10 Things to Do This Weekend: January 30 to February 1

Let Michael Bublé croon his way to your heart, learn all about the latest in arts, put a different spin on your Sunday brunch, and more.

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


Check out SPOT.ph’s Gig Guide: 10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: January 28 to February 3



Welcome The Vamps Live in Manila with the loudest screams! The British band is set to hit the SM Mall of Asia Arena on February 1, 8 p.m. Their famous hits include : "Can We Dance," "Wild Heart," "Last Night," and a lot more! Catch them on the tour of their sophomore album, Meet the Vamps.


Tickets are priced at P5,300, P4,240, P3,180, P2,650, P1,950, and P1,060.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 470-2222.



Get ready to be serenaded this weekend! Reserve your tickets to Michael Bublé Live in Manila, happening on January 31, 8 p.m., at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. It’s going to be a relaxing night with the Canadian crooner, who will be performing his signature jazz and swing standards. Expect his classics, such as "Fever" and "Feeling Good," and well-loved classics, such "Home" and "Haven’t Met You Yet." Get ready to fall in love at this one-night-only, pre-Valentine concert!


Tickets are priced at P15,840, P12,680, P8,450, P6,340, P3,700, and P1,590.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 470-2222.

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Save the date for Time Stands Still, opening on January 30, 9 p.m., at Whitespace. The production runs until March 8. From Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies comes a moving and often funny story about the choices and compromises we all make in love, work, and relationships. With ethical struggles touching on all aspects of life, it begs the question: What are you here for? Starring Ana Abad Santos, Nonie Buencamino, Nor Domingo, and Giannina Ocampo.



Tickets are priced at P2,084 on Gala Night (January 30). Regular tickets are priced at P1,563, P1,250, and P1,042.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.



Learn more about the arts at Graphika Manila 2015, happening on January 31 and February 1, 10 a.m. at the SMX Convention Center. You don’t want to miss this conference on creativity! Tickets are priced at P2,500.


Graphika Manila is the premiere creativity and design event in the Philippines. They have attracted over 20,000 design students and professionals since 2006, and is now hailed as one of the most influential event of its kind in the country. To celebrate their 10th year, Graphika Manila invites 12 of the best speakers including returning ones, to bring together Manila's creative minds to listen to inspiring stories from the best creatives from the country and around the globe. The conference focuses on the creative side of design rather than technology. Talk about art with Walt Disney Animation, Seb Lester, 88 Storey Films, and a lot more!



For more information, click here.



Get ready to line up for the James Frey Book Signing Tour, happening on February 1, 2 p.m., at the National Book Store Glorietta 1. James Frey is originally from Cleveland. His first three books, A Million Little PiecesMy Friend Leonard, and Bright Shiny Morning were all No. 1 bestsellers in the United States, international bestsellers, and have been published in 42 languages. He is also co-creator of the Lorien Legacies series, which includes I am Number Four.


For more information, click here.



Make 2015 your most stylish year yet! Sign up for a DIY Personal Stylish Workshop, happening on January 31, 2 p.m. The workshop will be headed by stylist Anne Bella of Stylistofsorts.com. Learn about what types of clothing best fits your body type, and how to dress appropriately, stylishly, and within your personality. As a participant in this fun session, you will get to consult with Anne on what works from head to toe, and put together a personal lookbook to serve as reference for your signature style.


The workshop fee is P1,500, inclusive of materials for a look book and two snaps of you! You'll get to try on clothing, accessories, and shoes from CommonThread, Renegade Folk, and Culebra. Each participant gets a free hair consultation from Jude of Juro Salon Exclusif, as well as a chance to win a gift certificate and a personal shopping session with Anne herself. There’s also a companion rate of P750 for friends who'd like to sit in and listen to Anne's advice so they can also create their own look books at home.


To register, click here.




Sign up for the Watercolor Workshop for Beginners by Denver Garza, happening on January 31, 2 p.m., at the 10a Alabama Street. The workshop package inclusive of exercise plates, starter kit, and light snack. Early reservation is until January 29 only.


For inquiries, e-mail denvergarza@gmail.com with the subject "watercolor_workshop."



Sundays are all about family, and what better way to spend it than indulging on undoubtedly the most festive and most Awesome Sunday Brunch at Spectrum of Raffles and Fairmont Makati? Happening every Sunday of February and March, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., they will feature a lavish spread of international delicacies, live stations, offering sumptuous dishes, and fun activities for the children. The dining experience begins with a mouthwatering selection of local and international gourmet temptations, then concludes with an impressive dessert buffet extravagance that’s guaranteed to bring delight to all children and those young-at-heart.


What makes this Sunday brunch even more awesome is the participation of LEGO. Look forward to an impressive hotel and Spectrum show kitchen scene built with LEGO bricks, including LEGO flower centerpieces and other interesting displays. A separate play area also awaits kids ages four to 14 years old, featuring LEGO bricks and play table, movies, and an exciting "My Own Creation" contest, complete with exciting prizes.



The brunch is at P2,777 net per person. Children from six to 12 years old get 50% off on the buffet price.


For inquiries and more information, call 555-9840.



Form a group of six and sign up for Mind Pub: The Best of 2014 on January 30, 7 p.m., at the lobby of The Mind Museum. This edition of quiz night for adults is all about the most talked about events of 2014. Enjoy a night of fun, science, facts, and trivia! First 60 ticket holders get a free round of beer. Ticket includes nacho platter per table. Each ticket is priced at P300.


For tickets, click here.




Run for a hero at the Condura Skyway Marathon 2015, happening on February 1, 6 a.m., at the Filinvest City. Condura Skyway Marathon, one of the biggest and most anticipated marathon events of the Philippines is going back to the starting line for its seventh edition. Registration is priced at P900 (6K), P1,000 (10K), P1,700 (21K), and P2,000 (42K).

You may register at the following Asics branches:

  • Greenbelt 3
  • Two Parkade, Bonifacio High Street Central
  • TriNoma
  • Ayala Fairview Terraces


For more information, click here.

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