Weekend warrior: 10 ways to massive fun in Metro Manila this weekend of Jan 29-31

EXPERIENCE LAZY CINEMA
Jan 29.
Makati yuppies and yuccies! Beg off from traffic first and stay put in your locale. Perhaps you’d like to slump down on a bean bag, catch a movie, and rest before traveling home? A Space is screening Ronnie Lazaro’s Edna at 8pm today. Lazaro will be there to field questions after. 5/F 110 Legazpi Street, Makati. PHP300

CATCH THE VAMPS
Jan 30.
The Vamps return to Manila on Saturday. Catch the UK boy band along with Before You Exit and The Tide in a show fittingly called #3logy. 8pm. SM Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay. SM Tickets. Tickets start at PHP530

GO ON A SOUND TRIP
Jan 30.
The Metropolitan Museum of Manila partners with Satchmi for a day of sound trip. Bring your records with you to spin and take people on a sound trip, or you can sit down, listen, and be taken for an audio ride. If you don’t have records, there will be a few on site for you to trip on and have fun with. 10am. Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Roxas Boulevard. Free

EAT ART GIG
Jan 30 & 31.
There’s a cutesy party over at Abada this weekend. There will be a two-day knitting workshop by Knit Manila, live art sessions featuring Jino Cordero, KR Rodgers, among others, and live performances by Luis Gonzales, Jai, Cara Decenteno, and Tricky Asperin. 7pm. 35 Abada Street, Xavierville, Quezon City. PHP2,000 (workshop)

GET CREATIVE
Jan 30 & 31.
Graphika Manila is holding a two-day conference on creativity. Speakers lined up include Tokidoki, Valerie Chua, Benjamin Su of Pixar, and more. There will be a book sale, too, an open forum about pricing, plus the ever-important after-party. 9am. SM Mall of Asia Convention Center, Pasay. Tickets start at PHP2,300

ATTEND A POP-UP CINEMA
Jan 30 & 31.
How would you like to make a gimmick out of watching old-ish movies in an open ground? Circuit Makati is screening Mama Mia and Les Miserables on Saturday, and Grease and Notting Hill on Sunday over at the Deck in Circuit Lane. Sounds like a cool thing to do if you’re out for a steady weekend. 6pm. Circuit Makati, Hipodromo Street, Makati. Free 

GO TO SUBTERRANIA SESSIONS
Jan 31.
Ely Buendia, Raimund Marasigan, Buddy Zabala, Lourd de Veyra, Diego Castillo, Tarsius, Ciudad are all coming together to play a benefit show for writer Luis Katigbak. Subterrania Sessions is a one-off show, the first of the series of benefits for Luis. 8pm. Route 196, 196-A Katipunan Extension, Quezon City. PHP1,000

CELEBRATE CHINESE NEW YEAR
Until Feb 7.
Would you believe the Spring Film Festival is already on its 10th year? They’ve carefully selected 10 of the best Chinese movies for everyone to enjoy — from Zhang Yimou’s Coming Home to period drama East Wind Rain, and so much more. Three screenings will be held per day, starting at 2:30pm. Cinema 4, 5/F Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong. Free

ADOPT A CAT
Jan 31.
Maginhawa’s Cat Cafe Manila has collected quite a number of puspins — stray cats, if you will — that they’re opening their doors to interested humans who would like to adopt one. You can view these adoptable cats, play with them, and choose the one you think can complete you. 8:30-11:30am. 2/F 189 Maginhawa, Teacher’s Village, Quezon City. Free

LEARN POTTERY
Jan 31.
If you’re out to learn something new this year, allow us to make a suggestion: try pottery? On Sunday, Hey Kessy is holding a pottery workshop where you can learn how to make ceramic plates, bowls, cups, whatever. 1pm. Hey Kessy Studio, 71-B Abada Street. PHP3,500
 


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