and Tribo Subculture. Ticket price is P100 with one free drink, 8 p.m.
Monday, November 8
19 East - Six Part Invention, 9 p.m.
70’s Bistro - Camerawalls, Gentle Isolation, and Imaginary Friends, 9 p.m.
Izakaya - Moshi Moshi Monday featuring 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!, 10 p.m.
Tuesday, November 9
19 East - MYMP, 9 p.m.
70’s Bistro - Soapdish, 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 - The Bouncin’s Bebe Boys, 10 p.m.
Martinis - Red Cats, 9 p.m.
Obsidian Bar and Grill - Red Ninja Productions, 6 p.m.
Route 196 - 2DidiDoo at Route 196 featuring Barbie Almalbis, Wagyu, The Naked Lights, My Wanderlust, Tony Cactus, and Flicker Fusion, 10 p.m.
Saguijo - Saguijo Presents: Oh Inday! One Time Return and Manong Peter post-post 50th Birthday Celebration w/ Chillitees, Kate Torralba, The Kindly Ones, Ronin, Toi, Turbo Goth, Walkie Talkies, and more TBA, 9 p.m.
Wednesday, November 10
19 East - Freestyle, 9 p.m.
70’s Bistro - Reggae Mistress and Lady I, 9 p.m.
Bagaberde Grill and Bar - Drizzle and Juris, 9 p.m.
Izakaya - Dojo Wednesday hosted by Jec Cantillon, 5 p.m.
Martinis - David Starck with Manila Paris Confidential followed by Sitti, 9 p.m.
Obsidian Bar and Grill - Spotlight Productions, 9 p.m.
Route 196 - Ronnieoke at Route 196!, 10 p.m.
Thursday, November 11
19 East - Zion 9 p.m.
70’s Bistro - Brownman Revival, 9 p.m.
Bagaberde Brill and Bar - Fatsession and Streatbeat, 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.
M Cafe - M Cafe - So What? Thursdays with special guests DJs, 10 p.m.
Obsidian Bar and Grill - Pure Ako Pinoy Indie (PAPI) Productions presents Farrington Heights, Brokensauce, The Naked Lights, Zalvija, The Oemons, Dirty Hates, Moonlight, Habla, G.O.D., Azim, Flying Ipis, Cat Valium, Halmista, Clockwork Spiral, Pentaspiral and Hostile, 6 p.m.
Penguin Cafe - Don’t Panic it’s Acoustic with Sammy Asuncion and Friends, 8 p.m.
Route 196 - SLEX and Watusi, 8 p.m.
Saguijo - Roots Reggae Rock w/ Cocojam, Coffeebreak Island, Jun Lopito, Lady I, Reggae Mistress, and more TBA, 9 p.m.
THE CLUB SCENE THIS WEEK
Friday, November 5
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
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, November 6
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 music by 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, November 8
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, November 10
Wednesday, November 11
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 - Next Episode Wednesdays at LAX featuring DJ Ron and DJ Coki., 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, November 12
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 Ramos, and 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.