WEEKEND GUIDE | May 5 to 7: Puppets, augmented reality, and that 70s musical

May 5, 2017 - 7:01 AM
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Nothing to do this weekend? How about stepping out with your family or friends to catch the metro's merry roundup of events.
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Be on fleek with the metro’s many chill events for the next two days.

Friday, May 5
Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones
Through May 7
PETA Theater Center
Quezon City

It’s fun to be in the dark especially when watching this puppet comedy show suited for all ages. Image sourced from PETA Theater Center’s Facebook page.

A play by Melbourne-based Bunk Puppets company, Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones features a delightful fusion of shadow puppetry and physical theater. For more information, call (+63) 927-3917379.  

Teatro Tomasino’s ‘Kapitan Sino’
Through May 6
University of Santo Tomas
Manila City

‘Kapitan Sino’ concludes Teatro Tomasino’s 39th season. Image sourced from Teatro Tomasino’s Facebook page.

This comedy-drama play is based on Bob Ong’s novel of the same title, and adapted for stage by playwright Cyrene Mendoza. For more information, call (+63) 905-4215255, (+63) 906-6937681.

Tribes Summer Camp
Through May 7
Pradera Verde, Lubao
Pampanga

Join this event dubbed as the ‘first open Adult Summer Camp in the Philippines.’ Image sourced from Tribes Summer Camp’s Facebook page.

The camp features different activities including a night concert, fun activities, socials, and more. For more information, visit Tribes Summer Camp’s Facebook page.

Angry Christ
Through May 14
Wilfrido Ma. Guererro Theater, University of the Philippines-Diliman
Quezon City

Angry Christ presents the life of Fil-American painter Alfonso Ossorio. For more information, call (+63) 917-9673616.

Saturday, May 6
Shang Arctic Adventure
Through May 21
Shangri-La Plaza
Mandaluyong City

Enjoy the first and biggest augmented reality experience at Shangri-la Plaza this weekend. Image sourced from Shangri-La Plaza’s Facebook page.

Cool down this summer, and enjoy a world-class broadcast augmented reality experience at Shangri-La Plaza. For more information, visit Shangri-La Plaza’s Facebook page.

Godspell
Through May 21
Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza
Makati City

MusicArtes Inc. restages this Broadway rock opera that opened in the 70s and continues to be presented by various touring companies worldwide. Image sourced from MusicArtes Inc.’s Facebook page.

See this critically-acclaimed Broadway rock opera that was launched in the 70s and revolves around the parables of Jesus Christ and his message of world peace and love.

Retrospect
7:30 p.m.
Singson Hall, Ateneo de Manila University
Quezon City

The Ateneo Blue Symphony Orchestra treats music aficionados to a night of good music. Image sourced from Ateneo Blue Symphony Orchestra’s Facebook page.

Be part of this event celebrating music that has shaped generations. For more information, visit Ateneo Blue Symphony Orchestra’s Facebook page.

Travel the Write Way: A Travel Writing Workshop
6 p.m.
Fully Booked, Bonifacio High Street
Taguig City

Just in time for summer, this workshop on travel writing will surely have you vividly sharing your best summer stories ever. Image sourced from Writer’s Block Philippines’ website.

Learn how to write engaging travel stories at thsi workshop to be conducted by Ana P. Santos and Nikka Sarthou-Lainez of Writer’s Block Philippines. Workshop fee is at Php2, 000. For more information, visit www.writersblockphilippines.com.