Manila Tech Convention 2017: Culture for the Future

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Manila Tech Convention 2017: Culture for the Future, presented by TECHtonic, is an event that aims to connect technology and community for collective growth by showcasing local and international tech innovations, bringing investments to both start-ups and established companies, and convening the industry’s brightest minds.

Poised to be the hottest and biggest tech innovation event in the Philippines, Manila Tech Convention 2017: Culture for the Future targets to gather local and international tech start-ups, different sectors of the government, key industry figures as well as angel investors and venture capital groups worldwide in a two-day learning, networking, and pitching event on July 29 and 30, 2017 (Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 7 pm) at Hall 2, SMX Convention Center.

Click here for registration. For more information, visit techtonic.ph. For inquiries, call +63 995 281 3320 / +63 2 501-0029 / 514 3670 or email info@techtonic.ph for attendees / exhibit@techtonic.ph for exhibitors.

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SMX Convention Center is located in Seashell Lane, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City 1300 Metro Manila, Philippines.

REP: 50 Years of Telling Stories

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Repertory Philippines (REP), the country’s premier theater company, celebrates its golden year in a musical gala called REP: 50 Years of Telling Stories featuring all the Repertory stage greats at The Theatre at Solaire. REP is inviting everyone to commemorate this special event on June 11, 2017, starting with cocktails at 6:30 pm, main show at 8 pm and afterglow (for some coffee, dessert and fun) at 10 pm. Attire is formal.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event to catch all the theater stars such as Monique Wilson, Leo Martinez, Joy Virata, Miguel Faustmann, Michael Williams, Menchu Lauchengco, and Audie Gemora perform on stage. Acclaimed director Bart Guingona will be at the helm of the show, with Luna Inocian as the writer and Ejay Yatco as the musical director.

Ticket prices range from Php1,000 to Php5,500 and are available for online purchase from Ticketworld.

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Founded in 1967 by a group of actors, REPERTORY PHILIPPINES FOUNDATION, INC., has staged more than 400 productions during its eighty season run in fifty years and continues to stage the best productions from Broadway and the West End, showcasing local talents to promote the performing arts in the Philippines.

The Theatre at Solaire is located in Solaire Resort & Casino, 1 Aseana Avenue, Entertainment City, Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Areglo (A UP Silakbo Benefit Gig)

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UP Silakbo presents Areglo, a benefit concert featuring independent artists Ang Bandang Shirley, Jensen and the Flips, Reese Lansangan, Cheats, and Tom’s Story, plus some local acts such as Comic and Equals on May 4, 2017 (Thursday) at 5:30 pm at Baker Hall, UP Los Baños, Laguna.

The beneficiary of the proceeds from the event is Mang Alexander Ortega, a blind man who travels daily from Quezon City to play the harmonica at the Los Baños Junction.

Ticket price is Php250 per person if bought before May 4; Php300 for walk-ins. Tickets are available for pre-order here.

For inquiries, call Sarah at +63 935 515 9030 or visit @SilakboUP.

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UP Silakbo is a music organization at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) that promotes growth, openness, service, and responsibility.

University of the Philippines Los Baños is located at Pedro R. Sandoval Ave., Los Baños, Laguna 4030 Philippines.

 

Watch Timbuktu via Alliance française de Manille’s Ciné-Club

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Alliance française de Manille’s (AFM) Ciné-Club presents Timbuktu, a French-Mauritanian film by African director Abderrahmane Sissako about the life of a cattle herder and his family amidst the ideological dogma imposed by radical jihadists in Mali.

Timbuktu, a 2014 Palme d’Or nominee, will be shown at the AFM Auditorium on May 3, 2017 (Wednesday) at 8:30 pm. Admission is FREE and open to the public. No registration is required.

The Alliance Française de Manille (AFM), founded in 1920, is one of the most prominent foreign cultural institutions in the Philippines. A non-profit organization committed to promoting the French language and culture, AFM encourages friendly relations between the Filipinos and the French through art and educational programs.

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For more information, visit @alliancefrancaisedemanille. For inquiries, call +63 2 895 7585 or email info@alliance.ph. 

Alliance française de Manille is located at 209 Nicanor Garcia Street, Bel-Air II, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

13th Binondo Warehouse Sale

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Get up to 70% off on men’s and ladies’ fashion, shoes, bags, and sporting goods and accessories at the 13th Binondo Warehouse Sale on May 1 to 7, 2017 (from 10 am to 7 pm) at the Ground Floor of State Center Building, Binondo. Brands such as Hush Puppies, Reebok, Sebago, Crocs, Diadora, Timberland, Rockport, Karrimor, Philips, Targus, Darlington, Ogio and more will be available for sale at discounted prices.

