10 Things to Do This Weekend: August 14 to 16

Watch the most fabulous musical onstage, get insider scoop on Asia's elite, 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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9 Works Theatrical’s La Cage aux Folles is back on stage from August 15 to September 6 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in RCBC Plaza. Don't miss the fabulous musical that tells the story of two lovers, the manager of a drag-show nightclub, Georges, and his significant other and star of the show, Albin. They meet hilarious adventures that develop when Georges' son, Jean-Michel, gets engaged to a girl named Anne Dindon. Tickets are priced at P2,300, P2,000, P1,900, P1,500, and P900.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.




Repertory Philippines returns with its own staging of the famous fairytale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, opening on August 15, 10:30 a.m., at the OnStage Theater in Greenbelt 1. More than a retelling, this production features live music, exciting choreography, and classical ballet. Join Snow White as she journeys with seven dwarves and defeat the Evil Queen. Tickets are priced at P625, P521, and P416. The production runs through December 10.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.



Things will be heating up at the Eastwood Mall Weekend Spice Soukhappening from August 14 to 16 and August 21 to 23 at the 2/F Eastwood Mall. Explore a fresh selection of flavorful herbs, spices, and savories. Pick up new culinary tips and tricks that will surely make your kitchen more flavorful!


For more information, click here.


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Spice up your taste buds with Kitchen Revolution's Taco/Burrito Party on August 15, 9 a.m., at the Craft MNL studio. Learn how to make a slew of Mexican dishes for the ultimate vegan fiesta. Make a bunch of stuffings and condiments from scratch, too! On the menu are lentil walnut taco meat, Mexican soy chorizo crumbles, black beans with cilantro, and many more! The workshop fee is P2,150 (P1,850 until August 13). 


To sign up, click here.



Hear all about the old rich, LV-chasing new rich, the ABCs, and all the other crazy personalities in the world of Asia's elite with Kevin Kwan's The Crazy-Rich, China-Rich Book TourJoin him for two afternoons on August 15, 2 p.m., at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street, and on August 16, 2 p.m., at Fully Booked Alabang. Get your burning questions answered by Kevin himself at the Q&A, which will be followed by the signing of Crazy Rich Asians and China Rich Girlfriend. 


For more information, click here.




Next Attraction: The Repeat is back on stage on August 14 and 15, 8 p.m., at the Music Museum. Join Karylle, Paolo Valenciano, Robin Nievara, and Isabella once again for two nights of good music! Listen to pop tunes from Karylle, jazz music from Isabella, acoustic-rock from Robin, and rock music from Paolo. Tickets are priced at P3,851, P2,750, and P1,100.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.



Catch Gioachino Rossini's La Cenerentolaa comic opera in two acts in concert form, on August 15, 8 p.m., at the Meralco Theater. Set in the late 18th Century Italy, the story is about a young girl who is mistreated by her family before finding her prince. Get ready to be mesmerized by soaring melodies and millions of notes that require great skill in singing laced with subtle and broad humor. Tickets are priced at P5,150, P3,090, P2,575, P2,060, and P1,030.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.




Log off Instagram and head to Gathergramhappening on August 15 and 16 at the Metrotent. Don’t miss the biggest Instagram meet-up in the Metro where you'll get to spend the weekend with your favorite bloggers and influencers. Bargain offline for shops online, and get a chance to take home sweet deals and stocks fresh off the Internet! Find out all the latest on food, fitness, fashion, and more—all under one roof! Entrance is priced at P50.


For more information, follow @Gathergram.



Create one-off prints at a Paper Marbling Workshop with Nikki Abelardo on August 16, 2 p.m., at 10a Alabama. Mix your own inks and create ripples and swirls of color. Find out all the creative tips and tricks behind this age-old printmaking technique. The workshop fee is P1,850, inclusive of all materials.


To register, e-mail nikkiabelardo@gmail.com.




Sign up for the Sofitel Manila Half-Marathon 2015happening on August 16, 2 p.m., at the SM Mall of Asia. This fun run is for the benefit of Virlanie Foundation. Registration is priced at P750 (5K), P850 (10K), andP950 (21K). You may register online or at the following sites:

  • Toby’s (SM Mall of Asia, TriNoma, and Robinsons Galleria)
  • RUNNR Bonifacio High Street
  • GNC (Robinsons Place Manila, Alabang Town Center, and Glorietta 4)
  • Sofitel Philippine Plaza


For more information, call 463-4813 to 14 or e-mail feedback@runrio.com.

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