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.

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.

 

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.

 

BGC Art Mart Now Accepts Applications

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BGC Art Mart, a project of Bonifacio Art Foundation, Inc. (BAFI), is calling for applications from artists and sellers of original, artisanal and affordable art for its event on May 20 to 21 at the BGC Arts Center. Deadline of submission of application is May 10, 2017.

BAFI aims to support local artists and makers of crafts and wearables, sculptures, prints and other artworks by providing a space/venue for the artists to showcase and sell their products every 3rd weekend of the month and special occasions in BGC at a minimal fixed fee. Participation fee for confirmed sellers is Php500/day for 2 days or Php800/day for 1 day.

Click here for more information on the event.

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BGC Arts Center is located at 26th Street corner 9th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Metro Manila.

Lean, A Filipino Musical

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Catch Lean: A Filipino Musical at the Adamson University Theater on May 12 (7:30 pm) and May 13 (4 pm and 7:30 pm). Presented by UP Manila Dramatista, Lean is a musical based on the life of activist, nationalist and student leader Leandro “Lean” Alejandro. Alejandro fought for democracy against the backdrop of the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines in the 80s.

Tickets are available at Php300 per person. Click here for online ticket reservation.

To learn more about Lean: A Filipino Musical, visit UPMDramatista. For ticket inquiries, call Zoe at +63 906 4273981 or email upmaniladramatista@gmail.com.

Adamson University Theater is located at 900 San Marcelino Street, Ermita, Manila, Philippines 1000.

Goldilocks Junior Club Fun Day

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Bring your kids to Goldilocks‘ Junior Club Fun Day tomorrow, April 22, for a day full of fun activities and surprises! Happening at 1:00 pm in SM Mall of Asia Music Hall. Registration is Php250 per person. Tickets to the Junior Club Fun Day are open to kids ages 5 to 12 and are available at participating stores.

SM Mall of Asia is located at Seaside Blvd, Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Visit GoldilocksPH for more details.

Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones

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Adelaide FRINGE Award Winner Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones will run from May 3 to 7 at the PETA Theater Center. Presented by Bunk Puppets, this comedy will delight audiences with magical transformations using surreal shadow puppet scenes of flying chickens, brain transplants, sneaky ninjas and other hilarious silhouette figures using bits of household rubbish and household items.

Visit petatheater.com for more information. PETA Theater Center is located at No.5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City.

Tickets are available on Ticketworld.

Easter Cosplay Party at Crowne Plaza

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Bring your little cosplayers to Crowne Plaza’s Easter Cosplay Party on April 16 at the hotel’s Grand Ballroom and get a chance to win exciting prizes.

Tickets are available at Php1,100 nett for one child and one adult, Php800 nett for an additional child and Php300 nett for an adult entry pass.

For inquiries, call + 63 2 6337222 or email fandb.reservations@ihg.com.

Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria is located at 1100 Ortigas Ave, Ortigas Center, Quezon City, 1100 Metro Manila, Philippines.

Easteravagant Sunday at Araneta Center

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Get your baskets ready for some exciting games, contests, activities and shows at Araneta Center’s Easteravagant Sunday on April 16, Gateway Mall & Ali Mall at 10 am. Bring your kids to Farmers Plaza for some free bouncy inflatables play and sweet treats. Click here for more details.

Let your kids join the Easteravagant Sunday Costume Contest and get a chance to win Php5,000, Php3,000 or Php1,500 as a prize. Pre-register here for the contest.

Araneta Center is located in Cubao, Quezon City, 1109 Metro Manila, Philippines.

Pop Up: Art Exit

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Exit boring art conventions, enter the Art experience via _Pop Up: Art Exit on April 28 at 12 pm and April 29 at 9 pm at the _GALLERY in A SPACE Greenbelt, Makati.

Look around the exhibit and the artsy nooks, meet artists, buy artworks for your walls, learn about the local art scene, and attend workshops and talks.

Tickets are sold at Php250 per person per day or Php400 per person for two days and are available here. Additional fees may be charged for other activities.

For more information about the event, click here.