I know, the past few weeks have been so heavy on events, and it’s such a good time to lay back and relax. However, your friends are party animals or natural-born adventurers and the fear of missing out haunts you. After all, it’s never a bad time to go out and explore. You’re at your youth, and if you’re not, learning is a never-ending game. Here are some events this weekend that you wouldn’t want to miss:
In or Out: Wala Namang Mali
Since June is pride month, this spoken-word and live music show is a fundraising event for the upcoming Metro Manila Pride March this June 30, 2018. With White Wall Poetry hosting the event, you can expect a spine-thrilling good performances which can get pretty political. Be socially aware, while having fun. Check more of the event here.
Flea Market / Garage Sale Saturday Market
Not in the mood for a night-out but want to shop? This flea market happening in HUB: Make Lab is the perfect event for you. With unique antique items for a reasonable price, you may cop your new favorite thing while supporting a homegrown seller. After all, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Check it out here.
Sideshow feat. Red-i, Funkatalyst, JayRu
In the mood for some smooth soulful R&B and jazzy hip-hop? Get the best of both worlds in this event with performances by Red-i, Funkatalyst, and JayRu. Entrance is free and they have happy hour deals: P100 Tapas, P699 free-flowing Heineken and 2 for 1 on selected cocktails from 7pm-10pm. Know more here.
Craving for a meatier experience? A hand few exhibits are happening this weekend. Support local artists, while exercising your mind.
Shelved Wishes Exhibit
Happening tomorrow from 3:00PM to 6:00PM at Prism Gallery, this is a curation of local artists and writers. Expect a wide variety of art styles, genres, and more. With free admission that comes with snacks and drinks, support more of your homegrown creatives. Check the lineup above, and more info here.
NIL (1987-2002) : Curated by Erwin Romulo and Neil Daza
Happening 6pm tomorrow at Artinformal, this exhibit is curated by Erwin Romulo and Neil Daza. With the theme of loss, expect evocative images from a series of photographer. To give you a better idea, check out this excerpt from the official Facebook event page: “Wala. Pero meron talaga. NILalaman ng pagtatanghal na ito ang ilang mga eksena ng kawalan―ng malay, ng katinuan, ng bait, ng karapatan, ng buhay.”
Up Front: Conversations on Conservation with Ar. Jeffrey Cobilla
In a time of challenges on preserving heritage, this talk educates you on social responsibility. The speaker Architect Jeffrey Cobilla of the Escuela Taller de Filipinas Foundation will “share the guiding principles behind the escuela’s approach to restoring several heritage churches in the country.” The event is happening at Metropolitan Museum of Manila from 1:30 PM – 3 PM. Check for more info here. Lecture fee inclusive of museum admission fee is at Php 150.00, and Php 120.00 for senior citizens and students. Don’t forget your IDs.
TBP: Zine Fest
Are you coming from the north and don’t want to brace the unpredictable weather? Here’s an event happening in QC at Vetro. Expose yourself with different zines, and hard-hitting truths. Know more of the event here.