Free this weekend? Go to these 3 shows

Posted at 06/27/14 10:45 AM

“Waves of Time” by Roger “Rishab” Tibon. Photo: Handout

MANILA – Tired of shopping, going to restaurants and watching movies at the cinema? Try attending these art events this weekend for a change.

A New Renaissance

What it is: The closing concert of the Philippine Madrigal Singers’ 50th anniversary celebration.

Venue: Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater)

Schedule: June 28 (8 p.m.) and June 29 (5 p.m.)

Tickets: P400 (Balcony One Side) to P1,500 (Orchestra Center). For inquiries, contact the CCP Box Office (832-1125) or TicketWorld (891-9999).


What it is: The latest solo exhibit of nature artist Roger “Rishab” Tibon

Venue: Art Elements Asian Gallery, Level 3 SM Aura Premier, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

Schedule: June 25 to July 21

Ticket price: For inquiries, call Art Elements at 519-9683 or e-mail [email protected]

Virgin Labfest 10

What it is: A festival of “untried, untested, unpublished and unstaged” one-act plays. This year’s line up includes Liza Magtoto’s “Anonymous”; Allan Lopez’ “Sa Isang Hindi Natatanging Umaga, At Ang Mga Ulap Ay Dahan-Dahang Pumaibabaw sa Nabubulok Na Lungsod”; Layeta Bucoy’s “Sa Pagitan Ng Dalawang Kahong Liham”; Raymund Reyes’ “Ang Naghihingalo”; Ricardo Novenario’s “Wendy Wants To Be A Housewife”; Carlo Vergara’s “The Missing Peace”; Joy Icayan’s “Last Ten Minutes”; Kevin Tabora’s “Mapagbirong Haplos”; Eljay Deldoc’s “Ang Goldfish Ni Prof. Dimaandal”; J-mee Katanyag’s “Betang”; Reya Laplana’s “Sa Lilim”; and Maynard Manansala and U.Z. Eliserio’s “Bago Ilibing”. The event will also feature the restaging of Herlyn Gail Alegre’s “Imbisibol”; Liza Magtoto’s “Isang Daan” and Carlo Vergara’s “Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady” from the ninth Virgin Labfest.

Venue: CCP’s Tanghalang Huseng Batute (Studio Theater) and the Bulwagang Amado Hernandez

Schedule: From June 25 to July 6

Ticket price: P300 each, with festival passes at P1,200 each. For inquiries, call CCP Production Management Services Division (832-1125 local 1606 to 1607) or visit www.culturalcenter.gov.ph.