A reimagined play, yoga open house, book signing + more things to do this weekend

Plus an Italian film festival, acoustic show, 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: November 9 to 14



Catch Lea Salonga in Fun Home, opening on November 10, 8 p.m., at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in RCBC Plaza. Fun Home is the most awarded and acclaimed musical of 2015, winning five Tony Awards including Best Musical. It tells the story of graphic novelist Alison, who dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind father whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Tickets are priced at P1,567, P3,135, P3,657, and P4,180. The production runs through November 27.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.




Start your Christmas shopping early! Pick up some holiday gift ideas and wishlist at the Spectrum Wonderland on November 12 and 13, 10 a.m., at Whitespace Manila. Check out the best of breed merchants in food, fashion, home, lifestyle, arts, and crafts to discover only at two-day event. Entrance fee is P150.


For more information, head over to the Spectrum Fair Manila Instagram page.


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Eating right should taste as good as it makes you feel. Get tips for simple adjustments to your daily routine that will make a big impact on your overall health at the Eat to Live Workshop, happening on November 12, 10 a.m., at LiFE Yoga. These include eating with mindfulness to improve digestion, and foster gratitude and awareness. End the workshop with a yoga class designed to improve digestion and detoxification. Registration fee is P1,000.


For more information, go to the LiFE Yoga Facebook page.




The traveling Italian Film Festival, Moviemov: Italian Cinema Now, makes a stop in Manila from November 12 to 16 at the Cinematheque Centre Manila. The festival pays tribute to contemporary Italian cinema by traveling to Asia, and screening the various works of art created by Italy’s impressive crop of talent. The vibrant and diverse lineup of Italian films this year include Paolo Genovese’s Perfetti sconosciuti (Perfect Strangers), Claudio Giovannesi’s Fiore, Matteo Rovere’s Veloce come il vento (Italian Race), Pippo Delbono’s Vangelo, Marco Danieli’s La ragazza del mondo(Wordly Girl), and many more. Admission is free.


For more information, contact 846-2498 or 846-2883.




Join New York Times best-selling author Amy Ewing of the Lone City trilogy for a book signing event on November 13, 2 p.m., in National Book Store Glorietta 1. Ewing's trilogy has just reccently concluded with the release of The Black Key, preceded by The Jewel and The White Rose. The series follows the story of Violet as she is thrust into the life of cruel and brutal truth, filled with violence, manipulation, and death.


For more information, go to the National Book Store Facebook page.



Check out the YouTube Creator Roadshow, happening on November 12, 2 p.m., at Greenbelt 5, where you can interact with YouTube content-makers: Mikey Bustos, Erwan Heussaff, and Chris Cantada. Spend the afternoon with them taking selfies, laughing, and even talking about ants! Admission is free in celebration of the new YouTube Lounges popping up at Ayala Malls.


For more information, go to the Mikey Bustos Facebook page.




After unexpected and out-of-the-blue hints, The Vamps is coming back to Manila for their All Night in Manila acoustic show on November 12, 7 p.m., at the Kia Theatre. Tickets are priced at P2,500 for the VIP access and P1,500 for the Patron access. Tickets are limited.


For ticket inquiries, call 916-2504 or go to the MCA Music Facebook page.




PETA's latest production, The Tempest Reimagined, is sure to get your curiosities piqued as it fuses together three cultures to tell the real stories of Yolanda survivors through the lens of William Shakespeare's The Tempest. Acclaimed artists from the United Kingdom, Japan, and the Philippines, with decades worth of experience and achievement, come together to bring a world-class production to the Filipino stage. The show runs from November 12 to December 4 at the PETA Theater Center. Ticket prices start at P938.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.



It's the last quarter of the year! Sign up for Artist Madhouse's Expressive Art Meditation Workshop, happening on November 12, 12:30 p.m., at the White Space Mind and Body Wellness Studio. This method is a powerful process of immersing in expressive art activities to help you cope with stress and discover more of yourself through genuine connection to your true self and others. This workshop creates a safe atmosphere of empathy, trust, and self-expression to heal, empower, and transform yourself for the better as you continue your life journey. The workshop fee is P1,500.



To sign up, go to the Artist Madhouse website.



Get your yoga sessions in as Yoga+ Express Legazpi opens its doors from November 10 to 13. There are 31 classes for you to choose from, starting at 6:45 am to 7:45 pm on weekdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekends. Classes are P100 each or free for those who purchase the pre-opening packages. Classes are on a first-come-first-served basis.


For inquiries, contact 0917-710-9642. 

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