This Weekend

Saturday

Silverlens presents three mid-career artists for its first show post-Art Fair Philippines

Silverlens presents three important mid-career artists for the first show post-Art Fair Philippines: Bernardo Pacquing, Jose Santos III, and Chati Coronel. The choice of the timing this show after the art tsunami that is AFP is deliberate, a doorbell to audiences that exhibitions happen at the galleries all year round.

 

Tessy Pettyjohn holds first exhibit at Silverlens Galleries

Renowned potter Tessy Pettyjohn is having an exhibition at Silverlens entitled “Continuing Growth.” For this, she has stepped a little further beyond the progression and has moved away from the vases; the growths appear out of simpler forms that could be biological, geological, or even man-made, as though the vegetation begins to appear in the detritus of an abandoned world.

French Appreciation 101 by Ayala Museum

Immerse yourself in French culture through this series of talks about its famous landmarks and literary works with Alliance française de Manille. The Literature Appreciation Series, this time on French Romanticism, will be headed by Dr. Mark Raftery-Skehan. He’s an assistant professor at the Ateneo de Manila University Philosophy Department, where he teaches 19th to 20th century French and German Philosophy. For tickets, click here.

There’s a free two-day vegan weekend food festival in Poblacion

The Yogi Fair is a two-day vegan weekend food festival where folks can gather and celebrate the Yoga lifestyle—a lifestyle that promotes polishing one’s mindset, heartset, healthset, and soulset. Here, you can expect to nourish your kitchen pantry and your spiritual pantry. For more info, click here.

Valeria Dardano, Andrea Famà, and Lui Medina are opening new exhibits at Artinformal Makati

Victor Balanon presents a new suite of works on paper in Paradox Generator while Lui Medina’s Untitled (After Valgrana) continues to engage with the idea of landscapes and its utopian impulse. At the main gallery is an exhibition by two Italian artists, Valeria Dardano and Andrea Famá, titled Visions Awake, which explores the memory of places and the quiet flow that influences space to recreate new forms. Both exhibitions by Dardano, Famá, and Medina are presented in collaboration with the Italian Embassy in Manila.

Women filmmakers conduct screenwriting, cinematography, and film directing and producing workshops at Cinema Centenario

To celebrate Women’s Month in Maginhawa, Cinema Centenario gathers these young and amazing women filmmakers to share their knowledge on filmmaking at Cine-Sabi: Abante Babae. To know more about the lineup, click here.

sunday

Spend your Sunday by binge-watching at Reel Treats

Sundays are for relaxing. With this, East Bay Residences is hosting Reel Treats where guests are treated to movie screenings and food options like Chuck’s Deli, Poison Doughnuts, and Key Coffee. Just go to East Bay Central Amenity at 12 noon.