Weekender Guide: March 16, 17, and 18, 2018

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Still don't know where to go for the weekend? Here are the events happening in the coming days! 

Kinky Boots
March 2 to 18 (Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza)

Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award , including the Tony, the Grammy and London’s Olivier Award, is returning from its sold out high-heeled hit in Manila!

Based on true life events, Nyoy Volante and Laurence Mossman return to KINKY BOOTS! A humorous story about Charlie, a struggling shoe factory owner and Lola, a fabulous entertainer with a wildly exciting idea. With a little compassion and a lot of understanding, the unlikely pair begins a story with sturdy stilettos different from any the world has ever seen. 

Silent Sky
March 2 to 25 (OnStage Theater, Greenbelt 1)

A story of a woman who literally reached for the stars. Through fast-paced dialogue laced with humor, and five unique characters, Lauren Gunderson tells the story of Henrietta Levitt whose pioneering work in the early 1920's was responsible for the discovery of the existence of galaxies' other than our own.

It is a story of quiet determination and patience, of family bonding, friendship and of love. It is a tribute to women who search for recognition in a traditionally man's world, Henrietta leaves her small town and her family to pursue her passion for astronomy at Harvard University's observatory only to discover that being in a woman stands in her way.

'Night, Mother
February 2 to March 18 (PETA Theater)

To end its 50th season, the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) is producing a Filipino adaptation of Marsha Norman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama ‘‘Night, Mother.

The play has been adapted by Ian Lomogo, and directed by Melvin Lee, who is known for his outstanding portrayal of the role of Chelsea in PETA’s musical comedy Care Divas.

PETA’s ‘Night, Mother runs from February 2 to March 18, 2018 at the PETA Theater Center, No. 5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City. For showbuying and ticket inquiries, contact PETA Marketing and PR Office at +63927-603-5913 or TicketWorld at +632-891-9999 www.ticketworld.com.ph.

Night and Day Party with Dada Life
March 16 and 17 (Cove Manila)

Calling all Citizens of Dada Land! Gather round to Cove Manila for the first back-to-back night and day party with Dada Life!

Get ready to go bananas and get showered in champagne as Dada Life takes you on a bizarre ride to Dada Land. Join us for a massive pillow fight party on the night of March 16th and on the following day March 17th, get those swimsuits ready for the country's first rave spa party with banana smashing champagne showers!

Doors open at 10:30pm for the club show on March 16 (Friday) and at 1:00pm for the Magnificent Rave Spa Party on March 17 (Saturday). For more information, visit covemanila.com, and follow the official Cove Manila Facebook page.

Santolan Weekend Market
starting March 3 (Santolan Town Plaza)

On this side town, a unique food adventure awaits all at Santolan Town Plaza, Rockwell’s newest community retail in San Juan. Nestled along Santolan Road, Santolan Town Plaza offers the quaint residential neighborhood of San Juan a convenient destination for everyday leisure, including its own community street market.

From fresh bites to savory eats, The Santolan Weekend Market serves up a selection of unique and new food merchants each week.

For more information about Santolan Town Plaza, visit our website at www.santolantownplaza.com and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Disney's The Lion King
March 18 to May 6 (The Theatre at Solaire)

Michael Cassel Group in association with Disney Theatrical Productions announces the first international tour of the world’s #1 musical, Disney’s THE LION KING, to premiere in Manila in March 2018 with additional engagements in Singapore, Korea, Taiwan and South Africa.

Lion King, which begins its Manila run on March 18, 2018 at The Theatre at Solaire, is the stage adaptation of the 1994 Disney film of the same name. It follows Simba, a young lion born into the royal family, who flees their land after his father Mufasa is killed by his uncle, Scar. When he grew up, he hears the plea from the inhabitants of his land, thus begins his mission of taking down an enemy and fulfilling his destiny to be a king. 

Holi Festival 2018
March 18 (North Fountain, SM by the BAY)

One of India’s biggest cultural events is back in Manila! Asia Society Philippines and SM by the BAY present the HOLI FESTIVAL 2018, the 6th annual celebration in Manila of the traditional Hindu Festival, on 18 March 2018 (Sunday) at 3:30 PM at North Fountain, SM by the BAY.

This ancient Hindu festival of lively colors marks the arrival of spring and the triumph of good over evil. Best known for being celebrated with the throwing of brightly colored powder (gulal) in the air and at other festival goers, the HOLI FESTIVAL 2018 is Manila’s own celebration of Indian music, cuisine, and culture.

This ancient Hindu festival of lively colors marks the arrival of spring and the triumph of good over evil. Best known for being celebrated with the throwing of brightly colored powder (gulal) in the air and at other festival goers, the HOLI FESTIVAL 2018 is Manila’s own celebration of Indian music, cuisine, and culture.

The Grove Sunday Community Market
Sundays, starting March 11 (The Grove by Rockwell)

From gastronomic eats to local handicrafts, there’s no telling what bounty you can find at The Grove Sunday Market. A staple and go-to-place for all weekends this summer, The Grove Sunday Market is packed with unique merchants and one-of-a-kind treats you won’t find in your usual brick and mortar shops.

The Grove Sunday Market has a trove of unique gift items and organic products you can take home. From Himalayan salt lamps to natural skin care remedies to handmade home decors, an afternoon stroll through this bustling community market is sure to bring a surprise for everyone in the family.

The Grove Sunday Market is open on all Sundays from 10AM to 6PM this month of March (including Palm Sunday) at Retail Row of The Grove by Rockwell in Pasig City.

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