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Lecture on Angono

THE Metropolitan Museum presents “Anguno: Localized Perspective on Arts and Community,” a lecture by Peter John S. Natividad, on Sept. 9, 2 p.m. The talk will discuss the lakeshore town of Angono, Rizal which produced two National artists, Carlos “Botong” Francisco for Visual Arts and Lucio San Pedro for Music, and was home to Juan Senson, a master of traditional arts in the 19th century. The lecture fee is P150 and P120 (students, senior citizens, PWDs). The museum is located at the Bangko Sentral Complex along Roxas Blvd., Malate, Manila.

Charity fun run

RESORTS WORLD MANILA’s Run With Me celebrity charity race will be held on Sept. 10, 5 a.m., at McKinley West, Taguig City. Celebrity leaders will guide five teams to the finish line in 21K, 10K, and 5K categories. Among them are Troy Montero and Aubrey Miles, Cristine Reyes and Ali Khatibi, Gian Magdangal and Meg Imperial, Dingdong Dantes, and Rovilson Fernandez. The five beneficiaries of the proceeds were chosen by the celebrity leaders, namely; the YesPinoy Foundation, HERO Foundation Inc., Tzu Chi Foundation, EPCALM Adult Leukemia Foundation of the Philippines, and COR Foundation.

A Necessary drama

THE NECESSARY Theater presents Blackbird, a play by David Harrower, on Sept. 8 and 9, 8 p.m., and Sept. 10 at 3 p.m., at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Ayala Ave., cor. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City. Bart Guingona and Mikkie Bradshaw-Volante star as Una and Ray, who, after 15 years, finally talk about what happened between them when she was only 12 years old. Directed by Topper Fabregas. Tickets are available at TicketWorld (

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BART GUINGONA and Mikkie Bradshaw-Volante star in Blackbird.

Musical on trolls

PETA presents a musical about online trolls and martial law on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until Sept. 28 at the PETA Theater Center , No.5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City. Tickets are available at TicketWorld (

Theater festival

PISTA RIZALINA: Festival of Arts and Ideas runs from Sept 8 to 28 at various venues around the Cultural Center of the Philippines. The plays are: Rody Vera’s Indigo Child; Maynard Manasala’s Tao Po, a set of monologues on EJKs starring Mae Paner; Reuel Molina Aguila’s Maliw, starrring Bembol Roco; Nicolas Pichay’s Isang Aeaw sa Karnabal which stars Yul Servo; Chris Millado’s Buwan at Baril sa eb Major; Bonifacio Ilagan’s Pagsambang Bayan the Musical; Nicanor Tiongson’s Aurelio Sedisyoso, A Rock Sarswela; Herbie Go’s Pragres, based on a piece by F. Sionil Jose; and a series of monologues called Bata, Banta, Bantay, Tayo, Tayog, Bantayog. For detals, schedules, and tickets, visit TicketWorld (

Jamie Rivera in concert

HEY IT’S ME, Jamie!: 30 Years. The Concert, featuring singer Jamie Rivera, will be held on Sept. 8, 8 p.m. at the Music Museum at the Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan. Tickets are available at TicketWorld (

Choir concert

THE Cultural Center of the Philippines in cooperation with Ave Maria Children’s Choir Foundation, Inc. presents the 9th Halina’t Umawit: A Philippine Children’s Choir Festival featuring the Hail Mary the Queen Children’s Choir. It will be held on Sept. 10, 3:30 p.m., at the Main Theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. For details and tickets, visit TicketWorld (