Weekender Guide: August 9, 10, and 11, 2019

Still don't know where to go for the weekend? Here are the events and places to check out in the coming days. 

Cinemalaya Film Festival
August 2 to 13 (Cultural Center of the Philippines, selected Ayala and Vista Mall cinemas)

The Cinemalaya Film Festival turns 15 this year, and with that comes a new set of full-length and short films that every cinephile should look forward to! If you still haven't planned on which films you want to see, now's the time to start doing so! 

Happening this August 2 to 11 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the festival will be showcasing 10 full-length and short films which will also be competing for the big awards. In celebration of another milestone in Cinemalaya's book, the entries will also be brought to more screens in the country. From August 7 to 13, both the full-length and short film entries will also be shown in Evia Lifestyle Center, Glorietta, Greenbelt, Market! Market!, UP Town Center, Trinoma, Ayala Malls Legazpi, Abreeza Davao, Capitol Central Bacolod, Vista Cinemas Iloilo, Vista Cinemas Naga, and Vista Cinemas Pampanga.

Rak of Aegis
until September 29 (PETA Theater)

The iconic, Filipino musical phenomenon, Philippine Educational Theater Association’s Rak of Aegis makes a much-awaited return from July-September 2019 at the PETA Theater Center in partnership with Organisasyon ng mga Pilipinong Mang-aawit (OPM) and The PhilPop MusicFest Foundation (Philpop).

Since the show opened in 2014, Rak of Aegis has taken Manila, figuratively and literally, by storm! The original Pinoy musical brought one of the greatest OPM icons, The Aegis Band, to the spotlight by featuring their powerful hits and karaoke favorites “Halik,” “Sinta,” “Basang Basa sa Ulan,” and more.

Rak of Aegis was also one of the first Filipino productions which ushered in the trend of jukebox musicals, giving birth to a newfound appreciation for theater and original Pinoy music that crosses all boundaries of social class and age. Today, Rak of Aegis is the longest-running original Pinoy musical in contemporary Philippine theater.

To purchase Wheelchair seat(s) please call TicketWorld at +632-891-9999.

In honor of the Tercentenary Celebrations of St. La Salle’s Legacy, the DLSU Harlequin Theatre Guild presents Titser ko si La Salle!, a trilogy on educators that get its inspiration from the life and mission of St. John Baptist de La Salle. The plays are written by De La Salle University Literature Professors, Dr. Gen Asenjo, Mr. Genaro R. Gojo-Cruz, and Mr. Maynard Manansala, and directed by Mr. Romualdo Tejada.

“Titser ko si Lasalle!” aims to shed light on the struggles and sacrifices that Filipino teachers face on this present day may it be concerning their occupation or their personal lives. This production is dedicated to the teachers that have touched and inspired the lives of their students whether in the setting of a classroom or beyond the walls of a scholarly institution.

“Titser Ko Si La Salle!” will be making its way onto the stage of the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, De La Salle University-Manila on August 1 and 2, 2019 at 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM and on August 3, 2019 at 10:30 AM and 3:00 PM. For tickets and inquiries, you may contact Dia Alvaro at 0967 263 518, or visit our page at facebook.com/dlsuhtg.

Komikon 2018: Indieket 
August 10 (Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound, Pasig)

See you all on August 10, 2019, Saturday, 10AM to 8PM, at the Bayanihan Center, Unilab Compound, Pasig City. Entrance ticket is P150. #Indieket2019 #KomikonPH

 

SALES

Saucony’s End of Season Sale
until August 31 

120-Year old performance and lifestyle footwear brand Saucony offers up to 70% OFF this AUGUST! From August 1 to 31, everyone can cop their newest pair of award-winning Saucony shoes for a GREAT DEAL. This is the best chance to add a new pair of running shoes or casual footwear to wear every day.

As a treat to fans as well as beginner and pro fitness enthusiasts, Saucony will hold its month-long sales in its concept stores and department stores NATIONWIDE. Plus, you may also shop at the comfort of your own home by simply visiting saucony.com.ph.

Skechers End of Season Sale
until August 31

Great news for shoe lovers!SKECHERSis treating everyoneto an End of Season Sale with up to 50% OFF on selected items for the whole month of August!

Fans who love the brands’ wide collection of the most comfortable and stylish footwear can cop their next pair from ALL Skechers stores NATIONWIDE. Want to shop at the comfort of your own home? Simply visit skechers.com.ph, too!

Don’t miss out! Head to the nearest Skechers concept store and treat yourself, the barkada, and the entire family to comfortable, stylish footwear with this great bargain!

Skechers’s End of Season Sale runs for the entire month of August (August 1-31, 2019)in all Skechers concept stores.Check your nearest store at www.skechers.com.ph/stores

Merrell End of Season Sale
until August 31 

Let’s Getaway! Leading outdoor brand Merrell is giving adventurers a rare treat with a month-long Sale! Get as much as 70% OFF on select Merrell footwear Today until August 31.

Merrell sets a great case of wanderlust and invites you to kick off the second half of the year in top-notch shoe tech and style. The sale is on-going in all Merrell concept stores NATIONWIDE, at leading department stores, and even online at merrell.com.ph!

You can also grab these deals when you shop online at www.merrell.com.ph!

Follow Merrell on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MerrellPhilippines and on Twitter and Instagram: @Merrell_PH, to get the latest updates on new drops and releases.

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