10 Things to Do This Weekend: July 24 to 26

Get a glimpse into the life of the new millenials, take a step towards a new and healthier you, and more.

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


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Summit Books' latest offering, The Sexy Chef Cookbook: Eat Clean Love, comes from local health food industry pioneers Rachel Alejandro and Chef Barni Alejandro-Rennebeck. This cookbook brings together 60 new, original, and easy-to-follow recipes that don’t just produce delicious results, but are also ideal for food lovers looking to stay in tip-top shape. This is your first step to your best and healthiest self—starting with the food you eat. Join the Alejandro sisters for their book launch on July 25, 1 p.m., at the Robinsons Magnolia Activity Center.




Meet the millenials at The Sand Box Collective's NO FILTER: Let's Talk About Meopening on July 25, 3 p.m., at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in RCBC Plaza. This production runs through August 2. Don't miss an original monologue series on millennials by millennials for millennials, starring Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Lauren Young, Cai Cortez, Saab Magalona-Bacarro, Sarah Facuri, Khalil Kaimo, Micah Muñoz, and Mikael Daez. Tickets are priced at P1,667, P1,458, P1,250, P1,042, and P833.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call  891-9999.


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Get your tickets to Red Turnip Theater's 33 Variationsopening on July 24, 8 p.m., at Whitespace. The play will run through August 23. It tells the story of a renowned musicologist, Katherine Brandt, as she races against time and the degenerative disease plaguing her: to solve the mystery of why Ludwig Van Beethoven wrote 33 variations on Anton Diabelli’s seemingly ordinary waltz. Brandt and Beethoven’s lives unfold in parallel, as scenes flit back and forth from past to present, from Bonn to Vienna. By uncovering the truth about the Variations, she comes to terms with her estranged daughter and finds the courage to face her fate. Tickets are priced at P1,563, P1,042, and P1,250.



For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.



Show your support for OPM at the Pinoy Music Festival 2015! Don't miss the concert and tribute to Pinoy artists on July 25, 6 p.m., at the Open Air Auditorium in Rizal Park. Listen to the music of OPM bands, such as 6Cyclemind, Moonstar 8, Gracenote, Banda Ni Kleggy, and more. This July, the spotlight is on the rich musical heritage of Filipinos and the awesome original compositions across all genres. 


For more information on the festival, click here.




Juice Up and Smoothie Down with Marie Gonzalez of Kitchen Revolution, as she teaches everyone how to start a healthier lifestyle. This session is happening on July 25, 9:30 a.m., at the Craft MNL studio. In this informative two-hour workshop, learn how your current lifestyle and diet can either be toxic or detoxifying to your health, and what you can do about it. Discover how fruits and vegetables in liquid form can balance acidity, boost your immunity, increase energy, and support healing from lifestyle diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. The workshop fee is P1,650 (P1,350 for early birds).


To sign up, click here.




Catch Polecats Manila's student athletes take the stage on Stellar on Reel on July 25, 7 p.m., at the AFP Theater. The show features almost 100 aerial enthusiasts in pole dance, aerial silks, aerial hoop, and dance numbers, inspired by popular movie soundtracks. Movies like The Hunger Games, Mission: Impossible, Charlie’s Angels, and Bring It On will be interpreted onstage, showcasing the students’ aerial expertise. A big Magic Mike-inspired number will also feature student members from both the Ortigas Center and Alabang classes. Tickets are priced at P500.



For more information, click here.



It’s going to rain books at the NCBD Book Fairhappening on July 25, 9 a.m., at the Rizal Library in Ateneo de Manila University. Teach kids the beauty of reading as you score steals and deals. Bring the entire family along and celebrate National Children’s Book Day on Saturday!


For more information, click here.




Trace your roots and head over to the former Jai-Alai Building for Hudyat: The State of Philippine Heritage Address, happening on July 26, 2 p.m. Organized to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Jai Alai’s demolition, the event will hold the Jericho Walk where everyone can become acquainted with underappreciated heritage sites. There will also be talks, pop-ups, and performances in store for everyone.


For more information, click here or call 0920-283-4977.



International Latin dance champion Ednah Ledesma invites you to a dance while you enjoy your afternoon of High Tea on July 25, 2:30 p.m., at EDSA Shangri-La's Lobby Lounge. Together with other dancers, watch them grace the stage while moving to theatrical hits. Spice up your afternoon with an elegant atmosphere, high tea cuisine, and ballroom dancing. Experience all these and more for P1,300 net.


For inquiries and reservations, contact 633-8888 or e-mail lobbylounge.esl@shangri-la.com.




Join the 39th National Milo Marathon Manilahappening on July 26 at SM Mall of Asia. Registration is priced at P80 (3K), P110 (5K), P530 (10K), P630 (21K), and P730 (42K). You may register online or at the following sites:

  • ASICS Bonifacio High Street
  • ASICS Greenbelt
  • ASICS TriNoma
  • Timex SM Mall of Asia
  • Timex Shangri-La


For more information, click here.

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