A weekend market adventure, a burlesque show + more things to do this weekend

Pay tribute to a musical rap legend, whip up flavor-packed salads, 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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The Philippine Educational Theater Association introduces a future Philippines in dystopian rap musical 3 Stars and a Sun, featuring the music of Pinoy rap legend, Francis Magalona. The show is slated to run from February 5 to March 6 at the PETA Theater Center. The play is set in the future inside The Stormdome, a fallout shelter created to protect the entire archipelago from global warfare and extreme weather. Two groups of friends will clash inside—the kids from glossy and developed Lumino city, and the kids from the rough streets of Diliman city. In spite of their varied backgrounds and upbringing, both groups must realize that there are larger problems inside The Stormdome than their petty gang issues. Tickets are priced at P800, P1,200, and P1,800.



For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999



Venture Weekend Market takes it to another level by putting together passionate entrepreneurs and their fresh startup business concepts. Get your fill of food, music, art, crafts, apparel, and other unique merchandise on February 6 and 7, 10 a.m., at the UP Town Center. Expect tons of booths, bands, and raffle prizes.


For more information, visit Venture Weekend Market's Facebook page


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In this Fantastic Salads 2.0 cooking class, learn how to make four beautiful, nutrient-dense, and immune-boosting salads that will knock your tastebuds off. Get familiar with different vegetables, fruit, grains, beans, herbs, spices, and seeds that you can use to create delicious salads. On the menu are vegan caesar salad with croutons and nut parmesan; dill potato salad with homemade egg-free mayonnaise; Mexican-spiced vegetable, black bean, and quinoa salad; and soba noodle salad with baked tofu and miso-sesame dressing. The workshop is happening on February 6, 9 a.m., at the Craft MNL studio, for P2,150.


To sign up, e-mail info@kitchenrevolution.ph or contact 0917-894-5086



It's a Friday freak show at Dopeloco's Eyes Wide Shut Burlesquehappening on February 5, 8 p.m., at A SPACE Greenbelt. This is Manila's first masquerade-themed burlesque show that stars Joyen Santos. The show combines traditional and neo burlesque styles to create a dark, eerie, and beautiful art experience. Inspired by the Stanley Kubrick Film, the event transports the audience into a tantalizing world of mystery, drama, and intrigue expressed through song, acrobats, dance, and non-nude striptease. Tickets are priced at P820 and P1,076 (with masquerade mask).



For tickets, visit the Eyes Wide Shut Burlesque Eventbrite page



The Drawing Board Series is back with a Watercolor Portraits workshop on February 7 and 14, 2 p.m., at the Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street. The workshop will be headed by Works of Heart, a youth-led design company that's both a cause-oriented business and a movement. Registration is P1,500, inclusive of materials, a workbook, snacks, and freebies!


To sign up, visit Works of Heart's website




Karl Edward International is kicking off the new year with its Passionfly Lifestyle Fair on February 6 and 7, 10 a.m., at the Ronac Lifestyle Center. Check out nifty finds made by start-ups, creative leaders, and entrepreneurs across Metro Manila. Aside from a selection of curated brands, expect creative workshops and fun activities, as well as designer, celebrity, and blogger appearances.



Part of the Project Bakawan, Daloy is an exhibition that's composed of more than 50 participating artists and their take on the theme of water. They were asked to respond to water as material and concept, and its different aspects. Aside from the exhibit, there will also be different lectures and art workshops on selected dates, followed by a concert on February 26. Catch the exhibit from February 4 to 27 at the Vargas Museum in UP Diliman.


For more information, call 928-1927 or 981-8500 local 4024




CineKilig 2016 is an outdoor cinema that's sure to make a lot of JaDine fans happy. CineKilig, happening on February 6, 3 p.m. at the Marikina Sports Complex, is a pre-Valentine event that includes a JaDine fan fair and two films: Diary ng Panget and Talk Back and You’re Dead, both in one night. It's an event that no JaDine fan would want to miss!


For more information, visit CineKilig's Facebook page



Crafters and sweet tooths should find something to love at Color Me Happy: Crafts & Sweets Weekend Fair from February 5 to 7, 11 a.m., at the UP Town Center. It's going to be a day full of creative and yummy finds, with handmade goodies and sweet treats from participating concessionaires. It's going to be a unique shopping experience for everyone.


For more information, visit Bubbly Crafts Bazaar's Facebook page




Be part of the biggest marathon in the country and run for a hero. Sign up for the Condura Skyway Marathonhappening on February 7 at the Skyway. Registration is priced at P900 for 6K, P1,000 for 10K, P1,700 for 21K, and P2,000 for 42K. Registration sites are at the following:

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


For more information, visit Condura's Facebook page

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