Weekender Guide: September 6, 7, and 8, 2019

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

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

Drum Tao
September 5 to 8 (The Theatre at Solaire)

The sensation from Japan – Drum Tao returns to Manila September 5 – 8, 2019 for the first time at the Theatre at Solaire with a new show Rhythm of Tribe, Time Travel Chronicles combining martial arts, choreography  innovative contemporary Japanese production with costumes designed by Paris fashion designer Junko Koshino.

Drum Tao is adored across the world after playing to over 8 million people in 24 countries including Spain, Australia, Germany, UK, Netherlands, USA, Belgium, and Singapore with their timeless drumming performance. 

Audiences will be captivated by an evening of beats, rhythm, melody and extraordinary precision featuring the superhuman efforts of the highly disciplined crew of Japanese Taiko drummers.

“The highly acclaimed debut of Drum Tao in Broadway will represent not only Japanese entertainment but Japan itself” – Newsweek

“Supernaturally fit and superbly trained…stunning. Fully deserving of the standing ovation” – Herald

Luke Holland Live in Manila
September 6 (SM Skydome)

Now, ten years since he launched his drumming career on Youtube, is the most exciting time to witness a talent and proficiency that has grown unstoppably through the years.

Don’t miss this striking showcase of grit and skill. Luke Holland Asia Tour 2019 Live in Manila happens on September 6, 2019 at the SkyDome, SM North EDSA. Gates open at 6:00PM and the show starts at 8:00PM!





September 7 (Cine Adarna, UP Diliman)

CINEMARALITA is a film festival featuring and reflecting on the life and the plight of the Filipino urban poor. It seeks to deepen the discourse and magnify through film the social and systemic conditions that bind the Filipino urban poor struggling within various forms of institutional discrimination and inequalities.

This CINEMARALITA at UPD will focus on the urban poor community of Sitio San Roque and will serve as a fund-raising event for the benefit of the campaigns and advocacy of the Save San Roque Alliance.

It is a joint effort of the Save San Roque Alliance, SIKAD, and RESBAK in cooperation with the Urban Poor Resource Center of the Philippines (UPRC Phils) and the UP Film Institute.

at Cine Adarna, UP Film Center, UP Diliman

GLOW: Valentines in August (VIA)
until September 6 (Ateneo De Manila University)

Who says Valentines can only be celebrated in February?

Ateneo Economics Association brings you Valentines in August, the biggest annual flower-selling event in the Ateneo De Manila University on September 2 to 6, 2019 at the Doghouse!

Valentines in August (VIA) has always been one of AEA's biggest flagship projects throughout the years. It is an economic driven project that is aligned with AEA's advocacy, which also fosters love and camaraderie in the campus. Many students have participated in the event to express their love in the Ateneo community through flowers and dedications.

Despite being pushed to September, we assure you that the spirit of VIA can still be felt through your help. These flowers and dedications will surely show your love to the special people of your life.

Join us in spreading love around the campus.

Drop by and visit our booth in Doghouse from September 2 to 6, 2019!

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.

Akalain Mo 'Yun Part 2
September 7 (Music Museum)

Merong Part 2! Akalain Mo 'Yun: Mayonnaise Live at the Music Museum will have its second run on September 7, 2019, Saturday, at 7:30 PM. Witness Mayonnaise with The Manila String Machine and some surprise guests collaborate.  #AkalainMoYunPart2


Throwback: Grandparents' Day Celebration
September 2 to 8 (Uptown Bonifacio)

Bring back the good times with vintage rides, throwback town fair, and grand offers from participating establishments for your beloved Lolos and Lolas at Uptown Mall Atrium from September 2-8. Then get the whole family grooving in retro music style with Zumba trainers from Anytime Fitness on September 8, 7:00AM at Uptown Parade and wrap up the day by singing along with the timeless classics from the hit musical Mamma Mia from 6:00PM at Atrium UGF, Uptown Mall.

Vintage: Grandparents’ Day 
September 6 to 8 (Forbes Town)

Vintage: Grandparents’ Day at Forbes Town | September 6-8 Delight your grandparents with some good old fun and surprises. Bond over fun pottery workshops by Tahanan Pottery and grab your grandparents’ favorite things, tickle their palates with classic heirloom recipes, indulge gramps’ love for wheels with a display of vintage cars and rock the night with your awesome folks with music from the ’60s and ‘70s.


Forever Grand: A Grandparents Day Celebration
September 2 to 8 (Lucky Chinatown)

Celebrate timeless moments with age-defying entertainment and the trendiest surprises for our inspiring Grandparents! Get to win amazing prizes and be the coolest grandparents in town when you upload your best Tiktok video. You can also splurge on green living, savor a dose of fresh and healthy finds Wrapping up the weekend is The Grand Bark Ball, a glamorous fundraiser for the Filipino-Chinese Home for the Aged Women by our adorable pawshionistas from PCCI.



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