10 things to do this weekend: August 21 to 23


Posted at Aug 21 2015 06:37 PM | Updated as of Aug 22 2015 02:46 AM

MANILA - Brighten up the rainy days by checking out this weekend's events.

1. "Singin' in the Rain"

If the rain won't stop, then sing with it! Prepare to get wet as London's award-winning splash musical hits the Philippines.

Where: The Theater at Solaire, Parañaque
When: August 20 to September 6

"Singin' in the Rain" is based on the 1952 film starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds. Set in the late 20s, the performance exhibits a classic tale of romance.

But what makes the theater performance extra unique is that it brings a real storm on stage.

2. Ariana Grande: The Honeymoon Tour

No storm can stop Arianators from expressing their fandom and love for American singer Ariana Grande as they join her on her Philippine concert this Sunday.

Where: SM Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City
When: August 23

Some of Ariana Grande's biggest hit songs are "Break Free," "One Last Time" and "Love Me Harder." Grande has two albums titled "Yours Truly" and "My Everything."

3. Tatlong Kuwento Ni Lola Basyang

Do you remember the stories your grandmother used to tell you when your were a child? Here's a chance for you to reminisce them.

Where: Aliw Theater, Pasay City
When: August 21 to 30

For the 20th time, Ballet Manila is staging Severino Reyes' "Tatlong Kuwento Ni Lola Basyang." The production will showcase three stories of fantasy, adventure, and romance, namely: "Ang Prinsipe ng mga Ibon," "Ang Kapatid ng Tatlong Marya," and "Ang Mahiwagang Biyulin."

4. Hamlet

Do you enjoy watching classical plays? If yes, check out one of William Shakespeare's classics titled "Hamlet."

Where: CCP Little Theater, Pasay City
When: August 23

"Hamlet" is a tragedy that dramatizes the revenge of Prince Hamlet against his uncle, King Claudius, who killed his father. It is Shakespeare's longest play, and it significantly contributed to the development of English literature.

5. Tag-Ani

Witness a love story of two lovers who are already in their twilight years. Does love have an age requirement? Let this play answer the question for you.

Where: Landsdale Tower, Quezon City
When: August 22 to 23

"Tag-Ani" is a "tragicomedy" about two lovers who are already in their 70s. The two will try to rekindle the joy and gratification that love can bring. But a tragic thrust shall be revealed at the end of the story, which will surely pierce the heart of every member of the audience.

The play will be directed by multi-awarded director Roeder Camanag. It will be starred by veteran actors Ces Aldaba and Ermie Concepcion.

6. Kim Chiu and Xian Lim Grand Fans Day

Are you a KimXi fanatic? Here's the chance for you to meet your idols

Where: SM San Mateo, San Mateo Rizal
When: August 23

The fans day will serve as a promotion of the cable TV premiere of drama series "Ina, Kapatid, Anak" on Jeepney TV and of the romantic comedy film “Past Tense” on Cinema One.

7. Little Mermaid: A musical by Trumpets Playshop

Witness an enchanting adaptation of the classic fairy tale "Little Mermaid" and be amazed with surprising musical exhibitions.

Where: Venice Piazza, McKinley Hill, Taguig City
When: August 22

The story is about Ariel, a young mermaid who traded her enchanting voice for a pair of legs. Much fascinated by the life in land, Ariel gave in to the dangerous deal of ocean witch Ursula.

8. Dare to Defy Pixelworx Art Campaign

Are you a digital art enthusiast? Here's an event you shouldn't miss.

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Where: Ground Floor, Ayala Museum, Makati City
When: August 22

In line with its advocacy to showcase deviant works of artists, Power Mac Center features Pixelworx Art Campaign. Here, artists are given the chance to defy the traditional rules of art and push their creativity to its limit.

Power Mac Center will showcase works of Art Ambassadors such as Nikki Luna for Visual Arts, Jay Contreras for Photography, Electrolychee for Graphic Design and Leeroy New for Sculpture. There will be workshops, live demonstrations, and competitions open for emerging artists.

9. #JuanVibe Gimik ng Bayan

Viber Philippines is inviting everyone to an afternoon of fun games and activities. Free food and drinks will be served!

Where: Trinoma, Quezon City
When: August 23

Get a chance to meet Rocksteddy, Absolute Play, Junior New System and Jhong Hilario. Viber Philippines' brand ambassadors Bea Binene, Tippy Dos Santos, and Carmela Tunay will also be there to add more fun.

10. Lollipop Phone Launching

Are you thinking of getting a new phone? Before settling for high-end brands, consider visiting Lazada.com.ph to grab what it claims to be the most affordable Lollipop phone ever.

Where: Lazada.com.ph
When: August 22, 12 noon

Lazada.com.ph, an online one-stop shopping website, is partnering with Cherry Mobile to bring you the the Touch HD, an affordable alternative to expensive phones. Weighing only 132 grams, the smartphone has a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor with an 8 GB Memory that can be expanded up to 32 GB.

Get the phone for only P2,999.