10 Things to Do This Weekend: November 28 to 30

Take a bonafide urban fiesta to the streets, hop into Priscilla’s sparkling bus, get a dose of feel-good yoga, and more.

(SPOT.ph) We know you’re already looking forward to the weekend. We zero in on the events you shouldn’t miss.


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Celebrate the weekend with a bang and a fiesta at the BGC Passionfest 2014 from November 28 to 30 at Bonifacio High Street.


It's a full weekend of games, food, art activities, and free public performances at Bonifacio High Street! This year, the annual three-day event commemorates the heroism of Andres Bonifacio and the Filipinos’ resilience. This year’s theme, A Boni-fide Urban Fiesta, features a full Filipino fusion of food, shopping, art, outdoors, games, fitness, and entertainment.


The fiesta kicks of with a street party, followed by a fun run the next day. The musical Close Engkantos of the Christmas Kind will also be presented on Saturday. Art activities include a Jeepney Sign Art event and DIY Saranggola. The fiesta closes with the annual Parada de Kalesa, complete with decorated carriages, marjorettes, and street performers. There’s also Bonifa-SHOW, a variety show featuring top Philippine performers.



For more information, click here.


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Sit back and relax at the CinemaJam 2014: Outdoor Movie and Music Festival on November 29, 10 a.m., at the Greenfield District Central Park. Tickets are priced at P500.


Now on its second year, Crizal Transitions Cinemajam is the first day-to-night outdoor movie and music festival in the Philippines. The event is a transition from afternoon fun fair to a sunset music-fest that turns into an evening film screening and ends with an after party concert. The featured films are Letters to Juliet and Now You See Me, followed by performances from Banda ni Kleggy, Chocolate Factory, Franco, Imago, Itchyworms, Pedicab, Urbandub, and more. Proceeds from the event will benefit the children of World Vision Foundation.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.




Priscilla: Queen of the Desert (The Musical) is back on stage! Catch this production from November 28 to 30 and December 5 to 7 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater.


With flamboyant costumes, extraordinary headdresses, and a customized bus as its sparkling centerpiece, Priscilla is a must-see spectacular! Based on the smash hit movie, Priscilla: Queen of the Desert is the heart-warming and flamboyantly entertaining musical about the adventures of three drag artists who hit the road on a battered old bus, as they go on a journey of love and friendship, where they end up finding more than they could have dreamed of.


Tickets are priced at P3,966, P3,323, P2,572, P1,715, and P1,286.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.



Revisit everyone’s favorite rags-to-riches fairytale with Alice Reyes’ Cinderella, on stage from November 28 to 30 and December 5 to 7 at the CCP Main Theater. This highly celebrated retelling of the quintessential story by Ballet Philippines' Founder and Artistic Director Emeritus Alice Reyes brings laughter, merriment, and romance to the holiday season.



Tickets are priced at:

  • Orchestra Center: P2,000 / P1,500 (matinee)
  • Orchestra Side: P1,500 / P1,200 (matinee)
  • Parterre Box: P1,200
  • Lower Box: P1,000
  • Upper Box: P1,000 / P700 (matinee)
  • Balcony 1 Center: P600
  • Balcony 1 Side: P500
  • Balcony 2: P400


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.



Ballet Manila's two-in-one holiday treat is sure to delight the entire family as it celebrates the best of both Western and Pinoy Christmas traditions! Catch Nutkraker and Pasko Na Naman Muli on November 29, 7:30 p.m., at the Aliw Theater.


The first part of the gala performance will showcase Act 2 of the classic, The Nutcracker, the quintessential Christmas ballet. The second half unfolds to a medley of Filipino Christmas carols performed in dance. It is inspired by familiar themes: an OFW coming home to be reunited with his family, children singing Christmas songs in the streets for a few coins, families gathered together while feasting on ham and queso de bola for noche buena, simbang gabi and puto bumbong, gifts wrapped in colorful paper, and many more holiday traditions!



Tickets are priced at P1,545, P1,030, and P515.

For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.


Travel with Prinsipe Munti on November 28 and 29, and December 7 at the CCP Little Theater. Layeta Bucoy’s Prinsipe Munti is an adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's most-read and most translated book, Le Petit Prince. Expect a version that is a fun mix of storytelling and entertainment through performance with music and shadow play or puppetry.


Tickets are priced at P1,030, P824, and P618 on November 28 and 29; and P1,545 and P1,030 on December 7.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.




Sign up for a DIY Interior Styling workshop with Craft MNL, happening on November 29, 2 p.m.


This class is interior styling made simple, designed with new home owners in mind. At the end of the day, the objective is to gain more confidence in interior styling upon learning the different design elements and practical tips in making your new space your very own. All participants will go home with a mood board for one room of their choice, as well as a DIY styling starter kit with a notebook and measuring tools. Participants will be requested to bring additional magazines, swatches, and design pegs.


The workshop will be headed by Sharlyn Javellana-Nadal from the design firm, Absolute Spaces, Inc (ASI).


The workshop fee is P1,500.

To register, click here.



History comes alive at Fight KKKlub: Rizal, Bonifacio, and the Katipunan with Ambeth Ocampo, happening on November 29, 3 p.m., at the Ayala Museum. Listen to this interesting lecture from the Philippine history professor and go back in time!



Tickets are priced at P350 (P250 if discounted).


For reservations, call 759-8288 local 35.


Drag your friends and sign up for MindPub Quiz Night: Pinoy Espesyal, happening on November 29, 7 p.m., at The Mind Museum. This edition’s topics include Andres Bonifacio, The Hunger Games, and Evolutionary Psychology. You don’t want to miss the nachos, popcorn, chips, flavored beers and ales, and Belgian beers, too.


Tickets are at P300 per person.


For tickets, call 909-6498 or click here.




Destress this weekend at Rock Your Yoga with Calvin Corzine, a three-day workshop from November 28 to 30 at Urban Ashram Manila. Learn from Senior YogaWorks teacher Calvin Corzine for a good dose of feel-good yoga at its finest. The schedule is as follows:

  • November 28, 6:30 p.m., Bonifacio High Street: Fun Transitions with Music at Bonifacio High Street
  • November 29, 9:30 a.m., Brixton: Take Flight
  • November 29, 2 p.m., Brixton: Yoga at the Wall
  • November 30, 9:30 a.m., Makati: Open Those Hips
  • November 30, 2 p.m., Makati: Thorough Flow

The workshop fees are priced at P1,800 (for one class), P5,850 (full weekend/10 hours), and P6,500 (full visit for 12 hours).


To register, click here.

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