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Your Weekend Guide (August 25, 2017)

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NUMEROUS items from top local craftsmen can be found at ArteFino.

Artisans Fair

NUMEROUS items from top local craftsmen can be found at ArteFino.

FILIPINO artisans will present their wares at the ArteFino crafts fair on Aug. 25 to 27 at the Penthouse of 8 Rockwell, Rockwell Center, Makati City. The crafts fair will feature a new network of up to 70 vetted craft-makers with a special focus on exploring new materials and contemporary design in textile, jewelry, mosaic, pottery, furniture, fashion, and more.

Metropolitan Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Manila will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 26, which happens to be the last day to view the exhibit Manila: Hidden in Plain Sight. There will be a special screening of short films at the Tall Galleries as part of the museum’s CineMET x Cinema Rehiyon Program, featuring films from CineKasimanwas: Wester Visayas Film Festival, and there will also be a free guided tour of Manila: Hidden in Plain Sight at 2 p.m. Other ongoing exhibits are Distinct Refinements: Painting from the Provinces which is ongoing at the Tall Galleries until Oct. 28, and The Philippine Contemporary: to scale the past and the possible at the Upper Galleries. The museum is at the BSP Complex, Roxas Blvd., Malate, Manila.

Dance Off Finals

KING Julien’s Dance Off Grand Finals will be held on Aug. 27, 2 p.m., at the Chaos Manila, City of Dreams Manila. The dance tilt, now on its second year, is the culmination of a four-week competition.

Bike Marathon

R.O.X. (Recreational Outdoor eXchange will hold the 7th edition of the R.O.X. Bike Fair. Now on its 7th edition, the R.O.X. Bike Fair, a month-long bike campaign which features a series of bike-related activities and events nationwide. One of the activities is the R.O.X. Bike for a Cause 2017 on Aug, 26, at Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna, which aims to engage the biking community in a meaningful and charitable biking event. The proceeds for this year’s Bike For A Cause — which will have 26K and 18K courses — will go to the Talahib Pandayan National High School in Batangas City and Heroes on Wheels program.

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