Warner TV Pop Expo 2018, District 1308 Festival, and other events to go to this weekend

Jace Amodo
PUBLISHED July 14, 2018 08:27 am
A still from Irene Villamor’s ‘Sid & Aya’ film. Photo release/VIVA Films

(Inside Manila) This weekend, raise your geek flag at Bonifacio High Street’s pop culture expo, celebrate the arts and design in Pasay, view unique art exhibitions, and more.



Film screenings at Cinema Centenario


When: July 13 to 15


Where: 95 Maginhawa Street, Teachers Village East, Diliman, Quezon City


Support local independent films! Among the films you can watch this weekend are “Sid & Aya,” “Citizen Jake,” “Book Club,” “Hereditary,” “Bar Boys,” “Ang Panahon Ng Halimaw,” and “Pamilya Ordinaryo.” Tickets are at P200 each.


For more information, contact Tanya at +63 945 5367054 or visit Cinema Centenario on Facebook.



Warner TV Pop Expo 2018


When: July 14


Where: 9th Avenue, Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City


Another round of geeky celebration that is the Warner TV Pop Expo is slated this week, expecting pop culture fans to participate from the long list of exciting events. Among those are trivia and games, the Injustice 2 challenge, artist interviews, street magic, board game show, and the much-awaited music fest. During the Pop Talks segment, YouTube Creators will be onstage, film and writing panel, and comics and art panel.


For more information, visit Warner TV Pop Expo on Facebook.



District 1308 Festival


When: July 14 to 15, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.


Where: Blue Bay Walk, Pasay City


Celebrate the best of today’s local musicians, poets, filmmakers, artists, foodies, and entrepreneurs at District 1308 Festival, one of the biggest arts and design festival in the country. Come July 15, festival-goers can gather at the free outdoor indie film screenings: "Ang Tulay Ng San Sebastian," at 6 p.m., "What Home Feels Like," at 8 p.m., and "Best Partee Ever," at 10 p.m. You can also get your quick gastronomic fix through the many food and drink booths.


For more information, contact +63 906 2353722 or email district1308festival@gmail.com.



Powerbooks Workshop


When: July 15, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Where: Powerbooks The Podium, 3/L The Podium, 12 ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City


Let your kids learn how to make a Do-It-Yourself Jellyfish at Powerbooks’ free workshops, which is happening every Sunday from June to August at The Podium Mall. Spend a playdate with your kids and have a meaningful family day.


For more information, visit www.powerbooks.com.ph or follow Powerbooks Store on Facebook.



Harmony Exhibit


When: Until July 15, 7 p.m.


Where: ArtistSpace, Ayala Museum Annex, Ground Level, Makati Avenue corner De La Rosa Street, Makati City


It’s your last chance to see pointillism and nature combined at ArtistSpace’s Harmony, the 10th solo exhibition of Korean visual artist Su Bok Kim. The artist’s love for trees is at the heart of this exhibition. She paints not only the forests she has seen and felt but also compares relationships of humans with nature. Admission is free.


For more information, please call or e-mail Jane Salvador at (02) 759-8288 or artistspace@ayalamuseum.org, or Su Bok Kim at sbsbkim@naver.com.



Bangka Exhibit


When: Until July 20, 5 p.m.


Where: Globe Art Gallery at The Globe Tower, 32nd corner 7th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig


Swiss diplomat-turned-artist Jürg Casserini’s fascination with broken parts of a bangka, or native fishing boats, that washed ashore has given birth to Bangka, his latest open-to-the-public exhibition. Despite being framed as gallery pieces, his allegiance to the material conditions of these found objects are part of Casserini’s desire to tell a story of vessels lost to time, turbulence, and the natural disasters regularly experienced when one is at the mercy of open waters.


For more information, contact Hiraya Gallery at (02) 523 3331 or email Didi Dee at dididee@hiraya.com.

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