Admission is FREE and open to the public. All major credit cards are accepted. RCBC Bankard cardholders may avail of up to 12 months deferred payment at 0% interest during the sale.

For more information, visit MCT Events Management or call Metro Creative Themes Inc. at +63 2 239 3807 or +63 2 3992935.

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State Center Building is located in Juan Luna St. (near Binondo Church), Binondo, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines.

The Life Drawing Session 2 by Pens N’ Brushes

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Pens N’ Brushes Philippines is hosting its second The Life Drawing Session event (an Open Nude Figure Drawing Jam) on May 6, 2017 (Saturday) from 6 pm to 10 pm at The Open Space, Makati City. The theme will revolve around the pairing of opposing signs Taurus and Gemini and will provide as a central backdrop to this event from the music to the participating artists’ physical environment. Detalye Design Group will be transforming the venue into a celestial setting while art materials will be provided by Faber-Castell Philippines (although guests are welcome to bring their own materials of choice).

Pens N’ Brushes is a Singapore-based art non-profit group composed of individuals who express art in all forms and mediums. Its figure drawing events explore the art in the human body in a casual setting where people can also socialize and enjoy good music, wines, and refreshments at the same time.

Art students, figurative artists, professionals, homemakers, and those who simply want to draw are all welcome to join.

Event fee is Php700. For inquiries, email info@pensnbrushes.com or call +63 917 889 7080.

For more information, visit pensnbrushes.com.

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The Open Space Concept Area & Events Venue is located in 134 Jupiter St., Makati City 1223, Metro Manila, Philippines.

 

Mamma Mia! (An Early Mother’s Day Special)

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Enjoy Mamma Mia!, an early Mother’s Day special of amazing music from the Manila Symphony Orchestra, on May 4, 2017, from 6:30 pm to 8 pm, at the Ground Floor Lobby of the Ayala Museum. Mamma Mia!, a part of a series of The Rush Hour Concerts presented by Ayala Museum, Manila Symphony Orchestra, and Avida, will entertain the crowd with a wide range of music from classical compositions to modern tunes from The Music of Abba.

Tickets range from Php300 to Php1,000 and are available at the Ayala Museum ticket counter and Ticketworld (online service fees and additional charges may apply). For inquiries, email concerts@ayalamuseum.org or call +63 2 759 8288 loc. 8272. Visit ayalamuseum.org for more information.

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Ayala Museum is located at Makati Avenue corner De La Rosa Street, Greenbelt Park, Makati City, 1224 Metro Manila, Philippines.

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at Restaurant 101

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Restaurant 101’s Brunch Buffet on May 14, 2017 from 11 am to 2 pm. Call +63 2 856 5000 loc. 101 / +63 2 219 7836 / +63 917 874 3751 or send e-mail to 101@enderuncolleges.com to reserve your table. Visit restaurant101.com.ph for details.

Restaurant 101 is the application restaurant of Enderun Colleges and was recognized as one of Asia’s Finest Restaurants in the Miele Guide 2011/2012.

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Restaurant 101 is located at 1100 Campus Avenuem McKinley Hill, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Source: Promotional email from Restaurant 101

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students

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Give your teens the right tools to succeed in school and in life. Franklin Covey Education Philippines is offering an Introduction to The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students in 2 batches: from May 27-28, 2017 and July 15-16, 2017 at Center for Leadership & Change, Inc. (CLCI), APS Building.

For more information, visit franklincovey.ph. For inquiries, call +63 2 817 2726 loc. 104/105 or send e-mail to ezragatus@franklincoveyphilippines.com. Interested participants may avail of tickets here.

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CLCI is located in APS Bldg., Salcedo Campus, Ateneo de Manila University, 130 H.V. Dela Costa, Salcedo Village, Makati City, Philippines.

Ateneo Art Awards 2017

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The Ateneo Art Gallery is now accepting nominations and entries for the 2017 Ateneo Art Awards in the following categories: Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Art and Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism.

Three winners will be chosen for the Fernando Zobel Prizes for Visual Art which is given to Filipino visual artists aged 36 and below for outstanding work in an exhibition held between 2 May of the previous year and 1 May of the current year. On the other hand, two winners will be chosen for the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism which honors the memory of Purita Kalaw-Ledesma an art writer who authored several important books on Philippine Art History and who was also a key figure in the development of post-war Philippine art.

Visit Ateneo Art Gallery’s website and Facebook page for more details. For inquiries, call +63 2 426 6488 or email aag@ateneo.edu. For forms and guidelines, click here.

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Ateneo Art Gallery is located in Level 2, Old Rizal Library Special Collections Building, Ateneo de Manila University, Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Philippines.