1. Jane Iredale Make-Up Workshop
What to expect: Make-up Company Jane Iredale will be presenting its Spring 2016 collection via a workshop open to the public.
Must-do: Ask global makeup artist Shawn Towne tips to get the perfect look for your complexion and face shape.
Head over to: Rustan’s Makati, on June 1, 3PM to 6PM (Contact +63917-5556984 for inquiries.)
2. Urban Ashram Yoga Rockwell Open House
What to expect: As part of its expansion, Urban Ashram Yoga will be opening its latest yoga studio right at the heart of Rockwell.
Must-try: Any of their signature classes, Stree-Free Gentle Flow, Flexibility Not Required (FNR), and Hatha.
Head over to: 5F PHINMA Plaza, 39 Plaza Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati, from June 2 to 7, 5:30PM to 7:45PM (Package starts at P750 for one day. Book your preferred class here).
3. 21st Philippine Graphic Expo
What to expect: Experts in the printing and creative industries will be showcasing the latest innovations and technologies, along with best practices.
Must-do: Maximize your participation by asking the speakers questions during the workshop! (View the list of seminars here)
Head Over to: SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, from June 2 to 4, 8AM to 8PM (Free Admission).
4. Black Magic with The Diegos
What to expect: Diego Castillo and Diego Mapa, collectively known as The Diegos, will be having a five hour(!) vinyl set for one night, featuring various genres like soul, funk, pop, and disco.
Must-do: Challenge yourself to dance away the entire five-hour set. No cheating, please!
Head over to: Mao Den, Black Market, Warehouse 5, La Fureza Compound 2, Sabio Street, Makati City on June 3, 10PM (Contact +63917-8294162 / +632-4035019 for inquiries).
5. Ang Walang Katapusang Sequel
What to expect: This Alvin Molina-directed play will showcase all the different kinds of #feels we experience on a daily basis, be during rush hour, or in a drinking session with friends.
Must-do: Take note of the feels you'll learn from here and have a feels fest with friends!
Head over to: A Space, 110 Legazpi Street, Makati City, from June 3-4, 8PM (P250 ticket charge. Purchase tickets here).
6. The Normal Heart
What to expect: This Tony award-winning play focuses on the perspective of a passionate writer named Ned Weeks, who has been calling the attention of the government in line with the spread of an HIV-AIDS epidemic in his community.
Must-do: Learn from Ned how you can raise awareness in your own community.
Head over to: PETA Theater Center, 5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City, on June 3 (8PM), June 4 (3PM and 8PM), and June 5 (3PM and 8PM) (Contact them at +632-8919999. +63927-3917379, or +632- 7256244 loc 23 for ticket inquiries).
7. Director’s Choice: Russian Romanticism
What to Expect: Artistic director and conductor Arturo Molina will be leading the Manila Symphony Orchestra in playing classic pieces from the Russian Romanticism era.
Must-listen: Make this your main destination for date night and indulge on romantic saxophone music, which will be played by Brian Howrey.
Head Over to: Power Mac Center Spotlight, Level 2 Circuit Lane, Circuit Makati, on June 4, 8PM-10PM (Ticket prices start at P650 for silver. Purchase tickets here).
What to expect: Rising Sydney-based producer and DJ Jozef Conor, who has been making waves in Sydney, will be spinning his beats for one night at Greenbelt Residences’ Skydeck.
Must-listen: Support local DJs, too! DJs Katsy Lee, Myless Tan, Owens Sun, and many more will be playing their tunes as well.
Head over to: Skydeck, The Residences at Greenbelt, Manila Tower, Makati City, on June 4, 5PM to 11PM (Ticket prices start at P350).
9. Trampoline Park Saturday Bounce
What to expect: Aside from the trampoline experience, DJs Kevin Ruiz, and artists Summer Dream and the Zombettes will be playing their beats for a zero gravity party night.
Must-do: Take your younger sibling out on a fun date, they've got a wide array of contests that you'll both enjoy (slam dunk challenge, anyone?).
Head over to: Trampoline Park, Mayflower Street, Greenfield District, Mandaluyong City on June 4, 9PM-1AM (P350 ticket charge).
10. Manila X Style and Music Fest
What to expect: The beautiful marriage of fashion and music, with performances from Yeng Constantino, Gloc 9, and Up Dharma Down, among others, alongside fashion shows styled by celebrity stylists Myrrh Lao To, Rain Dagala, and Em Millan.
Must-watch: Kiana Valenciano's stint, which will be fantastic, for sure, but also because it's nice to see her performing with her brother Paolo as the show's director.
Head over to: Globe Circuit Event Grounds, Makati City, on June 4, 7PM (Ticket prices start at P500. Visit http://manilaxfestival.com/ for more details).
11. Reality X
What to expect: Experts will be discussing the potential of virtual reality (VR) through applications in the fields of art, architecture, and design.
Must-do: Drop by the visitors’ exhibition showcase to see for yourself how VR is part of the future!
Head over to: UP Town Center Amphitheater, Quezon City, on June 4-5, 4PM (Free admission. Register here).
12. Fashion with Compassion
What to expect: AJ Dee, the brother of Enchong Dee and the man behind The Filo Dapper, will be holding a charity bazaar, where proceeds will go to the National Children’s Hospital.
Must-do: What else but shop! And it's for a good cause so don't be a scrooge.
Head over to: Metrotent, South Drive, Pasig City, on June 5, 9AM-8PM (P100 entrance fee. Email [email protected] or [email protected] for ticket reservations).
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