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WEEKEND GUIDE | Feb. 24-26: EDSA anniversary, Great British Festival, KOMIKET

Check our list of things to do this weekend, February 24 to 26, 2017.

Check our list of things to do this weekend, February 24 to 26, 2017.

Remember the People Power Revolution, discover what makes Great Britain good, grab copies of your favorite Filipino komiks—here’s our list of happenings around the metro.

Friday, February 24
Great British Festival
Through February 26
Bonifacio High Street
Taguig City

Enjoy a great weekend of live music, fashion, food, and arts at this festival. Image sourced from British Embassy Manila's Facebook page.

Enjoy a great weekend of live music, fashion, food, and arts at this festival. Image sourced from British Embassy Manila’s Facebook page.

This year’s festival focuses on the importance of street markets in British life. For more information, visit British Embassy Manila’s Facebook page.

Sining Lakbay
Gateway Gallery
Gateway Tower, Araneta Center
Cubao, Quezon City

Revisit Philippine history in this exhibit featuring murals by top Filipino artists on important national events. Image sourced from Gateway Gallery's Facebook page.

Revisit Philippine history in this exhibit featuring murals by top Filipino artists on important national events. Image sourced from Gateway Gallery’s Facebook page.

Sining Lakbay allows viewers to revisit history through augmented reality. For more information, visit Gateway Gallery’s Facebook page.

Ballet Philippines’ Swan Lake
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Pasay City

Through March 5

Don't miss one of the greatest classical ballets of all time. Image sourced from Ballet Philippines' Facebook page.

Don’t miss one of the greatest classical ballets of all time. Image sourced from Ballet Philippines’ Facebook page.

Ballet Philippines’ 47th season concludes with Swan Lake, a well-loved ballet with the timeless theme of love and forgiveness. Ticket price starts at Php309. For more information, call TicketWorld at (+632) 891-9999.

Ballet Manila’s Don Quixote
Through February 25
Aliw Theater
Pasay City

 Don Quixote, a masterpiece in the world of classical ballet, is Ballet Manila's last production for its 21st season. Image sourced from Ballet Manila's Facebook page.

Don Quixote, a masterpiece in the world of classical ballet, is Ballet Manila’s last production for its 21st season. Image sourced from Ballet Manila’s Facebook page.

A fun and energetic ballet, Don Quixote was said to be based on “The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha,” a book written by Miguel de Cervantes. For more information, call TicketWorld at (+632) 891-9999.

Trendsetter’s Bazaar: Pre-Summer Sale
Through February 26
11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
World Trade Center
Pasay City

Welcome the summer season with some retail therapy. Image sourced from Trendsetter's Bazaar's Facebook page.

Welcome the summer season with some retail therapy. Image sourced from Trendsetter’s Bazaar’s Facebook page.

Enjoy shopping, good music, and nice prizes from raffle draws at this weekend bazaar. For more information, visit Trendsetter’s Bazaar’s Facebook page.

Agnes of God
Through March 12
Onstage Theater
Makati City

Agnes of God follows the story of Dr. Martha Livingston, who is a court-appointed psychiatrist sent to evaluate Sister Agnes, a young nun who claims to have a child through virgin conception. Ticket price starts at Php627. For more information, call TicketWorld at (+632) 891-9999.

Eurydice
Through March 5
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Pasay City

Tanghalang Pilipino’s Eurydice explores on the themes of themes of death, love, and loss. Ticket price starts at Php1,000. For more information, call the CCP Box Office at (+632) 832-3704.

FringeMNL
Through February 26
various venues in Metro Manila

This multi-arts festival features works by artists in the field of theater, literature, music, dance, visual art, film, performance art, and more. For more information, visit www.fringemanila.com.

Wicked
Through March 5
The Theatre at Solaire
Pasay City

Set in a fantasy world of wizards, witches, magic and spells, Wicked follows the story of the witches of Oz: Glinda and Elphaba. Ticket price starts at Php1,750. For more information, call TicketWorld at (+632) 891‐9999.

Care Divas
Through March 19
PETA Theater Center
Quezon City

A story on Philippine migration, Care Divas bagged seven trophies during the 2011 Philstage Gawad Buhay! Awards. Ticket price starts at Php938.72. For more information, call TicketWorld at (+632) 891-9999.

