Mindfulness art activities to help spread awareness on suicide prevention
The Julia Buencamino Project presents “Will You Still Love Me?” A Festival of Arts & Ideas at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. This event intends to spread awareness on suicide prevention by engaging participants in mindfulness art activities that will deepen their understanding and appreciation of the many mental and emotional health issues plaguing society today. There will be performances, poetry reading, exhibits, forums, and workshops. For more information, click here.
- Cultural Center of the Philippines
- 12:30 PM
- December 8 - December 9
Listent to Manix Abrera, Kooky Tuason, and Niel Dagondon among others talk about tech and publishing industry
Launched in 2017, Komura; is an independent book fair that aims to explore creative ways to make and experience literature. On Nov. 24, they’re having an intimate conference on funding independent creative pursuits for storytellers featuring respected creatives in the tech, print, literature and publishing industry. The program will be heavy on Q&A and a cozy after-hours socials to cap the night with live music. To know more about the event, click here.
- Warehouse Eight, La Fuerza Compound, Makati
- 02:00 PM
- November 24
How important are the different disciplines of design? Carl Jan Cruz, Koji Arboleda, and Proudrace answer
The Manila Creative Exchange presents LIVE BY DESIGN, a series of talks on the intersection and importance of various design disciplines. Listen to the following guests talk about the different aspects that shape one of the most used and accessible designs that we interact with every day: Carl Jan Cruz for fashion design, Koji Arboleda for fashion photography, and Proudrace for contemporary label. Click here for more info.
- FIRST Coworking Community, Escolta
- 12:30 PM
- November 17
Get to know veteran actor Ronnie Lazaro more through photographs and archival documents at this exhibit
Archivo 1984 Gallery, in cooperation with the Benilde Arts and Culture Cluster (BACC), opens the exhibit “Documents for Performance Art.” It displays the rigorous documentation output from Ronnie Lazaro’s recent performance art pieces: “Breathless,” held last July 21, and “Pagsibol ng Hiling,” last May 17, which was the commemorative performance to 1996’s “Bayang Ginigiliw.” For more details on the artworks, e-mail [email protected]
- Archivo 1984, Makati
- 12:00 AM
- November 14 - December 5
Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit is happening in Manila this month
Asia Society’s 2018 Asia 21 Young Leaders Summit is co-organized by Asia Society New York and Asia Society Philippines. This year’s Summit will be the inaugural event to usher in Asia Society Philippines 20th year anniversary.
- Bonifacio Global City
- 08:30 PM
- November 14 - November 16
Catch 24 designers at Cura V’s trunkshow this month
Stolen, Charlotta Gandolfo, Comme Ci, Two Chic, and Dennis Lustico are just some of the designers present in Cura V’s trunkshow “Au Courant” on Nov. 17 and 18. For more information, visit Cura V’s Facebook page.
- The Loft at Manansala, Rockwell Center
- 11:00 AM
- November 17 - November 18
Do your last minute Christmas shopping at Noel Bazaar 2018
The longest-running holiday bazaar in the metro is celebrating its final leg in SMX Convention Center, Pasay City on December 14 to 23, 2018. It’s your one-stop shop for Christmas décor, toys and novelty items, apparel, footwear, bags and accessories, skin care and beauty items, and even packed and ready-to-eat food items. For more information, contact 372-7023 to 25.
- SMX Convention Center
- 08:00 AM
- December 14 - December 23
Reunite with fellow zero-waste enthusiasts over food, bazaars, and documentary screening for free
The Good Trade is back and this time, it’s having a lawn party—with food, documentary screening, and, of course, a bazaar of sustainable merchants. There will be refillable and alteration stations, as well as recyclables and donations drop off. You can find the full lowdown on merchants, parking, directions, etc. on their website.
- SM Aura Premier
- 10:00 AM
- November 24 - November 25
Ever wondered what dishes are served at Emilio Aguinaldo’s dining table?
Book designer, visual artist, author, and chef Guillermo “Ige” Ramos is teaching heirloom dishes from the families of the coastal towns of Cavite—the long-kept culinary secrets of the descendants of the province that brought us into independence. Included on this cooking class is a lecture by renowned author, culinary historian, and stateswoman Felice Prudente Sta. Maria who’ll take us into the journey and evolution of the Filipino breakfast. To register, click here.
- The Maya Kitchen, Makati
- 08:00 AM
- November 24
How do comic artists reinvent the manananggal and other creatures?
Together with Haliya Publishing, Ayala Museum presents artists Marvin Malonzo, creator of the Tabi Po series, and Julius Villanueva, creator of Ella Arcangel, on an afternoon of discussion and demonstration on how they reinvent creatures in the Philippine Folklore. Demo-Lecture regular rate is at P450. Students and teachers get P150 off the regular rate. For inquiries, e-mail [email protected] or call 759-8288 loc. 8272.
- Ayala Museum, Makati City
- 02:00 PM
- November 25
An afternoon with oil painter of Rizal’s life and other historical themes
In line with the Museums and Galleries Month, the Museo ni Jose Rizal, Calamba invites is having an ArtisTalk titled, Insights: Juanito Torres on Jose Rizal in which Torres provides acumens on his painting skills in creating his works focusing on Rizal’s life and other historical themes. Torres is widely known for his huge oil paintings that bring life scenes straight out of the Philippine history as well as for his strong satirical artworks featuring the vaudevillian bacchanalia of Philippine life with its gritty characters. For inquiries, e-mail [email protected] or call (049) 834-1599.
- Mueso ni Jose Rizal, Calamba City
- 02:00 PM
- November 17
An exhibition inspired by the Swedish concept “death cleaning”
Döstädning, death cleaning in Swedish, pertains to the process of cleaning house before one passes away. The show plays on this notion as artists create new forms based on given artworks, images, and materials— gathered and kept throughout almost forty years of artistic practice— from the house of artist Ling Quisumbing Ramilo. Death Cleaners will feature 22 artists: Bea Acala, Katrina Andrews, Pope Bacay, Julia Barrameda, Mars Bugaoan, Pin Calacal, Marionne Contreras, Rocelie Deflin, Gale Encarnacion, Carzen Esprela, Ayka Go, ND Harn, Kitty Kaburo, Jessica De Leon, Efren Madlangsakay, Fara Manuel, Isha Naguat, Henrielle Pagkaliwangan, Miguel Puyat, Jel Suarez, Nicole Tee, and Noelle Varela.
- Artinformal Greenhills
- 06:00 PM
- October 20 - December 1
Quezon City International Pink Film Festival returns
Now on its third year—and after a two-year hiatus—the Quezon City International Pink Film Festival returns. The festival will showcase international and local critically acclaimed LGBTQ+ films. Accompanying the screenings, there will be seminars on the issues of LGBTQ+ community primarily on health and human rights.
November 14-18: Gateway Cineplex, Araneta Cubao
November 19-21: UP Cine Adarna, UP Diliman
November 22-25: Cinema Centenario, Maginhawa St.
To know more about the festival, click here.
- Gateway Cineplex, Cubao; UP Cine Adarna, Diliman; Cinema Centenario, Teacher’s Village
- 10:00 AM
- November 14 - November 25
Sign up for this in-depth course on Philippine history and culture
The Museum Volunteers of the Philippines (MVP) is conducting its annual comprehensive history course to explore the rich history and fascinating culture of the Philippines.
The course is divided into five modules over a span of twenty weeks. Students will meet each Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. from Sept. 26 to Mar. 20, 2019 with breaks for national public holidays.
- Sunshine Place
- 09:00 AM
- September 26 - December 26