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Weekend Entertainment in Metro Manila (September 2 to 4, 2016)

There are a lot of things to do and places to visit this weekend.

By: Karen Cayamanda | September 02, 2016
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The gloomy weather is still upon us, but don’t let it rain on your parade. In this list of weekend entertainment, we’ve rounded up several things that you can look forward to such as movies, theater shows, concerts, and other events. Feeling artsy? You can check out an exhibit, too. From sun up to sun down, Metro Manila has exciting offerings this weekend.


weekend entertainment Manila September 2016

Hold your breath as you watch this thriller.

Thriller movie fans may want to go to cinemas on August 31 to catch Don’t Breathe. This film revolves around three friends who unlawfully enter a house of a rich blind man to steal his money. What they did not realize is that he is not as helpless as they thought. Directed by Fede Alvarez, Don’t Breathe features Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minette, Daniel Zovatto, and other artists.

weekend entertainment Manila September 2016

Jason Statham as Arthur Bishop completes impossible tasks to save the love of his life in Mechanic Resurrection.

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If you’re after action and thriller films, you can watch Mechanic: Resurrection on August 31 in cinemas. This film features Jason Statham as Arthur Bishop who used to be an assassin. But when his loved one was kidnapped, Bishop needs to go back to his old life to save her. He travels around the world to complete three assassinations and make them seem like accidents. The cast also includes Jessica Alba, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Yeoh, Sam Hazeldine, Rhatha Phongam, and Natalie Burn. Mechanic: Resurrection is directed by Dennis Gansel and distributed by Viva Pictures.


weekend entertainment Manila September 2016

‘The Bench Boys will be singing hit songs from the ‘80s. .

If you think that male singers who are in their 50s cannot do musicals anymore, The Bench Boys can prove you wrong. On September 1 to 3 and 8 to 10, you can watch Dirty Old Musical (DOM) featuring The Bench Boys composed of John Arcilla, Nonie Buencamino, Robert Seña, Michael Williams, and Ricky Davao. This male group band had a one-time big time hit in the ‘80s and disbanded because of personality differences and other reasons. The Dirty Old Musical will be held at the Music Museum, Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan City. Ticket prices range from PhP1,080 to PhP2,160.


weekend entertainment Manila September 2016

The New Minstrels and The Circus Band want to see you this September.

On September 2, 8:00 PM, you can reminisce some ‘70s hits on See You in September featuring The New Minstrels and Circus Band. Both are show bands which dominated the Philippine entertainment scene during the 1970s. The Circus Band was composed of singers from the Ateneo University but the members eventually went solo. On the other hand, The New Minstrels started as an all-male singing group which included female singers to their line-up as they became more popular. See You in September features former members of both groups. These include Pat Castillo, Ray An Fuentes, Louie Reyes, Eugene Villaluz, Jacqui Magno, and Ding Mercado. The concert will be held at Solaire Resort & Casino, 1 Aseana Ave., Entertainment City, Parañaque City. Ticket prices range from PhP1,348.25 to PhP2,966.15.

Live Event

weekend entertainment Manila September 2016

K-pop fans unite! GFriend presents their album showcase this September.

Fond of K-pop songs? You may want to head to The Theatre at Solaire on September 4 to watch GFriend L.O.L Manila Showcase 2016. This is an album showcase of K-pop girl group GFriend which is composed of Yuju, SinB, Yerin, Sowon, Eunha, and Umji. LOL is their first studio album that features 10 songs including Navillera which topped music charts in Korea. Regular ticket prices range from PhP3,303 to PhP6,606. The Theatre at Solaire is located at Solaire Resort & Casino, 1 Aseana Ave., Entertainment City, Parañaque City.

Want weekend activities that will keep you moving and energized? Read New Detours for the Kids and Kids at Heart.

Art Display

weekend entertainment Manila September 2016

One of the sketches and designs of Juvenal Sansó internationally acclaimed visual artist.

Ayala Museum has long been known to feature a wide range of artworks from various artists. This September, you can marvel at colored sketches, paintings, and costume designs in Sansó: Setting the Stage. This exhibition is a celebration of Juvenal Sansó’s 70 years in the industry. Sansó is an internationally acclaimed visual artist who has produced numerous stage and costume designs for the opera.

Aside from sketches, the exhibition showcases archival materials such as textile designs that were related to Sansó’s work. Sansó: Setting the Stage is open to the public and will run until September 18 at the Third Floor Galleries, Ayala Museum, Makati Ave., cor. De La Rosa St., Greenbelt Park, Makati City.


weekend entertainment Manila September 2016

Party all night with neon lights.

If night life is your thing, you may want to check out Glow in the Dark on September 3. Revelers can move to the groove of Dutch pop, hip-hop, as well as dance music with neon lights to keep the night alive. Co-presented by ETC Channel and Jack TV Network, Glow in the Dark will be held at Chaos Nightclub at City of Dreams Manila, Aseana Ave., cor. Entertainment City, Parañaque City.

weekend entertainment Manila September 2016

Jo and the Holy Notes are set to perform at Resorts World Manila.

Jo and the Holy Notes is composed of musicians who have been in the industry for more than 12 years. They were known for their repertoire that covers wide range of hits from various genres. You can watch them perform at Bar 360, 11:45 PM, on September 2, 9, 16, and 23. Bar 360 is located at Resorts World Manila, Newport Blvd., Newport City, Pasay City.

Want to hit the bar this weekend? Read about the latest bars that opened in Manila here at Manila’s Newly Opened Bars for Party Animals and Foodies.


weekend entertainment Manila September 2016

You can win instant prizes at Resorts World Manila.

If you feel like you have the upper hand, you can try peeling a lucky tab at Resorts World Manila until December 31. When you earn 30 points on slots and table games, you can print the vouchers and exchange them for a Lucky Tab. Prizes include chips worth PhP650 to PhP200,000 as well as discounts from food establishments such as Passion Cantonese Restaurant and New York Pinoy Deli and Franks. Resorts World Manila is located at Newport Blvd., Newport City, Pasay City.

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Karen has more than 10 years of experience in writing for the web. She has covered a very wide range of topics - from health, lifestyle, and life insurance, to sports, real estate, basic interior design, and current events.
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