Here's Your Weekend Guide for February 1 to 3
by Jace Amodo, February 01, 2019 3:30pm
Art by Dani Elevazo
It's National Arts Month! Whether you're a newbie in the art community, a casual fan, or a loyal art aficionado, you will reignite your passion for the arts and find a new reason to frequent to the galleries, museums, and theater houses this month. Kickstart the annual celebration by joining these events geared towards rekindling your enthusiasm and appreciating local art.
4th Trifecta Film Festival
When: February 1, 6 pm
Where: Natividad Fajardo-Rosario Auditorium, 18/F Br. Andrew Gonzales Hall, De La Salle University, Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila
DLSU's Trifecta Film Festival returns, bringing three films for three consecutive Fridays in February. The festival will kick off with Marius Talampas-helmed Ang Pangarap Kong Holdap. Keep your eyes peeled because they will also screen a short film by up-and-coming student filmmakers.
For more information, contact Chesca Valencia at +63 905 3605237 or visit the DLSU Green Media Group on Facebook.
Pasinaya 2019: Open House Festival
When: February 1 to 3, 7 am to 6 pm
Where: Cultural Center of the Philippines, CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City
The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) will once again open its doors and offer unique artistic experiences with a see-all-you-can and pay-what-you-can scheme at the Pasinaya Open House Festival, the country's biggest multi-arts festival. Now in its 15th year, Pasinaya is gathering the best of the best in the art community, featuring performances of the CCP resident companies and other guest artists, film screenings, mini-workshops, visual arts exhibitions, artists’ market, and museum hopping among others.
Images of Nation: F. V. Coching, Komiks at Kultura
When: February 1 to 3
Where: Ayala Museum, Greenbelt Park, Makati City
It's your last chance to see Ayala Museum and NCCA's homage to Komiks Legend Francisco V. Coching! While the exhibit celebrates the artist's centennial year, it is also dedicated in memory of Filomena N. Coching (1924-2018), F.V. Coching’s wife, who pursued her dream of showing the work of her husband to the Filipinos.
4th Kuwentuhan Tayo!: A Workshop on Creative Storytelling
When: February 2, 9 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: Consunji Room, Ang Bahay ng Alumni, University of the Philippines–Diliman, Quezon City
Fun fact: February 2 is World Read Aloud Day. To celebrate just that, ReadingReady Center is having a workshop on creative storytelling entitled "Kuwentuhan Tayo!"; facilitated by a professional storyteller and 2008 PBBY Salaysayan Champion, and it is open to teachers, parents, caregivers, and anyone who tells stories to children for a living.
For more information, visit the event page on Facebook.
13th Chinese Spring Film Festival Activities
When: February 2 to 3
Where: Grand Atrium, Shangri-La Plaza, Shaw Boulevard, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City
With a stellar lineup of Chinese films (and not to mention—free admission!), this year's Spring Film Fest is a must-see. To further celebrate Chinese culture, Shang is also holding a Chinese Music Concert on February 2, from 2 pm to 3:30 pm, and a Chinese Painting Workshop on the morrow, from 2 pm to 4 pm.
For more information, visit the Spring Film Festival on Facebook.
Film screenings at Cinema Centenario
When: February 1 to 3
Where: 95 Maginhawa Street, Teachers Village East, Diliman, Quezon City
Catch up on your list of local indie films to watch at Cinema Centenario (CC), the premiere microcinema at the heart of Maginhawa. This weekend, CC is showing Hintayan Ng Langit, Sakaling Hindi Makarating, Rainbow's Sunset, Ang Pangarap Kong Holdap, Mary, Marry Me, Changing Partners, Liway, Through Night and Day, and Respeto. Tickets are at 200php each.
For more information, call +63 945 5367054 or visit Cinema Centenario on Facebook.