WEEKEND GUIDE | August 4 to 6: Cinemalaya, WOFEX, Unicorn festival

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Enjoy your break for the next two days with our select list of things to do from August 4 to 6, 2017.

Watch indie films, enjoy discounts at a mall-wide sale, or catch a unicorn during your free hour. The metro has lots of fun events to check out for the next three days.

Friday, August 4
Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival 2017
Through August 13
CCP and Ayala Cinemas

Celebrate the independent spirit at the country’s biggest indie film festival. Image sourced from Cinemalaya’s Facebook page.

It’s time to “See the Big Picture” a this year’s festival. Catch nine full-length films, 12 short films, a film and exhibit retrospective focusing on legendary actress Lolita Rodriguez, a special screening of Gil Portes’ three films, and more. For more information, visit www.cinemalaya.org or www.culturalcenter.gov.ph.

Lany Live at Ayala Malls
Through August 6
Ayala Malls in Metro Manila

Paul Klein, Les Priest, and Jake Goss will be back in Manila. Image sourced from Ayala Malls’ Facebook page.

Don’t miss American indie band Lany perform live at various Ayala Malls. The band is behind hit songs like “ILYSB,” and “Good Girls.” For more information, visit Ayala Malls’ Facebook page. 

Robinsons Malls’ Red Hot Sale 2017
Through August 31
Robinsons Malls nationwide

Score the best deals at this month-long sale event. Image sourced from Robinsons Malls’ Facebook page.

Enjoy up to 50% discount on your favorite brands. For more information, visit Robinsons Malls’ Facebook page.

World Food Expo 2017
Through August 5
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
World Trade Convention Center
Pasay City

Be part of this event dubbed as the “Ultimate Food Show Experience.” Photo sourced from  World Food Expo’s Facebook page.

Discover the latest trends as well as source products and services from the food and beverage, and hotel industry’s players. Ticket price is at Php200. For more information, visit http://www.wofex.com/.

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT
Weekends through August 12
Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza
Makati City

Watch this latest production from Upstart Productions based on the film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Image sourced from Upstart Productions’ Facebook page.

Monty Python’s SPAMALOT is a Tony Award-winning musical. For its Philippine production, Rachel Alejandro is headlining the musical together with Carla Guevara-Laforteza and Lorenz Martinez. Ticket price starts at Php 1,045. For more information, visit Upstart Productions’ Facebook page

Saturday, August 5
Rainbows and Unicorn Fair
Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays of August
Eastwood Mall Atrium
Quezon City

Be part of the first unicorn-themed fair in the metro. Image sourced from Eastwood City’s Facebook page.

Apart from shopping for rainbow-colored treats, enjoy various colorful activities such as fashion shows, workshops, and more. For more information, visit Eastwood City’s Facebook page.

Radha + Basti A Rock N Soul Revue
8 p.m.
Maybank Performing Arts Theater, BGC Arts Center
Taguig City

Radha Cuadrado, formerly part of the group Kulay, and Basti Artadi of Wolfgang are partnering for this show. Image sourced from BGC Arts Center’s Facebook page.

Patterned after the New York Rock & Soul Revue held at New York’s Beacon Theater, the audience can expect a genuine interplay of music between Radha and Basti at this show. Ticket price starts at Php 1, 045. For more information, call Ticketworld at (+632)  891-9999.