10 things to do this weekend: August 4-6


Posted at Aug 04 2017 07:19 PM | Updated as of Aug 04 2017 07:33 PM

Here are some the events, shows, and promos you can check out this weekend. 

1. Cinderella: A Children's Musical 


When: August 4 to 6 
Where: St. Scholastica’s College

Kids Acts Philippines is creating an adaptation of the classic fairy tale "Cinderella," featuring award-winning writer Luigi Nacaro and musical director Eugene Belbis. 

The story is based on the original manuscript of Charles Perrault, highlighting the magical scenes that amazed children of different generations. 

Tickets are available at TicketWorld Manila at P500 each. For further inquiries, call (02) 507-3396, (0915) 447-8959 or (0919) 433-8565. 

2. Discomfort Room


When: August 5 to September 3 
Where: Arts Above, Penthouse West Venue Building

Discomfort Room is an experimental group show that explores mental health issues and the stigma attached to them. 

It features works of various artists including sculptors, painters, illustrators, multimedia artists, and many more. 

For inquiries, e-mail [email protected] or contact (0917) 537-3436. 

3. International Beer Day at TGI Fridays


When: August 4
Where: Selected TGI Fridays branches 

In celebration of International Beer Day, TGI Fridays is offering Heineken beer for only P60 per bottle, from 4 p.m. onwards, in these stores: Bonifacio High Street, Robinsons Galleria, Glorietta 3, Greenbelt 3, Grand Canal Mall, McKinley, Eastwood City, Robinsons Malate, Tomas Morato, and Solenad in Nuvali.

4. Kapamilya artists for Marawi 


When: August 6
Where: One Music PH

Kapamilya musicians and bands are coming together to support and help the victims of the armed conflict in Marawi City in a special live benefit concert by ABS-CBN's music portal One Music PH on Sunday at 6 p.m. 

The concert, called "Awit Para sa Marawi," will gather Xian Lim, Jake Zyrus, Alexa Ilacad, Kiana Valenciano, Sam Concepcion, Maris Racal, Ylona Garcia, Kaye Cal, Volts Vallejo, and "The Voice" champions Jason Dy, Lyca Gairanod, Elha Nympha, and Joshua Oliveros.

It will also feature performances by BoybandPH, Ang Bandang Shirley, Jensen and The Flips, Android 18, JRoa, Sam Mangubat, Iskala, Reynan Dal Anay, RJ Dela Fuente, Young JV, and Agsunta.

Fans who want to watch "Awit Para sa Marawi" can get passes at P550 each, inclusive of one free shirt, at Kapamilya Tickets (ktx.abs-cbn.com). You may also watch it for free by logging on at www.onemusic.ph. 

Ticket sales will go to the Marawi relief operations of Operation Sagip, the emergency humanitarian arm of ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc.

5. 'Birdshot' to open Cinemalaya 


When: August 4
Where: CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo

"Birdshot" will open the 13th Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival this Friday. The opening film will be screened at 7 p.m., following the opening rites at 6 p.m. 

"Birdshot" tells the story of a young farm girl who wanders off into a Philippine forest reserve. She then mistakenly shoots and kills a critically-endangered and protected Philippine Eagle. As the local authorities begin a manhunt to track down the poacher, their investigation leads them to an even more horrific discovery. 

Young filmmaker Mikhail Red directed and co-wrote the film which stars Mary Joy Apostol as Maya, Arnold Reyes as Domingo, John Arcilla as Mendoza, and Ku Aquino as Diego. 

For more information, visit www.cinemalaya.org, www.culturalcenter.gov.ph, or the Cinemalaya Facebook page.

6. 'The Better Half' at Robinsons 


When: August 5
Where: Robinsons Place Antipolo 

The cast of hit Kapamilya teleseryes are all set to hold shows at selected Robinsons Malls this month.

On August 5, the cast of the hit show "The Better Half" will visit Robinsons Place Antipolo. There will also be various apparel, accessories, footwear, sporting goods, and home items on sale. 

7. Radha + Basti: A Rock N Soul Revue


When: August 5
Where: Globe Auditorium, BGC Arts Center

Radha and Basti are joining forces for a show titled "A Rock N Soul Revue." 

Tickets are available at TicketWorld.

8. Celeste at Solaire 


When: August 5
Where: The Theatre at Solaire

Iconic OPM singer Celeste Legaspi is returning on stage with a concert at Solaire. She is the singer of hit songs "Mamang Sorbetero," "Saranggola ni Pepe," and many more. 

Tickets are available at TicketWorld.

9. Scout Music Fest


When: August 5
Where: Samsung Hall, SM Aura

Listen to your favorite music acts while indulging in a little bit of summer fun. 

There will be performances by the following: BP Valenzuela, Autotelic, Jensen and The Flips, IV OF SPADES, Tandems ' 91, Tom's Story, She's Only Sixteen, Rjay Ty, Oh, Flamingo, jess connelly x LUSTBASS, and Farewell Fair Weather.

Tickets are available at all SM Tickets for P500 each.

10. Komikon Indieket 2017


When: August 5
Where: Bayanihan Center - Unilab

Missed Summer Komikon? Here is your chance to showcase your comics to eager comics fans and like-minded comics enthusiasts.