A comic book launch, flow jam, one-act opera + more things to do this weekend
Plus a live orchestra premiere, bazaar pop-up, 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: July 20 to 26
Meet the flow community at the Flow Collective's Sundaze Jam, happening on July 24, 3 p.m., at the Pineapple Lab. Interact with new people, share skills with each other, and dance the afternoon away. Spin and jam with great people. Don't forget to bring flow props and good vibes to share. Bringing of food is allowed.
For more information, go to the event's Facebook page.
After the success of their first major concert, Johnoy Danao, Ebe Dancel, and Bullet Dumas are teaming up once again for Damá: The Repeat. Known in the gig circuit as 3D, the acclaimed singer-songwriters will be joined by Manila String Machine for a night of soaring, heartfelt anthems on July 23, 7:30 p.m., Music Museum. More songs in their repertoire will be rearranged with a seven-string section and a percussion in the background, taking the ambition up a notch without losing the warm, stripped-down quality of their songs. Tickets are priced at P2,800, P1,900, and P1,100.
For inquiries, call 721-0635 and 721-6726.
Ever wondered how paper flowers are so beautifully made? Here’s your chance to learn how to make them at the Paper Flower Making Workshop, happening on July 23, 2 p.m., at Cath Kidston in Bonifacio Global City! Isabelle Camacho of Mabby Makes will teach a step-by-step class on how to make paper flowers—from different types to different ways of incorporating them into your parties, events, and home! Workshop fee is P1,850, inclusive of workshop kit, snacks, and drinks.
To sign up, go to Manila Workshops' website.
Get your tickets to Music Artes Inc.'s La Voix Humaine, onstage on July 22 and 30, and August 28 and 30 at the Mirror Theatre Studio in Makati City. The one-woman production tells the story of a lone actress who talks on the phone to a lover she has just broken up with. For about an hour, the unnamed woman goes through a rollercoaster of emotions as she addresses the man who left her. Tickets are priced at P1,045.
For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.
Get into the yoga habit at Urban Ashram Yoga's Introduction to Yoga class on July 23, 2 p.m., at the Phinma Plaza in Rockwell. Gain a basic understanding of the human anatomy and breath work, and explore standing poses while experiencing a myriad of ways to practice the same poses. Flexibility is not required! Admission is free.
To sign up, call 818-9642 or register online at Urban Ashram Yoga's website.
35 Abada will have its first series of mall bazaars at UP Town Center. Don't miss the first leg from July 22 to 24. Join in celebrating, supporting, and promoting handmade, homemade, and everything local! Relax with the wonderful scents of Scentido Soy Candles' handmade diffusers, sample BICE's (Buccino's Ice Cream Experiments) new flavors, get new lippies from Lipmate Naturals, and many more!
Visit Riverdale once again and celebrate the release of Betty & Veronica series, with Filipino cover artist Rian Gonzales on July 24, 2 p.m., at Filbar's UP Town Center. A fine arts graduate from University of Santo Tomas, freelance artist Rian Gonzales’ candy-coated works caught the eye of Archie Comics. She was chosen to illustrate one of the variant covers for Betty & Veronica #1, alongside international artists Mahmud Asrar, Tom Bancroft, Cliff Chiang, Veronica Fish, Francesco Francavilla, and more. Aside from signing copies of her cover, Rian will also do free quick sketches on a first-come-first-served basis.
For more information, go to Filbar's Facebook page.
From the team that brought you Notewordy comes another innovative spoken word event, DUO: All-Collab Spoken Word Event on July 22, 7 p.m., at DITO: Bahay ng Sining. This time, all acts feature collaborations. The open mic will prioritize artists and performers who want to do collaborations. Tickets are priced at P150, inclusive of a drink.
For more information, go to DITO: Bahay ng Sining's Facebook page.
Sign up for the Food Photography Workshop with Ricky Ladia, happening on July 23, 9 a.m., at the Ayala Museum. In this workshop, aspiring photographers will be taught to make any cuisine look more appetizing. To challenge participants in working with variable light conditions and the dynamic outdoor environment, the photoshoot will be done at Museum Cafe and Kabila near the Greenbelt gardens. The workshop fee is P4,800.
For inquiries and reservations, call 759-8288 local 25 or e-mail email@example.com.
Ignacio de Loyola, an epic about how soldier Iñigo de Loyola journeyed from being a sinner to founding the Society of Jesus, is set to make history as the locally produced English-language film holds a premiere screening with full live orchestra scoring at The Theatre at Solaire on July 23, 4 p.m. Film and music lovers are in for a one-of-a-kind experience as they watch the film and listen to the live scoring, composed by Maestro Ryan Cayabyab and brought to life by the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra and the Ateneo Chamber singers. Maestro Gerard Salonga will conduct for the special premiere.
For tickets and inquiries, call 426-5971 to 72 local 111 or 113.