Still don't know where to go for the weekend? Here are the events and places to check out in the coming days.
Drive Me to Juliet
October 18, 19, and 22 (70s Bistro; Social House; 12 Monkeys)
One of Cebu City’s well-beloved bands, Drive Me to Juliet, is coming to Manila for their first-ever headline bar tour and music video launch in the capital, aptly titled “Universe: Live in Manila”, since forming in 2009. The new music video, “Universe”, is also DMTJ’s first single off their upcoming second album due for release later this year. The music video launch tour will run across three key cities in Metro Manila, and is the band’s first production effort outside Cebu.
Best known for their schmaltzy songwriting about love, hope, and relationships as in “Saving Glass Heart” juxtaposed to feel-good and laid-back pop tunes featured in “Maybe It’s Better” or alongside raw, grungy undertones like in “Absence of Understanding”, Drive Me has driven hundreds of fans all over the country with their distinctive music and relatable, down-to-earth personalities. Co
Show starts at 8PM. Pre-sale tickets are available at P300 per head and 3 for P800 until October 16. For ticket reservations, send a message to SX Manila on Facebook or contact 09275629670 / 09175575945. Visit Drive Me to Juliet at www.facebook.com/drivemetojuliet for the official tour posters and more info. “Universe: Live in Manila” is presented by Drive Me to Juliet, SX Manila, and Parrot Productions.
Manila FAME 2019
October 17 to 19 (World Trade Center)
As one of the longest running trade shows in Asia, Manila FAME in its 35 years of service to the Philippine exports industry has earned its reputation as a premiere destination for design and lifestyle products.
The Manila FAME is slated on October 17-19, 2019, at the World Trade Center Metro Manila. It will gather more than 300 exporters and manufacturers of home and lifestyle products. Exciting features such as the Design Commune’s Heritage Reimagined, Artisans Village, Eco-Lifestyle and the Fashion E-Tailer special setting are just some of the highlights to look forward to in the upcoming show.
Recognized as the home of Filipino creatives and manufacturers, Manila FAME is the Philippines’ premier sourcing destination for high-quality artisanal products. The show serves as the cultivating ground and springboard for innovative, top-of-the-line Philippine products and the gateway for designers to break through key international markets. Visit www.manilafame.com for more information.
Kang Daniel's Color On Me Fan Meeting in Manila
October 19 (Mall of Asia Arena)
What are you up to this October, Filipino Danity?
You better block off October 19 on your calendars now, because Kang Daniel is coming to Manila for his Color On Me Fan Meeting which will be happening at the Mall of Asia Arena!
For his first fan meeting, fans of Kang Daniel can only expect to hear stories about the idol's journey so far, and to be serenaded with songs that everyone loved from his debut album.
Kang Daniel is known to be one of the most promising idols during the second of Produce 101, where he won as the top contesting, debuting as the center of the group Wanna One. Being the most voted trainee in the said survival show, he later acquired the nickname "Nation's Pick".
Kang Daniel's Color On Me Fan Meeting is produced by All Access Productions. For more information, you may check out their official website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages.
1st Tiendesitas Beerfest MNL
October 18 and 19 (Tiendesitas)
Octo-Beer season is here and Tiendesitas is kicking off celebrations with the first ever beer festival.
Bringing the merriment of the International Oktoberfest Celebration to the Philippines, the 1st Tiendesitas Beerfest MNL on October 18-19 brings the widest assortment of imported, local, and Philippine craft beers to all those who love a good drink.
The Beer Festival is a great opportunity to sample some of the Philippines’ best local craft beers, a secret that few know about. It’s also a fun way to get acquainted with over 250 kinds of local and imported beers––whether you want pale ale, wheat, stout, bitter, or prefer something more familiar––artisanal craft or commercial, you’ll find them all at the Beer Festival – at just P100 per 330-ml bottle. For added fun, there will be a buy one, take one promo on all beer products from 4 pm – 12:00 pm.
Special packages are also available. For P300, one can get 2 beer samples and a limited edition Pilsner souvenir glass. Another package is P700, which includes 3 beer samples, 1 Pilsner glass, and beer tasting. Those who want more adventure can go for the P1,000 package that comes with 10 beer samples and the souvenir glass.
BGC Art Mart Community Art Bazaar
October 11-13; 18-20 (Alveo Central Plaza, BGC Arts Center)
#BGCArtMart is BACK at the BGC Arts Center this October for the #PinoyPlaylist2019 Music Festival!
Meet homegrown artists and see their latest art pieces, from handmade jewelry to stickers to sculptures and more in between shows!
BGC Art Mart is an art bazaar featuring the art works of homegrown artists. Drop by, meet the artists, and support local art!
This BGC Art Mart October schedule is part of the #PinoyPlaylist2019, a Filipino Music Festival, curated by National Artist for Music Maestro Ryan Cayabyab, Moy Ortiz, and Noel Ferrer featuring over 100 artists across genres and across generations performing live in 3 spaces at the BGC Arts Center. Tickets to Pinoy Playlist Music Festival are available for purchase via Ticketworld and at the BGC Arts Center Box Office.
The Quest For The Adarna
until January 26, 2020 (OnStage Theater, Greenbelt 1)
The peaceable and prosperous kingdom Berbania is ruled by the beloved King Fernando and his equally loved wife, Queen Valeriana. They are blessed with three sons – all mighty warriors. The eldest and heir to the throne is the pompous Prince Pedro; the second son is the dashing Prince Diego; and, the youngest, the kind-hearted Prince Juan.
Their idyllic life is shattered when King Fernando is struck down by a mysterious sickness and can only be healed by the song of the mythical bird, Adarna. Anyone wanting to capture her must travel to its home on Mount Tabor, a journey that is difficult and froth with danger.
Pedro goes to find the bird first, falls under the Adarna’s spell and fails. Diego follows and also fails. Juan succeeds where is brothers did not, captures the Adarna bird, and frees his brothers. But his brothers do not want Juan to be hailed a hero and crowned as king so Pedro and Diego plot against Juan and leave him to die on Mount Tabor. They bring the Adarna bird back to Berbania and receive all the glory. The King, however, remains ill because the Adarna refuses to sing.
Meanwhile, Juan is rescued by the Princess Maria Blanca of the Crystal Kingdom. They join forces to rescue Maria’s sisters from the seven-headed serpent then return to Berbania. As soon as Juan arrives at Berbania, the Adarna sings – the King is healed, wrongdoings are forgiven, relationships restored and love triumphs overall.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
from October 11 to 27 (The Theatre at Solaire)
An unjustly exiled barber, returns to nineteenth century London seeking vengeance. His revenge leads him to Mrs. Lovett, a resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop.
Sweeney Todd opens a new barber practice and Mrs. Lovett's luck sharply shifts. People of London start lining up for her pies... and the carnage has only just begun!
Starring Tony and Olivier-winning actress Lea Salonga as Mrs. Lovett and rock icon Jett Pangan in the titular role, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will run at the Theater at Solaire, Pasay City from October 11 to 27, 2019. This year marks to 40th anniversary of the musical, having first opened on Broadway in 1979.
Tickets are from P1500 to P5000, and can be purchased via TicketWorld.