After a long week, most would prefer to stay in and catch up on some Netflix, or better yet, sleep. Those plans would be fine any other weekend, but not today. We’ve got some exciting stuff lined up for you from Makati all the way to Escolta. Scrap those plans of staying in or feel the #FOMO.
ESCOLTA BLOCK PARTY
When: Feb 18. 9 AM – 12:00 AM
Where: Escolta St., Manila
What: Escolta Block Party is back. Discover the history and heritage of the area by participating in the pocket events they’ll be having throughout the day. Some of the activities include Black Cloth Poetry by Ami Yamasaki, a photo exhibit featuring rare black & white photographs from the 1950s and 1960s by Ang Sin, an exhibit and art-making activity featuring rescued Puspin models, and the Love Parade, a tour of Escolta and Old Manila, with Carlos Celdran.
For more information check out their Facebook.
ART FAIR PHILIPPINES
When: Feb 18 – 19, 2017, 10 AM – 9 PM
Where: The Link Carpark, Ayala Center, Makati
What: Bigger and better than ever on its 5th year, Art Fair Manila is back until Feb. 19. When we say big, we mean it. This year they’re taking up 4 floors of The Link Carpark. Feast your eyes on the best in modern and contemporary Philippine visual art. Some of the exhibitors include Silverlens, Pinto Gallery, Gallery Kogure and Galería Cayón.
LOVE CALLIGRAPHY AND FEELS CAFE
When: Feb. 18 – 19. Registration starts at 11 AM.
Where: Shangri-La Mall Plaza Grand Atrium at Level 2 of the Main Wing for Feb. 18 and at the East Atrium at Mid-Level 2/3 of the East Wing for Feb 19.
What: Make the most out of whatever love is left of the love month. Enjoy poetry reading, calligraphy demos, and special talks over a cup of Bo’s Coffee Primo.
ROOTS MUSIC FEST
When: Feb. 18, 2017, 5 PM – 2 AM
Where: UP Diliman Sunken Garden
What: Known as one of the best nights of UP Fair, Roots music fest is back on it’s 4th year to close the UP Fair. Enjoy the clear skies and open air with a solid lineup including old school fave Parokya ni Edgar, Jensen and The Flips, Ang Bandang Shirley, Apartel, Tom’s Story and BP Valenzuela.
For more details, check out their Facebook.
Header Photo courtesy of Jei Ente