Your Weekend Guide (April 7, 2017)

PERFORMANCES
Ateneo Blue Repertory is celebrating its 25th year with a concert, Company Call: blueREP at 25, that will bring together current members and alumni, featuring some of the organization’s most recognizable musical numbers, on April 8, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., at the Cine Adarna, UP Film Institute, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. Tickets are P500, P600, and P700. For tickets visit http://bluerepertory.org/Tickets, or call 0917-531-6026 or 0917-520-1998.

RED TURNIP Theater’s science fiction play The Nether has performances until April 9 at the Power Mac Center Spotlight, Circuit Makati. Tickets are available at TicketWorld (891-9999, www.ticketworld.com.ph), and at www.facebook.com/RedTurnipTheater.

FILM
Pineapple Lab’s Dark Room Series presents a new documentary short film by Jean Claire Dy and Manuel Domes on April 9, 4 p.m. Pagrara Sang Patipuron follows a group of indigenous Aeta women weavers in Nagpana. The film will be followed by a short talk with the artistic team. Tickets are P400. Pineapple Lab is at 6071 R. Palma Street, Barangay Poblacion, Makati City.

EVENTS
Edsa Shangri-La and Wedding Treasures and Fashion Pulis, present a bridal fair called Unveil 2017, on April 8 and 9, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the hotel’s Grand Isla Ballroom. Unveil 2017 is open to the public. There will be a talk on Ting Hun (Chinese engagement ceremony) on the first day, and a bridal fashion talk on the second day. There will be bridal fashion shows on both days at 7 p.m., featuring gowns by Veluz, Val Taguba, Joel Escober, Anthony Ramirez, Michael Leyva, Francis Libiran, and Roulette. Wedding stylists will decorate the ballroom. Guests can check a variety of sources for wedding cakes and pastries, car rentals, furniture rentals, designers, artists, event coordinators, event stylists and florists, fashion choreographers, gifts and novelties, event emcees, invitations, jewelry, musicians, audio visual equipment, photography, videography, among others. The hotel will likewise be offering fitness, beauty and wellness programs to brides and grooms to be in preparation for their big day.

ART
THE BenCab Museum presents SinEaster, an exhibit of paintings by Olan Ventura, and Philippine Religious Engravings (18th to 19th century prints) starting April 12. Both will run until June 11. Meanwhile, TAKE 5 on Aquarelle, an exhibition of watercolor paintings is on view until April 7. The BenCab Museum is at Km. 6 Asin Road, Tuba, Metro Baguio.

ON VIEW at the Makati Shangri-La Manila until April 17 is a show by Hiraya Gallery titled By the Sea, By the Beautiful Sea.

NAICHAYU: An Architectural Exploration of the Kalinga Tattoo is ongoing until April 29 at the 12F, School of Design and Arts, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, 950 Pablo Ocampo St., Malate, Manila.   

RUSS Ligtas’ Another World is on view at the Cultural Center of the Philippines until May 14. Also ongoing until June 4 is Lying In State: Cesar F. Legaspi.

MAPPING of the Philippine Seas, an exhibit of rare antique Philippine maps and sea charts, is on view until April 29 at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Roxas Blvd., Manila.

MAYIE DELGADO’s Poetic Images, an exhibit of landscape photos, is on view at the Globe Headquarters in Bonifacio Global City.

AN EXHIBIT of video work by Lani Maestro, “her rain”(slaughter), has been extended until April 16 at MO_Space at Bonifacio High Street, BGC, Taguig City.

THE Pang Hui Ba Ho Public group exhibit runs until April 24 at the Post Gallery, Cubao X in Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City.

Wynn Wynn Ong: Redefining Boundaries (A Retrospective) runs until June 15 at the Yuchengco Museum. Also on view is Naoko Tosa’s Digital Dimensions.

THE group show LIGALIG: Art in a Time of Turmoil is on view until May 27 at the Ateneo Art Gallery, Ateneo University Campus, Katipunan Ave., Quezon City.

THE Korean Cultural Center (KCC) presents a Korean media art exhibit, Eternal Light, featuring installation art by Korean artist Han Ho, at the KCC Exhibit Hall, Taguig City until April 28.

APICHATPONG Weerasethakul’s traveling exhibition The Serenity of Madness is on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD), De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Design and Arts, 950 Pablo Ocampo St., Malate, Manila.

ARTINFORMAL has three ongoing exhibitions: Eugenia Alcaide’s See, Rene Bituin’s The Earth Doesn’t Need Us, and Micaela Benedicto’s Paths of Invisibility. The gallery is at 277 Connecticut St., Mandaluyong City.

ARTURO LUZ: First Light is on view until June 11 as part of Ayala Museum’s “Images of Nation,” a program in honor of the National Artists for Visual Arts. Ayala Museum is located at Makati Ave. corner De La Rosa St., Greenbelt Park, Makati City.

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