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Weekend hangs: MaArte at the Pen, Pawchella, and many more this weekend

By Leanne Baldelovar Published Aug 18, 2022 5:09 pm

Got plans this weekend? There are numerous activities to choose from aside from staying in! It could be a shopping trip to treat yourself, a concert to enjoy, or a trip to the cinemas to learn something new.

If you haven't decided what to do yet, we've got you covered.  

MaArte at The Pen at The Peninsula Manila

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MaArtes, let's celebrate the Filipino creativity and craftsmanship this weekend!

After two long years, MaArte at The Pen, a local bazaar whose mission is to raise funds and awareness for the National Museum of the Philippines and its networks, is back.

Aside from bringing together local fashion, furniture, and accessory brands, MaArte will also introduce PHxMaArte, a collaboration with PHx Fashion Group to highlight the next generation of Filipino designers.

There will also be an exhibit featuring the creations of Salvacion Lim Higgins, known by the acronym Slim, who was known for creating avant-garde pieces. It will be available on view at The Lobby from August 15 to 27.

And finally, there will be talks on history of tea, Philippine contemporary craft and design landscape, and haute couture fashion during the festival. MaArte Talks runs at 2:00 p.m. daily from August 19 to 21 at Salon de Ning in Peninsula Manila.

The bazaar is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on August 19 until 21, 2022. Admission is free. 

Hallyu Market at the SM Skydome

It's time for another budol, K-Pop fans. Prepare your wallets for Hallyu Market, a one-day bazaar featuring Korean merchandise and beauty products from over 70+ K-merchants on August 20 at the SM North EDSA Skydome. K-Collectors can buy, sell, trade, and auction their items at Photocard Station while sipping on coffee from their K-Cafe selection. 

Walk-in tickets are available at the venue entrance for P150, which includes a mini deco kit. The gates and booths will open at 10 a.m. and close at 9 p.m.  

Pawchella: A Benefit Concert at the Bonifacio Global City   

Calling all the pawrents and our pawssionate readers! Enjoy the music while supporting and raising funds for our furry friends.

Pawchella is a benefit concert for animal welfare organized by the PAWssion Project in honor of International Homeless Animals Day. Catch live performances by BINI, Sud, Orange and Lemons, and others at 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City in Taguig on August 20, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The event is free, but you can pledge P1,500 for a month's worth of food, shelter, and medicines for furbabies. Aside from that, they will honor you with VIP access and a bottled coffee flask from Stay Up Espresso Bar—there are a lot of other freebies, too!

Free Martial Law movies at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani

If you're interested to watch free educational films this weekend, AlterMidya is holding film showings on Martial Law this August 21 at the Bantayog ng Mga Bayani in Quezon City.

Titled "Ang Mga Katotohanan sa mga Marcos at Martial Law," films include: The Kingmaker, Ang mga Alingawngaw sa Panahon ng Pagpapasya, Portraits of Mosquito Press, Liway, Edjop, and He Never Wrote 30.

See below for the full schedule of each film: