Metro Weekend Guide: April 26-28
It's the last weekend of April, and there is so much going on around the metro. Here's a roundup of some of the events worth checking out.
Design Week Philippines April 2019
April 22-27; DTI - Design Center of the Philippines, G/F PTTC Building, Senator Gil J. Puyat Ave, Pasay
This week is the 11th edition of Design Week Philippines (DWP), the biannual festival celebrating Filipino design and creativity. See the Philippines through the curated Design Tour, attend workshops and talks, and meet other creatives. Find out more about all the scheduled events here.
Manila Fame April 2019
April 25-27; World Trade Center, Pasay
Shop the home, fashion, and holiday products at the biannual trade show of high quality products that reflect Filipino design and craftsmanship from local vendors.
“When I came in, one of my earlier directives to the team was to make Manila FAME more experiential as an event. With the end goal being: to help the buyers experience rather than just see what it is that we have to offer.” — Pauline Suaco Juan, CITEM Executive Director Experience Manila FAME. 25 - 27 April 2019 Link in Bio. #manilafame #mfa19
Kaleidoscope: An Art & Interiors Exhibit
April 28, 10am-7pm; The Peninsula Manila, Makati
As an official event partner for Design Week, Jas Ancheta Interiors is hosting a one-day exhibit featuring paintings, sculptures, photographs, mixed media works, furniture, and accessories from over 30 local artists. Prior to the exhibit, the interior design company will also be holding the Kaleidoscope: Collecting Art & Interior Design Workshop from 3 to 5pm on April 27 at Bar Pintxos Alabang. Admission is free for both the exhibit and the workshop.
Sometimes, clients ask me what artwork will go well in their space. See it live as we launch our art and furniture exhibit at the Peninsula Manila, together with Design Center of the Philippines. Plenty of new artists join our gallery! We will be selling paintings, sculptures, photographs, functional art, furniture and décor. See you soon!! . . . #jasanchetainteriors #thecabinetatcanterbury #artph #filipinoart #filipinoartists #buylocalph #designweekphilippines #designweekph #designweekph2019
Soirée by Retail Lab
April 27-28; The Fifth at Rockwell, R5, Power Plant Mall, Makati
Celebrating their 10th anniversary, Retail Lab is hosting their very first Soirée, a bi-yearly fashion, home, and lifestyle shopping event, where you can shop local labels that are typically only sold online. Expect products you can personalize on the spot, travel deals, and free workshops throughout the weekend.
Here’s your checklist for what to look forward to at the Soirée this weekend!!!! . . Pre-register for free event tickets! Link in the bio! . . . Soirée by @retaillabph April 27-28, 2019 The Fifth at Rockwell, Power Plant Mall . . . There is elevator access across Starbucks Reserve. This goes direct to the 5th floor. You may also access the Fifth by the Rockwell a Chapel inside the mall! . . . #seeyouatthesoirée
Aveda Show How You Care Fundraising Event at The Good Trade
April 27-28; Ayala Malls The 30th, Ortigas Center, Pasig
In partnership with Aveda, the zero-waste and sustainable fair will be in Pasig this weekend. Shop all the eco-friendly merchants, attend the free workshops, and especially, donate! More information on donations here.
Día del Libro / International Book Day
April 27; Ayala Triangle Gardens
Celebrate International Book Day and participate in the several activities they have planned including exhibits, concerts, lectures, poetry readings, contests, Spanish food and more at Ayala Triangle.
Barrio Fiesta Latino 2019
April 28; Greenbelt 3, Makati
The Club de Damas Latinas celebrates Spanish and Latin American culture with a day of food, drinks, music, and shopping, including special merchandise from Spain and Latin America. Admission is free.
Vatos Urban Tacos is the premiere Kor-Mex Cuisine in Asia that offers unique Korean and Mexican Dishes. Their Best-Sellers include Kimchi Carnitas Fries, Honey Tequila Wings, Wagyu Galbi Tacos, Chimichurri Chicken Tacos, and famous Vatos Ritas (a Margarita with beer on top). Visit them at their only branch in the Philippines at the ground floor of Net Park Building, 5th Avenue, BGC! For more info call (02) 459 7009 / 0967 246 4781 or www.vatosph.com #vatosph #vatoskorea #vatossg #komex . Find this and other amazing brands at our first ever ????BARRIO FIESTA LATINO??????April 28th 11am-7pm, Greenbelt 3. #barriofiestalatino#latinasph#manilaevents#greenbelt3#makati#eventsmanila
Talleres de Maximo Vicente at Rustan’s
5/F Rustan’s Makati
See the expansive exhibition of religious imagery from the private collection of the son of one of the most successful commercial santeros of all time, Maximo Vicente Sr., consisting of works by the artisans of Talleres de Maximo Vicente of Manila. See all the world-renown sculptures dating back to the early 20th century, which are all for sale. The exhibit runs until May 2.
The Luxury Sale by Luxe In
April 26; The Studio, 3/F Fully Booked, High Street, BGC
Luxe In presents another luxury sale where you can shop items from luxury brands including Chanel, Hermes, Gucci, Rolex, and more.
SKY Alive Tour with HBO
April 27-28; Main Atrium, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay
SKY Cable is bringing Westeros to Manila with Game of Thrones-inspired activities and attractions for the whole family.
Winter meets summer as the top players for the Iron Throne rally support for their right to rule. Choose your side as SKY brings Westeros to the SM Mall of Asia Atrium for the #SKYAlive Tour with HBO this April 27 and 28. Link of full video in the bio! #GOTonSKY #GameofThrones mysky.com.ph/got
With a current 96% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and all the rave reviews online, consider yourself lucky if you are able to score tickets (several theaters being completely sold out) to the final Avengers film in this MCU. You might want to see it as soon as possible before you accidentally encounter any spoilers, as everyone can’t stop talking about the epic film.
Head photo from Design Week Philippines