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WEEKEND GUIDE | February 17-19: The Moffats, Journey, and Art Fair PH

It's all about love for the arts, music, and theater this weekend, February 16 to 18, 2017.

It’s all about love for the arts, music, and theater this weekend, February 16 to 18, 2017.

Celebrate the arts this weekend with our list of exhibits, musical shows, and theater performances happening around the metro.

Friday, February 17
Art Fair Philippines
Through February 19
The Link Carpark
Makati City

The annual art event that turns a car park into an art hub is back this year. Image Source: Art Fair Philippines' Facebook page.

The annual art event that turns a car park into an art hub is back this year. Image Source: Art Fair Philippines’ Facebook page.

This year’s fair promises a “bigger, better, and bolder” show featuring “the best in Philippine contemporary art.” Apart from the exhibit, the fair is also having talks, daily tours around Metro Manila’s museums, and more. For more information, visit artfairphilippines.com.

Journey Live in Manila
7:30 p.m.
SM Mall Of Asia Concert Grounds
Pasay City

Journey, led by Filipino vocalist Arnel Pineda, holds one-night concert in Manila for their fans. Image source: SM Tickets' Facebook page.

Journey, led by Filipino vocalist Arnel Pineda, holds one-night concert in Manila for their fans. Image source: SM Tickets’ Facebook page.

Journey is behind hit songs like  ”Don’t Stop Believing” and “Faithfully.” Ticket price starts at Php 1, 500. For more information, visit www.smtickets.com.

UP Fair
Through February 18
University of the Philippines Diliman
Quezon City

Gather  with your friends and enjoy this student-run, week-long OPM festival. Image sourced from UP Fair's Facebook page.

Gather with your friends and enjoy this student-run, week-long OPM festival. Image sourced from UP Fair’s Facebook page.

See different bands and other OPM artists perform at this fun, music fair. For more information, visit UP Fair’s Facebook page.

Timeless Classics: Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra 34th Concert Season
8 p.m.
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Pasay City

The orchestra will be playing  Tchaikovsky’s March Slave, Haydn’s Symphony No.88 in G, and Shostakovich’s Symphony No.10 under the baton of Olivier Ochanine. Ticket price starts at Php 309. For more information, call TicketWorld  at (+ 632) 891.9999.

Agnes of God
Through March 12
Onstage Theater
Makati City

Repertory Philippines mounts this 1985 American drama originally set as a film. Bart Guingona directs the Rep production. Image sourced from Repertory Philippines' Facebook page.

Repertory Philippines mounts this 1985 American drama originally set as a film. Bart Guingona directs the Rep production. Image source: Repertory Philippines’ Facebook page.

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 Php 627. For more information, call TicketWorld at (+632) 891-9999.

Eurydice
Through March 5
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Pasay City

Eurydice claims not to be your typical love story to watch this heart's month. Image sourced from Tanghalang Pilipino's Facebook page.

Eurydice claims not to be your typical love story to watch this heart’s month. Image sourced from Tanghalang Pilipino’s Facebook page.

Tanghalang Pilipino’s Eurydice explores on the themes of themes of death, love, and loss. Ticket price starts at Php 1, 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 i nthe 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 Php 938.72. 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 will showcase objects that echo either a bitter story or a sweet memory as submitted by different individuals. For more information, visit www.ayalamuseum.org.

Saturday, February 18

The Moffatts Farewell Tour 
8 p.m.
Smart Araneta Coliseum
Quezon City

<Image 6. Join Canadian Pop-Rock The Moffats as they sing their hits for the last time. Image sourced from Midas’ Productions’ Facebook page.>

The Moffats is behind hit songs like “Miss You Like Crazy” and “If Life is So short.” Ticket price starts at Php 530. For more information, visit Midas’ Productions’ Facebook page (www.midaspromotions.com/).

Mabuhay Germany 

Through February 19
Bonifacio High Street Central
Taguig City

<Image. Don’t miss out this event, which is dubbed as the biggest German-Philippine event in the country. Image sourced from German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc.’s Facebook page.>

Have a glimpse of German culture  at this fair that features food, music, job fairs, and more. For more information, visit German-Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc.’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/GPCCI.org).

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