Joey G at Winford
SIDE A’s Joey Generoso — better known Joey G. — will be performing at Winford Manila Resort and Casino’s Hippodrome Bar and Lounge on May 12, 8 p.m. Admission is free of charge for all WMRC members and guests who are 21 years old and above. WMRC members and guests can also get VIP tickets for P1,250 nett per person which includes a VIP seat near the Hippodrome stage and is consumable on food and drinks at the venue. The Winford Manila Resort and Casino is located at the San Lazaro Tourism and Business Park in Manila. Call 528-3600 for inquiries and bookings.
May film screenings
THE Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD) at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) continues holding its movie screenings every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday this May. All films are free and open to the public. Showing on May 9, 11, and 13 is Wong Kar-Wai’s Happy Together, which follows a gay couple who move to Argentina to build a life together then find themselves forced to study their relationship. Screening on May 16, 18, and 20 is Landscape in the Mist by Theo Angelopoulous, about siblings who journey from Greece to Germany in search of their father who they have never met. David Cronenberg’s Existenz follows on May 23, 25, and 27. Starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Jude Law, this sci-fi tale looks at what happens when fantasy and reality blur into one. All screenings will be held at the MCAD Multimedia Room, with two showings on Wednesdays and Fridays, at noon and 3 p.m., and at noon on Sundays. For details, e-mail email@example.com, or call 230-5100 local 3897. MCAD DLS-CSB is located at the School of Design and Arts (SDA) Campus of the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Pablo Ocampo Ave (formerly Vito Cruz), Malate, Manila.
Istorya Vintage Fair
AN annual home-grown vintage fair will run on the weekend of May 19-20 at the Level 3 activity area of SM Aura, Premier, Taguig City. Istorya Vintage Appreciation Fair will feature antiques merchants and activities that will allow guests to try out techniques like pointed pen calligraphy and journaling with vintage tools like wax seals and stamps. The event is organized by Warehouse Eight, a co-working and events space in Makati City, and The Curious Artisan, a local creator of specialty writing and leather goods. There will be vintage cameras, typewriters, ornaments, vinyl and turntables, porcelain, stamps, local memorabilia, stationary, and trinkets which will be sold throughout the event. There will also be demonstrations on the use of old machines like the 1950s Adana letterpress, hot-stamp foiling on a 1970s Kingsley, threading on a hand-crank early 1900s sewing machine, and playing music on an extensive gramophone collection. Free entrance to the fair and activities. For details, call 812-8643 loc. 211
DANCE-LOVING children and teenagers now have the opportunity to learn from some of the best instructors in the country at the annual STAR Workshops at the Makati Cinema Square Dance Studio on all Wednesdays of May and June, beginning May 9. There are Baby Ballet classes for kids from ages three to six years old; Ballet for Beginners for children seven to 13 years old; and hip-hop classes for children ages six to 13 years, and hip-hop classes for teens. All sessions will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Tuition is at P4,500. A P500 downpayment will secure a space in the classes. Fees must be settled on or before May 26. For inquiries, contact 230-5100 local 1603, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music at Shangri-La Plaza
This will be a musical May at Shangri-La Plaza mall, starting on Mother’s Day when Celeste Legaspi, together with the ABS CBN Philharmonic Orchestra, performs under the baton of Ryan Cayabyab. This will be on May 13, 7 p.m., at the East Atrium. The viral Baby Shark song and dance is coming for a fun and spirited interactive performance, plus a meet and greet with the Baby Shark characters on May 18, 6 p.m., at the East Atrium. The Bernie Pasamba Quartet will perform on May 19, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., at the East Atrium. For inquiries, call 370-2597/98 or visit www.facebook.com/shangrilaplazaofficial.