Salaysayan: K’wentong Bayan, Kaalamang Bayan
Through March 8
University of the Philippines Diliman
Quezon City

The festival features a conference, workshops, an installation art exhibit, dance, musical concerts, a puppet theater, the re-staging of Goethe’s Faust, and film showings. For more information, visit UP Diliman’s Facebook page.

Art Unmasked: The Truth in Art: The Lasallian Arts Month
Through March 4
De La Salle-College of St. Benilde
Manila City

See performances from different student-artist groups including Saint Benilde Romançon Dance Company, Coro San Benildo, Dulaang Filipino, Karilyo, Stage Productions, and Operations Team. For more information, visit The Benilde Office of Culture and Arts’ Facebook page.

BITTER x SWEET
Through February 26
Ayala Museum
Makati City

This crowd-sourced interactive project by the museum showcases objects that echo either a bitter story or a sweet memory shared by different individuals. For more information, visit www.ayalamuseum.org.

Saturday, February 25
Masks Against Dictators
4 p.m.
EDSA White Plains
Quezon City

Join this event organized by Millennials Against Dictators in cooperation with Temperamental Brats and the February 25 Coalition. Image sourced from Millennials Against Dictators' Facebook page.

Join this event organized by Millennials Against Dictators in cooperation with Temperamental Brats and the February 25 Coalition. Image sourced from Millennials Against Dictators’ Facebook page.

The public is encouraged to bring their angriest masks and most creative placards, and to march from Camp Aguinaldo to White Plains in Quezon City to commemorate the 31st EDSA People Power Anniversary. For more information: Millennials Against Dictators’ Facebook page.

Power of We Protest Rally
4 p.m. to 12 m.n.
EDSA White Plains
Quezon City

Join this event that commemorates the anniversary of People Power Revolution. Image sourced from Coalition Against the Marcos Burial in Libingan ng mga Bayani's Facebook page.

Join this event that commemorates the anniversary of People Power Revolution. Image sourced from Coalition Against the Marcos Burial in Libingan ng mga Bayani’s Facebook page.

The event is a call to stop the killings, remember People Power, and defend the Filipino people’s rights and preservation of history. Those interested are encouraged to wear black. For more information, visit Coalition Against the Marcos Burial in Libingan ng mga Bayani’s Facebook page

KOMIKET
February 25: Komiks and Art Market at the Elements at Centris
February 26: Artist Talks at the U-View Theater, Fully Booked, Bonifacio Global City

Filipino Komiks and Art Market (KOMIKET) is now on its third year. Image sourced from KOMIKET's Facebook page.

Filipino Komiks and Art Market (KOMIKET) is now on its third year. Image sourced from KOMIKET’s Facebook page.

Show support for Filipino comics by seeing the works of over 300 authors illustrators and komiks creators, and listen to some of them during the Artists’ Talks. For more information, visit KOMIKET’s Facebook page.

Exordium in Manila
Through February 26
Smart Araneta Center
Quezon City

Popular K-Pop group, Exordium, is having a two-night concert for their Filipino fans. Image courtesy of Araneta Center.

Popular K-Pop group, Exordium, is having a two-night concert for their Filipino fans. Image courtesy of Araneta Center.

Exordium, or popularly known as EXO is behind hits like “Mama,” “Wolf,” “Call Me Baby,” “Growl,” and “Lucky One,” among others. For more information, visit aranetacenter.net.

Passionfly Bazaar 2017
Through February 26
11a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Axon, Green Sun
Makati City

 Buy the trendiest products that suit your tastes at this bazaar. Image sourced from Karl Edward International's Facebook page.

Buy the trendiest products that suit your tastes at this bazaar. Image sourced from Karl Edward International’s Facebook page.

Besides fashionable items and food items at this popular weekend bazaar, shoppers also get to participate in creative workshops and various fun activities. For more information, visit Karl Edward International’s Facebook page.

HEARTIST: A music, art, and comedy gig for the benefit of Kythe Foundation
7 p.m.
Cup Fiction
Quezon City

 Support Kythe Foundation by joining this fun, fund-raising event by Linya Linya. Image courtesy of Linya Linya.

Support Kythe Foundation by joining this fun, fund-raising event by Linya Linya. Image courtesy of Linya Linya.

Fill your night with performance art, poetry, spoken word, standup comedy, and music from various artists. For more informationL Linya Linya’s Facebook page.

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